Georgia PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit
Nov. 20-21 at Idle Hour Club
Registration is now open for the 2016 Georgia PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit. Get ready for an interactive teaching and learning experience at the renowned Idle Hour Club in Macon. Led by Michael Breed, host of the Golf Channel’s hit show The Golf Fix, the Summit topics and presentations will include live lessons, marketing best practices, and discussions on business development and growth.
Registration will begin at 2 P.M. on Sunday, November 20th in the clubhouse at Idle Hour. A cocktail reception and dinner will be provided on Sunday night and lunch and refreshments are included for Monday. The summit will finish at 4 P.M. on Monday, November 21st.
We hope you make plans to join us! Please register online by Wednesday, November 16th at 10 A.M.
Take advantage of the Early Bird Registration! Register by Monday, October 31st and receive $25 off the 2-day registration or $15 off the 1-day registration.
Georgia PGA Wins 41st Billy Peters Cup Over GSGA
Victory is 4th in a Row in Biennial Matches
Under ideal autumn conditions, the Georgia PGA team won the 41st edition of the Billy Peters Cup Matches over a team from the Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA) by a narrow margin of 16.5 to 15.5. The matches were conducted at The Legends of Chateau Elan in Braselton for the first time in the history of the competition.
With the victory, the Georgia PGA claimed the Peters Cup for the fourth consecutive time, and now hold a series lead of 23.5 -16.5 over the amateur association. It is the first time since 1982-1986 that the Georgia PGA has won four matches in a row.
Tim Weinhart Captures Georgia PGA Professional Championship
Earns berth in 50th PGA Professional Championship while making Georgia PGA history
Tim Weinhart of the Tim Weinhart Golf Academy at Heritage Golf Links won the Georgia PGA Professional Championship, which was conducted at The Oconee Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee and will lead eight Section PGA Professionals to compete in the 50th PGA Professional Championship, June 18-21, 2017, at Sun River Resort in Sun River, Oregon.
Weinhart turned in a winning total of -5 under par 139 to capture the Georgia PGA Professional Champion title for a record fifth time. Weinhart also claimed his record-setting ninth Georgia PGA Omega Player of the Year title. For his efforts Weinhart earned the first place check of $4,500.
Sonny Skinner of Spring Hill Country Club finished at -3 under par 141 to claim second place. They are joined by, Craig Stevens of Brookstone Golf and Country Club, Karen Paolozzi of the Druid Hills Golf Club and Paul Claxton of Hawk’s Point Golf Club who all finished in a tie for third place at -2 under par 142. Rounding out the Georgia PGA qualifiers are Justin Martin of The First Tee of Atlanta, Jeff Fraiser of Chicopee Woods Golf Course and Mark Anderson of Brunswick Country Club. It will be the debut for both Martin and Fraiser in the PGA Professional Championship.
Weinhart Makes Georgia PGA History with 9th Player of the Year Title
Roswell, GA --- Highlighted by his outstanding play all year, PGA Teaching Professional Tim Weinhart of the Tim Weinhart Golf Academy at Heritage Golf Links in Tucker recently earned his record-setting 9th Georgia PGA Player of the Year title presented by OMEGA.
Weinhart started the year with a tied for 15th place finish back in May at the Rivermont Championship which was conducted at Rivermont Golf Club. He kept up his strong play into the summer months. In June, the 47-year-old from Alpharetta finished in 6th place at the Yamaha Atlanta Open played at St. Ives Country Club in Johns Creek.