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Edition-Friday. April 2nd, 2021

2021 Professional Champ Field is Set - With 3 NENY Professionals Competing


The deadline for entry confirmation was last night and will have 3 NENY PGA Members competing in the Championship. Qualifying from last year's NENY PGA Professional Championship is Scott Berliner (Saratoga Spa GC) and Glenn Davis (Albany CC) and Eric Mabee (CC of Pittsfield) made it in as an alternate. 

The Championship will be contested at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida later this month, April 25-28. 
Presented by: Cadillac, Club Car, Rolex  -- Supported by: Titleist/ FootJoy, Nike, TaylorMade Golf -- Supporting Partners: Golf Channel, PGA TOUR
Tournament Players - Get Signed Up for the NENY Rolex POY Eligibility
With the PGA of America's expansive agreement with Rolex inclusive is Presenting Partner of the PGA of America's and all PGA Section's Player of the Year Awards.  Click HERE for more on PGA-Rolex announcement.

Registration for the NENY PGA Section ROLEX Champions Cup allows PGA Members to compete for NENY PGA Player of the Year. The Top 20 following the Match Play Championship will be eligible to compete in the Tour Championship with no entry fee. Players outside of the top 20 will be able to compete in the Tour Championship with a $200 entry fee.

Champions Cup Fee: $50 prior to June 22 (Pro Classic #2) - $100 after June 22 to prior to the beginning of the Pro Classic #4 on July 20.
Register For Champions Cup

Members on the Move

John Neet, PGA will take on a new role this season as the Director of Instruction at Normanisde CC. John was previously employed at Dick's Sporting Goods in addition to teaching at The Edison Club.

Congrats to Rocky Catalano, PGA Head Professional at Ausable Club who earned his Quarter Century membership mark this month!

A  big congratulations to Van Patten Golf Club professionals - Adam Panagopoulos, Head Professional along with his Assistant Caleb Mosier BOTH just completed their PGA PGM Program and have earned Class A member election as of April 1, 2021.

Way to go guys!

PGA Record Check!!! 

As the season gets under way, are your records up to date with the PGA?

Now is the time to ensure your employment is accurate - do you need to end employment from last season's job? Have a new email or cell #?

PGA Dues billing processes will begin next month. Sign into your PGA.org account and submit changes using the online PGA Change form or contact section staff for assistance.

We're excited to kick off a marketing campaign all about Junior Golf. 

Please feel free to sign up and subscribe to receive as the articles are only sent out once a week and come in campaigns themed by the month. What a great share to use the articles as you're on messaging and communication to your members and golfings customers!
Subscribe to the NENY Jr Articles HERE

NENY PGA Education Series 
Benefits of Speed Training Webinar

Who: Conversation led by Dr. Luke Benoit, PGA Director of Instruction Interlachen CC in Medina, MN 
What: Free Education Offering Discussing Speed Training and the benefits on your increased swing speed for increased distance. 
Where: Virtual - via Google Meets platform
When:Tuesday, April 6 from 10am-10:45am
1 MSR Required Education Credit for Class A PGA Members attending

Deadline to Register: TONIGHT - Friday, April 2 at midnight

Register Now!

PGA Magazine  
PGA Club Fitting Virtual Event Shop

Tueday, April 13th from 1pm-4pm FREE!
Join professionals from across the country to hear best practices and engage in breakout conversation on clubfitting topics such as:
2021 Outlook & Preparation; Staffing & Service; Technology & Tools.

PGA Members will receive 3 MSR Required Credits for attending the entirety of the meeteing.


Register HERE for PGA Magazine Club Fitting Webinar

Direct Deposit for Tournament Prize Winnings 

Reminder For ALL new and incoming PGA Members and Associates please take note that you MUST have Direct Deposit set up in order to receive any tournament prize winnings. Also, if you previously had it set up but have changed bank accounts/financial institutions. 

Tournament Season is almost here - Do you have Direct Deposit????

PGA Members & Associates - Direct Deposit Sign Up

New York State Travel Quarantine Update 

In regard to travel, Governor Cuomo announced earlier this month that domestic travelers will NO LONGER be required to quarantine after entering New York from another U.S. State or U.S. Territory starting April 1st. Mandatory quarantine remains in effect for international travelers. All travelers must continue to fill out the Traveler Health Form: https://forms.ny.gov/s3/Welcome-to-New-York-State-Traveler-Health-Form

Regardless of quarantine status, all individuals exposed to COVID-19 or returning from travel must:
- Continue daily symptom monitoring through Day 14;
- Continue strict adherence to all recommended safety measures, including hand hygiene and the use of face coverings, through Day 14 (even if fully vaccinated);
- Immediately self-isolate if any symptoms develop and contact the local public health authority or their healthcare provider to report this change in clinical status and determine if they should seek testing.

Register for NENY Tournaments Now
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