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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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Round 2 of the Inaugural Twin Cities Open presented by Yamaha Golf & Utility will begin today at 8:00 AM at Tanners Brook GC 🔗 Link for live scoring: mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga21/event/mnpga2170/contest/5/leaderboard.htm ... See MoreSee Less

Round 2 of the Inaugural Twin Cities Open presented by Yamaha Golf & Utility will begin today at 8:00 AM at Tanners Brook GC 🔗 Link for live scoring: https://mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga21/event/mnpga2170/contest/5/leaderboard.htm
16 hours ago
Minnesota PGA

Jack Hiemenz leads the field, scoring -3 under par (68) after Round 1 at Tanners Brook GC. Check back tomorrow for the second day of the Inaugural Twin Cities Open presented by Yamaha Golf & Utility! ... See MoreSee Less

Jack Hiemenz leads the field, scoring -3 under par (68) after Round 1 at Tanners Brook GC. Check back tomorrow for the second day of the Inaugural Twin Cities Open presented by Yamaha Golf & Utility!
1 day ago
Minnesota PGA

Day 1 of the Inaugural Twin Cities Open presented by Yamaha Golf & Utility. Follow live scoring beginning at Noon: mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga21/event/mnpga2170/contest/5/leaderboard.htm ... See MoreSee Less

Day 1 of the Inaugural Twin Cities Open presented by Yamaha Golf & Utility. Follow live scoring beginning at Noon: https://mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga21/event/mnpga2170/contest/5/leaderboard.htm
2 days ago
Minnesota PGA

On today's episode of Club Pro Chatter, Greg Snow and Scott McDonald speak with 2021 PGA Championship Qualifier Derek Holmes! The team discuss Derek's qualifying run, Scott's apologies, Luther Pro Series #1 and upcoming Minnesota PGA Section events.
Stream on Apple Podcast, Spotify, SoundCloud, or watch the video on YouTube & Facebook!
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2 days ago
Minnesota PGA

A special thank you to our presenting partner - Yamaha Golf & Utility for the 2021 Inaugural Twin Cities Open on May 11 & 12 at Tanners Brook GC. ... See MoreSee Less

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We appreciate our Partners! Thanks so much for your support of our Section, our Twin Cities Open, our charities and our PGA Professionals!

6 days ago
Minnesota PGA

PLAYERS OF THE YEAR #2 #PlayerThursdays

#2 Lori Money Highlights:
- 2015 & 2019, Minnesota Section Women's Player of the Year
- Low Woman Professional, 2019 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
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PLAYERS OF THE YEAR #2 #PlayerThursdays

#2 Lori Money Highlights: 
- 2015 & 2019, Minnesota Section Womens Player of the Year
- Low Woman Professional, 2019 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship

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Congratulations Lori.

1 week ago
Minnesota PGA

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the Spring Meeting yesterday as well as those who played in the Luther Pro Series #1. Congratulations to Austin Meissner and Adam Erickson who won the event with a score of 5 under par (67).

Special thank you to our partners for the event - Luther Auto, Golf Pro Payments & Hole-in-One USA. Thank you Olympic Hills GC for hosting and for your hospitality!
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2 weeks ago
Minnesota PGA

Next we're highlighting the Top 3 Women Players from 2014 - 2020! #PlayerThursdays

#3 Kristi Meyer Highlights:
- 2016, Minnesota Section Women's Player of the Year
- Low Woman Professional, 2020 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Top Ten, 2016 Minnesota Women's State Open
- Top Five, 2016 & 2019 Women's Tapemark PGA Pro-Am
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Next were highlighting the Top 3 Women Players from 2014 - 2020! #PlayerThursdays

#3 Kristi Meyer Highlights: 
- 2016, Minnesota Section Womens Player of the Year
- Low Woman Professional, 2020 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Top Ten, 2016 Minnesota Womens State Open
- Top Five, 2016 & 2019 Womens Tapemark PGA Pro-Am

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That a girl Kristi Meyer

2 weeks ago
Minnesota PGA

Congratulations to Minnesota PGA Professional Derek Holmes for qualifying for the 2021 PGA Championship! Holmes closed his round today with a long putt for par and finished T8 for the PGA Professional Championship. Now onto The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island on May 20-23! We'll be cheering for you Derek! Full scoring: public.pgascore.net/leaderboards/lobby.cfm ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Minnesota PGA Professional Derek Holmes for qualifying for the 2021 PGA Championship! Holmes closed his round today with a long putt for par and finished T8 for the PGA Professional Championship. Now onto The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island on May 20-23! Well be cheering for you Derek! Full scoring: https://public.pgascore.net/leaderboards/lobby.cfm

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Congratulations! Will be watching you best of luck!

Congratulations Derek!

Congratulations Derek!

So awesome! Minnesota Proud! Congratulations!

Great playing Derek!

Great job!

Congratulations!! Great opportunity next month...wishing you well.

Congrats! That’s so awesome!!!!!!! 👍🏼👊🏽👏🏼

"Golf is hard", famous Derek Holmes quote. He lied. Congrats Derek

Way to go Derek!

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Awesome!!!

Way to go derek!

Congrats Derek!!!

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Round 2 of the Inaugural Twin Cities Open presented by Yamaha Golf & Utility will begin today at 8:00 AM at @tannersbrook 🔗 Link in bio for live scoring! ...

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Jack Hiemenz leads the field, scoring -3 under par (68) after Round 1 at Tanners Brook GC. Check back tomorrow for the second day of the Inaugural Twin Cities Open presented by Yamaha Golf & Utility! ...

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Day 1 of the Inaugural Twin Cities Open presented by Yamaha Golf & Utility. Follow live scoring beginning at Noon, 🔗 in bio. @tannersbrook ...

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Club Pro Chatter - Season 4 | Episode 3

On today's episode of Club Pro Chatter, Greg Snow and Scott McDonald speak with 2021 PGA Championship Qualifier Derek Holmes! The team discuss Derek's qualifying run, Scott's apologies, Luther Pro Series #1 and upcoming Minnesota PGA Section events.

Stream on Apple Podcast, Spotify, SoundCloud, or watch the video on YouTube & Facebook! LINK IN BIO!
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Inaugural Twin Cities Open. A special thank you to our presenting partner - Yamaha Golf & Utility for the 2021 Inaugural Twin Cities Open on May 11 & 12 at Tanners Brook GC. ...

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PLAYERS OF THE YEAR #2 #PlayerThursdays

#2 Lori Money Highlights:
- 2015 & 2019, Minnesota Section Women's Player of the Year
- Low Woman Professional, 2019 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
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Chatting with 2021 #PGAChampionship Qualifier Derek Holmes! @mr.3_wiggles. ...

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Next we're highlighting the Top 3 Women Players from 2014 - 2020! #PlayerThursdays

#3 Kristi Meyer Highlights:
- 2016, Minnesota Section Women's Player of the Year
- Low Woman Professional, 2020 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Top Ten, 2016 Minnesota Women's State Open
- Top Five, 2016 & 2019 Women's Tapemark PGA Pro-Am
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Congratulations to Minnesota PGA Professional Derek Holmes for qualifying for the 2021 PGA Championship! Holmes closed his round today with a long putt for par and finished T8 for the PGA Professional Championship. Now onto The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island on May 20-23! We'll be cheering for you Derek! Full scoring (Link in Bio). ...

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Minnesota PGA Professional Derek Holmes is onto the final round of the PGA Professional Championship. Holmes currently stands at 1-under par and T14 for the Championship. The top 20 after the final round tomorrow will advance to the 2021 PGA Championship at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort on May 20-23. We'll be cheering you on tomorrow, Derek! Full scoring (Link in Bio).

Round 4 Tee Times (EST):
Derek Holmes - 11:49 a.m.
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Good luck to the eight Minnesota Section Professionals who are competing in this week’s PGA Professional Championship at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, FL! First round tee times begin today at 7:30 a.m. EST. Follow live scoring (Link in Bio)

Round 1 Tee Times (EST):
Jeff Sorenson – 7:52 a.m. (not pictured)
Eric Rolland – 8:14 a.m.
Brent Snyder – 8:58 a.m.
Dale Jones – 9:09 a.m.
Kris Kroetsch – 9:42 a.m.
Bill Israelson – 9:42 a.m.
Derek Holmes – 12:57 p.m.
Luke Benoit – 1:41 p.m.
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PLAYERS OF THE DECADE #1
#PlayerThursdays

#1 Don Berry
2011 - 2020 Highlights:
- Minnesota PGA Player of the Year, 2011, 2014, 2015 & 2019
- Champion, 2011, 2012, 2015 & 2019 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Runner-Up, 2016 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Top Five, 2014 & 2017 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Top Ten, 2013, 2018 & 2020 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Top Ten, 2014, 2015 & 2016 Minnesota State Open
- Runner-Up, 2012-2016 & 2019 Minnesota PGA Match Play Championship
- Runner-Up, 2015 & 2019 Minnesota Golf Champions
- Top Five, 2011, 2014 & 2016 Minnesota Golf Champions
- Top Ten, 2013 Minnesota Golf Champions
- Champion, 2014 Tapemark Minnesota PGA Pro-Am
- Runner-Up, 2011, 2018 & 2019 Tapemark Minnesota PGA Pro-Am
- Top Five, 2013, 2015 & 2017 Tapemark Minnesota PGA Pro-Am
- Top Ten, 2020 Tapemark Minnesota PGA Pro-Am
- Participant, 2011-2013, 2015-2019 PGA Professional Championship
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#MajorMondays The season’s final major championship, the Minnesota Golf Champions, will be hosted at Minneapolis Golf Club on October 1-3!

Minneapolis GC has hosted this event 40-times since the event’s inception in 1975, most recently being in 2016. The club also has a rich history in hosting other professional and amateur events including the Minnesota State Open (6-times), Minnesota PGA Professional Championship (1971), MGA Amateur Championship (5-times), PGA Championship (1959) and US Amateur Championship (1950).

We are excited to return to Minneapolis Golf Club and are looking forward to a great few days of competition!

To learn more about Minneapolis Golf Club, please visit: www.minneapolisgolfclub.com
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PLAYERS OF THE DECADE #2
#PlayerThursdays

#2 Jeff Sorenson
2011 - 2020 Highlights:
- Minnesota PGA Player of the Year 2012, 2016 & 2018
- Runner-Up, 2018 & 2019 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Top Five, 2015, 2016 & 2020 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Top Ten, 2012, 2013 & 2017 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Top Five, 2015 & 2020 Minnesota State Open
- Top Ten, 2012, 2013, 2016 & 2019 Minnesota State Open
- Champion, 2011 & 2016 Minnesota PGA Match Play Championship
- Semi-Finalist, 2012, 2015 & 2018 Minnesota PGA Match Play Championship
- Top Five, 2012 & 2018 Minnesota Golf Champions
- Top Ten, 2013, 2014, 2016 & 2017 Minnesota Golf Champions
- Runner-Up, 2015 & 2017 Tapemark Minnesota PGA Pro-Am
- Top Five, 2011, 2018, 2019 & 2020 Tapemark Minnesota PGA Pro-Am
- Top Five, 2013 PGA Professional Championship
- Top Ten, 2011 PGA Professional Championship
- Participant, 2012, 2014, 2016-2019 PGA Professional Championship
- Participant, 2011 & 2013 PGA Championship
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#MajorMondays Windsong Farm Golf Club is the site for this year’s National Car Rental Minnesota PGA Assistant Professional Championship on Monday, August 30!

The championship will be returning to Windsong Farm GC for the second time, having previously hosted in 2011. The club has also held many local professional and amateur events including the 2004 & 2018 Minnesota PGA Match Play Championship, 2008 MGA Amateur Championship and the annual Gopher Invitational since 2013. Finally, the club is hosting the national 117th Trans-Mississippi Amateur Championship on July 6-9, 2021.

We look forward to working with Windsong Farm Golf Club and are excited for a great day of competition!

To learn more about Windsong Farm Golf Club, please visit: wsfarm.com
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🚨 NEWS FROM THE BUNKER 🚨 check out this message from our COO - Jon!. ...

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PLAYERS OF THE DECADE #3
#PlayerThursdays

#3 Brent Snyder
2011 - 2020 Highlights:
- Minnesota PGA Player of the Year, 2013, 2017 & 2020
- Champion, 2013 & 2017 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Runner-Up, 2012, 2015 & 2020 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Top Five, 2016, 2018 & 2019 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Top Ten, 2011 & 2014 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship
- Top Five, 2019 & 2020 Minnesota State Open
- Top Ten, 2017 Minnesota State Open
- Champion, 2013, 2017 & 2020 Minnesota PGA Match Play Championship
- Semi-Finalist, 2011, 2014, 2015 & 2019 Minnesota PGA Match Play Championship
- Top Five, 2016, 2019 & 2020 Minnesota Golf Champions
- Top Ten, 2017 & 2018 Minnesota Golf Champions
- Top Five, 2018 & 2019 Tapemark Minnesota PGA Pro-Am
- Top Ten, 2012, 2016 & 2017 Tapemark Minnesota PGA Pro-Am
- Participant, 2011, 2013-2019 PGA Professional Championship
- Participant, 2015 PGA Championship
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