Four club professionals from the Philadelphia Section PGA are competing in the 73rd Senior PGA Championship, the season’s first major on the Champions Tour, which has begun at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Mich.
George Forster of Blue Bell, Stu Ingraham of Newtown Square, Bill Sautter of Ocean City, N.J., and Pete Oakley of Lincoln, Del., are in the field for the 72-hole event. Facilities represented by the four players are Radnor Valley (Forster), M-Golf (Ingraham), Philadelphia Cricket (Sautter) and The Rookery (Oakley).
Another player in the field with Philadelphia ties is Joe Daley of Scottsdale, Ariz., who graduated from Plymouth Whitemarsh High School and played for a time on the PGA Tour.
A total of 156 players, including 40 club professionals, are competing in the 72-hole event.