Johan Kok, PGA Secures Fourth Tn PGA Professional Championship
FRANKLIN, Tenn. – After three days full of heat at Vanderbilt Legends Club, Johan Kok, PGA secured his fourth victory at the 52nd Tennessee PGA Professional Championship.
Although it almost broke one hundred degrees during play, round one brought an exciting match. Fairways & Greens Professionals Braxton Hunter, PGA and Walt Chapman, PGA finished the day tied for the lead. Hunter scored five birdies and an eagle while Chapman finished with five birdies to complete the round at four-under, 67. Just behind them at three-under, 68, Bobby Cochran, PGA of Colonial Country Club also finished with five birdies and an eagle to put him in the third place spot.
Tennessee Golf Foundation's Dick Horton inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame
The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame inducted Dick Horton as part of its 2020 class on August 29.
Horton led golf initiatives in Tennessee for over 45 years. A native of Hamilton, New York, Horton previously served as the Executive Director of the Tennessee Section PGA and the Tennessee Golf Association and the Tennessee Golf Foundation, holding all three positions for 17 years. In his most recent role as President of the TGF, he has grown Tennessee’s collective golf organization’s assets from $3,500 in 1973 to $22 million today.
The Scotty - Inaugural State Junior Four-Ball hosted by PGA Tour pro, Scott Stallings
Check out a few of the sights from The Scotty, the inaugural state junior four-ball championship hosted by PGA Tour professional Scott Stallings and the Tennessee Golf Foundation.
Congratulations to our four champions!!
Alex Miller and Casen Justice
Bryce Harmon and Cooper Russell
Rachel and Anna Heck
Evan Woosley-Reed and Jackson Herrington