MINNESOTA PGA LOSES A LEGEND
PGA Professional, Mike Zinni from Mankato GC, passed away on July 29th after suffering from a strange virus that attacked his lungs. A celebration of Mike's life will be held at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Mankato Golf Club. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service on Wednesday.
PETERSON WINS MINNESOTA STATE OPEN
Amateur Trent Peterson of Valleywood GC made par on the first play-off hole to win his first Minnersota State Open title at Bunker Hills Golf Club in Coon Rapids, MN over Justin Smith of University GC. Both Peterson and Smith finished the 54-hole event at 8-under par 208, one shot ahead of Donald Constable of Spring Hill GC. Finishing fourth was Jon Trasamar of Windsong Farm GC, who finished the event at 6-under par 210 after posting the low final round with a 4-under par 68. Final Results
The 2014 Minnesota State Open took place July 25-27 and was presented by Treasure Island Resort & Casino and supported by Sterling Cut Glass and Aspire Beverages. Special thanks to Bunker Hills Golf Club and PGA Professional Tim Anderson for hosting this year's event.
PGA GOLF DAY
Special thanks to PGA Members CJ Meyer of the Minikahda Club and Jay Meyerhoff of Rush Creek GC for playing 100 holes of golf July 21st at Edina Country Club benefitting the Section Foundation and Special Olympics Minnesota. The two raise over $3000 for their efforts! PGA Golf DAY
The team consisting of PGA professional Kathy Swanson and junior partners Matt Swanson, Jade Newman and Ben Frazinni won a chip-off over the team of Erik Toftner (PGA professional), Logan Toftner, Parker Reddig and Lee Froelich to win the Minnesota PGA Pro-Junior Championship at Pebble Creek GC. Finishing in third place was the team of Bill Israelson, Emily Israelson, Andrew Israelson and Dakota Waverek. Final Results
MINNESOTA PGA GOLF CARD
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For information on the 2014 Minnesota PGA Golf Card please contact Tim Jochim at (612) 518-8685, or to email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit Minnesota PGA Golf Card.