One Day Remaining

Post holds lead going into final day of Colorado PGA Professional Championship at TPC Colorado


by Gary Baines - 9/11/2018


Three former champions and two women are in the top 10 after Tuesday's second day of the Colorado PGA Professional Championship at TPC Colorado in Berthoud.

Though he completed just 15 holes on Tuesday before play was suspended due to darkness following weather delays, Remington Post of Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks held a four-stroke lead and is one of just two players under par through two days.

Post, a 33-year-old from Dillon, carded a 4-under 32 on the front nine and was 3 under through 15. That left him at 5 under par overall with 21 holes left to play in the tournament.

Patrick Reidy of Inverness Golf Club, a 52-year-old from Littleton, holds second place after rounds of 71-72 left him with a 1-under 143 total. He made three birdies and three bogeys in Tuesday's second round.

First-round leader Alexandra Braga of Denver Country Club, winner of two Colorado PGA Women's Championships, trails by five after a 75 on Tuesday. She was even-par for the day through 10 holes, but bogeyed three of her final eight. Joining her at 144 were fellow Denver Country Club professional Jordan Gibbs and Dustin Miller of Black Bear Golf Club, who carded a 71 and a 73 on Tuesday, respectively.

Meanwhile, three-time champion Doug Rohrbaugh eagled the par-4 sixth hole and posted a 2-under 70 on Tuesday to move into sixth place at 145. Also 1 over par overall is Vince Buelk of Collindale -- in his case through 33 holes.

Braga isn't the only prominent women's player from the Section on the leaderboard. Sherry Andonian-Smith shares eighth place at 146 total after a 68 on Tuesday, which is the lowest round so far in the championship.

Joining Andonian-Smith in a tie for eighth place are past champions Caine Fitzgerald (74) and Chris Johnson (73), along with Eric Bradley (74).

TPC Colorado, a new Arthur Schaupeter-designed Scottish links-style course, is hosting its first major tournament this week.

After the final four groups complete round 2 on Wednesday morning, the field will be cut roughly in half after 36 holes, then pairings will be set for Wednesday's final round.

The top eight finishers on Wednesday will advance to the 2019 PGA Professional Championship, set for April 28-May 1 in Bluffton, S.C.


Colorado PGA Professional Championship
Sept. 10-12, 2018 at Par-72 TPC Colorado in Berthoud
Leaders

Remington Post 70-(-3 through 15 holes in round 2)
Patrick Reidy 71-72--143
Alexandra Braga 69-75--144
Dustin Miller 71-73--144
Jordan Gibbs 73-71--144
Doug Rohrbaugh 75-70--145
Vince Buelk 75-(-2 through 15 holes of round 2)
Sherry Andonian-Smith 78-68--146
Eric Bradley 72-74--146
Caine Fitzgerald 72-74--146
Chris Johnson 73-73--146

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