Philadelphia PGA Award Winners

AwardNameFacilityPast Winners
Golf Professional of the YearDustin McCormick, PGAGlen Brook G.C.Past Golf Professionals of the Year
Teacher & Coach of the YearNick Iacono, PGAMerion G.C.Past Teacher & Coaches of the Year
Bill Strausbaugh AwardEric Kennedy, PGAOverbrook G.C.Past Bill Strausbaugh Award Recipients
Professional Development AwardBrian Soulé, PGAPenn State UniversityPast Professional Development Award Recipients
Player Development AwardRobert Munkittrick, PGAOverbrook GCPast Player Development Award Recipients
Youth Player Development AwardBecky Dengler, PGAEd Oliver G.C.Past Youth Player Development Award Recipients
Merchandiser of the Year – PrivateSam Ambrose, PGAChester Valley G.C.Past Merchandisers of the Year - Private Category
Merchandiser of the Year – PublicBrian Short, PGAPenn State G.C.Past Merchandisers of the Year - Public Category
Merchandiser of the Year – ResortN/AN/APast Merchandisers of the Year - Resort Category
Patriot AwardMike Wood, PGASaucon Valley C.C.Past Patriot Award Recipients
Justin Riegel Assistant Golf Professional of the YearBridget McLaughlin, PGAMerion GCPast Justin Riegel Assistant Golf Professionals of the Year
Salesperson of the YearKevin McClellan, PGAKM Golf SalesPast Salespersons of the Year

Special Awards Criteria & Eligibility

Any Philadelphia PGA Professional may nominate one fellow Philadelphia Section PGA Professional for each category. Please see below the criteria and eligibility for each awards category. Please note that criteria and eligibility are subject to change by committee approval.

Special Awards Committee

Anthony Malizia, PGA
Director of Section Affairs

Bidermann Golf Club


Curtis Kirkpatrick, PGA
District 1 Director

Medford Lakes Country Club


Michael Caldwell, PGA
District 2 Director

DuPont Country Club


Jeffrey T. Breiner, PGA
District 3 Director/Chapter Vice President

CC of Harrisburg


Mike Molino, PGA
District 4 Director

Philadelphia Section PGA


Thomas Michaels, PGA
District 5 Director

Berkshire Country Club


Scott Chisholm, PGA
District 6 Director

Rolling Green Golf Club


Tom Gilbert, PGA
District 6 Director

Gulph Mills Golf Club


Matt Bonanno, PGA
Head Golf Professional

Newark Country Club


Christopher Duckett, PGA
Head Golf Professional

Eagles Mere Country Club


Sara Muldoon, PGA

Hershey Country Club