Schuman & Domer Led Teams Hit The Bull's Eye
The 2016 WPGA pro-am schedule wrapped up its "regular season" on Monday as the Bull's Eye Pro-Am made its return to the WPGA event schedule for the first time since 2007. The twenty-five team field of 100 players enjoyed a great day of golf and camaraderie, with the only blemish coming from a short weather delay halfway through the round. The event also provided the last chance for professionals to qualify for the inaugural Oliphant Golf Management Pro-Am Championship at The GC's of Lawsonia on October 3rd.View More
Solid As A Rock - Helminen Claims His 3rd WPGA Professional Championship Title
The 2016 WPGA Professional Championship concluded its third and final round on Wednesday at Wild Rock GC in Wisconsin Dells. In the end a familiar face and name grabbed hold of the winner’s trophy once again. Appleton native, Ryan Helminen fought off a hard charging Charlie Brown on the Hurdzan and Fry designed course to earn his third WPGA Professional Championship title.
The Ridgeway CC PGA Teaching Professional entered the day with a three shot lead after carding rounds of 70 and 69 on Monday. With soft conditions from heavy overnight rain, Helminen was prepared to see the guys behind him make a run at his lead.
John Freeman Delivers A Dramatic Senior Open Win
Somehow some way the Wisconsin PGA wrapped up play at the 32nd Wisconsin State Senior Open at Timber Ridge GC on Wednesday. With most of the state dealing with heavy rains, the event site managed to be in just the right spot to complete the scheduled thirty-six holes on time.
Dodging both the rain drops and a challenge from the defending champion the best was Muskego native, John Freeman.
Naga-Waukee GC Squad Lands The Summer Pro-Ladies Title
Twenty four fivesomes from throughout the Wisconsin Section, PGA made their way to Hawks Landing GC in Verona for the summer Pro-Ladies event on Monday. 2016 marked the first year that the WPGA has offered two Pro-Ladies events and the idea was very well received as each of them sold out. The day once again featured a fun day of golf, camaraderie and some tasty food to finish things up.
Taking home the winner plaques was the squad from Naga-Waukee GC of Kurt Mantyla, Sami Forster, Debbie Schwind-Halla, Janice Hilliard and Jill Trider.View More
PGA National News
Junior U.S. Ryder Cup Team Announced12 junior golfers will face their European counterparts in the 10th Junior Ryder Cup, Sept. 26-27, at Interlachen Country Club. View More