Albus Earns Top Ten in California
Elmsford, N.Y. (March 28, 2005) - Jim Albus (left), former two-time Met Open Champion, shot 6-under par (71-67-69) to tie for 8th place in the Champions Tour Toshiba Senior Classic in Newport Beach, CA. This is Albus’ first top-10 finish since he tied for 6th place in the Georgia-Pacific Super Seniors Championship in 2002 and earned him $40,307, bringing his 2005 total earnings to $78,950 moving him to 35th on the Champions Tour Money List.
The Nationwide Tour will stop in Broussard, LA, this week to play the Chitimacha Louisiana Open at Le Triomphe Country Club. Hackensack, NJ’s Jim McGovern, Garrison, NY’s Johnson Wagner and Hackettstown, NJ’s Chris Nallen and Matt Davidson , PGA Tour rookie from West Windsor, NJ, are all in the field.
On the PGA Tour, J.J Henry, formerly of The Patterson Club, did not play in the last week’s Bay Hill Invitational, but is set to play in The Players Championship at the renowned TPC at Sawgrass in beautiful Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, which often boasts the strongest field in golf.
Katie Allison of Mahwah, NJ, will not play in the LPGA’s first major of the year, the Kraft Nabisco Championship, being held this week in Rancho Mirage, CA.