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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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So proud of our PGA Members! Congratulations Jason on leading by example and receiving the Game Changer Award! #1 in the state of Georgia and #10 in the country for PGA Jr League participants!Congratulations to our Director of Instruction at the Grand Slam Golf Academy, Jason Kuiper, for winning the PGA of America's Game Changer Award!

"The Game Changer Award is given to coaches with the most players participating in the PGA Junior League in the country and their PGA section for the 2022 calendar year. Bobby Jones Golf Course was ranked #1 in Georgia and #10 in the country. The PGA will recognize Jason in person and publicly at a program on January 26 at The PGA Show this year."

Once again, congrats @jasonkuipergolf

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So proud of our PGA Members! Congratulations Jason on leading by example and receiving the Game Changer Award! #1 in the state of Georgia and #10 in the country for PGA Jr League participants!

From everyone here at the Georgia PGA, we wish that you and your families all have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! ... See MoreSee Less

From everyone here at the Georgia PGA, we wish that you and your families all have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Merry Christmas!

Happy Holidays and a big new year

Amen 🙏

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Congratulations to PGA Life Member, Butch Hansen, Jr. on being inducted into the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame! Mr. Hansen has been a PGA Professional for 56 years around the metro Atlanta area! Read more about him and the other inductees by clicking the link... www.gsga.org/hall-of-fame/class-of-2023/ ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to PGA Life Member, Butch Hansen, Jr. on being inducted into the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame! Mr. Hansen has been a PGA Professional for 56 years around the metro Atlanta area! Read more about him and the other inductees by clicking the link... https://www.gsga.org/hall-of-fame/class-of-2023/

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Congratulations Don Marsh! Well deserved.

Well deserved honor Don Marsh! Congratulations!

Congratulations to all the guys!!! Way to go Don Marsh. Very happy for you!!

WAY TO GO DON!!! YOU DESERVE IT BROTHER!!

Congratulations well deserved!

Congratulations to all inductees!

Congrats Mr Hansen well deserved.

Congratulations Butch

Don Marsh - Great Player

Congratulations, gentlemen. At first glance, (on a phone...small photo), I thought Don Marsh was Greg Norman. Oops. I'm going to my room now. 👍🏽😉

Congrats Don!!

Much deserved Billy. Well done

Congratulations, Don Marsh!

Congrats my friend

Outstanding - Congratulations, Don Marsh!

Don Marsh well deserved!

Don Marsh....The Best.

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Congratulations to our 2017 Boys 14-15 Georgia PGA Junior Championship Champion on being invited to the 2023 Walker Cup Practice Session! David is currently a Sophomore at University of North Carolina. Good luck! ... See MoreSee Less

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Great performance by the GPGA staff and Terry Traynor!

How i miss that place. That tournament . Terry Traynor . All U guys even U ted m .. But mostly my best buddy TCTommy Carlton for ever

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

2nd Annual Putting Contest at the Pro-Pro Championship presented by Golf Pro Payments @globalgolfsales @clippdgolf!Image attachmentImage attachment

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

Congratulations John👍⛳️⛳️

Congratulations John Wade

Congrats John!!!

Congrats l, John!

Congrats John!

Congratulations!

Congrats!

Congratulations, well deserved

CONGRATS

Awesome!

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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!

Congratulations JG!

Congratulations JG!!

Congrats John!!

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

Congratulations!

Congratulations! ❤

Congratulations 🎊🎈🎉🍾

Congratulations old friend!

Congrats John!

Congrats John!

Congratulations

Well deserved! Congratulations!

congrats John. well deserved

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Check out Georgia PGA Professional Steve Archer from @capitalcityclubatlanta on @siriusxm at the 2023 @pgagolfshows! ...

From everyone here at the Georgia PGA, we wish that you and your families all have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! ...

Congratulations to PGA Life Member, Butch Hansen, Jr. on being inducted into the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame! Mr. Hansen has been a PGA Professional for 56 years around the metro Atlanta area! Read more about him and the other inductees at gsga.org! ...

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! ...

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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800-474-2776