2024 Awards Announced

The following five awards have been announced:

2023 Awards Announced

The following five awards have been announced:

  • Distinguished PGM Graduate Golf Professional – Mike Krick ’92
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in Business – Jared Black ’07
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in Golf Instruction – Michael Manavian ’97
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in the Golf Industry – Bobby Acciardo ’98
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate Player – Chris Biggins ’14

2022 Awards

The following five awards have been announced:

  • Distinguished PGM Graduate Golf Professional – Kevin Swan ’07
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in Business – Nathan Stith ’03
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in Golf Instruction – Robbie Fritz ’05
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in the Golf Industry – Billy Holbrook ’96
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate Player – Larkin Gross ’19

2021 Awards

The following five awards have been announced:

  • Distinguished PGM Graduate Golf Professional – James Ondo ’05
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in Business – Jimmy Nickerson ’95
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in Golf Instruction – Allen Terrell ’97
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in the Golf Industry – Randy Doucette ’96
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate Player – Eric Dugas ’05

2020 Awards

The following five awards were recognized at the PGA Golf Management alumni gathering at the PGA Show on Jan. 22:

  • Distinguished PGM Graduate Golf Professional – Sara Muldoon ’92
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in Business – Glenn Murray ’03
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in Golf Instruction – Joey Wuertemberger ’01
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in the Golf Industry – Pete Butt ’99
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate Player – Wyatt Worthington ’12

2019 Awards

The following five awards were recognized for the first time at the PGA Golf Management alumni gathering at the PGA Show on Jan. 23:

  • Distinguished PGM Graduate Golf Professional – Mark Rashell ’96
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in Business – Justin Norvell ’04
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in Golf Instruction – Michael Jacobs ’99
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate in the Golf Industry – Whitney Trimble ’00
  • Distinguished PGM Graduate Player – Chad Collins ’01

Distinguished PGM Award Descriptions

Distinguished PGM Graduate Golf Professional

  • Methodist University graduate
  • Class A PGA member in good standing
  • Outstanding career achievement in the golf industry
  • Developed the image, reputation, and ability to inspire and mentor fellow PGA members
  • Recognized at the chapter, section, or national level one or more times

Distinguished PGM Graduate in Business

  • Methodist University graduate
  • Outstanding career achievement outside of the business of golf.
  • Developed the image, reputation and ability to inspire and mentor others in the business community.
  • Dedicated to serving their surrounding community

Distinguished PGM Graduate in Golf Instruction

  • Methodist University graduate
  • Outstanding career achievement in the golf industry
  • Developed the image, reputation, and ability to inspire and mentor fellow PGA members
  • Recognized at the chapter, section, or national level for golf instruction one or more times

Distinguished PGM Graduate in Golf Industry

  • Methodist University graduate
  • Outstanding career achievement in the golf industry
  • Developed the image, reputation, and ability to inspire and mentor colleagues in the industry
  • Dedicated to serving their surrounding community

Distinguished PGM Graduate Player

  • Methodist University graduate
  • Outstanding career achievement in either amateur or professional tournaments
  • Developed the image, reputation, and ability to inspire future players