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Archive for June 2021

Leonard & Smith Lead The Way At The Nag

The battle for the Wisconsin PGA Player of the Year titles was front and center again on Monday. A field of 56 players took to Naga-Waukee GC in Pewaukee to participate in WPGA Classic #3. The 18-hole stroke play event was the third classic of the four event series. The one-day events will wrap up with the WPGA Stableford Classic on Tuesday, July 13 at Edelweiss Chalet CC.

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Mick & Mantyla Leave Their Mark At Meadowbrook

The inaugural Wisconsin PGA Senior / Junior Better Ball made its debut on Sunday afternoon. The new addition to the tournament schedule brought together a field of WPGA members, associates and pre-associates to tee it up at Meadowbrook CC in Racine. The better ball event would feature teams that were made up of one WPGA member, associate or pre-associate 50 or over, and one that was 49 or younger. The teams would also tackle the old school layout from varying lengths as the junior men, senior men and junior women all had different sets of tees assigned to them. 

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Wieme & Company Come Up Big At The Bluff

Making its eighth annual appearance on the WPGA tournament calendar the Double Dip Pro-Am brought together another sold out pro-am field on Monday. This year’s edition was title sponsored by X Golf Madison & Middleton and hosted by Maple Bluff Country Club. The always fun event features dual team formats with plenty of action to go around. Each foursome competed in a two of four net best ball event, while the professional in each group was paired up with each of their amateurs in a one of two net best ball contest.

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A Big Playoff Birdie Gives Mia Seeman The Women’s Open Win

Standing on the tee with a driver in her hand on the second hole of her sudden-death playoff with Grace Suter for the Sentry Wisconsin State Women’s Open Championship Wednesday, Mia Seeman pictured the shot she needed to hit.

The dogleg-right par-4 – the second hole on the Links Course at the Golf Courses of Lawsonia in Green Lake – measures 295 yards on the scorecard, and it plays downhill.

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Sentry Becomes Official Title Sponsor of Wisconsin State Women’s Open, Deepens Commitment to Women’s Golf

The Wisconsin Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (WPGA) is excited to announce a new partnership with Sentry, one of the nation’s largest and most financially secure mutual insurance companies. Based in Stevens Point, Sentry is the first title sponsor of the Wisconsin State Women’s Open golf championship.

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Helminen Feels At Home At The Hornung’s

A Wisconsin PGA tradition, the Hornung’s Classic at South Hills G&CC in Fond du Lac made its annual appearance on the WPGA tournament calendar on Monday. This one was extra special, as the Hornung family and Hornung’s Golf Products was hosting WPGA professionals for the 50th edition. It was a perfect celebration of the milestone, with another great day of golf, competition and camaraderie. This year’s field brought together over 80 WPGA professionals to enjoy the day.

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2021 State Open Tournament Series Leads With 25th Wisconsin State Women’s Open at Lawsonia June 15-16

The Wisconsin Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (WPGA) presents a collection of award-winning venues for the 2021 Wisconsin State Open Series: Blackhawk Country Club (Madison), Blackwolf Run (Kohler), Lawsonia (Green Lake), and Pine Hills (Sheboygan). For the first time a Wisconsin State Open event will be hosted on two courses at two different golf venues and a new exemption category for the champion of the Wisconsin State Women’s Open.

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An Xtra Special Performance

With the golf season in full swing the Wisconsin PGA was back on course on Monday as The Suter Ward Group at Morgan Stanley Pro-Am visited The Club at Strawberry Creek. The always popular event and venue drew in another sold-out crowd of 116 players. The day also marked the third 4-player pro-am in the past four weeks, and gave teams another chance to grab a spot into the coveted Oliphant Golf Management Pro-Am Championship.

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Tuckaway Takes Home The Spring Pro-Ladies Title

It was another great day for golf on Tuesday as the first of the two annual WPGA Pro-Ladies events took place. The spring edition brought together another sold-out field of twenty-four groups, to enjoy Hawks Landing GC in Verona. After missing on the chance to host in 2020 due to the tournament being canceled, the club was back hosting the event for the first time since 2016.

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