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​McCarty, Schmid, Smith, Montgomery Win Players of the Year​

November 3rd, 2020

McCarty Wins 2020 Iowa PGA Player of the Year & Low Scoring Average Award Winner

Riverside, Iowa – Sean McCarty of Brown Deer Golf Club has won the 2020 Iowa PGA Player of the Year with a total of 1,325.50 points. This marks the fourth straight year McCarty has won the Iowa PGA Player of the Year, and the eleventh time in the last 14 years he has accomplished this feat.

McCarty has also received the 2020 Low Scoring Average Award Winner with an average of 70.74 that was an average of .95 under par.
 
The back-to-back-to back-to-back Iowa PGA Player of the Year also qualified for next year’s 54th PGA Professional Championship, April 25-28, at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
 
McCarty competed in 18 Iowa PGA events this season. He had 11 top-five finishes including wins at the Iowa PGA Pro-Junior, 87th Iowa Open, Junior-Senior Draw, Iowa PGA Pro-Scratch/Pro-Senior Scratch and Boy Scouts Pro-am. McCarty also had four ties this season for first place at the Pro-Pro #4, Harris Golf Cars Pro-Facility, Pro-Senior and Iowa Cup Matches.
 
McCarty competed on the winning PGA Cup Team. That was a Ryder Cup style event between the USA Club Professional and the Great Britain and Ireland team. McCarty also has won the Player of the Year in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019. He’s also won the Low Scoring Average Award in 2011, 2015 and 2017.
 
The Iowa PGA Congratulates Sean McCarty as our 2020 Iowa PGA Player of the Year & Low Scoring Average.
 
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Schmid Wins 2020 Iowa PGA Player of the Year
 
Riverside, Iowa – Jeff Schmid of Brown Deer Golf Club has won the 2020 Iowa PGA Senior Player of the Year. Schmid accumulated 1,825.83 points to win 2020 Iowa PGA Senior Player of the Year Award of his career. 
 
Schmid played in 15 Iowa PGA Events this season, finishing inside the top-five at 15 events, including four first place finishes and victories at the Pro-Assistant/Pro-Pro, Pro-Pro #4, Pro-Scratch/Pro-Senior Scratch and Pro-Senior. Schmid had four ties this season for first place at the Match Play, Senior Match Play, 36 Hole Classic and Junior-Senior Draw.
 
Schmid’ season was highlighted by playing in the 32nd Senior PGA Professional Championship on October 15-18, 2020. Schmid tied for 5th place which qualified him for the 2021 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship to be held in Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, OK on May 25-30, 2021.
 
The Iowa PGA Congratulates Jeff Schmid as our 2020 Iowa PGA Senior Player of the Year.
 
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Smith Wins 2020 Iowa PGA Player of the Year

Riverside, Iowa – Jeff Smith of the Harvest Point Golf Course has won the 2020 Iowa PGA Super-Senior Player of the Year with 1,241.88 points.

Smith competed in 12 Iowa PGA events this season. Smith was the top Super-Senior finisher at the Pro-Pro #1, Iowa PGA Pro-Select, Iowa PGA Professional Championship, Iowa PGA Pro-Junior, 87th Iowa Open, Iowa Senior PGA Professional Championship, Iowa PGA Pro-Scratch/Pro-Senior Scratch and NB Golf Cars/M&M Golf Cars October Shootout.  The Iowa PGA Super-Senior Player of the Year also finished in the top-4 in twelve events in the Super Senior Division.

Smith also has won the Super Senior Player of the Year in 2019.

The Iowa PGA Congratulates Jeff Smith as our 2020 Iowa PGA Super-Senior Player of the Year.

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Montgomery Wins 2020 Iowa PGA Assistant Player of the Year

Iowa PGA Member Ben Montgomery of Airport National has won the 2020 Iowa PGA Assistant Player of the Year. Montgomery accumulated 991.67 points to win Iowa PGA Assistant Player of the Year award of his career. 

Montgomery played in 17 Iowa PGA Events this season, finishing inside the top-six at 17 events, including six first place finishes and victories at the Iowa PGA Pro-Select, Team All-Pro, East-West Team Event, Pro-Pro #4, Iowa PGA Foundation Pro-am and Pro-Senior. Montgomery had two tied this season for first place at the Iowa PGA Match Play and Harris Golf Cars Pro-Facility.
Montgomery has won the Assistant Player of the Year in 2017 and 2018.

The Iowa PGA Congratulates Ben Montgomery as our 2020 Iowa PGA Assistant Player of the Year.

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