Golf News ยป Golf Industry Awards News

"Private Golf Course and Active Adult Community are two of the most competitive categories in the Ranking Arizona poll, and we're honored to be the people's No. 1 choice," said Ken Kelley, General Manager of Rio Verde C.C. read more

"I am honored to receive the 'Forward Under 40 Award' from my alma mater," Jay Blasi said. "My years at UW-Madison gave me the foundation necessary to go after what I wanted most in life and that was a career in golf course architecture." read more

"Our people believe strongly in the power of great customer service," said KemperSports Chief Executive Officer Steve Skinner. "We are proud to share this honor with the dedicated staff at these wonderful properties." read more

Dan Van Horn, President and CEO for U.S. Kids Golf: "We are very proud of their accomplishments made throughout the year in competitive play, and we look forward to watching their golf games develop for the future. We are pleased to partner with Honda this year as we present the Player of the Year awards." read more

Sun Mountain President Ed Kowachek: "Our team of sales representatives is truly the face of Sun Mountain across North America. We are proud of our entire sales' team and happy to recognize the outstanding achievements of Pat (Higgins) and Austin (Holloway)." read more

"Greg Norman has had a tremendous positive impact on the world of golf as a Hall of Fame caliber player, noted golf course designer, and as a global golf brand builder involved in a myriad of successful golf related businesses," said NGCOA CEO, Mike Hughes. read more

John has strived to be well rounded in all areas of the profession and is known for his leadership abilities and inspiring and growing the game of golf. His leadership skills are on display every day as the Director of Golf at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. read more

"SNAG is now a world leader in player development," said Terry Anton. "Having schools, leagues and venues for learning will create the longevity platform the world needs to have golf grow for decades." read more

"For a state of its size, Oklahoma golf history equals that of any state," said Everett Dobson, prominent Oklahoma City businessman, co-owner of Oak Tree National and a long-time competitor and supporter of amateur golf in Oklahoma. read more

"The reception we received at the PGA Merchandise Show was simply incredible and we are so appreciative of this honor," said Sal Syed, Arccos CEO and Co-Founder. "It further validates our mission to spark a revolution in golf by providing players with a simple, fun, unobtrusive method for understanding their on-course performance like never before." read more

"This is the most prestigious fellowship in our field. It means a tremendous amount and is very humbling to win an award named in Dr. Watson's honor," said Vines. Phillip Vines is a graduate student in turfgrass pathology at Mississippi State University. read more

"We're honored to be recognized by Special Events magazine for this prestigious award," said Horseshoe Bay Resort Chief Marketing Officer Bryan Woodward. "These great events and their international recognition are a tribute to our resort leadership, associates and volunteers that make these annual productions possible." read more

"The teachers and coaches who win this award are critical to the success of the U.S. Kids Golf mission of making the game fun for kids," said Dan Van Horn, President and CEO of U.S. Kids Golf. read more

"Paul Dillon's contributions to the game of golf in the metropolitan area over the span of his career have been immeasurable," said Metropolitan Golf Course Superintendents Association president, Glen Dube. read more

"This is a nice recognition for all the advocacy efforts on behalf of Florida golf course superintendents. What we have done can be a good foundation for a lot of other associations," said Bill Davidson, CGCS, president of the FGCSA. read more