North Shore W Hornung's
Today is December 14, 2018

Mission Statement

How We Serve You

It is the goal of the Player Development Committee to aid the members of the Wisconsin PGA in their Player Development efforts via serving as advisors and consultants while providing guidance regarding growth of the game initiatives. In addition, the committee members serve as advocates of PGA Junior League Golf, Drive Chip & Putt, and other programming within their designated region. 


Members, Associates, and other associated professionals are welcome to attend and engage in a highly interactive seminars covering growth of the game programming. Up to 3 PGA Required MSR's are allocated to Class A professionals for attendance. There are several presentations along with an open forum for members to discuss accomplishments, struggles, and best practices for topics like PGA Junior League,  Drive Chip & Putt, Employment,  rounds and revenue, and instruction. Lunch is included with the $10 registration fee. 

  • PGA Jr. League Town Halls 
    • Both Town Hall sessions are on Tuesday, January 8th at the Section Office
    • Session from 10am-12pm --CLICK HERE to sign up 
    • Session from 1pm-3pm --CLICK HERE to sign up 
    •  Presented by PING
    • 3 MSRs awarded to Class A Professionals 
    • Each session is the same content; having two sessions to accommodate more professionals
    • Lunch is available from 12pm-1pm. Morning session will eat afterwards while the afternoon session can eat beforehand. 
  • TBD PGA Jr. League Sports Engine Workshops in February presented by PING

Player Development Committee

Andy Runkel, PGA

Milwaukee Regl. Leader
The Bog

Erika Pirkl

Player Development Coordinator

Frank Chieppa, PGA

PGA Jr. League Regl. Manager

Jeff Ellingson, PGA

Madison Regl. Leader
Edelweiss Chalet CC

Jim Buyze, PGA

Chippewa Valley Regl. Leader
Wild Ridge GC

Josh Doxtator, PGA

Green Bay Regl. Leader
Thornberry Creek

Kari Wachtl, PGA

Fox Valley Regl. Leader
Butte Des Morts CC

Kevin Kramp, PGA

Milwaukee Regl. Leader
Hidden Glen GC

Lucas Hana, PGA

Green Bay Regl. Leader
Green Bay CC

Matt Boesch, PGA

Lake Geneva Regl. Leader
Hawks View GC

Scott Walecki, PGA

Milwaukee Regl. Leader
Dretzka Park GC