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2017 Member Programs



PGA Member Programs

Connecticut Section PGA

The Connecticut Section conducts numerous programs that benefit its membership and golf community, as well as enhancing the standing of the golf professional. The section's Constitution & Bylaws govern all professional activity.


These include the Spring and Fall meetings, professional development & volunteering seminars and forums, fundraising, player development initiatives, employment services, and the Special Awards and Hall of Fame programs.


PGA Professionals are active in many of these initiative and members are required to obtain 54 Membership Service Requirement (MSR) credits each recertification period.


The Assistants' Association is a sub group of the membership that consist of PGA Apprentices aspiring to become Class A members of The PGA and PGA Members who are assistant professionals.


Annually, children and grandchildren, who are currently high school seniors or in college, of section PGA Members have the opportunity to apply for PGA Scholarship funding. Please see below.


The PGA of America Scholarship Program is designed to award college scholarships to graduating high school seniors and current college students; the number of scholarships and amount of funds awarded depends upon the availability of funds and are distributed at the discretion of the PGA Scholarship Committee. Applicants must be children or grandchildren of a PGA member (living or deceased). 

Graduate students and relatives of Foundation Members are not eligible. To receive a National Scholarship the student must have a grade point average of at least 3.4. Applications are available only on line at and are due no later than March 16 of each year. 

Applicants must also mail a sealed copy of a current year first semester transcript to PGA National. 

Students should not apply on-line until the current transcript has been received.


Connecticut Section PGA Scholarship Recipients
Year High School College
2016 Julia Fleury Brianna DiRico/David Dell
2015 Joseph Grochmal David Dell
2014 Stephen Fleury  
2013 Olivia Grochmal Paul Ryiz
Bethany Goodhue
Jenn Whaley
Hailey Salito
Brenden McMahon
Paul Ryiz
Paul Ryiz
2009 Nicole Sassu  
2008 Adam Vaccari Heather Graham
Michael Robichaud Jr.
Meghan Twohig
Lynn McConachie
Matthew Salito
Lynn McConachie
Lynn McConachie
Sarah Miner
Amanda Kealey
Adam Cruickshank
Catherine Bailey
Catherine Bailey
Tara Decko
Tara Decko