Each year the South Florida PGA awards thirteen deserving individuals with the following awards: Golf Professional of the Year, Teacher of the Year, Assistant of the Year, Merchandiser of the Year (Private, Public, Resort), Bill Strausbaugh, Horton Smith, Youth Player Development Award, PGA Player Development Award, Salesperson of the Year, Player of the Year, and Senior Player of the Year. Individuals are nominated by their peers and honorees are chosen by a majority vote of the Awards Committee of the South Florida PGA. In addition to the annual award winners a minimum of two individuals are inducted into the South Florida PGA Hall of Fame each year.
New in 2015 the South Florida PGA will award another another deserving member with the Deacon Palmer Award. This new award recognizes a PGA Golf Professional who personally displays outstanding integrity, character and leadership, in the effort to overcome a major obstacle in their life. This individual is an unsung hero/heroine at their facility and in their community, who serve to inspire, empower and assist others, both inside and outside of the game.
We encourage all active members in good standing to nominate their peers for section awards. To nominate someone today click here. Please note that online nominations will available March 1 – June 3.
Click HERE view a complete list of previous recipients.