(Steve Fischer of Premier Golf & Utility Vehicles, Bryan Brotchie & Charlie Brown)
The Wisconsin PGA was fortunate to enjoy another beautiful fall day for golf on Monday, as a group over 100 WPGA professionals teed it up at the Premier Golf & Utility Vehicles Pro-Assistant. The event once again provided a fantastic day of golf, competition and camaraderie. The tournament included fifty-seven teams participating in the traditional division of play and another nine in the secondary division.
Taking home the division one title was the home squad from Geneva National Golf Club, Bryan Brotchie & Charlie Brown. The duo was able to post a 7-under-par 65 in the four ball stroke play (1 BB of 2) format on the Trevino Course. The bogey free score was good enough to win by two shots. The winning duo becomes the third team in five years to win the event on their home course. For their efforts they will each take home $825 each.
Claiming the division two win was the twosome of Mick Smith & David Roesch, with a scorching 10-under-par 62. The second division was open to any two professionals in the section working for the same club or company that did not fit the traditional division rules.
In addition to the event contests the day also included a fun Trivia Contest that featured questions on the three course designers at Geneva National GC, Arnold Palmer, Lee Trevino & Gary Player. The fivesome from North Shore CC went 5 for 5 on their questions but needed to win the tiebreaker to get a chance to putt for dough. Amazingly they guessed the number of rounds played by Arnold Palmer on the PGA Tour within 4 (2575 guess, actual 2571). The fivesome then proceeded to cash in for a total of $600 with their putting skills.
A big thank you goes out to Premier Golf & Utility Vehicles and their representatives for sponsoring the contest and the event. The company was on board as the title sponsor for the fourth straight season and with their help the WPGA was able to offer another top-notch event. The WPGA would also like to express our gratitude to the Wisconsin State Golf Association and The PGA Tour for lending some additional support.
The WPGA would also like to thank everyone at Geneva National GC for once again putting on a great show for all the attendees. The day was a great sneak peak at what’s in store for the 2019 Morgan Stanley Wisconsin State Open when the event will feature a two course setup for the first time.