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:

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What are YOU WORTH to THEIR Bottom Line? – Liz Cooper

Liz Cooper PicPlayer Development Math

As we go into the fall season and things start to wind down at your facility now is the perfect time to look back on the programming you have offered in 2015 and show your employer what a positive financial impact you have had on the facility.  This can apply to anyone at a facility that offers programs, including groups, beginner programs, and individual lessons and any other type of instruction.  Going through an exercise the like one below has the potential to really open the eyes of your owner or employer as to what you bring to the table.

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Letter from the Northeast Section Secretary – Liz Cooper

Meet and Greet at Clydes in Rockville, MD.  Pictured L to R Linda Gaudi, LPGA, PGA; Holly Anderson, PGA; Joy Bonhurst, LPGA, PGA; Ashley Grier, PGA; Lynne Hunter, LPGA, PGA; Troy Beck, LPGA, PGA; Liz Cooper, LPGA, PGA.
Meet and Greet at Clydes in Rockville, MD.  Pictured L to R Linda Gaudi, LPGA, PGA; Holly Anderson, PGA; Joy Bonhurst, LPGA, PGA; Ashley Grier, PGA; Lynne Hunter, LPGA, PGA; Troy Beck, LPGA, PGA; Liz Cooper, LPGA, PGA.

Play Days and Meet & Greets

Lynne Hunter, fellow LPGA member from Kenwood Country Club in Bethesda, MD,  and I have been conducting Meet and Greets and/or Play Days in the Baltimore/Washington DC area over the last year.  We try to have one once a quarter and have had participation that ranges from 4 to 12 professionals.

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Letter from the Northeast Section Secretary – Liz Cooper

Liz Cooper PicHello NE Section Members!

My name is Liz Cooper and I am the new North East Section Secretary.  Thank you to those of you that have contributed content to this edition of the newsletter.  We are looking to change things up a bit and you should see a new format for all Section newsletters coming in the near future.  In the meantime, you will receive a NE Section Newsletter in your inbox quarterly.  We are always looking for new ideas and content so please feel free to email me at e_cooper99@yahoo.com or call me at 703-969-2465 with your ideas.

Remember the more you get involved in the Section, the more you will get out of it.  Please consider hosting a Play Day, or a No Play Day Play Day for those of you that still have snow on the ground.

Liz Cooper
e_cooper99@yahoo.com
703-969-2465