Minnesota Section PGA Professional Championship
By Maggie Sutton
Jones ended up winning wire-to-wire after making a birdie on the first playoff hole needed to break the first place tie between him and Brent Sndyer. Jones shot a 67-73 for a two-round total 140, 4 strokes under par.
The 8 Section Players that will compete in the 2021 National PGA Professional Championship are Dale Jones of Mendakota Country Club, Brent Snyder of Troy Burne Golf Club, Jeff Sorenson of the Minikahda Club, Derek Holmes of PXG Minneapolis, Luke Benoit of Interlachen Country Club, Kris Koretsch of Fargo Country Club, Bill Israelson of Vintage Golf Course, and Eric Rolland of Augsburg College. Israelson and Rolland made the field after a playoff for the last two spots with Don Berry and Grant Shafranski.
Final R1 R2 Total
1 Dale Jones Mendakota CC -4 67 73 140
2 Brent Snyder Troy Burne GC -4 69 71 140
3 Jeff Sorenson The Minikahda Club -3 72 69 141
4 Derek Holmes PXG Minneapolis -2 71 71 142
T5 Luke Benoit Interlachen CC -1 73 70 143
T5 Kris Kroetsch Fargo CC -1 72 71 143
T7 Grant Shafranski North Oaks GC E 73 71 144
T7 Bill Israelson Vintage GC E 73 71 144
T7 Don Berry Edinburgh USA GC E 72 72 144
T7 Eric Rolland Augsburg College E 69 75 144