Kentucky Golf Association Awards
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Presented to an individual in recognition of their outstanding contributions to amateur golf in Kentucky
Honors the low junior scorer in the Kentucky Amateur Championship
Honors the low public links scorer in the Kentucky Amateur Championship
Honors the low senior scorer in the Kentucky Amateur Championship
Kentucky Golf Association Player Awards
2016 KGA John C. Owens Player of the Year – Andy Roberts, Owensboro
2016 KGA Mid-Senior Player of the Year (Age 40-54) – Don Kohler, Louisville
2016 KGA Tom Musselman Player of the Year (Age 55-64) – Gary Backlund, Mt. Sterling
2016 KGA Dale Barnstable Player of the Year (Age 65-71) – Jim Caudill, Morehead
2016 KGA Don Smith Player of the Year (Age 72 and Over) – Don Wood, Louisville
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Kentucky PGA Special Awards
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Golf Professional of the Year
One of the highest honors the Association can bestow on a working club professional whose total contributions to the game best exemplify the complete PGA Professional.
Assistant Professional of the Year
Awarded for overall excellence as an assistant professional.
Teacher of the Year
Recognizes a PGA Professional who is an outstanding teacher of golf among the ranks of PGA membership.
Sales Representative of the Year
Recognizes an outstanding Golf Sales Representative in the Kentucky.
Youth Player Development Award
Recognizes the PGA Professional who is a leader in junior golf and who reflects the ideals of those who work with youth.
Media Representative of the Year
Recognizes an outstanding Golf Media Representative in the Kentucky.
Bill Strausbaugh Award
Recognizes PGA Professionals who by their day-to-day efforts have distinguished themselves by mentoring their fellow PGA Professionals in improving their employment situations and through service to the community.
Horton Smith Award
Recognizes the PGA Professional who is the model educator of PGA Golf Professionals.
Player Development Award
Recognizes a PGA Professional for extraordinary and exemplary contributions and achievements in the area of player development.
Merchandiser of the Year
Recognizes those PGA Professionals who have excelled as business persons / merchandisers in the promotion of the golf at a private, public or a resort facility.