Category: Iowa Cup Matches

IPGA wins 50th Iowa Cup Matches

The Iowa PGA Section retained the Iowa Cup, played at Ankeny’s Otter Creek Golf Course, 20-10 over the team of amateurs from the Iowa Golf Association. This year marked the 50th playing between the two sides.

During the morning Four-Ball matches, Team IGA collected wins and a full point from Garret Jensen/Ty Stewart and from Ron Peterson/Tom Schill. Three other teams were able to halve their match and gain additional .5 points for the amateur side. Heading into the afternoon singles matches the IPGA led 6.5 – 3.5.

As Team IGA looked to make a comeback, afternoon singles matches went the way of the IPGA, winning a total of 13.5 points out of 20. Winning afternoon matches for Team IGA were J.D. Anderson, Jon Brown, Ty Stewart, Garret Jensen and Scott Hart. Three others were able to halve their singles match.

Play was cancelled for Friday due to cold and rainy forecasts for Friday morning. Four-Ball and singles matches were contested on Thursday.

A special thanks to Otter Creek Golf course for hosting the event.

Click here for scoring results from the matches.

PGA Pros win 49th Iowa Cup Matches

RIVERSIDE, IA – With the help of a 12-8 advantage in Singles Matches, the Iowa PGA Section pulled away and won the Iowa Cup, 17.5-12.5, over Team IGA.

Winning points in the singles matches for the IGA were Justin Pansegrau, Bill Manske, Scot Cook, J.D. Anderson, Josh Black, Nate Dunn and Terry Cook. Joe Palmer and Mike Eckerman each earned a 1/2 point for the team with a halve in their match.

The Honorary Captians for the matches were Mike Hall of St. Andrews Golf Club in Cedar Rapids for the Iowa Section PGA and John Peters of Muscatine for the IGA. Peters has been one of the best senior amateur players in Iowa for more than two decades. He was the 2004 IGA Senior Player of the Year and won the regular IGA Match Play at age 57 at Spirit Hollow in 2005. Both he and Hall have participated in many Iowa Cup Matches over the years.

Unfortunately, due to the poor conditions on Thursday afternoon, the tournament committee determined to cancel the afternoon Foursomes matches (alternate shot). The morning Four-Ball matches were the only ones played on day one.

Click on the Results/Pairing buttons to view all of the scoring.

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