Awards

We rely on YOU to identify the best and brightest in our Chapter by nominating PGA Professionals who you feel are deserving of awards in 9 different categories. We welcome your nominations, whether you have one— or multiple for each award! This process is critical in recognizing the excellent contributions our PGA Professionals are making across our industry and in their communities. Only PGA Members in good standing are eligible for awards.

Full Special Awards Descriptions (pdf)

NOMINATION FORMBRIEF DESCRIPTION
Assistant Golf Professional of the YearBestows special recognition on a PGA Golf Professional, whose total contributions to the game of golf and their facility best exemplify the complete Assistant Golf Professional.
Bill Strausbaugh AwardRecognizes commitment to mentoring and making significant impacts on the careers of PGA Professionals.
Golf Professional of the YearOne of the highest honors The PGA can bestow, bestows special recognition on a PGA Golf Professional who has performed outstanding services as an overall PGA Professional.
PGA Professional Development AwardRecognizes outstanding and continuing contributions to professional education.
Merchandiser of the YearRecognizes overall performance in merchandising. – ALREADY COMPLETED!
Patriot AwardRecognizes commitment and dedication to members and veterans of the US Armed Forces.
Player Development AwardRecognizes achievement in the area of player development.
Teacher of the YearRecognizes outstanding services as a golf teacher and coach.
Youth Player Development AwardRecognizes achievement in the area of youth player development.

Past Oregon Chapter PGA Award Winners

2021 OPGA Special Award Winners

2020 OPGA Special Award Winners

2019 OPGA Special Award Winners

2018 OPGA Special Award Winners

2017 OPGA Special Award Winners

2016 OPGA Special Award Winners

2015 OPGA Special Award Winners

2014 OPGA Special Award Winners

2013 OPGA Special Award Winners