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Waryan Wins

We are very proud to report on the recent success of one of our wonderful teachers.

PGA Master professional, Craig Waryan, who is a superb teacher, still also plays a mean game of golf.

As reported in the Minnesota, Star Tribune on September 23rd.

“Craig Waryan of Edinburgh USA defeated Jim Manthis of Midland Hills Country Club on Tuesday for the 2008 Minnesota PGA Senior Match Play Championship at North Oaks Golf Club.

In a rain-soaked contest, Waryan won 5 and 4 and took his second Senior Match Play title since 1999.”

This is a remarkable achievement as you will notice that Craig has won this event twice and the wins are 9 years apart. Just as remarkably, he and his opponent, Jim Manthis were the two oldest players in the field….by 4 years! One of the exemptions that Craig wins with his victory are an exemption in to next year’s Minnesota State Open.

For those of our students who have the great fortune to work with this brilliant man, they would all agree that he is a teacher without peer. Craig is also a fine human being who has touched so many lives during his illustrious career (Craig has won every award that the Minnesota Section of the PGA has to bestow).

We are so proud that he is a member of the Bird Golf family and so happy for his triumph in the Minnesota Senior PGA Championship. Congratulations, Craig!