There is no new information or response from the collective New York PGA Sections in relation to the clarity of the Guidelines of Golf from the ESD for golf in NY and as of the time of this writing (Friday, April 24th in the late afternoon) - Massachusetts is still on a Pause Order with no golf until May 4th.
Dave Lewis, NENY PGA Lifetime Retired member is relocating. Dave and his wife are heading south to be near family and will transfer from the NENY PGA Section to the Maryland PGA Section. Dave worked as the Head Professional at Van Patten Golf Course for 12 years until 2010 when he retired. Wishing you all the best Dave and continue to enjoy your retirement. email@example.com
Please be sure to share the below opportunity to your own juniors and families seeking information on collegiate golf!
Next Scheduled ** NENY PGA Section Member Discussion **
Tuesday, April 28th 10am-11am
Membership Open Forum/Discussion
Update on NY & Massachusetts - Golf Restrictions & Understandings
Golf Operations/Instruction - Best Practice Panel Presentations
NENY PGA Section will send out email invitations for our 7th Town Hall Video Conferencedirectly to our members.
REMINDER - That you can CALL in listen as well and the NENY PGA Section staff will provide 1 MSR Credit to Class A Members.*PLEASE be sure to mute your microphone or speaker (if on a phone) as it will be a necessity with a large group to have ZERO background noise
*Please contact any staff member for assistance if you need it to get connected to with the Hangout Meets resource
PGA of America - PGM Associate Virtual Seminar Schedule Reminder that the PGA has moved the PGA PGM Associate Seminars to Virtual Sessions during this time period. The seminar schedule offerings for the months of April and May dates are set.
NENY PGA Members: Take a Moment to Sign Up Now
Take a moment now while you have it and take advantage of the the opportunity of utilizing our ACH direct deposit service for any tournament prize checks or payments we send to you.
* Tournament Prize Checks or Refunds that may need issued to you * Secure and safe * No waiting - your prize money is deposited within 24 hours of the prize purse being processed
Rules and Handicapping Guidance During COVID-19 Era
Stay up to date and informed on the USGA Guidance regarding Rules & Handicapping.
The USGA serves in a governance role and to help golf course operators, committees and golfers better understand how the Rules of Golf and Rules of Handicapping apply to the various questions they have received thus far be sure to check out their webapge.
Golf Emergency Relief Fund - Phase 2 Based on the thousands of registrants, funds currently allocated to Phase 1 of the Fund are now capped. However, the good news is that Phase 2 was always planned and details of it will be coming as soon as they're made available from E4E. This phase will be a longer applicaiton process and distribute grants of up to $3,500 as reviewed and approved by E4E. Timing is expected to be up and running in the next few weeks.