Youth Player Development

This award is designed to pay recognition to a Gulf States PGA professional who is a leader in junior golf, reflects the qualities and ideals of those who work with our nation’s youth. This person provides opportunities and experiences for juniors to learn and play better golf. The guidelines for this award include:

  • Contributions to junior programs in the Section
  • Involvement in and promotion of developing junior golf at his/her facility and also within the community
  • Support the PGA junior golf programs
  • Overall integrity as an individual and acceptance by junior golfers

 

Previous Winners

  • 1988 Jimmy Headrick
  • 1989 Woody Arnold
  • 1990 Ronnie Benandi
  • 1991 Robbie Webb
  • 1992 Ronnie Benandi
  • 1993 Ronnie Benandi
  • 1994 Gary Carpenter
  • 1995 Robbie Webb
  • 1996 Robbie Webb
  • 1997 John Schiller
  • 1998 Danny Tatum
  • 1999 Brad White
  • 2000 Anthony Price
  • 2001 Curtis Galle’
  • 2002 Cliff Wagner

  • 2003 Ernest Ross
  • 2004 Mark Powell
  • 2005 Brad White
  • 2006 Tim Hogan
  • 2007 Jimmy Headrick
  • 2008 Jeff Jennings
  • 2009 Craig Campo
  • 2010 Jeff Jennings
  • 2011 VJ Trolio
  • 2012 Tim Yelverton
  • 2013 VJ Trolio
  • 2014 Rob Noel
  • 2015 Derek Smith
  • 2016 Chris Altese
  • 2017 Chris Altese