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Monday, August 2, 2021

Presenting Sponsor:

AHEAD has evolved into a leading provider of headwear, apparel, and accessories to the golf market. Their original inspiration was to add creative ornamentation to what was otherwise a very traditional and conservative product – golf headwear. Not only was this a smashing success, but they paved the way for more creative and unique headwear in golf for years to come. 

For more information on AHEAD products, contact out Met Section Rep, David Nordmann at

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New and Noteworthy
The 2021 Senior Match Play Championship kicks off tomorrow at Rolling Hills Country Club! Be sure to follow along as the best Senior Professionals in the Met Section compete head-to-head! 
Event Page
Registration for the Sections most anticipated event, "The Augie" Met PGA Championship Pro-Am is now Open! Be sure to register now as spots become limited. 
Register Now!
Cobra/Puma Player's Party During Met PGA Championship

Met PGA Partner, Cobra/Puma Golf will be hosting a reception after the first two rounds of the Met PGA Championship at Old Oaks. Players are invited to enjoy drinks and light hors d'oeuvres from approximately 4:30-7:00 at the conclusion of each day's afternoon wave of starting times. 
PGA HOPE classes are back this fall and we need your help! Please sign up to teach below at one of our three sites this fall. 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: August 31, September 7, 14, 28, October 12
Click Here to Volunteer
Hudson Valley PGA HOPE - Spook Rock GC - Wednesdays: Sept. 1, 8, 15, 29, Oct. 6
Click Here to Volunteer
Long Island PGA HOPE - Woodside Club - Wednesdays: Sept. 1, 8, 15, 29, Oct. 6
Click Here to Volunteer


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
Tournament News
Lincoln Pro-Am at Quaker Ridge | Aug 10th | Closes TODAY, Aug 2nd 
The Atlantic City Pro-Am will be held Monday, October 18th - Tuesday, October 19th at Gallaway National Golf Club and Atlantic City Country Club. Interested teams please register by clicking the button below.
2021 Squire Cup Assistants Application
The Metropolitan PGA Squire Cup Team is comprised of twelve outstanding Head and Assistant Professionals in the Met Section who promote the values, history and traditions that make our Section unique.

Interested Assistant Professionals in the Met Section can apply by clicking the button below.

Squire Cup Assistants Application
Full Tournament Schedule
Member Milestones
Congratulations to the following Met Section Professionals on their Quarter Century Achievement!
Carl Alexander, PGA 
Jeffrey Belen, PGA
Frank Bensel Jr., PGA
Christopher Kenney, PGA
Gerald Mackedon Jr., PGA
Andrew Pohalski, PGA 
Michael Rapisarda, PGA
2021 Compensation Profile


PGA Career Services is excited to announce the release of the newly updated Compensation and Benefits survey. Your data will be kept confidential and live within your profile.

Access the survey here and call your Career Consultant with any questions.
Complimentary Access for

PGA Members

Interested in updates on complimentary access to Major Championships and Tour Events? We all continue to work through challenges presented by COVID-19 and appreciate your understanding. 

For the latest information on how you can attend these events please click here.
Keep in Mind

PGA of America is now accepting applications for PGA LEAD Cohort VII.

Each PGA LEAD Cohort is composed of up to 15 PGA Members who participate in a curated leadership development experience tailored to those who desire to serve in a volunteer leadership role. PGA LEAD welcomes PGA Members who are early on in their leadership journey, as well as those who are more advanced.

Learn more about the program by clicking here.

Apply for PGA LEAD by clicking here.

PGA Competency Survey 
Christopher Cain, PGA Master Professional and Director of the PGA Golf Management Program at the University of Nevada is committed to the research and discovery of knowledge that can benefit our industry, and more specifically Members of our Association. He is looking for support from our Members and Associates in his research activity being conducted over the next 6 months.

The study will examine the necessary competencies, both present and future, that are important for golf management professionals to lead successful careers within their career path. If you volunteer to participate in this study, you will be asked to answer questions to the best of your ability. Your participation is voluntary and you may withdraw at any time. 

For any questions, reach out to or at (702) 895-3865. 

Take Survey

William A. Mitchell Financial Assistance Program Application

The William A. Mitchell Metropolitan PGA Financial Assistance Program was formed in honor of this wonderful 30-year member of the PGA. The financial assistance is made available to support golf professionals early in their careers with the expenses of PGA schooling. William A. Mitchell was a staunch advocate of the PGA, for he was PGA educated, PGA trained and he achieved the promise of the PGA.

Applications must be submitted online by clicking the link below:
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