2009 Section Award Winners
President's Plaque Award
This prestigous award is given to a member or individual who has shown an exceptional effort in growing the game of golf.
President's Award Criteria:
1. Criteria to Measure
a. Involvement in the promotion and development of growth at the club level and/or within the community.
b. Support of the Gateway PGA Junior Golf Programs including Gateway Junior Tournament, Foundation In-School Program, Play Golf America, and/or other Junior Golf effort.
c. Overall image, service and leadership.
d. Overall integrity as an individual and acceptance by golfers 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. Gateway Awards Committee will select a recipient based on the criteria.
3. Ineligible Categories
a. Last Year's President's Award winner
b. Class “F” and “Inactive” members
d. PGA National Headquarters staff and PGA Section staff
⇔ Award will be presented at the Gateway PGA Awards Ceremony, held in November
Table of Contents1 - Gateway PGA Joe Dodich Golf Professional of the Year
2 - Assistant Golf Professional of the Year
3 - Horton Smith Award
4 - Teacher of the Year Award
5 - Bill Strausbaugh Award
6 - Junior Golf Leader Award
7 - Merchandiser of the Year (awarded in three categories)
8 - President's Plaque Award