Buddy Senatore to Compete in PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Cal Poly sophomore golfer Buddy Senatore has been selected to compete in the 26th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship this weekend at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
Single rounds will be played Friday through Sunday on the 6,830-yard, par-72 Wanamaker Course.
A total of 34 players will compete for Division I individual honors. Fourteen women also are entered as well as 11 men's Division I teams and nine women's squads.
Senatore, a graduate of San Joaquin Memorial High School who transferred to Cal Poly after two seasons, including a redshirt year, at Fresno State, played in one tournament in his first season as a Mustang.
He posted rounds of 82, 86 and 78 for a 54-hole 246 total in the Firestone Grill Cal Poly Invitational last October at Cypress Ridge, placing 62nd.
Senatore was a quarterfinalist in the 2010 San Joaquin Valley Match Play Championship and runner-up in the 2010 Burbank City Amateur. He was a four-year letterwinner at San Joaquin Memorial High, a three-time team MVP and three-time North Yosemite League individual champion.
He was named Player of the Conference three times, won the 2008 North Yosemite League championship by 16 strokes and led his high school team to the 2009 CIF-Valley Section Championship.