The 2015 Iowa Senior PGA Professional Championship Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz and the PGA Tour was held at Burlington Golf Club on Thursday and Friday, August 20th and 21st.
John Bermel, Head PGA Professional at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls, captured his third title by shooting a tournament total 140 (-4). Bermel also won this major championship in 2012 & 2013.
This championship serves as a qualifier for the 2015 Senior PGA Professional Championship Presented by Mercedes-Benz, which will be conducted October 15-18, 2015 at Bayonet and Black Horse in Seaside, California. The top five professionals will advance to the national championship in California this fall. Qualifying for the national event are John Bermel, Joe Butler, Kevin DeNike, Ken Schall, and Curt Schnell.
The Iowa PGA would like to thank tournament sponsors, Mercedes Benz and PGA Tour for their support of this championship. Also, special thanks to Sterling Cut Glass as they are the crystal award provider for the Iowa PGA Section.
Also, special thanks to Head PGA Professional, Joe Butler, and the entire staff and members at Burlington Golf Club for hosting this important tournament.