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Early Registration Open for Colorado PGA REACH Invitational

June 26, 2017 - Colorado Golf Club

Registration is now open for the 2017 Colorado PGA REACH Invitational.  The event is set for Monday, June 26, 2017 at Colorado Golf Club.

   

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PGA of America and Colorado PGA Scholarship

Scholarship Applications Must Be Submitted by March 1, 2017

The PGA of America and Colorado PGA Scholarships program provides college scholarships for children and grandchildren of PGA Members. It encourages and promotes the attainment of higher educational goals for the children and grandchildren of PGA Members, based on evidence of a high level of academic achievement during high school or college.

 

Note: to apply for either scholarship, complete the application for the PGA of America Scholarship only.  Your information will then be passed on to the Colorado PGA.

 

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Nominate a Deserving Colorado PGA Professional for 2017 Special Awards

The nomination process for 2017 Colorado PGA Special Awards is underway.  Nominations can be made by PGA Professionals for any award.

 

 

G4 Summit Lineup Announced

The lineup for the 2016 G4 Summit is being finalized and already include a strong list of presenters. The event will move to the Denver Metro area for 2017 at the Omni Interlocken Resort will play host for the first time before the event moves back to the Broadmoor in 2018. The lineup for the Summit is as follows:

Aubrey McCormick - Principal of IMPACT360 Sports, Gina Rizzi - Principal of IMPACT360 Sports, Grow the Game while Promoting Whole Value Sustainability Best Management Practices through Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting

David Phipps - NW Region Field Staff Representative - GCSAA - First Green Foundation

Sarah Hirshland - Senior Managing Director of Business Affairs - USGA - Growing Engagement with ALL GOLFERS and the Facilities at which they play

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Two Certified Professional Programs to be offered in Sweet Sixteen Format

The Colorado Section PGA is offering its professionals a unique opportunity to complete the course work required for Certification in Teaching and Coaching as well as Golf Operations in dynamic group learning environments. Over 2 intensive days, we will work through the required courses in the Teaching & Coaching CPP at Bear Dance Golf Club (Jan 30-31) and Golf Operations CPP at Legacy Ridge Golf Club (Feb 1-2). 


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McCabe and Sieckmann to Highlight Teaching and Coaching Summit

The annual Teaching and Coaching Summit will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in the Denver Metro area.  The event will feature two of the brightest minds in the golf industry today; Dr. Bhrett McCabe and PGA Professional James Sieckmann.  

 

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2-Day Rules Workshop Coming to Denver Golf Expo

The Colorado Golf Association, with support from the Allied Golf Associations of Colorado, will be hosting a two-day Rules Workshop concurrent with the 2017 Denver Golf Expo.

 
New for 2017, the morning sessions will be a standard classroom presentations.  In the afternoon, the group will be broken up and rotate from "classroom to classroom" for three 50 minute blocks focused on playing situations.  These smaller groups are geared to feel like outdoor sessions while encouraging group involvement.  

  
The more guests you register, the more discounted registrations fees will be.  T he following golf themed pricing structure will be utilized:  Single: $75, Twosome: $100,   Threesome: $125,  Foursome: $150.

  
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Gott Awarded Callaway's "National Club Fitter of The Year"

Brian Gott, PGA Director of Instruction at Goff Golf, was awarded the 2016 Callaway Golf “National Club Fitter of the Year” on Monday, October 17, 2016.

 

“Brian is both one of the best fitters I have ever seen and a great partner to Callaway Golf,” Callaway CEO Chip Brewer said. “We’re proud to name him our 2016 Club Fitter of the Year and are confident that anyone who works with him will both enjoy it and be better via the experience.”

 

Gott Golf is based out of CommonGround Golf Course and specializes in delivering a tour quality club fitting experience all across the Section.

 

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Fall Meeting Videos Available to View

Were you unable to attend the 2016 Colorado PGA Fall Membership Meeting?  The Fireside Chat with Dow Finsterwald and the Open Forum with PGA President Derek Sprague was recorded and can now be viewed online.

 

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Krieger Inducted into Wyoming Golf Hall of Fame

Ken Krieger, PGA Head Professional at Cheyenne Country Club was inducted into the Wyoming State Golf Hall of Fame on Friday, October 7, 2016. 

 

Krieger grew up in Aurora, CO and is to this day one of the most decorated athletes at Aurora Central High School.  He was a three year letterman, finished third in the High School State Tournament and was selected to the All-State Team.