About Troy Christensen

Troy Christensen is the Executive Director of the Iowa PGA.

2013 Iowa PGA Club Car Pro-Superintendent Results

Champions From Left: Brad Benson, Colby Marriott (Club Car / NB Golf Cars), Jay Giannetto The 2013 Iowa PGA Club Car Pro-Superintendent was held at Elmwood Country Club in Marshalltown, Iowa on Monday, October 7th.  Twenty-three 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 Tim Goranson, Colby Marriott, and Chris Daniels of Club Car / NB Golf Cars for their support of [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:42+00:00 October 7th, 2013|0 Comments

2013 Iowa PGA Shootout Results

From Left: Jeff Smith, Senior Division Champion & Judd Gibb, Open Division Champion The 2013 Iowa PGA Shootout Presented By Sun Mountain was held at Jester Park Golf Course in Granger, Iowa on September 23-24.  This event served as the last Player of the Year Point Event on the 2013 Iowa PGA tournament schedule.  The first round of the event began with a shotgun start on Monday at 12:00 P.M.  The final round began with a shotgun start at 8:30 A.M. on Tuesday morning. The format for this event was 36-Hole Stroke Play with three divisions; Open Division, [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:42+00:00 September 24th, 2013|0 Comments

2013 Autumn Pro-Am at Riverside Results

Champions From Left: John Putbrese & Chad Proehl  The 3rd Annual Iowa PGA Autumn Pro-Am at Riverside was held at Blue Top Ridge in Riverside, Iowa on September 16-17.  Twenty-three teams competed in this 36-hole event where professionals teamed up with one amateur. The team format was One Best Ball of Two Net with amateurs receiving 90% of their Handicap Index.  An individual PGA Open and Senior Division was also being held for the professionals along with a Skins Game and Senior Skins Game. The Iowa PGA would like to thank Bryan Haas, PGA Director of Golf, Kevin [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:42+00:00 September 16th, 2013|0 Comments

2013 Iowa PGA Pro-Select Results

Champions From Left: John Panek and Ryan McClintock The 2013 Iowa PGA Pro-Select was held on Monday, September 9th at Bos Landen Golf Club in Pella, Iowa.  Twenty Iowa PGA professionals competed in this 27-hole team event which was comprised of 9-Hole Scramble, 9-Hole Four-Ball, and 9-Hole Foursome.  The Iowa PGA would like to thank Scott Reuter, Head PGA Professional and owner for hosting this event.  Golfers were treated to a warm day day for this fun Iowa PGA event that is not considered a Player of the Year tournament on the schedule.  All players who participated in [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:42+00:00 September 9th, 2013|0 Comments

Iowa PGA Parent-Junior Championship at Ames – September 8, 2013

The final Iowa PGA Parent-Junior was held on Sunday, September 8th at Ames Golf & Country Club in Ames, Iowa. This is the second year this non-point event on the Iowa Junior Tour schedule was held at Ames. 18-hole divisions competed in a scramble format, while 9-hole divisions competed in an alternate shot format. The Iowa PGA would like to thank Head PGA Professional Jay Giannetto and his entire staff for their support in hosting.     Parent-Junior at Ames Results Boys 16-18 From left to right: Kurt & Zak Karns, Matt & Doug Earney, Head PGA Professional Jay [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:42+00:00 September 8th, 2013|0 Comments

Central Names John Bermel to Hall of Honor

John Bermel PELLA — A pair of highly decorated golfers and two memorable football players will be inducted into the Central College Athletics Hall of Honor. All-American running back Mark Kacmarynski ’96 of West Des Moines, former defensive back and coach Brian O’Donnell ’70 of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., three-time Iowa Conference women’s golf MVP Cindy (Kline) Olson ’88 of Urbandale and standout golfer, professional and coach John Bermel ’84 of Cedar Falls will be inducted as part of the college’s homecoming activities Sept. 27-28. A banquet will be staged at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 in the Harry [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:42+00:00 September 5th, 2013|0 Comments

2013 National Car Rental Iowa PGA Assistant Championship Presented by COBRA PUMA GOLF Results

From Left: Bryan Haas, Host PGA Professional, Ryan McClintock, and Jim Hauth, COBRA PUMA GOLF The 2013 National Car Rental Iowa PGA Assistant Championship Presented By COBRA PUMA GOLF was held at Blue Top Ridge in Riverside, Iowa on September 3-4.  Thirty-one Iowa PGA Assistant Golf Professionals participated in this event which is a major point event on the Iowa PGA schedule. The top two eligible finishers will qualify for the 37th National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship Presented By COBRA PUMA GOLF, October 31-November 3 at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Ryan McClintock, Assistant [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:42+00:00 September 4th, 2013|0 Comments

2013 Iowa Senior PGA Professional Championship Results

From Left: John Bermel, Champion & Darin Fisher, Host PGA Professional The 2013 Iowa Senior PGA Professional Championship was held at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake in Moravia, Iowa on August 29-30.  Special thanks to Darin Fisher, Head PGA Professional, and entire staff for hosting this Major Point Event. Twenty Iowa PGA Senior professionals competed for four spots which will qualify them for the 25th Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship Presented by Mercedes-Benz to be contested October 10-13 at Creighton Farms, Aldie, VA,and River Creek Club, Leesburg, VA. John Bermel, Head PGA Professional at Pheasant Ridge Golf [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:42+00:00 August 30th, 2013|0 Comments

2013 Iowa PGA Assistant Match Play Championship

Kyle Spahr, 2013 Assistant Match Play Champion  The 2013 Iowa PGA Assistant Match Play Championship was held at Geneva Golf & Country Club on Monday, August 20th.  Iowa PGA Assistant Professionals competed in this event which is a Major Point Event for them on the Iowa PGA schedule. Each match was a nine-hole match except for the final match which was eighteen holes.  A 9-hole match was also used to determine a true third place finish. The Iowa PGA would like to thank Steve Hutton, Head PGA Professional at Geneva Golf & Country Club, for hosting this event. [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:42+00:00 August 20th, 2013|0 Comments

2013 Brokers International, Ltd. Iowa Open Results

Sean McCarty of Solon received a trophy and a check for $25,000 for his score of 13-under-par in the Brokers International Ltd. Iowa Open held at Lake Panorama National Aug. 16-18. He is shown, left to right, with Troy Christensen, Iowa Section PGA executive director; Kelly McCarty, Brokers International, Ltd.; John Dinnebier, Lake Panorama National general manager; LeRoy Oxley, tournament director; and Gary Babcock, Lake Panorama National head pro. MCCARTY WINS 2013 BROKERS INTERNATIONAL, LTD. IOWA OPEN By Susan Thompson  Sean McCarty of Solon became a four-time winner of the Iowa Open when he finished in first place [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:42+00:00 August 18th, 2013|0 Comments