PGA National Day of HOPE
It is finally official that on Saturday, November 11th - Veterans Day - will serve as our inaugural PGA National Day of HOPE. PGA National Day of HOPE has two goals: Celebrate our nation’s heroes who protect our freedom; and raise awareness and support for the PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) program, so that it can continue to grow. Please take a moment to watch our Hero video, featuring PGA REACH Trustee, Jack Nicklaus, which highlights the positive impact that PGA HOPE Programming has on our Nation's Veterans. For more information, visit carolinas.pga.com/pga-hope.
Thank You and Farewell
A message from Liz Muroski
Carolinas PGA Well Represented at 101st PGA Annual Meeting in Austin
President John Marino, Vice President Paige Cribb and Secretary Bob Byrnes joined Executive Director Jeff Abbot at the 101st PGA Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas last week. Delegates were treated to a first class meeting as the Southern Texas PGA rolled out the red carpet for all attendees. In addition to attending the PGA National Awards and PGA Hall of Fame Dinners, the delegates were treated to a fireside chat with former Texas Ryder Cup Captains Lee Trevino, Lanny Wadkins, Tom Kite, Ben Crenshaw and Hal Sutton – as well as current 2018 Ryder Cup Captain Jim Furyk. During the formal session, Resolutions 1 & 2 passed, but Resolutions 3,4 and 5 were defeated. Other Carolinas PGA members in attendance included National Education Committee Chair Ed Ibarguen, Former District 10 Director Rick Murphy, National Junior Golf Committee Member Del Ratcliffe, 2015 Deacon Palmer Award Winner Brad Clayton and CPGA Member Keith Bach.