5 CPGA Pros Make Golf Magazine's List of Top 100 Teachers in America
We're thrilled to share that five Carolinas PGA Professionals made the list of Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America, one of the most coveted titles in instruction. Join us in congratulating these pros on their much-deserved honors!
#BigWeek17 Photos and Videos Now Available!
Big Week 2017 photos and other media materials are now available for viewing at www.carolinas.pga.com/merchandiseshow. Photo albums may also be found on our Facebook page and various videos can be viewed on the Carolinas PGA Section YouTube channel. Feel free to tag yourselves! Please note: The Lou Holtz video will not be posted in its entirety due to copyrights. The website will continue to be updated this week and next as the team continues to catch up from Big Week. Keep a close eye on your email for additional updates from Section Staff. Thank you all again for making #BigWeek17 our best show yet! Please contact Liz (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any media-related questions.
CPGA Jackpot Winner, David Von Canon, Takes Home $5K!
In case you missed it, David Von Canon, PGA, Head Professional at Sanford Golf Club, was the winner of the $5,000 jackpot prize at our 24th Annual Merchandise Show this year! This was the first year the Section hosted a jackpot drawing of this caliber at the annual event. In addition to this grand prize, Carolinas PGA Professionals had a chance to win several other smaller door prizes throughout the week. It’s safe to say, a lot of lucky members went home with fresh swag and smiles on their faces. A special thank you to all participants and our presenting partners Source 4, Page & Tuttle, Carolinas Golf Salesman Association, and the Greensboro Visitors Bureau, as well as all other partners who donated products to make this exciting opportunity possible.
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Check Out This Junior League Golfer!
This little guy is Brady Barr and he is on the PGA Junior League Golf team! He's having some fun down at Dunes Golf & Beach Club. Thanks to PGA Member, Ryan Wolf, for sharing! Learn more about #PGAJLG and how you can help make an impact on the lives of young golfers like Brady!
Play for the Love of the Game
With Ed Sehl’s passing, the Carolinas PGA is reminded of his many contributions to the Section and the game of golf. One example is a DVD that was produced in 2007 to encourage our PGA Professionals to play golf because, after all, they love the game!
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GOLF Magazine Releases New List of Top 100 Teachers in America
Two Carolinas PGA Members Named to List
GOLF Magazine has released its biennial list of America’s Top 100 Teachers in America for 2017-2018. We're thrilled to share that two of those named to the list are Carolinas PGA Professionals, Tim Cooke, PGA and Jason Sutton, PGA. A very big congratulations to you both!
Since its inception in 1991, GOLF Magazine’s Top Teachers in America ranking has become the industry standard for teaching excellence due to the diligent selection process that GOLF Magazine employs to assemble the list.
“Every two years the Credential and Selection committees dedicate a lot of time and research to recognize the golf industry’s best teachers by naming them to our Top 100 list,” said David DeNunzio, Managing Editor for Instruction for GOLF Magazine. “These individuals have been selected because of their commitment to broaden the appeal of golf by helping their students understand and enjoy the game.”
CPGA Welcomes New Tournament Official
New Year, New Hire! Say hello (again) to Vincent Bachteler, our new Tournament Official. Vincent interned with us last year and did such a great job that we asked him back. Welcome back to the CPGA Team, VB!