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2017 Iowa PGA Pro-Superintendent Results

The 2017 Iowa PGA Pro-Superintendent was held at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, Iowa on Monday, September 25th.  Sixteen 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 Jeff Moore, PGA Golf Director, Mike Hoffman, Superintendent, and the entire staff at Finkbine Golf Course for a great job in hosting this fun event. CLICK HERE FOR RESULTS Team Division Champions Chris Black and [...]

By | 2017-09-25T19:08:49+00:00 September 25th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 National Car Rental Pro-Am #2 Results

The Iowa PGA National Car Rental Pro-Am #2 was held at Brown Deer Golf Club in Coralville, Iowa, on Monday, September 18th.  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 PGA [...]

By | 2017-09-18T15:27:29+00:00 September 18th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Iowa PGA Pro-Scratch/Senior-Scratch Results

The 2017 Iowa PGA Pro-Scratch / Senior-Scratch was held at Amana Colonies Golf Club in Amana, Iowa on Monday, September 11th.  Special thanks to Head PGA Professional, Stephen Kahler, 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 50 years of age or older.  There was also an individual Open Division, Senior Division, Super Senior Division, and Skins Game for the Iowa PGA Professionals.  CLICK HERE [...]

By | 2017-09-11T17:16:24+00:00 September 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Nyasha Mauchaza wins 84th Iowa Open

The 84th Iowa Open was  held at Blue Top Ridge at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort in Riverside, Iowa August 25-27th. 144 Professional and amateur golfers competed in this event, which is scheduled at Blue Top Ridge for the next three years. The Iowa Open Division had a top prize of $25,000! The Iowa PGA would like to congratulate Nyasha Mauchaza of Port St. Lucie, Florida for capturing this year's title. Nyasha had rounds of 65, 70, and 67 for a 3 day total of -14, 202. Congratulations also to Kevin DeNike, Head PGA Professional at Blue Top Ridge for [...]

By | 2017-08-27T15:35:51+00:00 August 25th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Iowa PGA Pro-Senior Results

The 2017 Iowa PGA Pro-Senior was held at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake in Moravia, Iowa, on Monday, August 14th.  Sixteen 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 Darin Fisher, Head PGA Professional, and the entire staff at The Preserve for hosting this event. The format for the tournament consisted of both a team event quota and individual professional contests.  Team format was based on the team that accumulates the most points above [...]

By | 2017-08-14T18:40:40+00:00 August 14th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Iowa Senior PGA Professional Championship Presented by Mercedes-Benz & Golf Advisor

The 2017 Iowa Senior PGA Professional Championship Presented by Mercedes-Benz and Golf Advisor was held at Blue Top Ridge at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort on Thursday and Friday, August 10th and 11th.   John Bermel, Head PGA Professional at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls, captured his fifth title by shooting a tournament total 139 (-5).  Bermel also won this major championship in 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2016.   This championship serves as a qualifier for the 2017 Senior PGA Professional Championship Presented by GolfAdvisor and Mercedes-Benz will be conducted September 28 - October 1, 2017 at Desert [...]

By | 2017-08-11T13:25:25+00:00 August 11th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Harris Golf Cars Pro-Facility Presented by PXG

The 2017 Harris Golf Cars Iowa PGA Pro-Facility presented by PXG was held at Geneva Golf & Country Club in Muscatine, Iowa on Monday, August 7th.  Twenty-seven, 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 a point quota system and there was also an individual Open Division, and Senior Division.  An optional Skins/Senior Skins Game was held for the professionals. The Iowa PGA would like to thank Steve Hutton, Head PGA Professional, [...]

By | 2017-08-07T11:59:45+00:00 August 7th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Iowa PGA Professional Championship Presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz, and OMEGA

Chad Proehl, PGA Teaching Professional at Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course, won the 2017 Iowa PGA Professional Championship by one stroke at Davenport Country Club in Bettendorf, Iowa. Proehl posted scores of 68 (-2), 65 (-5), and 70 (E) for a three round total of 203 (-7) to claim his second Iowa PGA Professional Championship. Proehl’s win has qualified him for both the 2018 PGA Tour John Deere Classic and the 2018 PGA Professional National Championship. The other four professionals who qualified for the PGA Professional National Championship include Jeff Schmid, PGA Teaching Professional at Finkbine Golf Course, Darin Fisher, [...]

By | 2017-08-01T22:26:49+00:00 August 1st, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Mizuno 36 Hole Classic Results

Sr. Division Champ John Bermel & Open Division Champ Sean McCarty The 2017 Mizuno Golf Iowa PGA 36-Hole Classic was held on Monday, July 24, at South Hills Golf Course in Waterloo, Iowa.  Forty-One PGA Professionals competed in this stroke play event that is considered a 36-Hole Minor Point Event on the Iowa PGA tournament schedule.  This special Player of the Year status doubles the points that professionals earn because of the quality of the field. The Iowa PGA would like to thank Monte Meyer, Head PGA Professional at South Hills Golf Course, and his entire staff for hosting this event! The [...]

By | 2017-07-25T10:16:16+00:00 July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 National Car Rental Iowa PGA Assistant Championship

The 2017 National Car Rental Iowa PGA Assistant Championship supported by Cleveland/Srixon, John Deere, and GolfAdvisor was held at Jester Park Golf Course in Granger, Iowa on July 20-21.  Eighteen Iowa PGA Assistant Golf Professionals participated in this event which is a major point event on the Iowa PGA schedule. Congratulations to Champion Rob Riggins, Assistant PGA Pro at Jester Park Golf Course on winning his first Assistant Championship. Also congrats to Runner-Up Ben Montgomery, Assistant Pro at Twin Pines Golf Course. Tyler Christians, Assistant Professional at Wakonda Club, finished in third place. Both Ben and Tyler were eligible qualify for [...]

By | 2017-07-20T18:31:37+00:00 July 20th, 2017|0 Comments