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Bob Sowards Leads Corebridge Financial PGA Team to the 2024 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores

November 1, 2023



FRISCO, Texas (Nov. 1, 2023) – Bob Sowards, who won the 2023 Senior PGA Professional Championship on Sunday, will lead the Corebridge Financial PGA Team consisting of PGA of America Golf Professionals to the 2024 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship. The team consists of the low 35 scorers from the Senior PGA Professional Championship.

Sowards recorded a stellar final-round 6-under-par 66 on PGA Golf Club’s Wanamaker course to finish at 15-under-par 272. Sunday’s win marked the second Senior PGA Professional Championship title for Sowards, who previously claimed the Leo Fraser Trophy in 2018, also at PGA Golf Club. He is the seventh PGA of America Golf Professional to win two Senior PGA Professional Championships.

The low scorers who earned exemptions into the 2024 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship and a position on the 2024 Corebridge Financial PGA Team are:

Bob Sowards (Dublin, Ohio, Kinsale Golf and Fitness Club, Southern Ohio Section)

Jerry Haas (Winston-Salem, N.C., Wake Forest University, Carolinas Section)

Mike Small (Champaign, Ill., University of Illinois, Illinois Section)

Tracy Phillips (Tulsa, Okla., Cedar Ridge Country Club, South Central Section)

Jeff Brehaut (Park City, Utah, Utah PGA Life Member, Utah Section)

Jeffrey Schmid (Iowa City, Iowa, Brown Deer Golf Club, Iowa Section)

Mick Smith (Summit, Wis., Mick Smith Golf, Wisconsin Section)

Don Berry (Rogers, Minn., Edinburgh USA Golf Club, Minnesota Section)

Tim Weinhart (Canton, Ga., Heritage Golf Links, Georgia Section)

Steve Schneiter (Sandy, Utah, Schneiter’s Pebblebrook, Utah Section)

Ray Franz (Mount Pleasant, S.C., Daniel Island Club, Carolinas Section)

Rob Sedorcek (Ballwin, Mo., Family Golf & Learning Center, Gateway Section)

David Ladd (West Palm Beach, Fla., Champions Club at Summerfield, South Florida Section)

Eric Bogar (Houston, Texas, Golfcrest Country Club, Southern Texas Section)

Frank Esposito (Florham Park, N.J., Mountain Ridge Country Club, New Jersey Section)

Greg Gregory (Joshua, Texas, Southern Oaks Golf Club, Northern Texas Section)

Craig Bowden (Bloomington, Ind., Indiana PGA Life Member, Indiana Section)

Chad Proehl (Urbandale, Iowa, Sugar Creek Golf Course, Iowa Section)

Jeff Hart (Solana Beach, Calif., Southern California PGA Life Member, Southern California Section)

Dave McNabb (Newark, Del., Applebrook Golf Club, Philadelphia Section)

Alan Morin (Royal Palm Beach, Fla., The Club at Ibis, South Florida Section)

Rich Steinmetz (Gilbertsville, Pa., Spring Ford Country Club, Philadelphia Section)

Chad Kurmel (Okemos, Mich., Michigan State University, Michigan Section)

Jake Reeves (Knoxville, Tenn., Fox Den Country Club, Tennessee Section)

Jim Carter (Scottsdale, Ariz., Southwest PGA Life Member, Southwest Section)

David Hutsell (Lutherville, Md., Baltimore Country Club, Middle Atlantic Section)

Paul Claxton (Claxton, Ga., Richmond Hill Golf Club, Georgia Section)

Gregory Hiller (San Antonio, Texas, TPC San Antonio, Southern Texas Section)

Sean McCarty (Solon, Iowa, Brown Deer Golf Club, Iowa Section)

Brian Smock (Coronado, Calif., Coronado Golf Course, Southern California Section)

Greg Bisconti (South Salem, N.Y., The Saint Andrew’s Golf Club, Metropolitan Section)

Scott Hebert (Traverse City, Mich., Traverse City Golf & Country Club, Michigan Section)

Jason Caron (Greenlawn, N.Y., Mill River Club Inc., Metropolitan Section)

Rick Morton (Jacksonville, N.C., Rock Creek Golf & Country Club, Carolinas Section)

Ryan Malby (Kalispell, Mont., Pacific Northwest PGA Life Member, Pacific Northwest Section)

For more information about the 2024 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, visit

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