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Edition-Fri Dec. 18th, 2020

Members On the Move 
A big congratulations to Andy Treen, PGA Assistant Professional at Taconic GC  who was just recently named the new PGA Head Professional at Quinnatisset Country Club in Thompson, CT. Andy will be transferring to the Connecticut PGA Section and will be missed but we wish him all the best in his next endeavor! 

PGA Professional Appointment Calendar
PGA Members can pre-order a PGA Professional Appointment Calendar to be mailed in late December by clicking here.  Supplies are limited.

Virtual Google Meet Webinar - Jan. 13

Mark your calendars for Wed, Jan. 13th from 10am-11am

Free to PGA Members & Associates  

Brian Bain, PGA (Regional League Manager) will discuss the changes and strategies for the upcoming 2021 season. Brian will highlight PGA Junior League, PGA. Coach, and PGA Family Cup. Approx. 1 hr in length and 1 MSR credit for class A members
Sign Up HERE

PGA Financial Assistance Scholarship Fund

The PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship application became available on December 1, 2020. It is open to the children and/or grandchildren of PGA Class A Members or Life Members in good standing.  The student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4 (unweighted GPA based on a 4.0 scale). The scholarship will apply to the 2021-2022 school year.

The application is accessible through PGA.org and accessible by going directly to the application site. The students who applied last year will go to the login page and login with the information they used last year. The username is their email address. The password is what they created.

A student who is applying for the first time will have to create an account to access the application. After creating the account, they will be asked for a Program Key. The program key is: PGA

• March 23, 2021 – Deadline for submitting Application
• March 23, 2021 – Deadline for submitting Supporting Documents

Apply Here

NENY PGA Section Office 
Please be informed that the NENY PGA Section office will be closed from December 23 - January 3rd.

NENY PGA Section staff will be monitoring telephone voicemails as well accessing emails so if there is something that needs addressed  and you need assistance, please feel free to reach out.

Tracie Warner - twarner@pgahq.com
Christian Torres, - ctorres@pgahq.com

PGA of America Headquarters will be closed for holiday break from December 24-January 3rd.

PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit, Presented by OMEGA
Is going virtual on Mon, January 25th 

The 2021 summit will bring together leaders in golf and sport to discuss the value of coaching and its future. Click here for registration info, pricing and more. 
Special Award Nominations are now open! PLEASE take a few moments and fill in a deserving fellow professional's name for an awards category. Nominations are open until January 22nd. 
Members are encouraged to utilize the nomination form below or if you prefer you can call, email or text NENY PGA Section staff with nominations as well. 

NENY PGA Section Special Awards  - View Complete Eligibility HERE
1) Golf Professional of the Year
2) Professional Development Award
3) Bill Strausbaugh Award (Community Relations)
4) Sales Representative of the Year
5) Roland Stafford Sportsmanship Award
6, 7, 8) Merchandiser of the Year (Private, Public, and Resort)
9) PGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year
10) Youth Player Development Award
11) Player Development
12) Teacher of the Year
13) Patriot Award
Submit your Nomination HERE
2021 PGA Merchandise Show
We know that many of you have questions about the 2021 Virtual PGA Show, January 26-29. The platform will become available for appointment-scheduling in mid-December. Click here for a current schedule of events! 

Holiday Season's Greetings to All!

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