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Brendan Locke Named To Wisconsin PGA Board of Directors

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin and FRISCO, Texas (February 1, 2024) – The Wisconsin Section of the PGA of America has selected Brendan Locke, PGA, a Madison native residing in Jackson and owner of four Wisconsin GOLFTEC Instruction and Fitting Centers, to serve as an At-Large Member of the Wisconsin PGA Board of Directors. Locke, a PGA of America Golf Professional since 2005, joins the Wisconsin PGA Board while serving on PGA LEAD, a PGA of America program committed to diversity in governance and volunteer leadership.

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Bill Graham Earns Top Billing on the 2024 WPGA Special Awards

The Wisconsin Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (WPGA) presents their class of 2024 Special Award recipients. This year’s group of award winners are being recognized for their expertise, leadership and performance in the golf business. Each of the eleven PGA Professionals exude enthusiasm for the game of golf and are dedicated to making it better. The recipients will formally receive their awards during the annual WPGA Special Awards Dinner held at Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells on February 28.

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What’s in Store for 2024? Wisconsin PGA Releases Tournament Schedule

West Allis, Wis. – The Wisconsin PGA is proud to present its 2024 tournament calendar. The stage is set for another fun and exciting year of golf tournaments. The events will again offer a wide variety of formats and playing opportunities to both Wisconsin PGA professionals and amateurs.

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Crowley, Smith and Bach Claim The 2023 Wisconsin PGA Player of the Year Honors

The Wisconsin Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (WPGA) announces the 2023 Players of the Year. The action-packed season was again filled with some outstanding golf from Wisconsin PGA professionals. From April until late fall the award winners performed at a high level both on a local and national stage. For the first time since 2017 each honoree won the 36-hole stroke play championship for their respective category for the Wisconsin PGA. In addition, this class of award winners each won multiple events in 2023.

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Team Kohler Takes On The National Assistant PGA Professional Championship

The 47th playing of the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship will visit PGA Golf Club on Thursday-Sunday, November 16-19. This year’s championship will venture back to the Port St. Lucie, FL club for the 28th straight year. The 132-player field includes Assistant Professional PGA Members or registered Assistant Professional PGA Associates that have advanced into at least level two of the PGA PGM Education Program. All 41 PGA sections will be represented this week.

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Mark Voeller Elected the 33rd President of the Wisconsin PGA

Mark Voeller was unanimously elected as the 33rd Wisconsin PGA president on Monday morning at the association’s fall board of directors meeting. The PGA professional and manager at Golf Galaxy Brookfield is taking over the presidency from Michael O’Reilly of Kohler Golf. O’Reilly wrapped up a two year term that included the Wisconsin PGA’s centennial and fundraising campaign in conjunction with it. He also played a key role in a marketing initiative that ran during the past five years, which promoted Wisconsin PGA professionals and careers in golf.

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Four WPGA Members Tee It Up At The Senior PGA Professional Championship

The 35th Senior PGA Professional Championship presented by Cadillac and supported by the GOLF Channel will kick off on Thursday, October 26. This year’s championship will once again take place on the Wanamaker and Ryder Courses at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, FL. It marks the 14th time that PGA Golf Club has hosted the championship.

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Holiday Golf Sales are Back for the 2023 Holiday Season!

Ready to get a head-start on your holiday gift shopping? Several multi-golf shop and single shop sales across Wisconsin are coming up soon! Take advantage of some great deals on golf equipment, apparel, accessories & more. You’ll be sure to find something for every golfer on your list. Or, better yet — stock up on equipment for yourself so you are ready for next season!

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Smith and Lanning Will Battle The Best At SentryWorld

The stage is set and SentryWorld is ready to put on a great show for the best golfers in the world 50 and over. It has been approximately two and half years since the the USGA awarded the U.S. Senior Open to SentryWorld and the event week is finally here. The course has previously held the 1986 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links, 2019 U.S. Girls’ Junior and numerous WSGA and WPGA championships. Later this August the course will also host the 103rd Suter Ward Group at Morgan Stanley Wisconsin State Open.

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Five WPGA Professionals Set To Compete In The 2023 PGA Professional Championship

The 2023 PGA Professional Championship kicks off on Sunday, April 30 at Twin Warriors and Santa Ana Golf Clubs in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. The Wisconsin PGA will be represented by five PGA professionals in this year’s 312 player field. Each individual earned a spot into the event with their play at the Wisconsin PGA Professional Championship last September.

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