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2018 Southeast Chapter Meeting and Awards Presentation

April 18th, 2018

Author: Caitlin Huiting
On Tuesday, April 17th, the South Florida PGA Southeast Chapter conducted their Annual Spring Meeting and Awards Presentation at St. Andrews Country Club. Over 100 members and associates gathered together to recognize the outstanding work of their fellow peers and receive a report on all Chapter business.
 
Congratulations to Neil Lockie, PGA Director of Golf at Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club for being awarded the 2017 Golf Professional of the Year. Neil’s hard work and dedication was recognized by many of his peers in the Southeast Chapter.

During the Meeting, the Southeast Chapter membership elected Paul Clivio, PGA Director of Golf at St. Andrews Country Club as the President of the Southeast Chapter. Jeff Waber, PGA Director of Golf at the Old Course at Broken Sound was elected to the position of Vice President/Treasurer. Ben Bauer, PGA Director of Golf at The Club at Ibis was elected as the new Secretary of the Southeast Chapter.

Special thanks to the staff at St. Andrews Country Club for all their support and generosity in hosting this event.

Award Recipients include:
Golf Professional of the Year: Neil Lockie, PGA Director of Golf at Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club
Teacher of the Year: Warren Bottke, PGA Teaching Professional at PGA National Golf Club
Horton Smith Award: Judy Alvarez, PGA Director of Instruction at Monarch Country Club
Bill Strausbaugh Award: Don Meadows, PGA Director of Golf at Quail Valley Golf Club
Youth Player Development Award: Dan McLellan, PGA Teaching Professional at John Webster Golf Academy at The Breakers
Player Development Award: Bill Scott, PGA Director of Instruction at Don Law Golf Academy at Osprey Point Golf Course
Assistant Golf Professional of the Year: Mason Colling, PGA Head Golf Professional at Old Marsh Golf Club
Merchandiser of the Year – Public Facility: Bela Nagy, PGA Head Golf Professional at Sandridge Golf Club
Merchandiser of the Year – Resort Facility: Holly Taylor, PGA Head Golf Professional at PGA Golf Club
Merchandiser of the Year – Private Facility: Paige Golibart, PGA Assistant Golf Professional at Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club
Player of the Year: Mark Mielke, PGA  
Assistant Player of the Year: Alan Morin, PGA Assistant Golf Professional at The Falls Club of The Palm Beaches
  
Congratulations to the all those who were honored during this special event. 

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