The PGA of America celebrated the 50th anniversary of the PGA Professional Championship and its Past Champions, Saturday (June 17) evening at Sunriver (Oregon) Resort.

Thirteen former PGA Professional Champions, including last year’s winner, Rich Berberian Jr., are competing this year. Three of the 13 former Champions claimed their victories at Crosswater Club: Wayne DeFrancesco (2001), Chip Sullivan (2007) and Rod Perry (2013).

FORMER CHAMPIONS IN THE 2017 FIELD
PLAYER CITY YEAR WON
Rich Berberian Jr. Hooksett, N.H. 2016
Michael Block Mission Viejo, Calif. 2014
Wayne DeFrancesco Columbia, Md. 2001
Matt Dobyns Glen Head, N.Y. 2012, '15
Scott Hebert Traverse City, Mich. 2008
David Hutsell Lutherville, Md. 2011
Rod Perry Port Orange, Fla. 2013
Ron Philo Jr. Stowe, Vt. 2006
Jeff Roth Farmington, N.M. 1993
Steve Schneiter Sandy, Utah 1995
Mike Small Champaign, Ill. 2005, '09, '10
Bob Sowards Dublin, Ohio 2004
Chip Sullivan Brandon, Miss. 2007

Check out a brief video of the evening.