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Midvale Pro-Am Invitational

Sunday, August 14
The Midvale Pro Am Invitational will be at the Midvale Country Club in Rochester, New York. Pro Am - Best 2 BB of Fivesome (2 Pros - 3 Ams) Professional Individual 18 Hole Stroke Play.

PGA HOPE

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PGA HOPE is the flagship military program of PGA REACH WNY. PGA HOPE introduces golf to veterans with disabilities to enhance their physical, mental, social and emotional well-being

Duster Challenge

August 12th 2022 !
The Duster Challenge returns for its 6th year at Glen Oak Golf Course in East Amherst, NY. This putting tournament features 18 challenging holes, a match play finish, plenty of food and fun. The tournament will determine the best putter in WNY, with a portion of proceeds to benefit the PGA REACH WNY Foundation.

Drive,Chip&Putt

August 9th 2022 - Sub Regional @ Glen Oak
Drive, Chip and Putt is a free nationwide junior golf development competition aimed at growing the game by focusing on the three fundamental skills employed in golf.

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Congrats (again!) to Nick Palladino who came out victorious yesterday at the Holiday Valley pro am with a score of 66 (-4) 🏆

Thanks to Kyle A. Ben and Double Black Diamond for hosting
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Congrats (again!) to Nick Palladino who came out victorious yesterday at the Holiday Valley pro am with a score of 66 (-4) 🏆 

Thanks to @benishgolf and Double Black Diamond for hosting

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Great player and an even nicer guy! He’s having an awesome year and deserves all his success! 👍

Congratulations Nick🎈🎉🎊

Congratulations Nick!!

Congratulations 🎉🎈🎊

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2 weeks ago
Western New York PGA

Congratulations to Nick Palladino, back to back champion of the Western New York Classic!
Congrats also to Jon Hoecker, our seniors division champ 🏆

Thank you to @niagarafallscc and the @nfccgolfshop staff for hosting such a successful event today.
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Congratulations to Nick Palladino, back to back champion of the Western New York Classic! 
Congrats also to Jon Hoecker, our seniors division champ 🏆 

Thank you to @niagarafallscc and the @nfccgolfshop staff for hosting such a successful event today.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Congratulations Jon Hoecker!

Congratulations Nick!!!! 🎉

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2 weeks ago
Western New York PGA

Congratulations to Rob Krajewski on winning with a low score of 69 at The Bartlett Country Club Pro-am today! Huge thanks to Head professional, Dwayne Randall and the staff at Bartlett Country Club and Also a special shout out to the sponsor of the gift he received! Cutco Cutlery ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Rob Krajewski on winning with a low score of 69 at The Bartlett Country Club Pro-am today! Huge thanks to Head professional, Dwayne Randall and the staff at Bartlett Country Club and Also a special shout out to the sponsor of the gift he received! @cutcocutlery

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Congrats! .... I may have to come out of retirement.

Congratulations Rob🎉🎉

Congratulations Rob!

Congrats Rob Krajewski!

That's awesome! Congratulations!

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It was another beautiful day at Mendon Golf Club and The competitors took advantage! Congrats to everyone who came out and golfed!

Boys 16-18
1st - Andrew Murray (not pictured)
2nd - Spencer Cornelius(not pictured)
3rd - Jack Doran (not pictured)

Boys 13-15
1st - Barrett Paolini
2nd - Nickolas Johnson
T 3rd - Sam Eichas (not pictured)
T 3rd - Evan Steffen (not pictured)

Boys 9 hole
1st - Brayden Patel
2nd - Jordan Kelly
3rd - Kyler Van Dorn

Girls 16-18
1st - Kaylin Kline
2nd - Ava Malvaso

Girls 13-15
1st - Emily Zigrossi
2nd - Jocelyn Wintersteen

Girls 9 hole
1st - Catherine Smith
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It was another beautiful day at Mendon Golf Club and The competitors took advantage! Congrats to everyone who came out and golfed! 

Boys 16-18 
1st - Andrew Murray (not pictured)
2nd - Spencer Cornelius(not pictured)
3rd - Jack Doran (not pictured)

Boys 13-15
1st - Barrett Paolini
2nd - Nickolas Johnson
T 3rd - Sam Eichas (not pictured)
T 3rd - Evan Steffen (not pictured)

Boys 9 hole
1st - Brayden Patel
2nd - Jordan Kelly
3rd - Kyler Van Dorn

Girls 16-18 
1st - Kaylin Kline
2nd - Ava Malvaso

Girls 13-15
1st - Emily Zigrossi
2nd - Jocelyn Wintersteen

Girls 9 hole
1st - Catherine SmithImage attachmentImage attachment+3Image attachment

It was a beautiful day at Webster Golf Club, it could not have been any better! Congratulations to everyone who placed in today’s tournament!

Boys 16-18
1st - Richard Essen (not pictured)
2nd - Connor Doran (not pictured)
3rd - Andrew Murray(not pictured)

Boys 13-15
T 1st - Owen Tehan
T 1st - Adam Cichowski
3rd - Barrett Paolini

Boys 9 hole
1st - Michael Jordan
2nd - Campbell Klein
3rd - Luke Witmer

Girls 16-18
1st - Kaylin Kline
2nd - Emily Ferguson
3rd - Ava Malvaso

Girls 13-15
1st - Jocelyn Wintersteen
2nd - Juliana Enser

Girls 9 hole
1st - Catherine Smith
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It was a beautiful day at Webster Golf Club, it could not have been any better! Congratulations to everyone who placed in today’s tournament!

Boys 16-18 
1st - Richard Essen (not pictured)
2nd - Connor Doran (not pictured)
3rd - Andrew Murray(not pictured)

Boys 13-15
T 1st - Owen Tehan
T 1st - Adam Cichowski
3rd - Barrett Paolini

Boys 9 hole
1st - Michael Jordan 
2nd - Campbell Klein 
3rd - Luke Witmer

Girls 16-18
1st - Kaylin Kline
2nd - Emily Ferguson
3rd - Ava Malvaso

Girls 13-15
1st - Jocelyn Wintersteen
2nd - Juliana Enser

Girls 9 hole 
1st - Catherine SmithImage attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

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That's awesome! Congratulations All!!🏌️

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1 month ago
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On behalf of the host Professional Sean Moffat, PGA and Executive Director of Africa 6000 International Teresa Murtland, we hope you enjoyed the Africa 6000 International Invitational Pro Am. Congratulations to PGA Professional, David Patronik from Woods to Wedges for being the 2022 Africa 6000 International Invitational Pro Am champion! ... See MoreSee Less

On behalf of the host Professional Sean Moffat, PGA and Executive Director of Africa 6000 International Teresa Murtland, we hope you enjoyed the Africa 6000 International Invitational Pro Am.  Congratulations to PGA Professional, David Patronik from Woods to Wedges for being the 2022 Africa 6000 International Invitational Pro Am champion!

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Congratulations Dave!

Thank you to all the membership and staff of the Kahkwa Club for a wonderful event! Also a special thank you to Africa 6000 International, their staff, and all the supporters of clean drinking water in Africa. It was a great event for a great cause! 👍

Whoops go Dave!! congratulations

👏 congratulations

Shout out to my girl Susan 🙂🙂🙂

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1 month ago
Western New York PGA

It could not have been more perfect today at Willowbrook Golf Course! Weather was amazing and everyone had a great day! Congrats to all of the participants who placed today!!

Boys 16-18
1st- Ethan Provino (pictured)
2nd - Matthew Stewart (pictured)
3rd - Trent Robinson (pictured)

Boys 13-15
1st - Jason Starkweather (not pictured)
2nd - Adam Cichowskj (pictured)
3rd - Peter Monahan (not pictured)

Boys 9 hole
1st - Jordan Kelly (pictured)
2nd - Jack Koziol (pictured)
3rd - Brady Bilkey (pictured)

Girls 16-18
1st - Kaylin Kline (pictured)

Girls 13-15
1st - Tatiana Tutko (pictured)
2nd - Sydnee Hoffman (pictured)
3rd - Brie Scozzafava (pictured)
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It could not have been more perfect today at Willowbrook Golf Course! Weather was amazing and everyone had a great day! Congrats to all of the participants who placed today!!

Boys 16-18
1st- Ethan Provino (pictured)
2nd - Matthew Stewart (pictured)
3rd - Trent Robinson (pictured)

Boys 13-15
1st - Jason Starkweather (not pictured)
2nd - Adam Cichowskj (pictured)
3rd - Peter Monahan (not pictured)

Boys 9 hole
1st - Jordan Kelly (pictured)
2nd - Jack Koziol (pictured)
3rd - Brady Bilkey (pictured)

Girls 16-18 
1st - Kaylin Kline (pictured)

Girls 13-15
1st - Tatiana Tutko (pictured)
2nd - Sydnee Hoffman (pictured)
3rd - Brie Scozzafava (pictured)Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment
1 month ago
Western New York PGA

Last Saturday was our PGA REACH WNY Marathon. It was truly a wonderful time. The weather was absolutely great! We first would like to thank all the runners and volunteers that came out to support. We would also like to thank the Girls On The Run Buffalo for partnering with us . Lastly thank you to Praxis Financial Group for sponsoring this event. ... See MoreSee Less

Last Saturday was our PGA REACH WNY Marathon. It was truly a wonderful time. The weather was absolutely great! We first would like to thank all the runners and volunteers that came out to support. We would also like to thank  the Girls On The Run Buffalo for partnering with us . Lastly thank you to Praxis Financial Group for sponsoring this event.Image attachmentImage attachment+7Image attachment
1 month ago
Western New York PGA

Yesterday was our second Drive, Chip&Putt of the season! We hope everyone had great time. Congratulations to all our Top 3 Finalist. We also want to thank Glen Oaks Golf Club for hosting .
For more information about yesterday please click the link below :

www.drivechipandputt.com/event/0000017e-4ae6-d846-a7fe-6affa8670000#scores
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Yesterday was our second Drive, Chip&Putt of the season! We hope everyone had great time. Congratulations to all our Top 3 Finalist. We also want to thank Glen Oaks Golf Club for hosting . 
For more information about yesterday please click the link below :

https://www.drivechipandputt.com/event/0000017e-4ae6-d846-a7fe-6affa8670000#scoresImage attachmentImage attachment+5Image attachment

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Wish this didn’t conflict with BDGA stroke play event. Would have liked to do both

Great turn out congrats to Al who tried out best of luck

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Congrats (again!) to Nick Palladino who came out victorious yesterday at the Holiday Valley pro am with a score of 66 (-4) 🏆

Thanks to @benishgolf and Double Black Diamond for hosting
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Women United's Gateway to Golf is selling out quickly! Join me for a fun day on the golf course at Transit Valley Country Club. No experience? No problem! Participate in either a 9-Hole Scramble or the Get Golf Ready Clinic. There are only a handful of spots left for both!
https://gatewaytogolf2022.eventbrite.com
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Congratulations to Rob Krajewski on winning with a low score of 69 at The Bartlett Country Club Pro-am today! Huge thanks to Head professional, Dwayne Randall and the staff at Bartlett Country Club and Also a special shout out to the sponsor of the gift he received! @cutcocutlery ...

On behalf of John Rook and The Pennhills Club, we would like to thank Zippo for sponsoring the Blaisdell Pro Am and Blaisdell Open. We would also like to Congratulate Terry Hatch, PGA for being the 2022 Blaisdell Champion! 🎉 ...

Western New York Section Staff ! We have the best team in the nation!
#teamworkmakesthedreamwork
#pgaworks
#pgafamily
#leadership
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On behalf of the host, Professional Anthony Schiro, we hope you enjoyed the WNY Open. Congratulations to Tim Fries, PGA Owner of Glen Oak Golf Club for being the WNY Open Champion ! ...

On behalf of the host Professional Sean Moffat, PGA and Executive Director of Africa 6000 International Teresa Murtland, we hope you enjoyed the Africa 6000 International Invitational Pro Am. Congratulations to PGA Professional, David Patronik from Woods to Wedges for being the 2022 Africa 6000 International Invitational Pro Am champion! 🎉 ...

Last night at our PGA Hope event our Executive Director was presented with money that was raise from the 716 tournament at Glen Oak this past Friday . It was the 17th year of the event . Thank you Tim Krawcyzki for all you do for the PGA Hope WNY program.

#PGAREACHWNY #pgahopewny #pgahope
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The Duster Challenge returns for its 6th year at Glen Oak Golf Course in East Amherst, NY.
This putting tournament features 18 challenging holes, a match play finish, plenty of food and fun! The tournament will determine the best putter in WNY, with proceeds to benefit PGA REACH WNY.

Competition: 18 holes of stroke play (on the practice putting green) | Open to the public!
Top 16 scores advanced to 9 hole match play playoffs

Date: Friday, August 12th, Registration starts @ 5pm

Competition: Qualifier Shotgun will have two waves.
Wave 1 will start at 6PM & Wave 2 will start at 7PM.

Each individual will be placed in a wave prior to the event and will be informed via email approximately 72 hours in advance.

Cost: $35 Includes food, beverages, golf and donation to PGA REACH WNY

https://westernnypga.bluegolf.com/manage/westernnypga22/event/westernnypga2233/index.htm
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If you would like to volunteer please click the link !
https://form.jotform.com/221595129791060
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Help Us Reach Our Goal !
#pgareachwny

https://www.gofundme.com/f/2022-pga-reach-wny-marathon?qid=c266a4c13a7e7f1974280aeff8de19ad
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