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Get Ready to Kick Off the 2014 Season with Section Events this March
Please make plans to join us for the Georgia PGA Annual Spring Meeting presented by Club Car/Ahead/PGA Authentic/Flightscope/Great Shot Golf/Jani-King on Monday, March 17th at the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta in Alpharetta, GA. During this meeting, we will be holding elections for Section Secretary and 2 At-Large Directors. Be sure to view the following article on our homepage to learn more about the candidates.
The meeting and elections will run from 1 P.M. - 5 P.M. A cocktail reception with hors d'oeuvres will take place from 5 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. followed by education clusters from 6:30 P.M. - 8 P.M. Dress code is coat and tie. PGA members will earn 6 PGA required MSR credits (4 for the meeting; 2 for the education cluster). The registration fee is $60. Click here to register for the Section Spring Meeting.
A special room rate of $139 per night is available at the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta. Click here to reserve your room by March 13th or call 866-316-7267 and mention the "Georgia PGA". (This rate is also available for Sunday, March 16th.)
A room rate of $129 per night is available at the SpringHill Suites in Alpharetta on Deerfield Parkway. Please mention the “Georgia PGA” to receive the rate.
Thank You, Georgia PGA Spring Meeting Sponsors!
The 2014 Club Car Pro-Pro Scramble Championship presented by Great Shot Golf/Laser Link Golf/Page & Tuttle/Mobile Pro Shop/Sun Mountain is being held at The Golf Club of Georgia (Creekside) on Tuesday, March 18th. Immensely popular among Georgia PGA Professionals, this event pairs two professionals or apprentices in a scramble format. Click here to register for this event by Friday, March 14th. If you are looking for a partner for the Club Car Pro-Pro Scramble please contact the Section office at 678-461-8600.
Thank You, Georgia PGA Club Car Pro-Pro Scramble Championship Sponsors!
Upcoming Spring Scholarship Deadlines
With Spring application deadlines nearing, make sure your college-age children and grandchildren take advantage of these available scholarship opportunities:
PGA Financial Assistance Scholarship- Deadline: Mon., March 17 5 P.M.
LPGA Foundation Scholarships- Deadline: Thurs., May 15
For eligibility requirements, please visit our Scholarships page found under PGA Member Services.
In addition, click here to view tips for searching for available scholarships as well as tips for filling out scholarship applications. Click here to view additional web sites to help you with your search for scholarships.
PGA National News
USGA Honors African-American Golf Pioneers
A new exhibit at the USGA Museum highlights the life of the late William "Bill" Powell, the 2009 PGA Distinguished Service Award recipient, and the historic Clearview Golf Club.
Taylormade-adidas Golf Makes Major Commitment To PGA Junior League Golf
TaylorMade-adidas Golf has committed $100,000 per year for each of the next five years to help increase the number of PGA Junior League Golf participants, teams and leagues, all under the guidance of PGA and LPGA Professionals.
PGA Professionals Featured on "Inside the PGA Tour"
The PGA Tour features the Host PGA Professional as they help preview the course and scenarios that the Tour players will face on the course at that week's event. Check out the professionals who have appeared this year.