David Hutsell wins PGA Professional



HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — David Hutsell won the 44th PGA Professional National Championship on Wednesday, beating Faber Jamerson with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

Hutsell, the 40-year-old PGA director of instruction at The Elkridge Club in Baltimore, Md., closed with a 3-under 68 on the Hershey Country Club’s East Course to match Jamerson (70) and Scott Erdmann (72) at 11-under 274. Erdmann dropped out of the playoff with a bogey on the first extra hole.

The top 20 players earned spots in the PGA Championship on Aug. 11-14 at Atlanta Athletic Club.