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2018 Northern Texas PGA Section Award Winners Announced, Jim Henderson Named Golf Professional of the Year

November 27th, 2018

 
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, it is my pleasure to announce the 2018 Section Award Winners. 
 
PGA Member Awards
Golf Professional of the Year – Jim Henderson, Stevens Park Golf Course, Dallas
 
Distinguished Service Award – David Price, Bent Tree Country Club, Dallas & Sherwin Cox, PGA Life Member
 
Assistant Golf Professional of the Year – Corey Roberson, Preston Trail Golf Club, Dallas
 
Teacher of the Year – Jeff Barton, Preston Trail Golf Club, Dallas
 
Randy Smith Youth Player Development Award – Abe Hernandez, Royal Oaks Country Club, Dallas
 
Player Development Award (Growth of the Game) – Ryan Osgood, Odessa Country Club, Odessa
 
Bill Strausbaugh Award (Club Relations, Employment and Mentoring) – Jake McCullough, Odessa Country Club, Odessa
 
Horton Smith Award (Education / Building the Image of a PGA Professional) – Tim Cusick, Four Seasons Resort and Club, Las Colinas
 
Merchandiser of the Year Private Category – Jake McCullough, Odessa Country Club, Odessa
 
Merchandiser of the Year Public / Resort Category – Jim Henderson, Stevens Park Golf Course, Dallas
 
Yamaha Golf-Car Company & Srixon / Cleveland Golf / XXIO Player of the Year – Stuart Deane, Maridoe Golf Club, Dallas
 
Ben Hogan / NTPGA Stroke Play Average Award – Stuart Deane, Maridoe Golf Club, Dallas
 
OMEGA & XXIO Senior Points Challenge Winner – Stuart Hendley, Dallas Athletic Club, Dallas
 
 
Non-PGA Member Awards
 
Bob Galt Award (Media) – Mark Kazlowski, Dallas Morning News
 
Byron Nelson Award (Amateur) – Rob Addington, Texas Golf Association
 
Leon Faucett Award (Sales Representative) – David White, PING Golf
 
Golf Course Superintendent Award – Dallas Litzenberger, The Cascades Club, Tyler
 
 
The Awards Committee consists of NTPGA Section President, Ronny Glanton; Committee Chair, Courtney Connell and PGA Committee Members, James Bates, Casey Renner, Marc Wielgosz, Jason Aguirre, Craig Brown, Tim Cusick, Jason Daly, Keith Harris, Scott McClinton, Mike McDonald, Ryan Miller, David Sotelo and Erik Wait.
 
The Section Awards Banquet is scheduled for Sunday, February 10, 2019.