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Recent News

  • Third Annual Iowa Junior Open Preview

    Third Annual Iowa Junior Open Preview-
    Riverside, IA – The Iowa PGA is hosting the Third Annual Iowa Junior Open 18-Hole on August 2-3 at Blue Top Ridge. This event is held in conjunction with the 2021 Iowa Open, which is the premier Professional Golf event in the state of Iowa. For more information on the 88th Iowa Open, Click here. 
     
    The Champion of the 16-18 Boys Division will receive a complimentary entry into the 2022 Iowa Open. Kolby Shackelford was our 2019 Champion and Brandon McCarty was the 2020 Champion.
     
    In addition to the 18-hole event, the Iowa PGA will be hosting the Iowa Junior Open 9-hole event at the Amana Colonies GC in Amana and Stone Creek GC in Williamsburg.
     
    The Iowa PGA would like to thank Bug Soother, Shattuck’s-St. Mary’s and Junior Golf hub for their support in hosting, as well as, John Novosel and Bushnell for our Iowa Junior Open 18-hole.

    The Iowa PGA would like to thank PGA Director of Golf Bryan Haas, PGA Professional Michael McNamara and the entire Blue Top Ridge staff and volunteers for hosting the 18-hole event. We would also like to thank Katie Pope and the entire Stone Creek Golf Club staff for helping us put on another great event.

    Follow the Iowa PGA
    For more information and schedule updates, fans can follow the Iowa PGA on Facebook (facebook.com/Iowapga), Twitter (@iowapga) and YouTube (youtube.com/iowapga).  Fans can also get a behind the scenes look on Instagram (@iowapga).
     
  • ​Tournament Preview (07-31-2021 – 08-06-2021)

    Tournament Preview (07-31-2021 – 08-06-2021)

    Upcoming Tournaments
    • The 88th Iowa Open will take place on July 30 – August 1 in Riverside, Iowa at Blue Top Ridge at Riverside. Click here, for more information.
    • The East-West Team Event will take place on August 3 Coralville, Iowa at Brown Deer Golf Club. Click here, for more information.
    • The Okoboli Junior Open will take place on August 1-2 at Brooks Golf – Val Brooks/Mounds in Okoboji, Iowa & Okoboji View Golf Course in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Click here, for more information.
    • The Iowa Junior Open will take place on August 2-3 in Riverside, Iowa at Blue Top Ridge at Riverside. Click here, for more information.
    • The Iowa Pee Wee Open will take place on August 2 in Williamsburg, Iowa at Stone Creek Golf Club. Click here, for more information.
    • The Stone Creek 15U Junior will take place on August 2 in Williamsburg, Iowa at Stone Creek Golf Club. Click here, for more information.
    • The Beaver Creek will take place on August 3 in Grimes, Iowa Junior at Beaver Creek Golf Course – West/East. Click here, for more information.
    • The Quad Cities Junior will take place on August 3 in Long Grove, Iowa at Glynn’s Creek Golf Course. Click here, for more information.
    • The Iowa PGA Waterloo Junior Classic will take place on August 6 in Waterloo, Iowa at Irv Warren Memorial Golf Course. Click here, for more information.
    • The Iowa PGA Waterloo Pee Wee Classic will take place on August 6 in Waterloo, Iowa at Irv Warren Memorial Golf Course. Click here, for more information.
     
    Future Deadlines
    • Saturday, July 31 is the last day to register for the Quad Cities Junior at Glynn’s Creek Golf Course. Click here, to register.
    • Monday, August 2 is the last day to register for the Iowa PGA Waterloo Junior Classic at Irv Warren Memorial Golf Course. Click here, to register.
    • Monday, August 2 is the last day to register for the Iowa PGA Waterloo Pee Wee Classic at Irv Warren Memorial Golf Course. Click here, to register.
    • Friday, August 6 is the last day to register for the Iowa City Junior at Finkbine Golf Course. Click here, to register.
     
    Special Announcements
    Congratulations to the Qualifiers of the 23 Drive, Chip & Drive Local Qualifiers that will move on to the Sub-Regional held on August 8th at Blue Top Ridge in Riverside, Iowa and August 22nd at Glen Oaks Country Club in West Des Moines, Iowa. Click here, for more information.



    We just recently dropped the Iowa PGA Golf Magazine for our Summer Issue for the year 2021. You’ll see many of what the Section has accomplished in just a few short months. Feel free to share with family and friends. Click here, for magazine.
     
     
     
     





    East Moline, Illinois – Brian Lorenz of Spirit Hollow Golf Course and Todd Fowler of Golf Galaxy- Davenport won the Junior-Senior Draw Monday, July 26 at Short Hills Country Club. Lorenz and Fowler turned in a 12-under-par round of 32-28=60 to capture the win. The Iowa PGA would like to thank PGA General Manager Gary Manes, PGA Head Professional Ryan McClintock and the entire Short Hills Country Club staff for hosting this event. Click here, for results.
     



    West Des Moines, Iowa – The Iowa PGA Willow Creek Pee Wee was a Birdie point event on the 2021 Iowa PGA Junior and Pee Wee Tour held at Willow Creek Golf Course. Special thanks to Owner/Operator Dan Clark and the entire Willow Creek Golf Course staff for hosting this event. Click here, for results.



    Norwalk, Iowa – The last of the local Drive, Chip and Putt qualifiers was held at Warrior Run Golf Course on Sunday, July 25. The Iowa PGA would like to thank PGA Director of Golf Mark Burke, PGA Head Professional Carol Nitzschke-Henrich and the entire Warrior Run Golf Course and all the volunteers for hosting and assisting with this event. Click here, for results.
     



    Sherrard, Illinois | Coal Valley, Illinois – The 2-day Eastern Iowa Junior was an Ace Point Event on the 2021 Iowa PGA Junior and Pee Wee Tour held at Fyre Lake Golf Club. The Iowa PGA would like to thank host for round 1 PGA Head Professional Eric Drane and the entire staff at Oakwood Country Club for their support in hosting. Click here, for round 1.


    Special thanks to host for the final round PGA Head Professional/Owner Mark Krizic, PGA Assistant Golf Professional Rocco Ktenas and the entire staff at Fyre Lake Golf Club for their support in hosting. Click here, for final results.
     

    Ankeny, IA– The 2-day Junior Tour Mid-Summer Classic–18 Hole Divisions was a Major Point Event on the 2021 Iowa PGA Junior and Pee Wee Tour held at Otter Creek Golf Course. The Iowa PGA would like to thank host for round 1 PGA General Manager/Director of Golf John Dinnebier, PGA Head Professional Chad Callan and the entire Briarwood Golf Club staff for their support in hosting this event. Click here, for round 1.




    Special thanks to PGA Head Professional Curtis Ingham and the entire Otter Creek Golf Course staff for their support in hosting this event. Click here, for final results.
     
     




    Long Grove, Iowa – The Iowa PGA Glynn’s Creek Pee Wee is part of the Partner Program on the 2021 Iowa PGA Junior and Pee Wee Tour held at Glynn’s Creek Golf Course. Special thanks to PGA Head Professional John Valliere and the entire Glynn’s Creek Golf Course staff for hosting this event. Click here, for results.
     
     
     
     



    Louisville, Kentucky – The 2021 Girls Junior PGA Championship had two Iowa PGA Junior Girls golfers that received and invite to compete on July 27-30 in Louisville, Kentucky. Amber Henson of Marshalltown, Iowa and Hallie Yates of West Des Moines, Iowa both competed in the 2021 Girls Junior PGA Championship. Click here, for results.
     
     
     




    Ames, IA – The Iowa Games Junior and Pee Wee was an Eagle Point Event and a Partner Program Event on the 2021 Iowa PGA Junior and Pee Wee Tour held at Veenker Memorial Golf Course. Special thanks to PGA Head Professional Greg Dingel, Golf Shop Manager Tess Balsley and the entire Veenker Memorial Golf Course staff for their support in hosting. Click here, for results.
     


     
    Follow the Iowa PGA
    For more information and schedule updates, fans can follow the Iowa PGA on Facebook (facebook.com/Iowapga), Twitter (@iowapga) and YouTube (youtube.com/iowapga).  Fans can also get a behind the scenes look on Instagram (@iowapga).
  • 2021 Girls Junior PGA Championship 36-Hole Recap

    2021 Girls Junior PGA Championship 36-Hole Recap-
    Louisville, Kentucky – The 2021 Girls Junior PGA Championship had two Iowa PGA Junior Girls golfers that received and invite to compete on July 27-30 in Louisville, Kentucky. Amber Henson of Marshalltown, Iowa and Hallie Yates of West Des Moines, Iowa both competed in the 2021 Girls Junior PGA Championship.
     
    Henson’s 36-hole total rounds 83-82=165, +19.
     
    Yate’s 36-hole total rounds 82-86=168, +22.
     
    Henson and Yates both didn’t make the final rounds of play as the cut was 155, +9.
     
    Tournament Central, click here.
    Results Central, click here.
     
    Follow the Iowa PGA
    For more information and schedule updates, fans can follow the Iowa PGA on Facebook (facebook.com/Iowapga), Twitter (@iowapga) and YouTube (youtube.com/iowapga).  Fans can also get a behind the scenes look on Instagram (@iowapga).
     
     
     
     
     
  • Iowa Games Junior and Pee Wee at Veenker Memorial GC

    Junior Results
    Pee Wee Results
     
    Iowa Games Junior and Pee Wee at Veenker Memorial GC-
    Ames, IA – The Iowa Games Junior and Pee Wee was an Eagle Point Event and a Partner Program Event on the 2021 Iowa PGA Junior and Pee Wee Tour held at Veenker Memorial Golf Course.
     
    Special thanks to PGA Head Professional Greg Dingel, Golf Shop Manager Tess Balsley and the entire Veenker Memorial Golf Course staff for their support in hosting.
     
    The Iowa PGA would also like to thank Shattuck St. Mary’s, Bug Soother and Junior Golf Hub for their support, as well as John Novosel Bushnell for our Iowa Games Junior and Pee Wee competition.
     
    Award Winners
     
    Junior Tour
    Boys 16-18
    T1 Ben Meier, Ankeny, IA – 76 +4
    T1 Bennett Berger, Lake Mills, IA – 76 +4
    T3 Kellen Welsch, Ankeny, IA – 80 +8
    T3 Bradley Kofoed, Des Moines, IA – 80 +8
     
    Girls 16-18
    1 Taylor Balsley, Ames, IA – 81 +8
    2 Megan Riesselman, Kelley, IA - 88 +15
     
    Boys 14-15
    1 Remick Elfers, Clive, IA – 79 +7
    2 Camden Johnson, Urbandale, IA – 83 +11
    3 Maverick Schwabe, Carroll, IA – 85 +13
     
    Girls 14-15
    1 Emersen Motl, Ames, IA – 90 +17
    2 Chloe Bolte, Sumner, IA – 91 +18
    3 Elizabeth Duncan, Ames, IA – 106 +33
     
    Boys 12-13
    1 Keagan Johnson, Urbandale, IA – 80 +7
    2 Pranay Monga, Marion, IA – 81 +8
    3 Logan Otting, Marion, IA – 82 +9
     
    Girls 13 & Under
    1 Ava Lohrbach, Ames, IA – 48 +12
    2 Ella Lohrbach, Ames, IA – 49 +13
     
    Boys 11 & Under
    1 Harrison Hartke, Cedar Rapids, IA – 44 +8
     
    Pee Wee Tour
    Boys 12-13
    1 Austin Crandon, LeGrand, IA – 68 +32
     
    Boys 10-11
    1 Logan Hagberg, Polk City, IA – 48 +12
    2 Korben McKibben, Marshalltown, IA – 52 +16
    3 Jude Davis, Urbandale, IA – 53 +17
     
    Boys 8-9
    1 Jackson Rabe, Webster City, IA – 46 +10
     
    Boys 7 & Under
    1 Emmett Zehr, Newton, IA – 36 +11
     
    Girls 7 & Under
    1 Stella Rector, Bondurant, IA – 50 +25
     
    The next event on the 2021 Iowa PGA Junior Tour/Pee Wee Tour schedule is the Quad Cities Junior at Glynn’s Creek. Registration for this event closes July 31, 2021. Click here to register.
     
    Follow the Iowa PGA
    For more information and schedule updates, fans can follow the Iowa PGA on Facebook (facebook.com/Iowapga), Twitter (@iowapga) and YouTube (youtube.com/iowapga).  Fans can also get a behind the scenes look on Instagram (@iowapga).
     
    CLICK HERE FOR FULL RESULTS
     
  • Glynn’s Creek Pee Wee

    Pee Wee Results
     
    Glynn’s Creek Pee Wee-
    Long Grove, Iowa – The Iowa PGA Glynn’s Creek Pee Wee is part of the Partner Program on the 2021 Iowa PGA Junior and Pee Wee Tour held at Glynn’s Creek Golf Course.
     
    Special thanks to PGA Head Professional John Valliere and the entire Glynn’s Creek Golf Course staff for hosting this event.
     
    The Iowa PGA would also like to thank Junior Golf Hub for their support for our Glynn’s Creek Pee Wee competition.
     
    Award Winners
     
    Pee Wee Tour
    Boys 12-13
    1 Case Harmon, Eldridge, IA – 47 +11
     
    Girls 12-13
    1 Lena Perrone, Dewitt, IA – 61 +25
     
    Boys 10-11
    1 Blake Pogue, Bettendorf, IA – 48 +12
    2 Ian Johnson, Bettendorf, IA – 53 +17
    3 Max McClintock, LeClaire, IA – 58 +22
     
    Girls 10-11
    1 Sophia Miller, Princeton, IA – 41 +5
    2 Lyla Johnson, Bettendorf, IA – 60 +24
     
    Boys 8-9
    1 James Vollbeer, Eldridge, IA – 41 +5
    2 Michael Hamilton, Dubuque, IA – 44 +8
    3 William Weber, Bettendorf, IA – 45 +9
     
    Girls 8-9
    1 Lily Schrage, Tiffin, IA – 45 +9
     
    Boys 7 & Under
    1 Cooper Thissen, Davenport, IA – 26 +7
     
     
    The next event on the 2021 Iowa PGA Junior Tour/Pee Tour schedule is Iowa PGA Waterloo Pee Wee Classic. Registration for this event closes August 2, 2021. Click here to register.
     
    Follow the Iowa PGA
    For more information and schedule updates, fans can follow the Iowa PGA on Facebook (facebook.com/Iowapga), Twitter (@iowapga) and YouTube (youtube.com/iowapga).  Fans can also get a behind the scenes look on Instagram (@iowapga).
     
    CLICK HERE FOR FULL RESULTS

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