DeNike new head pro at Blue Top Ridge


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Posted Online: Jan. 23, 2013, 6:44 pm
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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.

















 




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1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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