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UPGA Champions and History

Click to View The Complete Tournament History(pdf)
Click to View Champions sorted by Champion’s Home Course (pdf)

Interesting Facts:

Which courses hosted or co-hosted the most UPGA Championships?
Answer:  Pine Grove (18) Escanaba Country Club (13) and Riverside (12)

Which courses have the most individual champions?
Answer:  Riverside and Marquette (17)  Escanaba Country Club  (16)


2023 – (109th Annual)
Played at Portage Lake Golf Course

Champion:  Mark Clements – Wawonowin
Runner-up:  Chris Black – Marquette
Team Champion:  Marquette

2022 – (108th Annual)
Played at Pine Grove Country Club

Champion:  Chris Black – Marquette
Runner-up:  Ryan Pepin – Pine Grove
Team Champion:  Pine Grove

2021 – (107th Annual)
Played at Escanaba Country Club

Champion:  Jiseung Choi – Portage Lake
Runner-up:  Bryson Mercier – Wild Pines
Team Champion:  Terrace Bluff


2020 – (106th Annual)
Played at Riverside Golf Club

Champion:  Matt Argall – Terrace Bluff
Runner-up:  Scott Prunick – Marquette
Team Champion:  Riverside

2019 – (105th Annual)
Played at Terrace Bluff Golf Club

Champion:  Bryce Douglas – Gladstone
Runner-up:  Mark Clement – Wawonowin
Team Champion:  Terrace Bluff

2018 – (104th Annual)
Played at Oak Crest Golf Club

Champion:  Hunter Eichhorn – Oak Crest
Runner-up:  Mark Clement – Wawonowin
Team Champion:  Pine Grove

2017 – (103rd Annual)
Played at Wawonowin Country Club

Champion:  Gunnar Stein – Portage Lake
Runner-up:   Josh Koskinen – L’Anse
Team Champion:  Wawonowin

2016 – (102nd Annual)
Played at Sault Ste. Marie Country Club, MI

Champion:  Frank Kuchar – Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
Runner-up:  Matt Argall – Terrace Bluff
Team Champion:  Gladstone

2015 – (101st Annual)
Played at Little River Country Club

Champion:  Matt Argall – Terrace Bluff
Runner-up:  Jim Markell – Pine Grove
Team Champion:  Riverside

2014 – (100th Annual)
Played at Gladstone Golf Club

Champion:  Joe Quinn – Gladstone
Runner-up:  Brian Smith – The Crossings (Kinross, MI)
Team Champion:  Riverside

2013 – (99th Annual)
Played at Indian Lake Country Club

Champion:  Scott Lancour – Escanaba CC
Runner-up:  Mike Nagy – Indian Lake
Team Champion:  Riverside

2012 – (98th Annual)
Played at Pine Grove Country Club

Champion:  Jim Markell – Pine Grove
Runner-up:  Dan Ellis – Wawonowin
Team Champion:  Wawonowin

2011 – (97th Annual)
Played at Marquette Golf Club

Champion:  Dan Ellis – Wawonowin
Runner-up:  Eric Johnson – Marquette
Team Champion:  Wawonowin