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Tournament Preview (04/09/2022 – 04/15/2022)

April 8th, 2022

Tournament Preview (04/09/2022 – 04/15/2022)
 
Upcoming Tournaments
  • The Iowa PGA Pro-Pro #1 will take place on April 11 in Ames, Iowa at Veenker Memorial Golf Course. Click here for more information.
 
Special Announcements
  • Matt Sherlock was named the Iowa PGA Deacon Palmer Award winner at the Spring Meeting on Monday, April 4 in the morning. This is a new award that will be awarded on an annual basis to a deserving Iowa PGA Professional.  This award bestows special recognition on a PGA Professional who personally displays outstanding integrity, character and leadership, in the effort to overcome a major obstacle in their life. This individual is an unsung hero/heroine at their facility and in their community, who serves to inspire, empower and assist others both inside and outside of the game. Click here to read more about Sherlock.
  • Brown Deer Golf Club played host to the 2022 Iowa PGA Spring Meeting and Pro-Pro event. The morning included updates from the PGA of America, Iowa PGA Section Officers and Board. The players also competed in a Pro-Pro event here on Monday, April 4 at Brown Deer Golf Club. Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors Harris Golf Cars and Under Armour. Teams for the Pro-Pro were comprised of two Iowa PGA Professionals competing in an 18-hole Team Event, one of best ball of two format. Jay Giannetto and Matt Jennings both of Elmwood Country Club carded birdies on holes 2, 4, 7, 10, 11, 13, 15 and 18 and no bogeys in their round of 63 (8-under-par). Click here for more information.
  • The Iowa PGA Spring Digital Magazine is now live for your viewing pleasure. Feel free to share with family and friends. We look forward to this coming Iowa PGA Professionals and Iowa PGA Junior Tour season. Click here to view the magazine.
  • Hayden Klein of Coon Rapids, Iowa and Liliana Graham of Bettendorf, Iowa both competed in the National Drive, Chip & Putt competition on Sunday, April 3 at Augusta National. Klein overall tied for 8th place and Graham overall tied for 3rd place. Click here for more information.
  • Tess Goudy and Mike Downing were invited to come and watch Klein and Graham on Sunday, April 3. It’s neat to hear from their experience and what they took away from being at the National Drive, Chip & Putt.
Programs Offered by the Iowa PGA
Did you know the Iowa PGA offers these wonderful programs?
  1. High School Graduates, Click here for the Burkart Scholarship.
  2. Junior Golf Academy, Click here for more information.
  3. Swings With Kids, Click here for more information.
  4. Drive, Chip & Putt, Click here for more information.
  5. PGA Jr. League, Click here for more information.
  6. PGA.Coach, Click here for more information and to reach out to a PGA Professional for help on your golf game. (You also view the list of coaches in our Spring Magazine, click here for the Spring Issue).
  7. Junior Tour & Pee Wee Tour Schedules, click here.
 
Future Deadlines
  • Tuesday, April 12 is the last day to register for the Iowa PGA Stroke Play at Westwood Golf Course in Newton, Iowa. Click here to register.
 
Follow the Iowa PGA
For more information and schedule updates, fans can follow the Iowa PGA on Facebook (facebook.com/Iowapga), Twitter (@iowapga) and YouTube (youtube.com/iowapga).  Fans can also get a behind the scenes look on Instagram (@iowapga).