Cory Armstrong Hired as New Sun Country Golf House Executive Director

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Sun Country is excited to welcome Cory Armstrong as the new Executive Director of the Sun Country Golf House. A graduate of West Virginia University, Summa cum Laude in Sports Management, Cory brings 19 years of golf administration experience from his time in the Michigan, Southern Ohio and Carolinas PGA Sections. Most recently he served as Assistant Executive Director in …

University of New Mexico Head Coach Jill Trujillo, PGA Honored with Prestigious Coaching Award

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida– The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) and Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA), in collaboration with the PGA of America, today announced the recipients of the prestigious Labron Harris Sr. Award, as well as the Kim Evans Award. University of New Mexico Head Women’s Golf Coach Jill Trujillo, PGA received the 2020 Kim Evans Award, while Le …

New Mexico Golf Course Closure – November 13 Update

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Sun Country Members, As many of you are already aware, the governor of New Mexico has reinstated closure of all non-essential businesses. Unfortunately, this includes golf courses. This order is in effect Monday, November 16 through November 30. The order also prohibits on-site dining at food and drink establishments. The new public health order can be viewed here. We are currently …

PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship Application

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The PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship application will be available on December 1, 2020 on PGA.org. It is open to the children and/or grandchildren of PGA Class A Members or Life Members in good standing.  The student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4 (unweighted GPA based on a 4.0 scale). The scholarship will apply to the 2021-2022 school …

Remainder of 2020 Season Cancelled

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The governor’s office is re-implementing a required 14-day quarantine for all individuals entering the state from “high-risk” states, which includes Texas. There will no longer be an exemption for negative COVID tests within 72 hours of entering the state. This obviously has large implications for our Section that includes El Paso.  After discussions with the tournament committee, executive committee, and …

El Paso Golf Courses to Re-open with Restrictions

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EL PASO, Texas — In an effort to slowly re-open businesses in El Paso, golf courses will re-open with restrictions. Golf courses, their employees and golfers must adhere to certain measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure: Buildings, parking lots and general grounds Golf pro-shops must remain closed. Payment for play must be made electronically or over the phone. …