2019 Tournament Scheduling

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Bid forms due no later than November 20th, 2018! Tournament Regulations Governance regarding first right of refusal on Section Events: Host facilities of the previous year’s Section event have the first right of refusal for the following year’s event.  If a higher bid is submitted for the event, the previous year’s host has a matching opportunity in order to retain …

The Inaugural McPherson Cup Matches

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Colorado, Southwest and Sun Country PGA Sections form Triangular Ryder Cup Style event SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The Colorado, Southwest and Sun Country PGA Sections are pleased to announce the formation of the McPherson Cup Matches. The biennial event will be in a Ryder Cup style format with the three Sections competing over two days, playing 54 holes of golf. Named …

Southern Pros Team Up for Golf Marathon

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On July 23, 2018, Pat Gavin (102 holes), Josh Salmon (108 holes) Henry Stetina (100 holes), Justin Dahrling (100 holes), Anthony Romero (102 holes), Vern Bane (100 holes), Kevin Keller (108 holes), and TJ McMullen (255 holes) participated in the Golf Marathon to raise money for junior golf in New Mexico, El Paso, and other well-deserving foundations. While the other …

Newsletter Archive

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November-December 2018 October 2018 September 2018 August 2018 July 2018 June 2018 May 2018 April 2018 March 2018 January-February 2018 November-December 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 April 2017 March 2017 January-February 2017 November-December 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 January-February 2016

Upcoming MSR Opportunities

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73 MSR points can be earned locally in February and March! Check out all our upcoming events and visit the Education page for more information. *MSR amounts listed for the PGA Required category activities above are based on the estimated length of each activity and may vary depending on actual duration. PGA Required MSR is awarded as one (1) credit …

Stetina Attends PGA Teacher of the Year Conference

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The PGA Teacher of the Year Conference is an official PGA of America event. It is a gathering of the 41 PGA Section and National PGA Teacher of the Year Award winners, along with the PGA headquarters and PGA Magazine executives. The conferences allows for the exchange of ideas between these teachers and then to report the findings to the …

Teaching the Teacher: Using a Club-Focused Approach to Golf Instruction

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*14 MSR Points Available* March 12-13 at Red Hawk GC Club-focused instruction suggests golfers direct their attention to the intended movements of the club and allow the subconscious to direct the muscles accordingly. This process is the same one that we use when performing any tool-based activities (i.e. using a hammer, shovel, scissors, cell phone, etc.). We focus on what …

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 …