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Special Awards

Coll Blends His Best Experiences to Earn Golf Professional of the Year

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is thrilled to name Ryan Coll, PGA Director of Golf at Columbus Country Club, as the 2022 Southern Ohio PGA Golf Professional of the Year.  Ryan Coll, PGA Director of Golf at Columbus Country Club, is the

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Coach Yoder Builds Junior Golf Community in Southern Ohio

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is thrilled to recognize Chris Yoder, PGA Director of Youth Player Development at Scioto Country Club, with the 2022 Southern Ohio PGA Teacher of the Year Award presented by GOLFTEC. …Chris Yoder, PGA

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Grant Continues Tradition of Inspiring PGA Professional’s Next Generation through Mentorship

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is thrilled to recognize Jeff Grant, PGA General Manager and Chief Operating Officer at NCR Country Club, with the 2022 Bill Strausbaugh Award.  Jeff Grant, PGA General Manager and Chief Operating Officer

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Jurick Recognized for Commitment to Professional Development 20 Years After First Award

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is thrilled to recognize Steve Jurick, PGA Executive Director at Miami Valley Golf Association, with the 2022 Professional Development Award. …Steve Jurick, PGA Executive Director at Miami Valley

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Starr Shines in Cultivating Inclusive Golf Community

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is thrilled to recognize Matt Starr, PGA Head Professional at Meadow Links and Golf Academy, with both the 2022 Patriot Award and Youth Player Development Award.   Matt Starr, PGA Head Professional at

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Wilson Earns Recognition for Player Development in Southern Ohio

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is thrilled to recognize Chase Wilson, PGA Director of Instruction at Columbus Country Club, with the 2022 Player Development Award. …Chase Wilson, PGA Director of Instruction at Columbus Country

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Gilligan’s Unique But Functional Shop Earns Merchandiser of the Year at a Private Facility

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is excited to name Chad Gilligan, PGA Head Professional at Losantiville Country Club, SOPGA Merchandiser of the Year at a private facility….Chad Gilligan, PGA Head Professional at Losantiville Country

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Rash Elected to Southern Ohio PGA Hall of Fame

(Fairborn, OH) – Ray Rash, a 40-year member of the PGA of America has been elected into the Southern Ohio PGA Hall of Fame.  Rash began his career working in upstate New York but spent most of his professional career serving clubs in the Miami

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Distinctive Shop Style Earn West SOPGA Merchandiser of the Year at a Public Facility

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is excited to name Tom West, PGA General Manager at Heatherwoode Golf Club, the 2022 SOPGA Merchandiser of the Year at a public facility….Tom West, PGA General Manager at Heatherwoode Golf Club, is the

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Brewer Earns Assistant Professional of the Year Through Generation of New Female and Junior Golfers

FAIRBORN, OH – The Southern Ohio PGA is excited to name Jamie Brewer, PGA Assistant Professional at Hyde Park Golf & Country Club, the 2022 SOPGA Assistant of the Year….Jamie Brewer, PGA Assistant Professional at Hyde Park Golf &

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