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Today is July 29, 2014


Golf Professional of the Year

Dave DiRico, PGA

Dave DiRico's Golf and Racquet


Teacher of the Year

Chuck Lasher, PGA

PGA Life Member


Youth Player Development Award

George DeVita, PGA

Farmington Woods Country Club

Bill Strausbaugh Award

Gary Sassu, PGA

Chippanee Golf Course


Horton Smith Award

Mike Martin, PGA

Clubs To Go
(Tashua Knolls Golf Course)


Public Merchandiser of the Year

Jeff DelRosso, PGA

Prospect Driving Range


Private Merchandiser of the Year

Tim Quirk, PGA

Longmeadow Country Club


Assistant Professional of the Year

Aaron Chaffin, PGA

Shuttle Meadow Country Club


Player Development Award

Kevin Cloud, PGA 

Goodwin Park Golf Course 


Sales Representative of the Year

Barry Dennis

Kensington, Conn. (Greg Norman)

President's Award


Walter Lowell Public Golf Course Distinguished Service Award


Willow Brook Golf Course

South Windsor, Conn.



2013 Hall of Fame Inductees


Ron Beck

Fox Hopyard Golf Club


Fran Marrello

Quaboag Country Club


Vic Svenberg

PGA Life Member

2013 Jack Kelly Sportsmanship Award


Sienna  Fucci (2014)

Guilford, Conn.


Connor Cunningham (2014)

West Hartford, Conn.



2013 JGA Player of the Year

Angela Garvin (2019)

Feeding Hills, Mass.


Aaron Donnelli (2013)

Newington, Conn.



2013 Section Player of the Year


Kyle Bilodeau

PGA Active Member


2013 Senior Player of the Year


Tony Kelley

Wyckoff Country Club











2014 Golf Professional of the Year and Special Awards Dinner

To Be Held Monday, July 7, 2014

The 2014 Golf Professional of the Year and Special Awards Dinner will be held on Monday, July 7, 2014, at Twin Hills Country Club in Longmeadow, Mass. A cocktail hour will begin at 5 PM, followed by dinner at 6 PM.


Invitations have been emailed to all winners and interested parties. If you would llike an invitation emailed to you, please contact You may also print an invitation here.


New for 2014, a golf event will be held in cnjunction with the celebration. The 12 o’clock shotgun will be open to the first 120 to register; Professionals $40; Amateurs $70. A portion of the entry fees will benefit the Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation, Inc. There will be a Best Ball of 4 competition. Locker rooms will be available for those staying for dinner.


YOU MUST REGISTER FOR GOLF by contacting PGA Professional John Steffen, 413-567-0181 or


For additional information, contact Sue Bell at


Presenting Sponsor
Supporting Sponsors    



Past Special Award Winners

Table of Contents

1 - Special Awards
2 - Past Special Award Winners