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Preparing for College Golf & A Career in the Golf Industry

Preparing for College Golf & A Career in the Golf Industry

Open to 2019 WNYPGA Junior Tour Members

Registration is Closed.  Please note the venue change to Transit Valley Country Club.

Seminar Date: Monday, April 8th
Site: Transit Valley Country Club, East Amherst, NY
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
Seats Available: Open to the first 200 Individuals Registered

Cost: Free to 2019 Junior Tour Members and One Parent (additional parent $25) – Includes Food and Snacks

Seminar Mission: Is to inform and prepare Junior Golfers and Parents for the 2019 Junior Golf Season and future endeavors in Golf. Our Panel of Experts will discuss and field questions on the following topics:

2019 WNYPGA Junior Golf Tour – Player Responsibilities, Cart Rules, Spectator Rules

Rules of Golf – 2019 Rule Changes, New Optional Local Rules

College Golf – Scholarships, the Recruiting Process, Official/Unofficial Visits, Competitive Schedules, How to get the Attention of Coaches, What Coaches are Looking for at Each Level, How to Finance your College Education

Careers in the Golf Industry – What is a PGA Professional, How to Become a PGA Professional, Professional Golf Management (PGA PGM) Program, PGA Golf Management University Program, Different Career Paths in the Golf Industry

Panel Members Include:

Sean Lalley, PGA, Nazerath College Golf Coach (DIII College)

Jeff Mietus, PGA, Director of Golf Glen Oak GC, Former Niagara University Golf Coach (DI College)

Todd Hummel, Canisus College Head Golf Coach (DI College)

Rob Horak, PGA, Professional Shadow Lake GC, Asst. St. John Fisher College Golf Coach (DIII College)

Ken Starkweather, Roberts Wesleyan College Golf Coach (DIII College)

Josh Sova, Medaille College Golf Coach (DIII College)

Stosh Kajfasz, Niagara University Head Golf Coach (DI College)

Doug Wert, PGA, PGA Jr League Regional Manager, Former U of Colorado PGM Program Manager

Chris Kulinski, PGA, PGA of America Career Consultant

Tim Fries, PGA, General Manager, Owner Glen Oak GC

Stacy Barwick, PGA, Assistant Professional, Park CC

Sean Moffat, PGA, Assistant Professional Country Club of Buffalo

Rob Krajewski, PGA, Director of Instruction Glen Oak GC

Jeff Beaver, PGA, Sales Representative Titleist

Steve Bartkowski, WNYPGA Executive Director

Ric Alberico, PGA MP, WNYPGA Tournament Director

Bob Ashley, PGA, WNYPGA Junior Golf Director

Andrew Hickey, NYSGA Assistant Executive Director

Jamie Miller, Financial Advisor Morgan Stanley