2015 SPRING PGA MEETING HELD AT TWIN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB
Mike Carney, Golf Professional of the Year and Special Award Winners Announced
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (March 30, 2015) – The 2015 Connecticut Section PGA Spring Membership Meeting, supported by Bouvier Insurance and CaddyX, was held at Twin Hills Country Club with 179 attendees learning about the Association, section, and membership.
The meeting opened with an update from Tom Baptist, Superintendent for the City of Hartford’s Department of Public Works, about the section and City of Hartford’s consulting agreement to operate both Goodwin Park and Keney Park Golf Courses. Patrick Aldrich, PGA, is serving as Golf Properties Consultant to aid the city as its Director of Operations. Mr. Aldrich is being assisted by the Connecticut Section PGA Golf Properties Advisory Committee, which is chaired by Andrew Campbell, PGA, of the Black Hall Club.
The featured guest speakers for the meeting were Derek Sprague, President of The PGA of America, and Suzy Whaley, Secretary of The PGA of America, who led a PGA of America Town Hall session. Their discussion provided updates and insight into the state of the golf industry, as well as an overview of the mission and strategic vision for the PGA of America. An open forum followed, offering PGA professionals the opportunity to ask questions and discuss initiatives undertaken at their respective clubs.View More
The GOLF SUMMIT – Grow the Game; Grow your Business
Serving Golf Courses in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts
A new GOLF SUMMIT will take place on Tuesday April 7, from 4 to 7 PM in the Social Hall at the Congregation Church of South Glastonbury. All golf courses in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts and representatives will be welcome.View More
2015 Northeast PGA Golf Instructors Conference
April 21 and 22
The Professional Development Chairman Ron Beck has announced the three presenters for the 2015 Northeast PGA Golf Instructors Conference, April 21-22, at Hartford Golf Club. Andrew Rice has served as the Director of Instruction at Berkeley Hall, in Bluffton, South Carolina, for thirteen years. He has been teaching golf for almost 25 years and uses cutting edge teaching technology to help golfers of all abilities improve.View More