Southwest Section PGA Professional Championship

Southwest Section PGA Professional
Championship Held At Long Bow Golf Club

by Rick Price, PGA

SWSPGA President Don Rea presents Winner Ben Weir the Champions plaque.

Ben Weir birdied four of is last six holes to force a play-off with Stone Canyon Head Professional Brent Newcomb, coming of a play-off win himself in the Southern Chapter PGA Championship last month. Brandon Smith from Ventana Canyon posted a 4-under par 67 for 207 total to join both Weir and Newcomb.

On the first play-off hole Smith missed his birdie attempt from 18 feet and then watched Weir knock in a 15 footer to eliminate him. Newcomb proceeded to calmly sink a 10 footer to keep the play-off a live.

Tournament Sponsors and players qualifying for the the 2014 PGA National Championship.

Teaching Professional from Red Mountain Ranch CC Ben Weir, captured the title with a two foot birdie putt tap in on the second hole, capping off six birdies in his final eight holes to win the Championship.

The top six players qualify for a spot into the 2014 PGA Professional National Championship.

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