PAYTON MINEAR, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY STUDENT RECEIVES SCHOLARHIP GRANT FROM THE SOUTH FLORIDA PGA FOUNDATION
ATLANTIS, FL – The South Florida PGA proudly announces Payton Minear as the 2015 South Florida PGA Golf Management Scholarship recipient. This scholarship was created in 2007 to provide financial assistance to exemplary students enrolled in this South Florida based PGA Golf Management University program at Florida Gulf Coast University.
Payton is currently working full time as the Assistant Golf Professional at Gulf Harbour Yacht and Country Club in Ft. Myers and enrolled in the PGA Golf Management University program at Florida Gulf Coast University. Minear’s resume is extremely impressive and highlights her strengths as well as numerous accomplishments. Payton’s goal is to teach others the wonderful game of golf and grow the game as a PGA Professional. Minear has a good amount of industry experience, working at five PGA recognized facilities including The Water’s Edge Country Club at Smith Mountain Lake in Penhook, VA. At Water’s Edge she was mentored by Ed Currin, PGA, worked inside the Pro Shop, aided with tournament preparations and gave over 50 paid lessons along with several complimentary lessons. Currently Payton is employed at Gulf Harbour Golf & Country Club under the direction of Mark Doss, PGA. Doss, comments on Minear stating, “Payton has been a great addition here as the staff and members of our club appreciate the high level of service she provides. Gulf Harbour is happy to invest in her future with whatever resources necessary to insure Payton’s success.”
Outside of golf, Payton has given her time to several foundations and charities where her duties have ranged from being a vacation Bible school leader, spending time with special needs children, packaging meals for the hungry and raising money for charities.
Minear’s ultimate goal is to become a PGA member […]