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SFPGA Hosts Operating Under the New Normal Education Seminar

June 29th, 2020

The South Florida PGA hosted an education seminar this morning with a panel of three industry professionals discussing operations under the new normal and leadership during crisis situations. The Section was joined by moderator Marty Hall, PGA Assistant Director of the Golf Managment Program at Florida Gulf Coast University, Tom Wildenhaus, PGA Director of Golf at Olde Florida Golf Club, Darren Davis CGCS Superintendent  at the Olde Florida Golf Club and Tony D'Errico, CCM, CCE General Manager at Quail West Country Club.

Via Zoom where 70 members and associates of the three different organizations represented logged in, the panal discussed the changes they have made at their club and in their operation as they have navigated the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the panel of leaders took questions from the audience and addressed concerns and challenges that all clubs are facing.

Some key points that were discussed include:

- Positive changes that have been made as a result of the pandemic that will carry over into the new normal going forward
- Employment
- How the pandemic has impacted each area of course and country club operations
- How to continue to navigate forward and what the new normal will look like once the pandemic passes

To watch the panel, please click here