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​Iowa Women’s Golf Summit

May 23rd, 2022

Iowa Women’s Golf Summit-
Williamsburg, Iowa – The Iowa Women’s Golf Summit was held at Stone Creek Golf Club in Williamsburg, Iowa on Sunday, May 23, 2022. For the second time, the Iowa Golf Association, Iowa PGA, Iowa Golf Course Superintendents Association and the Tall Corn Chapter of the CMAA will highlight women’s golf and bring patrons together to share their stories.
 
The summit will consisted of two speakers, Jan Herke and Susan Bond, as well as round table discussions and networking opportunities. Attendees had the chance to meet with vendors and sample various products designed with women in mind. This event aimed to bring more ladies to the game and highlight current events impacting women in golf.
 
Jan Herke of Director of Parks & Recreation, City of Urbandale
Jan Herke, Director of Urbandale Parks and Rec Department, will share her experiences as a college basketball standout (5th leading scorer at St. Cloud State University), WNBA referee, and now avid amateur golf competitor. Herke, an Ankeny G&CC member, has found camaraderie amongst the active membership which she is part of. Herke will share what first sparked her interest in the game and how she is encouraging more women to enjoy the game she loves.
 
Susan Bond, PGA of Relationship Advisor, PGA Magazine
Susan Bond, 30 year member of the PGA of America, has most recently served as the PGA Member Relationship Manager for PGA Magazine. An accomplished player, including victories at the 2019 North Florida Section Northern Chapter Senior Champion (first female to win), 2020 Tennessee Women’s Senior Open and three-time New England Women’s Open Champion, Susan will help moderate group discussions and share her experiences as a PGA Member.  She will also provide a national perspective as she assists women to connect and network through her work in the PGA Magazine Women’s Leadership Platform.
 
The Iowa PGA would like to thank our presenting sponsors Millers and Sons Golf Cars EZGO, Standard Golf Company and XXIO for supporting this Iowa Women’s Golf Summit. We would also like to thank Stone Creek Golf Club staff for hosting this event.
 
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