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May 6-7, 2017 – Iowa PGA Spring Junior and Pee Wee Open

    Iowa PGA Spring Junior and Pee Wee Open Presented by The Principal Charity Classic May 6-7, 2017 New for 2017 the Iowa PGA hosted the Spring Junior and Pee Wee Open held at Jester Park GC, Bos Landen GC and Pella G & CC.  This event is a Major Point Event on the 2017 Junior Tour Schedule.  The Principal Charity Classic was Presenting Sponsor and provided each player a nice tee gift and a bobblehead of defending champion Scott McCarron.   The Principal Charity Classic, the popular PGA TOUR Champions tournament hosted annually at historic Wakonda Club in [...]

By | 2017-05-11T14:07:38+00:00 May 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Iowa PGA Drive, Chip & Putt Local at Pleasant Valley Golf Course

  Iowa PGA Drive, Chip & Putt LocalJuly 20, 2016Pleasant Valley Golf Course - Iowa City, IA  Pleasant Valley Golf Course hosted the third local qualifier for the National Drive, Chip & Putt Championship, sponsored by USGA, the Masters Foundation, and the PGA of America. The is the first step in the National championship - winners from the local events will compete in the sub-regional. The top players from the sub-regional will advance to the regional event at Chaska, MN in September. Then, the winners from each division at the regional event will compete for the Championship at Augusta National starting off the Masters weekend in April 2017! Over 50 juniors [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:01+00:00 July 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Iowa PGA Drive, Chip & Putt Local at Foreseasons Golf Practice Center

  Iowa PGA Drive, Chip & Putt LocalJune 25th, 2016ForeSeasons Golf Practice Center - Newton, IA  ForeSeasons Golf Practice Center hosted the second local qualifier for the National Drive, Chip & Putt Championship, sponsored by USGA, the Masters Foundation, and the PGA of America. The is the first step in the National championship - winners from the local events will compete in the sub-regional. The top players from the sub-regional will advance to the regional event at Chaska, MN. Then, the winners from each division at the regional event will compete for the Championship at Augusta National starting off the Masters weekend in April 2017!Over 50 [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:05+00:00 June 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Iowa PGA Drive, Chip & Putt Local at TPC Deere Run

 Iowa PGA Drive, Chip & Putt LocalJune 12, 2016TPC Deere Run - Silvis, IL  TPC Deere Run hosted the first local qualifier for the National Drive, Chip & Putt Championship, sponsored by USGA, the Masters Foundation, and the PGA of America. The is the first step in the National championship - winners from the local events will compete in the sub-regional. The top players from the sub-regional will advance to the regional event at Chaska, MN. Then, the winners from each division at the regional event will compete for the Championship at Augusta National starting off the Masters weekend in April 2017!80 juniors competed [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:05+00:00 June 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Principal Charity Classic to Sponsor Iowa Junior Tour for record 7 years!

The Iowa PGA is excited to welcome back and thank Principal Charity Classic as the title sponsor of the Iowa Junior Tour. Their support and sponsorship has helped this program to grow and improve over the last 7 years.  All Junior Tour and Pee Wee Tour Members receive a complimentary good any day adult ticket where a junior gets in free with that ticket.  Check out the current schedule and register today for some competitive golfing and fun with friends!Be sure to check out their 2016 to be held May 31-June 5 at Wakonda club.  CLICK HERE or the banner [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:06+00:00 May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Jack Webb, PGA – Memorial Fund

Jack Webb Memorial Fund Online pledges for the Jack Webb Memorial Fund may be submitted at www.IowaPGAFoundation.org.  Please feel free to call the section office with any questions 319-648-0026. Your valuable contribution will be used to enhance the lives of children through the multiple junior golf programs that the Iowa PGA Foundation administers. John Hafer (Jack) Webb, 92, long-time PGA golf professional and a member of the Iowa Golf Hall of Fame, passed away on February 29, 2016. Jack was born in Spirit Lake, Iowa on December 15, 1923, the second of three children to John T. and Ella (Hafer) Webb. [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:09+00:00 March 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Bob Denney is the 2015 Iowa PGA Distinguished Service Award Recipient

Congratulations to Bob Denney, Iowa native, friend and dedicated golf historian on being named the 2015 Iowa PGA Distinguished Service Award Recipient.The Iowa PGA Distinguished Service Award was created to honor outstanding individuals, as well as organizations, for their contributions and service to the game of golf and for inspiring others. Recipients are selected for their display of leadership, integrity, volunteering, sportsmanship and enthusiasm for the game of golf. Bob Denney, Historian for the PGA of America, is the 2015 recipient of this award and the Iowa PGA is excited to honor this great Iowa native and dedicated advocate of [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:11+00:00 October 1st, 2015|0 Comments

Todd Fowler, PGA Professional at Arsenal Island GC is the Iowa PGA Golf Professional of the Year

The Iowa PGA Section Announces 2015 Special Award WinnersThe Iowa PGA Section recently announced the winners of the 2015 Iowa PGA Special Awards. These awards are held each year with nominees submitted by the Iowa PGA membership and selected by the Iowa PGA Awards Committee.  They recognize excellence in twelve areas of the PGA member’s profession. At the conclusion of the year’s tournament schedule, the Iowa PGA Section will also award a Player of the Year for four distinguished divisions, PGA, Senior PGA, Super Senior PGA and Assistant. A special luncheon sponsored by All Star Pro Golf will be held [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:12+00:00 September 24th, 2015|0 Comments

Congratulations to the 2015 Junior Tour Player of the Year Award Winners

The Iowa PGA Section is excited to announce and recognize some pretty fantastic junior golfers on a great summer and wonderful achievements.  For 15 years, the Iowa Junior Tour has been providing quality junior golf programs across Iowa and western Illinois. The 2015 Iowa PGA Junior Tour Player of the Year Award Recipients are listed below with highlights from their great season.  The Iowa PGA Junior Tour is extremely fortunate to have great support and sponsorship from The Principal Charity Classic. This is the 6th year in a row of their generous support. Since 2010, their contributions have allowed our [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:12+00:00 September 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Congratulations to Austin Peter and Good Luck!

Congratulations to Iowa Native Austin Peters on his great play at the 2015 PGA Professional National Championship held June 28-July 1 at Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he finished in a tie for 5th place (68-74-72-69--283).  Austin grew up in Reinbeck, Iowa and placed third in the Class 2A Boys Iowa High School State Golf Tournament in 2005.   He was also a member of the 2003 and 2004 Iowa Junior Tour.  He attended the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs PGA Golf Management Program and began his career shortly after that at Wood Ranch Golf Club in Simi [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:13+00:00 August 12th, 2015|0 Comments