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March 1, 2017


2016 TENNESSEE PGA SECTION AWARD WINNERS


Congratulations to the following 2016 Section Award Recipients - awards given out Monday, February 28 at the Tennessee Section Awards Luncheon


Golf Professional of the Year 

Jeff Craig, PGA - Windstone Golf Club


Bill Strausbaugh Award

Paul Reid, PGA - Ladd’s Golf & Utility


Horton Smith Award

Jim West, PGA - Tellico Village


Youth Player Development Award

George Hall, PGA - Beverly Park Par 3


Richard Eller Growth of the Game Award

Mickey Barker, PGA - City of Memphis Parks & Rec.


Teacher of the Year

Jake Reeves, PGA - Fairways & Greens Golf Center


Assistant Professional of the Year 

Nick Bailes, PGA – Golf Club of Tennessee


Merchandiser of the Year: Private

Bruce Bowen, PGA – The Olde Farm


Merchandiser of the Year: Public/Resort

Jared Melson, PGA – Bear Trace at Tims Ford



THE OMEGA PLAYERS OF THE YEAR


Assistant Player of the Year

Casey Flenniken, PGA - Tellico Village


Senior Player of the Year

Bill Breen, PGA - Harpeth Valley Golf Center 


 Player of the Year

Glenn Hudson, PGA - Oak Ridge Country Club



THE DELEK APPRENTICE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS


Trey Anderson - Vanderbilt Legends Club
Josh Bevell - McCabe Golf Course
Justin Myers - Green Meadow Country Club
Kevin Snell - Tennessee Golf Trail (Henry Horton)
Chris Woods - Cattails at Meadowview 





December 15, 2016



2016 TENNESSEE PGA CHAPTER AWARD WINNERS


Congratulations to all the Tennessee Section PGA Chapter Award Winners. Thank you for all of your efforts to make golf a better game in Tennessee.

Section award winners will be posted online on March 1, 2017.  


MIDDLE TN CHAPTER


 Golf Professional of the Year:

Jim Vernon, Hermitage

 

Horton Smith Award:

Patrick Jackson, Vanderbilt Legends Club

 

Youth Player Development Award:

Jex Wilson, Old Fort GC

 

Richard Eller Growth of the Game Award:

Scott Flynn, The Little Course at Conner Lane

 

Assistant Golf Professional of the Year:

Nick Bailes, The Golf Club of Tennessee

 

Merchandiser, Public/Resort:

Jared Melson, Bear Trace at Tims Ford

 

Merchandiser, Private:

David Hardwick, Golf Club of Tennessee

 

Bill Strausbaugh Award:

Johnny Bridgeman, Brentwood CC

 

Teacher of the Year:

Barney Alary, Simplifying Golf Academy

 

Sales Representative of the Year:

Steve McDonald, adidas/Ashworth


KNOXVILLE CHAPTER


Golf Professional of the Year:

Ryan Ott, Tennessee National

 

Horton Smith Award:

Jim West, Tellico Village

 

Youth Player Development Award:

George Hall, Beverly Park

 

Richard Eller Growth of the Game Award:

Corey Wade, Stonehenge

 

Assistant Golf Professional of the Year:

David Haase, Tennessee National

 

Merchandiser, Public/Resort:

Ashley McGaha, Sevierville GC

 

Merchandiser, Private:

Scott Moran, Fox Den

 

Bill Strausbaugh Award:

Jim West, Tellico Village

 

Teacher of the Year:

Jake Reeves, Fairways and Greens

 

WEST TN CHAPTER


Golf Professional of the Year:

Kedric Perkins, Jackson CC

 

Youth Player Development:

Vince Alfonso, MAM Park GC

 

Richard Eller Growth of the Game Award:

Mickey Barker, City of Memphis Parks & Recreation

 

Assistant Professional:

Bobby O'Brien, Chickasaw CC

 

Merchandiser Private:

Keith Penke, Germantown CC

Merchandiser Public:

Brandon Mendes, Glen Eagle GC

 

Bill Strausbaugh Award:

Paul Reid, Ladd’s Golf & Utility


Sales Representative:

Brad White, Ping Golf

 

Cary Middlecoff Award:

Phil Cannon (posthumous)

 

CHATTANOOGA CHAPTER


Golf Professional of the Year:

Jeff Craig, WindStone GC

 

Horton Smith Award:

Adam Campbell, Lookout Mountain GC

 

Youth Player Development Award:

Lamar Mills, Cleveland CC

 

Richard Eller Growth of the Game Award:

Jeff Craig, WindStone GC

 

Assistant of the Year:

Jordan Douglas, Black Creek Club

 

Merchandiser, Public:

Devere Keller, Creeks Bend GC

 

Merchandiser, Private:

Henrik Simonsen, The Honors Course

 

Bill Strausbaugh Award:

Lamar Mills, Cleveland CC

 

Teacher of the Year:

Richard Rebne, Council Fire GC

 

Salesperson of the Year:

Tom Squires, Ping Golf

 

TRI-CITIES CHAPTER


Golf Professional of the Year:

Rusty Jones, Cattails at Meadowview


Horton Smith Award:

Rusty Jones, Cattails at Meadowview


Youth Player Development:

Adam Dean, Tennessee Golf Foundation


Richard Eller Growth of the Game Award:

Cody Weems, Tennessee Golf Foundation


Assistant Golf Professional of the Year:

Chris Woods, Cattails at Meadowview


Merchandiser, Private:

Bruce Bowen, The Olde Farm


Merchandiser, Public:

Pete Debraal, Cattails at Meadowview


Bill Strausbaugh Award:

Ken Crowder, Lonesome Pine GC


Teacher of the Year:

Euggie Jones, Glenrochie CC


Sales Representative of the Year:

Katherine Berrier, FootJoy


Tri-Cities Chapter Player of the Year:

Bruce Bowen, The Olde Farm


 


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