National PGA Special Awards

National PGA Special Awards

Each year, the PGA of America recognizes 12 individuals around the 41 PGA Sections, who have fit the criteria as a complete PGA Professional in their category. The following winners have been recognized at the national level for their Special Awards.

2016 – Bryan JONES, Black Oak GC, Horton Smith Award
2016 – Mike ADAMS, Hamilton Farm GC, Teacher of the Year
2015 – Bill CASTNER, Plainfield West Nine GC, Youth Player Development
2015 – New Jersey Section, Herb Graffis Award
2014 – George ANCUTA, Knoll GC, Public Merchandiser of the Year
2013 – Scott PARIS, Plainfield CC, Private Merchandiser of the Year
2013 – Dan PASTERNAK, Panther Valley G & CC, Bill Strausbaugh Award
2012 – New Jersey Section, Herb Graffis Award
2007 – Doug STEFFEN, Baltusrol GC, Private Merchandiser of the Year
2000 – Greg LECKER, Canoe Brook CC, Private Merchandiser of the Year