Massie & Miller Victorious at the 2024 Pro-Scratch Championship

Jesse Massie, PGA and Andrew Miller

PADUCAH, KY (April 15, 2024) —The Kentucky PGA headed west to the Country Club of Paducah yesterday for the Pro-Scratch Championship Presented by Branded Bills. This event sees Members and Associates from across Kentucky pair up with a scratch golfer in a Best Ball (Gross) format. Congratulations to the team of Jesse Massie, PGA, and Andrew Miller for their one-shot win with a score of 7-under 65!

A total of 92 players competed in this event, with the day beginning with a 10:00 shotgun start. The tournament saw a low-pro stroke play competition, as well, with Grover Justice, PGA, claiming the win by one shot over Massie with a 2-under 70 to take home $500. Ryne Burnett, PGA, Chad Douglas, PGA, Tim Reeves, PGA and Mitchell Moore, PGA, each took home $195 in skins money with birdies across holes on the course.


  • The par-5 11th hole played the easiest, averaging just 0.02 strokes over par with the help of 18 birdies.
  • The par-4 13th hole was the most difficult of the day. The average score was 4.9, with no eagles and just two birdies.
  • Two eagles were made on the day by Grover Justice and Aaron Eldridge
  • The average score was 79.71, with 11 rounds under par, two eagles, and 152 birdies

The Kentucky PGA extends its thanks to Director of Golf Chad Martin, PGA, Assistant Professionals Gabe Wheeler and Coy Swatzell, and Superintendent Andy Short and their staff for hosting this wonderful event! Additionally, the Kentucky PGA expresses appreciation to presenting partner Branded Bills for their support at this tournament.

Click here for the final results

The Section will take a break from tournaments for the next few weeks. Next Monday, April 22, the Kentucky Golf Foundation will host its annual HOPE for Heroes event at Polo Fields Golf & Country Club. This event is a six-person scramble with teams comprised of Professionals, Veterans, and Amateurs. Click HERE to view more about this event. 

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The Kentucky PGA Section (KPGA) is one of 41 Sections across the country that represent the PGA of America and its Members. It is also one of three organizations encompassed within Golf House Kentucky, which also includes the Kentucky Golf Association (KGA) and Kentucky Golf Foundation (KGF). The KPGA contains more than 300 Members and Associates who work in various roles across Kentucky, all of whom share the goal of bettering the game and its players. The KPGA and its Members assist with the organization of many chief growth-of-the-game initiatives, including PGA HOPE and PGA Jr. League, among others. The Section also operates more than thirty tournaments throughout the golf season, including the three State Open championships and qualifiers for the Kentucky Championship.
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