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Weekly E-News of May 22, 2020

View the Latest Golf Tip from our NENY PGA Professionals!
Check out Rich Scott, Owner & Head Professional at Fox Run GC in this week’s Golf Tip – the Scatter Drill that aired this past Wednesday! Click above or HERE33
Be sure to tune in live next Wednesday on Channel 13, WNYT!!

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Weekly E-News of May 15, 2020

New York State – NY Forward Plan Re-Opening Announced.

*NYForward Plan is broken down as follows:
1) 10 Regions – So know what Region You’re In!
2) Metrics Dashboard – Until your region has achieved the 7 metrics you’re still considered non-essential
3) Industry Phases – Be sure to follow and understand the Industry’s and nuances listed.

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Golf In Hospitals

Weekly E-News of May 8, 2020

PGA Reach NENY Giving Back to our Community – Through Meals To Heal Check out the news story.

We’re so happy to be able to give back to the nurses and staff that coordinate and allow us to bring PGA Golf in Hospitals to the pediatric wing. A $1,000 donation in the name of the newly formed c3 foundation entity that will be the charitable arm of the Section was made on Wednesday, May. May 6th (nurses appreciation week ). A huge thank you to Albany Medical Center and Joe Marello from Bellinis Counter for making this possible, where 100 meals were served to the nurses on staff.

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Weekly E-News of May 1, 2020

As states across the nation and communities begin to re-open, we all know that golf can offer an outdoor recreational experience that provides many health and wellness benefits. The Allied Golf Organizations,with the PGA of America in the forefront in alignment with the Center for Disease Control (CDC), have developed a comprehensive plan that allows golf to be played responsibly while observing recommended social distancing guidelines.

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Weekly E-News of April 24, 2020

Please be sure to share the below opportunity to your own juniors and families seeking information on collegiate golf for a virtual seminar.

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Weekly E-News of April 17, 2020

** COVID-19 – New York Pause Order Extended until May 15th
& Statement from the NENY PGA Section Leadership **
Per Governor Cuomo’s update given yesterday, the “Pause Order” that was in effect until April 29th has now been moved back to May 15th.

Golf course operations still remain in the same status – defineded specifically as not *essential businesses* since the ESD’s last update.

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Weekly E-News of April 10, 2020

As of Thursday, April 9th at 8am the Empire State Development issued revised guidance which states specifically that golf courses are not *essential businesses* for purpose of the Governor’s Pause order.

The NENY PGA Section leadership urges all golf course business operations to stop to be in compliance with the new revisions.

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Weekly E-News of April 3, 2020

NENY PGA Staff is excited to announce some new efforts to highlight our 2019 NENY PGA Special Award Winners. It’s a fun-bio type of piece to help share some info and learn more about our Special Award Winners. We’re looking forward to rolling it out.

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Weekly E-News of March 27, 2020

Please take note that as of the time of this writing (Friday 3/27) the NENY PGA Section leadership continues to seek to provide as much relevant information and communication as possible to our members. The COVID-19 pandemic and the decision on where the golf industry and operation of green grass facilities stands comes down to a state, regional, local decision and continues to be ever-evolving and varies widely.

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Weekly E-News of March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Corona-Virus causes complete shut down and NY Governor calls for the immediate closing of all non-essential business which includes all golf operations.

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