Weekly updates during October 22, 2018, including Four NENY PGA Professionals Competing – 30th Senior PGA Professional Championship, Fall Meeting Wrap Up, and more.

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Four NENY PGA Professionals Competing - 30th Senior PGA Professional Championship

Keep an eye on the leaderbaord HERE for our four NENY PGA Senior Professionals who are competing in the 30th Senior PGA Professional Championship this week from October 25-28 at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Wishing fairways and greens to:
Dal Daily (Windham CC, PGA Head Professional)
Frank Mellet (Colonie G&CC, PGA Director of Golf)
Herb Moreland (Western Turnpike GC, PGA Director of Golf)
Keith Sprenger (Mohawk GC, PGA Assistant Professional)

Fall Meeting Wrap Up

Tee Snap - Demo Link
As a follow up to our Supporting Partner, Tee Snap - Sales Representative Jordan Hollenbeck has provided a link for professionals to use to go on and book a demo time with him.
Click HERE

Forgotten Reading Glasses
These glasses were forgotten at a table and we're happy to return them to their owner. If these are yours simply contact the section office.

Forgotten Glasses



The PGA of America is gearing up for our 2018 PGA Tournament Series events at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, FL. Registration is now open for the 2018 PGA Tournament Series presented by GolfAdvisor.com. Players can register and view the full event schedule at www.pgatournaments.com or at www.pga.org/articles/2018-pga-tournament-series.

Open to both Members and Associates - there are 6 competitive events that have been scheduled for November/December. These 2-day events are a great way for you to keep your competitive game sharp during the off-season, take home a piece of the $37,500 purse and possibly accumulate national player of the year points in the process.

2018 PGA Tournament Series Schedule:

Tournament Dates

Host Course

Entry Deadline

Nov. 29-30 (#1)

PGA Golf Club (Dye)

Nov. 21 (12:00 p.m. ET)

Dec. 3-4 (#2)

PGA Golf Club (Wanamaker)

Nov. 27 (5:00 p.m. ET)

Dec. 6-7 (#3)

PGA Golf Club (Ryder)

Nov. 30 (5:00 p.m. ET)

Dec. 10-11 (#4)

PGA Golf Club (Dye)

Dec. 4 (5:00 p.m. ET)

Dec. 13-14 (#5)

PGA Golf Club (Wanamaker)

Dec. 7 (5:00 p.m. ET)

Dec. 17-18 (#6)

PGA Golf Club (Ryder)

Dec. 11 (5:00 p.m. ET)

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Upcoming Education Programs

CNY PGA Titleiest Golf Ball Plant Tour
Neighboring CNY PGA Section has planned an educaiton program that consists of a trip to the Titleist plant. There are a few spots remaining (bus will stop in Albany for any required pick ups).
For questions on this program please contact CNY PGA Executive Director, Alan Seamans at 315-446-5610
or Titleist Sales Representative, Jeff Kelley at 774-200-1078

Monday-Tuesday, Oct 29-30
Titleist Golf Ball Plant Tour, New Bedford, MA

For registration into this event please click HERE


NENY PGA Fall Forum - Excelling in Guest Services
Registraiton will be made open in the next few days for the Fall Forum Education that feature key note speaker, Skip Carlson, Director of Guest Services at the Saratoga Racino Hotel along with a few of our own NENY PGA Professionals presenting to talk about Customer Service and share some of their secrets to put into practice to excel in this area.

Save the Date: Friday, November 16th - 9:30am-1:30pm
4 MSR Required Education Credits

Membership Updates

Congrats to David Strawn, PGA Teaching Professional at Egremont CC who recently earned Quarter Century status in his PGA membership!

Congrats and official welcome to Tim LaSaraso who recently took the necessary steps to become a registered Associate in the PGA PGM Program. Tim has been around the business and the game for years and grew up as a NENY PGA Junior Tour member and has been working at The Sagamore GC for years.

PGA Members and Asssociates interested in any governance service on committees are requested to contact the NENY PGA Section staff or newly elected Section President Mike Behan at pgagolfcar@gmail.com