These events are open to all members of the United States Golf Teachers Federation and World Golf Teachers Federation.

Regional Tournaments

Northeast Region Championship

Regional Director: Bob Corbo
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Date:              June 9, 2017

Location:       Mercer Oaks East Golf Course – West Windsor, NJ

Andrew Pierson from Camden, NJ, claimed the USGTF Northeast Region championship played June 9 at Mercer Oaks East Golf Course in West Windsor, New Jersey, firing a 77 to edge runner-up Taiki Miyazaki of Hicksville, NY, by two strokes.

In division action, Kelly Platt took home the women’s title with a 90; Doug MacMillan fired an 80 to take the 50-59 title over runner-up Alan Brown; Peter Palmisano shot an 87 to win the 60-69 division over Bruce Barnett, and John Ray edged Preston Browning in a playoff after both shot 87 in the 70+ division..

Past Champions:
2017 – Andrew Pierson
2016 – Bob Helm
2015 – Chris Carroll
2014 – Martin Nolletti
2013 – Ed Williams
2012 – Ed Williams

Southeast Region Championship

Regional Director: Mike Stevens
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Date:               July 29-30, 2017

Location:         GlenLakes Country Club, Weeki Wachee, Florida

Entry Fee:        $175 

The USGTF Southeast Region Championship will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 29-30, 2017, at GlenLakes Country Club in Weeki Wachee, Florida, approximately 45 minutes north of Clearwater.  The event is open to all WGTF members in good standing, regardless of residence. A prize fund of $1,000 and the Southeast Trophy is assured with a field of 12 players. It is also a good opportunity to catch up with fellow members and plan future events for the section. Entry deadline is July 15, and the entry fee is $175.  The recommended hotel is the Quality Inn Weeki Wachee.  Questions, contact Mike Stevens at Entries should be sent to the USGTF office at 1295 SE Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL 34952.  You may also enter by credit card with an additional 3% surcharge through the National Office at (888) 346-3290.

Past champions:

2016 – Carlos DeBarros
2015 – Jim Peters
2014 – Mark Harman
2013 – Mark Harman
2012 – Mark Harman
2011 – Carlos DeBarros & Mark Harman (co-champions)
2010 – Mark Harman
2009 – Mark Harman
2008 – Mark Harman

Central Region Championship

Regional Director: Brent Davies
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Date:               August 6-7, 2017

Location:         Lake Forest Golf Club in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Entry Fee:        $199 

The 2017 Central regional Championship will again be held at Lake Forest Golf Club in Ann Arbor, Michigan Sunday & Monday August 6th and 7th. The goal of the championship is a fun networking and fellowship experience along with a competitive tournament giving all players of different abilities a chance to win!!! All WGTF members in good standing are welcome to participate. Price includes 2 rounds of golf, cart and range balls both days, Buffet lunch after second round, Prize money and winners in both gross and net (40% of field paid). Verified handicap required (Tee boxes will be set 10 yards apart for Open, Senior, Super Senior and Legends). Optional skins game, $20.00 total for both rounds.

To Register contact Brent Davies (Central Regional Director) at 248-701-6843 or email: Deadline for registration is July 29, 2017. Please send checks to Brent Davies, 5223 Parview, Clarkston, MI, 48346.

Bonus Tournament – Saturday August 5th starting at 1 p.m. The Michigan/Ontario Golf Teachers Tour will be holding their August event and all participants of the Central Championship are Welcome. Cost $110.00 – Includes Round of golf, cart, range balls, prize money (net and gross) and skins game. Tee boxes are set for Open, Senior and Super Senior. To register, go to or contact Brent Davies at the number or email above. The cost for the MOGTT event will be collected on the day of the event or send check to Brent Davies at the address above. Deadline for registration is July 29th . 3 great rounds of competitive of golf Play in 2 different events, while getting a chance to network and meet players from both the U.S. And Canada. The total is only 329.00 Includes everything (all prize money, skins, golf, cart, range and buffet lunch).

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Past champions:

2008 – Charlie Henry
2009 – Joe Janosky
2010 – Mike Sidlinger
2011 – Keith Dunkelbarger
2012 – Event Cancelled
2013 – Nate Deakin
2014 – Jim Peters
2015 – Jim Peters
2016 – Charles Henry

Northwest Region Championship

Regional Director: Jim Perez
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Dates and location for the 2017 Northwest Region Championship are coming soon…

Please contact USGTF Northwest Region director Jim Perez at (559) 281-0876 or at should you have any questions.

Southwest Region Championship

Regional Director: Bruce Sims
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Date:                May 20-21, 2017

Location:         Ridgeview Ranch Golf Club – Plano, Texas

Champion:       Craig Johanson

Craig Johanson of Dallas, Texas, outdueled Mike Henry of Roanoke, Texas, to win the USGTF Southwest Regional Championship at Ridgeview Ranch Golf Club in Plano, Texas, this past May 20-21. Both players finished the 36-hole competition tied for first at 150, with Johanson prevailing in the ensuing playoff. Kern Doucet of Opelousas, Louisiana, finished third.

Southwest Region Director – Bruce Sims, (214) 475-5168

Past Champions:
2017 – Craig Johanson
2016 – Bruce Sims
2015 – Cole Golden and Carlos DeBarros (co-champions)
2014 – Randy Beeney (Senior Division Champion) Walt Abraham (Super Senior Division Champion)