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  • Iowa PGA Junior Tour Championship Round 1 Results

    Round One Results

    Pleasant Hill, Iowa – The first round of the Iowa PGA Junior Tour Championship was played today at the Copper Creek Golf Club. This Major Point event will conclude tomorrow, starting with a 1 p.m. 

    Boys 16-18
    Tyler Sansgaard of Nevada, Iowa leads the Boys 16-18 age division after the first round. Sansgaard carded a 2-over-par 73 with two birdies. He currently holds a one-stroke lead over Nathan Ferrell who recorded a 3-over-par 74 today. 

    Girls 16-18
    Paige Hoffman and Jenna Krogulski share a tie for the lead in the Girls 16-18 age division after carding 3-over-par 74. Hoffman tallied five birdies, including three-in-a-row on Nos. 15-17. Krogulski registered two birdies in her first round. Anna Jensen and Bella Amador-Lacson are just one stroke off the lead heading into the final round. 

    Boys 14-15
    Cale Leonard is the Boys 14-15 age division leader following his 5-over-par 76 in round one. Leonard carded one birdie in the first round and 11 pars. Matthew Briggs trails Leonard by one-stroke heading into the final round. 

    Girls 14-15
    Rylee Heryford of Newton, Iowa sits atop the Girls 14-15 age division. Heryford carded a 5-over-par 76 in the first round and holds a one-stroke lead over Kylie Carey.

    Boys 12-13
    Camden O’Malley and Brady Blake are tied for first place in the Boys 12-13 age division. O’Malley recorded a bogey-free back nine with two birdies. He added another birdie on the first hole, giving him three in the first round. Blake tallied one birdie in the first round. The two are tied at 7-over-par 78. 

    Girls 13 & Under
    Rebecca DeLong and Hallie Yates are tied for first at 7-over-par 42 in the Girls 13 & Under. Saleah Vivanh-Vong is one-stroke off the lead entering the final round.

    Boys 11 & Under
    Lucas Laffoon of Johnston, Iowa leads the Boys 11 & Under age division following his 3-over-par 39 in the first round. Andrew Johannsen sits in second place, trailing Laffoon by two-strokes. 

    The final round of the Iowa PGA Junior Tour Championship takes place tomorrow at 1 p.m. at the Copper Creek Golf Club. Click here to view round two pairings. 
  • Iowa PGA Junior League Section Championship

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa -The Iowa PGA Junior League Section Championship was played at the Cedar Rapids Country Club on Saturday, August 18th. The competition was a match play format consisting of two rounds of matches. 

    Two Semi-Final matches were played with the Dubuque League All-Stars defeating the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids All-Stars. In the other Semi-Final Match the Des Moines League All-Stars defeated the Ames/Marshalltown All-Stars. 

    In the second round of matches players competed in a Championship and Consolation match. In the Consolation match, the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids All-Stars defeated the Ames/Marshalltown League All-Stars. In the Championship match the Dubuque League All-Stars defeated the Des Moines League All-Stars. 

    The Dubuque League All-Stars will now represent the Iowa PGA Section in the Regional Competition being held at the Beloit Club in Beloit, Wisconsin on September 15th and 16th. The Dubuque League All-Stars will compete against the advancing All-Star Teams from Region 8. 

    The Iowa PGA would like to thank the Cedar Rapids Country Club for their support in hosting the Iowa PGA Junior League Section Championship. 
  • Tournament Preview 08/17 – 08/20

    This week for the Iowa PGA
    • The Harris Golf Cars Pro-Facility event takes place Monday, August 20 at Blue Top Ridge Golf Course in Riverside, Iowa. Teams are comprised of one professional and one amateur. The overall winner in this team event will be the team that accumulates the most points above their total quota. All amateurs in this event hold some sort of position at a golf facility. Click here for more information. 
    This week on the Iowa PGA Jr. Tour
    • The Iowa PGA Junior Tour Championship will be held at Copper Creek Golf Club this weekend August 18-19. The Junior Tour Championship is open to members and non-members and is a Major Point event on the Iowa PGA Junior Tour schedule. The tournament will begin at 1:00 p.m. each day with a shotgun start. Click here for more information. 
    • The Iowa PGA Jr. League Section Championship takes place Saturday, August 18 at the Cedar Rapids Country Club. The event will consist of two rounds of matches between the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, Dubuque, Des Moines and Ames/Marshalltown teams. Click here for more information. 
    Upcoming for the Iowa PGA
    • The Iowa Assistant PGA Professional Championship will be held at the Bos Landen Golf Club on September 4-5. Registration for this event closes August 22. Please visit www.pgatournaments.com.
    Upcoming on the Iowa PGA Junior Tour
    • The Iowa PGA Junior Tour Fall Classic is the next event on the Iowa PGA Junior Tour schedule. This two-day Major event will take place September 8-9 at the Thunder Hills Country Club.  Registration for this event will remain open until September 4. Click here to register. 
  • Junior League Sub-Regional Recap and Championship Preview

    RIVERSIDE, Iowa—The Iowa PGA section hosted the East and West Sub-Regional competitions for the PGA Jr. League program. The East Sub-Regional took place at Airport National Golf Course in Cedar Rapids on August 5. The team represented at the East event were Iowa City/Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Quad Cities South, and Quad Cities North. The West Sub-Regional took place on August 11 at Westwood Golf Course in Newton. Teams represented at the West even were Waterloo East, Waterloo West, Des Moines, and Ames/Marshalltown.
     
    The PGA Jr. League Section Championship event will take place on Saturday, August 18th at the Cedar Rapids Country Club. The event will consist of two rounds of matches to determine the Iowa PGA Junior League Champion. Iowa City/Cedar Rapids and Dubuque will represent the East, while Des Moines and Ames/Marshalltown will represent the West.

    Congratulations to the All Star League Teams of Dubuque, Iowa City/Cedar Rapids, Ames/Marshalltown and Des Moines on their great play and for advancing on to the Section Championship.  Good luck!
     
    The Regional championship will take place on September 15-16 at the Beloit Club in Beloit, Wisconsin.

    EAST SUB-REGIONAL
    AIPORT NATIONAL GOLF COMPLEX
    AUGUST 5TH, 2018


    AN AGGREGATE SCORE QUALIFIER COMPRISED OF THE DUBUQUE LEAGUE, IOWA CITY/CEDAR RAPIDS LEAGUE, QUAD CITIES NORTH LEAGUE AND QUAD CITIES SOUTH LEAGUE. PLAYERS COMPETE UNDER MODIFIED RULES IN A 2 OR 3 PERSON TEAM SCRAMBLE FORMAT.

    East Sub-Regional Results
    DUBUQUE – 95
    JACKSON WEBBER/ROAN MARTINEAU – 31
    WILL COOHEY/BROCK WILSON – 31
    CAL MARTINEAU/NATE OBBINK/CONNOR WALSH – 33
    BENNETT DOLTER/BOCK MUELLER/KATELYN VAASSEN – 36
     
    IOWA CITY/CEDAR RAPIDS – 97
    RYAN SCHMIT/CHARLIE ALLEN – 28
    GRANT ALLEN/QUINCEY JOHNSON/JACOB JENSON – 36
    RYAN SCHMIERER/JJ GRIMM – 33
    JACOB SIRES/JOE GIBLIN/DANTE REIVE – 37
     
    QUAD CITIES NORTH—100
    BRYSON VANHOUTTE/EVAN GRAHAM—32
    PRESTON MORIARITY/SAM JOHNSON—37
    MICHAEL KOURY/BRADY HUSKEY/KEATON KRESS—36
    ETHAN BLOOME/JOHN DOBBE/KEATON PRINS—32
     
    QUAD CITIES SOUTH – 100
    LIAM WILCOX/ANNA WEINKERGER/ELI LEVERENZ – 45
    ISAAC RUMLER/LUKE LEVERENZ – 32
    VAUGHAN ROSEMAN/NOLAN ROSEMAN –35
    JOHN BECKER/MICHAEL HENDERSON/RYLEE BROCKHOUSE – 33


    WEST SUB-REGIONAL
    WESTWOOD GOLF COURSE
    AUGUST 11, 2018


    AN AGGREGATE SCORE QUALIFIER COMPRISED OF THE AMES/MARSHALLTOWN LEAGUE, DES MOINES LEAGUE, WATERLOO EAST LEAGUE AND WATERLOO WEST LEAGUE. PLAYERS COMPETE UNDER MODIFIED RULES IN A 2 OR 3 PERSON TEAM SCRAMBLE FORMAT. 

    West Sub-Regional Results
    Ames/Marshalltown -- 107
    Isaiah Zoske/Mason Gatchel -- 32
    Austin Hennick/Luke Vawter --37
    Ryan Schmit/Carter Giannetto/Karter Beving --38
    Eden Lohrbach/Jackson Keoley/Alec Higgins – 40
     
    Des Moines -- 109
    Gabe Kramer/Ryan Jermier -- 37
    Gabe Strother/Bradley Kofoed --35
    Jacob Peterson/Avin Legg/Daniel Paulson -- 37
    Shadd Livingston/Cal Johnson/Tyler Herrmann -- 41
     
     Waterloo West -- 117
    Mason Ridder/Molly Ratchford/Camden Juhlin -- 38
    Cash Cline/Carson Reznicck/Lakota Moses – 45
    Grace Lewis/Ethan Anderson -- 41
    Ethan Cahalan/Dawson Fuelling -- 38

    Waterloo East-- 130
    Ben Brogan/Zach Brogan—49
    Jackson Mudd/Drew Larimer – 37
    Hudson Hollvan/Joey McCausland/Oliver Thompson – 44
    Myia Rosecrans/Thomas Fereday/Charlie Lubs -- 51
     
     
    East Sub-Regional 

    West Sub-Regional
  • Woodland Executive Junior and Pee Wee Tour Championship Results

    DES MOINES, Iowa-- The Iowa PGA hosted the Woodland Hills Executive 9-hole Junior event and the Pee Wee championship event today at Woodland Hills. The Woodland Hills Executive 9 Junior is a birdie point event on the Junior Tour Schedule and will be held for just juniors in the boys 12-13, boys 11 & under and girls 13 & under division and will only be 9-holes. 

    The Pee Wee Tour Championship will be held in conjunction with the Junior event and will follow the older divisions. The Iowa PGA will be on site to administer this event. 

    Special thanks to Ken Norland, PGA Head Golf Professional and the entire staff at Woodland Hills GC for hosting this great new event. 

    Junior Results
    Pee Wee Results
    Junior Results 
    Boys 12-13

    1. Easton Korell (New Sharon, IA) -- 32 (+2)
    2. Owen Howe (Des Moines, IA) -- 34 (+4)
    3. Drew DeGabriele (Mason City, IA) -- 34 (+4)

    Boys 11 & Under 

    1. Bryson VanHouttee (Geneseo, IL) -- 35 (+5)
    2. Jett Lovanh (Ankeny, IA) -- 36 (+6)
    3. Ethan Blomme (Bettendorf, IA) -- 36 (+6)

    Girls 13 & Under

    1. Saleah Vivanh-Vong (Des Moines, IA) -- 32 (+2)
    2. Lydia Smith (Des Moines, IA) -- 36 (+6)
    3. Hallie Yates (West Des Moines, IA) -- 38 (+8)

    Pee Wee Results 
    Boys 10-11

    1. Joel Peterson (West Des Moines, IA) -- 34 (+4)
    2. Elliott Cataldi (Windsor Heights, IA) -- 40 (+10)
    3. Ryan Parkhurst (Cedar Falls, IA) -- 40 (+10)

    Boys 8-9

    1. Owen Blomme (Bettendorf, IA) -- 31 (+1)
    2. Parker Rodgers (Nevada, IA) -- 36 (+6)
    3. Myles Hayes (Urbandale, IA) -- 38 (+8)

    Boys 7 & Under

    1.  Drake Allison (Ankeny, IA) -- 34 (+4)
    2. Bennett Lewis (Ankeny, IA) -- 39 (+9)
    3. Jake Davis (West Des Moines, IA) -- 39 (+9)

    Girls 10-11

    1. Molly Ratchford (Cedar Falls, IA) -- 37 (+7)
    2. Adalyn Beiter (Carroll, IA) -- 40 (+10)
    3. Halle Howe (Des Moines, IA) -- 41 (+11)

    Girls 8-9 

    1.  Jaylee Shaffer (Shenandoah, IA) -- 39 (+9)

    Girls 7 & Under

    1. Leona Rupp (Iowa City, IA) -- 49 (+19)

    Bushnell Longest Putt

    Molly Ratchford

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