Ken Schall, Waterloo, Iowa
Schall, 40, the head pro at Sunnyside Country Club in Waterloo, is the reigning Iowa PGA Section Player of the Year, an award he has won seven times. Schall, the winner of four Iowa PGA Championships, two Iowa Opens and two Nebraska Opens, shot 75-75 to miss the cut in his fifth PGA.
Darrell Kestner, Glen Cove, N.Y.
Kestner, 46, the head pro at Deepdale Golf Club in Manhasset, is one of two men to win the PGA Club Pro Championship (1996) and Assistants Championship ('82, '87), and the only player to make consecutive eagles on par-4s in a Tour event (1983 Texas Open). Kestner shot 75-80 in his eighth PGA.
Mike Baker, Bradley, Maine
Baker, 37, the assistant pro at Bangor Municipal Golf Course, is the New England PGA Section champion. A three-time All-America at Methodist College, Baker won the title at the Agawam Hunt Club in Providence, where he set the course record with a second-round 65. He shot 80-75 at the PGA, his first.