The South Florida PGA is pleased to announce the recipient of the Don E. Beattie Scholarship: Alexandra Murphy of Tequesta. This scholarship of $2,500 is annually awarded to one Palm Beach County resident meeting all eligibility requirements.
The Don E. Beattie Scholarship was established in 2006 in memory of PGA Professional Don E. Beattie for his service to the South Florida PGA Section as a Past President and for his support of the game of golf. Don E. Beattie was a selfless, giving, unassuming individual dedicated to community outreach efforts and countless charities throughout Palm Beach County.
Alexandra is the daughter of Anna-Ruth Murphy and Kevin Murphy, PGA who is the Head Professional and General Manager at McArthur Golf Club in Hobe Sound.
Alexandra recently graduated from Jupiter Community High School where she maintained excellent grades with a 3.7 GPA. She was active in Student Government as the Parliamentarian her Junior year and Vice President her Senior year. Additionally, she was involved with cheerleading, golf team, Key Club, Students Working Against Tobacco, Math Honor Society, Science Honor Society, Social Studies National Honor Society, English Honor Society and Lamp of Knowledge.
PGA Director of Golf of Bear Lakes Country Club, Ted Strelec said this about Alexandra: “She has demonstrated kindness, enthusiasm and a strong will to succeed.”
Alexandra will attend the University of South Florida in the fall and will pursue a degree in Finance. We congratulate Alexandra on all her success and know she will continue her achievements at the University of South Florida.
About the South Florida PGA Foundation
The South Florida PGA Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded to support the South Florida community, with a focus on junior golf, education, scholarships and charitable gifting. The South Florida PGA […]