Mary Hafeman Named 2016 National PGA Player Development Award Winner
(Photo and Write-Up Courtesy of PGA.org) PGA Professional Mary Hafeman is honored with the 2016 PGA Player Development Award for her commitment to implementing dynamic programming for golfers of all ages and skill levels. The PGA Player Development Award bestows special recognition on a PGA Golf Professional who has displayed extraordinary and exemplary contribution and achievement in the area of player development. This recognition comes on the heels of receiving the Player Development Award for the North Florida PGA Section in 2014 and 2016. Hafeman, a dual member of both the North Florida and Wisconsin PGA Sections, is President and Owner of Fore in One Golf Services, and is a highly regarded and accomplished player, instructor and operations specialist within the golf industry. A Golf Range Association Top 50 Growing the Game Teacher, Hafeman is extremely active in hosting programs, such as Get Golf Ready, PGA Junior League and LPGA Girls Golf, among others.
Troyanek & Company Tally The Win With A Little Tiebreak Help
A gorgeous summer day brought together 116 players to enjoy this year's Pro-Senior on Monday at Oconomowoc GC. As the club celebrates their centennial this year the day gave all the teams a glimpse of the fantastic course conditions that the members are accustomed to at Oconomowoc GC.
The weather and conditions led to quite a competition in the two net best ball format. After all the scores had been entered into the computer a trio of teams found themselves with the low mark for the day.View More
The National Golf Graphics Pro-Am Delivers Another Terrific Day
The WPGA Pro-Am Series continued to make its way through the summer as the National Golf Graphics Pro-Am took place at Maple Bluff CC on Monday. The event brought together 128 players and featured the fifth straight sell out of a four-player pro-am for the WPGA in 2016.
On a hot, humid and breezy day the thirty two foursomes were definitely faced with some challenging conditions to keep mental focus. Finding the right mix and splitting the top spot were the Foxboro GC squad led by Brook Schmitt and the Milwaukee CC team with Victor Jacinto. Each group was able to post a 140 point total in the team net stableford format.View More
Troyanek Finds A Groove At Fire Ridge
Another beautiful summer day was on tap as the final WPGA 18-hole classsic of 2016 took place on Tuesday. Forty-three WPGA Professionals from throughout the Section ventured to Fire Ridge GC in Grafton to try to take home the win at the Prestwick Golf Group / Bushnell Classic.
Taking advantage of the sunny and humid conditions the best was Rivermoor GC Head Professional, Andrew Troyanek.View More
Double The Fun - Pine Hills Squad Sweeps The Board
A beautiful summer day and the backdrop of one of the most unique courses in the state, greeted the 116 participants of the National Car Rental Double Dip Pro-Am on Monday. Twenty nine foursomes from throughout Wisconsin were attempting to top the leader board as they were tested by Pine Hills Country Club in Sheboygan. Sponsored by National Car Rental, the Official Rental Car of The PGA of America, Monday’s event brought together a sold out field for the fifth straight National Car Rental Pro-Am in the Wisconsin Section. In its third year of existence the pro-am series has been very well received and Monday was no different.View More
PGA National News
Final-Hole Birdie Lifts Rich Berberian Jr. to 49th PGA Professional ChampionshipRich Berberian Jr., the PGA Assistant Professional at Windham Country Club, rolled home a 33-foot uphill birdie putt on the 18th green to capture an improbable victory in the Championship. View More
Professionals Headed to BaltusrolA group of 20 PGA Professionals qualified to compete in the 98th PGA Championship, July 28-31, at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey. View More
2016 PGA National Award Recipients AnnouncedTwelve PGA Professionals will be honored as the 2016 PGA National Award winners in November. View More
Notes From the 98th PGA ChampionshipEach day during PGA Championship Week, you can come here and read about the PGA Professionals competing in the Championship. Notes will be updated at the end of each day. View More
Powerful International Field, Including 28 Major Champions, Set for 98th PGA ChampionshipThe 156-player roster includes 97 of the top 100 players of the current Official World Golf Rankings. View More