September: Milestone Month in Wisconsin
Whistling Straits and Beloit Club to host Regional Championships for Drive, Chip and Putt and PGA Jr. League, respectively.
For Immediate Release - 2018 will be a year to remember for junior golfers who participate in Drive, Chip and Putt and PGA Jr. League. With all of the world-class facilities Wisconsin has to offer, it has become a coveted golf destination, and juniors from around the country will experience more unique playing opportunities than ever before.
In 2012, the PGA of America, addressed the state of the game by rolling out a comprehensive plan to maximize golf’s growth potential by creating innovative ways to introduce people to the game. Drive, Chip and Putt and PGA Junior League are two examples designed specifically to introduce golf to younger generations and convert them to lifetime golfers.
Schuman Ready To Tackle The Senior PGA At Harbor Shores
Madison native Jim Schuman will tackle a field of the best professional golfers 50 and older this week, as he tees it up at the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Michigan. The reigning 3-time WPGA Senior Player of the Year will be making his third appearance in the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship. Schuman along with 34 other PGA Professionals earned a spot in the championship through their great play last September at the 2017 Senior PGA Professional Championship at Desert Mountain.View More
Chalk Up One More - Roesch & Schultz Grab Title Number Four
Storm's Golf Range Director of Instruction David Roesch and former University of Michigan golfer Jack Schultz made themselves right at home on Tuesday, as they captured the 11th annual The Legend Challenge - Scratch Pro-Am. The dynamic duo bagged their fourth win in the event as this year's edition visited The Legend at Merrill Hills.
With soft conditions and beautiful weather the forty-eight two player teams had a green light to take the scoring into the red numbers. For Roesch and Schultz that mission would become an accomplishment as they birdied their way to the win. All told the twosome posted nine birdies and zero bogeys en route to their 9-under-par 63.View More
WPGA Match Play - The Great Eight Navigate Their Way To The Quarters
The 52nd playing of the WPGA Match Play Championship kicked off this past Monday as the event ventured to the Links Course at The Golf Courses of Lawsonia for the second time in its history. The field of WPGA members battled it for four rounds of play as they started out with the seeding round and then followed it up with the first three rounds of matches on Monday and Tuesday. For the first time the event will now venture away from the host site with the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals conducted over the course of the next three and half months. Players will have approximately 5 weeks to complete each round and tee it up against their opponent at a mutually agreed upon site and date.View More
Sandee & Mantyla Unlock The Key To Winning At Wild Rock
The WPGA kicked off its competitive schedule for the month of May with WAGPA Stroke & Match Play and the WGSA / WPGA Memorial Classic on Monday at Wild Rock GC. Both events were helped made possible by the support of the Wisconsin Golf Salespersons Association and OMEGA Watches.
The day featured 70 professionals teeing it up and several of the WGSA members joining along for some fun in the sun. The 9:00 a.m. shotgun start featured 33 assistants playing in their own 18-hole stroke play that also doubled as seeding for the yearlong WAGPA Match Play. While a group of 37 Wisconsin PGA members participated in the 18-hole Memorial Classic. Each pairing in the Memorial Classic also was competing in a lighthearted 1 net best ball event that featured one or two WGSA members on each squad.