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Former State Open Champs Ferrell & Woltman Look To Conquer Q-School

Two former Wisconsin State Open champions will try their hand at their respective Q-School's in the next two weeks.  First up will be Allyssa Ferrell, the Edgerton native will look to conquer the third and final stage of LPGA Q-School.  The 2014 Wisconsin State Women's Open champion is one of 157 golfers vying for fully exempt status on the LPGA.


Next up on the docket will be two-time Wisconsin State Open champion, Dan Woltman.  The Beaver Dam resident flirted with status on the Web.Com Tour throughout 2016 but came up just short.  He'll get another shot get guaranteed starts on the Web.Com Tour to start 2017, with his play at Q-School.  The 72 hole event will take place from December 8th-11th

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Scottsdale Delivers Another Great Fall Destination Pro-Am

Earlier this week the Wisconsin PGA wrapped up its fourth venture to Scottsdale, AZ for our annual Fall Destination Pro-Am.  The sold out field of nineteen foursomes enjoyed a great week that was filled with plenty of laughs, camaraderie, golf and competition.  Throughout the three the days the players were greeted with plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures.  This year’s trip featured rounds on the Pinnacle and Monument courses at Troon North GC and also the North Course at The Boulders Resort. 

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Jim Richerson, PGA elected as Secretary of the PGA of America

Jim Richerson, of Kohler, Wisconsin, was elected to succeed Suzy Whaley as PGA Secretary on Friday at the PGA of America's 100th Annual Meeting in New York City.  A former member of the PGA Board of Directors, Richerson is General Manager & Group Director of Golf at Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run.  Richerson is responsible for managing all aspects of the day-to-day golf businesses for Kohler Co. While on the PGA Board of Directors, Richerson served on the PGA Budget Committee, Investment Committee and as Chair of the Golf Properties Committee.

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Ron Hurab & Thor Lundgren Elected As Honorary WPGA Members

The Wisconsin PGA is excited to announce the election of two new honorary members.  At Monday’s WPGA Board of Directors meeting both Ron Hurab and Thor Lundgren were elected unanimously.  Each will be honored at the WPGA Special Awards reception on March 6th, 2017 at the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

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The Clock Is Ticking To Reserve Your Spot In The WPGA Nike Las Vegas Pro-Am

Recently the Wisconsin PGA proudly introduced the 2017 edition of the WPGA Nike Golf Las Vegas Pro-Am.  A level of excitement came with the announcement as last year's event produced the first sell out in 7 years for the annual event.  This year's trip will take us back to two facilities that were well received in 2016.  Both SouthShore GC, Reflection Bay GC will be featured on the golf rotation for a second straight year, while we will venture to the familiar site of Rio Secco GC for our third and final course.  The lodging for this year's event will be provided for the first time by New York New York Hotel & Casino.

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Delegates gathered at the Grand Hyatt New York to elect Paul Levy of Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells, California, the 40th PGA President. Suzy Whaley of Suzy Whaley Golf in Cromwell, Connecticut was elected Vice President. Jim Richerson of Kohler Co., in Kohler, Wisconsin, was elected as PGA Secretary. Outgoing PGA President Derek Sprague of Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey, is the new PGA Honorary President. View More

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