2012 Section Award Winners

 

 

 

Nathan Charnes
Professional of the Year


Brett Moomey

Assistant Professional of the Year

Mike Govern

Soft Goods Representative
of the Year

     

 

Chris Hahn

Hard Goods Representative
of the Year

 

Paul Leahy
Bill Strausbaugh

 

Todd Meyer
Junior Golf Leader

     

 

Mark Christensen

Teacher of the Year

 

Ben Kent

Horton Smith

 
     

 
 

 

Mike Suhre & Kevin Corn

President'sPlaque

 
     

Jim Knoesel

Public Merchandiser
of the Year

 

Paul Leahy

Resort Merchandiser
of the Year

 

Ryan Johnson

Private Merchandiser
of the Year

 

     
     

2012 Playing Achievement Awards    


Bob Gaus

Player of the Year


Shane Blankenship

Assistant Player
of the Year

 

 

 

 


JC Anderson

Senior Player of the Year


Steve Heckel

Super Senior Player
of the Year

 

Barbara Blanchar


Ladies Player of the Year

     


 

 

2012 Gateway PGA Awards Dinner Photos - Click HERE

 

Bill Strausbaugh Award

The Bill Strausbaugh Award is designed to recognize PGA Professionals who by their day-to-day efforts have distinguished themselves by mentoring their fellow PGA Professionals in improving their employment situations and through service to the community.
 
Bill Strausbaugh Award Guidelines:

  • Demonstration of record of service to the Section and the Association.

  • Proven leadership ability.

  • Involvement in civic activities and local charitable causes within the community.

  • Recognized as someone of outstanding character.


Bill Strausbaugh Award Criteria:

 
1.    Criteria to Measure
 
       a.    Level of service to the Section and Association.

       b.    Leadership ability.

       c.    Contributions to building and growing the image of the game of golf, the PGA Professional and the Association.


       d.    Involvement and contribution toward improving the skills of other PGA Professionals.


       e.    Involvement in civic activities within the community.


       f.     Involvement with local charitable causes


       g.    Overall integrity and recognition as a person of outstanding character.

 
2.    Selection Process
 
       a.    Nomination should be based on a candidate’s entire past experience and commitment for continuing one’s contributions and assistance.

       b.    Achievements during the past five years should be emphasized.

       c.    Awards Committee will select a recipient based on the criteria.
 
3.    Ineligible Categories

       a.    Last Year’s Bill Strausbaugh Award winner – Richard Poe

       b.    Current members of the PGA Board of Directors

       c.    Class “F” and “Inactive” members

       d.    Apprentices

       e.    PGA National Headquarters staff and PGA Section staff

 

 
Other Considerations

 
⇔ Award will be presented at the Gateway PGA Awards Ceremony held in October