Philadelphia PGA Award Winners

AwardNameFacilityPast Winners
Golf Professional of the YearMike Wood, PGASaucon Valley CCPast Golf Professionals of the Year
Teacher & Coach of the YearSteve Sieracki, PGAThe Legacy Club at WoodcrestPast Teacher & Coaches of the Year
Bill Strausbaugh AwardJim Smith, Jr., PGAPhiladelphia Cricket ClubPast Bill Strausbaugh Award Recipients
Professional Development AwardDean Kandle, PGASt. Davids GCPast Professional Development Award Recipients
Player Development AwardDave Zimmaro, PGAOverbrook GCPast Player Development Award Recipients
Youth Player Development AwardSteve Chalmers, PGASaucon Valley CCPast Youth Player Development Award Recipients
Justin Riegel Assistant Golf Professional of the YearKeith Clawson, PGAMerion GCPast Justin Riegel Assistant Golf Professionals of the Year
Merchandiser of the Year – PrivateTodd Love, PGAWest Shore CCPast Merchandisers of the Year - Private Category
Merchandiser of the Year – PublicIan Madinger, PGAPlantation Lakes C.C.Past Merchandisers of the Year - Public Category
Merchandiser of the Year – ResortAlex McGann, PGASeaview GCPast Merchandisers of the Year - Resort Category
Patriot AwardAndy Signor, PGAPine Meadows Golf ComplexPast Patriot Award Recipients
Salesperson of the YearJohn Rutecki, PGAGreyson ClothiersPast 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