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Archive for August 2018

Ty Thompson

President Thompson Named Colorado PGA Golf Professional of the Year

Ty Thompson, PGA, has been selected as the 2018 Colorado PGA Golf Professional of the Year. This highest honor given annually by the Colorado PGA goes to a member for their overall performance including leadership, service and promotion of the game

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Dan Sniffin 2018 Awards Gala

Success Comes with An Open Mind Says Teacher of the Year Dan Sniffin

Dan Sniffin has come a long way from his remote beginnings in the middle of Nowhere, Wyoming, to being recognized as the 2018 Colorado PGA Teacher of the Year. “Being the recipient of this award is obviously a huge honor for me – I am

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Stuart Bruening

Stuart Bruening a Mentor to Hundreds Receives Bill Strausbaugh Award

If one were to ask the hundreds of golf professionals and outside service staff who have worked for Stuart Bruening, PGA, General Manager at The Golf Club at Bear Dance, to respond to the news that he is the recipient of the 2018 Colorado PGA Bill

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Trent Wearner

Player Development Award Winner Trent Wearner Thanks Those Before Him

The 2018 Colorado Player Development Award is being presented to Trent Wearner, PGA, Owner and Director of Instructor at Trent Wearner Golf Academy. He looks at every hour of every day as being uniquely different and doesn’t know how anything

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Erin Diegel 2018 Awards Gala

Youth Player Development Award Winner, Erin Diegel, Found her Niche Working with Youth

Fittingly, the 2018 Colorado Section Youth Player Development Award is being presented to Erin Diegel, PGA, Assistant Professional at Legacy Ridge Golf Course. It is known that Diegel has a passion for anything and everything kids. “It is such

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Jake ODell 2018 Awards Gala

Jake O’Dell, Private Merchandiser of the Year, Thanks His Team for This Award

Offering a one-of-a-kind shopping experience that meets the expectations of the members at The Club at Flying Horse is part of what guided the decision to name Jake O’Dell, PGA, the 2018 Colorado Section Private Merchandiser of the Year.

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Brian Carlson

Public Merchandiser of the Year Brian Carlson Provides Exceptional Moments to Guests

Head Professional at Walnut Creek Golf Preserve, Brian Carlson, PGA, was selected to receive the 2018 Public Merchandiser of the Year Award. His mantra is to keep your focus on the moments that you provide to the people that you serve. It is the

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Ed Marzek 2018 Awards Gala

West Chapter President Ed Marzec Honored with Assistant Professional of the Year Award

The Colorado PGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year Award is given to a PGA member or apprentice for overall performance including leadership, service and promotion of the game of golf. Knowing these criteria, it is apparent why Ed Marzec, PGA,

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Spencer Zinn

Independent Director Spencer Zinn Honored with Vic Kline Award

The Charles “Vic” Kline Award is presented annually to a member of the Section’s Board of Directors in recognition of outstanding service and leadership to the Section. This year’s well-deserving recipient is Independent

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Allen Walters 2018 Awards Gala

President’s Award Goes to Long-Time Friend of the Colorado Section, Allen Walters

The recipient of the 2018 Colorado PGA President’s Award is a longtime friend of the Colorado Section. Allen J. Walters, publisher of the Colorado AvidGolfer Magazine, is being honored with this year’s award. Walter’s magazine and

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