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Eight Iowa PGA Members to Compete in 32nd Senior PGA Professional Championship

October 12th, 2020

Eight Iowa PGA Members to Compete in 32nd Senior PGA Professional Championship

Riverside, IA – Eight of our Iowa PGA Members will take on the 32nd Senior PGA Professional Championship at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, FL (October 15-18). Stay up to date with us as we keep everyone informed on where each of our Iowa PGA Members are at during the tournament.

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Judd Gibb (Lakeside Municipal Golf Course), Jeff Schmid (Brown Deer Golf Club), Chad Proehl (Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course), John Bermel (Pheasant Ridge Golf Course), Jeff Smith (Harvest Point Golf Course), John Shawver (Fore Seasons Golf Practice), Bryan Luedtke (Bunker Links Golf Course) and Dave Ranney (Lamoni Golf and Country Club) will all participate.

A full field of 264 players will compete in the National Championship with several key exemptions at stake. The low 35 scores will earn a berth into the 2021 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, OK, May 25-30. The top 5 finishers will earn an exemption into the final stage of the 2020 PGA Tour Champions National Finals. Those that finish in the top 8, including ties, will automatically qualify for next year’s Championship.

Proehl, Gibb and Schmid are exempt from playing in the 31st Senior PGA Professional Championship last fall. Bermel, Smith, Shawver and Luedtke finished in the Top 7 at the 2020 Iowa Senior Championship. Ranney finished eighth at this year’s. Championship and advanced into the 32nd Senior PGA Professional Championship as Iowa’s first alternate.

Fans can follow live scoring at PGA.com. The Iowa PGA will also be providing updates on its social media pages. Facebook (facebook.com/Iowapga), Twitter (@iowapga), YouTube (youtube.com/iowapga) and Instagram (@iowapga).