Bishops Bay Always Finds A Way To Deliver
Monday marked the second and final National Car Rental Pro-Am in the Wisconsin Section, PGA for 2016. A sold out field of 116 players from throughout the Section gathered to enjoy a day of great golf, food, weather and camaraderie. Playing host to this year's second National Car Rental Pro-Am was Bishops Bay CC. The club once again delivered in a fine fashion as they entertained the attendees with some fantastic course conditions, tasty food and a picturesque backdrop that has been made even better with their new back patio.View More
Nobody Else(n) Can Claim The State Open Scoring Record At Blackwolf Run
The 2016 Wisconsin State Open wrapped up on Wednesday after three days of beautiful weather and the scenic backdrop of Blackwolf Run. The championship was highlighted by some great golf, pristine course conditions and a first time winner.
After five straight top ten finishes the time was right for Kenosha native, Jordan Elsen to grab his first Wisconsin State Open title. His 13-under-par 275 total was good enough to win by four shots over 2-time champion, Jim Schuman. He carded rounds of 71, 65, 66 and 73 en route to the mark. The score was the lowest four-round total in the State Open since 2000 and also sets the record for the lowest score shot in the eight State Opens held at Blackwolf Run.
Phillip Johnson Takes Down An Impressive Field At West Bend CC
For the third straight season the Wisconsin PGA and Wisconsin State Golf Association teamed up to present the WSGA / WPGA Summer Showdown on Monday. The invitation only event once again brought together a top notch field, featuring seventy-three of the best golfers in the State of Wisconsin. This year’s contest visited one of the classic courses in the state, the Langford and Moreau designed West Bend CC. With pristine course conditions and perfect weather the players looked to conquer the undulating and challenging greens to take home this year’s title.View More
No One Can Pass Rass At The WPGA Senior Championship
With plenty at stake the final round of the Wisconsin Senior PGA Professional Championship wrapped up on Tuesday at Nakoma Golf Club. A field of twenty-seven WPGA professionals had their eyes set on the coveted title, while trying to grab a piece of the $5,000 purse and one of three spots into the National Senior PGA Professional Championship.
After each carding a 1-over par 71 on Monday, both Jim Gaugert and Jim Schuman led the field into the final 18 holes of play. The two former WPGA Senior Champions started the day with a two shot lead over Mike Muranyi and Rick Rasmussen. Sitting just three shots back were Steve Fischer and Glenn Fischer.View More
Oh Boy Troyanek Posts a 62 En Route To Assistant Championship Win
Sometimes the taste of victory is made so sweet when it comes after some close calls in a particular event. For Andrew Troyanek of Rivermoor GC, that was exactly the case at the 2016 National Car Rental Wisconsin Assistant PGA Professional Championship on Monday. After the former UW-Parkside athlete finished in the top five of the event the past three years, it was his time to breakthrough and grab his first win.
Included in those top five finishes were a tough lost in the three-way playoff last year at South Hills G&CC. A playoff that not only left him without the winner’s trophy but also cost him a chance to advance to the National Assistant PGA Professional Championship last fall. The experience was at the forefront of his mind as he started play on Monday morning, with a mentality to avenge his playoff lost.View More
PGA National News
PGA of America to Launch the Ryder Cup Trophy Tour, Aug. 29-Sept. 23The Ryder Cup will travel 5,000 miles, visiting 10 cities during the month-long tour. View More
Norman Xiong and Lucy Li Reign Victorious at the 41st Junior PGA ChampionshipBoth players earned spots on the U.S. Junior Ryder Cup Team and will compete next month at Interlachen Country Club. View More
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