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Recent News

  • Corridor Classic Results

    Marion--The 2018 Corridor Classic was held today at Hunter's Ridge Golf Course in Marion. Today's event was an ace point event on the Junior Tour. 

    Special thanks to Nate Severin the entire staff at Hunter's Ridge Golf Course for their support in hosting this event! 

    The Iowa PGA would also like to thank Title Sponsor The Principal Charity Classic for their support. 

    Junior Tour Results 


    Pee Wee Tour Results 
    Award Winners

    Boys 16-18

    1. Tucker Vaske--Knoxville, Iowa
    2. Joshua Nichols--Clive, Iowa
    3. Whitcomb Haefner-- Cedar Rapids (not pictured)

    Boys 14-15

    1. Matthew Briggs--Burlington, Iowa
    2. Nile Petersen--Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    3. Carter Veith--Marion, Iowa 

    Boys 12-13

    1. Jack Beecher--Cedar Falls, Iowa
    2. Charles Allen--Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    3. Evan Smith--Knoxville, Iowa

    Boys 11 and Under

    1. Vaughn Roseman--Walcott, Iowa
    2. Pranay Monga--Marion, Iowa
    3. Jett Lovanh--Ankeny, Iowa

    Girls 16-18

    1. Paige Hoffman--West Des Moines, Iowa
    2. Sarah Nacos--Washington, Iowa
    3. Casey Noble--Morning Sun, Iowa

    Girls 14-15

    1. Tatum Depuydt--Marion, Iowa 
    2. Rylee Heryford--Newton, Iowa
    3. Erika Holmberg--Bettendorf, Iowa

    Girls 12-13

    1. Morgan Rupp--Marion, Iowa
    2. Lauren Briggs--Burlington, Iowa


    Pee Wee Boys 10-11

    1. Grant Allen--Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    2. Christian Cloyd--Marion, Iowa

    Pee Wee Boys 7 and Under

    1. Palmer Hansen--Denver, Iowa

    Pee Wee Girls 7 and Under

    1. Annemaire Loening--Iowa City, Iowa 

    Bushnell Closet to the Pin Winner

    Nile Petersen 5' 7" 

     
  • Tournament Preview (06/16-06/18)

    Tournament Preview (06/16-06/18)

    The 51st PGA Professionals Championship will take place June 17-20 in California. Darin Fisher, Sean McCarty, Ryan McClintock, John Panek, Chad Proehl, and Jeff Schmid will represent the Iowa PGA at the tournament. Click here for the full release

    This Week’s Iowa PGA Tournaments

    The Wild Rose Pro-Am will take place on June 18 at Copper Creek. More information can be found here.

    This Week’s Iowa PGA Junior 

    • The Junior Tour and Pee Wee Corridor Classic will take place on June 17 at Hunter’s Ridge GC in Marion. More information can be found here
    • The Twin Pines Junior and Pee Wee event will take place on June 16 at Twin Pines Golf Course in Cedar Rapids. Click here for more information
    • The Quad Cities and Warrior Run Junior and Pee Wee events will both take place on June 18. Click here for more information on the Quad City event and the Warrior Run event. 

    Review of Last Week’s Tournament’s

    • The Junior Golf Academy Senior Stroke and Stroke play events happened at the 2018 Junior Golf Academy, hosted by John Bermel, Pheasant Ridge GC, and the University of Northern Iowa. 
    • Bermel claimed the Senior Stroke Play Event, while Sean McCarty claimed the Stroke Play Event

    Review of Last Week’s Junior Tournament’s

    • The John Deere Classic Junior Open 18-hole division and 13-and-Under competitions took place at TPC Deere Run. Results for the 13-and-Under division and the 18-hole division can be found here. 
    • The first of five Drive, Chip, and Putt local qualifiers occurred on June 10 at TPC Deere Run. Click here for results

    Upcoming Iowa PGA Events

    • The Boy Scouts Pro-Am takes place on Monday, June 25 at the Davenport Country Club. Registration for the events closes on June 19. This event is an 18-hole individual stableford with Open, Senior, and Super Senior Divisions. The Boy Scouts will make up the amateurs. Click here to register. 
    • The John Deere Classic Pre-Qualifiers will take place on July 5th and 6th at Pinnacle Country Club and Short Hills Country Club. Register for the Pinnacle site and the Short Hills site. 

    Upcoming Junior and Pee Tour Events

    The 43rd Iowa Junior Girls PGA Championship will take place on June 24-25 at the Meadows Golf Course. Click here for more information

    Stay in the Know 

    Be sure to stay up-to-date with the latest Iowa PGA news and events. Follow us at iowapga.com and iowapgajuniorgolf.com, on our FacebookTwitter, and Instagram accounts. 
  • John Deere Classic Junior Open Results (14-18)

    Rd 2 Full Results
    Silvis Illinois
    --The 2018 John Deere Classic Junior Open was held at TPC Deere Run June 11-12. The John Deere Classic Junior was a Major point event. 

    Special thanks to Head PGA Pro Ron Scheyd, PGA, General Manager Todd Hajduk, and the entire staff at TPC Deere Run for their support in hosting this event.

    Special thanks to John Deere Classic and tournament director Clair Peterson for their support in this event.

     
    Boys 16-18

    1st: Ian Johnston - Swisher, IA (145)
    2nd: Nick Pittman - Urbandale, IA (146) Not Pictured
    3rd: Noah Hartman - Slater, IA (148)

    Boys 14-15
     
    1st: Matthew Briggs - Burlington, IA (145)
    2nd: Liam Coughlin - Kansas City, MO (148)
    3rd: Jack Roemer - Bettendorf, IA (151)

    Girls 16-18

    1st: Paige Hoffman - West Des Moines, IA (156)
    2nd: Anna Jensen - Dubuque, IA (176)
    3rd: Maitlyn Sanders - Galesburg, IL (180) Not pictured

    Girls 14-15

    1st: Erika Holmberg - Bettendorf, IA (169)
    2nd: Kiki Guo - Washington, IA (171)
    3rd: Rylee Heryford - Newton, IA (176)

    Bushnell Closest to The Pin Winner

    Jaci Webb






     
  • John Deere Classic Junior Open Rd1 Leaders

    Rd1 FULL RESULTS
    Rd 2 Pairings

    Silvis, Illinois
    – the first round of the John Deere Classic Junior Open, for boys and girls age divisions 14-18, took place on Monday at TPC Deere Run.
     
    The Girls 14-15 age division currently has a two-way for first place. Erika Holmberg and Lirui Guo both recorded 85s in the opening round, giving them a three-shot lead over the next closest opponent, Rylee Heryford. 

    Paige Hoffman sits atop the girls 16-18 age division after carding a 5-over-par 76 on Monday. Hoffman holds a 12-shot lead heading into the final round.

    Jack Roemer and defending champion, Matthew Briggs, lead the Boys 14-15 age division. Roemer and Briggs finished the first round at 3-over-par 74. Briggs carded two birdies on the back nine to along with 11 pars on the round. Roemer’s first round was highlighted by five birdies, two on the front and three on the back.    

    Ian Johnston holds a one stroke lead in the Boys 16-18 age division after carding a 2-over-par 73 in the first round. Johnson recorded a bogey-free back nine with two birdies in round one. Noah Hartman and Bo Weissenfluh are T2 heading into the second round. Both players finished round one at 3-over-par 74. Click here to view full results. 

    The final round of the John Deere Classic Junior Open tees off tomorrow at 8 a.m. (CT) off holes one and 10 at TPC Deere Run. Click here to view tomorrow’s pairings. 
     



     
  • John Deere Classic Junior 13 & Under Results

    Silvis Illinois--The 2018 John Deere Classic Junior was held at TPC Deere Run. The John Deere Classic Junior was a Major point event. 
    Special thanks to Head PGA Pro Ron Scheyd, PGA General Manager Todd Hajduk, and the entire staff at TPC Deere Run for their support in hosting this event.

    Special thanks to John Deere Classic and tournament director Clair Peterson for their support in this event
     
    Boys 12-13
     

    1st: Quinn Thomas - Hannibal, MO (155)
    2nd: Maxwell Tjoa - Cedar Falls, IA (157)
    3rd: Charles Allen - Cedar Rapids, IA (172)

    Girls 13 & Under


    1st: Audrey Rischer - Columbia, MO (86)
    2nd: Greenlee Smock - Sully, IA (89)
    3rd: Maura Peters - Bettendorf, IA (94)


    Boys 11 & Under


    1st: Lucas Laffoon - Johnston, IA (85)
    2nd: Vaughn Roseman - Walcott, IA (87)
    3rd: Carson Korver - Organe City, IA (88)
  • Tournament Preview 06/08/-06/13

    Good Luck Chad

    • Iowa PGA Professional Chad Proehl is playing in the Principal Charity Classic this weekend at the Wakonda Club. You can follow along here. 

    This Week for the Iowa PGA

    • The Junior Academy Stroke Play event takes place on Tuesday, June 12 at the Pheasant Ridge Golf Course. Click here for more information.  
    • The Junior Academy Senior Stroke Play event will be the next day (Wednesday, June 13) at the Pheasant Ridge Golf Course. Click here for more information.  
    • The Iowa PGA has opened tournament registrations for the remainder of the 2018 season. The Professional Section Championship, 85th Iowa Open, Iowa Senior PGA Professional Championship and Iowa PGA Assistant Championship are just a few tournaments that highlight the remainder of the 2018 season. Click here to view the full schedule.

    This Week on The Junior Tour

    • The John Deere Classic Junior tees off on Saturday, June 9 at TPC Deere Run. This two-day event will feature just the 9-hole age divisions. For pairings, tee times and general information please visit the tournament information page
    • The 18-hole age divisions will compete in the John Deere Classic Junior on Monday and Tuesday (June 11-12). For pairings, tee times and general information please visit the tournament information page. 
    • The first Iowa PGA Section Drive, Chip and Putt Local Qualifier is Sunday, June 10 at TPC Deere Run. For tee times and general information please visit the tournament information page.   
    • The 38th Annual Junior Golf Academy starts Sunday, June 10 at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course. This four-day academy features intensive instruction form Iowa PGA Professionals, daily playing lessons and tournament competition and lots of fun!

    Upcoming Iowa PGA Events

    • Registration for the Wild Rose Casino & Resort Pro-Am closes Tuesday, June 12 at 11:59 p.m. Teams for this event will be comprised of one PGA Professional and three amateurs competing in a point quota style format. Click here to register.  
    • The Boy Scouts Pro-Am takes place on Monday, June 25 at the Davenport Country Club. Registration for this event is open and will remain open until June 19. This event is an 18-hole individual stableford with Open, Senior & Super Senior Division. The Boy Scouts will make up the amateurs. Click here to register.     

    Coming up for the Junior and Pee Wee Tours

    • The Iowa City Junior at Pleasant Valley, State Qualifier for Big “I” Trusted Choice, Twin Pines Junior and Pee Wee and Junior Tour and Pee Wee Tour Corridor Classic all take place next week. Please visit the Iowa PGA Junior and Pee Wee Bluegolf schedule to register for events. 

    Stay Connected

    Be sure to stay connected with the Iowa PGA on our all new IowaPGA.com and IowaPGAJuniorGolf.com websites and follow us on our FacebookTwitter and Instagram accounts for the latest news. 
     
  • Junior and Pee Wee Tour Kickoff Results

    Oskaloosa, IA--The 2018 Junior Tour/Pee Wee Tour Kickoff was held at the Edmundson and Harvest Point Golf Courses today. The Junior Tour Kick off is a Ace Point Event on the Iowa Junior Tour. 

    Special thanks to Head Golf Professional Matt Sherlock of Edmundson Golf Course and Head Golf Professional Jeff Smith of Harvest Point Golf Course for hosting this year's event. 

    The Iowa PGA would also like to thank Title Sponsor The Principal Charity Classic for their support. 

    Award Winners


    Boys 16-18

    1st: Noah Hartman -- Slater, IA
    2nd:Tanner Dunn -- Norwalk, IA
    3rd:
    Kolby Shackelford -- Panora, IA 

    Boys 14-15

    1st: Matthew Briggs -- Burlington, IA
    2nd: Nile Petersen -- Cedar Rapids, IA
    3rd: Joe Hammer -- Ottumwa, IA

    Girls 16-18

    1st: Paige Hoffman -- West Des Moines, IA
    2nd: Jenna Krogulski -- West Des Moines, IA
    3rd: Bella Amador-Lacson -- Grinnell, IA

    Girls 14-15

    1st: Rylee Heryford -- Newton, IA
    2nd: Erika Homberg -- Bettendorf, IA
    3rd: London Wille -- Van Meter, IA

    Boys 11& 
    Under

    1st: Vaughn Roseman -- Walcott, IA
    2nd: Isaiah Zoske -- Marshalltown, IA
    3rd: Roman Roth -- Wayland, IA

    Boys 12-13 


    1st: Maxwell Tjoa -- Cedar Falls, IA
    2nd: Evan Smith -- Knoxville, IA  
    3rd: Jason Runbom -- Galesburg, IL
    Girls 10-11

    1st: Natalie Henson -- Marshalltown, IA
    2nd: Molly Ratchford -- Cedar Falls, IA
    3rd: Gaby Estabrrok -- Marshalltown, IA


    Girls 13 & Under

    1st: Lauren Briggs -- Burlington, IA
    2nd:  Saleah Vivanh-Vong -- Des Moines, IA
    3rd: Macy Underwood -- Muscatine, IA

    Boys 8-9

    1st: Owen Blomme--Bettendorf, IA
    2nd: Carter Nielsen -- Muscatine, IA
    3rd: Sam Doty -- Pella, IA

    Boys 7& Under

    1st: Jude Davis -- Urbandale, IA
    2nd: Bennett Lewis -- Ankeny, IA
    3rd: Jake Davis -- West Des Moines, IA


    Boys 10-11

    1st: Grant Allen -- Cedar Rapids, IA
    2nd: Charlie Ford -- Prairie City, IA
    3rd: Noah House -- Grimes, IA


    Girls 7 & Under

    Ella James -- West Des Moines, IA

  • Iowa PGA Junior Team falls to Gateway PGA in Cobra-Puma Junior Cup Matches

    FULL RESULTS

    Burlington, Iowa
    -- The Iowa PGA Junior Cup Matches team fell to the Gateway PGA Junior team 24-7 in the 4th Annual Cobra Puma Junior Cup Matches over the weekend at the Burlington Golf Club. 

    The team of Nile Petersen and Matthew Briggs claimed Iowa’s only match on Saturday winning their fourball match. The duo defeated Kegan Niles and Tyler Linenbroker 1up. Iowa halved two other matches on Saturday. 

    The Iowa PGA Junior team won five singles matches on Sunday. Petersen claimed his second point of the weekend defeating Linenbroker 2&1 in singles matches. 

    Rylee Heryford, Jared Tigges, Taylor Sedivec and Jenna Krogulski all won their singles matches as well. Heryford defeated Ella Overstreet 2up and Sedivec and Krogulski each won their matches 1up. Tigges defeated Hyatt Hines 8&6 giving Iowa it’s five singles points. 

    Special thanks to Cobra-Puma for their continued support of the Junior Cup Matches and Joe Butler, PGA of Burlington Golf Club for hosting this year’s event.

    The Junior and Pee Wee Tour Kickoff is the next event on the Iowa PGA Junior Tour schedule. This event takes place Monday, June 4 at the Edmundson Golf Course and the Harvest Point Golf Course.

    Junior Tour Kickoff Tournament Information Page
    Pee Wee Tour Kickoff Tournament Information Page                                       
  • Tournament Preview (6/1-6/4)

    Tournament Update (6/1/18 - 06/24/18)

    RIVERSIDE, Iowa—The Fourth Annual Cobra/Puma Junior Cup Matches will take place June 2-3 at the Burlington Golf Club.  This Ryder Cup format event features the Iowa PGA Junior Tour versus the Gateway Section (St. Louis Area). 

    The Principal Charity Classic pre-qualifier was held on May 31 at the Tournament Club of Iowa. Click here for the results. 

    This Week 

    The Principal Charity Classic qualifier will take place on Monday, June 4 at the Tournament Club of Iowa. Click here for more information. 

    This Week on the Junior Tour


    The Junior Tour will host the kickoff event for the 2018 season, Monday, June 4 at the Edmundson Golf Course and Harvest Point Golf Course. This is an Ace Point Event on the Iowa Junior Tour.

    Native Iowan, Iowa Golf Hall of Fame member, and Championships Tour Winner Jerry Smith will be on hand to start the junior tour members at the first tee. Jerry will be participating in this year's Principal Charity Classic at Wakonda. 

    Special thanks to Head Golf Professional Matt Sherlock of Edmundson Golf Course and Head Golf Professional Jeff Smith of Harvest Point Golf Course for hosting this year's event. 

    The Iowa PGA would also like to thank title sponsor The Principal Charity Classic for their continued support. 


    Upcoming


    The John Deere Classic Junior Open will take place June 9-10 at TPC Deere Run. 
    • This will be a Major Point event on the Iowa Junior Tour. 
    • We would like to thank The John Deere Classic and Clair Peterson for their support as title sponsor. 
    • Special thanks to Head PGA Pro Ron Scheyd, PGA, and General Manager Todd Hajduk, and the entire staff at TPC Deere Run for their support in hosting this event. 
    • Click here for more information

    Drive, Chip, and Putt will host the first local qualifying event on June 10 at TPC Deere Run. Registration will be open until June 5Click here for more information. 

    Reminders

    • The 2018 Junior Golf Academy takes place June 10-14 at the Pheasant Ridge GC. The deadline for participants to register is Friday, June 8. Participants in the Junior Golf Academy receive: 
      • Four days of intensive instruction from Iowa PGA Section Professionals
      • Evening recreation and educational programs
      • Daily playing lessons and tournament competition and much more
      • Click here for more information. 
    • The Iowa PGA is still in need of PGA Professionals to help assist with instruction of the 2018 Junior Golf Academy. PGA Members will receive hour for hour MSRs for their assistance. Please contact the Iowa PGA office at (319) 648-0026. 
    • All Iowa PGA Members are encouraged to assist with instruction at any of the three G.I.V.E. chapters, (Blue Top Ridge, Warrior Run, Grand Falls).  Please contact Bryan Haas at bryan.haas@riversidecasinoandresort.com, Jim Dickerson at sarge944@gmail.com or Mark Burke at mark@warriorrungolf.com if you are interested

    Women’s Golf Day

    Women’s Golf Day is a one-day event celebrating girls and women playing golf and learning the skills that last a lifetime. Women’s Golf Day is a four-hour experience happening globally where women and girls can experience golf for the first-time or where current players can play and engage with women interested in golf. 

    Please pass this information along to anyone that may be interested in participating. Also, PGA Professionals are encouraged to help run this event, and sales reps are encouraged to help in any way that they can. 

    Click here for more information.

    Stay Connected

    Be sure to stay connected with the Iowa PGA on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for the latest news and tournament updates!

       
  • 4th Annual Cup Matches Start Saturday

    Burlington, Iowa – The 4th Annual Cobra – Puma Junior Cup Matches take place this weekend (June 2-3) at the Burlington Golf Club. The Iowa PGA Junior Tour team is looking to claim its first Cup Matches victory over the weekend. 

    The Junior Cup Matches is a Ryder Cup Style event, which features members of the Iowa PGA Junior Tour facing off against members of the Gateway PGA Junior Tour. The tournament starts with Fourball matches on Saturday. The first match will tee off at 9 a.m. Following the morning sessions, the teams will head back out onto the course for Foursome matches that begin at 1:30 p.m.
    The final day will conclude with singles matches starting at 8:30 a.m. Click here to view the tournament information page.

    The Gateway PGA Junior Tour team hosted the first ever Cobra – Puma Junior Cup Matches in 2015. The Gateway PGA claimed the first two Junior Cup Matches before tying the Iowa PGA in last year’s event. 

    The Iowa PGA will be providing coverage of the 2018 Cobra – Puma Junior Cup Matches on its all new IowaPGAJuniorGolf.com and on its social media pages.  

    The 2018 Iowa Junior Tour Team is comprised of players from the 2017 Player of the Year point list.
     
    The 2018 roster for the Iowa PGA Team
    Boys 16-18

    Jared Tigges, Carroll, IA
    JT Manjoine, Muscatine, IA
    Ethan Yahr, Solon, IA

    Boys 14-15

    Matt Briggs, Burlington, IA
    Noah Schlabaugh, Kalona, IA
    Nile Petersen, Cedar Rapids, IA

    Boys 12-13

    Will Simpson, Pella, IA
    Jake Weissenburger, Clive, IA

    Girls 16-18

    Paige Hoffman, W. Des Moines, IA
    Jenna Krogulski, W. Des Moines, IA
    Molly Carey, Waukee, IA

    Girls 14-15

    Taylor Sedivec, Granger, IA
    Meghan Doherty, Urbandale, IA
    Lirui Guo, Washington, IA

    Girls 13 & Under

    Rylee Heryford, Newton, IA

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