Madison Parks Meet the Pro/ Beat the Pro

Monday, March 18, 2013 - 8:20am

Welcome our new PGA Pro Ian Nicoll and beat him at his own game

(Madison, WI)- Madison Parks is pleased to announce our Meet the Pro/ Beat the Pro event on Saturday, March 30 from 11am-2pm at Odana Hills Golf Course.

As our new PGA golf pro gets settled in Madison it is time for him to meet and compete with local golfers. Show off your skills in a "closest to the pin" competition with our PGA Class A Pro, Ian Nicoll. The competition will involve players attempting to get their ball closer to a marker than the Pro. Finalists will receive one of many prizes with the closest shot getting the grand prize of a free four-some at any Madison Parks Golf Course with cart included and, of course, bragging rights. This event will include plenty of time to get to know our new pro. Chili and one beverage of your choice (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) are included in admission.

"We are excited to introduce our new golf pro to the Madison golfing community with this great event. It also serves to kick off another exciting season for our four courses. We look forward to continuing to provide affordable and convenient golfing opportunities for Madisonians for years to come," says Kevin Briski Superintendant of Madison Parks.

This event is a wonderful opportunity to meet other Madison golfers and introduce yourself to the new PGA pro. Golfers of all skill levels are encouraged to attend. This event promises to be one people will be talking about all season, so don't miss out!

Ian Nicoll Bio - Ian grew up playing golf and working in a country club in Westfield, Massachusetts. Like many PGA professionals, it was after graduating from college, Westfield State College with a Business Administration degree, he decided to make golf not only his passion, but also his profession.

As Ian worked his way up the PGA ranks from Assistant Pro, to Apprentice to finally, PGA Class A Professional, he worked in a variety of golf course settings. In 1996 he worked as a Tournament Coordinator at TPC (Tournament Players Club) Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. In 2002 he was hired as the general manager and director of golf at the Golf Club of Jacksonville, in Jacksonville, FL and also oversaw the course and management at TPC Heron Bay, FL and later at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois.

Event Details: Saturday, March 30, 11a.m. - 2p.m.
Odana Hills Golf Course, 4635 Odana Road
$5 admission - gets bowl of chili, one beverage, two chances for closest to the pin

  • Laura Whitmore, 266-5949