2017 Special Award Winners

Congratulations to the Michigan PGA 2017 Special Award Winners!

Award winners were formally announced and plaques were given out at the Michigan PGA President’s Dinner, Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at the Country Club of Lansing. The evening provided an opportunity to honor the 2017 Special Award winners, outgoing Board of Directors, and newly inducted Michigan PGA Hall of Fame Member, Tom Harding.

Michigan Section PGA award winners were also recognized at the Section Fall Meeting held on Monday, October 23rd, 2017 at Eagle Eye Golf Club.

 

Click the winner’s name below to read their bio.

ASSISTANT GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Rocky Mullendore, Travis Pointe Country Club

BILL STRAUSBAUGH AWARD
Jeff O’Malley, Pilgrim’s Run Golf Club

GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Kevin McKinley, Treetops Resort

MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR – PRIVATE
Jeremy Lathwell, Walnut Creek Country Club

MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR – PUBLIC
Ian Ziska, Katke GC/FSU    

MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR – RESORT
Zack Chapin, Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club

PATRIOT AWARD
Doug Bell, Manistee Nat’l Golf & Resort

PGA HORTON SMITH AWARD
Aaron Waltz, Ferris State University PGA Golf Management

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Dean Marks, Milham Park Golf Course

TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Jason Guss, Jason Guss Golf Academy

YOUTH PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Scott Wilson, Bay Meadows Family Golf Course

 


For more information on the Michigan PGA Special Awards Program please contact:

Anna Epkey
Michigan Section PGA
Communications Coordinator

aepkey@michiganpga.org
517.641.7421