The final WPGA tournament of September came to a close yesterday with the annual competition for the Premier Golf & Utility Vehicles Pro-Assistant title. Over 90 players from throughout the Wisconsin Section gathered at Ozaukee Country Club to enjoy a great day of golf, camaraderie and competition. For the second straight year the field was faced with a gusty day, which was accompanied by another set of undulating fast greens. The combination of the two made for some tough scoring in the 1 better ball of 2 format.Read More »
The WPGA wrapped up the regular season of its 4-player pro-am series on Monday. The eighth and final event brought a field of 27 teams up to Door County to enjoy the challenging and scenic Horseshoe Bay Golf Club. The fescue lined fairways and greens were in terrific shape, and the only negative to the day was the windy and rainy conditions that accompanied the players at times.
Navigating the weather and the golf course the best was the foursome of Brian Brodell, John Lukas, Joe Dias and Paul Kundinger.Read More »
As they say, letting go can be the hardest thing to do. When the WPGA Professional Championship got underway on Monday morning a familiar item would appear on the no. 1 tee. 2020 champion Mick Smith would arrive with the traveling trophy in hand, and of course a joke about letting the WPGA use it for a few days. However, to Smith it most likely wasn’t a joke. In just under three years as a WPGA member the Australian has quickly earned a reputation as one of the top players in the Wisconsin Section.Read More »
At the same time his brother-in-law Steve Stricker was making the final selections for the Ryder Cup team he will lead this month, Mario Tiziani made his own history Wednesday at the Wisconsin State Senior Open. Tiziani, who at 51 made his debut appearance in the State Senior Open this week at Blackhawk CC in Madison, won the title in a five-hole sudden-death playoff over Kurt Mantyla, a PGA professional from Wauwatosa.Read More »
After venturing just outside of Madison for the Spring Pro-Ladies in early June, it was time for the Milwaukee area to take their turn in hosting the other annual Pro-Ladies event on Monday. The event once again featured a sold out field of twenty-four fivesomes, with teams participating from throughout the Wisconsin Section. Teams from as far as St. Germain made the trip down to enjoy some fun at The Legend at Merrill Hills.Read More »