Player Development


  • Recognition as a PGA Professional for extraordinary efforts in administering Play Golf America initiatives.
  • Development of candidate’s own programs that support both growth and exposure to the game of golf.
  • Overall image of the professional as a teacher/coach.
  • Use of innovative techniques and specialty certifications that enhance the candidate’s programs and ability as a golf instructor.

Dean Marks, PGA | 2017 Player Development Award

2017 Dean Marks

2016 Mike Fay

2015 Ina Davis

2014 Jason Guss

2013 John Lindert

2012 Ina Davis

2011 Jordan Young

2010 Bob Bales

2009 Jordan Young

2008 Scott Wilson

2007 Scott Wilson

2006 Ina Davis