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Wisconsin PGA to award a Wisconsin State Open Exemption to the Wisconsin State Women’s Open Champion

The Wisconsin Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (WPGA) announces an additional exemption for the 2021 Wisconsin State Open Championship. The WPGA Tournament Policy Board voted unanimously to provide the 2021 Wisconsin State Women’s Open Champion with an exemption into the field for the 101st Suter Ward Group at Morgan Stanley Wisconsin State Open hosted on August 16-18 at Blackwolf Run – Meadow Valleys (Kohler) & Pine Hills Country Club (Sheboygan).

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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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Local golfers raise $60,000 for veterans/families on WPGA’s Patriot Golf Day

WAUKESHA — Golfers at The Legends at Merrill Hills, a country club in Waukesha, raised roughly $60,000 for veterans and military families on Monday, September 7.

Their annual Labor Day golf outing, which is part of the WPGA’s Patriot Day of Golf, was backed by hole sponsorships and donations benefiting the men and women who serve the United States.

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Helminen and Terasa Earn Player of the Decade Honors

The Wisconsin Section, PGA is proud to officially announce our players of the decade for 2010-2019. Earning the prestigious honors are Ryan Helminen of Ridgeway CC in the member race, and Eddie Terasa of North Hills CC in the senior race.

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Congrats Maple Bluff CC – WPGA Course Logo Challenge Champion

On Friday, April 24 the WPGA announced the “Wisconsin PGA Course Logo Challenge” via our social media channels. Thirty-two different courses from throughout the Wisconsin Section had their logo selected to be part of the challenge.

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2020 WPGA Special Awards Featuring Danny Rainbow, Golf Professional of the Year

The Wisconsin Professional Golfers Association (WPGA) announces line-up of special award winners leading into the 2020 golf season. Eleven golf professionals from throughout Wisconsin will be recognized for exemplary service, dedication and accomplishments in golf.

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Wisconsin PGA Releases 2020 Tournament Schedule

The Wisconsin PGA is pleased to release its 2020 tournament schedule, which features over 40 different events and qualifiers that stretch throughout the state of Wisconsin.

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A Look Back at 2019 – Schuman & Bach Claim Player of the Year Honors

As the snow returns and the calendar turns to 2020 we take a look back at how the 2019 WPGA Player of the Year races unfolded.  The road to win the coveted titles started on May 6th at The Bull. 

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