Final Round of the 47th Iowa Boys Junior PGA Championship

Jun 7, 2023



Final Round of the 47th Iowa Boys Junior PGA Championship-
Waterloo, Iowa – Final round of the 47th Iowa Boys Junior PGA Championship was a Major point event on the 2023 Iowa PGA Junior and Pee Wee Tour held at Gates Park Golf Course.

Congratulations to Braeden Nelson and Luke Harwick (won in a Playoff) who qualified to compete in the 2023 Junior PGA Championship on August 1-4, 2023!

Boys 13 and under who wish to qualify for the National Boys 2023 Junior PGA Championship at Hot Springs Country Club in Hot Springs, Kentucky on August 1-4, 2023, must compete and register for the 47th Iowa Boys Junior PGA Championship 14-18 division.

Special thanks to PGA Head Professional Nate Lubs and PGA Head Professional Monte Meyer and the entire staff at Gates Park Golf Course and the City of Waterloo for their support in hosting.

The Iowa PGA would also like to thank Shattuck-St. Mary’s, Bug Soother, College Golf Experience and ECO LIPS for their support, as well as John Novosel of Bushnell Golf and Camelbak for our 47th Iowa Boys Junior PGA Championship competition.

Award Winners
Junior Tour

Boys 16-18

1 Braeden Nelson, West Des Moines, Iowa – 67-68=135, -9
2 Luke Harwick, Dyersville, Iowa – 66-75=141, -3 (Won in a Playoff)
3 Evan Schofield, Cedar Falls, Iowa – 67-74=141, -3

Boys 14-15

1 Cody Weaver, Gilman, Iowa – 67-76=143, -1
2 C.T. Norris, Waukee, Iowa -73-73=146, +2
3 Isaac Rumler, Moline, Illinois – 71-78=149, +5

Boys 12-13

1 Jonathan Ward, Waukee, Iowa – 71-72=143, -1
2 Palmer Hansen, Waverly, Iowa – 75-77=152, +8
3 Henry Thier, Dubuque, Iowa – 77-78=155, +11 (won in playoff)

Boys 11 & Under

1 James Vollbeer, Eldridge, Iowa – 40-39=79, +7
T2 Jackson Rabe, Webster City, Iowa – 47-39=86, +14
T2 Hayden Klein, Coon Rapids, Iowa – 43-43=86, +14
T2 Jackson Kettner, Cedar Falls, Iowa – 46-40=86, +14

Closest to the Pin Winner
Henry Sobaski, 5’2” on #8

The next event on the 2023 Iowa PGA Junior Tour/Pee Wee Tour schedule is the Twin Pines Junior. Registration for this event closes June 8, 2023. Click here to register.

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