Carolinas PGA Resolution 1
January 15, 2019
As your President, I am writing on behalf of the entire Carolinas PGA Board of Directors to solicit your support for the approval of a constitutional Resolution of a modest dues increase that will be presented to you during our Annual Meeting on Monday, February 18th. Your board has done its utmost in due diligence to analyze the significance associated with this initiative.
Our Section staff is tasked with the responsibility in continuing to provide the quality of member services that we all depend upon and absolutely need. I am confident that we all share the opinion that our Executive Director, Jeff Abbot, and his staff have exceeded our expectations in their accountability to us for this endeavor.[Read Full Article]
Brian Oliver, PGA added to PGA HOPE National Training Team
January 7, 2019
"PGA HOPE is proud to introduce the PGA HOPE National Training Team! Each member of the Training Team has been selected based on a variety of attributes, to include knowledge and quality of golf instruction, exceptional public speaking and teaching skills, engaging manner, and above all - a passion for helping others through the game of golf."
The Carolinas PGA is proud to highlight that Asheville PGA Professional, Brian Oliver, has been selected to be part of this National Training Team! Please join us in welcoming Brian and the rest of the team.
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2018 Hilton Head Chapter Special Awards
December 6, 2018
The Hilton Head Chapter of the Carolina PGA hosted their 2018 Special Awards ceremony to honor some very deserving Professionals in the area. The 2018 Hilton Head Chapter Golf Professional of the Year was awarded to Dylan Thew, PGA, Head Professional at Kiawah Island Club - Cassique. The 2018 Hilton Head Chapter Teacher of the Year is Jason Baile, PGA, Director of Instruction at Belfair. The 2018 Hilton Head Chapter Assistant Professional of the Year is James Scales, PGA, Assistant Professional at Wexford Golf Club. Congratulations to all winners![Read Full Article]
Carolinas PGA Celebrates 2018 Special Award Winners
November 26, 2018
Greensboro, NC. (November 26, 2018) – The Carolinas PGA is honored to announce the winners of the 2018 Section Special Awards. Distributed annually by the Carolinas PGA, the top ten most deserving Carolinas PGA Professionals are selected by the Special Awards Committee, whose mission is to recognize the best and brightest PGA professionals in North and South Carolina.
The Carolinas PGA is proud to announce the 2018 Golf Professional of the Year, Thomas Dale, PGA. A member of the Section since 1993, Dale has served as Head Professional and now Director of Golf at Linville Golf Club in Linville, North Carolina. Evident from his notable 2015 Bill Strausbaugh Award, Dale encompasses a passion for mentorship. He enjoys passing along the wonderful advice he has received over his 25 years as a PGA Professional, with a focus on high moral character and professionalism. “I prefer to inspire by example and lead a life of honesty and integrity.”[Read Full Article]
Jacobi & Chapman win the 2018 E-Z-GO/AHEAD CPGA Pro-Pro Championship
November 30, 2018
Pinehurst, NC (November 30, 2018) – It has been a chilly few days at the 2018 E-Z-GO / AHEAD Carolinas PGA Pro-Pro Championship, but full of great play and fun events! This year’s Championship was host to 296 players (133 teams) and took place at Dormie Club, Mid South Club & Pinehurst No. 8. The players competed in some great team formats on each course: Dormie Club – Four-Ball, Mid South Club – Captain’s Choice, Pinehurst No. 8 – Modified Alternate Shot.
After a lot of close competition, Nick Jacobi & Charles Chapman were crowned our 2018 Pro-Pro Champions! The team finished at 21-under par for the 54-hole event.[Read Full Article]
PGA HOPE Charleston at Wescott GC wins the Inaugural PGA REACH Carolinas HOPE Cup!
Veterans Day - November 12, 2018
Pinehurst, NC - November 12 - On this year's observed Veterans Day, PGA REACH Carolinas hosted the Inaugural PGA REACH Carolinas HOPE Cup at Pinehurst Resort. PGA HOPE Charleston at Wescott Golf Club took home the winning title and will advance to the national PGA Secretary’s Cup during the week of the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, outside of New York City. Congratulations to Lead PGA Professional, Perry Green, and his team of Bill Burge, Jesse Duff, Fred Gutierrez & Doug Robertson![Read Full Article]