Jay Delsing (Photo Courtesy: Getty Images), Brian Fogt (Photo Courtesy: PGA.COM), Jerry Tucker (Photo Courtesy: Getty Images)
ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - Three local golfers received special exemptions and will play in the 74th Senior PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club in Town and Country.
The golf tournament will be May 21-26.
• Jay Delsing: Named Gateway Golfing Association's 'Golfer of the Year' during his last two years at St. Louis University High School. Delsing won twice on the formerly named Nationwide Tour - Buy.com Fort Smith Classic (2001) and Omaha Classic (2002).
• Brian Fogt: Director of Golf Instruction at Bellerive Country Club for the past seven years. Fogt has played in three U.S. Opens and one Senior U.S. Open.
• Jerry Tucker: Former Head Professional at Bellerive Country Club. Tucker served as host professional for the 1992 PGA Championship at Bellerive, where he shot a first round 76 and a second round 75. He has won various Gateway Section awards, including Professional of the Year, Player of the Year and Teacher of the Year.