O'Reilly & Hastreiter Find The Right Groove At The Pro-Pro Scramble
The Wisconsin PGA brought their 2017 in-state tournament schedule to a close with the annual Pro-Pro Scramble on Monday. The two player scramble brought together a great field of forty-four twosomes to enjoy a beautiful fall day for golf at the Player Course at Geneva National Golf Club. The lighthearted day was filled with plenty of laughs, camaraderie and birdies as the players tried to take it low in search of title.
Carding the low score of the day was the Whistling Straits duo of Mike O'Reilly and Dan Hastreiter.View More
Hansen & Buntrock Haul In The Fall Pro-Pro Crown
The duo of Keith Buntrock and Andy Hansen took it deep into red numbers on Monday, as they battled forty-one other two player teams at the Fall Pro-Pro. The former UW-Parkside teammates took a little time to heat up but once they did the birdies kept coming. In all told they were able to birdie half the holes on the course and avoided carding a bogey. The impressive 6-under-par 30 on the front nine helped propel them to a total score of 9-under-par 63 in the four-ball stroke play format. The winning score was good enough to win by two shots over another former UW-Parkside player, Jake Wisniewski and University of Nebraska graduate, Matt Sabol. For the victory Buntrock and Hansen will each take home $560.View More
WPGA Assistant Professionals Make It Two In A Row At The Royal Cup Matches
A cool and damp day greeted the twenty participants of the annual Royal Cup Matches this past Friday. The Ryder Cup style exhibition matches pit the top WPGA Assistant Professionals vs the top IPGA Assistant Professionals in a one day four ball match play event. The Wisconsin PGA was looking to bring the cup back home and after capturing a big come from behind win last fall at Big Foot CC. However this year's squad had their work cut out for them as they ventured to Glencoe, IL for an away game at Lake Shore CC.
The day featured some great golf, camaraderie and competition. The WPGA squad showed up to play from the start, as they stormed out to a quick lead on the front nine.View More
Lindert & Company Take It Low At Lawsonia
The WPGA pro-am season came to a close on Monday as twenty-nine teams ventured to The GC's of Lawsonia for the 2nd annual Oliphant Golf Management Pro-Am Championship. With sunny and breezy conditions the 116 participants set out to go low on the challenging and renowned Links Course. The impressive field of teams was made up of squads that had qualified at various WPGA pro-ams throughout the golf season.
Finding the right mix and taking home the top spot were Kyle Lindert, Dan Marks, Brian Becker and Brett Sackett.View More
Miezin & Hansen Take A Trip To The Top Of The Leaderboard
Monday marked the 63rd annual Premier Golf & Utility Vehicles Pro-Assistant, as teams from throughout the Wisconsin Section made the trip to newly renamed University Club of Milwaukee (Formerly Tripoli CC). The event once again provided a fantastic day of golf, competition and camaraderie amidst plenty of sunshine and temperatures in the 80s. The tournament included forty-five teams participating in the traditional division of play and another eleven in the secondary division.
Leading the way in the traditional division of play was a duo that knew the layout quite well, as Mike Miezin and Andy Hansen represented the University Club of Milwaukee in a fine fashion.View More
PGA National News
The PGA Professional Championship Moves to AprilBeginning in 2019, the PGA Professional Championship will be conducted in late April. View More