Written by Thomas Hutton

Tin Cup® Partners with the MAPGA

(Falls Church, VA) – Tin Cup Products, LLC – maker of patented, made in America golf ball marking stencils, is pleased to announce its Silver Level Partnership with the Middle Atlantic Section of the PGA (MAPGA).

“Our company is based in Falls Church, Virginia and we have always enjoyed a great relationship with many clubs in the mid-Atlantic region. We are thrilled to begin a partnership with the MAPGA that will allow us to participate in their events and talk directly with MAPGA Professionals.” said Cabell Fooshe, President of Tin Cup.

“The MAPGA is always looking for local companies to partner with to help them generate business with our PGA Professionals and Tin Cup was an obvious partner,” said Thomas Hutton, Assistant Executive Director.

Tin Cup will be a presenting sponsor of a MAPGA Chapter Championship this summer.  With onsite activation along with general marketing elements, the MAPGA hope to increase Tin Cup’s brand awareness and sales within the section.

For more information: www.tin-cup.com, 703-876-6063.

About Tin Cup Products, LLC

Tin Cup’s patented golf ball marking stencils are crafted from 100 percent stainless steel and Made in the USA. The personalization process takes  seconds, placing the Tin Cup over a golf ball and tracing the design using an ultra-fine point permanent marker. In addition to more than 140 existing models, a customization program provides low minimums, affordable pricing and prompt delivery for corporations, charities and events.

Winner of “Best New Product” at the 2010 PGA Merchandise Show, it has been heralded by leading authorities worldwide, including CBS Sports, Cigar Aficionado, CNN, ESPN.com, Forbes, Gifts.com, Globe & Mail, Golf Business, Golf Digest, GOLF Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Men’s Journal, People Country, TheStreet.com, TODAY Show, USA Today, Yahoo! and many others.

About Middle Atlantic PGA

The Middle Atlantic Section of The PGA (MAPGA), located in Stafford, Virginia, is one of 41 Sections of The Professional Golfers’ Association of America, headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

The MAPGA has been a part of The PGA since 1925, and consists of over 1,100 members and apprentices in Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia and small portions of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. There are over 900,000 golfers playing more than 16.5 million rounds of golf a season in the Middle Atlantic region.

As player development remains a driving force in the golf industry, the MAPGA provides a wide variety of programs and assistance to support its members who teach the game, promote goodwill and share the game’s values to their golfing customers and their communities in general. Locally, MAPGA Professionals assist in raising over $6 million annually for charities.

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