Wednesday Spotlight: Pasatiempo course pro sets records, looks ahead

When Shawn McEntee turns 43 in July, the seven-year itch will officially kick in. McEntee, the head professional at Pasatiempo Golf Club, wants to tee up on the greener pastures of the Senior Tour, where the minimum age to compete is 50. "My interest, potentially, is maybe the Senior Tour," McEntee said. "But that’s a long-term goal.’ On a consistent basis, McEntee has pieced together rounds that leave questions to why he isn’t competing on the PGA Tour. To several head professionals in the Bay Area, McEntee is the Tiger Woods of the Northern California PGA Pro Series.

Local pro McEntee earns senior player of the year award

The Northern California Section of the PGA will honor Shawn McEntee, a PGA teaching pro at the Chardonnay Golf Club, as its Senior Player of the Year on Dec. 8 at the NCPGA Special Awards Ceremony & President’s Dinner at Contra Costa Country Club in Pleasant Hill.

McEntee to tee off in Senior PGA Championship

Shawn McEntee, who joined the Chardonnay Golf Club instructional staff in January 2012, is entered in the Senior PGA Championship. The event begins Thursday at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis. As a PGA golf professional, Shawn McEntee has a nice balance going on in his life.