Troy Beck to host Golf Program for Female Veterans

NE TroyBeckTroy Beck, LPGA and PGA member and owner of the Troy Beck Golf Academy at Glenn Dale Golf Course in Glenn Dale, MD, is the host professional for one of the only PGA HOPE – Golf Program for Female Veterans-taught only to female veterans by only female golf professionals.

Troy is teaming up with PGA HOPE to provide training for female PGA and LPGA professionals on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.  The Golf Program for Female Veterans will be conducted the next 6 Saturdays, from April 16 to May 21, 2015 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

If you are interested in teaching at any of the sessions please contact Troy at tbgabeckster@aol.com.  Please note that you must attend the Adaptive Golf training on Saturday, April 9, 2016 to be eligible to be an instructor at any of the sessions.

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Gems on Running a Junior Program – Colleen Henry

When asked to write about some insights on junior golf, I was honored.  Our network has so many fun and engaging professionals that I’m confident what we do at Rancho del Pueblo Golf Course is happening a lot around our Section.  That being said, I’ve discovered some gems (fundamentals) that are the foundations of success for any junior golf program.

Know your ‘WHY’!  Why do you want to coach juniors?  I’ve met several colleagues who say, ‘Nope … not interested in that target market.’  That’s OK.  For me, young people are energizing.  They are so honest, candid and eager to learn.  They live in the present moment, which is a gift many adults are trying to get back to.

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Sally Dodge Celebrates 40 years at Pebble Beach on January 12th, 2016-by Rebecka Heinmert

Sally Dodge once wanted to travel the world to play golf professionally. In 1976, after missing the cut by 6 strokes at the LPGA Qualifying School, she became the first female golf professional at Pebble Beach Golf Links. For 40 years, she has had the world travel to her. Here is her story.

I meet Sally at Olive Garden in Palo Alto in the late afternoon on a Tuesday in February. I’ve met Sally once before at the pro shop at Pebble Beach. It is the perfect contrast—the fanciness of Pebble versus the chain restaurant. As our chat goes, it becomes apparent to me how Sally’s life has been—and still is—illuminated by some of the most famous celebrities in golf and on the planet. However, Sally has had the same P.O. Box since she first started 40 years ago, and lives quietly in Pacific Grove at her home of 11 years.

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NE Section Upcoming Meet and Greets

Tuesday, March 29 at 7 p.m.
Clyde’s 
10221 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044

Hosted by Liz Cooper and Lynne Hunter

Come be a part of the next LPGA Meet & Greet and don’t forget you will get 2 LPGA Required CU’s for coming! Please bring your best program idea from 2015 and maybe one that you will not be trying again in 2016!

These events are great ways to meet your fellow professionals, network and share best practices in a casual atmosphere.

There will be some people that stay for dinner after Happy Hour, so please plan on staying if you would like.

RSVP to Liz Cooper at e_cooper99@yahoo.com

 


 

Friday, April 1 at 7 p.m.
Heartland Brewery
350 5th Ave at 34th St,
New York NY 10118

Hosted by Sara Doell

Come be a part of the next  LPGA Meet & Greet and don’t forget you will get 2 LPGA Required CU’s for coming!

These events are great ways to meet your fellow professionals, network and share best practices in a casual atmosphere.

RSVP to Sara Doell at saradoell@gmail.com