East Amherst, NY (January 12th, 2022) – The Western New York Section, PGA of America and Golf Pro Payments announced today an enhanced and extended partnership that will continue to help WNYPGA Professionals and PGA employed golf facilities across the region save money on payment processing.

Golf Pro Payments has been a proud partner of Western New York PGA Section Members and preferred credit card processing company of the Section and Foundation operations since 2021. They have a passion to preserve, protect, and promote the great sport of golf. By leveraging over $6 billion in credit card processing, golf professionals can bring their courses, facilities, and companies bottom line savings through the lowest credit card processing rates available.

In addition to the potential savings to WNYPGA Members and facilities, over the next three years Golf Pro Payments will also enhance meeting experience and professional purse dollars.  This coming season their support will include the 2022 Spring and Fall Meetings and Pro-Pro Stableford Championship at Orchard Park Country Club on May 16th. 

“When Golf Pro Payments came on board as our preferred merchant processor in 2021 the transition was seamless.  Now a year in we can see the savings in our operations.  We are excited to have them come on board in an even larger fashion over the next three years so we can continue to carry out our mission of serving our WNYPGA Members,” said Steven Bartkowski WNYPGA Section Executive Director/CEO.

For those Section Members looking to learn more about our long term partner, Wes is here to help!  You can contact him via the information  on the WNYPGA Partner App on your phone, or he will be listed each week on the recommended partner vendor list that will be included in the Section Weekly updates that will have all companies that continue to support WNYPGA Members.

About the Western New York, PGA: The Western New York Section, PGA of America (WNYPGA) is a group of approximately 300 PGA Members and Associates serving the needs of golfers across Buffalo, Rochester and Northwest Pennsylvania.  The Section was founded in 1925 and is one of the 41 Sections that make up the PGA of America. The PGA of America, founded in 1916, has grown into the world’s largest working sports organization with more than 27,000 Members and Associates The Western New York PGA also operates a non-profit and charitable foundation called PGA REACH Western NY that focuses on its three founding pillars: youth, military, and diversity/inclusion. The Western New York Section, PGA of America is recognized by the IRS as a 501 (C) 6 non-profit professional trade organization.  PGA REACH WNY is recognized by the IRS as a 501 (C) 3 non-profit charitable organization.

About Golf Pro Payments:  Golf Pro Payments  was founded in 2019 by payment processing industry leaders. GPP was built on the expertise of golf, hospitality, and recreation professionals to create focused solutions for facilities in the club industry space. We  utilize patented tokenization and gateway solutions, making payment acceptance simple, integrated, and secure.