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Tri-State PGA

2020 Special Award Applications

The PGA of America presents the following special awards to recognize the outstanding performances and superior achievements of PGA Professionals. Based on a PGA golf professional’s entire career, emphasis is placed on the last five years of achievements. The awards are presented to recognize extraordinary accomplishments both on and off the course.

Merchandiser of the Year Award Public

Sam Depe
Hickory Heights Golf Club

Merchandiser of the Year Award Resort

Chris McGinnis
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Merchandiser of the Year Award Private

Chris McKnight
Laurel Valley Golf Club

Youth Player Development Award

Bob Gillespie
Tri-State PGA

Teacher of the Year Award

Gene Walter
PA Golf Academy

Horton Smith Award

Frank Blazewick
Stonecrest Golf Course

Bill Strausbaugh Award

Ed Habjan
Green Oaks Country Club

Player Development Award

Chuck Scally
Scally's Golf Center

The Patriot Award

Ron Lucas
PGA Professional

Golf Professional of the Year

Craig Mankins
Hannastown Golf Club

Deacon Palmer Award

Greg Altman
PGA Professional

2020 OMEGA / Tri-State Section PGA Players of the Year

Chuck Scally Sr. Player of the Year Award

Devin Gee
Oakmont Country Club

Senior Player of the Year Award

John Aber
Allegheny Country Club

XXIO Player of the Year Award

Bob Salera
PGA Professional

Associate Player of the Year Award

TBD

Willie McKay Trophy for Low Scoring Average

John Aber
Allegheny Country Club

TRI-STATE SECTION PGA AWARD WINNERS WILL BE HONORED AT THE TRI-STATE SECTION PGA ANNUAL FALL MEETING ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2020 AT VALLEY BROOK COUNTRY CLUB