BRETT JONES TO REPRESENT NJPGA & DUE PROCESS IN AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Australian born NJPGA Member & Due Process Stable Head Professional, Brett Jones, will tee it up for the second time this year in a championship alongside his brother Matt Jones. Brett, who also competed this year at the PGA Championship, will be competing at the Australian Golf Club November 26-29 in the Emirates Australian Open. The 2nd year pro at Due Process is set to tee off at 7:55 AEDT with Cheng-Tsung Pan (TAI) & Edward Stedman (AUS). We wish Brett the best of luck as he tries to make the 36-hole cut of 60 & ties and furthermore pursue a dream of winning his Open Championship!
CLICK HERE to view the final field. Brett was 1 of 10 players who were invited into the tournament.
Below you can find a schedule of the events as well as a link to the website to follow along with Brett’s rounds-
Be sure to follow along with the conversation on Twitter using #AusOpenGolf
2015 Herb Graffis Award Video
The New Jersey PGA Section was given the 2015 Herb Graffis Award for the second time in four years (also won in 2012). This honor, given out by the PGA of America, is awarded to the Section that has shown extraordinary and exemplary contributions in Player Development.
BILL CASTNER, PGA & THE NEW JERSEY SECTION WERE HONORED
AT THE 2015 PGA AWARDS CEREMONY (WATCH VIDEO BELOW)
Bill Castner, the Head Professional at the Plainfield West 9 Golf Club, in Edison, New Jersey, has been named the recipient of the 2015 PGA Youth Player Development Award which is an honor that recognizes a PGA Professional who has displayed extraordinary and exemplary contribution and achievement in the area of youth player development in golf.
PGA National Awards Ceremony Video Link: https://www.pga.org/nationalawards
KMIEC, MADDERA, SCHAARE & STEFFEN AMONG THOSE HONORED AT CELEBRATION OF GOLF
West Orange, NJ, Thursday, October 22nd - The Annual New Jersey PGA(NJPGA)/New Jersey State Golf Association(NJSGA) Celebration of Golf was held on Thursday October 22nd at Crestmont Country Club to look back on the 2015 season and recognize all of the award winners. Among those honored was former NJPGA Executive Director and current PGA REACH Senior Director, Scott Kmiec, who was given the 2015 Distinguished Service Award (the highest honor of the night). Also, notably honored were the three newly inducted members to the NJPGA Hall of Fame - Baker Maddera, PGA, Mark Schaare, PGA & Doug Steffen, PGA.