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Team Challenge

2023 SOPGA Team Challenge

presented by Holden Golf Sales

2023 marks the start of a redesigned Team Challenge to bring together PGA Professionals and Associates across the Section!

  • Team captains are based on the 2022 POY standings.
  • Teams consist of eight players.
  • Twelve tournaments are designated as Team Challenge events.
  • Team scores will based on the total number of birdies made by each player. 
  • Each event will have a Team Challenge purse.  Team members playing in that event will split any earnings for that event equally.  For the season long purse, players must play in 50% of the events played to be eligible to receive any earnings.

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Meet The Teams!

Bob Sowards

Chad Ammer

Tom Bach

Jon McDonald

Dan Gage

Ben Bastel

Cory George

Mike Stills

Sam Arnold

Brian Jones

Jon Balyeat

Ben Kern

David Allan

Devon Holden

Justin Van Heukelom

Barry Hinckley

Ricky Denny

Taylor Holt

Ian Prats

Kyler Booher

Reed Black

Wyatt Wilson

Steve Klick

David Hartke

Jeff Olson

Chris Black

Drew Muhich

Mike Auterson

Darrin Grove

Krissy Austin

Jerome Porter

Paul Hollenbaugh

Mike Thomas

Brad Loomis

Taylor Suggs

Ashley Thomas

Larry King

Tommy Hilliard

Mike Deiters

Chad Gilligan

Chase Wilson

Chris Muse

Michael Mayhugh

Jeff McEldowney

Melissa Yeazell

Lloyd Faulkner

Christian Hayden

Ryan Coll

Danny Sorgini

Craig Goldsberry

Max Helgreen

Pat Bernot

Ben Chandler

Joe Falardeau

Ryan Jacocks

Rodney Royster

Joe Moore

Anthony Andrews

Pat Delaney

Mike McNutt

Kyle Sanders

Mike Kaido

Connor Hockett

Jared Hoelzen

Dave Bahr

Tim Krapfel

Sean Arthur

Ian Jensen

Evan Bryan

Chris Rossi

Chad Middaugh

John Elking

Andy Montgomery

Doug Wade

Paul Hobart

Tyler Moll

Bob Stephens

Cory Weckerling

Jake Houston

Garrett Rodgers

Team Challenge Events

5/15/23 – Rattlesnake Ridge Golf Club

Pro-Am #2

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6/19/23 – Springfield Country Club

Springfield Classic

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5/31/23 – Clovernook Country Club

Legacy Championship

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7/5/23 – Hamilton Elks Golf Club

Pro-Am #3

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6/12/23 – Heritage Golf Club

Assistant Professional Championship

Women’s Professional Championship

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7/17/23 – Worthington Hills Country Club

Pro-Am #4

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