The Inaugural TaylorMade Adidas Ashworth East-West Team Event was held on Monday, July 14th at Elmwood Country Club in Marshalltown, Iowa. Forty-seven Iowa PGA Professionals competed in this fun event which was comprised of a unique team format. Teams were formed based on an equal split of Section members by east/west geography of facility of employment. Team format consisted of 10 best balls gross, on each hole. Teams were not split evenly following deadline so it is an advantage for each team to have as many professionals competing as possible. Individual PGA Open Division, Senior Division, and Super Senior Division [...]
Aaron Krueger, PGA, interviewed by Kelly Tilghman from the Golf Channel on his upcoming John Deere Classic and PGA Championship appearances.
Andy Stoterau, Head PGA Professional at TPC Deere Run, gives us some insight on the Rock River and how it influences putts.
The 2014 John Deere Classic Open Qualifier was held at Pinnacle Country Club in Milan, Illinois on Monday, July 7th. The low four finishers at the Event Qualifier will qualify for the 2014 John Deere Classic to be contested at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois, July 10-13, 2014. The Iowa PGA would like to thank Steve Carman (PGA Tour Tournament Director), Matt Romer (Head PGA Professional), Marlin McManus (General Manager), Jeremy Krauth (Superintendent), volunteers, and the entire staff at Pinnacle Country Club for a great job in hosting this event. Qualifiers T1 Armando Villarreal, Dallas, TX 65 (-7) T1 Raymond [...]
The 2014 John Deere Classic Pre-Qualifier was held at Pinnacle Country Club in Milan, Illinois on Wednesday, July 2nd. The low forty and ties will advance to the Event Qualifier to be held at the same location on Monday, July 7th. PGA Tour Members, Champions Tour Members, and Nationwide Tour Members who are not in the tournament field will also be eligible to compete in the Event Qualifier on Monday. The low four finishers at the Event Qualifier will qualify for the 2014 John Deere Classic to be contested at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois, July 10-13, 2014. The [...]
Aaron Krueger, 2014 PGA Championship Qualifier Aaron Krueger, Head PGA Professional at Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa, has qualified for the 2014 PGA Championship. Krueger is among twenty PGA Professionals who have advanced from the 2014 PGA Professional National Championship which was held at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club & Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on June 22-25, 2014. Krueger shot a tournament total 292 +4 (75, 71, 74, 72) to finish in a tie for 12th place. Click HERE for full leaderboard. Krueger competed against 311 other PGA Professionals in this annual [...]
The 2014 Boy Scouts Pro-Am was held at Davenport Country Club on Monday, June 23rd. Thirty-one Iowa PGA Professionals competed in this fun team event where the Boy Scouts of America provided the amateur team members. The team format consisted of a Stableford event where the amateurs played a scramble and the professionals played their own ball. The low score of the two was recorded on each hole. There was also an individual PGA Open Division, PGA Senior Division, and Professional Skins Games. The Iowa PGA would like to thank long time sponsor, Boy Scouts of America, Illowa Council, for their [...]
Champions From Left: Jason Zheng, Bryson Hervol, Wyatt Carter, Sean McCarty, and Cameron Pietzsch The 2014 Iowa PGA Junior Academy Stroke Play Event was held at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls, Iowa on Tuesday, June 17th. The Iowa PGA Junior Golf Academy is being held this week at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course and the attendees were teamed with the Iowa PGA Professionals who entered this event. A total of seventeen teams competed, with each team consisting of one Iowa PGA Professional and three or four Junior Academy attendees. A unique team format was used with the [...]
Champions from Left: Judd Gibb & Chad Proehl The Iowa PGA Foursome Match Play Presented by PGA Tour was contested at Fort Dodge Country Club on June 9th, 2014. Fourteen 2-person teams competed in this team event which is a new format added to the 2014 Iowa PGA tournament schedule. Professionals who failed to advance in the first three rounds had the option of playing in an optional 18-hole skins game. The Iowa PGA would like to thank the PGA Tour for their presenting sponsorship of this tournament. Also, special thanks to Judd Gibb, Head PGA Professional at [...]
The 3rd Annual Prairie Meadows Pro-Am was held at Copper Creek Golf Club in Pleasant Hill, Iowa on Monday, June 2nd. Ninety-two golfers competed in this event and each team was comprised of one Iowa PGA Professional and three amateurs. Golfers enjoyed multiple contests within this single event which included; Team Two Best Balls of Four Net, Individual PGA Open & Senior Divisions, Individual Amateur Net, Individual Amateur Gross, Professional Skins Games, and Team Net Skins Game. The Iowa PGA would like to thank Title Sponsor, Prairie Meadows, for their support of this tournament. Also, special thanks to Ken Norland, [...]