Rob Labritz opened the PGA Professional National Championship with a 3-under 69 on the Militia Hill Course at Philadelphia Cricket Club on Sunday. The director of golf at GlenArbor is tied for sixth, one shot off the lead.
The low 20 scores advance to the 97th PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.
Grant Sturgeon is also in the top 10 after Round 1. The assistant from Winged Foot who captured the National Assistants Championship, shot a 2-under 70 on the Militia Hill Course.
2015 PGA Professional National Championship
At Philadelphia Cricket Club
T6 Rob Labritz (GlenArbor) 69
T9 Grant Sturgeon (Winged Foot) 70
T15 Corey Muller (Darien) 71
T21 Colin Amaral (Metropolis) 72
T35 Brian Gaffney (Quaker Ridge) 73
T56 Steve Scott (Paramount) 74
T56 Dave Fusco (Patriot Hills) 74
Outside projected 36-hole cut
T130 Greg Bisconti (St. Andrew’s) 76
T130 Charlie Meola (Saxon Woods) 76
Photos of Rob Labritz and Brian Gaffney courtesty of PGA of America.