Golf Professional of the Year - Thomas Dale, PGA

Linville Golf Club

Thomas Dale, PGA – Linville Golf Club

Earning the 2018 Carolinas PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award is 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. Dale feels it is imperative to commit time and energy developing a relationship. He believes that taking the time to understand questions and giving thoughtful and thorough input provides key communication opportunities, all while understanding that the development makes the bond more effective and beneficial. Dale also focuses his energy on local charities and feels that it is very important to give back to one’s community.

The highest honor paid to a PGA Professional, the Golf Professional of the Year Award honors an individual who exemplifies tremendous overall performance as a Golf Professional at his/her facility, level of service to the Section, leadership ability, image and the ability to inspire fellow professionals, and promotion of the game of golf.