Presented by National Car Rental on Sunday, August 26th
Verona, Wisconsin– University Ridge GC will host the PGA Jr. League Wisconsin Section Championship Sunday, August 26th with four All-Star teams of junior golfers ages 13 and under and their families meeting for a fun, festival-like afternoon of competition. Dretzka Park GC (Milwaukee, WI) and Mascoutin Golf Club (Berlin, WI) each hosted ten All Star teams competing for spots into the Final Four Section Championship. CLICK HERE for results.
Congratulations to our Final Four: Appleton (North Shore GC, Ridgeway CC, High Cliff CC, and Butte Des Morts CC), The Legend Clubs (The Legend at Merrill Hills, Bristlecone, Brandybrook and Bergamont), North Shore 2 (River Club of Mequon, North Hills, Milwaukee CC, Missing Links, and North Shore CC), and Madison North (The Meadows of Sixmile Creek, Cherokee CC, Bishops Bay CC, Lake Windsor CC, and Maple Bluff CC).
The Wisconsin Section Final Four Championship takes place at one of the state’s most prized venues: home of the University of Wisconsin Madison’s Men’s and Women’s golf teams, various WPGA and WSGA events, and the American Family Insurance Championship hosted by Wisconsin’s own Steve Stricker.
The Section Champion will advance to the Regional at The Beloit Club on September 15th-16th where they will play for one of 12 spots in the 2018 PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental at Grayhawk Golf Club (Scottsdale, Arizona) November 16-19. The Wisconsin Section Champion will play a round robin format against the Section Champions from Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska.
The PGA Jr. League Postseason presented by National Car Rental is designed to celebrate the regular recreational season held in April through July, as well as provide a fun and welcoming environment for the 20 percent of PGA Jr. League players who identify as competitive golfers. Following the regular season, 10-player All-Star teams were formed from a combination of players in each local league.
Wisconsin boasted close to 1200 kids comprising 106 teams all throughout the state. The Wisconsin PGA Jr. Foundation elected to offer membership discounts to Jr. League players for the first time this year. The number of kids ages 7-13 has increased roughly 12% each year dating back to 2015.
As the Official Partner of PGA Jr. League, National Car Rental is committed to growing future business leaders by growing junior golf. National Car Rental helps provide fun, engaging and welcoming experiences for PGA Jr. League golfers and their families all season and postseason long.