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  • PGA Jr. League Regional Preview

    Riverside, Iowa – The Glen Oaks Country Club and the Iowa PGA Section will be hosting the Region 8 PGA Jr. League Regional on Saturday, September 14th and Sunday, September 15th. The event will be a round robin format with four teams competing. The Iowa PGA Section, Minnesota PGA Section, Nebraska PGA Section and Colorado PGA Section will be represented at the event. The Region 8 champion will be one of twelve teams competing at the PGA Jr. League National Championship held October 11-14, 2019 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.

    The Iowa PGA will be represented by the Ames/Marshalltown League All-Stars. The team is comprised of players from Briarwood Golf Club (Ankeny), Elmwood Country Club (Marshalltown), Indian Creek Country Club (Nevada) and Veenker Memorial Golf Course (Ames). The team is led by Captain Greg Dingel, PGA of Veenker Memorial Golf Course and Coach Jay Giannetto, PGA of Elmwood Country Club. 

    The Ames/Marshalltown League All-Stars began their postseason journey at the West Sub-Section Championship played at Westwood Golf Course in Newton. The team advanced to the Iowa PGA Jr. League Section Championship at Sunnyside Country Club in Waterloo. The team defeated the Waterloo West All-Stars in their Semi-Final match. In the Final match, the team defeated the Dubuque League All-Stars 6.5 to 5.5 to advance to the PGA Jr. League Regional.
    Session #1
    Match #1
    Team Minnesota - 11
    Team Nebraska - 1

    Match #2
    Team Colorado - 10
    Team Iowa - 2
    Session #2
    Match #1
    Team Colorado - 9.5
    Team Nebraska - 2.5

    Match #2
    Team Minnesota - 9
    Team Iowa - 3

    Standings following Session #2
    Team Minnesota 2-0 20pts
    Team Colorado 2-0 19.5pts
    Team Iowa 0-2 5pts
    Team Nebraska 3.5pts
    Session #3
    Match #1
    Team Nebraska
    Team Iowa

    Match #2
    Team Minnesota
    Team Colorado

    To keep up with all the Iowa PGA’s news and updates please visit IowaPGA.com or visit the all new IowaPGAJuniorGolf.com website, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
    About the Iowa PGA Foundation
    The Iowa PGA Foundation Utilizes the game of golf to positively impact lives through charitable giving with emphasis on scholarships, junior golf and injured veterans. The Iowa PGA Foundation received its 501 (C) 3 status by the Internal Revenue Service in May of 2011. The Iowa PGA Foundations was formed as a charitable arm of the Iowa PGA Section, which is a 501 (c) 6 corporation. The goals of the Foundation involve golf for children, scholarships and support for injured veterans.
  • Iowa PGA Junior Tour Fall Classic Results

    Iowa PGA Junior Tour Fall Classic Results

    Peosta, Iowa – The Iowa PGA Junior Tour Fall Classic took place this weekend at Thunder Hills Country Club.

    In today's action, Anna Nacos won the closest to the pin contest on hole 11. Nacos hit her shot 2' from the hole to win the prize. The Iowa PGA would like to congratulate all of the medalists from today!

    The Iowa PGA would like to give a special thanks to Brian Wilson, PGA and the entire Thunder Hills Country Clun Staff for their support in hosting this event. Additionally we would like to thank our title sponsor the Principal Charity Classic and the presenting sponsors; Bushnell, Shattuck-St. Mary’s, Bug Soother, and Camelbak.

    For more information and schedule updates, fans can follow the Iowa PGA on Facebook (facebook.com/IowaPGASection) and Twitter (@iowapga). Fans can also get a behind the scenes look on Instagram (@iowapga).
    Boys 16-18

    1st Place: Jax Stelzer - 73-79 (+10)
    2nd Place: Jay Fjelstul - 77-77 (+12)
    3rd Place: Matthew Briggs - 78-80 (+16)
    Boys 14-15

    1st Place: Davis Stelzer - 75-71 (+4)
    2nd Place: Nick Splinter - 78-78 (+14)
    3rd Place: Camden O'Malley - 82-75 (+15)

    Boys 12-13

    1st Place: Evan Smith - 68-76 (+2)
    2nd Place: Owen Howe - 75-79 (+12)
    3rd Place: Jackson Webber - 76-82 (+16)
    Boys 11 & Under

    1st Place: Vaughn Roseman - 41-40 (+10)
    2nd Place: Pranay Monga - 47-39 (+15)
    Girls 16-18

    1st Place: Kiki Guo-Bruner - 75-79 (+12)
    2nd Place: Anna Nacos - 78-83 (+19)
    3rd Place: Tatum Depuydt - 88-88 (+34)
    Girls 14-15

    1st Place: Tess Breslin - 96-83 (+37)
    2nd Place: Brianna Kirsch - 92-105 (+55)
     Girls 13 & Under

    1st Place: Eden Lohrbach - 39-40 (+8)
    2nd Place: Saleah Vivanh-Vong - 44-41 (+14)
    3rd Place: Lauren Briggs - 42-42 (+14)

    Pin Prize - Closest to the Pin #11

    Anna Nacos - 2 ft
  • Junior & Pee Wee Corridor Classic

    Junior Tour Corridor Classic Results

    Pee Wee Tour Corridor Classic Results

    The Iowa PGA Junior & Pee Wee Tour Corridor Classic was a late add to the schedule and was hosted by Brown Deer GC in Coralville on Saturday, August 31.  This event was open to juniors 15 & Under and was 9-holes only.  

    Special thanks to Sean McCarty and Brian Wernimont, PGA Professional and the city of Coralville for their support in hosting.  

    Special thanks to The Principal Charity Classic for sponsoring this event and for being the Title Sponsor of the Iowa PGA Junior Tour for the 10th year! Also, a big thanks to our 2019 supporting sponsors: Bushnell Golf, Camelbak, Shattuck St. Mary’s and Bug Soother.

    Rylee Brockhouse, longest putt on #1 26.7 feet
    Camelbak Waterbottle
    Junior Tour

    Boys 14-15

    1.  Jake Weissenburger, Clive, IA  40
    2.  Jared Hunt, Clive, IA  44
    3.  Mikey Takacs, Iowa City, IA  45

    Boys 12-13

    1.  Bryson Van Houtte, Geneseo, IL  42
    2.  Pranay Monga, Marion, IA  43
    3.  Jack McCarty, Solon, IA  43

    Boys 11 & Under

    1.  Lucas Laffoon, Johnston, IA  37
    2.  Logan Otting, Marion, IA  38
    3.  Michael Solberg, Mason City, IA  39

    Girls 13 & Under

    1.  Eden Lohrbach, Ames, IA  43
    2.  Morgan Rupp, Marion, IA  45
    3.  Rylee Brockhouse, Muscatine, IA  51

    Pee Wee Tour

    Boys 12-13

    1.  Syon Kapoor, Marion, IA  46
    2.  Pieter Rippentrop, Swisher, IA  48

    Boys 10-11

    1.  Nicholas Bernhard, Lawler, IA  43
    2.  Jack MacLagan, Coralville, IA  46

    3.  Brady Wick, Riverside, IA  53

    Boys 8-9

    1.  Sammy Shappee, Marion, IA  46
    2.  Max McClintock, LeClaire, IA  54
    3.  Logan Green, Grand Mount, IA  65

    Boys 7 & Under

    1.  Ian Johnson, Bettendorf, IA  39
    2.  Silas Reive, Coralville, IA  42

    Girls 10-11

    1.  Zoe Perez, Moline, IL  53
    2.  Sophia Walderbach, Riverside, IA  66

    Girls 8-9

    1.  Leona Rupp, Iowa City, IA  59
  • Iowa PGA Junior Tour Fall Classic Preview


    RIVERSIDE, Iowa – The Iowa PGA is hosting the Iowa PGA Junior Tour Fall Classic at Thunder Hills Country Club in Dubuque on September 7-8. This event is a Major Point event for Player of the Year points.

    Girls 13 & Under and Boys 11 & Under will play 9-home stroke play each day as the other divisions will play all 18 holes each day. Tee times begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

    The Iowa PGA would like to give a special thanks to Head Professional Brian Wilson, PGA and the entire staff at Thunder Hills Country Club for their support in hosting this event.

    For more information and schedule updates, fans can follow the Iowa PGA on Facebook (facebook.com/IowaPGASection) and Twitter (@iowapga). Fans can also get a behind the scenes look on Instagram (@iowapga).
  • Anthony Ruthey Awarded 2019 Charlie Burkart Scholarship

    Riverside, IA - Congratulations to Port Byron, IL native, Anthony Ruthey on being selected as the 2019 Charlie Burkart Scholarship honoree by the Iowa PGA Foundation Charlie Burkart Scholarship committee.  Anthony will be attending Southern Illinois-Edwardsville to pursue a degree in Business Marketing as he competes on the University's Men's Golf Team.

    Click here for more details on Anthony's thoughts on receiving this pretigious award and for a chance to apply for the 2020 Award.

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