Iowa Cup: Iowa PGA defeats the Iowa Golf Association
The winning IPGA team
AKENY, IA (April 27, 2017) - The Iowa PGA Section retained the Iowa Cup, played at Ankeny’s Otter Creek Golf Course, 20-10 over the team of amateurs from the Iowa Golf Association. This year marked the 50th playing between the two sides.
During the morning Four-Ball matches, Team IGA collected wins and a full point from Garret Jensen/Ty Stewart and from Ron Peterson/Tom Schill. Three other teams were able to halve their match and gain additional .5 points for the amateur side. Heading into the afternoon singles matches the IPGA led 6.5 – 3.5.
As Team IGA looked to make a comeback, afternoon singles matches went the way of the IPGA, winning a total of 13.5 points out of 20. Winning afternoon matches for Team IGA were J.D. Anderson, Jon Brown, Ty Stewart, Garret Jensen and Scott Hart. Three others were able to halve their singles match.
Play was cancelled for Friday due to cold and rainy forecasts for Friday morning. Four-Ball and singles matches were contested on Thursday.
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ABOUT THE Iowa Cup Matches
Team matches between the amateur team of the
Iowa Golf Association (IGA) and the professional
team of the Iowa PGA Section.
Iowa Cup Match Format:
Round 1 – Four-Ball Matches – 18 Holes, 1 point per
Round 2 – Foursome Matches (Alternate Shot) – 18
Holes, 1 point per match
Round 3 – Singles Matches – 18 Holes, 1 point per
TOTAL POINTS – Round 1 = 10 + Round 2 = 10 +
Round 3 = 20 = 40 Total Points
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