r hole-in-one on November 20 at The Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove, Wis. Johnson aced the 155-yard par-3 17th hole using a 7-iron. Congratulations, JT!The article discusses various updates and news in the world of golf. Here are the key points:
1. Mick Smith, the owner of Mick Smith Golf, finished 10th in the first stage of qualifying for the PGA Tour Champions and advanced to the final stage.
2. Michael Crowley, the head PGA professional at Morningstar Golfers Club, just missed the cut and finished 19th in the qualifying stage.
3. Harrison Ott and Zach Burry failed to advance out of the second stage of PGA Tour qualifying.
4. Thomas Longbella, Hunter Eichhorn, and George Kneiser are scheduled to compete in second-stage qualifiers.
5. The UW-Eau Claire men’s golf team is ranked 16th among NCAA Division III teams in the first rankings of the 2023-24 season.
6. The Marquette men’s golf team is the highest-ranked Division I team from Wisconsin at No. 73.
7. NBC Golf has decided not to re-sign Paul Azinger as its lead analyst for professional golf.
8. Tiger Woods’ son, Charlie Woods, helped his high school team win the Florida High School Athletic Association Class A state championship.
9. John Statz, the first head PGA professional at Washington County Golf Course, passed away.
10. Kohler Co. assistant professionals David Bach and Josh Grisa competed in the 2023 National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship.
11. JT Johnson, the winner of the WSGA senior men’s match play championship, made his first career albatross.