2016 Section Of The Year Award Winners

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Septamber 22, 2016 – The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) membership has selected the recipients of annual section Teacher, Professional, Coach and Junior Golf Leadership awards. Each of the six sections of the LPGA T&CP—Central, Midwest, Northeast, Southeast, Western, and International—winners are selected by the Section Officers and Section Nominating Committee Chair annually in each of the four categories.

The LPGA T&CP National Awards Selection Committee will select the overall national award winner in each category from among the section award winners. The national winners will be announced in the coming weeks.

The 2016 LPGA T&CP Section Award winners are as follows:

Central Section

Teacher — Marvol Barnard
Professional — Kristen Samp
Coach — Kim Haddow
Junior Leader — Kay Cornelius

International Section

Teacher — Jiyeun Seo
Professional — Sunny Oh
Coach — Soyoung Park
Junior Leader — Yoshie Koyama

Midwest Section

Teacher — Maria Palozola
Professional — Sally Collins
Coach — Janet Bolle-Carl
Junior Leader — Eva Chaffin

Northeast Section

Teacher — Debbie O’Connell
Professional — Liz Cooper
Coach — Molly Tullar Braid
Junior Leader — Stacy Miller-Arndt

Southeast Section

Teacher — Nancy Harvey
Professional — Mary-Lee Cobick
Coach — Kelley Hester
Junior Leader — Dona Lerner

Western Section

Teacher — Jennifer Greggain
Professional — Kelley Spooner
Coach — Mary Ritchie
Junior Leader — Jennifer Alexander


3 thoughts on “2016 Section Of The Year Award Winners

  1. […] Liz Cooper, LPGA/PGA Director of Player Development at Army Navy CC said “The College Golf Seminar is an eye opening glimpse into what it takes to play competitive golf in college. I would encourage all golf professionals who work with juniors to attend this event as it provides the unique opportunity to interact with coaches from Division I to Division III. I think, most importantly, I walked away with a network of college coaches that I can reach out to with any questions I have in the future. […]


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