Read the NENY PGA E-News October 14th Update

Oct. 14th, 2019



Fall Membership Meeting

Saratoga National Golf Club, Saratoga Springs

Monday, October 21st

8:00am-9:00am Registration & Breakfast
9:00am-12:00pm Meeting to include:
*3 Board of Director At-Large Openings Available for Board Elections
*Section & PGA of America Reports & Updates
*NENY PGA OMEGA Player of the Year, Sr. POY, APOY, Legends & Vardon Stroke Play Presentations
*3 MSR Required Meeting Credits for Class A PGA Members
*Breakfast and Lunch included

*Deadline Before Late Fees: October 17th

Board of Director - Member Announcements: Matt Daley, PGA

* Matt Daley, PGA Head Professional at Schenectady Muncipal Golf Course
has sent an official announcement he is seeking a 2nd term for a Director-at-Large seat on the board. Matt is concluding his first term (2 year) and is eligible for a 2nd.

Click HERE to view Matt's announcement & posted online at the Fall Meeting Webpage

PGA Junior League Workshop - Following Fall Meeting
Any professional interested there will be an Informal Round-table discusison on the Best Practices of PGA Junior League led by PGA Regional Manager, Brian Bain.
*Approximately 1-1.5 hours in length following lunch (2 MSR Required Credits)
*Please register online at the Fall Meeting option including PGAJL Seminar

Register for the Fall Meeting

2020 PGA Merchandise Show

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Due to increased demand, and with other conventions taking place both before and after the Show, rooms are limited, so book your travel today!

Merchandise Show Details & Registration

103rd PGA of America Annual Meeting

Palm Beach, Florida
Wednesday, November 6-Friday, November 8, 2019

Proposed Resolutions
The Bylaw version of the two Proposed Resolutions is found within the link below. These Resolutions will be discussed during the Informal Session on Wednesday, November 6th and acted on during the Annual Meeting General Session on Friday, November 8th.

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.

General Information
Within the link below, please find general information regarding the schedule of events for the 103rd PGA Annual Meeting, including the fiscal year 2018/2019 PGA Financials. A more detailed Agenda, 102nd PGA Annual Meeting Minutes and information regarding the Annual Meeting App will be available for review roughly 15 days prior to the General Session and will be posted to the Annual Meeting page on

2020 Candidate for Secretary Election Guidelines
The link below contains the Candidate Election Guidelines and Application for PGA Secretary. 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.

The OMEGA Champions Cup is the Section’s season-ending prize payout for the top 20 NENY PGA Professionals and concluded this past week with the playing of the last Major, the Tour Championship at Albany CC. The top 20 are exempt into the event and there is a points re-set, based on their finish from the Championship. Special thanks to OMEGA and PGA Tour, for their overall season long support of our professionals who participate and compete throughout the season. The OMEGA Champions Cup has an $11,000 prize payout for the top 20 and our 2019 final list can be viewed.

View the Champions Cup Payout List

Satch Sales Hole of the Week

Congratulations to John Neet, PGA Teaching Professional at The Edison Club who wapped up 2019 Satch Sales Hole-of-the-Week Competition. Neet birdied five of the nine, par 3 holes through out the season-long competition. All Class A PGA Professionals are eligible for the competition and all must have played at least 9 of the Hole of the Week holes. Rounding out the top were Scott Berliner (Hiland Park GC) at 4 under par in second place and finishing tied at thee under par were Glenn Davis (Albany CC0 and Dal Daily (Windham CC).

Hole of the Week Competition Final Standings

Berliner Earns 9th Consecutive Title of NENY PGA POY

Scott Berliner, PGA Assistant Professional at Hiand Park Golf Club wrapped up multiple playing titles with his tournament play this season. This makes his 9th consecutive year earning the NENY PGA OMEGA Player of the Year and this year also secured the NENY PGA OMEAGA Assistant Player of the Year and the low stroke average (Vardon Trophy) with a season long average of 70.33 in points events.

Peter Gerard, PGA Teaching Professional at Mill Road Acres Golf Course held onto the NENY PGA OMEGA Senior Player of the Year title.

Please click HERE to view the
2019 Final Player of the Year Lists

* NENYPGA OMEGA Player of the Year List
* NENY PGA OMEGA Assistant Player of the Year
* NENY PGA OMEGA Assistant Player of the Year
* NENY PGA OMEGA Vardon Stroke Average Winner