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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

2017 Principal Charity Classic Qualifier Results

The 2017 Principal Charity Classic Pre and Open Qualifiers were held on Thursday, June 1st at Tournament Club of Iowa and Tuesday, June 6th at Glen Oaks Country Club. Twenty-six men competed in the Pre-Qualifier on Thursday and twenty-six competed in the Open Qualifier on Tuesday, where four players will advanced to the Principal Charity Classic to be held at Wakonda Club in Des Moines on June 9th - 11th. The Iowa PGA would like to thank Edward Dennis, PGA General Manager, Jim Webb, Head PGA Professional, and Jonathan Hungerford, Superintendent, for hosting the Pre-Qualifier. Special thanks to Steven Watt, PGA Golf Director, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T15:29:31+00:00 June 6th, 2017|0 Comments

5th Annual NB Golf Cars/M&M Golf Cars Iowa PGA Foundation Pro-Am

The 5th Annual NB Golf Cars / M&M Golf Cars Iowa PGA Foundation Pro-Am Presented by National Car Rental and Iowa Golf Association was held at Wakonda Club on Monday, May 22nd, 2017.  This event was scheduled as a double shotgun with eighteen teams in the morning shotgun and thirty-three teams competing in the afternoon shotgun. Teams were comprised of one professional and three amateurs. The format for the event was based on a team quota point system. The overall team winner was the team that accumulated the most points above their total quota. There was also an individual Open, Senior, [...]

By | 2017-05-24T14:44:58+00:00 May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Iowa PGA Pro-Assistant Pro-Pro Results

The 2017 Iowa PGA Pro-Assistant / Pro-Pro was contested at Amana Colonies Golf Club in Amana, Iowa on Monday, May 8th. Fifty-one Iowa PGA Professionals competed in this tournament which consisted of two team events. The format for this tournament was Four-Ball Stroke Play (1 Best Ball of 2 Gross) with no individual division.  Golfers had the opportunity to play in the Pro-Assistant Division, Pro-Pro Division, or both.  For those who played in the Pro-Assistant, the top ranking professional teamed up with his/her assistant(s) from the same facility.  The Pro-Pro division was open to any Iowa PGA Members who wanted to [...]

By | 2017-05-08T11:12:43+00:00 May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Iowa Cup Matches

The 2017 Iowa Cup Matches were contested on April 27th and 28th at Otter Creek Golf Course in Ankeny, Iowa.  The top twenty available Iowa PGA Professionals competed against the top twenty available Iowa Golf Association amateurs in a Ryder Cup style format. The top 20 Iowa PGA Professionals were comprised from the previous year’s Player of the Year Section point list. The 2017 Iowa PGA Player Captain is Darin Fisher, Head PGA Professional at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake in Moravia, Iowa.  The Iowa PGA Honorary Captain is Gale Gilbert, PGA Life Member from Ankeny, Iowa.   Fisher earned player captain [...]

By | 2017-04-28T09:00:24+00:00 April 27th, 2017|0 Comments