September 1, 2014

Helminen wins State PGA title

Appleton’s Ryan Helminen, on a cold day at the Wisconsin Club, fired an even

Ryan Helminen

par 72 and claimed a 2-shot win at the 60th Wisconsin PGA Professional Championship.

Helminen finished the 54-hold event at 1-over par 217 and earned $4,400. 

Rick Witt of Blackhawk Country Club in Madison finished second at 219.

The top six finishers earned spots in the 2013 PGA Professional National Championship, June 23-26 at Sunriver Resort in Oregon.  Helminen and Witt will be joined by Patrick Steffes, Craig Czerniejewski, Bryan Janty and David Roesch.