DeNike new head pro at Blue Top Ridge


Share
Posted Online: Jan. 23, 2013, 6:44 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Tom Johnston, tjohnston@qconline.com
A fixture in the local golf scene, Kevin DeNike is taking his game to Riverside, Iowa, just outside of Iowa City.

DeNike a teaching pro at a number of local courses over the years, has been named Head Golf Professional at Blue Top Ridge Golf Course. He will be the teacher at the Riverside Performance Studio under the guidance of Bryan Haas, one of only five Master Club Fitters for Titleist.

DeNike, who was most recently on staff at The First Tee facility in Davenport, is a native of Iowa and resides in Davenport with his wife, Cindy, and daughter, Paxton. Over the years, he has been one of
the top golf teachers and players in Iowa. He has won a number of local honors including Iowa Senior
Section PGA Championship, two time Iowa Section PGA Player of the Year, two time Iowa
Section PGA Senior Player of the year, three time Iowa Open Champion, and Iowa Senior Open
Champion.

















 




Local events heading








  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




(More History)