2016 Iowa Senior PGA Professional Championship Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz and PGA Tour

The 2016 Iowa Senior PGA Professional Championship Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz and the PGA Tour was held at Sunnyside Country Club on Thursday and Friday, August 25th and 26th.  John Bermel, Head PGA Professional at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls, captured his fourth title by shooting a tournament total 139 (-5).  Bermel also won this major championship in 2012, 2013, and 2015.   Iowa Senior PGA Professional Champion, John Bermel This championship serves as a qualifier for the 2016 Senior PGA Professional Championship Presented by Mercedes-Benz, which will be conducted November 17-20, 2016 at PGA Golf Club, Port St. Lucie, Florida. The [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

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 | 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 | 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 | August 8th, 2016|0 Comments

2016 John Deere Classic Pre-Qualifier Results

The 2016 John Deere Classic Pre-Qualifier was held at Pinnacle Country Club in Milan, Illinois and Tournament Club of Iowa in Polk City, Iowa on Thursday, August 4.  The low forty and ties will advance to the Event Qualifier to be held at the same location on Monday, August 8th.  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 2016 John Deere Classic to be contested at TPC [...]

By | August 4th, 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 | August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

2016 Iowa PGA Professional Championship Presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz, and OMEGA

From left: Russ Luedloff (M&M Golf Cars), Joel Logan (TaylorMade Adidas Golf), Darin Fisher (Champion), and Colby Marriott (NB Golf Cars) Darin Fisher, Head PGA Professional at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake, won the 2016 Iowa PGA Professional Championship by three strokes at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake in Moravia, Iowa. Fisher posted scores of 67 (-5), 66 (-6), and 66 (-6) for a three round total of 199 (-17) and claimed his first ever Iowa PGA Professional Championship.Fisher’s win has qualified him for both the 2017 PGA Tour John Deere Classic and the 2017 PGA Professional National Championship.The [...]

By | July 24th, 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 | 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 | 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 | June 27th, 2016|0 Comments