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PGM senior David Gennett passes PGA PAT in the Illinois PGA Section

gennett PAT 2013 

PGM senior David Gennett recently passed his PGA Playing Ability Test (PAT) at Deer Park Golf Club just north of Chicago in Riverwoods, IL.  David had rounds of 76+74=150.   David is currently dooing his final internship at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, IL.  He will graduate in December.

 

David Miller receives the Community Service Leader of Merit Award

david miller community service award 

PGM student David Miller received the Community Service Leader of Merit Award upon graduation in May.  David (pictured middle) was presented the award by SUNY Delhi President Dr. Candace Vancko (pictured right) and the Coordinator of the O'Connor Center of Community Engagement Elizabeth Sova (pictured left). 

 

PGM Club Golf Team joins the National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA) 

The PGM Club Golf Team recently joined the National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA).  The team will play in two northeast regional events each semester against other regional collegiate club teams-Syracuse, SUNY Brockport, University of Buffalo, Cornell University, SUNY Cortland, and Binghamton University with the hopes of qualifying for the national event.  This is another great competitive playing opportunity for PGM students.

 

Graduate Dallas Pylinski gains PGA membership 

PGM graduate Dallas Pylinski an assistant golf professional at Rockaway Hunting Club in Lawrence, NY recently completed all the requirements to become a member of the PGA of America.  

 

Graduate Jim Ironside named the Central New York PGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year

ironside cnypga assistant pro of the year

PGM graduate Jim Ironside was recently named the Assistant Golf Professional of the Year by the Central New York PGA.  Jim is the 1st assistant golf professional at Kanon Valley Country Club located in Oneida, NY.

 

Graduate Matt Jaynes named the Central New York PGA Assistant Player of the Year

matt jaynes cnypga player of the year

PGM graduate Matt Jaynes was recently named the Assistant Player of the Year by the Central New York PGA.  Matt is the 1st assistant golf professional at Corning Country Club located in Corning, NY.

 

Graduates Van Auken and Batson become members of the PGA of America. 

PGM graduates Bob Van Auken an assistant golf professional at Schuyler Meadows Club in Loudonville, NY and Keith Batson an assistant golf professional at Elm Tree Golf Course in Cortland, NY recently completed all the requirements to become members of the PGA of America.  

 

Philion named to the PGA of America National Apprentice Committee.  

PGM Program Director Tom Philion was recently asked to serve on the PGA of America National Apprentice Committee.

 

PGM program teaches golf at eight area school districts

golf in schools

The PGM program recently partnered with the Stamford Golf Course Association to teach golf in the local schools.  The Stamford Golf Course Association provides all the equipment for the in school instruction, while the PGM program provides the instructors.  Last fall and this spring 2 students and PGM staff members Jim Lees and Tom Philion visited South Kortright , Margaretville, Gilboa, Stamford, Jefferson, Charlotte Valley, Roxbury, and Hunter-Tannersville School Districts to give lessons in the physical education classes.  Scott Delair (above) gives a Margaretville student a putting lesson.  Jim Lees (below) offers full swing instruction to South Kortright students.  

 

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PGM club golf team has a flawless fall

 

club golf 2012 

The PGM club golf team was undefeated in 3 matches this fall and won the season ending Central New York Club Golf League Tournament held at Timber Banks Golf Club in Baldwinsville, NY.  Members of the winning team (pictured above left to right) were Dave Gennett, Tyler Ramie, Dan Sciarrino, Chris Dowling, Matt Grochala, and Andy Bulizak.

 

PGM Students pass the PAT!

pat fall 2012

Junior Dan Sciarrino (above left) and senior James Lichtenberger (above right) passed the PGA Playing Ability Test (PAT) held at the College Golf Course at Delhi on Friday October 5th.  Lichtenberger was medalist with scores of 74-71=145, while Sciarrino had scores of 78-75=153.  The PAT is the first step in the process to become a PGA member.  Congratulations!

 

Dave Gennett wins the 2012 PGM player of the year

 2012 player of the year

 PGM Program Director Tom Philion (above left) distributes the 2012 Player of the Year trophy to senior Dave Gennett (above right).  The award was given based on Dave's stellar play in the PGM Tournament series during the fall of 2011 and spring of 2012.

 

 

 

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Last Updated: 9/12/13