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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.

John Kerins - Merchandiser of the Year (Public)

Merchandiser of the Year Award Public

John Kerins
Tam O' Shanter Golf Course

Mike Rogers - Merchandiser of the Year (Resort)

Merchandiser of the Year Award Resort

Mike Rogers
Stonewall Resort

Merchandiser of the Year Award Private

Tony Traci
South Hills Country Club

Scott Davidson - Youth Player Development Award

Youth Player Development Award

Scott Davidson
Parkersburg CC

Jody Barrett - Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year Award

Jody Barrett
Cranberry Highlands Golf Course

JR Pond - PGA Professional Development Award

PGA Development Award (Formally Horton Smith)

James (JR) Pond
California University of PA

Hill Herrick - Bill Strausbaugh Award (Mentoring)

Bill Strausbaugh Award

Hill Herrick
The Greenbrier

Chris Breed - Player Development Award

Player Development Award

Chris Breed
Berry Hills CC

Jeff Hutchinson - Patriot Award

The Patriot Award

Jeff Hutchinson
Coonskin Park Golf Course

Mike Papson - Golf Professional of the Year

Golf Professional of the Year

Mike Papson
Valley Brook CC

Deacon Palmer Award

2021 ROLEX / Tri-State Section PGA Players of the Year

Chuck Scally Sr. Player of the Year Award

Rob McClellan, PGA
Slippery Rock Golf Club

Senior Player of the Year Award

Joe Boros, PGA
Treesdale Golf & Country Club

XXIO Player of the Year Award

Steve Kusenko
Mon Valley Country Club

Associate Player of the Year Award

Troy Williams
Valley Brook Country Club

Willie McKay Trophy for Low Scoring Average

Kevin Shields
The Club at Nevillewood
70.33 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 HOLLYWOOD CASINO AT THE MEADOWS