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                                                                        PGA JUNIOR SERIES BEGINS JUNE 4
                            13y St even .1effress
                                                                            The sixth annual PGA Junior Series is a nationa l
                                                                         schedule of affordable and competitive golf for junior s
                           Playing Togethe r                             age 13 to 17 . Since its debut in 1996, the PGA Junio r
                           Dick Wagley, Hea d                            Series has attracted more than 8,000 junior golfer s
                           Professional, Indian Hil l                    representing 48 states, 12 countries, and six continents ,
                                                                         along with players from Bermuda, the District o f
                           Club, Winnetka, III .                         Columbia, Guam, and the Mariana and Marshall Islands .
                                                                            For further information about the PGA Junior Series ,
                                 It's certainly nothing nee\             call (561) 624-7614 or go to PGALinks .com .
                             \% hen membe rs are g j \en th e          June 4-6                           July 9-1 1
                             opportunity to sign up to pla y           Kearney Hill Golf Links ,          Penn State University -
                             ' ith the head professional o r           Lexington, Ky.                     Blue Course, State College ,
                                                                                                          Pa .
                             one of his or her assistants . Bu t       June 11-1 2
                             Dick Wagley, the head profes-             Elmcrest Country Club, Ceda r
                                                                                                          July 24-2 6
                                                                       Rapids, Iow a
                             sional since 1982 at Indian Hil l                                            Eisenhower Goff Club -
                                                                       June 14-1 5                        Blue Course, Colorad o
                             Club in Winnetka . Ill . . ha s           Lochland Country Club .            Springs . Colo .
                            added another dimension to th e            Hastings . Neb .
                                                                                                         July 30-3 1
                             playing-with-the-sta1i concept .          June 19-20                         Indian Summer Golf &
                                 The twist is that it is not jus t     Alister MacKenzie Course a t      Country Club .
                                                                       Haggin Oaks ,                     Olympia, Wash .
                             himself or his assistants wit h           Sacramento, Calif .
                            whom any of the 325 member s                                                 Aug . 2- 3
                                                                       June 25-27
                                                                       Makena Resort - South             R dgecrest Golf Club .
                            at Indian Hill can play 18 hole s                                            Boise . Idaho
                                                                       Course . Maui, Hawaii
                            of golf. The names of the hea d
                                                                       July 2- 3                         Aug . 7-9
                            caddiemaster and the g ol f                                                  Eagle Crest Resort - Ridg e
                                                                       The Walker Course at Clemso n
                            course superintendent also ar e            University, Clemson, S .C .       Course . Redmond, Ore .
                            on the sign-up sheet, which set s
                            aside time in the mornin g an d
                            afternoon . Tuesday throu g h Sunday. to                new facility in a metropolitan market .
                             give all member an opportunity to find a               To help it stand out from an ever- g rowin g
                            playing time suitable for them .                        crowd of competitors and maintain a loya l
                                 Wagley, who utilizes two sign-u p                  following of golfer . the Platinum Gol f
                            periods - April through July 4 and July 5               Card was introduced this \ear .
                            through September says . without a doubt .                  Director of Golf Gre g Abadi e
                            that more golf lessons are g enerated by hi s           anticipates a g ood response to the card a t
                            staff playing the course with the member -              the Greg Norman-designed course i n
                            ship . But by having the caddiemaste r                  Katy . Texas . located just x■est of Houston .
                            and superintendent on board for thi s                   -We 're a daily-fee operation in a
                            enterprise . another benefit is also realized .         competitive market in a re g ion where
                                 "The bi gg est help is staying in commu-           our patrons indicated an interest in thi s
                            nication with the membership . We're abl e              program ." Abadie says .
                                               to build golf pro g rams a s             The Platinum Golf Card is purchase d
                                               a result ." Wagley says .            in advance by the g olfer for 52 .500 . Th e
                                               "The caddiemaster ca n               card covers g reen fees . cart fees and us e
Tock's the top clubfitte r
                                               discuss the caddiemaste r            of the practice range throughout 2001 .
   Ozaukee Country Club Hea d
Professsional Rich Tock has bee n              pro g ram . and the superin-         For weekend-only golfers who woul d
selected the national PING Clubfitter o f      tendent can discuss g roun d         otherwise he paying the course's S S
the Year. Chosen from more than                issues ." j                          rate . that means 30 rounds of golf woul d
2,200 entries, Tock is currently in hi s                                            more than c0v el- their card cost . Fo r
13th year at the Mequon, Wis . . facility.     Platinum Golf Car d                  weekday players who would be payin g
   "We promote the importance o f
                                               Greg Abadie ,                       the S7U (Wednesday-Thursday) or S6 0
being properly fitted for golf clubs her e
at Ozaukee," says Tock, who wa s               Director of Golf ,                   (\londay-Tuesday) rates . that translates t o
named the Wisconsin PGA Sectio n               Meadowbrook Farm s                  36 to 42 rounds .
Golf Professional of the Year in 1989 .        G .C ., Katy, Texa s                     In addition . \leadowbrook Farms give s
 Our members know they will enjoy th e                                             card holders the opportunity to purchas e
game more if the clubs they are play-             \Ieadowbrook Faun s               golf shop merchandise at 20-percen t
ing with are properly fitted for them ."
                                               Golf Club is a relatively           off. and lets them bring guests to pla y

                                                 PGA MAGAZINE • 10 • \t CF.i n 2001
                                                   The PGA Junior Series provides junio r
Junior Events                                     golfers ages 13-17 with competitive playin g
                                                  opportunities in professionally supervise d
  In the season's final major event for boys      events organized by The PGA of America .
and girls age 17 and under, the 2000 PG A         Since 19%, the PGA Junior Series ha s
_junior Championship featured a 99-playe r        attracted more than 5,700 participants i n
field . Competitors included the winners o f      2-t states with 46 events . Participants have
The PGA's 41 sections nationwide an d             come from six continents, 12 countries, 4 8
winners of selected national championship s       states, the District of Columbia, Bermuda ,
conducted throughout the year .                   Guam, and The Mariana and Marshal l
  Aree W'ongluekiet of Bradenton . Fla . .        Islands . The 20oo Series featured 1 2
rallied to slip past twin sister. \aree . hw      events in 12 states . Derek O'Neill of
one stroke and capture her secon d                Littleton . Cedo . . won the boys' points title ,
consecutive PGA Junior Championship a t           earning a berth in the Pt) 1 Junio r
PGA National Golf Club's Champion Cours e         Chanlpionsltip . :ludre\ Gale of Clayton ,
in Palm Beach Gardens . Fla . It was th e         N .C . . and Emits \lilbergcr of Olathe, Kan . .
second consecutive 1-2 finish for th e            tied for the girls' points title . also receivin g
Wongluekiet sisters, natives of Bangkok .         herths in the P61 Junior Championship .
Thailand . Aree Wongluekiet's final-36-hol e
performance of II-under-par 133 was a
Championship mark .                              Amateur Events
  Tv Tryon of Orlando . Fla . . closed w ith a
- I) to complete a wire-to-wirC Buys '             Since its inception in 198-i . the Oldsmobil e
Division triumph at 12-under-par 2 7 (v .         Scramble — the world's largest annual gol f
Tnon . 16 . tied the largest boys' margin .       tournament — has attracted more than 1 . 6
first set hw Chris Couch in I t)90 when           million golfers . The 'I(N) National Finals at
Couch defeated Eger \1 cods hw 10 strokes .       Halt Dis p el World Resort in Lake Buen a
Defending Champion Chan 11ongluekie c             Vista . Fla . . k itured 2(14) teams in two division s
brother of \ree and \aree \\ongluckiet .          (Gross and Net) . Each team vacs Clnllpnsed
and James amass of Miami . Fla ., shared          of four aura teun and one PGA Professional .
runner-up honors at 286 .                           In the Gross Division . Chippewa Golf Clu b
   Patty Berg . a \\urld Golf }fall of Fam e      of Doylestown, Ohio . led by PG A
member and one of 13 co-founders of th e          Professional Dan Dank . completed the final
LPGA . served as keynote speaker at th e          round at I i-under par for a total 230 and a
PGA Junior Championship                           one-stroke victory . Oct . 1 . In the Ne t
                                                  Division . Lincoln Trail COMM Club of Vin e              "These PG-)
                                                  Grove . hy. . suni\(ad a one-hole pl :notf Dyer          l'rcf'ssionals
                                                  Kokomo (Ind .) Country Club . PG . A                      represent tbc'
                                                  Professional Steve Cow and his teams tired a             best players amnn(T ou r
                                                                                                           .-lssocialion . Not only do
                                                  final-round net IL)-under par i3 for a 22 4
                                                                                                           tlmr play lbe game well.
                                                  total . Lincoln Trail birdied the first hole o f
                                                                                                           but they are also fin e
                                                  sudden death . Dauk and Cox each earne d                  instructor.:. fin e
                                                  c ;0 .000 for the victories .                            administrators far tlx '
                                                    In the second annual \1 omen's Oldsmobil e             game (t of f and !be
                                                  Scramble National Finals . little Turtl e                business of golf [bet' are
                                                  Country Club in 11estenille . Ohio, took top             pro/essiumde.
                                                  honors alter PG 1 Professional Bob \lan n                - Aim 1indcat '
                                                  and the team birdied fi ve straight holes t o            Past P(;_ t Presiden t
                                                  finish with a final-round net i e) and a four-           Captain . '(lb t ,V P(1 Cup
                                                  da' total of I-under-par 23 7 . Mann earne d             thilehes Team
                                                  S 111 .()0(1 for the \iclon .
                                                   The IN omen's Oldsmobile Scrambl e
                                                  benefits ( .oncept :Cure, a non-profi t
                                                  organization created to help in the tigh t                                                 .,,
                                                                                                                             -r..v1 FGA ;?%or .l
                                                                                                                         .    o r,oges :rat Corer
                                                  against breast cancer .                                                    _~v ~. i''?LFLr' S
                                                    PGA pro to pro

                                                                        PGA JUNIOR SERIES BEGINS JUNE 4
                            13y St even .1effress
                                                                            The sixth annual PGA Junior Series is a nationa l
                                                                         schedule of affordable and competitive golf for junior s
                           Playing Togethe r                             age 13 to 17 . Since its debut in 1996, the PGA Junio r
                           Dick Wagley, Hea d                            Series has attracted more than 8,000 junior golfer s
                           Professional, Indian Hil l                    representing 48 states, 12 countries, and six continents ,
                                                                         along with players from Bermuda, the District o f
                           Club, Winnetka, III .                         Columbia, Guam, and the Mariana and Marshall Islands .
                                                                            For further information about the PGA Junior Series ,
                                 It's certainly nothing nee\             call (561) 624-7614 or go to PGALinks .com .
                             \% hen membe rs are g j \en th e          June 4-6                           July 9-1 1
                             opportunity to sign up to pla y           Kearney Hill Golf Links ,          Penn State University -
                             ' ith the head professional o r           Lexington, Ky.                     Blue Course, State College ,
                                                                                                          Pa .
                             one of his or her assistants . Bu t       June 11-1 2
                             Dick Wagley, the head profes-             Elmcrest Country Club, Ceda r
                                                                                                          July 24-2 6
                                                                       Rapids, Iow a
                             sional since 1982 at Indian Hil l                                            Eisenhower Goff Club -
                                                                       June 14-1 5                        Blue Course, Colorad o
                             Club in Winnetka . Ill . . ha s           Lochland Country Club .            Springs . Colo .
                            added another dimension to th e            Hastings . Neb .
                                                                                                         July 30-3 1
                             playing-with-the-sta1i concept .          June 19-20                         Indian Summer Golf &
                                 The twist is that it is not jus t     Alister MacKenzie Course a t      Country Club .
                                                                       Haggin Oaks ,                     Olympia, Wash .
                             himself or his assistants wit h           Sacramento, Calif .
                            whom any of the 325 member s                                                 Aug . 2- 3
                                                                       June 25-27
                                                                       Makena Resort - South             R dgecrest Golf Club .
                            at Indian Hill can play 18 hole s                                            Boise . Idaho
                                                                       Course . Maui, Hawaii
                            of golf. The names of the hea d
                                                                       July 2- 3                         Aug . 7-9
                            caddiemaster and the g ol f                                                  Eagle Crest Resort - Ridg e
                                                                       The Walker Course at Clemso n
                            course superintendent also ar e            University, Clemson, S .C .       Course . Redmond, Ore .
                            on the sign-up sheet, which set s
                            aside time in the mornin g an d
                            afternoon . Tuesday throu g h Sunday. to                new facility in a metropolitan market .
                             give all member an opportunity to find a               To help it stand out from an ever- g rowin g
                            playing time suitable for them .                        crowd of competitors and maintain a loya l
                                 Wagley, who utilizes two sign-u p                  following of golfer . the Platinum Gol f
                            periods - April through July 4 and July 5               Card was introduced this \ear .
                            through September says . without a doubt .                  Director of Golf Gre g Abadi e
                            that more golf lessons are g enerated by hi s           anticipates a g ood response to the card a t
                            staff playing the course with the member -              the Greg Norman-designed course i n
                            ship . But by having the caddiemaste r                  Katy . Texas . located just x■est of Houston .
                            and superintendent on board for thi s                   -We 're a daily-fee operation in a
                            enterprise . another benefit is also realized .         competitive market in a re g ion where
                                 "The bi gg est help is staying in commu-           our patrons indicated an interest in thi s
                            nication with the membership . We're abl e              program ." Abadie says .
                                               to build golf pro g rams a s             The Platinum Golf Card is purchase d
                                               a result ." Wagley says .            in advance by the g olfer for 52 .500 . Th e
                                               "The caddiemaster ca n               card covers g reen fees . cart fees and us e
Tock's the top clubfitte r
                                               discuss the caddiemaste r            of the practice range throughout 2001 .
   Ozaukee Country Club Hea d
Professsional Rich Tock has bee n              pro g ram . and the superin-         For weekend-only golfers who woul d
selected the national PING Clubfitter o f      tendent can discuss g roun d         otherwise he paying the course's S S
the Year. Chosen from more than                issues ." j                          rate . that means 30 rounds of golf woul d
2,200 entries, Tock is currently in hi s                                            more than c0v el- their card cost . Fo r
13th year at the Mequon, Wis . . facility.     Platinum Golf Car d                  weekday players who would be payin g
   "We promote the importance o f
                                               Greg Abadie ,                       the S7U (Wednesday-Thursday) or S6 0
being properly fitted for golf clubs her e
at Ozaukee," says Tock, who wa s               Director of Golf ,                   (\londay-Tuesday) rates . that translates t o
named the Wisconsin PGA Sectio n               Meadowbrook Farm s                  36 to 42 rounds .
Golf Professional of the Year in 1989 .        G .C ., Katy, Texa s                     In addition . \leadowbrook Farms give s
 Our members know they will enjoy th e                                             card holders the opportunity to purchas e
game more if the clubs they are play-             \Ieadowbrook Faun s               golf shop merchandise at 20-percen t
ing with are properly fitted for them ."
                                               Golf Club is a relatively           off. and lets them bring guests to pla y

                                                 PGA MAGAZINE • 10 • \t CF.i n 2001

				
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