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MN-WI Jr. PGA Cup Matches: Hanna Morin & Matthew Garside

June 27, 2016

Each day leading up to the Minnesota-Wisconsin Junior PGA Cup Matches, we will be profiling a girl and boy player from the Minnesota Team.

The 2016 Minnesota-Wisconsin Junior PGA Cup Matches will be played at SentryWorld Golf Course in Stevens Point, WI on June 29-30.

This has been an ongoing tradition between the PGA Sections since 1998 when the first Cup Matches were played. Wisconsin is leading the all-time series, 12-6, heading into this year’s matches.

The event consists of 12 boys and 12 girls from each the Minnesota and Wisconsin Sections that represent their Section in a Ryder Cup team-type event.

The formats used for the two-day event are four-ball matches the first day followed by singles matches on the second day. One point is awarded to the team who wins a match outright and a half point for both teams when there is a tie.

Today’s two profiles for Team Minnesota are Hanna Morin and Matthew Garside.

Hanna Morin

Hanna Morin:
Buffalo, MN
Class of 2018
Second Appearance in MN-WI Cup Matches
How She Qualified: 2015 Minnesota Section Junior PGA Championship 13-15 Age Division Runner-Up, 2015 Fourth Place Player of the Year Rankings

Who is your favorite Professional Golfer and why?
Jordan Spieth, he is a young, talented golfer that has achieved a lot in such a sort period of time.

What has been your most memorable moment in your golf career?
Most memorable is getting 2nd place team in the 2015 AAA high school golf tournament.

What are you most excited for with Ryder Cup coming to Minnesota?
I think the Ryder Cup will bring in people from around the world and it helps put Minnesota in the spotlight as a premiere golf destination.

 

Matthew Garside

Matthew Garside:
Vadnais Heights, MN
Class of 2019
First Appearance in MN-WI Cup Matches
How He Qualified: 2015 Warrior Cup 13-15 Age Division Champion

 

 

 

 

Minnesota PGA Junior Golf Association
The mission of the Minnesota PGA Junior Golf Association is to provide playing opportunities for the advanced, intermediate and beginning golfer, ages 8-19. These playing opportunities will promote competition and camaraderie. The Minnesota PGA Junior Golf Association is sponsored by the Minnesota Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America, Inc., a non-profit corporation chartered in the state of Minnesota.

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