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15th Annual Iowa PGA Las Vegas Pro-Am

The 15th Annual Iowa PGA Las Vegas Pro-Am  was held February 20-22 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Supporting sponsors of the event are Sunice and Taylormade Golf. Three rounds were contested at three different golf courses; Reflection Bay 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 [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Steve Hutton is the 2016 Iowa Senior PGA Player of the Year!

Steve Hutton, Head PGA Professional at Geneva Golf & Country Club, is the 2016 Iowa Senior PGA Player of the Year.  The Senior PGA Player of the Year race was very close with the 2016 Senior PGA Professional National Championship determining the winner and runner-up, which was Jeff Smith of Harvest Point Golf Course.  Steve played in 21 Iowa PGA Section events in 2016, with 4 first place finishes. He won the Senior Division at the National Car Rental Pro-Am #2 at Tournament Club of Iowa, the Cutter & Buck Iowa PGA Pro-Assistant/Pro-Pro event at Geneva Golf & Country Club, [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

2016 Iowa PGA Omega Player of the Year Results

Special thanks to OMEGA for their season-long sponsorship of this event and for contributing $10,000 to the purse! Payouts for the Iowa PGA OMEGA Player of the Year are based on participation in each POY category in the previous year. Players can earn money in multiple divisions. Keep in mind that they are paying separate entry fees to compete in different divisions at IPGA Tournaments. PGA POY: Payout Top 25 - Senior POY: Payout Top 8 - Super Senior POY: Payout Top 2 CLICK HERE to view the 2016 Iowa PGA OMEGA Player of the Year Final Payout

By | November 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Good luck Iowa PGA Professionals at Senior Professional National Championship!

National Qualifiers from left: John Bermel, Jeff Smith, Steve Hutton, Patrick Kilbride, & Monte Meyer (not pictured) The 2016 Senior PGA Professional Championship Presented by Mercede-Benz USA will be contested November 17-20 at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.  Contestants will be competing on the Wanamaker Course. The top golfers from each of the 41 PGA Sections will be competing.   John Bermel of Pheasant Ridge Golf Course, Jeff Smith of Harvest Point GC, Steve Hutton of Geneva Golf & Country Club, Patrick Kilbride of Amana Colonies Golf Club, and Monte Meyer of South Hills Golf [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Congratulations 2016 Iowa PGA Player of the Year Recipients

At the conclusion of the year’s tournament schedule, the Iowa Section will name a Player of the Year in four distinguished divisions. Player of the Year is awarded solely on performance in tournaments designated as point events. Each division will maintain its own eligibility and guideline requirements designed by the Tournament Committee to ensure the integrity of each award. The Tournament Committee determines all point events.  The 4 divisions are, PGA Player of the Year, Assistant Player of the Year, Senior Player of the Year, and Super Senior Player of the Year. There is also an Iowa PGA Professional who earns an [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 Iowa PGA Tournament of Champions

The 2016 Iowa PGA Tournament of Champions was contested at Hyperion Field Club in Johnston, Iowa, on Monday, October 10th, 2016. Thirty-three Iowa PGA Professionals competed in a stroke play format with individual PGA Open, PGA Senior, and PGA Super Senior Divisions. Optional Skins and Senior Skins Games were held for the professionals as well. The Tournament of Champions field was based on current Player of the Year Standings for PGA Player of the Year, Senior PGA Player of the Year, Super Senior Player of the Year, and Assistant PGA Player of the Year. Professionals had to be in the top 20 [...]

By | October 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Steve Hutton Wins 2016 Iowa PGA Match Play & Senior Match Play Championship

Iowa PGA Match Play & Senior Match Play Champion Steve Hutton Steve Hutton, Head PGA Professional at Geneva Golf & Country Club in Muscatine, Iowa has won the season long 2016 Iowa PGA Match Play Championship and the 2016 Iowa PGA Senior Match Play Championship Presented by PGA Tour.  This year's championships were contested at neutral sites throughout the season and golf professionals coordinated matches between themselves.  Both of these tournaments serve as major championships on the Iowa PGA Player of the Year schedule.  Hutton received 300 PGA Player of the Year points in each event for his [...]

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 Iowa PGA Shootout Results

Iowa PGA Shootout Champions from left: Chris Black (Open Division) & Kevin DeNike (Sr. Division) The 2016 Iowa PGA Shootout Presented by PGA Tour was held at Brown Deer Golf Club and Blue Top Ridge at Riverside on October .3-4.  This event served as the last major Player of the Year Point Event on the 2016 Iowa PGA tournament schedule.  Special thanks to Chris O'Day from Sun Mountain for his supporting sponsorship of the tournament. Chris provided hole prizes for both rounds of the event!  The format for this event was 36-Hole Stroke Play with two divisions; Open Division [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 Iowa PGA Pro-Superintendent Results

The 2016 Iowa PGA Pro-Superintendent was held at Ottumwa Country Club in Ottumwa, Iowa on Monday, September 26th.  Thirteen 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 Jay Davis, Head PGA Professional, Justin Harsch, Superintendent, and the entire membership at Ottumwa Country Club for a great job in hosting this fun event. CLICK HERE FOR RESULTS Team Division Champions: Alan Huisman & Darin [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 National Car Rental Pro-Am #2

The Iowa PGA National Car Rental Pro-Am #2 was held at Tournament Club of Iowa in Polk City, Iowa, on Monday, September 19th.  This is the second Pro-Am that National Car Rental will sponsor this year on the Iowa PGA tournament schedule. The format for this event was Team Point Quota System.  Teams won prize money/gift certificates in the team division following the event.  Individual contests also existed for the Iowa PGA Professionals; Open Division, Senior Division, Super Senior Division, Skins Game, and Senior Skins Game. The Iowa PGA would like to thank National Car Rental for their support of the Iowa [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|0 Comments