Read the NENYPGA E-News May 17th Update

May 17th, 2019



NENY PGA Pro Classic Video

NENY PGA Pro & 3 Senior Pro Am
Don't forget deadlines fast approaching!

Event Date: Tuesday, May 28th
Host Site: Schenecatdy Municipal Golf Course, Schenectady, NY

Starting Times: Begin at 8:00 AM
*Professionals remember that you select your own tee time during online registration

2 Best Balls of 4 (1 Gross/1 Net)
*Professional Amateurs must be age 50+

All Professionals & Seniors Ages 50-59: Blue Tees, approx. 6,350 yards
Seniors Ages 60+: White Tees: approx 6,000 yards (with a handicap adjustment)
*Please note that Seniors Ages 60+ have THE option of playing the playing the "regular" tee/yardage vs. the forward tee/yardage at their normal handicap

Professional Format:Modified Stableford
0 points double bogey or worse
1 point - bogey
2 points - par

Lunch: Lunch for all players is included and will follow your round.

Event Deadline: Thursday, May 23th at midnight

Register for Pro & 3 Senior Pro Am

2019 Sr PGA Champ Logo

KitchenAid Senior PGA Champ Access
May 21-26, Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, NY
PGA of America Members, Associates, PGA Golf Management University Students and accompanying immediate family (spouse, children and his and her parents – does not include member’s grandparents, brothers/sisters, spouse of children, etc.). Must show membership card and photo ID each day. PGA Members (only) may bring a guest instead of their spouse. Section Employees and their spouse may receive a complimentary daily ticket. Section Employees must show current Section Employee card and photo identification. Spouse must accompany the Section Employee to receive ticket. Go to the Will Call trailer located near admission gate to pick up daily ticket. Ticket Information: (800) 742-4653;

Junior Programs
PGA Merchandise Shop

Members on the Move & Section Updates

We are pleased to welcome Robert Aronowitz, B-8 to the section. Robert comes from the South Florida PGA Section and is the new Assistant Professional at Waubeeka Golf Links in Williamstown, MA.

Rules Decisions Book Remaining
We have just a handful of Rules of Golf Decisions books left over from our Rules of Golf Workskhop. If you need a new copy for yourself or to keep in your golf shop please contact us. We're happy to distribute for our cost ($15/per book).

SUNY Delhi

Academic Accomplishments for Kids of SUNY Delhi's PGA Professionals

Big things are happening recently at the Delaware Academy in Delhi, NY for some of our NENY PGA Professional Members and more specifically for their kids! Jillian Lees (daughter of Jim Lees, PGA Professional at SUNY Delhi PGM Program) was named the Valedictorian of the 2019 class and the Salutatorian is Miles Philion (son of Tom Philion, PGA Professional at SUNY Delhi PGM Program).

Jillian Lees plans to attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) as an undeclared major and she has won numerous awards and honors for her academic success. She extremely active in her community and also involved in varsity cross country and varsity track and field.

Miles will be attending Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ and plans to be a Biology/Chemistry major. In addition to his academic accomplishments, Miles is a very talented golfer. He participated in the Northeastern New York PGA Junior Tour Series and ended as one of the top players. In varsity golf he was midstate athletic conference first team and was a section 4 state qualifier as well as a scholar athlete.

Great stuff and congratulations!

All National PGA Section Championships/Qualifiers - MUST Register through PGA of America
*NO LATE Entries
*Skins Game
Entry is INCLUDED in the Entry Fee

NENY PGA Section - PGA Professional Championship
Hosted by: Saratoga Spa Golf Course on Tues-Wed, Sept 10-11
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, Sept 4th

NENY PGA Section -PGA Senior Professional Championship
Hosted by: The Edison Club on Wed, July 31st
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, July 24th

NENY PGA Section - National Car Rental PGA Assistants Championship
Hosted by: Berkshire Hills Country Club on Tuesday, July 3
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 28th

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