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About the Minnesota PGA

Growing the Game With Over 600 Members

The mission of the Minnesota PGA is to promote the enjoyment and involvement in the game of golf and to contribute to its growth by providing services to golf professionals and the golf industry. The Minnesota PGA will accomplish this mission by enhancing the skills of its professionals and the opportunities for amateurs, employers, manufacturers, employees and the public. The Minnesota PGA geographic region includes the entire states of Minnesota and North Dakota; South Dakota (less areas surrounding cities of Rapid City, Vermillion, and Yankton); and a portion of Western Wisconsin that includes St. Croix County and Superior, Wisconsin.

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2022 Minnesota PGA Awards Banquet - Congratulations to all the award winners and thank you to everyone who was able to join us last night to celebrate! ... See MoreSee Less

2022 Minnesota PGA Awards Banquet - Congratulations to all the award winners and thank you to everyone who was able to join us last night to celebrate!Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

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Names would be nice Congratulations to all

1 week ago
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We're seeking Tournament Operations Interns and Junior Golf On-Site Administrators for 2023! Check out these opportunities here: www.minnesotapga.com/internship-opportunities/ ... See MoreSee Less

Were seeking Tournament Operations Interns and Junior Golf On-Site Administrators for 2023! Check out these opportunities here: https://www.minnesotapga.com/internship-opportunities/
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Congratulations to our 2022 Minnesota PGA Award Winners! ... See MoreSee Less

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A very strong group of Award winners; congrats to all.

Many congrats to the winners! You all are very deserving!

Congratulations to all the winners! Well deserved Fess!!

Congratulations to all! Very deserving group.

Awesome and congrats to the award winners

Congratulations to Kent Blaschko!

Congratulations to all!

Congrats Matt Paulius

Congrats to all

Congrats all. 👍🏽

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3 weeks ago
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Smith and Smed will continue on to the Final Round of the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship - play well! Leaderboard: 22asst.golfgenius.com/pages/8754913578370218081 ... See MoreSee Less

Smith and Smed will continue on to the Final Round of the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship - play well! Leaderboard: https://22asst.golfgenius.com/pages/8754913578370218081Image attachment
3 weeks ago
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Andy Smith and Bennett Smed have made the 36-hole cut at the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship! Smith tees off at 7:30 AM and Smed tees off at 7:40! Leaderboard: 22asst.golfgenius.com/pages/8754913578370218081 ... See MoreSee Less

Andy Smith and Bennett Smed have made the 36-hole cut at the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship! Smith tees off at 7:30 AM and Smed tees off at 7:40! Leaderboard: https://22asst.golfgenius.com/pages/8754913578370218081Image attachment
3 weeks ago
Minnesota PGA

The 46th National Car Rental Assistant Professional Championship begins today at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie Florida. There are four individuals representing the Minnesota Section! Tee times for Round 1 and Round 2 are listed below. Play well!

Lucas Johnson – R1: 12:40 PM, R2: 8:20 AM
Andy Smith – R1: 8:50 AM, R2: 1:10 PM
Bennett Smed – R1: 8:10 AM, R2: 12:30 PM
Blake Lentner – R1: 12:00 PM, R2: 7:40 AM

Leaderboard: 22asst.golfgenius.com/pages/8754913578370218081
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The 46th National Car Rental Assistant Professional Championship begins today at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie Florida. There are four individuals representing the Minnesota Section! Tee times for Round 1 and Round 2 are listed below. Play well!

Lucas Johnson – R1: 12:40 PM, R2: 8:20 AM
Andy Smith – R1: 8:50 AM, R2: 1:10 PM
Bennett Smed – R1: 8:10 AM, R2: 12:30 PM
Blake Lentner – R1: 12:00 PM, R2: 7:40 AM

Leaderboard: https://22asst.golfgenius.com/pages/8754913578370218081

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You brought this cold weather down with you?

Play well guys!

Good luck boys!!

3 weeks ago
Minnesota PGA

On this episode of Club Pro Chatter, the team interviews the 2022 Minnesota PGA Player of the Year, Eric Rolland and discuss the PGA annual meetings. ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago
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Thank you to the brave men and women who have served our country. We salute you this #VeteransDay.
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1 month ago
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2022 Minnesota PGA Senior Player of the Year - DON BERRY ... See MoreSee Less

2022 Minnesota PGA Senior Player of the Year - DON BERRY

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Congrats Donny!

Congratulations Don!

Congrats DB!!

Nice. Way to go DB!!

Congrats Don!

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1 month ago
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2022 Minnesota PGA Women's Player of the Year - SAVANNAH SMITH ... See MoreSee Less

2022 Minnesota PGA Womens Player of the Year - SAVANNAH SMITH

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Congratulations!!!

Congrats Savannah way to go!!!

So proud of you!!!!

Congratulations!

Congratulations!!!

Way to go, Savannah! ❤️

Congrats Savannah!

Congrats!

Awesome!

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We're seeking Tournament Operations Interns and Junior Golf On-Site Administrators for 2023! Check out these opportunities at the link in bio! ...

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Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families! ...

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The 46th National Car Rental Assistant Professional Championship begins today at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie Florida. There are four individuals representing the Minnesota Section! Tee times for Round 1 and Round 2 are listed below. Play well!

Lucas Johnson – R1: 12:40 PM, R2: 8:20 AM
Andy Smith – R1: 8:50 AM, R2: 1:10 PM
Bennett Smed – R1: 8:10 AM, R2: 12:30 PM
Blake Lentner – R1: 12:00 PM, R2: 7:40 AM

Leaderboard: link in bio!
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2022 Minnesota PGA Senior Player of the Year - DON BERRY ...

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2022 Minnesota PGA Women's Player of the Year - SAVANNAH SMITH ...

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2022 Minnesota PGA Assistants' Player of the Year - ANDY SMITH ...

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Derek Stendahl has qualified for the 2023 seniorpgachamp !! Congratulations Derek! ...

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THANK YOU for an incredible 2022 season! Special thank you to Nick Hunter, Jeff Lawler, Jim Manthis, Jim Deutsch, Alan Cull, Nick Humaran, Christian Lerch & Megan Welch for all your work this season. Thank you to all our tournament participants, junior golfers, partners, host facilities and members. We are proud to serve you. - Minnesota PGA Section Staff ...

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The 2022 Senior PGA Professional Championship begins today at Twin Warriors (TW) & Santa Ana (SA) Golf Clubs in Santa Ana Pueblo, NM and there are seven individuals representing the Minnesota PGA Section. The tee times for Round 1 & Round 2 are listed below. Leaderboard link in bio. Play well gentlemen!

Jeff Kringen – Round 1: SA 1:35 PM, Round 2: TW 9:20 AM
Derek Stendahl - Round 1: TW 12:15 PM, Round 2: SA 8:00 AM
Dean Zahn – Round 1: TW 12:35 PM, Round 2: SA 8:20 AM
Thomas Vizina – Round 1: TW 1:25 PM, Round 2: SA 9:10 AM
Bill Israelson – Round 1: TW 12:55 PM, Round 2: SA 8:40 AM
Don Berry – Round 1: SA 1:15 PM, Round 2: TW 9:00 AM
Eric Chiles – Round 1: SA 8:30 AM, Round 2: TW 12:45 PM
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2022 Minnesota PGA Four-Ball Match Play Champions - Matt Rachey & Thomas Campbell ...

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The final match of the 2022 Minnesota PGA Four-Ball Match Play Championship is underway the_minikahda_club ⛳️ Follow live scoring at minnesotapga.com ...

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Congratulations to our Fall Scramble Champions Bob Miller, Greg Jamieson and Matt Vandelac who carded 17-under par, 55. Thank you to burloaksgolfclub for hosting and to all the players who played today and this season! ...

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By Nick Hunter  ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. – While he’s collected more than 35 victories at Minnesota PGA section events over the past 16 seasons,

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October 02, 2022

By Nick Hunter ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. – Cruising to a bogey-free 3-under 69 Saturday at Minneapolis Golf Club, professional Chris Borgen extended his

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October 02, 2022

By Nick Hunter ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. – Despite a double-bogey on his scorecard Friday, professional Chris Borgen’s 4-under 68 paced the field to

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The Minnesota Section PGA has various opportunities to attend seminars and educations online throughout the year for MSR credit.




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PGA Junior Golf 'Sota Series

The mission of the Minnesota PGA Junior Golf 'Sota Series is to provide playing opportunities for the advanced, intermediate and beginning golfer ages 8-19.



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