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    2020 Section Awards

Congratulations to our North Florida PGA 2020 Section Award Winners!
Tim Beckwith, PGA; The Oaks Club

Tim Beckwith, PGA; The Oaks Club

Golf Professional of the Year Award

The PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award is one of the highest honors the Association can bestow on a working club professional whose total contributions to the game best exemplify the complete PGA Professional. This award embraces a wide range of services executed by the club professional. Well-regarded as a model PGA Golf Professional.


Brad Brewer, PGA; Brad Brewer Golf Academy

Brad Brewer, PGA; Brad Brewer Golf Academy

Teacher of the Year

The Teacher of the Year Award is designed to recognize a PGA Professional who is an outstanding teacher of golf among the ranks of PGA membership. This award is based on a professional's overall performance in teaching; unusual, innovative and special teaching programs initiated or implemented; articles published; as well as outstanding golfers the professional has instructed.


Tim Beckwith, PGA; The Oaks Club

Tim Beckwith, PGA; The Oaks Club

Bill Strausbaugh Award

The Bill Strausbaugh Award is designed to recognize PGA Professionals who by their day-to-day efforts have distinguished themselves by mentoring their fellow PGA Professionals in improving their employment situations and through service to the community.


Matt Jordan, PGA; Streamsong Resort

Matt Jordan, PGA; Streamsong Resort

PGA Professional Development Award

The PGA Professional Development Award recognizes the PGA Professional who is the model educator of PGA Golf Professionals. This award is designed to give special recognition to an individual PGA Professional for outstanding and continuing contributions to professional education.


Vincent Burbank, PGA; ICE Golf Academy

Vincent Burbank, PGA; ICE Golf Academy

Youth Player Development Award

The PGA Junior Golf Leader Award recognizes the PGA Professional who is a leader in junior golf and who reflects the ideals of those who work with youth.


Glenn Scapin, PGA; Pasadena Yacht & Country Club

Glenn Scapin, PGA; Pasadena Yacht & Country Club

Player Development Award

The President's Plaque is designed to recognize a PGA Professional for extraordinary and exemplary contributions and achievements in the area of player development. This award considers the PGA Professional's growth of the game leadership commitment and the impact made at the facility.


Bryan McManis, PGA; Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club

Bryan McManis, PGA; Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club

Merchandiser of the Year - Private

The Merchandiser of the Year Award is designed to recognize those PGA Professionals who have excelled as business persons/merchandisers in the promotion of golf. The PGA honors PGA Professionals in three categories: Private, Public, and Resort facilities.


Bruce Mohler, PGA; Jax Beach Golf Club

Bruce Mohler, PGA; Jax Beach Golf Club

Merchandiser of the Year - Public

The Merchandiser of the Year Award is designed to recognize those PGA Professionals who have excelled as business persons/merchandisers in the promotion of golf. The PGA honors PGA Professionals in three categories: Private, Public, and Resort facilities.


Brian Riddle, PGA; TPC Sawgrass

Brian Riddle, PGA; TPC Sawgrass

Merchandiser of the Year - Resort

The Merchandiser of the Year Award is designed to recognize those PGA Professionals who have excelled as business persons/merchandisers in the promotion of golf. The PGA honors PGA Professionals in three categories: Private, Public, and Resort facilities.


Zoran Ilic, PGA; Lone Palm Country Club

Zoran Ilic, PGA; Lone Palm Country Club

Assistant Professional of the Year

The Assistant of the Year Award is designed to recognize the Assistant PGA Professional whose enthusiasm, growth, and leadership to the facility and involvement in the Chapter reflect the potential to lead and contribute to the future of the game and industry.


Fred Curtis, PGA; Isla Del Sol Yacht & Country Club

Fred Curtis, PGA; Isla Del Sol Yacht & Country Club

Patriot Award

The Patriot Award is presented to a PGA Professional who personifies patriotism through the game of golf and demonstrates unwavering commitment and dedication to the men and women who have valiantly served and protected the United States of America.


Tom Mirus, PGA; Golfweek AmateurTour

Tom Mirus, PGA; Golfweek AmateurTour

Deacon Palmer Award

The Deacon Palmer Award honors a PGA Professional who personally displays outstanding integrity, character and leadership in the effort to overcome a major obstacle in their life.


Nick Kowal; Titleist

Nick Kowal; Titleist

Sales Professional of the Year

The Sales Professional of the Year Award is designed to recognize the Sales Professional whose support and contributions enhance relations with the facilities and the company. This Sales Professional goes above and beyond to help support initiatives and tournaments.


Tina Wiswedel; Titleist

Tina Wiswedel; Titleist

Sales Professional of the Year

The Sales Professional of the Year Award is designed to recognize the Sales Professional whose support and contributions enhance relations with the facilities and the company. This Sales Professional goes above and beyond to help support initiatives and tournaments.


Scott Vandame; FootJoy

Scott Vandame; FootJoy

Sales Professional of the Year

The Sales Professional of the Year Award is designed to recognize the Sales Professional whose support and contributions enhance relations with the facilities and the company. This Sales Professional goes above and beyond to help support initiatives and tournaments.


Brian Overbeck; Taylormade Golf

Brian Overbeck; Taylormade Golf

Sales Professional of the Year

The Sales Professional of the Year Award is designed to recognize the Sales Professional whose support and contributions enhance relations with the facilities and the company. This Sales Professional goes above and beyond to help support initiatives and tournaments.


Hal Cohen; Kissimmee

Hal Cohen; Kissimmee

Amateur of the Year

The Amateur of the Year Award is designed to recognize the amateur whose contributions to the game show exceptional commitment of passion, time, and resources to grow the game and contribute to a better future.


Marianne Rechtoris; Oldsmar

Marianne Rechtoris; Oldsmar

Amateur of the Year

The Amateur of the Year Award is designed to recognize the amateur whose contributions to the game show exceptional commitment of passion, time, and resources to grow the game and contribute to a better future.


Therese Quinn; Jacksonville

Therese Quinn; Jacksonville

Amateur of the Year

The Amateur of the Year Award is designed to recognize the amateur whose contributions to the game show exceptional commitment of passion, time, and resources to grow the game and contribute to a better future.


Jim & Deb Kehoe; Sarasota

Jim & Deb Kehoe; Sarasota

Amateur of the Year

The Amateur of the Year Award is designed to recognize the amateur whose contributions to the game show exceptional commitment of passion, time, and resources to grow the game and contribute to a better future.


John & Kathi Skelton

John & Kathi Skelton

Amateur of the Year

The Amateur of the Year Award is designed to recognize the amateur whose contributions to the game show exceptional commitment of passion, time, and resources to grow the game and contribute to a better future.


Trevor Hughes; Jax Beach Golf Club

Trevor Hughes; Jax Beach Golf Club

Superintendent of the Year

The Superintendent of the Year Award is designed to recognize the superintendent whose contributions to the facility show exceptional commitment of passion, time, and resources to provide the best playing conditions and conservation practices.

 

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