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Edition- April 30th, 2021

Upcoming Tournament Reminders

Stroke Play Championship 

Tues-Wed May 18-19 at CC of Troy  

Format:36-hole Stroke Play
Starting Times: Both days will have starting times beginning at 9:15am (please contact staff for any tee time requests that will attempt to be accommodated for round 1)
Entry Deadline: Thurs,, May 13 Before Late Fees
Eligible: Class A  Members In Good Standing Only 
Sponsors: PGA Tour & Merchant Preferred 

*Reminder that NENY PGA Tournaments will all utilize 2-rider golf carts. Please remember to social distance and recommended to bring a face covering in cases where social distancing cannot be adhered to. 

Tuesday, June 1 at Albany CC

Format:18-hole Fourball Stroke Play (BetterBall)
Starting Times: Starting times beginning at 10:00am (please contact staff for any tee time requests that will attempt to be accommodated)
Entry Deadline: Thurs,, May 27 Before Late Fees
Eligible: Pre-Associates, Associates, Class A  Members, & Life Members 
POY: ROLEX APOY; Sr. POY; POY & Legends POY All Receive 20 POY Points 
Sponsors: PGA Tour 

*Reminder that NENY PGA Tournaments will all utilize 2-rider golf carts. Please remember to social distance and recommended to bring a face covering in cases where social distancing cannot be adhered to. 
Register for NENY PGA Tournaments Now
Tournament Players - Get Signed Up for the NENY Rolex POY Eligibility
There's Still Time to Get Registered

Financial Updates - Pause for Prize Purse Distribution & Invoice Payments  

The NENY PGA & PGA of America are currently in a blackout period for the financial system from April 26-May 5, (Pro Classic #1 & Pro Classic #2 purses will be delayed) as a transition occurs to a new financial system, Workday. 

We will keep our members informed as much as possible but please understand that this will cause a direct interruption in tasks such as A/P, Purse Payments, etc. that will not be able to be completed during the blackout period. 

Members and Associates will receive a direct email prompting you to log into and create a Workday account and all members who have direct deposit your information should be transferred over. 

Thank you for your understanding and please reach out to our NENY PGA Staff team members to answer any questions.   


There will no longer be specific “golf facility guidelines” that need to be followed. All courses, clubs, and golf facilities in the State of Massachusetts can implement any additional safety measures as they see fit. 
 * Effective, on Friday, April 30th, Massachusetts will permanently eliminate golf specific guidance and the Face Coverings Order will be relaxed for some outdoor settings, inclusive of golf activity. 

There has been new guidance issued from the state on fully vaccinated individuals and face mask use.

Governor Cuomo announced many changes are coming and have been approved for restaurant service. 

2021 PGA Dues Deadline Extended

The PGA Board of Directors has extended the dues deadline for the 2021 dues billing process from June 30th to August 31st, with no late fee or suspension. These revamped procedures that take into account the challenges presented by COVID-19  pandemic. 

PGA HOPE Instruction Training Seminar  
Wed, May 5th from 8pm-3:30pm 
Hosted by: Wolferts Roost CC

Education Topic: Teaching Individuals with Disabilities

Training on: PGA HOPE Golf Program for Military Veterans led by Judy Alvarez, PGA and will include classroom and on the range instruction learning. 

Spots are limited due to COVID.

Registration Link for PGA HOPE Instruction Seminar

Are You Registered YET?

Do you know it takes up to 3 weeks to get your team uniform and kits? So, if you HAVE NOT registered your facility yet you are behind! Get registered and then promote to families/juniors and get all the benefits from PGA Jr.League!

Have questions? Contact Brian Bain, PGA Regional League Manager at 

Register Your Facility for a PGAJL Team!
We're excited to announce that next week the NENY PGA Section will begin utilizing Retail Tribe for our weekly E-News communications. So this version you're ready may look a little different but it will still be our content and our voice. Our new header is above and all of our members, associates, partners, sales representatives will be receiving an email introducing you to it. We've also included a complete secondary database and goal will be to continue to grow the members who subscribe to our news. 

We certainly hope that you consider sharing the E-News or subscription link with your own club members/guests as we want to continue to shine the news on our PGA Professionals and Section programming and help grow awareness.

Stay on the look out and again - we appreicate your cosnideration of sharing the links when they're ready! 
Way to go Eric Mabee (CC of Pittsfield) PGA Head Professional for making in through both cuts of the 2021 PGA Professional Championship contested last week at PGA Golf Club. NENY PGA Section is proud of you!

REMINDER - To all of  our eligible section Class A Members to mark your calendars now and get registered into this year's 2021 NENY PGA Professional Championship that will be hosted by Hiland Golf Club on Mon-Tues, August 23-24! All registrations must be done via the PGA of America. 
Get Registered Now
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