Read the NENYPGA February 2nd E-News Update

February 1st Edition



TAX INFO & 1099 Forms

Please be advised that as of January 28th all NENY PGA Section & PGA of America & PGA Golf Enterprise, Inc. (PGA Retirement Plus) 2018 1099's were mailed. Please feel free to contact the section if you have any questions we can assist you with.

*Please note that the reason you may receive two separate 1099's - One may be from PGA Golf Enterprises Inc. and this is your Golf Retirement Plus account. If you need more information specific to this you asked to contacct the VALIC representative at 833-742-7587 listed on the docuement.

Section staff is also happy to provide a customer service to our members by supplying other helpful tax information such a s list of your tournament entries and tourney sites/locations. If you would like this list, simply call,, email or text Tracie or Doug and we will send you an excel summary.

Take The PGA Compensation Survey

The Section requests your participation in helping to ensure that one of our Association's most powerful employment tools remains effective for you and other PGA Professionals.

By completing the 2019 PGA Golf Professional Compensation Survey by March 31, 2019, you can receive up to two (2) Member Service Requirement (MSR) credits. MSR credit is automatically applied upon completion of the survey with a summary of your responses available for your records.

Take the Survey HERE
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Special Award & HOF Nominations Being Accepted

Nominations are still being accepted for the NENY PGA Special Awards & Hall of Fame!

We know you know a fellow PGA Professional deserving of an award so take a few minutes to let us know - via email, phone or text! To view the guidelines and eligibility visit our website.

Important Dates:

Feb. 8 – Deadline for Nominations Submitted to NENY PGA Section Office
Feb. 12 – All nominees notified (and nominees facility/employer notified as well)
Feb. 24 – Deadline for award materials submitted to NENY PGA Section Office
March 7 – Selection Committee Award Meeting and Voting

March 11 – Award Winners Notified
March 13 – Press Release of Award Winners
March 25 – NENY PGA Special Awards Presentations at Annual Spring Meeting

View Website for Eligibility & Award Categories

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Section News Update

Congratulations to Chris Ferraro who just fully registered into the PGA PGM Program as a PGA Associate! Chris was a former NENY PGA Section Junior member and has been working in the golf industry for some time now and has been an Assistant at Wiltwyck Golf Club in Kingston, NY. Welcome to the Section Chris!

Career Wellness Planning Coming Up
The next Career Wellness Planning Session is coming up quickly!!
Free one hour consultations (worth 1 MSR Required Credit) with section representatives and NENY PGA Career Consultant, Chris Kulinksi.
Register below and see complete schedule of other area offerings available.

Monday, February 11th hosted by Cranwell Resort in Lenox, MA
*Deadline to register Saturday, Feb. 9th

Sign Up Here for Your Appointment

Section Members Have Great Showing in PGA Winter Series

The ever populsar Senior-Junior Team Championship was held last week at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie with two NENY PGA Professionals making the cut, playing all 4 rounds and finishing in the money.

Huge shout out to Eric Mabee, PGA Head Pro at CC of Pittsfield and his partner from CNY PGA , Mark Tucker finishing tied for 5th place with their rounds of 68-66062-68-264 (-24). Scott Berliner, PGA Assistant Professional of Hiland GC finished in 35th place with his partner, Brian Cairns of Michigan PGA at -13.

For Full field results click HERE