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Celtic Golf Raffle Benefits Riegel Family

Celtic Golf is launching a generous raffle to benefit the family of the late Justin Riegel, PGA, who tragically passed away after an accident at Philmont C.C.

The grand prize includes six days and five nights at the five-star Killarney Park Hotel and four rounds of golf at Ballybunion G.C's Old Course, Old Head Golf Links, Tralee G.C. and Waterville Golf Links in Ireland for four golfers. A second prize, a foursome at TPC Sawgrass in Florida, was donated by Derek Sprague, PGA. Entries are $100 each (no limit).

Please consider entering the raffle, by clicking the below button and registering via Golf Genius. PGA REACH Philadelphia and the Section thanks our friends at Celtic Golf.

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Fill Open Outing Inventory via Golf & Give

PGA REACH Philadelphia, the Philadelphia PGA Section's 501(c)(3) foundation, is pleased to announce the launch of the PGA REACH Philadelphia Golf & Give Series. The series is designed to benefit golf facilities that have open outing inventory due to the COVID-19 pandemic by allowing those facilites to host events for the golfing public. A portion of the entry fees will be donated to PGA REACH Philadelphia. To learn more and to register, click here.

Register for REACH for Birdies

PGA REACH Philadelphia offers its “REACH for Birdies” program for the Philadelphia PGA Section tournament season to help support the foundation. When joining the program, PGA Professionals make pledges to donate a certain dollar amount for each birdie and / or eagle that they make during all official Section and PAO events, tracked by Section staff.


Tournament Season Reminders

As the Philadelphia PGA Section's event calendar resumes following the COVID-19 pandemic quarantines, here are a few reminders as the tournament season ramps up: 

Section Membership Programs: Register for the Tournament Player Division (TPD), Hole-in-One Club, Philadelphia Assistants' Organization (PAO), Central Counties Chapter (CCC), and / or Chapter Hole-in-One Club by clicking here.

Direct Deposit: To expedite purse payouts, we recommend you set up direct deposit by clicking here.

REACH for Birdies: Make pledges to donate a certain dollar amount for each birdie and / or eagle that you make during all official Section and PAO events. To register, click here.

Philadelphia PGA Junior Tour Affiliate Program: Participating facilities will promote the tour and in return, each will receive one complimentary tour membership for a new youth golfer at their facility. Register by emailing

PGA REACH Philadelphia Club Association: Support the foundation and receive discounted rates on equipment rentals and recognition on our website. To join, click here.

Membership Update

Please see below for the Section’s membership updates as of May 22. New facility or Section affiliations are listed immediately following the PGA Professional’s name, while prior affiliations are listed in parentheses. * denotes new PGA Professionals the Section; † denotes new PGA Associates to the Section; ‡ denotes changes within the same facility.  

Half Century: George McNamara
A-1: Adam Charles, Stonehedge C.C.; (Shadowbrook Resort)
A-6: Jason Gebhart, The Bridges G.C.; (Out Door C.C.)
A-8: Nathaniel Short, The Union League G.C. at Torresdale; (The Union League National G.C.)
Certifications: Richard Durham, Teaching & Coaching
Transfers in: Kyla Carlson
Transfers out: Brett Melton and Tucker Noel
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