This week Alan Morin, PGA Assistant Golf Professional at The Falls Country Club in Lake Worth will compete in the 2017 Puerto Rico Open at Cocoa Beach Golf & Country Club. Morin earned a spot in the tournament by winning the SFPGA Professional Championship/Section Championship for a record fifth time. He won by three shots firing a three day total of 10-under 206 at Wyndemere Country Club and Quail Creek Country Club. Morin also won the 2016 South Florida PGA OMEGA Player of the Year, a title he has been named nine times. We wish Alan the best of luck; click here to follow his progress throughout the tournament.
This week Alan Morin, PGA Assistant Golf Professional at The Falls Club of the Palm Beaches will compete in the 2017 Honda Classic. This will be Morin’s ninth start in the Honda Classic, in which he has made the cut three times (2008, 2007 and 2003). Morin received an exemption into The Honda Classic as a result of winning the 2016 South Florida PGA OMEGA Player of the Year point’s race. Morin had an outstanding 2016 season, earning him 1,018 points in the OMEGA Player of the Year Race. Morin has been named South Florida PGA Player of the Year nine times. With an impressive finish to his season, Morin was victorious at two of the South Florida PGA’s major championships: South Florida PGA National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship and the South Florida PGA Professional Championship/Section Championship. Additionally, he placed 2nd at the Florida Open Championship in July. Morin competed in the 2016 PGA Professional Championship at Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York, where he finished T36. He also participated in the 2016 National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla where he finished T8. With his victory at last year’s South Florida PGA Professional Championship/Section Championship, Morin will earn a spot in the 2017 Puerto Rico Open. Morin will tee off on Thursday at 1:25 PM off #10. We wish Alan the best of luck; click here to follow his progress throughout the tournament.
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