About Troy Christensen

Troy Christensen is the Executive Director of the Iowa PGA.

2014 Iowa PGA Pro-Scratch / Senior-Scratch Results

Team Pro-Scratch Champions From Left: Jeremy Lyons & Clark Smith Team Pro-Senior-Scratch Co-Champions From Left: Zack Vervaecke, JC Costello, John Panek, Steve Thornburg The 2014 Iowa PGA Pro-Scratch / Senior-Scratch was held at Ames Golf & Country Club in Ames, Iowa on Monday, September 8th.  Special thanks to Head PGA Professional, Jay Giannetto, and his staff for hosting this event. The Team format was 4-Ball Stroke Play with a Pro-Scratch and Senior-Scratch division.  The Pro-Scratch was open to all golfers regardless of age and the Senior-Scratch team division was open to teams with an amateur who is [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:31+00:00 September 8th, 2014|1 Comment

Ryan McClintock Wins 5th National Car Rental Iowa PGA Assistant Championship

From Left: Ryan McClintock (Champion) & Mike McNamara (Host Professional) The 2014 National Car Rental Iowa PGA Assistant Championship was held at Blue Top Ridge in Riverside, Iowa on September 2-3.  Twenty-three Iowa PGA Assistant Golf Professionals participated in this event which is a major point event on the Iowa PGA schedule. Ryan McClintock, Assistant PGA Professional at Davenport Country Club, won this year's event by five strokes over Brian Wernimont, Assistant PGA Professional at Brown Deer Golf Club.  This is the fifth time that McClintock has won this major championship.  McClintock also won this championship in 2013,2012, [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:31+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|1 Comment

2014 Iowa Senior PGA Professional Championship Supported by Mercedes-Benz Results

  Kevin DeNike, Champion   National Championship Qualifiers from left: Jeff Smith, Kevin DeNike, Joe Butler, Dave Ranney The 2014 Iowa Senior PGA Professional Championship Supported by Mercedes-Benz was contested at Dubuque Golf & Country Club on August 28-29. Twenty Iowa PGA senior professionals competed for four spots into the 2014 Senior PGA Professional Championship Presented by Mercedes-Benz which will be contested November 13-16, 2014 at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.  This national tournament will featured the top senior golfers from each of the 41 sections that comprise the PGA of America. The format [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:31+00:00 August 28th, 2014|0 Comments

2014 Iowa PGA Pro-Senior Results

Champions from left: Tim Sexton, Barry Black, Chris Black, Gary Schriner The 2014 Iowa PGA Pro-Senior was held at Beaver Hills Country Club in Cedar Falls, Iowa, on Monday, August 25th.  Twenty, four-person teams competed in this annual event where each team was comprised of one Iowa PGA Professional and three senior amateurs (50 years of age and older). The Iowa PGA Section would like to thank Brad Clark, Head PGA Professional, Chad Hoffman, Manager, and the members of Beaver Hills Country Club for hosting this event. The format for the tournament consisted of both a team event [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:32+00:00 August 25th, 2014|0 Comments

Young Pro Wins 2014 Brokers International, Ltd. Iowa Open

2014 Brokers International, Ltd. Iowa Open Dylan Jackson from Kohler, WI, Wins 2014 Brokers International, Ltd. Iowa Open YOUNG PRO WINS 2014 BROKERS INTERNATIONAL, LTD. IOWA OPEN By Susan Thompson A 23-year-old playing in just his third professional golf tournament won the 2014 Brokers International, Ltd. Iowa Open held at Lake Panorama National Aug. 15-17. Dylan Jackson of Kohler, Wis., won with a three-day score of 201, 15 strokes under par. Jackson shot a 67 each day of the tournament to earn a $25,000 check. Nate McCoy of West Des Moines was two strokes back and took [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:32+00:00 August 17th, 2014|0 Comments

2014 Harris Golf Cars Iowa PGA Pro-Facility Results

Team Co-Champions From Left: Steve Haldeman (Harris Golf Cars), Bern Hofmann, John Panek, Joe Judge, Darin Fisher, Andy Woodrick, Terry Harris (Harris Golf Cars) The 2014 Harris Golf Cars Iowa PGA Pro-Facility was held at Tournament Club of Iowa in Polk City, Iowa on Monday, August 4th.  Thirty-four, two-person teams entered this event where each professional teamed up with an employees, director, chairmen, etc. from his facility.  Amateurs must hold a verifiable position at the professional's place of employment to be eligible to compete. The team format was one best ball of two net and there was also an individual Open Division, [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:33+00:00 August 4th, 2014|0 Comments

CBS Sports Road to the PGA Championship Segment Featuring Aaron Krueger

This segment featuring Aaron Krueger was taken from CBS Sports The Road to the PGA Championship. The show first aired on Sunday, July 27th, with three separate rebroadcasts, beginning July 30th.

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:33+00:00 July 30th, 2014|1 Comment

2014 Iowa PGA Professional Championship Presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz and OMEGA Results

From Left: Jeff Thornhill (Nike Golf), Chris Daniels (Club Car), Colby Marriott (NB Golf Cars), Zack Vervaecke (Champion), Russ Luedloff (M&M Golf Cars), Trent Cressy (Titleist), Tod Puetz (TaylorMade Adidas Ashworth) Zack Vervaecke, PGA Golf Executive for Green Golf Partners, won the 2014 Iowa PGA Professional Championship by seven strokes at Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa.  Vervaecke fired rounds of 73 (+1), 68(-4), 68(-4) to claim his first Iowa PGA Professional Championship. Vervaecke's win has qualified him for both the 2015 PGA Tour John Deere Classic, and 2015 PGA Professional National Championship. The other four professionals who qualified for [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:33+00:00 July 29th, 2014|0 Comments

2014 Iowa PGA Pro-Junior Championship Presented by PGA Tour Results

The 2014 Iowa PGA Pro-Junior Championship Presented by PGA Tour was held at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls, Iowa on Wednesday, July 23rd.  Twenty-four teams competed in this event where Iowa PGA Professionals teamed up with three junior golfers. The format for this event consisted of Team 2 Best Balls of 4 Gross and an individual Open, Senior, and Super Senior Division for the Professionals.  The team competition was comprised of four different age divisions; Junior Boys 13 & Under, Senior Boys 14 to 17, Junior Girls 13 & Under, and Senior Girls 14-17. The Iowa PGA would like [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:34+00:00 July 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

2014 Iowa PGA Professional Championship Presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz and OMEGA Press Release

Aaron Krueger, PGA, Defending Champion The 2014 Iowa PGA Professional Championship Presented by Club Car, Merces-Benz and OMEGA will be held at Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa on July 28th-29th.  Seventy-one 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 48th (2015) PGA Professional National Championship, presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz and OMEGA, at the Philadelphia Cricket Club [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:34+00:00 July 22nd, 2014|0 Comments