Steinhofer Conquers Sales Pro-Am
With the 4th of July holiday weekend behind them, it was time for the assistant professionals from throughout the State of Wisconsin to relax and enjoy a day on the golf course. Joining them in the festivities at the annual WAGPA Salespersons Pro-Am were members of the Wisconsin Golf Salespersons Association. Thirteen four-player teams made up of 34 assistant professionals and 18 salespeople converged on Edwelweiss Chalet CC for the competition.View More
WPGA Professional Championship Deadline - Wednesday, July 6th at 4 PM
The deadline for the 2011 WPGA Professional Championship at Bishops Bay Country Club in Middleton is Wednesday, July 6th at 4 PM. The annual championship is set to take place on Monday-Tuesday, September 12th-13th. PGA Members from throughout the Wisconsin Section will battle it out in search of one of the most prestigous WPGA titles along with berths to the PGA National Professional Championship next June.
Players may register by visiting www.pgalinks.com or by calling the PGA of America at 1-800-4-PGA PRO.View More
Wisconsin State Open Deadline Extended - Sunday, July 3rd
The Wisconsin State Open deadline has been extended until Sunday, July 3rd at 10 PM. The 2011 championship will once again visit the famed Meadow Valleys course at Blackwolf Run on August 15th-17th. Players wishing to register may pick their qualifying site of choice or the exempt category by visiting the link below.
Please keep in mind that only WPGA members and apprentices use the I Am A Member part with an ID / Password. All other players will pick the I Am Not A Member option. Unfortunately the BlueGolf database of the section is not connected with the WSGA or WPGA Junior Foundation databases
A Shootout In ReedsburgA battle to see who could go the lowest ensued at the annual Adams Golf Pro-Am on Monday at Reedsburg CC. With ideal scoring conditions two teams were able to reach the 20-under-par 124 mark, to claim the top spot. Leading the way was the Koshkonong Mounds CC group of Matt Reel, Bill Rowlands, Ralph Cohen and Evan Wartgow, matching them was the Naga-waukee GC foursome of Craig Czerniejewski, Jason Zinda, Ed Schmit, Noel Stollenwerk. View More
Follow Six WPGA Members at the 2011 PGA Professional National ChampionshipThe 2011 PGA Professional National Championship kicks off on Sunday, June 26th at Hershey Country Club in Hershey, PA. The Wisconsin PGA Section will be represented by Chad Behrends, Joe DeRosa, John Gaschke, Ryan Helminen, Michael O'Reilly and Rick Witt. The six Wisconsin PGA members will compete amongst 312 PGA Professionals from throughout the United States. View More
Sole Possession of First Place
In golf some players like to be the pursuers and some like to be the leader, Lindsey Solberg put on quite the pursuit at the final round of the 2011 Wisconsin State Women’s Open on Wednesday. The Verona native entered the day four shots behind her Michigan State teammate, Allyssa Ferrell and two shots behind UW-Madison golfer, Lindsay Danielson. She knew she had to make up ground fast, which is precisely what she did.View More
A Berry Good Time
The 2nd annual Oneida Casino Pro-Am at Thornberry Creek took place on Monday and luckily the forecasted thunderstorms never made it to Green Bay. As the rain held off, the day was enjoyed by fifteen four player teams from throughout the state. For the second time this year a WPGA Pro-Am featured the team stableford net format and stableford points in the low professional and low senior professional competitions.
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