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Tri-State PGA

2021 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

John Kerins
Tam O' Shanter Golf Course

Merchandiser of the Year Award Resort

Mike Rogers
Stonewall Resort

Merchandiser of the Year Award Private

Tony Traci
South Hills Country Club

Youth Player Development Award

Scott Davidson
Parkersburg CC

Teacher of the Year Award

Jody Barrett
Cranberry Highlands Golf Course

PGA Development Award (Formally Horton Smith)

James (JR) Pond
California University of PA

Bill Strausbaugh Award

Hill Herrick
The Greenbrier

Player Development Award

Chris Breed
Berry Hills CC

The Patriot Award

Jeff Hutchinson
Coonskin Park Golf Course

Golf Professional of the Year

Mike Papson
Valley Brook CC

Deacon Palmer Award

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

Chuck Scally Sr. Player of the Year Award

Senior Player of the Year Award

XXIO Player of the Year Award

Steve Kusenko
Mon Valley Country Club

Associate Player of the Year Award

Willie McKay Trophy for Low Scoring Average

TRI-STATE SECTION PGA AWARD WINNERS WILL BE HONORED AT THE TRI-STATE SECTION PGA ANNUAL FALL MEETING ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2021 AT THE MEADOWS RACETRACK AND CASINO