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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

2017 Iowa PGA Pro-Junior Results

The 2017 Iowa PGA Pro-Junior Championship Presented by PGA Tour was held at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls, Iowa on Monday, July 17th.  Twenty-five teams competed in this event where Iowa PGA Professionals teamed up with three junior golfers. The format for this event consisted of Team 2 Best Balls of 4 Gross and an individual Open, Senior, and Super Senior Division for the Professionals.  The team competition was comprised of four different age divisions; Junior Boys 13 & Under, Senior Boys 14 to 17, Junior Girls 13 & Under, and Senior Girls 14-17. The Iowa PGA would [...]

By | 2017-07-18T14:41:52+00:00 July 17th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 John Deere Classic Open Qualifier Results

The 2017 John Deere Classic Open Qualifier was held at Pinnacle Country Club in Milan, IL on Monday, July 10th. The low 4 finishers in this event will qulify for the 2017 John Deere Classic to be contested at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, IL from July 10-16. The Iowa PGA would like to thank PGA Tour Official Steve Carman, Head PGA Professional Erin Strieck, General Manager Marlin McManus, Superintendent Jeremy Krauth, volunteers, and the entire staff at Pinnacle Country Club for a great job in hosting this event. Qualifiers T1 Cliff Kresge, Kingsport, TN -6 F 66 T1 Matt Lee, [...]

By | 2017-07-11T08:31:15+00:00 July 10th, 2017|1 Comment

2017 John Deere Classic Pre-Qualifier Results

The 2017 John Deere Classic Pre-Qualifier was held at Pinnacle Country Club in Milan, Illinois and Short Hills Country Club in East Moline, Illinois on Thursday, July 6.  The low forty and ties will advance to the Event Qualifier to be held at the same location on Monday, July 10th.  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 2017 John Deere Classic to be contested at TPC [...]

By | 2017-07-06T10:38:30+00:00 July 6th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Boy Scouts Pro-Am Results

The 2017 Boy Scouts Pro-Am was held at Davenport Country Club on Monday, June 26th.  Twenty-six 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 [...]

By | 2017-06-26T14:36:28+00:00 June 26th, 2017|0 Comments

6th Annual Prairie Meadows Pro-Am Results

The 6th Annual Prairie Meadows Pro-Am was held at Copper Creek Golf Club in Pleasant Hill, Iowa on Monday, June 19th. One hundred 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 Point Quota, Individual PGA Open, Senior & Super Senior Divisions, Individual Amateur Point Quota, Professional Skins Games, and Amateur 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, Head PGA Professional [...]

By | 2017-06-19T15:54:00+00:00 June 19th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Iowa PGA Junior Academy Stroke Play Results

The 2017 Iowa PGA Junior Academy Stroke Play and Senior Stroke Play Events were held at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls, Iowa on Tuesday, June 13th and Wednesday, June 14th.  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 these events. A total of thirteen teams competed on Tuesday and fifteen teams competed on Wednesday, with each team consisting of one Iowa PGA Professional and three or four Junior Academy attendees. On Tuesday, a unique team format was used [...]

By | 2017-06-13T15:09:31+00:00 June 13th, 2017|0 Comments