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NINE ILLINOIS PGA PROFESSIONALS TO COMPETE THIS WEEK AT SENIOR PGA PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AT PGA GOLF CLUB

October 24th, 2018

GLENVIEW, Ill. – Nine PGA Professionals will represent the Illinois PGA Section at the 2018 Senior PGA Professional Championship this week Oct. 25-28 at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The Illinois players qualified in mid-August at the Illinois PGA Senior Championship at Merit Club in Libertyville, Ill.

“We’re proud of all the Senior PGA Professionals in the Illinois Section who continue to participate and compete in our tournaments each season,” said Carrie Williams, Executive Director of the Illinois PGA Section. “We have a strong group of players representing the Section this year at the National Senior PGA Professional Championship and wish them all the best throughout the competition.”

Following is the Illinois PGA/Senior PGA Professional Championship roster and season highlights:

Doug Bauman, 61, Head PGA Professional at Biltmore Country Club, North Barrington, Ill.
  • Illinois PGA Senior Championship at Merit Club – 2nd
  • Illinois Super Senior Open Championship at Makray Memorial GC – 1st
  • IPGA Senior Players Championship at Old Elm Club – 1st
Roy Biancalana, 58, PGA Teaching Professional at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club, West Chicago, Ill.
  • Illinois PGA Senior Championship at Merit Club – T6
  • Senior Stroke Play #1 at Balmoral Woods CC – T1
  • Senior Stroke Play #4 at Naperville CC – 1st
Connie DeMattia, 51, PGA Director of Instruction at Cantigny Golf, Wheaton, Ill.
  • Illinois PGA Senior Championship at Merit Club – 4th
  • Illinois Senior Open Championship at McHenry CC – T6
  • IPGA Senior Players Championship at Old Elm Club – T11
 Mike Harrigan, 69, PGA Life Member, Chicago, Ill.
  • Illinois PGA Senior Championship at Merit Club – T8
  • Senior Stroke Play #3 at Calumet CC – T4
David Paeglow, 52, Head PGA Professional at Kishwaukee Country Club, DeKalb, Ill.
  • Illinois PGA Senior Championship at Merit Club – 3rd
  • Senior Stroke Play #1 at Balmoral Woods CC – T1
  • Illinois Senior Open Championship at McHenry CC – T6
Don Pieper, 56, PGA Director of Golf/General Manager at Merit Club, Libertyville, Ill.
  • Illinois PGA Senior Championship at Merit Club – T6
  • Senior Stroke Play #1 at Balmoral Woods CC – T7
Kurt Rogers, 57, Head PGA Professional at Red Tail Run Golf Club, Decatur, Ill.
  • Illinois PGA Senior Championship at Merit Club – 5th
  • CIPGA Championship at Urbana CC – 2nd
  • CIPGA Stroke Play #1 at Weaver Ridge GC – 1st
Billy Rosinia, 62, Head PGA Professional at Flagg Creek Golf Club, Indian Head Park, Ill.
  • Illinois PGA Senior Championship at Merit Club – T8
  • Senior Stroke Play #4 at Naperville CC – T3
  • IPGA Players Championship at Old Elm Club – T9
Mike Small, 52, Head Men’s Golf Coach, University of Illinois, Champaign, Ill.
  • Illinois PGA Senior Championship at Merit Club – 1st
  • Senior Stroke Play #1 at Balmoral Woods CC – T4
  • Stroke Play Event #5 at Hawthorn Woods CC – T3
 
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The Illinois Section of the PGA of America is a professional organization serving the men and women golf professionals in northern and central Illinois who are the recognized experts in growing, teaching and managing the game of golf. The Illinois PGA is responsible for the administration of competitive golf tournaments, educational opportunities, support programs and growth of the game initiatives. With over 840 members and apprentices, the Illinois PGA is one of the 41 regional Sections that comprise the PGA of America. The Illinois PGA Foundation focuses its community efforts on promoting the goodwill and growth of the game with an emphasis on activities that benefit youth. Foundation initiatives include: GolfWorks Illinois, Youth-based Scholarship Funds and the Illinois Golf Hall of Fame. For more information about the Illinois PGA and the Illinois PGA Foundation, please visit www.ipga.com and join us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
 
 
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Illinois PGA Communications
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