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2022 Central New York PGA

Players of the Year
Eric Manning, PGA earns both Section and Senior POY honors

Steve Aloi (Camillus GC) selected to

CNY PGA Hall of Fame
Induction ceremony will be at the Special Awards/HOF banquet Dec. 1

Michael Deuel (En-Joie GC) named

2022 Golf Professional of the Year
The 26-year PGA member earns the Section's top honor

Membership gathers for

2022 Fall Meeting
at the Turning Stone Resort Casino

Mark Tucker wins

M. Lemp Jewelers Cup
Tucker (4-under 68) edged Dennis Colligan by a stroke for the crown.
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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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One special moment from our CNY PGA Awards ceremony Dec. 1: We honored retiring Membership Director Trish Wheeler! We surprised Trish with a custom putter, thanks to our good friends at T-Squared Putters.
Her dedication and service to our members and the Section is unmatched. We are extremely grateful for everything that she's done for us.
Trish wraps up 38 years with the Section at the end of the month. Leave a message and good wishes below.
Thank you Trish!

#CNYPGA #tsquaredputters #thankyou #happyretirement❤️
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One special moment from our CNY PGA Awards ceremony Dec. 1: We honored retiring Membership Director Trish Wheeler! We surprised Trish with a custom putter, thanks to our good friends at T-Squared Putters. 
Her dedication and service to our members and the Section is unmatched. We are extremely grateful for everything that shes done for us.
Trish wraps up 38 years with the Section at the end of the month. Leave a message and good wishes below.
Thank you Trish!

#CNYPGA #tsquaredputters #thankyou #happyretirement❤️

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Congratulations! Best of luck 🍀

Congratulations Trish, and best wishes going forward!

Enjoy the future and know you were so appreciated! Blessings to the next chapter! 🍀

Congratulations Trish, enjoy retirement.

Congratulations Trish!!

Congratulations Trish!

Congratulations Trish!

Congratulations—you will be missed ❤️

Congratulations on 38 years and your retirement.

Congrats Trish! 🍾

Enjoy your retirement Trish

The glue that holds us together. Thank u Trish . U will be missed

To paraphrase one of your faves: How can we live without you? Don't worry about us; enjoy your family!

Thank you, Trish. Your the BEST!😀⛳️🏌️‍♂️⛷

Hit ‘em straight!!! 🏌🏽⛳️

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This evening, we celebrated our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners!
Congratulations to all!
Here are a few moments from the ceremony. Look for a full recap and photo gallery on our website in the coming days.
Thank you to Partners - Turning Stone Resort Casino, PGA National Resort & Spa, New Penn Golf Cart Leasing Co., Satch Sales / Club Car and M. Lemp Jewelers

#CNYPGA #golf #golfawards
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This evening, we celebrated our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners!
Congratulations to all!
Here are a few moments from the ceremony. Look for a full recap and photo gallery on our website in the coming days. 
Thank you to Partners - Turning Stone Resort Casino, PGA National Resort & Spa, New Penn Golf Cart Leasing Co., Satch Sales / Club Car and  M. Lemp Jewelers

#CNYPGA #golf #golfawardsImage attachmentImage attachment+5Image attachment

Concluding our 2022 Special Awards, we recognize our M. Lemp Jewelers Players of the Year presented by Rolex.
Congratulations to all!
Read more about our POYs on our website.
#CNYPGA #golf #golfawards #playeroftheyear
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Congratulations Brittany and Bethany!!!!

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Continuing to highlight our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners
Today: Jim Yeager, PGA Associate
Jim was named the Golf Salesperson of the Year Award which is the premier award presented to one of the Section’s Sales Manufacturer Representatives. The award recognizes Jim’s high quality of service to his accounts, his professionalism and overall support of our professionals and our Section.
Congrats Jim and thank you!
#CNYPGA #golf #golfawards #callaway
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Continuing to highlight our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners
Today: Jim Yeager, PGA Associate
Jim was named the Golf Salesperson of the Year Award which is the premier award presented to one of the Section’s Sales Manufacturer Representatives. The award recognizes Jim’s high quality of service to his accounts, his professionalism and overall support of our professionals and our Section.
Congrats Jim and thank you!
#CNYPGA #golf #golfawards #callaway

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Awesome 😎. Congratulations!

Congratulations 🎈🍾 I appreciate all you do for fellow PGA Members and the CNY PGA! Great job 👏

Congrats! Well deserved!

Congratulations Jim. !!

Well done Jim Yeager Still the best in the business!

Congratulations Jim

Congrats Jim!

Great job Jim Yeager! We shall have fajitas for 2!

Jim, Congratulations ! 🏌️‍♂️😀⛳️⛷

Congratulations!

Simply the best there is!

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Continuing to highlight our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners
Today: Merchandisers of the Year
Private: Dennis Estes, PGA (Cavalry Club)
Resort: Eric Lorenzetti, PGA (Turning Stone Resort Casino)
Public: Dustin Jones, PGA (Crystal Springs 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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Continuing to highlight our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners
Today: Merchandisers of the Year
Private: Dennis Estes, PGA (Cavalry Club)
Resort: Eric Lorenzetti, PGA (Turning Stone Resort Casino)
Public: Dustin Jones, PGA (Crystal Springs 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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Gentlemen Congratulations 🎈 on your Merchandizer if the year awards. Well deserved!

Congrats Dennis Estes. Love the Cavalry pro shop! Nothing better!

Congratulations fellas! Great job!

Congratulations to all of you!!

Great job, all.

Congrats All!

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We continue to recognize our end of the year award winners.
Today:
Robert Larsen, Jr.
2022 Assistant Professional of the Year
Congratulations to Robert, an assistant at Onondaga Golf and Country Club, for his overall performance and service to members during the 2022 season. Robert is also a member of the Section’s Assistants Committee.
Way to go Robert!

#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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We continue to recognize our end of the year award winners. 
Today:
Robert Larsen, Jr.
2022 Assistant Professional of the Year
Congratulations to Robert, an assistant at Onondaga Golf and Country Club, for his overall performance and service to members during the 2022 season. Robert is also a member of the Section’s Assistants Committee.
Way to go Robert!

#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards

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Congratulations Robert you should be very proud of your accomplishments. Keep up the good job!

Congratulations Robert!

Way to go Robert! Congratulations!🏌️⛳️

Congratulations!

Congrats Pro. I’m working my way back to “not making bogies”…😎

Couldn’t think of anyone more deserving!

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We resume highlighting our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners, today:
Ryan McGinnis, PGA (Turning Stone Resort Casino)
Ryan was awarded the Patriot Award for his commitment and dedication to the men and women who have valiantly served the U.S. Ryan has devoted his time to developing and working the PGA HOPE clinics at Turning Stone Resort Casino. These clinics introduce golf to veterans and service members.
Ryan won the 2020 Player Development Award and was the 2018 Assistant Professional of the Year.
Congrats and thank you Ryan!

#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #pga #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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We resume highlighting our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners, today:
Ryan McGinnis, PGA (Turning Stone Resort Casino)
Ryan was awarded the Patriot Award for his commitment and dedication to the men and women who have valiantly served the U.S. Ryan has devoted his time to developing and working the PGA HOPE clinics at Turning Stone Resort Casino. These clinics introduce golf to veterans and service members.
Ryan won the 2020 Player Development Award and was the 2018 Assistant Professional of the Year.
Congrats and thank you Ryan!

#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards

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Congratulations Ryan !

Congratulations Ryan

Congratulations Ryan!!

Congratulations Ryan

Congratulations from Marty’s mom

Ryan, Congratulations!!!!🎈

Paying it forward. Nice job. 🏌🏽⛳️

Congratulations Ryan. Well deserved!!

Ryan, Congratulations on this recognition of serving our Patriots of CNY.. 👏🇺🇸⛳️❤️

Congratulations Ryan!🏌️⛳️

Congratulations Ryan

🙏🙏🙏

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Looking for a great Black Friday deal? Head over to cny.pga.com and get you and all of your friends a 2023 Player’s Card for only $19.99!! It’s never too early to plan for next season! ... See MoreSee Less

Looking for a great Black Friday deal? Head over to cny.pga.com and get you and all of your friends a 2023 Player’s Card for only $19.99!! It’s never too early to plan for next season!

Happy Thanksgiving!
We give thanks to all our partners and sponsors who made such a difference this season!

#CNYPGA #thanksgiving2022 #grateful
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Happy Thanksgiving!
We give thanks to all our partners and sponsors who made such a difference this season!

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Continuing to highlight our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners, today:
Ruth Weydig, PGA (Oneida Community GC)
Youth Player Development Award
Ruth earned this honored for her promotion of and dedication to instruction and access for junior golfers. Ruth is also the golf coach at Mohawk Valley Community College. This is the eighth time in her career she has won this award.
Thank you Ruth for helping grow the game and congrats!

#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #pga #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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Continuing to highlight our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners, today:
Ruth Weydig, PGA (Oneida Community GC)
Youth Player Development Award 
Ruth earned this honored for her promotion of and dedication to instruction and access for junior golfers. Ruth is also the golf coach at Mohawk Valley Community College. This is the eighth time in her career she has won this award.
Thank you Ruth for helping grow the game and congrats!

#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards

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Congratulations Ruth you are a inspiration!

Congrats mom.... you have been not only an amazing role model for women but enhanced and provided ALL kids with an opportunity to enjoy the game of golf for more then 25 years! What an achievement in its self! Congratulations 🎊 👏🏼

Congratulations Ruth, well deserved!!!

Congratulations, Ruth ! You do a 110% job with the Juniors! 😀🏌️‍♂️⛷⛳️

Congratulations Ruth !

Congratulations Ruth

Congrats Ruth!

Congratulations

Congratulations!!!!!

Congratulations

Thank you, everyone!

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One special moment from our CNY PGA Awards ceremony Dec. 1: We honored retiring Membership Director Trish Wheeler! We surprised Trish with a custom putter, thanks to our good friends at T-Squared Putters.
Her dedication and service to our members and the Section is unmatched. We are extremely grateful for everything that she done for us.
Trish wraps up 38 years with the Section at the end of the month. Leave a message and good wishes below.
Thank you Trish!

#CNYPGA #tsquaredputters #thankyou #happyretirement❤️
@tsquaredputters
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We are wrapping up our 2022 Special Award winners and today we're highlighting our Players of the Year!
We congratulate all these individuals who had outstanding seasons including our Section and Senior Player of the Year: Eric Manning, PGA (Elm Tree GC).
Read about all our POYs on our website

#golfprofessional #golflife #golf #golfawards
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Continuing to highlight our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners
Today: Jim Yeager, PGA Associate
Jim was named the Golf Salesperson of the Year Award which is the premier award presented to one of the Section’s Sales Manufacturer Representatives. The award recognizes Jim’s high quality of service to his accounts, his professionalism and overall support of our professionals and our Section.
Congrats Jim and thank you!
#CNYPGA #golf #golfawards #callaway
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Continuing to highlight our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners
Today: Merchandisers of the Year
Private: Dennis Estes, PGA (Cavalry Club)
Resort: Eric Lorenzetti, PGA (Turning Stone Resort Casino)
Public: Dustin Jones, PGA (Crystal Springs 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:
Robert Larsen, Jr.
2022 Assistant Professional of the Year
Congratulations to Robert, an assistant at Onondaga Golf and Country Club, for his overall performance and service to members during the 2022 season. Robert is also a member of the Section’s Assistants Committee.
Way to go Robert!
@golfballwacka
@golfballwacker_
#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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We resume highlighting our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners, today:
Ryan McGinnis, PGA (Turning Stone Resort Casino)
Ryan was awarded the Patriot Award for his commitment and dedication to the men and women who have valiantly served the U.S. Ryan has devoted his time to developing and working the PGA HOPE clinics at @turningstone These clinics introduce golf to veterans and service members.
Ryan won the 2020 Player Development Award and was the 2018 Assistant Professional of the Year.
Congrats and thank you @ryan.mcginnis.10 !

#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
#PGAHOPE @ryanmcginnisgolf
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Looking for a great Black Friday deal? Head over to cny.pga.com and get you and all of your friends a 2023 Player’s Card for only $19.99!! It’s never too early to plan for next season! ...

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Continuing to highlight our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners, today:
Ruth Weydig, PGA (Oneida Community GC)
Youth Player Development Award
Ruth earned this honored for her promotion of and dedication to instruction and access for junior golfers. Ruth is also the golf coach at Mohawk Valley Community College. This is the eighth time in her career she has won this award.
Thank you Ruth for helping grow the game and congrats!

#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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Continuing to highlight our 2022 CNY PGA Special Award Winners, today:
Alan Seamans, PGA (CNY PGA)
Alan earned this honor, which is given for service in mentoring and the support of fellow PGA members, and service to the community. Alan has served as the Executive Director of the CNY PGA since 2010. He has won the 2019 Player Development Award, the 2018 Professional Development (Education) Award and the 2018 CNY PGA Horton Smith Award.
Thank you Alan for your leadership and all your do for our Section! Congrats!
#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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Continuing to highlight our 2022 Special Award winners, today:
Mike Discenza, PGA (SUNY Cortland)
Professional Development Award

For the second straight year, Discenza has earned this award which is given to a PGA Professional for their leadership qualities and outstanding contributions to professional education. In 2020, Discenza won the Youth Player Development Award. He was also elected secretary of the CNY PGA Board of Directors this month.

Congrats Mike and thank you for all you do!

#golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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We continue to highlight our 2022 Special Award winners!
Today: Marty Nowicki, PGA, our Teacher of the Year!

Marty is a highly regarded golf instructor at Turning Stone Resort Casino because of his relatable approach to teaching the game. Last year, Marty was named among GolfDigest’s 50 Best Teachers in New York State for 2022-2023. This is the eighth time in his career he has won this award.

Congrats Marty and thank you for helping grow the game!

#golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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In the upcoming days, we will be featuring our 2022 Special Award winners.
Today: Martha Wells, PGA

Martha earned this award for the second straight year. She promotes inclusivity and has made many contributions in the area of player development. Martha also won the 2018 Private Merchandiser of the Year Award.

Congrats Martha and thank you for all your work helping grow the game! ⛳🏆👏

#CNYPGA #golf #golfprofessional #PGA #pgaofamerica #golfpro #golfawards
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Rob Phelps will be representing CNY at the National Car Rental PGA Assistant Professional Championship starting tomorrow! Follow along the link in our story as Rob takes on the Wanamaker Course in Port St. Lucie Florida! Play well Rob! ...

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The Central New York PGA is pleased to announce the induction of Steve Aloi into the Section Hall of Fame Class of 2022. 
 
Aloi (Camillus Golf Club) earned HOF honors for his contributions and dedication to the game of golf. He served on the CNY PGA board and he was Section President (2010-2012). At the national level, Aloi was elected to the PGA of America National Board of Directors in 2016.
He was the 2008 CNY PGA Golf Professional of the Year and 2003 Section Merchandiser of the Year (Private).
 
Aloi will be honored at the annual Special Awards and Hall of Fame ceremony and banquet Dec. 1 at Drumlins Country Club. The event is sponsored by our Presenting Partners: Turning Stone Resort Casino and PGA National Resort and Spa, and our Supporting Partners: Satch Sales/Club Car and M. Lemp Jewelers.
 
Congratulations Steve on all your career achievements and being our 2022 Hall of Fame inductee!
Read more about Steve's career on our website.
 
 
#golfprofessional #PGA #golf #golfpro #golfHOF #golfawards #pgagolf #pgaofamerica #pgaprofessionals #CNYPGA
@camillushillsgolfclub
@turningstone
@mlempjewelers
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Michael Deuel, PGA (En-Joie GC) recently was named the CNY PGA 2022 Golf Professional of the Year! 
 
The highest honor bestowed on a CNY PGA professional was awarded to Deuel for his overall performance at his facility, his outstanding leadership qualities as well as his record of service to the Section, the PGA, and the promotion of golf.

Congratulations Mike!⛳🏆
 
Go to our website to read more about Mike and the other Special Award winners (who will be featured later this month!)
 
#golfprofessional #golfpro #golflife #golf #golfawards #CNYPGA #pga #pgagolf #pgaofamerica #pgaprofessional
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To all our veterans, past and present, we honor you and thank you for your service, bravery and sacrifice to our country.
#VeteransDay #veterans #PGAHope #CNYPGA

The CNY PGA strives to impact the lives of veterans. Consider donating to the PGA National Day of Hope campaign which will benefit our CNY Veteran Programs.
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It's November and we are in the home stretch of our 2022 PGA National Day of HOPE campaign!

Last May, Ryan McGinnis and Alan Seamans conducted a free clinic for veterans. A donation to the CNY PGA PGA HOPE campaign will go toward more programs that change the lives of Veterans through the game of golf to enhance their physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being.

Join the cause. Give with a purpose and support our nation's heroes.
Click the link in our bio and donate now! #PGAHOPE
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Have a safe and happy Halloween from all of us at the CNY PGA!👻🎃💀

#CNYPGA #halloween #happyhalloween #golf #pumpkins
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Eric Manning headlines the 2022 M. Lemp Players of the Year

November 29, 2022

Eric Manning’s 2022 performance helped him earn Central New York PGA Section Player of the Year honors for the second straight year as well as

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Aloi to be inducted into Hall of Fame

November 15, 2022

Steve Aloi, PGA (Camillus Golf Club) will be inducted into Central New York PGA Section Hall of Fame at the annual Special Awards and Hall of Fame

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Michael Deuel named 2022 Golf Professional of the Year

November 04, 2022

The Central New York PGA is pleased to announce Michael Deuel, PGA (En-Joie Golf Club) has been named 2022 Golf Professional of the Year.   The

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