Read the NENYPGA E-News July 5th Update

July 5th, 2019



NENY PGA Pro Classic Video

NENY PGA Pro Classic #4 - Lake Placid Club WB Logo
Hosted by: Lake Placid Club (Links Course) on Monday, July 15th
Hotel INFO/Lodging Please check tourney webpage
DEADLINE FOR ENTRY: Wednesday, July 10th Before Late Fees
Starting Times - Beginning at 8AM
Format: 18-hole individual stroke play
OMEGA POY; Sr.POY; APOY; Legends Points Event
*Special thanks to our partners, W&B Golf Carts (Mike Behan) & Antigua (Bob Evans) & PGA Tour
ALL players will receive a complimentary logo'ed apparel piece!

Pro Classic Series #4 Registration

Pro & 3 Amateur Scratch

Hosted by: Waubeeka Golf Links on Mon, July 22nd
Reminder: 2 BB of 4 SCRATCH team format & Individual Pro is Stableford Points
Starting Times: Beginning at 8:00AM (select your tee time during registration)
Lunch will begin following play
: Wednesday, July 17th

Pro & 3 Amateur Registration

ATTENTION SENIORS - Deadline This Month for Senior Prof Champ Sr PNC
Hosted by: The Edison Club on Wed, July 31st
Reminder: 36 Holes will be played all in one day (stroke play)
DEADLINE FOR ENTRY: Wednesday, July 24th
Eligibility - Must Be Age 50+ as of the National Championship DAte (Oct.3)
All Registrations MUST be done via the PGA of America online at or by calling 800-474-2776

This is the qualifier for the PGA Senior Professional National Championship held October 3-6 at the Omni Barton Creek in Austin TX. The field will be playing for two (2) qualifying spots. The NENY PGA Senior Stroke Play Champion, if registered for the Sr. Professional Championship, will receive a qualifying spot automatically.


A Day for The Director - Charity Golf Outing

Remembering NENY PGA Section long-time PGA Professional, Hall of Fame Member & Golf Professional of the Year & friend in a fun Pro Am to help raise funds for the Lustgarten Foundation and the fight against pancreatic cancer.

Please consider donating, playing in and/or promoting the event.

For More Info, Sponsorship Opportunities & Entry Form

Any questions, contact PGA Head Professional at Normanside CC, 518-439-4505 or or Heidi DeBerry at 518-439-6335.

2020 PGA Annual Meeting

PGA of America News

103rd PGA Annual Meeting, Port St. Lucie, FL
Tues, Nov. 5th - Board of Directors Meeting, Past President and Delegate Arrival, South Florida Section Hospitality, PGA Hall of Fame and Distinguished Service Award Celebration
Wed, Nov. 6th – Informal Session, PGA Welcome Reception/Delegate Dinner on own, Past President Dinner
Thurs, Nov 7th – Delegate Golf Outing, PGA Special Awards Ceremony
Fri, Nov. 8th – PGA Annual Meeting General Session, Reception Following, District Dinner and/or Delegates dinner on own
Sat, Nov. 9th – Delegate Departures

Please be aware the above is a partial schedule and when all details are finalized, a complete schedule of events will be provided. Click HERE to view more resources about the PGA Annual Meeting

2020 Candidate for Secretary Election Guidelines
This link contains the Candidate Election Guidelines and Application for PGA Secretary. Please be aware that applications for Secretary may be submitted beginning September 15, 2019. Candidates must have their application and background check submitted and be nominated by a Section no later than December 15, 2019, to be eligible for any Candidate activity at the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show and be an eligible Candidate for the 2020 Super Regional Meetings.

Deadline for Submission of Resolutions
As a reminder, the PGA of America Board of Directors and Sections may propose amendments to the Bylaws by submitting Resolutions no later than September 1st. The Resolution need only be in draft form, as it will then be harmonized, put in proper Resolution form and submitted to all Sections in final form no later than 30 days prior to the General Session of the Annual Meeting. Potential Resolutions may be submitted via email and need to be submitted through the Section's Board of Directors for submission.

Based on direct feedback from our Districts, the PGA Board of Directors will not bring forward any action at this time on the District Director Election Model which was discussed during the 102nd Annual Meeting. The Board appreciates the feedback from the Delegation

Annual Meeting New Business Items
Below, please find the link to the 103rd PGA Annual Meeting New Business Form. Please discuss within your Section leadership so that New Business items can be compiled and submitted by the designated deadline, Monday, October 14, 2019. Click HERE for New Business Form

PGA Merchandise Shop

Members on the Move & Section Updates

Class A Membership Earned
Congratulations to Annemarie Kissane, PGA who just earned her Class A PGA Membership Status! Annemarie started out as a NENY PGA Junior Golf Association member playing in our Junior Series, an Assistant Professional, and is now an Assistant Golf Coach at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY for their women's golf team and coaches the PGA Junior League team for Pinehaven CC. Congrats Annemarie!

PGA Dues

6 NENY PGA Families - Recipients of PGA Financial Scholarship

We're excited to announce that 6 Children/Grandchildren of the Northeastern New York PGA Section were winners of a 2019 National PGA Scholarship. This year, due to available funds from the endowment, a total of $400,000 in scholarships were given out. There were 185 scholarships awarded. The John Cox Scholarship, for $5000, was awarded to 10 college students. The PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship is awarded to high school and college students and this is in the amount of $2000, and was awarded to 175 high school and college students, combined.

Each recipient of the National PGA Scholarship has been sent an email directly to them (the student) to notify them that they are a scholarship winner and a letter and certificate will be sent to them. If you have any questions or comments concerning the PGA Scholarship Program, please reach out to, or via phone at (561)624–7654.

The 2019 PGA Scholarship Recipients in the Northeastern New York Section are listed here:
1. Kyleigh M. Dawson (Granddaugher) -Nat.Scholarship, $2,000-Freshman - Bobby J. Pomeroy, Lifetime Member
2. Jillian Lees (Daughter)-Nat. Scholarship, $2,000-Freshman - Jim Lees, SUNY Delhi PGM
3. Miles Philion (Son)-Nat. Scholarship, $2,000-Freshman - Tom Philion, SUNY Delhi PGM

4. Riley Tavares (Son)-Nat. Scholarship, $2,000-Freshman - Peter Tavares, Saratoga National GC
5. Brendan Behan (Son)-Nat. Scholarship, $2,000-Sophomore - Mike Behan, W&B Golf Carts
6. Tanner Tarkleson (Son)-Nat. Scholarship, $2,000-Sophomore-Kent Tarkleson, Tark's Indoor Golf Center

DUES REMINDER - Last Chance!
If your club/facility covers your member dues REMEMBER to print and submit the dues invoice (which is located in your PGA,org account) as needed or you have a Proxy option to assign payment responsibilities to another individual (manager, finance/accounts manager, etc).

Deadline for Dues Payment: TODAY! -Friday, July 5th at 5:00PM -- before late fees are applied

Get Registered Now for Direct Deposit - Click HERE