2018 Special Award Winners


Congratulations to the Michigan PGA 2018 Special Award Winners!

Award winners were formally announced out at the Michigan PGA President’s Dinner held Sunday, October 28th at the Country Club of Lansing. The evening provided an opportunity to honor the 2018 Special Award winners, outgoing Board of Directors, and newly inducted Michigan PGA Hall of Fame Member, Richard M. Stewart.


Click the 2018 Special Award Winner’s name below to read their bio.

ASSISTANT GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
AJ Partenio, Walnut Creek Country Club

BILL STRAUSBAUGH AWARD
Kevin McKinley, Treetops Resort

DEACON PALMER AWARD
Monty Elam, Whiteford Valley Golf Club

GOLF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Greg Babinec, Crystal Mountain Resort

MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR- PRIVATE
Mike McGonigal, Egypt Valley Country Club

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

MERCHANDISER OF THE YEAR- RESORT
Elliott Oscar, Forest Dunes Golf Club

PATRIOT AWARD
Paul Hawkins

PGA HORTON SMITH AWARD
Ian Ziska, Katke GC/FSU

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Scott Wilson, Bay Meadows Family Golf Course

TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Adam Schriber, LochenHeath Golf Club

YOUTH PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Kelly Sivier, Meadowbrook Country Club

 


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

Anna Epkey
Michigan Section PGA
Communications Coordinator

aepkey@michiganpga.com
517.641.7421