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Join Your Fellow Pros in Golf & Give Series

PGA REACH Philadelphia recently launched its Golf & Give Series, 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. Four facilities (Rolling Green G.C., Commonwealth National G.C., Valley C.C., and Saucon Valley C.C.) have already registered to participate; to join them, please email Courtney Curcio at

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.

Enter Raffle

Section Forms Women’s Committee

The Philadelphia PGA Section is proud to announce the formation of the Women’s Committee. The Women’s Committee was established to advocate for women PGA Members, Associates and Students, in addition to women golf industry members, and the women’s game. Members of the committee will provide a unified voice to bolster conviction, visibility and opportunity for women PGA Professionals through active communication and engagement. 

The committee, chaired by Meghan Spero, PGA, will work on recruitment and retention outreach within and outside the Section boundaries, offer career advice and continued mentorship, host networking and educational events, and lead as a conduit of change for club culture and perceptions of women PGA Professionals. Furthermore, the committee will collaborate with local allied golf organizations to create and promote programs that grow youth girl’s golf and the women’s game, while offering leadership and networking events for women and girls.

Philadelphia PGA Section Women’s Committee, 2020

  • Meghan Spero, PGA, Wilmington C.C.
  • Becky Dengler, PGA, Ed Oliver G.C.
  • Elizabeth Granahan, PGA, The G2 Golf Group LLC
  • Ashley Grier, PGA, Overbrook G.C.
  • Leila Mackie, PGA, PGA REACH Philadelphia
  • Sara Muldoon, PGA, Hershey Country Club

Participate in the 100-Hole Golf Marathon

This year's PGA REACH Philadelphia 100-Hole Golf Marathon will be held August through October with a fundraising goal is $25,000; to reach this number, we need your help! PGA Professionals and all other willing supporters are asked to register to play 100 holes of golf in one day on a date of their choosing at their facilities between August 1 and October 31. To participate in this year's 100-Hole Golf Marathon, please click the button below and register. Once signed up, you will be able to direct your members, guests, customers, students, friends, family and the like to for easy-to-use donation pledges. This year, the Philadelphia PGA Section and PGA REACH Philadelphia staff will be raising funds and playing their 100 holes at Cedarbrook C.C. in Blue Bell, Pa. on August 24. 

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.


Hatch Wins Central Counties
Centre Hills Pro-Am

Terry Hatch, PGA, recently won the Central Counties Pro-Am at Centre Hills C.C. by one stroke over PGA Professionals Brian Kelly and Steve Swartz with a score of 70. To view full results, click here.

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 receive winnings from events played after July 2, PGA Professionals must authorize credit and debit entries, and correction entries into a checking or savings account. To set up direct deposit, click 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: Robert A. Luhr
A-4: Wally Tittelmayer, Blue Heron Pines G.C.; (Architects G.C.)
A-8: Zachary Duclos, Applebrook G.C.; (Briggs Ranch G.C.)*
B-6: Frances Diodato, GOLFTEC - Moorestown
B-8: Brett Fernandes, Woodcrest C.C.; (Indian Spring C.C.)
Elections: Doug Delaney, Bill Fromholzer Jr.Luke GrennanRyan Mirenda, and Alexx Suchy
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