South Florida PGA News

52 SFPGA Professionals Walk with the Pros

On Wednesday, February 25, fifty-two South Florida PGA Professionals volunteered their time to walk in The Honda Classic Gold Pro Am presented by Tire Kingdom serving as pace of play ambassadors, interacting with PGA Tour Professionals and the amateurs in each group. This year was the ninth year the South Florida PGA and The Honda Classic offered this opportunity to PGA Professionals.

The Honda Classic is the presenting partner of the South Florida PGA Junior Championship and Challenge Tours.

Thank you to all the PGA Professionals who volunteered their time for this event: Judy Alvarez, Bill Balash, Kevin Battersby, Mark Beaulieu, Dana Bennett, Mark Cammarene, Jack Carney, Joseph Carlone, Frank Clark, Steve Clawson, Bob Coman, David Comstock, Chris Czaja, Chris David, Blake Dickinson, Rafael Floriani, Greg Gardner, Sean Gradomski, Jason Harris, Eric Hegstenberg, Mac Hood, Michelle Hupfer, Steve Jablonowski, Mike Jonges, Dick LaGrasse, Robert Lane, Thomas Lavinio, Don Law, Dick LeConche, Mike Mann, Terry McDowell, Thomas McGuirck, Mike McLellan, Chase Minnick, Bela Nagy, Steve O’Hara, Kevin Perkins, Bobby Petelinkar, Bob Purcell, Trent Reeves, Tom Regan, Rick Saunders, John Skaf, Ron Stepanek, Trent Stewart, Mark Thomas, Duncan Tinling, Duke Trombetti, Susan Vail, Michael Valicenti, John Vicker and Jeff Waber.

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SFPGA Professional Jane Broderick on the Golf Channel

On Tuesday, February 24th PGA Director of Golf at PGA National Golf Resort and Spa, Jane Broderick shared with the Golf Channel her insight on the #18 hole of the Champion golf course as the PGA Tour prepares for the Honda Classic.  To view this short video click here.

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 Paul Scaletta, PGA Assistant Golf Professional at The Bear’s Club in Jupiter, will compete in his second Honda Classic this week at PGA National Golf Resort & Spa.  Scaletta received an exemption as a result of winning the 2014 South Florida PGA Player of the Year point’s race.


In 2014, Scaletta finished in the top-ten in the South Florida Open (T4), Fort Lauderdale Open (5) and the Florida Open (T7), but his victory at the SFPGA Professional Championship/Section Championship was the highlight of his 2014 season.  With a victory in this year’s SFPGA Professional Championship/Section Championship, Scaletta also earned the opportunity to compete in the 2015 PGA Professional National Championship to be held at The Philadelphia Cricket Club this June, along with a spot in the 2015 Puerto Rico Open.


Scaletta says this as he prepares for the upcoming event, “I am both honored and blessed to have the opportunity to play in this year’s tournament. I feel comfortable and confident about my game.  If I can handle my nerves, stay in the present and go through the process, I will be successful.”


Scaletta will tee off at  8:35 AM off #1 on Thursday, February 26th.  We wish Paul the best of luck.  For more information and live scoring click here.


About the South Florida PGA

The South Florida PGA, one of 41 PGA Section offices throughout the United States, is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the game of golf while continuing to enhance the standards of the profession.  The South Florida Section is one link in the grass-roots network used to facilitate communication amongst the nation’s 25 million amateur golfers and the PGA’s 28,000 members.  The South Florida Section PGA is comprised of over 1,800 men and women […]

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