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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