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.


2022 Iowa PGA Assistants Board


President - Davis Sutton | Cedar Rapids Country Club
Jacob Bermel, PGA | Pheasant Ridge Golf Course
Zach Steffen | Waveland Golf Course
Mentor - Mike Armes, PGA | Pinnacle Country Club
Mentor - Ben Splichal, PGA | Amana Colonies Golf Club

Tournament & Education:

Vice President - Jacob Shultz | Dubuque Golf & Country Club
Steve Smith | Hyperion Field Club
Cody Parks | Wakonda Club
Mentor - Mark McMahon, PGA | Ellis Golf Course
Mentor - Gene Bears, Jr., PGA | Lacoma Golf Club

Additional Information

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