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2021 WPGA Special Awards – Featuring Jeff Ellingson as Professional of the Year

The Wisconsin Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (WPGA) announces line-up of 11 special award winners recognized for exemplary service, dedication and accomplishments in golf. PGA Golf Professionals from throughout the state including Golf Professional of the Year Jeff Ellingson, PGA of Edelweiss Chalet Country Club in New Glarus will be recognized during the annual WPGA Spring Meeting to be held virtually in March.

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Wisconsin PGA Rolls Out 2021 Tournament Schedule

The Wisconsin PGA is pleased to roll out its 2021 tournament schedule. This year’s slate of events will once again feature a wide range of offerings, with over 40 different tournaments set to take place. Professionals and amateurs will see that the schedule has plenty of high level stroke play competitions, pro-pros filled with camaraderie, and the always fun pro-amateur events.

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Schuman and Grisa Earn OMEGA Player of the Year Honors

2020 was far from normal, but one thing that stayed the same was the great golf played by the WPGA OMEGA Players of the Year. The winners knew they had to perform from the start, as they faced an abbreviated schedule with less competitive opportunities to earn points. Leading the way after all the putts were holed. were Jim Schuman of Blue Mound G&CC and Josh Grisa of Blackwolf Run.

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The Masters of the 2020 Match Plays

For the second straight season the duo of Mick Smith and Craig Czerniejewski was able to run the table and win the WPGA Four-Ball Match Play. This year’s competition featured a little less work for the winning squad, as a delayed start and

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Brodell & Friends Blow Past The Field

It was quite the battle with Mother Nature on Monday as the 5th edition of the Oliphant Golf Management Pro-Am Championship visited the Links Course at The GC’s of Lawsonia. It was one of those days where the wide open landscape would rely on a familiar defense, with winds gusting up to 30 mph. 

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Schu Shines at Hidden Glen GC

The 2020 WPGA Match Play Championship came to a close on Wednesday. With the event undergoing a facelift just a few years back, this year’s edition ended up featuring a hybrid of that facelift. After attempting to continue the current makeup the WPGA was thrown a curveball by Mother Nature. The first two days of the championship were set for mid-May at North Shore CC but were rained out

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Three Teams Thrive And Shoot Sixty-Five

The Wisconsin PGA continued its march through the final month of the 2020 tournament season on Monday. A field of 34 two-player teams traveled to Pleasant View GC in Middleton, to play the Woods and Lake nines at the 27-hole facility. The day marked the first of the two annual Fall Pro-Pros on the calendar.

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Czerniejewski & Friends Capture Janesville CC Pro-Am Win

The final regular season pro-am on the WPGA tournament schedule came to a close early Monday evening. A sold-out field of twenty-five teams make the trek to Janesville CC for the seventh four-player pro-am of the abbreviated season. 

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Mick Smith Finds His Way at Green Bay CC

It was a textbook example of how to come from behind to win a golf tournament. On a day where winds would gust up to 35 mph, Tuesday brought the storyline of a player going low early, posting a great score, and then letting the leaders come back to them.

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WOW – Crowley Comes Through In The Clutch

The field at the Wisconsin State Senior Open had been soaked, wind-blown and chilled to the bone for two straight days when Michael Crowley stepped to the tee on the par-3 17th hole at Nakoma GC in Madison early Wednesday evening.

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