The Wisconsin Section is one of the 41 sections that comprise the regional entities of the PGA of America. Over 500 members and associates belong to the Wisconsin Section, stretching from areas in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to almost the entire state of Wisconsin. Annually, the Wisconsin Section conducts over 40 professional events, operates its Junior Golf Foundation and participates in several growth-of-the-game activities (PGA Junior League, Drive, Chip and Putt and instructional clinics/days).
The 33rd Senior PGA Professional Championship presented by Cadillac and supported by the GOLF Channel will kick off on Thursday, October 21 at PGA Golf Club in St. Lucie, FL. The event features 264 PGA Professionals who are at least 50 years of age, representing 42 different states. Leading the way for the Wisconsin Section PGA is Kurt Mantyla, Michael Crowley, John Freeman and Jim Schuman. The foursome will be led by Mantyla, as he earned his spot in the field with a victory at the 2021 Wisconsin Senior PGA Professional Championship back in July at Morningstar GC.read more
Mother Nature delivered a great fall day as the Wisconsin PGA closed out the tournament season with the Fall Pro-Pro Bonus Better Ball on Monday. The late addition to the calendar brought together a field of 48 professionals to enjoy the Ponds and Woods course at Kettle Hills GC. The two-player team event would feature four-ball stroke play as the main contest. The bonus portion of the event had teams blind drawing a fellow twosome, and then taking the two four-ball scores to create the bonus game score.read more
It was another eventful Monday on the WPGA tournament calendar, as the season continues to wind down. A nice field of forty-four twosomes teed it up at Rivermoor GC in the always fun Fall Pro-Pro Scramble. Between the storm dodging, a nice lineup of sponsors, and a few side contests, there was plenty to grab the attention of the attendees.read more