Block wins PGA Pro National Championship

Michael Block wins PGA Pro Championship

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – After not leading the entire four-day tournament, Michael Block forced a playoff on the final hole of the day of the 2014 PGA Professional National Championship, and defeated Jamie Broce on the second sudden death hole to win the title.

Block, a golf pro in Mission Viejo, California, was participating in the tournament for the first time. After winning this event, he collects $75,000 in prize money, qualifies for the PGA Championship (August 7-10 in Louisville, Kentucky), gets six exemptions in PGA Tour events over a 12 month period and earns a spot on the PGA Cup team.

The top 20 in the field all qualified for the 2014 PGA Championship in Louisville.

Leaderboard through four rounds:

1. Michael Block, -2 under par

2. Jamie Broce -2

3. Stuart Deane, -1

4. Frank Esposito, E

T5. Dustin Volk, +1

T5. Rod Perry, +1

T5. Bob Sowards, +1

T8. David Tentis, +2

T8. Johan Kok, +2

T8. David Hronek, +2

11. Steve Schneiter, +3

T12. Rob Corcoran, +4

T12. Jerry Smith, +4

T12. Aaron Krueger, +4

T12. Dave McNabb, +4

T16. Eric Williamson, +5

T16. Matt Pesta, +5

T16. Curtis Malm, +5

T16. Brian Norman, +5

T16. Jim McGovern, +5

T16. Ryan Helminen, +5

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