PGA Associates

PGA Associates



The Assistants’ Association is a division of the Iowa PGA Section. Our purpose is to prepare golf professionals for future success as PGA Members. The goal of our Association is to elevate the standards of IPGA Assistant Professionals through mentoring, networking and promoting the game of golf. We will accomplish this by providing leadership, educational opportunities, tournament competitions and building personal relationships amongst Assistant Professionals in the community.


2021 Iowa PGA Assistants Board


Chair - Davis Sutton

Dillon Baker

Mentor - Mark McMahon, PGA



Chair - Mike Armes, PGA

Brian Kuddes, PGA

Ty Stewart

Mentor - Erin Strieck, PGA



Jacob Shultz
Jacob Bermel


Gene Bears, Jr., PGA

Ben Splichal, PGA

Additional Information

Click here for the Mentor Guide

Click here for the How to Prepare for PGM 3.0 Seminars

Click here for the Revised online or In-Person Testing Procedures (July 2020)

Click here for the PGM Cost Outline

Click here for the PGM Tracks

Assistants Video Meetings

  • December 15, 2020 | Virtual IPGA Assistants Monthly Call | Click here
  • February 25, 2021 | Virtual IPGA Associates Call | Click here