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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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Thank you to Minneapolis Golf Club, Dan Simpson, PGA and your entire staff for hosting the Minnesota Golf Champions back to back years! ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to Minneapolis Golf Club, Dan Simpson, PGA and your entire staff for hosting the Minnesota Golf Champions back to back years!

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I am sure Dan did a great job!!

20 hours ago
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🏆 Minnesota Golf Champion - Chris Borgen
Borgen finished 68-69-72–209 (-7) and won the playoff hole against Brock Winter to take the title.

Congratulations to Low Amateur Brock Winter who carded a 72-68-69–209 (-7)!

Thank you Minneapolis Golf Club, Dan Simpson, PGA and staff for hosting!
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🏆 Minnesota Golf Champion - Chris Borgen 
Borgen finished 68-69-72–209 (-7) and won the playoff hole against Brock Winter to take the title.

Congratulations to Low Amateur Brock Winter who carded a 72-68-69–209 (-7)! 

Thank you Minneapolis Golf Club, Dan Simpson, PGA and staff for hosting!Image attachment

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Congrats Chris!

B O R G E N

22 hours ago
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Bill Israelson - 2022 Minnesota Golf Champions - Past Masters Champion 🎉 ... See MoreSee Less

Bill Israelson - 2022 Minnesota Golf Champions - Past Masters Champion 🎉

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Not aging - has an uncanny ability to win while in contention!

Congrats Bill!!

CONGRATS IZZY!

Yay Izzy❣️

#legend 👍🏽

Legend!

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2 days ago
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Chris Borgen continues to lead after the second round of the Minnesota Golf Champions. Borgen finishes 3-under par 69, 7-under overall. Leaderboard: mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga22/event/mnpga2230/contest/5/leaderboard.htm ... See MoreSee Less

Chris Borgen continues to lead after the second round of the Minnesota Golf Champions. Borgen finishes 3-under par 69, 7-under overall. Leaderboard: https://mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga22/event/mnpga2230/contest/5/leaderboard.htm

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B O R G E N!!

3 days ago
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Chris Borgen shoots 4-under par (68) to lead the field after the first round of the 2022 Minnesota Golf Champions at Minneapolis Golf Club. Round 2 Tee Times begin tomorrow at 11 AM. Leaderboard: mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga22/event/mnpga2230/contest/5/leaderboard.htm ... See MoreSee Less

Chris Borgen shoots 4-under par (68) to lead the field after the first round of the 2022 Minnesota Golf Champions at Minneapolis Golf Club. Round 2 Tee Times begin tomorrow at 11 AM. Leaderboard: https://mnpga.bluegolf.com/bluegolf/mnpga22/event/mnpga2230/contest/5/leaderboard.htm

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B O R G E N!!!!

4 days ago
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2022 Minnesota PGA Women’s Match Play Champion - Savannah Smith 🎉 ... See MoreSee Less

2022 Minnesota PGA Women’s Match Play Champion - Savannah Smith 🎉

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That's awesome! Congratulations!

Congrats Savannah Stone!!!!!!!!! 😍😍😍

4 days ago
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2022 Minnesota PGA Match Play Champion - Scott McDonald 🎉 ... See MoreSee Less

2022 Minnesota PGA Match Play Champion - Scott McDonald 🎉

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Congratulations Scott!

Congratulations Scott!

Congrats Scott!!

Congrats Scotty!!

Congrats Scott!

Congrats Scott!

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5 days ago
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2022 Minnesota PGA Senior Match Play Champion - Don Berry 🎉 ... See MoreSee Less

2022 Minnesota PGA Senior Match Play Champion - Don Berry 🎉
7 days ago
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Facility Team Champions - Tim Vernon & Scott Cole
Vernon/Cole took on the new Lehman 18 scoring 67 (-5). Thank you @craguns.legacy.courses for hosting today’s event!
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Facility Team Champions - Tim Vernon & Scott Cole
Vernon/Cole took on the new Lehman 18 scoring 67 (-5). Thank you @craguns.legacy.courses for hosting today’s event!
3 weeks ago
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Congratulations to Jake Wherley for winning the 2022 National Car Rental Minnesota Assistant PGA Championship. Wherley scored 65-70–135 (-9) at Edina Country Club.

Congratulations to Lucas Johnson, Andy Smith, Bennett Smed and Brady Swedberg (not pictured) who qualified for the 2022 National Car Rental Assistant Championship to be held at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida on November 17-20!
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Congratulations to Jake Wherley for winning the 2022 National Car Rental Minnesota Assistant PGA Championship. Wherley scored 65-70–135 (-9) at Edina Country Club.

Congratulations to Lucas Johnson, Andy Smith, Bennett Smed and Brady Swedberg (not pictured) who qualified for the 2022 National Car Rental Assistant Championship to be held at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida on November 17-20!Image attachment

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Congratulations, Jake!

Congratulations Lucas👏

9 UNDER!

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Thank you to Minneapolis Golf Club, Dan Simpson, PGA and your entire staff for hosting the Minnesota Golf Champions back to back years! ...

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Bill Israelson - 2022 Minnesota Golf Champions - Past Masters Champion 🎉 ...

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Chris Borgen continues to lead after the second round of the Minnesota Golf Champions. Borgen finishes 3-under par 69, 7-under overall. Leaderboard: link in bio! ...

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Chris Borgen shoots 4-under par (68) to lead the field after the first round of the 2022 Minnesota Golf Champions at Minneapolis Golf Club. Round 2 Tee Times begin tomorrow at 11 AM. Leaderboard: link in bio! ...

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2022 Minnesota PGA Women’s Match Play Champion - Savannah Smith 🎉 ...

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2022 Minnesota PGA Match Play Champion - Scott McDonald 🎉 ...

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2022 Minnesota PGA Senior Match Play Champion - Don Berry 🎉 ...

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Facility Team Champions - Tim Vernon & Scott Cole
Vernon/Cole took on the new Lehman 18 scoring 67 (-5). Thank you craguns.legacy.courses for hosting today’s event!
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Andy Smith is your 2022 Assistant’s Match Play Champion! Smith won 2&1 against Jake Wherley in the final match at Wayzata Country Club. Thanks for a great match play season Assistants! ...

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Thank you to Head Professional Casey Vangsness, Superintendent Brady Scott and Minnewaska Golf Club for hosting this year’s Minnesota PGA Professional Championship! Final round is underway. Leaderboard link in bio! ...

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Eric Rolland leads the field after the first round of the 2022 Minnesota PGA Professional Championship at Minnewaska Golf Club. Rolland fired a 4-under par 68 followed closely by Jonathan Reigstad (69) and then Scott McDonald, Grant Shafranski and Don Berry at 2-under par 70. Leaderboard: link in bio. ...

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Thank you for hosting Stillwater Country Club & Brent Heit, PGA & Superintendent Marlin Murphy! Final Round of the 2022 Minnesota Senior PGA Professional Championship starts at 7:40 AM! ...

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Jeff Kringen leads after Round 1 of the 2022 Minnesota Senior PGA Professional Championship by shooting 4-under par 68. Tee times begin tomorrow at 7:40 AM! Leaderboard: link in bio! ...

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Defending Champ Betsy Kelly leads the field at 68 (-4) after the first round of the 2022 Minnesota Women’s State Open presented by yamahagu at rushcreekgolfclub Leaderboard: link in bio! ...

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Round 1 of 22nd Minnesota Women’s Open is underway! A record 90 players are competing for this year’s Championship. Follow today’s action! (link in bio) ...

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Borgen Goes the Distance, Defeats Winter in Playoff to Win Minnesota Golf Champions

October 03, 2022

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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A Steady Borgen Extends Lead at Minnesota Golf Champions 1

A Steady Borgen Extends Lead at Minnesota Golf Champions

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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A 68 Puts Borgen In Front Early at Minnesota Golf Champions 1

A 68 Puts Borgen In Front Early at Minnesota Golf Champions

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 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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