South Florida PGA News

2014 Annual Meeting of the Membership Set to be Held August 4th at PGA National Golf Resort & Spa

On Monday, August 4th from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM the South Florida PGA will conduct the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Membership at PGA National Golf Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens. This meeting is presented by PGA National Golf Resort and Spa and is being held in conjunction with the Florida Golf Summit, a conference of allied associations taking place August 3rd-6th.

We encourage your attendance at not only the Annual Meeting of the Membership but also at the panel discussion and cocktail party taking place Sunday afternoon featuring SFPGA Executive Director Geoff Lofstead.   The panel discussion beginning at 3:15 PM on Sunday will feature nine individuals from the various allied associations throughout the state, and the discussion will be centered around the growth, current state and future of the game. Immediately following the panel discussion a cocktail party presented by E-Z-GO, McGladrey and Precor will be held for those in attendance.

Monday morning prior to the Annual Meeting the CMAA has arranged for a special keynote speaker from 8:00 AM-9:45 AM.  Immediately following the keynote speaker the Annual Meeting will be held.  In addition to the activities listed above, there are various social events and seminars that will take place.  For a complete schedule and registration for all of the activities tied to the Florida Golf Summit in addition to the Annual Meeting of the Membership click here.

 

Annual Meeting, Cocktail Party ($35), Keynote Speaker ($20) –  registration click here

By |July 23rd, 2014|Tags: |0 Comments

Peaper & Reynolds Win National Car Rental Pro Scratch

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. – Host PGA Professional Brian Peaper eagled the first and last holes Monday when he teamed with John Reynolds to win the 35th annual National Car Rental Pro Scratch Championship presented by Nike Golf and supported by Laser Link.

 

Peaper and Reynolds posted a nine under par 63 in the four-ball stroke play event at the Lost Tree Club, winning by a stroke over the 80-team field. Peaper earned $3,010.06 including the purse, bonus pool and skins game. For complete results from the event click here.

By |July 21st, 2014|Tags: |0 Comments

SFPGA Brings Golf To Kids Fitness Festival

On July 16-17, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission presented the 2014 Kids Fitness Festival of the Palm Beaches. The event was held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center and included over 40 different traditional and non-traditional sports.  Some of the featured sports included baseball, basketball, fencing, football, golf, lacrosse, martial arts, netball, pickle ball, tennis, soccer and more.

Five South Florida PGA Professionals and Apprentices were onsite to deliver golf lessons to kids who attended the event. Kids enjoyed a few tips on the full swing and playing a variety of putting games. Many kids returned multiple times throughout the two-day event and expressed great interest in the game of golf.

Thank you to all those who dedicated their time to grow the game of golf: Mike Jonges, PGA, Brad Roffer, Mike Ortega, PGA, Seth Francis, and Dave Pesacov, PGA.

 

About Palm Beach County Sports Commission

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is a private, not-for-profit organization contracted by Palm Beach County to promote and market the County as a sports and sports tourism destination. The Commission brings sporting events and activities to the County, enhances economic impact, stimulates bed tax revenues (primarily in the off-season), and maximizes utilization of County facilities. The Commission offers a full range of event service support, corporate partnerships, sponsorships and a local membership program that support its goals. Local, regional, national and international marketing efforts are ongoing by the Commission with sports organizations and event owners. The Commission also produces sports-related programs for the residents of Palm Beach County including the annual Lou Groza Awards program, the Sports Hall of Fame, the Kids’ Fitness Festival. For more information on the Palm Beach County Sports Commission go to www.palmbeachsports.com.

By |July 18th, 2014|Tags: |0 Comments