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2014 Spring PGA Meeting Held at Twin Hills Country Club

Dave DiRico, Golf Professional of the Year and Special Award Winners Announced

Longmeadow, Mass. (March 25, 2014) – The 2014 Connecticut Section PGA Spring Membership Meeting supported by Bouvier Insurance was held at Twin Hills Country Club with 178 attendees learning about the Association, section, and membership.
  
The meeting kicked off with a special announcement from Tom Baptist, Superintendent for the City of Hartford’s Department of Public Works, about the section and City of Hartford entering into a consulting agreement to operate both Goodwin Park and Keney Park Golf Courses. Patrick Aldrich, PGA, was hired to serve as the Golf Properties Consultant to serve the city as its Director of Operations. In addition, a PGA Golf Properties Advisory Committee was created to assist Aldrich. The Committee consists of PGA Professionals Bobby Brown, Tashua Knolls Golf Course; Andrew Ouellet, Taylormade Golf; John Verrengia, Simsbury Farms Golf Club; and Jon Wilson, Golf Center at Lyman Orchards.
  

The featured guest speaker, Peter Bevacqua, Chief Executive Officer of The PGA of America, provided the meeting attendees with an update and insight on the golf industry, PGA of America initiatives, and future plans of the Association. Bevacqua’s enthusiasm left the meeting attendees excited and hopeful for the upcoming golf season.

 

Connecticut Section PGA and the City of Hartford have agreed to enter into a Golf Course Consulting Agreement

Restoration of Goodwin and Keney Park Golf Courses Fully Underway

We are pleased to announce that the City of Hartford and the Connecticut Section PGA have entered into a Golf Course Consulting agreement. For 2014, the section will be a consultant for the operations of the City’s Goodwin Park and Keney Park Golf Courses.

We are pleased to announce that Patrick Aldrich of Sharon, Conn., has been hired by the Connecticut Section PGA as Golf Properties Consultant to serve the City of Hartford as its Director of Operations as outlined in the scope of services in the Professional Services Contract between the City and the PGA. Patrick will be on property at Goodwin Park Golf Course, Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM; and on Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. 
  
The section's role will include, but is not limited to, counseling and advising the City on all aspects of opening and operating Goodwin Park Golf Course in 2014; and opening and operating Keney Park Golf Course in 2015 in addition to continuing to do same at Goodwin Park. The section will also provide a PGA Professional to serve as Consultant to assist City of Hartford in golf course operations. 

  
The Connecticut Section PGA is featured in the following articles in reference to the agreement with the City of Hartford to consult and manage Goodwin and Keney Park Golf Courses.

 
IN THE NEWS!
  
Click Here
to read the article on The Courant.
 

Click Here to read statements from the Mayor Segarra's (City of Hartford) announcement.

Click Here to read the article on the Hartford Business Journal.

 

GOODWIN PARK GOLF COURSE Tentative 2014 Calendar

 

Click Here to access the Goodwin Park Golf Course calendar

 

Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation Awards Over $30,000 in Financial Grants

New Directors Elected at Foundation Annual Meeting

Hartford, Conn. (March 11, 2014) – The Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation announced the 2014 Financial Grant Recipients today during their Annual Meeting at The Hartford Country Club. The Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation granted over $30,000 that will benefit 25 programs, events, and organizations.

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Town Hall to Feature PGA of America CEO, Peter Bevacqua

To Be Held on Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Connecticut Section PGA will be hosting a Town Hall featuring guest speaker Peter Bevacqua, CEO of the PGA of America, the largest working sports organization in the world, comprised of more than 27,000 dedicated men and women managing the business and the game of golf to everyone, everywhere. Bevacqua will be responding to attendees questions and covering a wide range of topics, including the Association's role in growing the game of golf and the state of the golf industry. 
  
Public is welcome to attend the Town Hall, which will be held on Sunday, March 23, 2014, from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM at 2 Hopewell Bistro in the main dining room area. The address is: 2 Hopewell Road, South Glastonbury, CT 06073.

 

 

 

City of Hartford Golf Courses Properties

Connecticut Section PGA have agreed to enter into a Golf Course Consulting Agreement

We are pleased to announce that the City of Hartford and the Connecticut Section PGA have entered into a Golf Course Consulting agreement. For the next two years, the section will be a consultant for the operations of the City’s Goodwin Park and Keney Park Golf Courses.

 

Registration Now Open for the 2014 Spring PGA Membership Meeting

To Be Held Monday, March 24, 2014, at Twin Hills Country Club

Registration is now open for the 2014 Spring PGA Membership Meeting on Monday, March 24, 2014, at Twin Hills Country Club in Longmeadow, Mass. Peter Bevacqua, CEO of the PGA of America, is the special guest presenter.
  
Click here for additional information. 

 

Join Us at the Connecticut Golf Show

March 14-16, 2014 at the Connecticut Convention Center

   
The Connecticut Golf Show returns to Hartford's Connecticut Convention Center, March 14-16, 2014. 
Join over 8,000 fellow golfers in celebrating the official start of golf season in the Northeast, with incredible savings on golf clubs and equipment, tremendous giveaways, new product showcases, fun activities and more. 

The Connecticut Section PGA will have a booth with giveaways, a putting contest and a rafffle for FREE golf lessons. PGA Professionals will be providing lessons in the PGA Free Lesson Area to help you hone your game and get you excited about the fast approaching 2014 golf season.
  
For more information visit 
CTGolfShow.com.

 

Player Development and Professional Resources Workshops

To Be Held February 26 and 28, 2014

The Connecticut Section PGA will be hosting two Player Development and Professional Resources Workshops at the South Glastonbury Congregational Church in South Glastonbury, Conn. Player development programs and resources will be discussed and demonstrated in a hands-on manner. 
 
Click here
for addional information.

 

Visit the Connecticut Golf Show

March 14-16, 2014 at the Connecticut Convention Center

The Connecticut Golf Show returns to Hartford's Connecticut Convention Center, March 14-16, 2014.
Join over 8,000 fellow golfers in celebrating the official start of golf season in the Northeast, with incredible savings on golf clubs and equipment, tremendous giveaways, new product showcases, fun activities and more. 
Check out the full list of exhibitors and stay up-to-date on the latest developments by visiting CTGolfShow.com 
 
Tickets: $12 Adult, $10 Seniors (60+), Kids 12 and under free! 
 
 
 
 

Register for 2014 Player Development Programs

Grow Your Business with Golf 2.0

Golf 2.0 encourages you to increase the number of golfers and rounds played at your facility. Participate in all or some of the programs below to welcome golfers to your facility and keep them coming back to play golf.
   
Registration for 2014 national programs is now available. 

 
     
 
     

 

 
 
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