2017 Section Award Winners

2017 Section Award Winners

Each year the Northern Texas PGA Section recognizes its members and others in the golf community through the NTPGA Awards program. On behalf of the Northern Texas PGA Awards Committee and past Presidents of the Section, the Section is pleasure to announce the 2017 Section Award Winners. 

PGA Member Awards


Golf Professional of the Year
Tony Martinez, Keeton Park Golf Course, Dallas
 
Distinguished Service Award
Joe Black, PGA Life Member
 
Assistant Golf Professional of the Year
Ryan Osgood, Odessa Country Club, Odessa
 
Teacher of the Year
Jon Sinclair, Sinclair’s Golf Training Center, Euless
 
Randy Smith Youth Player Development Award
Jon Antunes, Hot Golf Academy, Waco
 
Player Development Award
Robert McMillan, McMillan Golf Academy, Colleyville
 
Horton Smith Award
Aaron Bonvillion, Golf Academy of America, Dallas
 
Bill Strausbaugh Award
Cameron Doan, Preston Trail Golf Club, Dallas
 
Merchandiser of the Year Private Category
Simon Buckle, Brook Hollow Golf Club, Dallas
 
Merchandiser of the Year Public Category
Brent Lingel, Keeton Park Golf Course, Dallas
 
Merchandiser of the Year Resort Category
Kevin Golding, Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Irving
 
Yamaha Golf-Car Company / Lajitas Golf Resort Player of the Year
Brian Norman, Gleneagles Country Club, Plano
 
Ben Hogan / NTPGA Stroke Play Average Award
Ben Kern, Diamondback Golf Club, Abilene
 
OMEGA Senior Points Challenge Winners
Stuart Hendley, Grapevine Golf Course, Grapevine &
Bruce Smith, Black Belt Golf Academy, Frisco
 

Non-PGA Member Awards

Bob Galt Award (Media)
Art Stricklin, Author and Magazine Contributor
 
Byron Nelson Award (Amateur)
Gary Sleeper, Lajitas Golf Resort
 
Leon Faucett Award (Sales Representative)
Jenny Champion, Cutter & Buck

Golf Course Superintendent Award
Mike Spraberry, The Golf Club of Dallas, Dallas