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Tournament Preview (04/28/18 – 04/30/18)

April 27th, 2018

Author: Kevin Quinn

Tournament Preview (04/28/18 – 04/30/18)

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Iowa PGA Professional, Rob Randall of Legacy Golf Club was named Iowa’s best teacher in Golf Digest earlier this year. 

  • Click here to view the feature video that ABC 5 News ran on Rob. 

  • Click here to view Golf Digest’s full list.  

THIS WEEK’S IOWA PGA TOURNAMENTS

  • The Mizuno Golf 36-Hole Classic is Monday, April 30 at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, IL. 
  • The first round of the event will begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Pairings will be re-done following the conclusion of round one. Second round pairings will be based off score. 
  • The second round will begin with a shotgun starting around 1 p.m. 
  • There will be an additional $20 Bonus Flight in round two for the bottom half of the field and ties. 
  • The format for this event is 36-hole stroke play with the Open Division, Senior Division and Super Senior Division competing for the purse. 
  • Click here for pairings and general tournament information.  

THIS WEEK’S IOWA PGA JUNIOR/PEE WEE TOURNAMENTS

  • The Iowa PGA Junior and Pee Wee Spring Open presented by Principal Charity Classic takes place on April 28-29. The Junior age divisions will play two rounds over the weekend, while the Pee Wee divisions will play one round on Sunday. 
  • This two-day event will take place at three different golf courses. Round one will be held at the Legacy Golf Course for all Junior competitors.
  • The second round will be held at the Tournament Club of Iowa for the Junior 18-hole divisions, and Jester Park Golf Course (Par 3) for the Junior 9-hole divisions. 
  • The Junior boys 11 & under and the Junior girls 13 & under will play 9-hole stroke play each day. All other Junior age divisions will play 18-hole stroke play. 
  • All Pee Wees will play a 9-hole stroke play format. They will follow the last Junior group on Sunday at Jester Park. 
  • All groups will be teeing off of No.1, with the first group teeing off at 11:54 a.m. on Saturday. Pairings for Sunday will be released following the conclusion of the first round.

FUTURE DEADLINES

  • The Iowa Cup Matches is the next event on the Iowa PGA 2018 schedule. This Ryder Cup-style format tournament will be held at Spirit Hollow Golf Course on May 2-3. This annual competition features the top Iowa PGA Professionals against the top Iowa Golf Association Amateurs. Click here for general tournament information. 
  • The Brad Wuhs Pro-Pro and Education Forum is set to take place on Monday, May 7 at Hyperion Field. Registration for this event is already open and closes on Tuesday, May 1. Click here to register. 
  • The Spirit Hollow Junior Classic will take place May 5-6 at Spirit Hollow Golf Course. Registration for this tournament opens Tuesday, May 1 and closes the same day at 11:59 p.m. There are 80 spots available for this event.
  • The Spring series concludes with the Iowa PGA Junior and Pee Wee Spring Series #2 at Westwood Golf Course on May 12. Registration for this event is open and will remain open until Tuesday, May 8. Click here to register. 


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