JohnDeereClassicThe Iowa PGA would like to give a special thanks to The John Deere Classic for their sponsorship of the Iowa PGA Golf Skills Challenge from 2010-2015. Winners from the 2015 Golf Skills Challenge were honored at the tournament’s Wednesday Pro-Am event and got to meet Zach Johnson! Thank you Zach for meeting and greeting the kids and signing autographs! 

Each junior’s quest to become the 2015 Iowa PGA Golf Skills Challenge Champion began earlier in the summer at one of the 40 local qualifiers throughout the Iowa PGA Section. Over 500 juniors participated in the local qualifiers across 10 different age divisions – Boys and Girls 7 & Under, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, and 14-15. The highest scorer in each division for each local qualifier advanced to one of the five regional sites at the end of July or beginning of August. Top 2 in each division at regional qualifiers advanced to the finals held on August 8th 2015 at TPC Deere Run. The winners from each division are listed below:

Boys 14-15: Boys 12-13: Boys 10-11: Boys 8-9: Boys 7 & Under:
Ian Johnston – Swisher, IA Brock Barnhart – Robins, IA Charles Allen – Cedar Rapids, IA Jackson Webber – Peosta, IA Papcun Tillman – Cumming, IA

 

Girls 14-15:  Girls 12-13: Girls 10-11: Girls 8-9: Girls 7 & Under:
Elizabeth Whitford – Dahinda, IL Ruthie Jahn – Sperry, IA Erika Holmberg – Bettendorf, IA Laren Briggs – Burlington, IA Amber Wilson – Peosta, IA

 

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