Connecticut Section Announces Hall of Fame Class
Don Malen, John Murphy, Al Fuchs to be honored
SOUTH GLASTONBURY, Conn. (December 22, 2022) – It was announced at the Connecticut Section PGA Annual Fall Meeting that Don Malen, and the late John Murphy and Al Fuchs have been elected as the newest members of the Connecticut Section PGA Professional Hall of Fame.
Don Malen served as the Golf Professional at the Golf Club of Avon for over 30 years and was named the 1993 Section Golf Professional of the Year.
John Murphy was the golf professional at the Country Club of Farmington for newly 40 years and was the 2007 Section Golf Professional of the Year. He was also inducted into the Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame. John passed away October 6 of this year.
Al Fuchs won the Connecticut PGA Championship in 1973 at Wallingford Country Club and was the 1975 Section Golf Professional of the Year. He served as golf professional at Mill River Country Club for many years.
The trio will be honored and formally inducted on April 25 at the Golf Club of Avon during the Connecticut Section PGA Spring Meeting.