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Two Wisconsin junior golfers will compete at Augusta National, on the eve of the Masters, as Drive, Chip & Putt finalists
3.24.2023 – Wisconsin.Golf

PGA of America Announces 2023-’24 PGA LEAD Class – Brendan Locke
3.23.2023 –

‘You’ve had the greatest life’: When fate cut short her LPGA Tour career, Mary Hafeman turned to teaching. And what a career that’s been.
3.8.2023 – Wisconsin.Golf

Wisconsin PGA Awards Winners
2.20.2023 – Wisconsin Golfer

Westmoor’s Vince Pulizzano named Golf Professional of the Year to lead WPGA’s 2023 annual awards
2.3.2023 – Wisconsin.Golf

Golf Digest – Best Young Teachers In America – 2023-2024 – Tim Boegh & Molly Braid
1.31.2023 –

SentryWorld Set To Host U.S. Senior Open and Wisconsin State Open
1.24.2023 – Wisconsin Golfer

Global Golf Post – All Pro Lists – Michael Crowley
1.23.2023 –

‘Going back to the future,’ Mike Urben excited to team again with Danny Rainbow to lead SentryWorld into landmark 2023 golf season
1.16.2023 – Wisconsin.Golf

2023 Tournament Schedule Previews
1.9, 1.11, 1.13.2023 – Wisconsin.Golf

Michael Crowley achieves ‘highlight of my career’ with his first WPGA Player of the Year (and Senior POY) honor
12.26.2022 – Wisconsin.Golf

With strength training and PGA instruction under one roof, Great Data Golf in Wauwatosa offers holistic approach to improving a golfer’s game – Matt Lindberg
12.12.2022 – Wisconsin.Golf

Harvey Named PGA Hope Ambassador, Wisconsin Golf Hall of Fame Induction & Players of the Year – Erika Pirkl, Bo Sirianni, Carolyn Barnett-Howe, Michael Crowley, Josh Grisa
11.22.2022 – Wisconsin Golfer

Plane carrying 3 people and 56 shelter dogs makes emergency belly landing on snowy Western Lakes GC in Pewaukee – Garrett Mack
11.15.2022 – Wisconsin.Golf

Trio of newest Wisconsin Golf Hall of Fame inductees exemplified the very best of the game – Carolyn Barnett-Howe
10.30.2022 – Wisconsin.Golf

Drive, Chip & Putt National Qualifiers & WPGA Senior Match Play – Jim Schuman
10.13.2022 – Wisconsin Golfer

No luck involved as Horseshoe Bay’s Jamie Christianson rides second straight 70 to WPGA Professionals Championship victory
9.14.2022 – Wisconsin.Golf

Wisconsin State Senior Open & WPGA Professional Championship – Jim Schuman, Jamie Christianson, Brad Lanning, Michael Crowley, Jeff Kaiser, Erik Stenseth
9.14.2022 – Wisconsin Golfer

Wisconsin State Senior Open – Jim Schuman, Brad Lanning
9.06 – 09.07.2022 Wisconsin.Golf

Mazziotta Makes Himself At Home – 102nd Suter Ward Group at Morgan Stanley Wisconsin State Open
8.19.2022 – Wisconsin Golfer

Sand Valley caddie and former Marquette star have epic battle at State Open
8.18.2022 –

102nd Suter Ward Group at Morgan Stanley Wisconsin State Open
08.17.2022 Wisconsin.Golf

Wisconsin.Golf August Sweet Spot Article – WPGA Match Play – Mick Smith
8.15.2022 – Wisconsin.Golf

Inaugural Fellowship Open in Partnership with The First Tee of Southeast Wisconsin
8.12.2022 – Fox 6 Milwaukee

Wisconsin PGA Members celebrate Section’s centennial with 100 Holes for 100 Years fundraising campaign – David Albrecht, Mike Aschenbach, Dan Hastreiter, David Kemnitz, Mike O’Reilly, Erika Pirkl and Hanc Spivey
8.1.2022 – PGA Magazine

Golf pros to play 100 holes for WPGA centennial – Jeff Ellingson and Brad Munn
7.19.2022 – NBC 15 Madison

Wisconsin PGA celebrates 100 holes for 100 years – Jeff Ellingson and Brad Munn
7.18.2022 – Channel 3000 Madison

GolfTEC, with four locations and 400,000 lessons taught in Wisconsin, has transformed golf instruction industry – Brendan Locke
7.5.2022 – Wisconsin.Golf

100 holes for 100 years of Wisconsin PGA to raise money for charity – Erika Pirkl
7.6.2022 – TMJ4 Milwaukee

More than just playing golf: Blue Mound head golf pro plays 100 holes in 1 day – Matt Goodson
7.3.2022 – CBS 58 Milwaukee

PGA hosts golf clinic for veterans in Tomah – Joe Wood & Aaron Saari
6.27.2022 – WKBT-TV La Crosse

Getting to Know: A Q&A with the Golf Courses of Lawsonia’s Josh Carroll
6.27.2022 – Ripon Press

De Pere native, professional golfer plays 100 holes in one day – Mark Becker
6.22.2022 – CBS Green Bay

At Pleasant View GC, Becky Halverson’s ‘Chip & Sip’ program for women aims to provide a comfort level for golf newcomers
6.20.22 – Wisconsin.Golf

Kohler golf pros play all 100 holes on property in one day
6.20.2022 – WISN 12

Kohler golf pros play 100 holes in one day for charity – David Albrecht, Mike Aschenbach, Dan Hastreiter & Mike O’Reilly
6.18,2022 – Sheboygan Sun

Playoff Pals – 26th Sentry Wisconsin State Women’s Open
6.16.2022 – Wisconsin Golfer

Emily Lauterbach has won the Wisconsin Women’s State Open twice in three years. That has her pondering the next step
6.16.2022 – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

26th Sentry Wisconsin State Women’s Open
06.16.2022 – Wisconsin.Golf

The golf pro at Wauwatosa’s Blue Mound Golf & Country Club raised over $8K for charity by playing 100 holes in a day – Matt Goodson
6.14.2022 – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Blue Mound head golf pro plays 100 holes in 1 day for charity – Matt Goodson
6.8.2022 – Fox News 6

Kohler Golf Professionals To Play All 100 Holes at Destination Kohler In One Day For Charity on June 17
5.24.2022 – Destination Kohler Press Release

Local Pro Set To Play 100 Holes For 100 Years In One Day – Dave Kemnitz
5.17.2022 – Lakeland Times

May Wisconsin.Golf Sweet Spot Articles – Various WPGA Members & 100 Year Initiative
Gary D’Amato – Wisconsin.Golf
5.2.2022 (100 year initiative) –
5.16.22 (Hanc Spivey) –
5.23.22 (Rich Tock) –

For Hartland’s Cody Guetzke, competing in the Drive, Chip & Putt Finals at Augusta National an ‘insane’ experience
4.4.2022 – Wisconsin.Golf

DCP National Finals | Wisconsin’s Finalist Cody Guetzke of Hartland – David Roesch
4.4.2022 – WTMJ4