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Plenty of Sask. talent among PGA of Canada award nominees

Written by Clark Stork
The PGA of Canada will hand out their 2019 awards on Dec. 12.

The PGA of Canada has announced their annual award nominees for 2019.

The organization will announce the winners on Facebook live on Dec. 12 at 10 a.m. Saskatchewan time. PGA of Canada CEO Kevin Thistle said the nominees are all worthy candidates.

“Such an amazing group of finalists,” Thistle said in a news release. “The PGA of Canada has truly incredible members, and without everything you do for your clubs, communities, and zones, we wouldn’t be who we are today. We want to thank you for moving our great game forward and representing the PGA of Canada with the utmost class.”

Below is the list of Saskatchewan PGA members and their nominations:

Murray Tucker, Club Professional of the Year Award
Gus Vogelsang, Murray Golf Course, Regina

Dick Munn, Executive Professional of the Year Award
McLaren Taylor, Saskatoon Golf & Country Club

George Knudson, Teacher of the Year
Clinton Schmaltz, The Willows Golf & Country Club, Saskatoon

Jack McLaughlin, Junior Leader of the Year Award
Paul Schatz, Tor Hill Golf Course, Regina

Bill Kern, Coach of the Year Award
Jeff Chambers, Elmwood Golf Club, Swift Current

Pat Fletcher, Retailer of the Year Award
Craig Prentice, The Willows Golf & Country Club
*Four-time Saskatchewan amateur champion Lindsay Bernakevitch (Victoria Golf Club) is also up for the award.

Moe Norman, Apprentice Professional of the Year Award
Mark Sheardown, The Willows Golf & Country Club, Saskatoon

Stan Leonard, Class “A” Professional of the Year Award
Ryan Wells, Cooke Municipal Golf Club, Prince Albert

Tex Noble, Professional Development Award
Jeff Chambers, Elmwood Golf Club, Swift Current
*Former Regina resident Cory Kartusch (St. Charles Country Club) is also up for the award.

The winners will be recognized in January during the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida.

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