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Sun Country Founding Father Ron Doan Passes Away

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Ronald “Ron” Barry Doan, 76, of Mountainair, NM, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 at his home after a long illness. Ron was born August 19, 1940, in Abilene, TX, to HC “Johnnie” and Charlcie Tyson Doan. After living in various places because of his father’s work, the family, including Ron’s younger brother, Jerry, moved to El Paso, TX. Ron …

Team Daily/Montano Take Pro-Assistant Team Championship

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Sun Country PGA Professionals Dal Daily and Tiger Montano capitalized on a blazing start, and were able to hold on at the finish to claim victory at the 2017 Sun Country PGA Pro-Assistant Team Championship, held April 10, at Sonoma Ranch G.C.  The duo was able to birdie their first eight holes of the day and posted an 8-under-par 27 …

New Board of Directors Elected at Annual Meeting

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Las Cruces, N.M.—March 26, 2017— A new secretary and three at-large members have been elected to new two-year terms on the Sun Country PGA Board of Directors. Two of the three at-large spots were retained by incumbents Josh Salmon of the NMSU PGM Program and Tom Yost of the First Tee of San Juan County, NM. The remaining spot went …

Sun Country’s Josh Salmon Selected for PGA LEAD Program

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A diverse group of 15 PGA Members was selected for the 2017-2018 Class of PGA LEAD. The leadership development program’s second class launched in conjunction with the 64th PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. The PGA of America established PGA LEAD to identify, mentor and progress PGA Members from diverse backgrounds along a guided path to leadership roles in the Association.  …

PROfiles: Linda Howell, PGA

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Linda Howell, PGA General Manager/Head Professional Rockwind Community Links, Hobbs, NM   University:      San Diego State University What or who was your motivation to become a PGA Professional?     Working as the Head Tennis Professional at Riviera Country Club, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to play the course weekly and absolutely fell in love with the game. After a …

Rich Berberian Jr., Brad Lardon Capture 2016 PGA Professional, Senior PGA Professional Player of the Year Awards

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Article Courtesy of the PGA of America. Editor’s Note: For images of the 2016 OMEGA PGA Professional and Senior PGA Professional Players of the Year, click here.   PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Dec. 19, 2016) – PGA Professional Champion Rich Berberian Jr. of Hooksett, New Hampshire, and Brad Lardon of Santa Fe, New Mexico, have won the respective 2016 OMEGA …