With the holiday season approaching, the NEPGA George S. Wemyss Scholarship Fund Committee is holding its annual Holiday Appeal asking for your help and support. Since 1985, children and grandchildren of New England PGA members have been awarded college scholarships through this Fund. Click here to learn more about George's legacy.
During this holiday season, we ask that each New England PGA member make a tax deductible donation to the fund, preferably by December 31, 2013. Any amount you can contribute will be most welcomed and appreciated. You will receive a personal letter acknowledging your contribution for income tax purposes.
NEPGA's Bob Beach Presented 2013 Patriot Award at PGA Annual Meeting
Bob with PGA President Ted Bishop
Bob and wife Cathleen
SAN DIEGO – Bob Beach, PGA head professional at Braintree (Mass.) Municipal Golf Course, who for nearly two decades has been a lead instructor in the New England PGA Section for teaching golf to the physically challenged, has been named recipient of the 2013 Patriot Award. He was honored at the 97th PGA Annual Meeting at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina.
Click here to listen to Bob's interview with John Maginnes on the PGA TOUR Radio show, Maginnes On Tap, that aired on December 4th!
The deadline to submit your nominations is Dec. 16th
The NEPGA is currently accepting nominations for the 2014 Section awards. The Section is asking for members in good standing to complete and submit the form(s) by December 16, 2013. The online award nomination forms have been emailed to NEPGA members. If you need to have the award nomination forms emailed to you again, please contact Joan at the Section office, firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to view the current list of nominations.
Thank you in advance for taking the time to participate in the special awards nomination process!
PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship Application Now Available
New Changes for 2014!
The PGA Financial Assistance Scholarship application is now available on the homepage of PGALinks.com. The application deadline is Monday, March 17th. Graduating high school seniors and college students who are the children or grandchildren of PGA members are encouraged to apply. Click here to view more information. Please note the two new changes for 2014! 20% of funding will take in to account financial need, please see details in Financial Need Section of application AND beginning with 2014 graduating high school seniors (incoming Freshman in Fall of 2014) the total number of scholarships a student can receive will be limited to 2 total scholarships over the 4 years of undergraduate college attendance.
Please keep in mind that for students to be considered for the NEPGA Wemyss Scholarship, they must apply for The PGA of America's Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship.