Steve Hutton, Head PGA Professional at Geneva Golf & Country Club in Muscatine, Iowa has won the season long 2016 Iowa PGA Match Play Championship and the 2016 Iowa PGA Senior Match Play Championship Presented by PGA Tour. This year’s championships were contested at neutral sites throughout the season and golf professionals coordinated matches between themselves. Both of these tournaments serve as major championships on the Iowa PGA Player of the Year schedule. Hutton received 300 PGA Player of the Year points in each event for his first place finish.
Hutton played Chad Proehl, PGA Teaching Professional at Sugar Creek Golf Course, in the final round of the Match Play Championship. The two Iowa PGA Professionals played at Finkbine Golf Course on October 5th and Hutton won the match 1up to claim the Iowa PGA Match Play Championship.
Hutton played John Bermel, Head PGA Professional at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course, in the final round of the Senior Match Play Championship. The final match was contested at Elmcrest Country Club on September 21st and Hutton won the match 1up to claim the Iowa PGA Senior Match Play Championship. 2016 marked the first year of the Senior Match Play Championship.
The Iowa PGA would like to thank Presenting Sponsor, PGA Tour, for supporting this event once again this year. Also, special thanks to Iowa PGA crystal trophy provider, Sterling Cut Glass, for their continued involvement with the Iowa PGA Section.
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