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Nathan Stamey Wins 2016 Brokers International Iowa Open

Nathan Stamey received a trophy and a $25,000 check for his score of 13-under-par in the 2016 Brokers International Iowa Open at Lake Panorama National. He is shown, left to right, with Zach Hester, Iowa PGA tournament director; Gary Soreide, local tournament director; John Dinnebier, LPN director of operations; Kelly McCarty with Brokers International; Stamey; Troy Christensen, Iowa PGA executive director; and Gary Babcock, LPN head pro. 2016 BROKERS INTERNATIONAL IOWA OPEN IN THE BOOKSBy Susan ThompsonRain hit Lake Panorama National Friday afternoon, which impacted all three days of the 2016 Brokers International Iowa Open. Yet Nathan Stamey of [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:56:57+00:00 August 19th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 Iowa PGA Junior Senior Draw Presented by PGA Tour Results

The 2016 Iowa PGA Junior-Senior Draw was contested at Gates Park Golf Course in Waterloo, Iowa, on Monday, August 15th, 2016. Thirty-six Iowa PGA Professionals competed in a four-ball stroke play format and there was also Individual PGA Open, PGA Senior, and PGA Super Senior Divisions. Optional Skins and Senior Skins Games were held for the professionals as well.Teams were comprised by splitting the entire field in half and then paining one junior professional with one senior professional according to player ability. The cutoff this year was 47 years of age. Eighteen two-person teams competed in the four-ball stroke play [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:56:57+00:00 August 15th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 John Deere Classic Open Qualifier Results

The 2016 John Deere Classic Open Qualifier was held at Pinnacle Country Club in Milan, IL on Monday, August 8th. The low 4 finishers in this event will qulify for the 2016 John Deere Classic to be contested at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, IL from August 11-14.The Iowa PGA would like to thank PGA Tour Official John Lillvis, 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.QualifiersJoey Garber, St. Simons Island, GA : -6 66Gavin Coles, Winter Garden, FL [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:56:57+00:00 August 8th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 Harris Golf Cars Pro-Facility Results

The 2016 Harris Golf Cars Iowa PGA Pro-Facility was held at Hyperion Field Club in Johnston, Iowa on Monday, August 1st.  Thirty-nine, 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 Chad Callan, PGA Director of Golf, and the entire staff at Hyperion [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:00+00:00 August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

2016 Iowa PGA Pro-Junior Championship Results

The 2016 Iowa PGA Pro-Junior Championship Presented by PGA Tour was held at Fox Ridge Golf Course in Dike, Iowa on Monday, July 18th.  Twenty-nine 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 like to thank [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:01+00:00 July 18th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 Iowa PGA Pro-Senior Results

The 2016 Iowa PGA Pro-Senior was held at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, Iowa, on Monday, July 11th.  Thirty-four 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 Jeff Moore, PGA Golf Director, Richard Delfs, Assistant PGA Professional, and the entire staff at Finkbine 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 [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:57:02+00:00 July 11th, 2016|0 Comments

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 | 2017-04-17T11:57:04+00:00 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 | 2017-04-17T11:57:05+00:00 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 | 2017-04-17T11:57:05+00:00 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 | 2017-04-17T11:57:05+00:00 June 15th, 2016|0 Comments