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By Marian on 11/20/2013 11:04 AM

Winter 2013/2014 issue of Golfer's Tee Times

By Marian on 11/9/2013 3:27 PM
             For a PGA Section to have one national award winner in a year is quite an honor, but this year, not one, but two of New Jersey’s finest golf professionals were bestowed national honors for their contributions to the golf industry.        Scott Paris, director of golf at Plainfield Country Club won the Merchandiser of the Year (Private) honor, while Dan Pasternak, chief of operations and director of golf at the Panther Valley Golf & Country Club in Allamuchy, NJ, won the Bill Strausbaugh Award for his involvement in mentoring other professionals on a multitude of levels. They were chosen from an outstanding pool of candidates from the over 27,500 PGA club professionals and assistant professionals around the U.S.        The two join an elite group of past and present New Jersey Section PGA Professionals who have also won National Awards -- Doug Steffen (Merchandiser of the Year. 2007), David Glenz (Teacher of the Year, 1998), Greg Lecker (Merchandiser of the Year, 2009) and Wayne Warms (Junior...
By Marian on 11/9/2013 3:22 PM
By Richard J Skelly

        For a PGA Section to have one national award winner in a year is quite an honor, but this year, not one, but two of New Jersey’s finest golf professionals were bestowed national honors for their contributions to the golf industry.

       Scott Paris, director of golf at Plainfield Country Club won the Merchandiser of the Year (Private) honor, while Dan Pasternak, chief of operations and director of golf at the Panther Valley Golf & Country Club in Allamuchy, NJ, won the Bill Strausbaugh Award for his involvement in mentoring other professionals on a multitude of levels. They were chosen from an outstanding pool of candidates from the over 27,500 PGA club professionals and assistant professionals around the U.S.  

      The two join an elite group of past and present New Jersey Section PGA Professionals who have also won National Awards -- Doug Steffen (Merchandiser of the Year. 2007), David Glenz (Teacher of the Year, 1998), Greg Lecker (Merchandiser of the Year,...
By Marian on 11/9/2013 3:15 PM
       The prestigious Judy Bell Award, which recognizes significant contributions to women’s and junior golf in the Metropolitan area was presented to The New Jersey State Golf Association by the Women’s Metropolitan Golf Association at its annual meeting on October 29th at the Sleepy Hollow Country Club in Scarborough-on-Hudson, N.Y.        Accepting for the NJSGA were recently elected president Frank O’Brien and NJSGA Women’s Committee chairperson Coleen Luker. The Metropolitan Golf Association was also named as a recipient of the Judy Bell Award. The WMGA established the Judy Bell Award in 1997, with Ann Beard of Essex Fells, a USGA rules official and former WMGA president, the first recipient. The award is permanently housed at WMGA headquarters in Elmsford, N.Y. Previous winners have included Renaissance Junior Golf (2000), White Beaches Golf and Country Club (2007) and Dot Paluck (2005).        “It is proper and fitting the NJSGA and the MGA receive this award in honor of its participation in women and...
By Marian on 11/9/2013 3:07 PM
       Veterans Day weekend is still offering fine golf palying weather in New Jersey, so why not take advantage of it.        For golfers, who are "veterans" (which includes police, fire, EMT), play Free this Monday at several NJ golf courses, including the 4 Ron Jaworski Golf Courses (Blue Heron Pines, Running Deer, Riverwinds and Valleybrook).        If you are in northern NJ, veterans will be able to play for free at one of the seven courses at the Crystal Springs Golf Resort on Monday.        This weekend, Eagle Ridge Golf Club will host its first ever 5K Run/1 Mile Walk to benefit Folds of Honor Foundation on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at the Eagle Ridge Golf Club’s Clubhouse in Lakewood, NJ. Registration on the day of the event begins at 8:00am but pre-registration is encouraged. Participants can pre-register through www.TakeTheRidge5K.com        Here’s a chance to join Eagle Ridge Golf Club’s mission to raise money for military families and get a chance to enjoy a fun run that includes over 1 mile...
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