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Monday, May 8 , 2023

Presenting Sponsor
With the aim of offering unique and personalized golf covers, Dormie Golf Workshop focuses on qualityindividuality, and attention to detail, and takes pride in offering handmade leather products of high quality that represent the founders' passion for design and functionality. Dormie loves working with their customers and allowing them to be part of the creative process.

Thanks to their unique approach and dedication to excellence, Dormie created these customized headcovers pictured above as a gift from the Met PGA Foundation, to Jeff McNeil and the New York Mets as a thank you for Jeff's ongoing support of our Foundation efforts! We look forward to the inaugural Drive 4 Good event hosted by Jeff McNeil on June 15th at Topgolf in Holtsville, NY! Click Here to learn more about the upcoming event!

Interested in all that Dormie has to offer? Contact our Met Section Rep, Todd Bishop at 
New & Noteworthy
Today marked Round 1 of the Long Island and Westchester PGA Championships presented by Kirk & Matz, and the first qualifying event for the Silvercrest Cup. Follow along with the action throughout the week at North Shore Country Club and Woodway Country Club by clicking below! 
Long Island Leaderboard
Westchester Leaderboard
Nominations Open!
Deadline to submit : Friday, May 19th
Please consider nominating a fellow member for recognition as part of our Section Special Awards Program. Descriptions of each award and a link to submit a nomination are available by clicking here.
Pro Am at Pelham Celebrates
100th Anniversary of PGA Championship
On Monday, May 15th, the 2021 Met PGA Professional of the Year Mike Diffley and Pelham Country Club will host a Met PGA Pro Am on their recently renovated golf course in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 1923 PGA Championship. Then, a 36-hole match play event, it took champion Gene Sarazen 38-holes to take the title from runner-up Walter Hagen.

PGA members are encouraged to bring three amateurs for lunch, 1:00 pm shotgun golf, and cocktails on Monday May 15th at Pelham Country Club.
Assistant Professional's Meeting in Conjunction
with Saint Andrew's Tournament
There will be an early season, informational meeting for Assistant Golf Professionals held at Saint Andrew’s Golf Club on Tuesday, May 30th, prior to the tournament shotgun start. The meeting will be an opportunity to elect a Second Vice President, promote upcoming Section activities, and discuss issues.

While nominations from the floor will be accepted, anyone interested in running for Second Vice President is encouraged to contact Chris Chao in advance. Dress code for this meeting is golf attire.

PGA HOPE classes are back this spring and we need your help! Please sign up to teach below at one of our three sites this spring. Professionals can sign up for one or more of the dates at any of the sites. Thank you in advance for your support of our veterans!

Bronx PGA HOPE - Mosholu GC
Tuesdays: May 16th, 23rd, June 6th, 13th, 27th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sign Up

Hudson Valley PGA HOPE - Spook Rock GC
Wednesdays: May 17th, 24th, June 7th, 14th, 28th
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sign Up

Long Island PGA HOPE - Sunken Meadow GC
Tuesdays: May 16th, 23rd, June 6th, 13th, 27th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sign Up

Employment Listing

Our Employment Listing is updated almost everyday, be sure to check it out. You may post a job opening on the web site by contacting staff directly or submitting an online form by clicking
Employment Listing
Keep In Mind
Dennis Walters' show is not only about golf lessons, but also about life lessons. At each show, he encourages everyone to reach for their dreams and to strive for excellence. Dennis's formula is that with hard work, dedication, and perseverance you can achieve success at anything. Dennis reminds the audience to never let anyone tell you that your dream is impossible. Click Here to contact Dennis today
Register Your Location 

Starting this season, Women’s Golf Day is now a weeklong celebration! Golf courses, driving ranges, retail locations or golf facilities can host an official event any day for 7 days from May 30th to June 6th. You choose the day that works best for you. 
To participate as an official location for Women’s Golf Day, click here to register and learn more! You will receive a digital marketing kit and materials once you register to help ensure you have an easy, turnkey event. 
2023 US Open PGA Member Access

Practice Rounds: PGA Members will be admitted on a daily basis for practice round access and may obtain 1 gallery ticket on site at the ticket office upon presentation of PGA membership card for the current year and photo ID. This incudes the following classifications only: 
Class A PGA Members, Life Members and Master Professional Members only; this offer is extended to other Member classifications, Associates or PGA Golf Management University Students. No spouse or family members. 

Competition Rounds: An advance online registration and verification process for Class A PGA Members, Life Members and Master Professional Members only, to apply for access to a limited quantity of complimentary Championship round gallery tickets (limit one ticket for member only per qualifying member per day), will be made available by PGA in May of 2023. (Registration does not guarantee a ticket due to limited quantity)
PGA Members Enroll in Deferred Compensation Now

Beginning on April 1, PGA Members who are in good standing, living/working in the U.S., can potentially earn up to $1,500 a year to a deferred compensation plan by participating in a combination of 16 activities. Members can directly register by clicking here

VETWORKS is an initiative of the Met PGA Foundation that helps pair military veterans with employment opportunities at Met Section golf courses.

If anyone has any part-time positions consisting of light duty that you are looking to fill for the 2023 season, please send job descriptions to Kelli Clayton at
Met PGA Compensation Survey

We have restructured our Met PGA Compensation Survey to a digital platform for ease of use, updating some of the terminology in the process. PGA Members earn 1 PDR for completing the survey and an additional 1 PDR for opting into the PGA of America survey.
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