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Doug Rohrbaugh fires 70, Sherry Andonian-Smith 71 at national Senior PGA Professional Championship

By Gary Baines – 10/21/2021

Doug Rohrbaugh of Carbondale and Sherry Andonian-Smith of Centennial shot sub-par scores in Thursday’s opening round of the national Senior PGA Professional Championship in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Rohrbaugh, a three-time Colorado PGA Professional Champion, fired a 2-under-par 70 and shares 17th place in the 264-player, 72-hole event. He made five birdies and three bogeys on Thursday.

Andonian-Smith, the Colorado PGA’s Women’s Player of the Year, posted a 71 and is tied for 33rd place. She carded two birdies and one bogey in round 1.

In all, nine Colorado PGA members are competing in Port St. Lucie. The top 35 finishers after four rounds will earn spots in the 2022 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, a PGA Tour Champions major.

The field in the Senior PGA Professional Championship will be cut to the low 90 players and ties after two rounds and to the low 70 and ties after three rounds. The tournament will conclude on Sunday.

Here are the scores for all the Coloradans competing:

17. Doug Rohrbaugh, Carbondale 70 (-2)

33. Sherry Andonian-Smith, Centennial 71 (-1)

79. Chris Johnson, Castle Rock 73 (+1)

134. Peter Mogg, Basalt 75 (+3)

149. Kirk Rider, Denver 75 (+4)

149. Barry Milstead, Castle Rock 75 (+4)

149. Micah Rudosky, Cortez 76 (+4)

149. Ron Vlosich, Lakewood 76 (+4)

239. Patrick Reidy, Littleton 80 (+9)

For all the scores, CLICK HERE.