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Creighton Farms, Aldie, Va. & River Creek Club, Leesburg, Va.

For the second consecutive year, Creighton Farms in Aldie, Va., and River Creek Club in Leesburg, Va, will host the 24th Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz USA, a national championship for 264 PGA Professionals who are at least 50 years of age. The 72-hole Championship opens Thursday and concludes Sunday.

The field features PGA Professionals who have qualified through one of the 41 PGA Sections. The low 70 scorers and ties after Friday’s second round advance to the weekend’s final 36 holes at Creighton Farms.

The low 35 finishers will qualify for the 2013 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, Mo.

The top eight finishers, including ties, will receive exemptions into the 2013 Senior PGA Professional National Championship.

In addition, the top five finishers will be exempt into the Champions Tour National Finals at TPC Eagle Trace in Coral Springs, Fla., provided they have submitted an entry by the entry deadline.

Participants from the Pacific Northwest Section consist of: Chuck Milne, Jeff Shaw, Fred Haney, Mark Gardner, Joe Carranza, Jeff Coston, Rob Gibbons, Jeff Marsh and Jim Pike.

The top five finishers earned an exemption into the final stage of the 2012 Champions Tour National Finals. Since its debut, many participants in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship have used their success in the event as a springboard to a Champions Tour career.

Final scores

  • T53 – Joe Carranza, Fall City, WA: 74-75-79-77–305
  • T8 – Jeff Coston, Blaine, WA: 74-72-74-74–294
ALDIE, VA- OCTOBER 14: Jeff Coston hits a shot out of a bunker on number 18 during the final round of The 24th Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship at Creighton Farms on October 14, 2012 in Aldie, Virginia. (Photo by Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America)

Coston hits a shot out of a bunker on #18 during the final round.

Third round scores:

  • Joe Carranza, Fall City, WA: 74-75-79–228
  • Jeff Coston, Blaine, WA: 74-72-74–220

Second round scores, above the cut:

  • Joe Carranza, Fall City, WA: 74-75–149
  • Jeff Coston, Blaine, WA: 74-72–146

Second round scores:

  • Chuck Milne, Vancouver, WA: 80-74–154
  • Jeff Shaw, Seattle, WA: 89-74–163
  • Fred Haney, Tigard, OR: 74-85–159
  • Mark Gardner, Spokane, WA: 78-87–165
  • Rob Gibbons, Molalla, OR: 79-83–162
  • Jeff Marsh, Vancouver, WA: 78-75–153
  • Jim Pike, Sammamish, WA: 79-78–157

First round scores:

  • Chuck Milne, Vancouver, WA: 37-43–80
  • Jeff Shaw, Seattle, WA: 47-42–89
  • Fred Haney, Tigard, OR: 38-36–74
  • Mark Gardner, Spokane, WA: 36-42–78
  • Joe Carranza, Fall City, WA: 39-35–74
  • Jeff Coston, Blaine, WA: 38-36–74
  • Rob Gibbons, Molalla, OR: 39-40–79
  • Jeff Marsh, Vancouver, WA: 39-39–78
  • Jim Pike, Sammamish, WA: 40-39–79

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