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.
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.View More
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.
WPGA Junior Foundation announces the inaugural Backyard Bash Pro-Am
MILWAUKEE - (May 4, 2011) - The five (5) Wisconsin natives currently playing on the PGA Tour will headline the list of professional golfers that will participate in the inaugural Backyard Bash Pro-Am, July 31- August 1, 2011. Steve Stricker, Mark Wilson, Jerry Kelly, J.P. Hayes and Skip Kendall have agreed to play in the event at The Legend at Brandybrook Golf Club. The proceeds from the event will support the Wisconsin PGA Junior Foundation, The Wounded Warrior Project and The Folds of Honor Foundation.View More
A DANDY Performance
The opening event of the 2011 WAGPA tournament season was held Tuesday at The Legend at Bergamont in Oregon. Twenty-Six WPGA apprentices, pre-apprentices and A-8 members teed it up in search of the first place plaque.
Conquering the cold weather and the challenging layout the best, was Andy Podolak of Fire Ridge GC. On a day where birdies were a tough commodity, Podolak was able to make six of them en route to his 2-over-par 74 total.View More
Windy West Bend Wins Again
Another cool and windy day left players battling for pars at West Bend CC on Monday. The conditions left the course as the unanimous winner when it was all said and done. However a few teams and individuals posted some great scores to persevere their way to the top.
Posting the winning number of 10-under-par 134 was the Yahara Hills GC group of Adam Steinhofer, Scott Dybevik, Bruce Myslis and Tony Wampole. With conditions similar to last season the group somehow managed to beat last year's winning score by six shots. The title was hard fought though as they were only able to squeak out a win by one shot.View More
May is Play Golf America FREE lesson month
Have more fun and play better golf with a free 10 minute lessonPGA Free Lesson Month, held each May at participating facilities nationwide, gives new golfers the chance to try the game and experienced golfers the chance to improve their game with a free 10-minute lesson from the nation’s best teachers – PGA and LPGA Professionals. In addition to providing an opportunity for free individual instruction, many facilities have also added free family golf clinics, allowing families the opportunity to discover and get involved in the game of golf together. View More
Wisconsin Premier Players Event #1 - Rescheduled
On Tuesday, April 26th the first event of the 2011 Wisconsin Premier Players Series was canceled due to unplayable course conditions. The event has been rescheduled for Wednesday, September 21st. All players were notified via email with their options on Thursday, April 28th. For a summary of the options, players may visit the tournament webpage - Wisconsin Premier Players Event #1 Infomation Page
Registration has now reopened for new participants with a new entry deadline.
For questions please call the WPGA at (414) 443-3570.View More
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