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Section Awards Program

WNYPGA Section Special Awards

The Western New York PGA conducts a special awards program each year that gives recognition to Western New York PGA Professionals for their outstanding contributions, performance, and achievements within their golf profession and the Western New York Section.  Congratulations to all of the 2020 WNYPGA Section Award Winners listed below!

2020 Award Winners & Archives

Professional of the Year

STEVE CARNEY, PGA, MP
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Bill Strausbaugh Award

CHRIS KULINSKI, PGA
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PGA Professional Development Award

STEVE CARNEY, PGA, MP
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Teacher of the Year

MARK ROSA, PGA
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Merchandiser of the Year - Private

MIKE KIEL, PGA
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Merchandiser of the Year - Public

BOB KING, PGA
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Merchandiser of the Year - Resort

STEVE CARNEY, PGA, MP
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Player Development Award

BRIAN JACOBS, PGA
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Youth Player Development Award

LAUREN TALLMAN, PGA
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Assistant of the Year Award

KYLE BENISH, PGA
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Patriot Award

ROB KRAJEWSKI, PGA
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Player of the Year

KIRK STAUFFER, PGA
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Senior Player of the Year

KIRK STAUFFER, PGA
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Women's Player of the Year

LAUREN TALLMAN, PGA
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Assistant Player of the Year

MATT STASIAK, PGA
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Media Representative of the Year

KEVIN SYLVESTER
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