June 27, 2017 – 42nd PGA Junior Qualifier at Glynns Creek

Junior PGA Championship 42nd PGA Junior Qualifier  Glynns Creek Golf Course  Long Grove, IA June 27, 2017     This is one of seven local qualifiers to advance on to the section championship at Ames G&CC. One boy and one girl from the 16-18 divisions will advance on from the section championship to the National PGA Junior Championship at The Country Club of St. Albans in St. Albans, MO. The Iowa PGA would like to thank Head PGA Professional John Valliere and the entire staff at Glynns Creek for their support in hosting this qualifier! 2017 PGA Junior Qualifier Results Boys [...]

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July 25, 2017 – Junior Tour Classic at Indian Creek

    Iowa Junior Tour    Sponsored by     The Principal Charity Classic                              Junior Tour Classic at Indian Creek      Indian Creek Country Club   Nevada, IA    June 25, 2017   The Junior Classic at Indian Creek takes place at Indian Creek Country Club in Nevada, IA on June 25, 2017. This is another Ace point event on the junior tour schedule and there were over 60 juniors that participated! The Iowa PGA would like to thank The Principal Charity Classic for being the title sponsor of the [...]

By | 2017-06-25T13:57:57+00:00 June 25th, 2017|0 Comments

June 19, 2017 – Quad Cities Junior and Pee Wee at Short Hills

    Iowa Junior Tour     Sponsored by     The Principal Charity Classic Quad Cities Junior and Pee Wee Short Hills Country Club  East Moline, IL June 19, 2017 The Iowa PGA would like to thank Head PGA Professional Mike Downing, QC Amateur representative Bruce Sandry, and the entire staff at Short Hills for their support in hosting! Junior Results Boys 16-18 Boys 14-15 Boys 12-13 Boys 11 & Under Girls 16-18 Girls 14-15 Girls 13 & Under Pee Wee Results Boys 10-11 Boys 8-9 Boys 7 & Under Girls 10-11 Girls 8-9 Girls 7 & Under

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June 13, 2017 – Veenker Junior Amateur

        Iowa Junior Tour         Sponsored by           The Principal Charity Classic Veenker Junior Amateur   Veenker Memorial Golf Course Ames, IA  June 13, 2017 The Iowa PGA would like to thank Head PGA Professional Greg Dingel and the entire staff at Veenker for hosting this event! Click on the divisions below to view results Boys 16-18 Boys 14-15 Boys 12-13 Boys 11 & Under Girls 16-18 Girls 14-15 Girls 13 & Under

By | 2017-06-13T15:48:07+00:00 June 13th, 2017|0 Comments

June 8, 2017 – Optimist International Junior Qualifier

        Iowa Junior Tour         Sponsored by           The Principal Charity Classic Optimist International Junior Qualifier Elmwood CC & American Legion Memorial GC Marshalltown, IA June 8, 2017 The Iowa PGA would like to thank Head PGA Professional Jay Giannetto, Optimist Club Staff Mark Rohde, and the rest of the staff at both Elmwood and American Legion for hosting the qualifier! Click on the divisions below to view results Boys 16-18 Boys 14-15 Boys 12-13 Girls 16-18 Girls 14-15  

By | 2017-06-09T08:48:16+00:00 June 9th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Cobra Puma Junior Cup Matches

Cobra Puma Junior Cup Matches June 3-4, 2017 Fox Run Golf Club - Eureka, MO The 3rd Annual Cobra/Puma Junior Cup Matches were contested June 3-4, 2017 at Fox Run Golf Club in Eureka, MO. This competition hosted the Gateway PGA Junior Tour vs. the Iowa PGA Junior Tour in a Ryder Cup Style format.  CLICK HERE FOR RESULTS The 2017 Iowa Junior Tour Team will be comprised of players from the 2016 Player of the Year Point List. The top 3 players in the boys 16-18, girls 16-18, boys 14-15 and girls 14-15 as well as 2 players from the [...]

By | 2017-06-05T15:07:41+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Expand Your Get Golf Ready Program for Increased Clint Engagement

Follow the link below to view article in PGA Magazine by our very own Sarah Bidney on the importance of expanding your Get Golf Ready Program for increased client engagement. Sarah is a three-time Iowa PGA Section Teacher of the Year, past Section Youth Player Development Award winner and GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional, and the PGA Director of Instruction at Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa. Check out more information by clicking here.

By | 2017-05-01T09:52:09+00:00 May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Golf has $817 million impact in Iowa

The Iowa Golf Council, which is a partnership of the Iowa Golf Association, Iowa Section PGA & Iowa Golf Course Superintendents Association, recently commissioned a study on the economic impact of golf in the state of Iowa. The study, which began in late 2016 using 2015 data, was completed in early 2017 and found that golf in Iowa has an economic impact of $817.5 million.  The game employs 11,435 individuals amounting to $280.2 million in compensation and accounted for $72 million in state and local taxes.  You can view the entire Economic Impact Report here. This study shows how big [...]

By | 2017-04-17T11:56:56+00:00 March 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Ken Schall, PGA Owner/Operator of the Ken Schall Golf Performance Studio

Monday, March 6, 2017 Ken Schall is the PGA Owner/Operator of the Ken Schall Golf Performance Studio, in West Des Moines, Iowa.   ken@kenschallgolf.com   Comment Ken Schall: Create Year-Round Golfing Opportunities You don't have to live in the south to have a successful golf business these days. In Iowa, playing golf outdoors is not always a viable option. I thought of a way to maximize my golf instruction, custom clubfitting, and club sales business year-round. In early 2015, I opened the Ken Schall Golf Performance Studio and have been able to serve golfers in my PGA Section 12 months [...]

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