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 …

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 …