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Iowa PGA Professional Championship Press Release
The 2015 Iowa PGA Professional Championship Presented by Club Car, Merces-Benz and OMEGA will be held at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois on July 27th-28th. Seventy-four Professionals will participate in this 54-hole championship, which is regarded as the premier championship among Iowa PGA members. The first day of the tournament (Monday) will consist of thirty-six holes and the final eighteen holes will be conducted on Tuesday morning.
This tournament serves as a qualifier for the 49th (2016) PGA Professional National Championship, presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz and Omega, at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York, scheduled for June 26-29, 2015. The low five Professionals will qualify for the national event and the champion will also earn a spot in the 2016 John Deere Classic, which is a PGA Tour event held in Silvis, Illinois.
Past champions in this year’s Iowa PGA Professional Championship Presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz and OMEGA include the following Iowa PGA Professionals.
Aaron Krueger, Wakonda Club, 2013, 2008
Sean McCarty, Brown Deer Golf Club, 2012
Chris Black, Hickory Grove Country Club, 2011
Chad Proehl, Sugar Creek Golf Course, 2010
Judd Gibb, Lakeside Municipal Golf Course, 2009
John Bermel, Pheasant Ridge Golf Course, 2006, 2004, 2000, 1993
Kevin DeNike, Blue Top Ridge, 2001, 1997
Curt Schnell, Okoboji View Golf Course, 1996, 2007
Special thanks to Presenting Sponsors; Club Car, Mercedes-Benz, and OMEGA. Also thanks to Supporting Sponsors; Titleist/FootJoy, Nike Golf, TaylorMade-adidas/Ashworth, and PGA Tour. The Iowa PGA would also like to thank Sterling Cut Glass for providing crystal awards for all Iowa PGA major championships in 2015.
This tournament wouldn’t be possible without the generosity and hospitality put forth by the staff at TPC Deere Run.
Tournament results, pairings, and information may be accessed by clicking HERE.
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