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2017 Northern Texas PGA Chapter Award Winners Announced

October 20th, 2017

Each year the Northern Texas PGA Section recognizes its members and others in the golf community through the NTPGA Awards program. On behalf of each NTPGA Chapter Awards Committee (East Texas, West Texas and Metro Chapter), it is my pleasure to announce the 2017 Chapter Award Winners. 
 
East Texas Chapter
Golf Professional of the Year- Sean Hanson, Pinecrest Country Club
Teacher of the Year - John Sikes, Hollytree Country Club
Youth Player Development Award - Roy Pace, Alpine Target Golf Center
Merchandiser of the Year - Private - Bo Branyan, Emerald Bay Club
Merchandiser of the Year - Public - Darrell Chase, Peach Tree Golf Club
 
Metro Chapter
Golf Professional of the Year- Scott Robbins, Scott Robbins Golf
Assistant Golf Professional of the Year - Tim McElhinny, Bent Tree Country Club
Teacher of the Year - Corey Lundberg, Altus Performance Institute
Youth Player Development Award - Abe Hernandez, Royal Oaks Country Club
Bill Strausbaugh Award - Cameron Doan, Preston Trail Golf Club
Horton Smith Award - Aaron Bonvillion, Golf Academy of America - Dallas
PGA Player Development Award - Robert McMillan, McMillan Golf Academy
Merchandiser of the Year - Private - Brent Blackburn, Gentle Creek Country Club
Merchandiser of the Year - Public - Brent Lingel, Keeton Park Golf Course
Merchandiser of the Year - Resort - Kevin Golding, Four Seasons Resort and Club Las Colinas
 
West Chapter
Golf Professional of the Year- Jake McCullough, Odessa Country Club
Assistant Golf Professional of the Year - Ryan Osgood, Odessa Country Club
Teacher of the Year - Lee Rhind, Midland Country Club
Youth Player Development Award - Kyle Monk, Gaines County Golf Course
Bill Strausbaugh Award - Tommy Darland, Andrews County Golf Course
Horton Smith Award - Lee Rhind, Midland Country Club
PGA Player Development Award - Daniel Coughlan, Abilene Country Club
Merchandiser of the Year - Private - Brett Baylin, Bentwood Country Club
Merchandiser of the Year - Public - Greg Sikes, Hogan Park Golf Course
 
 
In November, the Northern Texas PGA Awards Committee along with Past Presidents will select the Northern Texas PGA Section Major Award winners for 2017.