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IMGA Golfer of the Month: Bruce McCorkle

Bruce McCorkle, IMGA May Golfer of the Month, on the 17th hole at Ironwood, where he scored his first hole-in-one this March.

Mike Willinger Bruce’s lucky number might be 17. Bruce scored his first hole-in-one on the 17th hole at Ironwood this March. In 2017, he won the Ironwood Cup. That year, Ironwood Men’s Golf Association (IMGA) also won, as Bruce became the publicity chairman. He is now ready to step back at IMGA. He will continue…

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2021 IMGA Club Champions (left to right): Dave Pelz (Super Seniors 75), Peter Yoon (Club Champion), and Don Noble (Super Seniors 80)

Mike Willinger Congratulations to Peter Yoon, Ironwood Men’s Golf Association (IMGA) Club Champion for 2021, winning with a score of 218. The Club Champion is determined by a three-round, gross score event, played from the blue tees. Congratulations also to Dave Pelz, Champion of the Super Senior 75, and to Don Noble, Champion of the…

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Bill Beltz, April IMGA Golfer of the Month

Mike Willinger Bill Beltz realized he had a natural athletic ability for sports early, but it was not until much later that golf became one of those that he played. He was the only child born to a couple living modestly on the far south side of Chicago. His father, an immigrant from Germany, married Bill’s…

IMGA News and Events

Mike Willinger Ironwood is ranked the 7th best short course by Golf Pass for 2021. In Memoriam IMGA has lost two long-time members in 2021: Dick Teater in February and Merv Hedding in March. For them we offer: “Surrounded by old club friends, Once thought never to be seen again, The infinity course beckoned ahead,…

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2021 Ironwood Cup Winner Ted Osborne (trophy presented by IMGA President Bob Clark and Tournament Director Dan Smith)

Mike Willinger Congratulations to Ted Osborne, the 2021 Winner of the Ironwood Cup. He finished the event with a net nine under par. The event was played every Tuesday for three weeks and concluded this week. Congratulations also to the other flight winners: Flight 1: Bill Beltz, Flight 2: Russell Cauffman, Flight 3: Dennis Schwehr,…

IMGA March Golfer of the Month

Wayne Karp, March IMGA Golfer of the Month, with his wife Janet at Machu Picchu

Mike Willinger Wayne loves his golf, playing several times a week. He and his wife Janet love to travel, having visited every continent except Africa which, hopefully, will be visited this year. Wayne was born in Aurora, Ill., March 15, 1950, the oldest of four siblings. He was raised in Montgomery until high school when…

IMGA February News and Events

Larry Horner, three-time winner of the Ironwood Cup

Mike Willinger In Memoriam Sadly, Larry Horner, a good friend to many fellow golfers at Ironwood, passed away recently. Larry played regularly in IMGA events and in the Odd Couple League and won the IMGA Club Championship three times! Joe D’Amore said that the last tip Larry gave him was to always aim my putts…

Golfer of the Month: Bruce Wright

Bruce Wright, IMGA February 2021 Golfer of the Month

Mike Willinger If you see a young man at an IronOaks golf course with matching knee braces, practicing his chipping, chances are, you’ve just met Bruce Wright. Bruce was born in 1958 in Indianapolis. His father was an insurance agent and moved the family to Terre Haute when Bruce was six months old. His mother…

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2021 IMGA Executive Board: Ross Serold, Secretary; Bob Clark, President; Dan Jonker, Treasurer; Jerry Pederson, Vice President

Bruce McCorkle New IMGA Officers for 2021 The votes are in, and our new Executive Board consists of: Robert Clark, President; Jerry Pederson, Vice President; Dan Yonker, Treasurer; Ross Serold, Secretary We wish to thank these gentlemen for “stepping up to the plate” and donating their time and talents to IMGA! Outgoing President Kudos Joe…

IMGA November News and Events

Bruce McCorkle Elections We are pleased to announce that we have a full slate of nominees for the IMGA 2021 officers. They are: * Robert Clark, President * Jerry Pederson, Vice President * Dan Jonker, Treasurer * Ross Serold, Secretary Wear a mask, please, before teeing off. I know we are all getting really tired of this…