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PGA HOPE Teacher Training

Glen Oak GC, Wednesday, May 26th
WNYPGA Professionals can learn from National PGA HOPE Instructor Judy Alvarez on how to teach veterans the game of golf. All Professionals in attendance will earn 8 MSR Credits.

FREE WNYPGA Junior Golf Days

Open to kids ages 5-9 - no experience or equipment needed
The goal of WNYPGA Junior Golf Days is to offer young athletes the chance to grow their athleticism and expose young athletes to the game of golf. Instruction will be focused on Stage Two of the American Development Model (ADM), FUNdamentals, to develop skills for play focused on fun, inclusion and developmentally appropriate activities.

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American Development Model was designed by sports scientists to help support a lifetime affinity to sports, and to develop athletes to their greatest potential.

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Palladino & Lesinski Win The WNYPGA Pro-Pro Stableford

Palladino & Lesinski Win The WNYPGA Pro-Pro Stableford

May 17, 2021

Nick Palladino & Mark Lesinski won the WNYPGA Pro-Pro Stableford at Lancaster Country Club with 10 Stableford Points. The two teams of Pat Damore

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Krajewski & Thomas Win Titleist Scratch Pro-Am at Brook Lea C.C.

Krajewski & Thomas Win Titleist Scratch Pro-Am at Brook Lea C.C.

May 10, 2021

Rob Krajewski, PGA from Glen Oak G.C. and Amateur Partner, Matt Thomas, won the WNYPGA Titleist Scratch Pro-Am at Brook Lea Country Club with a 6

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WNYPGA Welcomes New Major Championship Partner: Michelob Ultra

WNYPGA Welcomes New Major Championship Partner: Michelob Ultra

May 06, 2021

East Amherst, NY (May 6th, 2021) -The Western New York PGA and Try It Distributing are proud to announce that Michelob ULTRA – the fastest growing

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WNYPGA Coaches of the Week and some of their accomplishments!

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Sean Lalley, PGA from DSG House of Sports

*ADM Certified
*Manager of Retail Golf Facility

David Patronik from Woods to Wedges

*ADM Certified
*2020 WNYPGA Holiday Valley Memorial Library Pro-Am Champion
*2015 Gannon University Hall of Fame Inductee

Patrick Phillips, PGA from Woods to Wedges

*ADM Certified
*Is a Specialized Teaching and Coaching PGA Professional with over 12 years of experience

Lauren Tallman, PGA Ravenwood Golf Club

*ADM Certified
*Golf Instructor at Ravenwood GC

Joshua Wojtaszczyk, PGA from Broadway Driving Range

*ADM Certified
*Has over 20 years experience in teaching the game of golf

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Here are the groups for the Pro-Pro Stableford Tournament!

Looking forward to seeing you all Monday, May 17th at Lancaster CC for a 9:00 am shotgun start! ⛳️

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Here are the groups for the Pro-Pro Stableford Tournament! 

Looking forward to seeing you all Monday, May 17th at Lancaster CC for a 9:00 am shotgun start! ⛳️

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WNYPGA Coaches of the Week and some of their accomplishments!

Swipe to see all 5 of this week's highlighted coaches! 👉

Chip Clover, PGA LM from Buffalo, NY

*Award-winning PGA Head Golf Professional with 20+ years of experience managing and leading a Private Club Golf Operation.
*ADM Certified

Brian Jacobs, PGA from Mill Creek Golf Club

*Lead Instructor for Golf Channel Academy
*Recipient of the Western New York PGA Section Teacher of the Year Award and Horton Smith Award
*ADM Certified

Rob Krajewski, PGA from Glen Oak Golf Course

*ADM Certified
*TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) certified
*Both the Western New York PGA Professional and Assistant Professional Player of the Year.

Chris Kulinski, PGA from Glen Oak Golf Course

*Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified and PGA Member.
*Involved in the WNYPGA on the Board of Directors.
*ADM Certified

Kyle Benish, PGA from Holiday Valley Resort

*3 time WNYPGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year
*WNYPGA Chairman of Growth of the Game
*ADM Certified

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My back yard .i live in PGA National. Have gone to Honda Classic... and the Resort. I love living here

Woohoo Kyle A. Benish 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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Tee Times for the Titleist Scratch Pro-Am Tournament! ⛳️

We can't wait to see you all, Monday, May 10th at Brook-Lea CC!

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🚨 Major Championship Announcement🚨

We are ecstatic to welcome Michelob ULTRA as the beer partner of the 2021 WNYPGA Major Championships.

The 2021 Major Championship season will kick off with both Western New York PGA Professionals and top amateurs competing at Stafford Country Club on Monday, July 12th in the WNY Open and will conclude with the Top 30 Professionals at the Tour Championship at River Oaks Golf Course in September.

Read more about the partnership here: bit.ly/3b9sVgp

#michultra #thisismajor #wnypgasigningday
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🚨 Major Championship Announcement🚨

We are ecstatic to welcome Michelob ULTRA as the beer partner of the 2021 WNYPGA Major Championships.

The 2021 Major Championship season will kick off with both Western New York PGA Professionals and top amateurs competing at Stafford Country Club on Monday, July 12th in the WNY Open and will conclude with the Top 30 Professionals at the Tour Championship at River Oaks Golf Course in September.

Read more about the partnership here: https://bit.ly/3b9sVgp
  
#michultra #thisismajor #wnypgasigningday
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🚨 Major Championship Announcement🚨

We are ecstatic to welcome @michelobultra as the beer partner of the 2021 WNYPGA Major Championships.

The 2021 Major Championship season will kick off with both @pga Professionals and top amateurs competing at Stafford Country Club on Monday, July 12th in the WNY Open and will conclude with the Top 30 Professionals at the Tour Championship at River Oaks Golf Course in September.

Read more about the partnership in our linktree.

@tryitdistributing #michultra #thisismajor #wnypgasigningday 🏆🏌️‍♂️🏌️‍♀️⛳️
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WNYPGA Players of the Decade!

#1 Dwayne Randall, PGA from Bartlett Country Club

Here are some of his accomplishments:
*6 time Player of the Year
*Section Champion
*4 time Tour champion

#wnypga #playerofthedecade
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We are excited to announce a new partnership with local payroll and HR company @rpm_payroll!

More details can be found on WNYPGA.com about what the partnership means for all PGA employed facilities.

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We are proud to announce @dunninggolf as a NEW partner of the Western New York Section for 2021!

As part of the 1st time partnership, Mike Moran and DUNNING GOLF will provide tournament support that includes Section logoed pieces for all competing Professionals in the Pro-Pro Stableford presented by DUNNING GOLF.

To read more check out the article on our website! https://bit.ly/3u9nipZ

#wnypga #wnypgasigningday
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WNYPGA Players of the Decade!

#2 Kirk Stauffer, PGA from Chautauqua Golf Club

Here are some of his accomplishments:
*12 time Player of the Year
*8 time Senior Player of the Year
*6 time Section Champion
*5 time Tour Champion

#wnypga #playerofthedecade
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Coming this May to @wgrztv! A Tee 2 Green special with @kevinsylvestert2g speaking with the family of the late Hall of Famer Lonnie Nielsen on what he has meant to golf in WNY. #pgapro ...

WNYPGA Players of the Decade!

#3 Tim Fries, PGA form Glen Oak Golf Course

Here are some of his accomplishments:
*1998 Player of the Year
*2014 Senior Player of the Year
*2 time Section Champion
*2012 Tour Champion

#wnypga #playerofthedecade
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Looking forward to seeing all of our professionals at Glen Oak Golf Club for our spring section meeting!

Thank you to @signsbythesea for these sweet match boxes that all of our professional attendees will receive!

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WNYPGA Players of the Decade!

#4 Rob Krajewski, PGA from Glen Oak Golf Course

Here are some of his accomplishments:
*2018 Assistant Player of the Year
*2017 Player of the Year
*2 time Tour Champion
*2020 WNYPGA Patriot Award Winner

#wnypga #playerofthedecade @robkrajewskigolf
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