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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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Minnesota PGA

Professionals End MGA's Streak at Cup Matches | 2022 PGA/MGA Cup Matches Recap

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Professionals End MGAs Streak at Cup Matches | 2022 PGA/MGA Cup Matches Recap

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TEAM PGA WINS 🎉 Team PGA rallies to win the Cup Matches 27.5 to 12.5 against the MGA @mngolfassn ! Thank you @stoneridgegc for hosting! ... See MoreSee Less

TEAM PGA WINS 🎉 Team PGA rallies to win the Cup Matches 27.5 to 12.5 against the MGA @mngolfassn ! Thank you @stoneridgegc for hosting!Image attachmentImage attachment

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Well done team!

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2 days ago
Minnesota PGA

Check out the latest episode of Club Pro Chatter where the team interviews the 2021 Minnesota PGA Player of the Year, Jeff Sorenson!
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6 days ago
Minnesota PGA

Registration for the 2022 Minnesota State Open closes in two weeks! If you are interested in qualifying or are exempt into the Championship, please register by June 2 at NOON to secure your spot. mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga22/schedule/index.htm?display=champ

The 2022 Minnesota State Open will be held at Bunker Hills Golf Club on July 5-7! The Minnesota State Open is presented by Yamaha Golf and Utility and supported by Twin Cities Orthopedics , PRESS Premium Alcohol Seltzer and Sterling Cut Glass.
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Registration for the 2022 Minnesota State Open closes in two weeks! If you are interested in qualifying or are exempt into the Championship, please register by June 2 at NOON to secure your spot. https://mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga22/schedule/index.htm?display=champ

The 2022 Minnesota State Open will be held at Bunker Hills Golf Club on July 5-7! The Minnesota State Open is presented by Yamaha Golf and Utility and supported by Twin Cities Orthopedics , PRESS Premium Alcohol Seltzer  and Sterling Cut Glass.
6 days ago
Minnesota PGA

2022 Twin Cities Open Photos by Jeffrey M. Lawler www.flickr.com/photos/195112410@N06/albums ... See MoreSee Less

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Minnesota PGA

Final Round Recap - 2022 Twin Cities Open
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Final Round Recap - 2022 Twin Cities Open
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7 days ago
Minnesota PGA

2022 Twin Cities Open Champion - Andy Smith

Smith fires a two round total, 7-under-par (137) at Rush Creek Golf Club .

Thank you to our presenting partner Yamaha Golf & Utility and Rush Creek Golf Club for hosting!

Leaderboard: mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga22/event/mnpga2237/contest/1/leaderboard.htm
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2022 Twin Cities Open Champion - Andy Smith

Smith fires a two round total, 7-under-par (137) at Rush Creek Golf Club . 

Thank you to our presenting partner Yamaha Golf & Utility and Rush Creek Golf Club for hosting! 

Leaderboard: https://mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga22/event/mnpga2237/contest/1/leaderboard.htm

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Another trophy in the trophy case! Great play Andy

Congratulations Andy. Good to see you doing well.

Great job Andy!!!!

Congratulations. Great playing Andy.

Way to go Andy!!!!!

Congratulations, Andy!!

Good playing Andy congrats!

Congrats, Andy!

Yes!!!! Congratulations!!!

Excellent!!

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1 week ago
Minnesota PGA

Tee times begin at 7 AM for the final round of the Twin Cities Open presented by Yamaha Golf & Utility at Rush Creek Golf Club - Leaderboard: mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga22/event/mnpga2237/contest/1/leaderboard.htm ... See MoreSee Less

Tee times begin at 7 AM for the final round of the Twin Cities Open presented by Yamaha Golf & Utility at Rush Creek Golf Club - Leaderboard: https://mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga22/event/mnpga2237/contest/1/leaderboard.htm
1 week ago
Minnesota PGA

Round 1 Recap - 2022 Twin Cities Open
www.minnesotapga.com/news/a-strong-back-nine-puts-hazeltines-smith-in-front-at-twin-cities-open/
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Round 1 Recap - 2022 Twin Cities Open
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1 week ago
Minnesota PGA

Andy Smith cards 6 birdies and an eagle to post 67 (-5) after the first round of the Twin Cities Open presented by Yamaha Golf and Utility.

Round 2 Pairings are live. Leaderboard: mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga22/event/mnpga2237/contest/1/leaderboard.htm
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Andy Smith cards 6 birdies and an eagle to post 67 (-5) after the first round of the Twin Cities Open presented by Yamaha Golf and Utility.

Round 2 Pairings are live. Leaderboard: https://mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga22/event/mnpga2237/contest/1/leaderboard.htm
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Registration for the 2022 Minnesota State Open closes in two weeks! If you are interested in qualifying or are exempt into the Championship, please register by June 2 at NOON to secure your spot. Link in bio!

The 2022 Minnesota State Open will be held at Bunker Hills Golf Club on July 5-7! The Minnesota State Open is presented by Yamaha Golf and Utility and supported by Twin Cities Orthopedics , PRESS Premium Alcohol Seltzer and Sterling Cut Glass.
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2022 Twin Cities Open Champion - Andy Smith

Smith fires a two round total, 7-under-par (137) at Rush Creek Golf Club .

Thank you to our presenting partner Yamaha Golf & Utility and Rush Creek Golf Club for hosting!

Leaderboard: link in bio!
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Tee times begin at 7 AM for the final round of the Twin Cities Open presented by yamahagu at rushcreekgolfclub - Leaderboard 🔗 in bio! ...

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Andy Smith cards 6 birdies and an eagle to post 67 (-5) after the first round of the Twin Cities Open presented by yamahagu.

Round 2 Pairings are live. Leaderboard link in bio!
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Congratulations to Craig Brischke and Kyle Scanlon for winning today’s lutherautogroup Pro-Series #1 Event today olympichills with a score of 63 (-9).

Thank you to all our event partners pressseltzer, lutherautogroup, holeinoneusa, Golf Pro Payments, pgatour and season long Hole-In-One partner acegolf_smartpin!
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Come see us near Section 113 at tonight’s minnesotawild game! ...

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#MajorMondays Rush Creek Golf Club will host the 2022 Minnesota Women's State Open on August 9 & 10!

Rush Creek GC has a long history in hosting national and local Championships, including events for the LPGA Tour, USGA, Minnesota Golf Association and Minnesota PGA. The club will also be serving as the host site of the 2022 Twin Cities Open and 2024 Minnesota State Open.

We thank Rush Creek Golf Club's staff and leadership for hosting this year's Minnesota Women's Open, and we look forward to a great event!

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#MNAwardWinnerWednesday 2021 Minnesota PGA Professional of the Year - Peter Kurvers
Peter spoke live at our Awards Banquet yet you can tune in to a video from bloomington_mn on YouTube! Link in bio!
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#MajorMondays The Wilderness at Fortune Bay is set to host this year's Minnesota PGA Professional Championship on August 29 and 30! The facility has previously hosted this event twice (2005, 2010) and was rated as the 69th best public course to play in the country by Golf Digest in 2021.

We thank the club and its leadership for hosting and we look forward to a great event! golfthewilderness
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Good luck to our Minnesota Section PGA Professionals playing in the PGA Professional Championship on April 17-20, 2022 at the Fazino Foothills and Coore Crenshaw Cliffside Courses in Austin, Texas. Tee times are as follows:
Derek Stendahl - 1:25 PM (CCC) | 8:10 AM (FF)
Thomas Campbell - 1:15 PM (FF) | 8:00 AM (CCC)
Eric Rolland - 2:45 PM (CCC) | 9:30 AM (FF)
Brent Snyder - 1:25 PM (FF) | 8:10 AM (CCC)
Jeff Sorenson - 1:45 PM (FF) | 8:30 AM (CCC)
Grant Shafranski - 2:05 PM (FF) | 8:50 AM (CCC)
Derek Holmes - 7:40 AM (CCC) | 12:55 PM (FF)
Jesse Nelson - 7:40 AM (FF) | 12:55 PM (CCC)
Eric Chiles - 9:10 AM (FF) | 2:25 PM (CCC)

*FF = Fazio Foothills *CCC = Coore Crenshaw Cliffside Courses

Play well! Leaderboard link in bio.
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#MNAwardWinnerWednesday 2021 Minnesota PGA Assistant Professional of the Year - Thad Bloberger ...

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#MNAwardWinnerWednesday 2021 Minnesota PGA Steve Weidner Award Winner - Hollis Cavner ...

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#MNAwardWinnerWednesday 2021 Minnesota PGA Patriot Award Winner - Ross Leary ...

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#MajorMondays Stillwater Country Club will serve as the host for this year's Minnesota Senior PGA Professional Championship on August 15 & 16!

Established in 1924, the club's original nine-hole layout was designed by Tom Vardon, younger brother to golf legend Harry Vardon. Through the years, Stillwater CC has hosted many local Championships, including the MN Senior PGA Professional Championship in 1997. Most recently, the club has hosted the PGA/MGA Cup Matches (2017), MN PGA Assistants' Championship (2019) and MGA Women's Amateur (2020).

We thank the club's leadership and membership for hosting this year's Championship and we look forward to a great event!

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#MNAwardWinnerWednesday 2021 Minnesota PGA Player Development Award Winner - Brent Snyder ...

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May 24, 2022

By Nick Hunter STILLWATER, Minn. – Falling to the amateurs from the Minnesota Golf Association at seven consecutive MGA/PGA Cup Matches, the

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Smith Rallies Late to Claim Twin Cities Open 1

Smith Rallies Late to Claim Twin Cities Open

May 18, 2022

By Nick Hunter MAPLE GROVE, Minn. – A pair of birdies on the final two holes of his round Wednesday lifted professional Andy Smith to a one-stroke

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A Strong Back Nine Puts Hazeltine’s Smith in Front at Twin Cities Open 1

A Strong Back Nine Puts Hazeltine’s Smith in Front at Twin Cities Open

May 17, 2022

By Nick Hunter MAPLE GROVE, Minn. – Not long after a frustrated Andy Smith walked off the golf course at an event Monday, his mindset quickly

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