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.
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