Written by Thomas Hutton

PGA Junior League Update

As the spring starts to gets closer, it is the perfect time to start thinking about PGA Junior League.  The Middle Atlantic PGA has always been the leaders in this program and our goal is to continue that trend in 2017.

Click Here to sign up as a captain and get your team going.  It is never too early to promote a great opportunity to introduce juniors to the game and start marketing the program.

New for this year is the ability to purchase PGA Junior League hats through the section. Each hat will have the PGA Junior League logo on it and will be $10.  This offer will run until March 15 with hats arriving at your facility on or around April 15.  Orders can be placed by clicking here.  Please update quantity in the shopping cart to your desired amount of hats and don’t forget to list your team’s facility in the shipping information.

We would like to thank Matt Miskelly and Imperial for partnering with the section on these hats.

If you have any questions about how to start a team, grow your program, or general questions please do not hesitate to reach out to Mike Aldrich or Bob Heintz.  Their contact information is below.

MAPGA Junior League Golf Commissioner
Mike Aldrich, PGA
maldrich@pgahq.com
703-728-9033

MAPGA Junior Golf Director
Bob Heintz
bheintz@pgahq.com
540-784-1966

Written by Thomas Hutton

2017 MAPGA Partnerships Announced

The Middle Atlantic PGA is proud to have many great section partners that help us achieve our goals of serving the members and growing the game.  As we head into the Holidays, we would like to recognize those companies that have already signed an agreement to partner directly with our section in 2017.    While we will never tell our PGA Professionals how to run their business, and likewise never promise any sales to our sponsors, we want to do everything we can to help our partners succeed in our Section.

As you start to plan your PGA Show and winter schedule, we would love for you to consider setting up appointments with our section partners for 2017. Please view our Corporate Partners page on our website or the MAPGA App for contact information for each section partner.

We are thrilled to continue our long-lasting relationship with Club Car in 2017.  Besides from their traditional involvement with the Club Car Pro-President, the Club Car Head Pro Championship, and the Section Professional Championship, new in 2017 will be the Club Car Facility Championship.  As always, we appreciate Club Car’s continued support of our MAPGA Professionals.

Below is a list of companies that have already committed to continue and/or expand their involvement with the MAPGA in 2017.

Callaway Golf – Spring Chapter Meetings and Tournaments
PING – Fall Chapter Meetings and Tournaments
Britt Sloan and Bushnell – The 2nd Annual Britt Sloan Scramble (April 17 at Woodmont CC)
PiMac – Presenting sponsor of the Spring Section Meeting
Streamsong – Presenting sponsor of the Spring Section Meeting
Rocky Gap Casino and Resort – The Rocky Gap Player’s Cup (October 16-17)
Signature Golf – Two Chapter Meetings in the Spring
EZGO –Expanded their involvement to 1 Chapter event and 1 Section event
Morell Studios – Presenting sponsor of the Club Car Facility Championship
Bryon Nelson – Fall Chapter Meeting and Tournament
Destination Kohler – Spring Chapter Meeting and Tournament
Tournament Solutions – Presenting sponsor of the Club Car Head Pro Championship
Celtic Golf – Presenting sponsor of the MAPGA Professional
Hole-in-One USA –Expanded their involvement to 8 Hole-In-One Contests throughout the tournament season
Antigua – Official Uniform provider for the MAPGA Staff and Volunteers
UMES PGA Golf Management – Presenting sponsor of the MAPGA Junior Golf program
Earth Networks – Presenting sponsor of the Club Car Pro-President

The MAPGA would like to welcome the following new partners for 2017 and thank them for their new investment into our section and professionals.

Turf Hound – Presenting sponsor of the Senior Championship
The Anthony Corrao Team at Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. – Presenting sponsor of the Northern Chapter Spring Meeting and Tournament
Country Club Editions – Presenting sponsor of the Senior-Junior Championship
Black Clover – Presenting sponsor of the Central Chapter Championship

We look forward to working with each of these great companies in 2017 and would like to thank them for supporting our Section.

More detailed information about each company’s booth number at the PGA Show will be provided in January.  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays