Minnesota Wins The 25th PGA Junior Cup Matches

By Karla Hagen






The 2022 Minnesota-Wisconsin PGA Junior Cup Matches took place at La Crosse CC in La Crosse, Wisc. on June 29-30, 2022.

This was the 25th Annual MN/WI Cup Matches and Team Minnesota brought home the cup with 21 points compared to Wisconsin’s 15 points.

Started in 1998, this friendly border-battle event takes 24 of the top juniors from the Minnesota Section to square off against 24 of the top juniors from the Wisconsin Section. Each team consists of 12 boys and 12 girls in this Ryder Cup team format event. Round one was a four ball match play and round two were singles match play.

Juniors from the Minnesota Section are invited based on playing criteria in events from the previous summer. These included: Players Tour Player of the Year and Runner-Up, Players Tour Tournament of Champions Winner, ‘Sota Series Match Play Champion and Runner-Up, MN Junior PGA Ages 13-15 Champion and 16-18 Champion, Warrior Cup 13-15 Champion, Warrior Cup 16-18 Champion, MGA Junior Champions and Captain’s Picks.

Congratulations to the following Team Minnesota players:

Boys Team

Brady Baynes

Jake Birdwell

Peyton Coahran

Blake Forrest

Jack Holtz

Mason Roloff

Kyler Schwamb

Pranay Singh

Braeden Sladek

Ryan Stendahl

Jacob Wilson

Max Wolf

Girls Team

Hannah Boraas

Saachi Deshmukh

Ava Hanneman

Madi Hicks

Isabella McCauley

Reese McCauley

Avery O’Donnell

Izzy Olson

Nicole Reineke

Olivia Salonek

Kathryn VanArragon

Sammy Youngquist