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Member Spotlight

Bernie Herceg, PGA
The Binghamton University Head Golf Coach has been a PGA of America Member since 1999 and is also a Quarter Century Club member.

Section PGA of America Members earn

PGA HOPE Training Certification
JP Lunn, PGA conducted training at Turning Stone Resort Casino

Matt Moretti (Corning CC) earns

#GameChanger Award
The PGA of America Golf Associate was honored Jan. 24 at the PGA Show

Member Spotlight

Matt Jaynes, PGA
The PGA of America Golf Head Professional at Corning CC strives for a work-life balance.

CNY PGA announces the

2024 Tournament Schedule

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Promoting Golf in Upstate New York Since 1927

The mission of the Central New York PGA is to promote the game and business of golf in upstate New York. Our association represents the finest avenue for connecting with golf enthusiasts of all ages. With more than 100 facilities in the area, CNY PGA serves the members of our community through our instructional programs, tournaments, and membership programs.

We strive to enhance the game of golf by engaging and supporting members, developing junior players to successful golfers, and partnering with local and national businesses.

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CNY PGA of America Member Spotlight Bernie Herceg, PGA

Besides serving as head coach of the Binghamton University Men's Golf Team, Bernie is also the Director of Instruction at BU’s home course, The Links at Hiawatha Landing.

Read more about Bernie and his career.
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Thank you Bernie for participating!

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CNY PGA of America Member Spotlight Bernie Herceg, PGA

Besides serving as head coach of the Binghamton University Mens Golf Team, Bernie is also the Director of Instruction at BU’s home course, The Links at Hiawatha Landing.

Read more about Bernie and his career.
https://bit.ly/3uUurQy

Thank you Bernie for participating!

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CNY PGA of America Member Spotlight
Matt Jaynes, PGA

Matt, the PGA of America Head Golf Professional at Corning CC, wears many different hats during the busy golf season including teaching, member services and league management.

Click here to read his full interview: bit.ly/48ecXfL

Thank you Matt for taking part!
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CNY PGA of America Member Spotlight
Matt Jaynes, PGA

Matt, the PGA of America Head Golf Professional at Corning CC, wears many different hats during the busy golf season including teaching, member services and league management.

Click here to read his full interview: https://bit.ly/48ecXfL 

Thank you Matt for taking part!
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Yesterday 23 CNY PGA Members or Associates became PGA HOPE Certified Instructors! Thank you to PGA HOPE and JP Lunn for putting on the class!
PGA HOPE introduces golf to active military and veterans (including veterans with disabilities) to enhance their physical, mental, social and emotional well-being and is a free program to active military and veterans.
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Yesterday 23 CNY PGA Members or Associates became PGA HOPE Certified Instructors!  Thank you to PGA HOPE and JP Lunn for putting on the class! 
PGA HOPE introduces golf to active military and veterans (including veterans with disabilities) to enhance their physical, mental, social and emotional well-being and is a free program to active military and veterans.Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

The 2024 Tournament Schedule is here! Thank you to all of our PGA of America Golf Professionals, facilities and sponsors for making another great schedule possible!

Registration for the season will open March 4th!
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The 2024 Tournament Schedule is here!  Thank you to all of our PGA of America Golf Professionals, facilities and sponsors for making another great schedule possible!

Registration for the season will open March 4th!
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CNY PGA Member Spotlight
Dennis Colligan, PGA

Dennis, our 2023 Section and Senior Player of the Year, won 7 individual events including the Head Professional and Players Championships and the Senior Section Championship.
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Thank you Dennis for taking part!
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CNY PGA Member Spotlight
Dennis Colligan, PGA 

Dennis, our 2023 Section and Senior Player of the Year, won 7 individual events including the Head Professional and Players Championships and the Senior Section Championship.
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Thank you Dennis for taking part!
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Same Section, same goals, new logo.

We hope you love our new look as much as we do! Let us know your thoughts. Be on the lookout for our new logo when we drop our summer schedules, this coming Monday!
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Same Section, same goals, new logo.

We hope you love our new look as much as we do!  Let us know your thoughts.  Be on the lookout for our new logo when we drop our summer schedules, this coming Monday!
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Thank you to our Towsley Committee for continuing to spread great things in Central New York!

Join us in 2024!
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We are excited to introduce our Spring intern, Peyton Przygoda!
Peyton, a senior sports management major at Syracuse University, will be providing the CNY PGA staff with administrative support, handling communications and assisting in day-to-day operations.
Welcome Petyon!
#pga #CNYPGA #springintern

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We are excited to introduce our Spring intern, Peyton Przygoda! 
Peyton, a senior sports management major at Syracuse University, will be providing the CNY PGA staff with administrative support, handling communications and assisting in day-to-day operations.
Welcome Petyon!
#PGA #CNYPGA #springintern

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Flashback Friday
Some of the Section's best back in the day!
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Central New York PGA has a new logo that is here to stay and slay!

We hope you love our new look as much as we do!
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We are excited to introduce our Spring intern, Peyton Przygoda!
Peyton, a senior sports management major at Syracuse University, will be providing the CNY PGA staff with administrative support, handling communications, and assisting in day-to-day operations.
Head to our website to read more about Peyton.

#PGA #CNYPGA #springinternship
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Thank you to all of our Professionals, Amateurs, Juniors, Partners and all of our loyal followers for making 2023 another great season. We can’t wait to see what 2024 has in store for us! ...

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Central New York PGA! We wish you and your families a happy and safe holiday season! ...

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We conclude our CNY PGA Special Awards by highlighting our Players of the Year!
Congrats to all on outstanding seasons!
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We’re honoring our 2023 CNY PGA Special Award Winners
Today: Dave Neuser
Dave was named the Golf Salesperson of the Year Award which is the top award presented to one of the Section’s Sales Manufacturer Representatives. This honor recognizes Dave’s exceptional service to his accounts, his professionalism and overall support of our professionals and our Section.
Congrats Dave and thank you!
#CNYPGA #golf #golfawards
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Continuing to highlight our 2023 CNY PGA Special Award Winners
Today: Merchandisers of the Year

Private: Zach Maslyn, PGA (Skaneateles CC)

Resort: Eric Lorenzetti, PGA (Turning Stone Resort Casino)

Public: Dallas Pylinski, PGA (Seven Oaks GC)

Congratulations to these PGA Professionals. Each one has achieved great success in golf merchandising, service to customers and clients, and inventory management.

#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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We continue to recognize our end of the year award winners...
Today: Danny Thomas, PGA Associate
Assistant Professional of the Year
Congratulations to Danny, an assistant at Skaneateles Country Club, for his overall performance and service to members during the 2023 season. Danny will be moving into a teaching professional position next spring.
Way to go Danny!
#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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We resume showcasing our 2023 CNY PGA Special Award Winners
Today: Stanley Gorman, PGA
Patriot Award
Stan, a member of the CNY PGA Hall of Fame, personifies patriotism through the game of golf. This is the third time in his career he has earned this is award.
Congrats and thank you Stan for all you do for our service men and women!
#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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Continuing to highlight our 2023 CNY PGA Special Award Winners
Today: Ruth Weydig, PGA
Youth Player Development Award
Ruth, who has won this award nine times in her career, continues to dedicate her time to the promotion of golf instruction with exemplary contributions in the area of youth programs. Ruth is also the golf coach at Mohawk Valley Community College.
Thank you Ruth for helping grow the game and congrats!
#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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Our 2023 Special Award Winners continues with:
Joey Tesori, PGA
Bill Strausbaugh Award
Joey, the Assistant Executive Director of the CNY PGA, is receiving this award for his service in mentoring and supporting his fellow PGA members.
Thank you Joey for all your do for the membership! Congrats!
#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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Continuing to highlight our 2023 Special Award winners, today:
Today: Jeff Kleinman (Turning Stone Resort Casino)
Professional Development Award
Kleinman, a member of the Central New York PGA since 2013, earned this honor which is given to an individual PGA Professional for outstanding and continuing contributions to professional education. Kleinman was named Golf Professional of the Year in 2021.
Congrats Jeff!
#golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards #turningstonegolf
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We resume highlighting our 2023 Special Award winners
Today: Steve Nacewicz, PGA
Teacher and Coach of the Year
Steve, a 2020 Section HOF inductee, is being recognized for the first time in this category as an outstanding teacher of golf among the ranks of PGA membership. He also has several Special Awards to his credit including Merchandiser of the Year (Public), Professional Development and Patriot Award.
Congrats Steve!
#golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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