Thursday marks the first day that golfers can register for Wisconsin State Golf Association and Wisconsin Public Links Association events. Registration begins March 5 for USGA open championships, April 2 for other USGA events, March 14 for Wisconsin Women's State Golf Association events and April 4 for Wisconsin PGA Junior Tour events.
The Ray Fischer will again be played at Janesville Riverside GC in late June, a few weeks before two WPLA events are scheduled across town at Glen Erin GC.
Middleton's Emmet Herb, Madison's Derek Pirkl, Janesville's Erik Botts and Watertown's Al Thompson all shoot 5-under 67 to set the early pace at the 72-hole Wisconsin Public Links Association event.
Halla fired his second straight 6-under par 66 at Riverside on Saturday to open up a four-shot lead heading into Sunday's marathon finale.
The former Clarke College golfer didn't make a bogey over his final 45 holes and held on to win the Wisconsin Public Links Association event.