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Monday, December 19, 2022

Presenting Sponsor:
New and Noteworthy
PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship 
The PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship application for the 2023-2024 school year is now available. You can access the application by clicking this link. 

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
Students must have at least a 3.4 cumulative GPA, be a child or grandchild of a PGA Member in good standing, and who hasn’t exceeded the limit of two scholarships during undergraduate studies. Scholarships are not available for graduate students.
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Begin Your Journey to Become a
PGA Specialist in Golf Operations
Have you considered pursuing earning your PGA Specialization in Golf Operations? Prefer to work in groups? The Metropolitan, New Jersey, and Philly Sections are offering a 2-Day, Virtual Seminar conducted by Todd Sammons, Director of PGA Education. The cost is $350 for the PGA Education Library, but there is no additional fee for the Seminar.
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Register for Two-Day Workshop
Access PGA Course Library
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. As you will see, we are also gathering data about golf operations budget and total rounds to create some comparables regarding service levels.

PGA Members earn 1 PDR for completing the survey and an additional 1 PDR for opting into the PGA of America survey.
Make an impact on the Association by becoming a future leader

Do you have the desire and passion to share your diverse ideas, be involved on committees at the Chapter, Section, and National levels of the Association, run for office, or become a volunteer leader within PGA of America governance? Do you want to learn about enhancing and elevating your personal brand, how to facilitate an effective board meeting, or how to serve on a committee successfully?

If so, then PGA LEAD may be the leadership development program for you and we encourage you to apply on on the Inclusion Hub. Applications must be submitted by December 23rd, 2022

The Legacy Golf & Tennis Club is hosting the Legacy Pro-Am on Tuesday, January 24th. The individual stroke play event is open to male and female professionals. In Florida for the winter and interested in participating? Click the button below for full event information. 
The Legacy Pro-Am
Educational Opportunities
Playing opportunities in the Met Section may be limited during the winter, but the opportunity for education is at its peak and at the forefront of our initiatives. Section members have the opportunity to take advantage of our Winter Education Series. The series consists of weekly virtual and in-person seminars, allowing our professionals to expand their knowledge on areas in technology, employment, partner and sponsor showcases, and tips and tricks to better their game on the course from the best in the business.

Winter Education Series happenings will be communicated to everyone as dates are announced. Missed our first seminar? Click the button below to watch the recording. 
Education Page
James Darcy Appointed Head Professional at The Vineyards
James Darcy, former First Assistant Professional at Long Island National Golf Club, has been appointed the new Head Professional at The Vineyards Golf Club. James' knowledge & drive is going to be a great asset to The Vineyards and we wish him the best of luck as he transitions into his new role. 
New Employment Opportunities
Check out the available Head Professional and Director of Golf opportunities below in the Met Section:
Sleepy Hollow Country Club
Seeking a Director of Golf

Westchester Hills Golf Club
Seeking a Head Professional

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
Click the button below to view the tentative 2023 Tournament Schedule. Tournaments will be added to the schedule as dates are confirmed. 
2023 Tournament Schedule
Keep In Mind
Teaching & Coaching Summit | Orlando, FL | January 22nd - 23rd
Coaching the game is a process that never stops as effective coaches search for new strategies that succeed with many types of learners and athletes of differing levels of ability. The offerings at the 2023 PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit will be presented by industry-leading professionals and authorities focused on enhancing the overall Experience & Effectiveness for your players, the parents, the coaches and for you as a teacher and coach. Please join us as we continue to grow the game of golf through PGA Teaching & Coaching.
Learn More and Register!
2023 PGA Show | Orlando, FL | January 24th - 27th
We are just 36 days away from the 2023 PGA Show! Click the button below to find all of the information you need regarding Show times and schedules! 
Show Overview
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