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Georgia GCSA President Mike Brown: "Anthony Williams personifies the maximum of every criterion we weigh when we consider this award. The work he has done for his facility, for his association, for this profession, and for golf as a whole, establishes a new standard." read more

"Sunice products are fantastic because they permit sport enthusiasts to play outside in literally any weather without compromise on freedom of movement or style. My mission is to spread the word," said Gagnier. "It's a job made in heaven for a guy like me" read more

"Kelly's track record speaks for itself," said Kyle Ragsdale, Chief Marketing Officer of BCG. "Her promotion supports Billy Casper Golf's proactive and profitable track record for public and private golf clubs." read more

"Danny's aptitude and contributions have been invaluable, and he embodies so many of the wonderful traits of our company. His forward thinking and vision will continue to enhance the strategic direction, growth, and profitability of UST Mamiya," said Bob Drury, Chief Operating Officer. read more

"Tim is a major reason why our new learning center has risen to the top echelon of golf instruction in the U.S.," says Cary Corbitt, Vice President of Sports & Operations at The Sea Pines Resort. read more

"The choice of JoAnne Carner as the 2015 PING Junior Solheim Cup captain is especially meaningful for us because our relationship with her dates back to when we first became involved with the LPGA," said John Solheim, PING Chairman & CEO. read more

"When I stopped and looked at the timing, I always kind of planned on being able to retire at 62. And after having such a successful PGA, one of the best Amateurs ever, then getting into the hall of fame, it just seemed like the best time," Mangum said. read more

"I feel privileged to serve as the organization's president and look forward to continuing its dynamic work growing the exposure of this region as a premier golf destination," said Harry J. Bittner, general manager of Shore Gate Golf Club. read more

"We are very grateful for Brad's many years of dedication and service; his contributions to the Company are too numerous to count," said Chip Brewer, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Over the last 14 years, Brad has been a constant that helped drive Callaway forward. He will be missed." read more

"The skills Glenn has gained as a high-level college athlete and soccer coach align perfectly with Buffalo's winning philosophy," said Rich Katz, Managing Director of Buffalo. read more

My beloved brother, Dr. Ian Player, today cast his canoe onto the river of life that will take him across to the other side. Ian has always played an enormous part in my life and was a tremendous influence as an older brother. I will miss him dearly. read more

"It is an honor that I would never take for granted," said Avoli, 33, who has been included since 2010, when Golf Digest devised its list. "I am humbled to be held in such high regard alongside these tremendous golf professionals." read more

"Her professionalism and commitment in every endeavor has led to a major upgrade in the level of service that Bayonet and Black Horse provides," said Northern California Section of the PGA Awards Chairman Mark Naylor, PGA. read more

"I feel so blessed to have worked at Donald Ross, Hugo Boss Golf, Bobby Jones and Bull Thistle," Paul Wold wrote in a letter reflecting back on his career. read more

"Pat inspires all those around him, in particular, by leading through example. He has mentored and motivated young golfers in their pursuits to build a successful career in the golf industry," said NCPGA Awards Chairman Mark Naylor, PGA. read more