RIVERSIDE, Iowa (KWQC) – Blue Top Ridge at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort continues its partnership with the Iowa PGA.
Blue Top Ridge at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort will continue its partnership with the Iowa PGA to host the Iowa Open for the next five years, according to a Riverside Casino & Golf Resort press release. Blue Top Ridge also remains the home of the PGA of Iowa, where the organization’s offices have been since 2007.
“I’m excited to continue hosting the Iowa Open here,” said Blue Top Ridge Director of Golf Michael McNamara. “This is an opportunity to showcase Blue Top Ridge by having the best golfers on Iowa’s best course. This course is built for championships.”
The Iowa PGA Chapter is dedicated to positively impacting lives by promoting and developing the game of golf, giving back to the community, providing services and opportunities for golf professionals, and enhancing opportunities for fans, employers, manufacturers, employees and the community. media release.
“The Iowa PGA is excited to continue this relationship with Blue Top Ridge and Riverside Casino & Golf Resort,” said Iowa PGA Executive Director Greg Mason. “Riverside is a great location for the Iowa Open and GIVE (Golf for Wounded Veterans Everywhere). We are very proud to call Blue Top Ridge the home of the Iowa Open and the Iowa PGA.”
Since 1927, the Iowa Open has been the premier golf championship in the Midwest, boasting a long list of winners and participants who have shaped the game both in Iowa and around the country. The 54-hole tournament is open to professionals and amateurs with a full field of 144 players.
PGA officials say there will be an open, senior, and senior division, with the winner of the open division receiving $25,000. The field is made up of players from all over Iowa as well as 10-15 different states, officials said.
Blue Top Ridge Golf Director Mike Nelson said, “We host many tournaments, but the Iowa Open is one of the tournaments that we always rotate on the calendar. The top players not only in Iowa, but players from around the country have high expectations for course conditioning, but also for a good and organized event.”
The Iowa PGA Chapter is dedicated to positively impacting lives by promoting and developing the game of golf, giving back to the community, providing services and opportunities to golf professionals, and enhancing opportunities for fans, employers, manufacturers, employees and the community. , PGA officials said.
To learn more about Riverside Casino & Golf Resort visit https://www.riversidecasinoandresort.com/index.html.
Copyright 2023 KWQC. All rights reserved.