Twenty PGA professionals will compete in the 103rd(*20*) PGA Championship in Kiawah Island, South Carolina.
Among these will probably be Derek Holmes, who made a 30-foot par save on the remaining gap of April’s PGA Professional Championship to safe his spot in the males’s second main of the yr.
Holmes, 32, was an assistant professional at Dellwood County Club in Dellwood, Minnesota, from 2016-20, till turning into a PXG Minneapolis store manager.
Holmes stated he makes use of the store as his major place of follow.
“With a two-year old at home and a booming PXG store to manage, it’s been a grind to find time to commit to the game. I feel fortunate to work with PXG. They’ve provided me the space, support, and tools to dial-in my game,” stated Holmes.
This will probably be Holmes’ first PGA Championship look. Twenty PGA club professionals earned the proper to compete in the main by their end in the PGA Professional Championship, in which Holmes tied for eighth.
“I am looking forward to being on the inside of the ropes, rather than spectating from the outside,” stated Holmes. “My plan is to soak it all in and enjoy the experience.”