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Welcome to the Wisconsin PGA

The Wisconsin Section is one of the 41 sections that comprise the regional entities of the PGA of America. Over 500 members and associates belong to the Wisconsin Section, stretching from areas in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to almost the entire state of Wisconsin. Annually, the Wisconsin Section conducts over 40 professional events, operates its Junior Golf Foundation and participates in several growth-of-the-game activities (PGA Junior League, Drive, Chip and Putt and instructional clinics/days).

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Hard to believe it has been more than a week since we wrapped up our WPGA Las Vegas ProAm. It was another great week of camaraderie, golf & fun. A big thank you goes out to everyone who helped make it a success, especially event partners @nikegolf @TaylorMadeGolf & @vincesuterms

Dan Stolper of @WSGAGolf (representing @BlackhawkCC) takes over for the afternoon session as he covers Rule 16. #burrowinganimals #abnormalcourseconditions πŸ’πŸ›πŸ₯πŸžπŸŒπŸ¦…

Close to 80 @WisconsinPGA Professionals at @westmoorcc putting their knowledge of the @USGA Rules of Golf to the test. Learning from @ErinHillsGolf @JohnMorrissett for part 1️⃣

ICYMI - A Grand Performance – Gaugert & Company Score Vegas Pro-Am Win. Event Supported By: @vincesuterms @TaylorMadeGolf @nikegolf

Recap - https://t.co/2OT7RiHJ2H

We had a little technical difficulties this morning with our Las Vegas Pro-Am results. The issue is now fixed and the results are once again correct. Those results can be found here - https://t.co/e8Azd5jIV8

The WPGA Las Vegas Pro-Am is a wrap. Congrats to the Hidden Glen GC squad of Austin Gaugert, Travis Dowden, Randy Esenberg, Sean Esenberg & Don Wakeman. Victorious by 2 shots over the @HighCliff_GC squad. Final Results - https://t.co/e8Azd5jIV8

The final day of play is underway at the Las Vegas ProAm. Group A is @BearsBestLV & Group B is @RioSecco. @thelegendclubs Paul LoCicero group led the way in group B yesterday, while Kraig Joy's @RidgewayGolf & Corey Feller's @HighCliff_GC squad tied in Group A. Who'll win today?

Is that really former WPGA board member, Jim Carlos, hitting a shot in the WPGA Las Vegas ProAm shirtless? Just a team player. @jlos1013

Follow our Las Vegas Pro-Am results throughout the week at https://t.co/P67WSzzXok … @nikegolf @vincesuterms @TaylorMadeGolf

Little breezy & cool on day 1 of the Las Vegas Pro-Am but a lot of fun was had. On top in Group A is the Austin Gaugert Hidden Glen GC squad, 22-under-122 @CascataGolf. On the other side it was the Derek Schnarr led @BlackhawkCC team with a 18-under-134 @BearsBestLV.

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1 week ago

Wisconsin PGA

The WPGA Las Vegas Pro-Am finished up play yesterday. Congrats to the Hidden Glen GC squad of Austin Gaugert, Travis Dowden, Randy Esenberg, Sean Esenberg & Don Wakeman. Their 45-under-par 395 total was good enough to win by 2 shots over the High Cliff GC team. Finishing in third place was the Bishops Bay CC fivesome.

A big thank you goes out to Nike Golf (Chris Hammond), TaylorMade Golf (Steve Ploch) & Vincent Suter, Family Wealth Advisor, Wealth Advisor at Morgan Stanley for their great support of this year's event.

Final Results - wiscpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/wiscpga19/event/wiscpga191/contest/59/leaderboard.htm …
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The WPGA Las Vegas Pro-Am finished up play yesterday.  Congrats to the Hidden Glen GC squad of Austin Gaugert, Travis Dowden, Randy Esenberg, Sean Esenberg & Don Wakeman.  Their 45-under-par 395 total was good enough to win by 2 shots over the High Cliff GC team.  Finishing in third place was the Bishops Bay CC fivesome.  

A big thank you goes out to Nike Golf (Chris Hammond), TaylorMade Golf (Steve Ploch) & Vincent Suter, Family Wealth Advisor, Wealth Advisor at Morgan Stanley for their great support of this years event.

Final Results - https://wiscpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/wiscpga19/event/wiscpga191/contest/59/leaderboard.htm …

2 weeks ago

Wisconsin PGA

Some breezy and cool weather was not enough to deter everyone from enjoying day one of the WPGA Las Vegas Pro-Am. Group A kicked off their golf with a trip to always impressive Cascata Golf Course, while Group B ventured to the other side of town by traveling to Bear's Best Las Vegas.

Leading the way after day one in Group A is the Austin Gaugert Hidden Glen Golf Club team. They carded a 22-under 122 in the 2 net format to win by 3. On the other side it was the Derek Schnarr Blackhawk Country Club, Madison WI squad with an 18-under-134 in the 1,2,3 net best ball format. Good enough for a one shot win.

Day two will send Group A to Rio Secco Golf Club, while Group B heads to Cascata Golf Course.

Follow scoring all week at - wiscpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/wiscpga19/event/wiscpga191/index.htm
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Some breezy and cool weather was not enough to deter everyone from enjoying day one of the WPGA Las Vegas Pro-Am.  Group A kicked off their golf with a trip to always impressive Cascata Golf Course, while Group B ventured to the other side of town by traveling to Bears Best Las Vegas.  

Leading the way after day one in Group A is the Austin Gaugert Hidden Glen Golf Club team.  They carded a 22-under 122 in the 2 net format to win by 3.  On the other side it was the Derek Schnarr Blackhawk Country Club, Madison WI squad with an 18-under-134 in the 1,2,3 net best ball format.  Good enough for a one shot win.

Day two will send Group A to Rio Secco Golf Club, while Group B heads to Cascata Golf Course.

Follow scoring all week at - https://wiscpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/wiscpga19/event/wiscpga191/index.htm

2 weeks ago

Wisconsin PGA

A look back at a great evening this past Monday. The annual Wisconsin PGA Special Awards ceremony took place at Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort. The reception was made possible through the support of the Wisconsin Golf Salespersons Assoc. & PGA National Resort & Spa. Congrats to all the winners and thank you to everyone that made it out to help us celebrate. ...

 

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Awesome Travis!

CongratulationsJim Buyze!!

Congratulations Travis

Congratulations to all. Way to go Travis, well deserved.

Travis you are the best. Nice to get validationπŸŒπŸΌβ›³οΈ

Congrats to all

Way to go Travis Becker!!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Way to go Trav ! Let’s catch lunch again soon

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2 weeks ago

Wisconsin PGA

This past Monday Jeff Ellingson of Edelweiss Chalet Country Club was elected as the 31st Wisconsin PGA president. Joining him on the executive committee for the next two years are Michael O'Reilly of Kohler Company (VP) and Mark Voeller of Golf Galaxy (Secretary).

(Pictured Below - From Left to Right - O"Reilly, Ellingson, Voeller and honorary president, Joel Weitz)

Mark Becker (NE District Director), Matt Taken (Director at Large) and Gary D'Amato (Independent Director) also were welcomed into new roles on the WPGA's board of directors.

Check out Gary D'Amato's write-up on Wisconsin.Golf about the new executive committee - www.wisconsin.golf/men/mens_professional/with-momentous-events-on-the-horizon-jeff-ellingson-of-e...
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This past Monday Jeff Ellingson of Edelweiss Chalet Country Club was elected as the 31st Wisconsin PGA president.  Joining him on the executive committee for the next two years are Michael OReilly of Kohler Company (VP) and Mark Voeller of Golf Galaxy (Secretary).  

(Pictured Below - From Left to Right - OReilly, Ellingson, Voeller and honorary president, Joel Weitz)

Mark Becker (NE District Director), Matt Taken (Director at Large) and Gary DAmato (Independent Director) also were welcomed into new roles on the WPGAs board of directors.

Check out Gary DAmatos write-up on Wisconsin.Golf about the new executive committee  - https://www.wisconsin.golf/men/mens_professional/with-momentous-events-on-the-horizon-jeff-ellingson-of-edelweiss/article_5f171424-3f4f-11e9-8408-87fb7156077c.html

 

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Congrats all!

Congrats!

Hooray and congratulations.

Our fearless leaders!!! Looking forward to many great things!

So exciting! Congrats!

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4 weeks ago

Wisconsin PGA

WPGA Members & Associates - Don't let this winter go by without taking advantage of these great education opportunities to better your knowledge on instruction and the rules of golf. There is still time to get signed up. ...

WPGA Members & Associates - Dont let this winter go by without taking advantage of these great education opportunities to better your knowledge on instruction and the rules of golf. There is still time to get signed up.

1 month ago

Wisconsin PGA

Please help support Jon Turner and his family <3 Our Prairie Woods family is trying to help in any possible way right now. With setting up this GoFundMe we hope to help lessen their financial burden as much as possible. Learn more about Jon's story & donate here --> https://www.gofundme.com/help-jon-turner-battle-cancer ...

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1 month ago

Wisconsin PGA

The Wisconsin Section, PGA is pleased to announce our 2019 WPGA Special Award winners. These awards recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of our Wisconsin PGA Professionals on and off the course.

Congratulations to all the winners. We look forward to celebrating at the awards reception on March 4th at Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort.

Thank you to the Wisconsin Golf Salespersons Association & PGA National Resort & Spa for their support of the reception.

Full Press Release - wisconsin.pga.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2019/02/2019-Special-Awards-Press-Release.pdf
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The Wisconsin Section, PGA is pleased to announce our 2019 WPGA Special Award winners.  These awards recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of our Wisconsin PGA Professionals on and off the course. 

Congratulations to all the winners.  We look forward to celebrating at the awards reception on March 4th at Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort.  

Thank you to the Wisconsin Golf Salespersons Association & PGA National Resort & Spa for their support of the reception.  

Full Press Release - https://wisconsin.pga.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2019/02/2019-Special-Awards-Press-Release.pdf

 

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Congratulations John!! Well done

Congratulations John Bailey!!!!

Great work; congrats!

Well deserved... congrats John!!!

Good job John Bailey!!!

Congrats to all!

Congratulations!! You have earned that award so many times over! The number of kids that now love golf all because of you is awesome. You are a rock star ⭐️!!! 🏌️‍♀️ ❀️⛳️

Congrats Coach Kari! Well deserved

Congrats to Jim! That’s cool! I didn’t know he was a golf pro! So awesome! Where is his home course?

Congrats Jim Buyze!

Congrats Jim Buyze!! Awesome!

Congratulations Kari!

Congrats all!

Congratulations to all the award winners! Great representation of PGA Professionals! #proudtobeamemberofthePGAofAmerica

Congrats Kari!!!!! Obviously very well deserved!!!!

Congrats Vince and Matt.

Congratulations KariπŸŽ‰πŸŽˆπŸ₯‚

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1 month ago

Wisconsin PGA

PGA Jr. League registration is open for kids ages 17& under. Check out this video the team created below--we encourage you to use this to promote your programs. Let us know what you think!This is "PGA Jr. League Player Animation" by PGA of America on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. ...

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2 months ago

Wisconsin PGA

We are under two months away from the WPGA Las Vegas Pro-Am supported by Vincent Suter, Family Wealth Advisor, Wealth Advisor at Morgan Stanley, Nike Golf and TaylorMade Golf. The field is almost 100% paid and the first wave of info was just sent out, as professionals were emailed practice round info. Next up confirmations on lodging needs and sizing for gifts. ...

We are under two months away from the WPGA Las Vegas Pro-Am supported by Vincent Suter, Family Wealth Advisor, Wealth Advisor at Morgan Stanley, Nike Golf and TaylorMade Golf. The field is almost 100% paid and the first wave of info was just sent out, as professionals were emailed practice round info. Next up confirmations on lodging needs and sizing for gifts.

3 months ago

Wisconsin PGA

The 2019 Wisconsin PGA Tournament Schedule is here. Check out what is in store for 2019.

News Release - wisconsin.pga.com/popup/article_4595/ …
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The 2019 Wisconsin PGA Tournament Schedule is here.  Check out what is in store for 2019.  

News Release - https://wisconsin.pga.com/popup/article_4595/ …
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Junior Foundation

Junior – Players – Future Tour

Our mission is to promote the game of golf by providing positive opportunities, enjoyment, and education to Wisconsin junior golfers and their families.

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