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Over 850 PGA Professionals

working at over 260 facilities.
One of the Georgia PGA's primary goals is
promoting the game of golf through clinics,
junior and minority golf programs, consumer
programs, and print and television media.
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About the Georgia PGA

The Georgia PGA is one of the 41 Sections of The PGA of America. Its membership includes over 850 PGA Professionals working at over 260 golf courses, clubs, and ranges throughout the state. Additionally, more than 20 Georgia PGA members compete on one of the PGA Tours. In keeping with the fundamental objectives laid down by its founders, one of the Georgia PGA’s primary goals is promoting the game of golf through clinics, junior and minority golf programs, consumer programs, and print and television media.

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2nd Annual Putting Contest at the Pro-Pro Championship presented by Golf Pro Payments @globalgolfsales @clippdgolf! ... See MoreSee Less

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What a beautiful day out at Sea Island Resorts for the annual Georgia PGA Pro-Pro Championship and Toy Drive! The Georgia PGA and 240 of their PGA Members partner up with the Davis Love Foundation to support the Local Boys and Girls Club! ... See MoreSee Less

What a beautiful day out at Sea Island Resorts for the annual Georgia PGA Pro-Pro Championship and Toy Drive! The Georgia PGA and 240 of their PGA Members partner up with the Davis Love Foundation to support the Local Boys and Girls Club!

Our last award is the Georgia PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award. This award best exemplifies the complete PGA golf professional. This years recipient is John Wade, PGA Professional of Ocean Forest Golf Club! ... See MoreSee Less

Our last award is the Georgia PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award. This award best exemplifies the complete PGA golf professional. This years recipient is John Wade, PGA Professional of Ocean Forest Golf Club!

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Congrats John, terrific honor!👏

Congrats John!!

Congratulations well deserved

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Congratulations John Wade

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Congratulations, well deserved

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The President’s Award is presented annually to a Section member based on the following criteria: Overall promotion of golf, level of impact on the game of golf, ability to inspire fellow professionals, and level of professional expertise. There is no one more deserving of this award other than our Honorary President John Godwin, PGA of U.S. Kids Golf! John was elected Secretary in 2014, served as President in 2018 & 2019. Overall he has served on our Executive Committee for 9 years! ... See MoreSee Less

The President’s Award is presented annually to a Section member based on the following criteria: Overall promotion of golf, level of impact on the game of golf, ability to inspire fellow professionals, and level of professional expertise. There is no one more deserving of this award other than our Honorary President John Godwin, PGA of U.S. Kids Golf! John was elected Secretary in 2014, served as President in 2018 & 2019. Overall he has served on our Executive Committee for 9 years!

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Well deserved! My son played on the US Kids tour from age 9 to 14. John Godwin and Greg Powers did just a fantastic job. I was genuinely disappointed when my son aged out of the tour. Of course, knowing John's a Seminole only cements his awesomeness! Congrats buddy!

John, this is fantastic!! You are so deserving of this award for ALL that you have given to this game!! We are so honored to have you as a part of our family.. for life!!

Congrats John well done!

Congrats John! Appreciate all you’ve done for the juniors over the years!

Well deserved. Congratulations John!

Congratulations well deserved!

Thanks for all you do for the Junior, John!

Congratulations John!!

First Class!! John Godwin is a blessing to the game and all that he encounters. Thanks, for all you do John!

Congratulations JG👍⛳️❤️

Congratulations Uncle John!

Congratulations! We’ll done!

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Congratulations JG!!

Congrats John!!

A richly deserved award for one of the best in the business. Congratulations my friend John Godwin! #uskidsgolf

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Congratulations old friend!

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Well deserved! Congratulations!

congrats John. well deserved

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This years recipient of the Teacher & Coach of the Year Award is Charlie King, PGA Instructor at Georgia Golf Center! This is Charlie’s 2nd time winning this award, with his last coming in 2011! ... See MoreSee Less

This years recipient of the Teacher & Coach of the Year Award is Charlie King, PGA Instructor at Georgia Golf Center! This is Charlie’s 2nd time winning this award, with his last coming in 2011!

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Congratulations Pro

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The Bill Strausbaugh Award bestows special recognition who has shown outstanding integrity and commitment to mentoring PGA Professionals. This years recipient is Jonathan Mattox, PGA from Cartersville Country Club! ... See MoreSee Less

The Bill Strausbaugh Award bestows special recognition who has shown outstanding integrity and commitment to mentoring PGA Professionals. This years recipient is Jonathan Mattox, PGA from Cartersville Country Club!

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Congratulations, Jonathan

Great news. congrats!

Congratulations Jonathan ⛳️

Congrats Jonathan Mattox

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I think both father and son received this award.

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Congratulations Jonathan Mattox

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Giving Tuesday is almost here! Visit go.rallyup.com/gpga to make a donation and grow the game of golf in our section. ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Daren Johnson, PGA Professional at Frederica Golf Club on winning the PGA Professional Development Award! This special award recognizes outstanding service and contributions to developing and improving educational opportunities for fellow PGA Members! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Daren Johnson, PGA Professional at Frederica Golf Club on winning the PGA Professional Development Award! This special award recognizes outstanding service and contributions to developing and improving educational opportunities for fellow PGA Members!

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Congratulations Daren

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What a beautiful day out @seaisland for the annual Georgia PGA Pro-Pro Championship and Toy Drive! The Georgia PGA and 240 of their PGA Members partner up with the @davislove3 Foundation to support the Local Boys and Girls Club! ...

Our last award is the Georgia PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award. This award best exemplifies the complete PGA golf professional. This years recipient is John Wade, PGA Professional of Ocean Forest Golf Club! ...

The President’s Award is presented annually to a Section member based on the following criteria: Overall promotion of golf, level of impact on the game of golf, ability to inspire fellow professionals, and level of professional expertise. There is no one more deserving of this award other than our Honorary President John Godwin, PGA of @u.s.kidsgolf! John was elected Secretary in 2014, served as President in 2018 & 2019. Overall he has served on our Executive Committee for 9 years! ...

This years recipient of the Teacher & Coach of the Year Award is Charlie King, PGA Instructor at Georgia Golf Center! This is Charlie’s 2nd time winning this award, with his last coming in 2011! ...

The Bill Strausbaugh Award bestows special recognition who has shown outstanding integrity and commitment to mentoring PGA Professionals. This years recipient is Jonathan Mattox, PGA from @cartersvillecc! ...

Congratulations to Daren Johnson, PGA Professional at @fredericagolf on winning the PGA Professional Development Award! This special award recognizes outstanding service and contributions to developing and improving educational opportunities for fellow PGA Members! ...

Pete Vitiello, PGA from @landingsclub is our Assistant PGA Professional of the Year! Pete was a member of the Billy Peters Cup and Assistants’ Cup teams and he also posted a 72.33 scoring average over 15 rounds! ...

The Gene Siller Youth Player Development Award recipient is PGA Professional Brian Albertson of @coosacountryclub. This award is named after the late PGA Professional from @pinetree_1962 where his legacy lives on helping junior golfers through the Gene Siller Grant. ...

This years Player Development Award goes to Shawn Koch, PGA of @atlantaathclub! While also helping members at AAC, Shawn is also a Georgia PGA board member serving fellow PGA members in the Section! ...

Finish strong! Final round starts tomorrow for the @nationalcarrental Assistant PGA Professional Championship! ...

On to Round 3! Congrats to Jin Chung and Chad Thomas on making the cut in the @nationalcarrental Assistant PGA Professional Championship! ...

Michael Assey, PGA of @savannahcountryclub is this years recipient of the Patriot Award with the Georgia PGA! Established in 2014, this award is for those who personifies patriotism through the game of golf. ...

Georgia PGA's @rolex Player of the Year, Tim Weinhart, PGA, earned a spot in @thersmclassic! Follow along at PGATour.com ...

Cheer on defending champion @jinchung1 from @chateau_elan_golf and our other Assistant PGA Professionals in the @nationalcarrental Assistant @pga Professional Championship! ...

Congratulations to Mike Rymer, PGA of @champions_retreat for winning the Merchandiser of the Year Award in the Private category! ...

This years Merchandiser of the Year Award in the Resort category goes to @bill_daggettpga, PGA Professional out of @barnsleyresort! ...

Congratulations to @james12morra, PGA Professional of @bearsbestatl for winning the Merchandiser of the Year in the Public category! ...

GEORGIA PGA NEWS

The 2022 Season Ended At Sea Island

The 2022 Season Ended At Sea Island

December 06, 2022

The 2022 tournament season of the Georgia PGA ended at Sea Island Golf Club with the E-Z-GO/Traynor Pro-Pro Championship & Toy Drive. This event

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Georgia PGA Executive Director, Scott Geary & PGA Professional, Jon Cooley Repeat

Georgia PGA Executive Director, Scott Geary & PGA Professional, Jon Cooley Repeat

October 30, 2022

The Georgia Putting Championship presented by Sweetens Cove sold out in its 2nd year! The Championship was held at Bobby Jones Golf Course on the Dan

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Amateur, Jack Larkin Claims Yamaha Georgia Senior Open Title

Amateur, Jack Larkin Claims Yamaha Georgia Senior Open Title

October 25, 2022

Amateur, Jack Larkin from Atlanta comes from behind to claim the Yamaha Georgia Senior Open title presented by Wilson Golf. The 40th playing of the

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Earn PDR Credits

Attend Tournament-Management Courses to Receive PDR Credits

PGA Professionals who attend one of our many training seminars on tournament management will receive PDR credits.

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Golf License Tags

Support Junior Golf with a Golf License Tag

Support the free junior-golf program of the Georgia Section Foundation when you buy an attractive golf license tag for your vehicle. Drive in style while helping to expand junior access to Georgia golf programs by buying one of these tags.

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Whether you work in the golf business or are taking your first swings; every journey is unique and no one can take that journey alone.

Georgia Section, PGA of America

Murray Golf House
2205 Northside Drive NW
Suite 140
Atlanta, GA 30305


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678-461-8600


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800-474-2776