Philadelphia Assistants’ Organization

Click Here to Register for 2021 PAO Membership

PAO Mission Statement: The purpose of the Philadelphia Assistants’ Organization is to prepare Philadelphia PGA Section Assistant Professionals for future professional success as a PGA Member. We will give Assistant Professionals the opportunities to prepare themselves for the playing ability test, the PGA’s Professional Golf Management Program, the golf business, and future PGA membership. This is accomplished with leadership, mentoring, support through education, networking, and tournament competition.

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Dean Kandle, Golf Professional Growth
Education Partner

PAO Patron Program

As we head into the golf season, please consider sponsoring your Assistant Professional’s membership in the Philadelphia Assistants’ Organization through our PAO Patron Program.

The program allows ranking PGA Professionals to sponsor their eligible staff members for PAO membership. By simply paying the annual PAO membership fee of $75 for your Assistant Professionals, they will be able to take advantage of all the PAO has to offer, including networking, tournament competition, education offerings, volunteer opportunities, and more. The program is perfect for PGA General Managers, Directors of Golf, Head Professionals, and the like who put a premium on the self-improvement of their staff.

In the spirit of professional growth, and a “pay it forward” mentality, we hope you will consider supporting the PAO Patron Program. Click the button below to sponsor your Assistant Professional(s).

Sponsor Your Assistant

PAO Patrons: Head Professionals & Directors of Golf

Special thanks to those Head Professionals and Directors of Golf who are supporting the PAO and their assistant golf professionals.  Listed below are the Head Professionals and Directors of Golf who are PAO Patrons.

PGA ProfessionalFacilitySponsored
Keith Clawson, PGAMerion Golf ClubOwen Downard, PGA; Ian Lee
Ian Dalzell, PGAHuntingdon Valley Country ClubRob Singer, PGA
Ben Debski, PGAThe Springhaven ClubGary Mackay, PGA
Ed Gibson, PGAMakefield Highlands Golf ClubLauren Muhlbauer
Michael Ladden, PGAWhitford Country ClubEvan Mitchell
Linda Nevatt, PGAUnion League Liberty HillTony Shields, PGA; Zak Smith
Jeffrey Sikina, PGAOld York Road Country ClubMichael Dean, PGA; Harrison Pillion
Jim Smith Jr., PGAPhiladelphia Cricket ClubNate, Eichner, PGA; Rusty Harbold, PGA; Dan Hipp, Drew Marcoux, PGA; Mark Matricardi, PGA
Andy Watters, PGATalamore Country ClubKevin Nicholson, PGA

2021 PAO Committee

PAO Partners

Scott Hutchinson