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Today is May 23, 2015

Battling The Wind, The Kee To Victory

The 2011 version of the WPGA Pro-Ladies took place on Tuesday at Cherokee CC, as the event once again produced a thirty-two team sellout.  The field consisted of teams from throughout the state, as teams traveled from areas such as Mincoqua and Eau Claire to participate. 

 

The event was closely contested as the winning team from Naga-Waukee GC was able to hold onto victory by one shot over the Ridgeway G&CC team and only two shots over the third place, Johnson Park GC team.

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Becoming Old Hat

Firing low red numbers at a golf tournament can be quite a challenge, but it's starting to become "old hat" for David Roesch and Jack Schultz at the annual Legend Challenge - Two Man Scratch Pro-Am.  The duo once again captured the title at the 2011 version on Tuesday with a 9-under-par 62.  The win marks the second year in a row the team has defeated an impressive field of two player teams from throughout the state. 

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Tuckered Out

After a long water logged day at Tuckaway CC on Monday, several Wisconsin PGA assistant's were in need of some rest and relaxation.  Rightfully so, forty-seven WAGPA members teed it up in the morning for the stroke play portion of the WAGPA Stroke / Match, with thirty-two moving on to play their first round matches in the afternoon. 


Although David Roesch the winner of the stroke play didn't seem phased by the long day of golf and wet conditions, as he fired a 6-under-par 66. 

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Students Receive 2011 PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarships

The PGA of America’s Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship Program, marking its 26th anniversary, received more than 700 applications this year, with scholarships awarded to 134 students totaling $292,000.  Wisconsin had 12 applicants this year.

 

Founded in 1986, the PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.8 million to 2,394 students. The program encourages and promotes the attainment of higher education goals for children and grandchildren of PGA members.

 

Wisconsin Scholarship Winners
 
Scholarship:      PGA, $2,000.00        Thomas O. Julsrud - Son of Jim and Ann Julsrud
                                               Kimberly L. Spaulding - Daughter of Kirk and Cathy Spaulding
                                                           Emily A. Krause - Daughter of Doug and Kim Krause
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A Splendid Day At Glen Erin

A beautiful spring day accompanied the players at the 2011 Glen Erin Pro-Am on Friday.  Sixteen teams from throughout the state signed up to enjoy the weather and the fun links style course just outside of Janesville. 

 

The event also featured a net stableford format, as players battled to see how many points they could pile up.  The format awarded 0 points for net double bogey or worse, 1 point for net bogey, 2 points for net par, 4 points for net birdie, 6 points for net eagle and by chance 8 points for a net double eagle. 

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Rolling Out The Red Carpet

Once again participants were treated to a grand event on Monday at the annual Callaway Pro-Am at Geneva National.  From a first class food spread to closest to the pin events for Callaway UPro's, the host facility and title sponsor pulled out all the stops. 


With all the extra nice touches it was easily forgotton that a golf compeition was also taking place, and it turned out to be a tight one in the end.  The winning team from Foxboro GC of Brook Schmitt, Richard Schmitt, David Kluck and Tom Kluck was able to post a 16-under-par 128 total to win by one shot over the Jason Rowe led group from The Legend at Brandybrook. 

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Schu Accrues Title Number Three

The WPGA Match Play Championship finals concluded on Thursday morning at The Club at Strawberry Creek.  The final match pitted Brian Janty, a new face on the WPGA scene and Jim Schuman, a seasoned veteran that’s been around the block a few times. 

In the end the seasoned veteran proved that consistency and experience can lead you to victory, as Schuman closed out Janty 3&2 on the sixteenth hole.
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