Police Hunt for Clues After Golf Pro Killed, Two Others Found Dead at Georgia Country Club

On Saturday afternoon, a man drove his pickup truck onto the golf course of a suburban Atlanta club. Gene Siller, a Kennesaw golf pro, approached the pickup truck with a white Ram 3500 pickup truck in order to find out what was happening. He was then fatally shot. Siller, 41 years old, was shot to the head and declared dead on the spot. The gunman fled.Two bodies were discovered by law enforcement officers in the truck's bed. The gunshot wounds to both of them were also apparent. Paul Pierson was one of the two men who were identified as the owner of the pickup truck. It is not clear if he was connected to the country club. The identity of the third victim is not known.AdvertisementAdvertisementAdvertisementInvestigators are still trying find out the motive for the shootings and have not yet identified the shooter. According to nearby Kennesaw State University tweets, the shooter was seen about a mile away from the country club Saturday afternoon. Soon after SIller's death, Kennesaw State University sent out a tweet alerting people about a shooting nearby and a dangerous suspect on the loose.Statement from Jim Richerson, President of PGA of America. pic.twitter.com/mWKbqto6Gd PGA of America July 4, 2021AdvertisementThe Georgia Section PGA has been hit hard by tragedy following the passing of Gene Siller, our Member. Georgia's Professional Golfers Association tweeted that they send their condolences to his family and Pinetree Country Club members. Siller was a regular participant in Georgia's PGA Section golfing tournaments. Georgia State Golf Association offered its condolences. To help the Sillers family, friends and members of the community have created a GoFundMe.