WNYPGA Awards Committee

David Wedzik
​Golf Evolution
golfevolution@gmail.com

Ryan Swanson
Pinehurst GC
sbuswanny@yahoo.com

Bob King
Lakeside CC
rking12@rochester.rr.com


Gary Occhino
​Orchard Park CC
garyocchino@gmail.com

Troy Moss
Chautauqua GC
tmoss@ciweb.org

Tim Falkner
​Crag Burn GC
tfalkner@pga.com

Kyle Benish
​Holiday Valley GC
kylebenish@gmail.com

Jeff Beaver
Titleist
​jeff_beaver@acushnetgolf.com

SECTION SPECIAL AWARDS

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2017 Season Below

The Western New York PGA conducts a special awards program each year that gives recognition to Section PGA Professionals for their outstanding contributions, performance, and achievements within their golf profession and the Western New York Section. 

The Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2017 season.  Please use the link below to nominate fellow WNYPGA Professionals, or even yourself, for these prestigious awards. 

If you should have any questions regarding the process please contact Awards Chairman David Wedzik.


CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATIONS

Nominations will be accepted until end of business on Friday, June 30th

2016 WNYPGA SPECIAL AWARD WINNERS

Click on pictures for archives of each respective award

                

Professional of the Year            Assistant Professional of the Year      Player Development               
Tim Fries, PGA                              Sean Moffat, PGA                                       David Wedzik, PGA
 

              

Youth Player Development Award                 Horton Smith Award                 Bill Strausbaugh Award
 Gary Occhino, PGA                                            Steve Carney, PGA                      Tim Fries, PGA

 

         

  Merchandiser of the Year (Resort)    Merchandiser of the Year (Semi-Private)
  Steve Carney, PGA                                  Bob King, PGA 

 
Not Pictured - Merchandiser of the Year (Private) -  Jay Sutherland, PGA

 

             

Media Representative of the Year     Sales Representative of the Year                                     
Dave Eaton                                              Dave Barrett

 

Not Pictured - Teacher of the Year - John Graham


Not Pictured - Spectator of the Year  - Rich & Ruth Suchora

2016 WNYPGA TOURNAMENT WINNERS

Click on Award Text for archives of each respective award

                                            

Kirk Stauffer                                                      Rob Krajewski                                           Jared McCarthy
OMEGA Player of the Year                           OMEGA  Tour Champion                          WNYAA Player of the Year
WNYPGA Senior Champion
W​NYPGA Match Play Champion
OMEGA Senior Player of the Year
WNYPGA Professional Champion

Not Pictured - J.A. Sutherland - 31st Coors WNYPGA Section Champion
Not Pictured - Collin Slattery -  National Car Rental Assistant Champion
Not Pictured - Lon Nielsen -  WNYPGA Super Senior Champion
Not Pictured - Ed Pfister -  WNYPGA Classic Senior Champion