Winged Foot Golf Club 
Wednesday, November 1st



5:00 PM Cocktail Hour

6:00 PM Awards Dinner Begins

9:00 PM End of Awards Dinner Open Bar 


Business Attire 

*Dinner will be on an enclosed heated patio, please dress accordingly

2023 Award Winners

Professional of the Year - Mike Gilmore, Winged Foot GC
Teacher of the Year - Jack McGown, Hampton Hills G & CC
Bill Strausbaugh Award - Stuart Waack, Silvermine GC
Professional Development Award - Kirk Oguri, Pete's Golf Shop
Player of the Year- Dylan Newman, Meadow Brook Club

Deacon Palmer Award - Bob Longo, PGA Life Member
Patriot Award - Tim Stafford, LaTourette GC
Player Development Award - Gerard Scheer, Aspetuck Valley CC
Youth Player Development Award - Justin Koff, Bethpage State Park
Merchandiser of the Year (Private) - Jim Fatsi, Brooklawn CC
Merchandiser of the Year (Public) - Scott Klemme, Centennial GC
Sam Snead Award - Gene Westmoreland, MGA/Winged Foot GC


We will also be celebrating Jack Druga and Katie Wiedmar, the 2023 PGA of America Bill Strausbaugh and Merchandiser of the Year Award Winners, respectively, who will be honored at the PGA Annual Meeting in Frisco, TX the following week.

Metropolitan PGA Section

Metropolitan PGA