Knoll captures Callaway Golf TPD Championship
Blue Shamrock golf pro And Palmerton coach Alex Knoll recently won the Philadelphia PGA Callaway Golf TPD Championship, the season’s first points event.
Knoll had the tournament’s best round leading to 32 stableford points. Starting his round on the back nine at Green Valley Country Club Knoll posted three birdies before adding an additional four birdie over his final nine holes finishing with seven total and a three-point stableford win.
The event, which was played on April 22 at Green Valley Country Club, feautred nearly 140 Section Professionals, and was played as a modified stableford tournament with players earning 1 point for any par, 3 points for birdies, 6 points for eagles, 9 points for double eagles, and -1 point for any bogey or worse.
Knoll will be one of 12 Philadelphia PGA Professionals competing in this weekend’s 52nd PGA Professional Championship at Belfair in Bluffton, SC. The tournament will be played Sunday, April 28 through Wednesday, May 1 with the top-20 finishers advancing to the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black later next month.