Month: November 2018

2019 Philadelphia PGA Kohler Pro-Am

This package will include:

  • 3 nights lodging at the Inn on Woodlake. Located on the shore of picturesque Wood Lake, this serene 138-room hotel boasts boutique-style guest rooms. Along with WiFi and flatscreen TVs, you will enjoy the classic comfort and hospitality you would expect from an inn. Not to mention a signature KOHLER® shower experience that is nothing short of sensational.
  • Golf: Blackwolf Run® and Whistling Straits challenge the pros while providing the amateur golfer a fair and unforgettable test. All four courses between the two venues were chosen for 2017/2018 America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses by Golf Digest. Created by legendary golf course designer Pete Dye, they have hosted three PGA Championships, the Andersen Consulting World Golf Champion-ships, a U.S. Senior Open and two U.S. Women’s Opens. In 2020, The Straits at Whistling Straits will host the Ryder Cup Matches. 1 practice round and 3 tournament rounds of golf. The final tournament round will be played on the Straits Course.
  • Course Rotation: Practice Round – Blackwolf Run: The Meadows Valley | Round 1 – Whistling Straits: The Irish | Round 2 – Blackwolf Run: The River | Round 3 – Whistling Straits: The Straits
  • Opening night Welcome reception and final day awards lunch, along with lunch each day.
  • Tee gift package for all players.
  • Team: 1 Professional + 3 Amateurs ( All amateurs must have a valid USGA Handicap)
    • Team Pro-Am format of 1 Gross Ball + 1 Net Ball of the Team
    • Team Prize Purse
  • Amateur pricing:
    • $2,750 per amateur for Double Occupancy—Inn on Woodlake
      • Add $400 for Single Occupancy—Inn on Woodlake
      • Add $300 for Double Occupancy—American Club
      • Add $1,000 for Single Occupancy—American Club
    • Deposit of $1,000 per amateur due by June 1, 2019
    • Full payment due by September 1, 2019

If you are interested in putting a team together please contact Brian Schulte at the Section Office (215) 481-9087 or at BSchulte@PGAHQ.com. Please click here for more information and/or to register.

Please see the flyer below for more information.  Amateur deposits are due by Saturday, June 1, 2019.  Please click here to reserve your spot in the 2019 PPGA Kohler Pro-Am.

We hope you will join us for what is sure to be a fantastic trip to Destination Kohler.

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Philadelphia PGA Representatives at the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship

The Philadelphia PGA Section has 5 Assistant Professionals that will be playing in the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship. Below are the Tee Times, along with their individual scorecards.

Championship Leaderboard

Zachary Kempa
Chester Valley Golf Club

Scorecard

Tee Times:
Round 1 : 7:33 AM
Round 2 : 11:48 AM


Billy Stewart
The ACE Club

Scorecard

Tee Times:
Round 1 : 8:27 AM
Round 2 : 12:42 PM


Rusty Harbold
Philadelphia Cricket Club

Scorecard

Tee Times:
Round 1 : 12:51 PM
Round 2 : 8:36 AM


Brian Bergstol
Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort

Scorecard

Tee Times:
Round 1 : 8:18 AM
Round 2 : 12:33 PM


Zac Oakley
Wayneborough Country Club

Scorecard

Tee Times:
Round 1 : 1:00 PM
Round 2 : 8:45 AM

St. Davids GC and Chapel Hill GC Tie for Fall Finale

Northfield, N.J. – On a perfect fall afternoon 18 teams came together to play the Fall Finale at the historic Atlantic City Country Club. It has been 8 years since this event has taken place and the Pros were excited to have the weather on their side after this unpredictable season that they went through. It was a 12:30 PM shotgun for all 72 players, with one Pro and three amateurs playing in both a net and gross division with a best ball of 4.

As scorecards started to come in there were two teams that had a score to beat with -11 under par 59. Mike Paukovitis (St Davids GC) with partners William Paukovits, Christopher Acker, Regan Papariello were the first to turn in their scorecards and with 11 birdies took the early lead. The team of Jeff Fick (Chapel Hill GC) and partners Scott Gilroy, John Brennan, and Howard Pomerantz also finished 11-under par to tie them. Team Fick’s scorecard had 7 birdies and added two eagles on hole 13 and 15. Fick’s team tied for the win in the Net division, and Paukovitis’ team, although winning the Gross division with a 9-under par 61, settled for the tie in the Net with a bigger purse.  Coming in tied for third in the Net division were the teams of Forster (Radnor Valley CC) and Duckett (Saucon Valley CC). Host professional Barry Shewalter, with his teammates Doug Fraser, Matthew Johnson, and Brian Sterback, won the Gross division with a 5-under par 65.

The Philadelphia Section would like to thank the Atlantic City Country Club for hosting the event as well as the tournament sponsor Lincoln for their continued support this season. The section will have the last tournament of the season next Wednesday at Llanerch Country Club for the rained-out, Spring Pro-Lady.

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