Frank Esposito Jr. wins Senior PGA Professional
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Frank Esposito Jr. won the Senior PGA Professional Championship for the second time in four years Sunday at Desert Mountain.
Esposito, the 54-year-old PGA Teaching Professional at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township, New Jersey, chipped in for eagle on the final hole for a 4-under 68 and a five-stroke victory.
Esposito finished at 12-under 276 and earned $21,500.
Jim Schuman of Scottsdale was second after a 70 on the Cochise Course.
Stuart Smith of Reno, Nevada, had a 68 to finish third at 6 under.
The top 35 players earned spots in the Senior PGA Championship in May at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Michigan.