About Troy Christensen

Troy Christensen is the Executive Director of the Iowa PGA.

14th Annual Iowa PGA Las Vegas Pro-Am Presented By Cobra Puma Golf

The 14th Annual Iowa PGA Las Vegas Pro-Am Presented By Cobra Puma Golf was held February 15-17 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Three rounds were contested at three different golf courses; SouthShore Golf Club, Southern Highlands Golf Club, and Dragon Ridge Country Club. The format for the event is a quota system which adjusts following each round based on each player’s score.  The overall team winner is the team that accumulates the most points above their total quota.  If no team exceeds their quota, then the winners will be the team that is closest to achieving their overall quota.  Each team is comprised [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:09+00:00 February 11th, 2016|0 Comments

2015 Iowa Senior PGA Professional Championship Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz and PGA Tour

John Bermel - Champion 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 [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:12+00:00 August 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Adam Schenk Wins 2015 Brokers International Iowa Open

2015 Iowa Open Champions with Sponsors YOUNG PRO WINS 2015 BROKERS INTERNATIONAL IOWA OPENBy Susan ThompsonA 23-year-old pro from Indiana won the Brokers International Iowa Open held at Lake Panorama National Aug. 14-16.Adam Schenk of Vincennes, Ind., had a three-day score of 197, 19 strokes under par. That is the lowest score in the six years of the Brokers International tournament at the LPN. Schenk shot scores of 68, 65 and 64 to earn a $25,000 check. Nathan Lashley of Scottsdale, Ariz., was three strokes back and took second place.Schenk graduated last December from Purdue University and turned pro [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:13+00:00 August 16th, 2015|0 Comments

2015 Iowa PGA Pro-Assistant / Pro-Pro Presented By PGA Tour Results

Pro-Assistant Champs: Brian Wilson and Eric Wolfe Pro-Pro Champs: Tracy Vest and Sean McCarty The 2015 Iowa PGA Pro-Assistant / Pro-Pro was contested at Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa on Monday, April 20th.  Sixty-nine Iowa PGA Professionals competed in this tournament which consisted of two team events. The format for this tournament was Four-Ball Stroke Play (1 Best Ball of 2 Gross) with no individual division.  Golfers had the opportunity to play in the Pro-Assistant Division, Pro-Pro Division, or both.  For those who played in the Pro-Assistant, the top ranking professional teamed up with his/her assistant(s) [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:26+00:00 April 20th, 2015|0 Comments

13th Annual TaylorMade-adidas / Ashworth Iowa PGA Las Vegas Pro-Am

The 13th Annual TaylorMade-adidas / Ashworth Iowa PGA Las Vegas Pro-Am will be held February 16-18 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Three rounds will be contested at three different golf courses; SouthShore Golf Club, Dragon Ridge Country Club, and TPC Las Vegas. The format for the event is a quota system which adjusts following each round based on each player’s score.  The overall team winner is the team that accumulates the most points above their total quota.  If no team exceeds their quota, then the winners will be the team that is closest to achieving their overall quota.  Each team is comprised [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:27+00:00 February 11th, 2015|0 Comments

2014 Iowa PGA Challenge Sponsored By Harris Golf Cars & Oakley Final Results

The 2014 Iowa PGA Challenge Sponsored By Harris Golf Cars and Oakley is complete with Darin Fisher, Head PGA Professional at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake in Moravia, Iowa and Micah Destival of Dike, Iowa both being crowned Co-Champions.  This season long event is meant to celebrate the beautiful and memorable holes of the golf courses played throughout the Iowa PGA tournament season.  Iowa PGA Members and Apprentices were eligible to win prize money once they had played in a minimum of six events designated on the Iowa PGA Challenge schedule. In 2014, 16 Iowa PGA tournaments were featured in this [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:27+00:00 October 14th, 2014|0 Comments

2014 Iowa PGA Shootout Results

Champions From Left: Darin Fisher & Joe Butler The 2014 Iowa PGA Shootout Presented By PGA Tour was held at Finkbine Golf Course and Brown Deer Golf Club on October 6-7.  This event served as the last Player of the Year Point Event on the 2014 Iowa PGA tournament schedule.  Darin Fisher, Head PGA Professional at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake won the Open Division by shooting rounds of 67-71 for a tournament total of 138 (-5).  Joe Butler won the Senior Division by firing rounds of 76-73 for a tournament total of 149 (+6). The format for [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:27+00:00 October 6th, 2014|0 Comments

2014 Iowa PGA Pro-Superintendent Results

Champions from left: Rob Lindsey & Mark Atchison (Coldwater Golf Links) The 2014 Iowa PGA Pro-Superintendent was held at Veenker Memorial Golf Course in Ames, Iowa on Monday, September 30th.  Eighteen teams competed in this annual event where each Iowa PGA Professional teams up with a superintendent from his/her own facility. The format for this event was a scramble and an optional team skins game was also conducted. The Iowa PGA would like to thank Greg Dingel, Head PGA Professional, John Newton, Superintendent, and Tess Balsley, Clubhouse Manager, for a great job in hosting this fun event. CLICK HERE [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:27+00:00 September 29th, 2014|0 Comments

Darin Fisher Wins 2014 Iowa PGA Match Play Championship Presented by PGA Tour

Darin Fisher, 2014 Iowa PGA Match Play Champion Darin Fisher, Head PGA Professional at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake in Moravia, Iowa has won the season long 2014 Iowa PGA Match Play Championship Presented by PGA Tour.  This year's championship was contested at neutral sites throughout the season and golf professionals coordinated matches between themselves.  This tournament serves as one of four major championships on the Iowa PGA Player of the Year schedule.  Fisher won 300 Player of the Year points which places him in contention for the annual Iowa PGA Player of the Year Award.   Fisher [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:27+00:00 September 25th, 2014|0 Comments