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South Florida PGA Hosts Operating Under the New Normal – Part II

August 19th, 2020

The South Florida PGA hosted Operating Under the New Normal – Part II, the second education webinar of the season.
Panelists Justin Thompson, PGA Director of Golf at Pine Tree Golf Club, Steve Jablonowski, PGA General Manager of Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation and Jane Broderick, PGA Director of Golf at PGA National Golf Club, discussed how public, private and resort operations have changed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic in front of over 100 virtual attendees.
The panelists, who represent the different facility types in south Florida, touched on a variety of topics, including: carts, staffing, international employees, out-of-state travel and what protocols to follow should someone on staff test positive for Covid-19. The different perspectives of the three panelists allowed listeners to hear the challenges facilities are facing at all levels and facility-types.
In addition to the panelists, SFPGA Executive Director Geoff Lofstead moderated the panel and provided thorough updates as it relates to executive orders put out by the state and local governments in Florida.
The webinar proved to be good insight to PGA Professionals in the Section prepare to enter the busy season in south Florida.
For those who did not attend the session online, you may view the entire webinar here.