Swiss PGA Further Education Days 3/4
KEVIN WEEKS - PUTTING, SHORT GAME AND JUNIOR GOLF
Nearly 40 Swiss PGA Professionals attended our latest Further Education days staged in cooperation with our premium partner Migros. Kevin Weeks has carried out significant research in the world of putting, much of which he shared with our members.
Challenge Tour Card for Marco Iten
FINISHING 5TH IN THE PROGOLF TOUR ORDER OF MERIT 2017
Marco Iten has followed his consistent strategy focusing this year on the ProGolf tour, consequently aiming for a challenge tour ticket for 2018. He has successfully reached his goal receiving his Challenge Tour Card 2018! Congratulations!
BMW Swiss PGA Matchplay Championship 2017
The final day of the BMW Swiss PGA Championship will bring some interesting pairings in all categories. The semi-finals will be played in the morning session. Conditions are perfect - ready to go!
BMW Swiss PGA Matchplay 2017
Based on the Swiss PGA ASGI Order of Merit, the highest ranked 16 men, 6 seniors and 4 ladies will compete for this years' matchplay champions title. The championship event takes place on 19-20 September 2017 at the Ostschweizerischen Golfclub.
OMEGA European Masters 2017
FITZPATRICK AFTER A THRILLING PLAY-OFF - STRONG GALLIANO
Matthew Fitzpatrick beat Scott Hend in a play-off after a thrilling final-day battle to win his fourth European Tour title. As the only one out of the six Swiss starters, Luca Galliano made the cut and showed a strong performance finishing T74.
European Senior Tour
EXCELLENT 3RD PLACE FOR PAUL WESSELINGH
Paul Wesselingh, Englishman and Swiss PGA member since 2016, showed a very strong performance at the Willow Senior Golf Classic finnishing in 3rd place. Former Ryder Cup player Barry Lane secured his sixth European Senior Tour title.
European Challenge Tour: Rolex Trophy 2017
GIRRBACH WANTS TO CLOCK UP SWISS DOUBLE
The Rolex Trophy is the longest-running tournament on the Challenge Tour, having formed part of the schedule ever since the tour’s inception in 1989. The leading Challenge Tour players compete at the GC Genève for the prestigious tour win.
Let Access Erfolge für Rominger und Maggetti
2 TOP-TEN ERGEBNISSE FÜR SWISS PGA TOURSPIELERINNEN
Zum ersten Mal wurde dieses Jahr auf dem Golf de Bossey bei Genf ein Turnier im Rahmen der LET Access Serie ausgetragen. Caroline Rominger und Anais Maggetti schafften einen Top 10-Platz. Valeria Martinoli brillierte mit einem Hole-In-One.
EXCELLENT 2ND PLACE AT THE U.S. WOMEN'S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP 2017
It has been a great summer for Albane Valenzuela, the third-ranked amateur in the world, who finished second in the European Ladies Amateur Championship in Lausanne and 2nd in the 117th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship in San Diego.
Learn & Play Golf
Swiss PGA Member Tipp
MARCUS KNIGHT, HEAD PROFESSIONAL IN GOLF & COUNTRY SCHÖNENBERG
Der Frühling lockt – eine gute Gelegenheit, „einfach“ wieder mit Golfen zu beginnen. Tipp von unserem Mitglied Marcus Knight: Reduzieren Sie die „Bedienungsanleitung“ auf ein Minimum!
RESEARCH ON DRIVING DISTANCE IN GOLF
THE R&A AND THE USGA'S REVIEW OF DRIVING DISTANCE
The R&A and the USGA have published their annual review of driving distance, a research document that reports important findings on driving distance in golf. Introduced last year, the review examines driving distance data from seven of the major professional golf tours, based on approximately 285,000 drives per year. Data from studies of male and female amateur golfers has also been included for the first time.
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Tournaments & Results
Swiss PGA Players on Tour
|20-22 OCT||ST; Farmfoods European Senior Masters: A. Bossert, P. Wesselingh||
|25-27 OCT||LET Access: Snatander Golf Tour 2017: M. Maetzler, C. Rominger||
|25-27 OCT||LETAS; Santander Golf Tour El Salar: M. Mätzler, C. Rominger, F. In-Albon||
Order of Merit Top 5
|1||Joel Girrbach||48'738.65 Pts.|
|2||Marco Iten||38'765.82 Pts.|
|3||Luca Galliano||21'471.59 Pts.|
|4||Raphaël de Sousa||11'611.17 Pts.|
|5||Benjamin Rusch||10'603.59 Pts.|
|1||Caroline Rominger||11'199.92 Pts.|
|2||Clara Pietri||6'771.22 Pts.|
|3||Anais Maggetti||6'269.05 Pts.|
|4||Valeria Martinoli||5'863.18 Pts.|
|5||Melanie Mätzler||2'207.18 Pts.|
|1||André Bossert||98'132.44 Pts.|
|2||Paul Wesselingh||89'285.38 Pts.|
|3||Franco Li Puma||9'463.67 Pts.|
|4||Lloyd Freeman||5'739.17 Pts.|
|5||Boris Lah||4'834.50 Pts.|
„The older you get, the stronger the wind gets; and it's always in your face.“