The 2021 WPGA Match Play Championship came to a close on Friday afternoon. After about three months of play it was time to crown a champion. The event kicked off back in early May with the qualifying round and three rounds of matches over two days at Geneva National Resort. The surviving eight players would then branch out on their own and play their quarterfinal match at a mutually agreed upon time and site.Read More »
The members and regular customers at Morningstar GC say it rarely is calm at the Waukesha based golf course. On Monday the players in the Wisconsin Senior PGA Professional Championship experienced one of those rare days and it was a green light to go low in round one. All told, seven players or 1/3 of the field was able to break par, and set the stage for a final round shootout on Tuesday.Read More »
The 2021 National Car Rental Wisconsin Assistant PGA Professional Championship came to a close early Monday evening. The twenty-nine professionals that were in the field had just faced the always grueling 36-hole day. With warm, sunny, and relatively benign conditions, it turned out to be quite an exciting day with plenty of birdies to go around.Read More »
The Stableford Classic made its debut on the WPGA tournament schedule on Tuesday morning. The one day 18-hole event brought a little different mindset to the players, as they battled it out for a nice purse and player of the year points. The plan to pile up as many points as possible with an aggressive strategy fit perfectly at Edelweiss Chalet CC. The 33 players in the field had the chance to go flag hunting, but couldn’t get overly aggressive with several penalty areas and out of bounds outlining the golf course.Read More »
After an open week on the tournament schedule, the WPGA was back in action on Monday. The annual National Golf Graphics Pro-Am brought together 29 teams to enjoy a day at Blackhawk CC in Madison. The overcast day brought a little rain, a little sunshine and plenty of fun.
This year’s format would again feature the always challenging net stableford team game. This time around the top 3 net scores for the group would count on each hole.Read More »
The battle for the Wisconsin PGA Player of the Year titles was front and center again on Monday. A field of 56 players took to Naga-Waukee GC in Pewaukee to participate in WPGA Classic #3. The 18-hole stroke play event was the third classic of the four event series. The one-day events will wrap up with the WPGA Stableford Classic on Tuesday, July 13 at Edelweiss Chalet CC.Read More »
The inaugural Wisconsin PGA Senior / Junior Better Ball made its debut on Sunday afternoon. The new addition to the tournament schedule brought together a field of WPGA members, associates and pre-associates to tee it up at Meadowbrook CC in Racine. The better ball event would feature teams that were made up of one WPGA member, associate or pre-associate 50 or over, and one that was 49 or younger. The teams would also tackle the old school layout from varying lengths as the junior men, senior men and junior women all had different sets of tees assigned to them.Read More »
Making its eighth annual appearance on the WPGA tournament calendar the Double Dip Pro-Am brought together another sold out pro-am field on Monday. This year’s edition was title sponsored by X Golf Madison & Middleton and hosted by Maple Bluff Country Club. The always fun event features dual team formats with plenty of action to go around. Each foursome competed in a two of four net best ball event, while the professional in each group was paired up with each of their amateurs in a one of two net best ball contest.Read More »
Standing on the tee with a driver in her hand on the second hole of her sudden-death playoff with Grace Suter for the Sentry Wisconsin State Women’s Open Championship Wednesday, Mia Seeman pictured the shot she needed to hit.
The dogleg-right par-4 – the second hole on the Links Course at the Golf Courses of Lawsonia in Green Lake – measures 295 yards on the scorecard, and it plays downhill.Read More »
The Wisconsin Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (WPGA) is excited to announce a new partnership with Sentry, one of the nation’s largest and most financially secure mutual insurance companies. Based in Stevens Point, Sentry is the first title sponsor of the Wisconsin State Women’s Open golf championship.Read More »