Iverson Leads A Strong Group of Players With Wisconsin Ties At The U.S. Senior Women's Open
Becky Iverson, the PGA Director of Golf at The Bridges Golf Course in Madison, will tee it up at the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open at Chicago Golf Club this week. The upper Michigan native was exempt for the championship through her play on the LPGA Legends Tour. Iverson has been on staff at The Bridges Golf Course since 2010 and has been playing select LPGA Legends Tour events the last few years. Iverson's first round tee time will be at 1:18 off #1 on Thursday, and then she will hit the course at 8:06 off #10 on Friday.View More
An Easy Stroll Through The Park For Vols
Another beautiful day of summer weather was on tap this past Monday, as the WPGA wrapped up its third and final 18-hole classic of the season. A field of fifty-eight WPGA Professionals set out in search of the win at the Prestwick Golf Group Classic. Playing host to the one-day event was Janesville Riverside GC, the longtime host of the Ray Fischer Amateur Championship was a in great shape and brought back several fun memories for the Wisconsin natives teeing it up.
With the great playing conditions the participants took dead aim at the flagsticks and tried to card as many birdies as possible. Navigating his way around the the 6508 yard layout the best was Whitewater native, Mark Voeller.View More
A Little Home Cooking Delivers The Win To Komorowski & Company
The Wisconsin PGA pro-am circuit was back in action on Monday with clear skies and perfect temperatures. A sold out field of thirty-two teams made the trip to longtime pro-am host West Bend Country Club, where they enjoyed a fun day at the Morgan Stanley Pro-Am presented by the Vince Suter Group and supported by Under Armour Golf. It was quite a change compared to the original mid-May date which was forced to be canceled due to unplayable conditions from rain and cold temperatures.View More
National PGA of America Scholarship Winners
Four Wisconsin Students Awarded PGA Scholarships
Congratulations to Cassidy Kramp (daughter of Kevin Kramp, PGA), Tyler Leach (grandson of Lee Leach, PGA) , Taylor Leach (granddaughter of Lee Leach, PGA) and Kathryn Stupar (daughter of William Stupar, PGA) on their efforts in and out of the classroom. They were awarded $2000 in scholarship monies based on their achievements.
"I am so excited to get recognized, and I am so thankful that I am a recipient of the PGA scholarship. It means a lot to me as an incoming college freshman because it shows that(...) I have people that believe in my ability to succeed as I embark on my academic college experience, " quotes Cassidy Kramp, daughter of PGA Professional Kevin Kramp. She will be entering his first year at UW-Madison as an Evans Scholar in the fall.
Taylor Leach, also a fellow Badger, will graduate this coming school year with her pre-medical undergraduate degree at UW-Madison. Her brother Tyler Leach will be starting his career at Marquette University this fall as he joins their Men’s Golf team while studying business. Kathryn Stupar continues her studies at St. Cloud University while being on the swim team. The sophomore is majoring in psychology and communication.
SentryWorld Steals The Show At The Double Dip Pro-Am
The ever popular Double Dip Pro-Am made its annual pit stop on the WPGA tournament schedule on Monday, as it visited SentryWorld. A sold out field of twenty nine foursomes ventured to Stevens Point to enjoy the redesigned Robert Trent Jones Jr. and Jay Blasi gem. Outside of a State Open qualifier the day marked the first visit for the Section to the renowned facility since the makeover. With plenty of great play taking place on the course the stage was set for several different teams to grab the leading headline. However it quickly became apparent that the course and facility would steal the show with plenty of rave reviews being heard throughout the day.View More