Hot Play On A Hot Day
Much to the chagrin of the participants, the dog days of summer finally showed their face on Monday at the WPGA Pro-Junior. The annual event once again brought together WPGA members and apprentices from throughout the section, along with three juniors from their facility. Twenty one teams made the trek to Oneida G&CC in Green Bay, to attempt to take home the first place plaques in the gross and net divisions.
Witt-Standing The Challenge
A trip to the PGA Professional National Championship last week was just what the doctor ordered for Rick Witt's golf game. Played amongst some of the toughest conditions you'll see, the PGA PNC tested the ability and mental limits of each participant's game out in Sunriver, Oregon. So when the windy conditions showed up on Monday at a demanding Abbey Springs GC layout, the Head PGA Professional from Blackhawk CC was readily prepared.View More
Wisconsin State Open Deadline, Wednesday, July 3rd at 10 PM
Don't forget to register for the 2013 Wisconsin State Open. The deadline for the Wisconsin State Open is Wednesday, July 3rd at 10 PM. Players may register by visiting the State Opens link under WPGA Tournaments. Exempt players are to register under the Wisconsin State Open (Exempt Entries) link and players needing to qualify will click on the qualifier of choice and register.
Amateurs and Unaffiliated Professionals must use the "I am not a member" option when registering. Other BlueGolf logins do not work including the WPGA Junior Foundation one.
Westmoor Duo Rises To The Top
The Westmoor CC duo of Head Professional Ric Kunnert, and Assistant Professional Foy Swenson, took home the Summer Pro-Pro title at Old Hickory CC. The team fired a 6-under-par 66 which was good for a 1 shot victory over the two second place teams. Finishing one shot behind the champions were Robert Tierney and Andrew Troyanek from Brighton Dale Links along with host professional Jim Maguire and Charlie Brown from Johnson Park GC.
Six WPGA Members Set To Compete At The 46th PGA Professional National Championship
The 2013 PGA Professional National Championship kicks off on Sunday, June 23rd at the Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, OR. The Wisconsin Section, PGA will be represented by Craig Czerniejewski, Ryan Helminen, Brian Janty, David Roesch, Patrick Steffes and Rick Witt. The six Wisconsin PGA members will compete amongst 312 PGA Professionals representing all 41 PGA sections.View More
Brooks Takes Home Women’s Open Title
Lisbeth Brooks a junior to be at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina captured the 17th Wisconsin State Women's Open on Wednesday. Competing in a field of 57 golfers from Wisconsin and the U.P. of Michigan, the Waunakee native entered the second and final round with a one shot lead over Butler golfer, Jenna Peters and former UW-Madison golfer, Jessie Gerry.View More
Steffes & O'Brien Stare Down The Deer & Win
Milwaukee CC Assistant Professional, Pat Steffes along with Racine CC member, Joe O'Brien took home the 2013 WPGA Duel Amongst Duos - 2 Player Pro-Net Am on Monday afternoon. In an event where handicap strokes can play a large role, this duo proved that you can make your way to the top of the leaderboard with only two of them. With O'Brien carrying the lowest handicap index in the field, a 1.4, the twosome had to make their way into red numbers through natural birdies.
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