Mother Nature looked to derail the Summer Pro-Ladies event for a second time on Tuesday but in the end the WPGA and field won out. Although the rain and fierce mosquito population brought some challenging conditions, the twenty fivesomes battled through it and made the best of a tough day at North Hills CC.
Earning the victory in the two net best ball contest was the group of Keith Buntrock, Wendy Proctor, Chris Mortenson, Karen Gazzana and Judy Shirley from Brown Deer Park Golf Course. Playing to a par 73 for the day the squad was able to card a 19-under-par 127 to get the win. The score was good enough to win by three shots and featured just one hole that they played over par. Finishing in the runner-up slot was the squad from Naga-Waukee GC.
In the professional game of the day it was Tom Burton of Wisconsin Club claiming the top spot. His 5-under-par 68 was highlighted by six birdies and an eagle. Topping the low senior professional contest was Charlie Brown with a 2-under-par 71.
In addition to the aforementioned contests the day also featured some fun closest to the pin contests for the lady amateurs. Earning themselves a nice new item from JoFit was Judy Shirley (#2), Susan Lee Kolbe (#7), Marty Schreiter (#12) and Christine Blonski (#17).
Teaming up to the support the the second and final pro-ladies event of the year was the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic and Jofit. The WPGA was fortunate to have the duo on board as season long partners of the two pro-ladies events. With their help the day was once again a success and featured a few extra nice add-ons to enhance the event.
A great deal of gratitude also goes out to the staff and membership at North Hills CC. A dedicated host to Wisconsin PGA events, the club once again did whatever was needed to get the event completed. A big thank you goes out to the club for letting golf cars on the course and making sure all the ladies and professionals were well taken care of throughout the day.