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2016 Pro-Lady Champions from Drumlins GC
May 23rd at Kanon Valley Country Club
|Pictured from left to right: Rita Bratek, Sarah Merrick, Sean Dadey, PGA and Mary Jo Bertrand|
The CNY PGA Pro-Lady Championship was held at Kanon Valley CC on Monday, May 23rd. 22 teams teed it up vying to capture part of the $3,500 purse and title of the Championship. The competitors were fortunate to catch a perfect day weather wise, that is of course, if you like 75 degrees and sunny. The golf course was in great shape and the food and beverage service was exceptional. A lot of hard work and preparation went into making sure of the events success. A special thank you to Todd Riolo, PGA, his professional staff and all the members at Kanon Valley CC. John Blain, longtime partner of the section and sales representative with Sun Mountain continued his support to Central New York Section Members and helped sponsor the event. Tanya Durni and Glove It helped pick the tee gifts everyone enjoyed and has already signed a partnership agreement to support the event again in 2017. For more information about the day including all the results please click here.
Spring Meeting of the Membership
April 18th @ Turning Stone Resort Casino
Our annual Spring Meeting of the Membership took place on Monday, April 18th at Turning Stone Resort Casino's Shenendoah Clubhouse with 80 of our members in attendance. We welcomed special guests District 4 Director Tim Fries, PGA Employment Consultant Michael Packard and PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua.
Pete Bevacqua answers questions from CNY PGA Section President Steve Nacewicz during the Spring Meeting's Q&A session.
Home to a Historic Player and Leader
Pioneering PGA Secretary Suzy Whaley literally grew up in the shadow of section headquarters
Virtually every PGA Section has a famous alumnus or historic figure. In the case of the Central New York PGA Section, it is proud to be the home of Suzy Whaley, the first female PGA of America national officer and the first women in nearly six decades to qualify for and compete in a PGA Tour event. Click Here to read the full article.
Former CNY PGA Junior Tour Member & U.S Amateur Runner-Up Competes in the 2016 Masters
Derek Bard, a junior at the University of Virginia, competed in the 2016 Masters April 7th-10th at Augusta National. Bard will then take that experience on to the 116th U.S Open at Oakmont Country Club June 16th-19th. For more information on this story Click Here.