THE FINAL WORD: SERVING YOU AND GROWING THE GAME I know that a Golf Professional’s time is precious during the peak season, which makes me appreciate even more your indulgence in plowing through the position statements that Howie and I have presented to you.  Thank you for your time, and I will keep my final… Read More


“You’ve answered our questions…. now what else would you like the members to know about you before they vote?” Man, I thought the other questions were hard, but this is tough. Essentially, this is the “who are you really” question. Let’s start with this, “I hate golf.” Okay, now that I have your attention, I’m… Read More


WHAT HAS THE PGA DONE FOR ME? I think our Association is one of the best in the world at preparing people for the career we have chosen. In my case, I was looking for a career move that would motivate and drive me. I knew I wanted to get into the golf industry, but… Read More


WHAT HAS THE PGA DONE FOR ME? When I served you before as your President, and in traveling throughout the Section visiting our Chapters and getting to know you all, the one question that always came up was: “What does the PGA do for me?” The answer is relatively simple: the PGA gives all of… Read More


LEADING A PRO TO WATER This month’s question is: “The Section, Chapters and National offer a vast array of opportunities for professionals to benefit from their PGA membership.  As an officer, how will you help the grassroots professional engage with their association and participate in these opportunities?” This question was asked because getting PGA members… Read More


This month’s question presented to Marcus and I, I think is a critical issue that is often neglected. “The Section, Chapters and National offer a vast array of opportunities for professionals to benefit from their PGA membership.  As an officer, how will you help the grassroots professional engage with their association and participate in these… Read More