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2016 Boy Scouts Pro-Am Results

The 2016 Boy Scouts Pro-Am was held at Davenport Country Club on Monday, June 27th.  Thirty 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 their [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 Cutter & Buck Iowa PGA Pro-Assistant Pro-Pro Results

The 2016 Cutter & Buck Iowa PGA Pro-Assistant / Pro-Pro was contested at Geneva Golf & Country Club in Muscatine, Iowa on Monday, June 20th. Thirty-five 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 [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 Iowa PGA Junior Academy Championship Results

The 2016 Iowa PGA Junior Academy Championship was held on Thursday, June 16th at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The Iowa PGA Junior Golf Academy was held this week at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course and 55 junior golfers competed in an 18 hole stroke play tournament on the final day of the Academy. The Junior Academy attendees were paired in the following divisions during the event: Girls 11-12 Girls 13 Girls 14-15 Girls 16-17 Boys 12 Boys 13 Boys 14 Boys 15 Boys 16-17Special thanks to John Bermel, PGA Director of Golf, and the entire staff at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course for [...]

By | June 16th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 Junior Academy Stroke Play & Senior Stroke Play Results

The 2016 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 14th and Wednesday, June 15th.  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 eighteen teams competed on Tuesday and fourteen 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 with the professionals [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|0 Comments

5th Annual Prairie Meadows Pro-Am Results

The 5th Annual Prairie Meadows Pro-Am was held at Copper Creek Golf Club in Pleasant Hill, Iowa on Monday, June 6th. Eighty 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 at Copper Creek Golf [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 Principal Charity Classic Event Qualifier Results

The 2016 Principal Charity Classic Pre and Open Qualifiers were held at Tournament Club of Iowa in Polk City on Thursday, May 26th and Tuesday, May 31st. Thirty-four men competed in the Pre-Qualifier on Thursday and thirty-four competed in the Open Qualifier on Tuesday, where five players will advanced to the Principal Charity Classic to be held at Wakonda Club in Des Moines on June 3rd - 5th.The Iowa PGA would like to thank Tony Hoyles, PGA General Manager, Jim Webb, Head PGA Professional, and Jonathan Hungerford, Superintendent, for hosting this event.Pre-Qualifier - CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE RESULTSEvent Qualifier - CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE [...]

By | May 26th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 National Car Rental Pro-Am #1

The Iowa PGA National Car Rental Pro-Am #1 was held at Thunder Hills Country Club in Peosta, Iowa, on Monday, May 23rd.  This is the first 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 Section with [...]

By | May 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

4th Annual NB Golf Cars / M&M Golf Cars Iowa PGA Foundation Pro-Am

Club Car Title Sponsors from left: Russ Luedloff, Kevin Carpenter, Darin Justice, Dan Coffin, Colby Marriott, Steve Bledsoe, & Tim Goranson The 4th Annual NB Golf Cars / M&M Golf Cars Iowa PGA Foundation Pro-Am Presented by Iowa Golf Association was held at TPC Deere Run on Monday, May 9th, 2016.  This event was scheduled as a double shotgun with seventeen teams in the morning shotgun and twenty-nine 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 [...]

By | May 9th, 2016|1 Comment

2016 Mizuno Golf Iowa PGA 36 Hole Classic

The 2016 Mizuno Golf Iowa PGA 36-Hole Classic was held on Monday, May 2nd, at Elmwood Country Club in Marshalltown, Iowa.  Sixty Iowa 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 Jay Giannetto, Head PGA Professional at Elmwood Country Club, and his entire staff for hosting this event!The Iowa PGA would also like to thank Matt Geschke and Mizuno Golf for their continued support of the [...]

By | May 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Iowa PGA Wins 2016 Iowa Cup Matches

Iowa PGA Honorary Captain Mike Hall (left) & IGA Honorary Captain John Peters (right) The 2016 Iowa Cup Matches were contested on April 27th and 28th at Blue Top Ridge at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort in Riverside, 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 Iowa PGA won this competition by a total score of 17.5 to 12.5.The top 20 Iowa PGA Professionals were comprised from the previous year’s Player of the Year Section point list. The 2016 Iowa PGA Player Captain [...]

By | April 27th, 2016|0 Comments