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Drive Chip & Putt Registration is Open!

The 2022-23 Schedule boasts fourteen WPGA host professional sites all over the Section. Visit www.drivechipandputt.com to find one near you! DCP is the ultimate skills competition for boys and girls ages 7-15 where they earn points in golf’s

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Wisconsin PGA Releases 2022 Tournament Schedule

West Allis, Wis. – The Wisconsin PGA is pleased to roll out its tournament schedule for its centennial year. It will be another exciting year of competitive golf as the calendar features more than 40 playing opportunities. Whether professionals or amateurs are looking for a fun day of camaraderie, or a high level intense competition, the schedule will have something for everyone. The calendar of events will kick off with the annual WPGA Las Vegas Pro-Am in March and conclude with the Fall Pro-Pro Scramble in mid-October.

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Wisconsin PGA Professionals Smith, Mantyla and Bach Earn Player of the Year Honors

The Wisconsin Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (WPGA) is pleased to announce our 2021 Players of the Year. After a shortened season in 2020, a full slate of point-eligible events was on this year’s WPGA calendar. The journey to crown these champions kicked off in early spring and came to a close in the late fall.

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Get a head start on your holiday shopping for every golfer on your list!

Take advantage of some great deals on golf equipment, apparel, accessories and more at the various multi-golf shop sales throughout the state of Wisconsin. You’ll be sure to find something for every golfer on your list. Or, better yet — stock up on equipment for yourself so you’re ready for next season! PGA Professionals will be on site to help you should you have any questions.

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ICYMI – Mike Muranyi Inducted Into The Wisconsin Golf Hall of Fame

After receiving the news in late June, it was finally time for Mike Muranyi to take his official place in the Wisconsin Golf Hall of Fame. On the evening of October 30 a group of family, friends, and several others from the golf community gathered at Milwaukee Country Club to honor Muranyi and fellow inductee Jim Reinhart.

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Diaz & Bach Look To Go Low At The National Assistants Championship

The 2021 National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship gets underway on Thursday, November 11. This year’s championship returns to PGA Golf Club for the 26th straight year. The 72 hole tournament will take place on the Wanamaker Course and feature 132 assistant professionals. 41 PGA sections and 40 states will be represented by the participants.

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Rob Elliott Elected to the PGA of America Board of Directors

Hometown Milwaukee-area resident Rob Elliott, PGA, was among four PGA Members elected to three-year terms on the PGA of America Board of Directors today during the 105th PGA Annual Meeting at the Wisconsin Center. Joining Elliott as new Board Members are Eric Eshleman, PGA of Birmingham, Alabama; Derek Gutierrez, PGA, of Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico; and Barry Howard, PGA of Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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Josue’ Reyes Honored As The 2020 National Resort Merchandiser of the Year

On the evening of November 2 the 2020 PGA of America National Awards winners finally received their just honors during a rousing ceremony to kickoff the 2021 PGA Annual Meeting. Delayed a year by the global pandemic, the PGA paid tribute to a class of 12 influential PGA Members at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. Included in the honorees was Wisconsin Section member Josue’ Reyes. The PGA director of retail at Kohler Golf was recognized as the national resort merchandiser of the year for the second time in his career. A big congratulations goes out to Josue’ and the team at Kohler Golf.

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Michael O’Reilly Elected The 32nd Wisconsin PGA President

Michael O’Reilly was elected as the 32nd Wisconsin PGA president on Monday morning at the association’s fall board of directors meeting. The PGA director of golf operations at Kohler Golf is taking over the reigns from Jeff Ellingson of Edelweiss Chalet CC. Ellingson wrapped up a modified 2 1/2 year term as president, which was extended to include the 2020 Ryder Cup. O’Reilly is approaching the start of his 19th year as a PGA member and has served on the association’s board of directors since 2012. He has been honored by the section in the past with the golf professional of the year award and player development honor.

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Four WPGA Members Set To Compete In The Senior PGA Professional Championship

The 33rd Senior PGA Professional Championship presented by Cadillac and supported by the GOLF Channel will kick off on Thursday, October 21 at PGA Golf Club in St. Lucie, FL.  The event features 264 PGA Professionals who are at least 50 years of age, representing 42 different states. Leading the way for the Wisconsin Section PGA is Kurt Mantyla, Michael Crowley, John Freeman and Jim Schuman. The foursome will be led by Mantyla, as he earned his spot in the field with a victory at the 2021 Wisconsin Senior PGA Professional Championship back in July at Morningstar GC.

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