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TEAM WILLIAMS, PATIN, NARRO, MANNE, BOURGEOIS & GRASSI CLAIM E-Z-GO SIX-PRO 1

TEAM WILLIAMS, PATIN, NARRO, MANNE, BOURGEOIS & GRASSI CLAIM E-Z-GO SIX-PRO

December 07, 2023

Covington, LA: The E-Z-GO Oliver Counce Six-Pro Championship was held on Monday, December 4th at Tchefuncta Country Club. The field was comprised of

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HUGHES HEADS TO THE SANDERSON FARMS CHAMPIONSHIP! 1

HUGHES HEADS TO THE SANDERSON FARMS CHAMPIONSHIP!

September 19, 2023

  Canton, MS: The 2023 Gulf States E-Z-GO Section Championship was held at Deerfield Golf Club on September 18-19 in Canton, MS. The field was

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2023 Day of HOPE

September 12, 2023

Click HERE to view the footage from the day

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Gulf States Section PGA

A collection of over 300 PGA Professionals and Associates in Louisiana & Mississippi with a mission of growing & protecting the Game of Golf. ... See MoreSee Less

A collection of over 300 PGA Professionals and Associates in Louisiana & Mississippi with a mission of growing & protecting the Game of Golf.

Join us for PGA National Day of HOPE! Donate to the cause by going to givebutter.com/REACHGulfStates. Be a part of something greater! The PGA of America will be matching any funds raised in our Section up to $10,000! ... See MoreSee Less

Join us for PGA National Day of HOPE! Donate to the cause by going to https://givebutter.com/REACHGulfStates. Be a part of something greater! The PGA of America will be matching any funds raised in our Section up to $10,000!

Only 3 days left until the 2nd Annual Play Yellow Birdie Bash! We still have room for more teams to sign up. Or if you want to donate instead, you can pledge a monetary amount based on how many birdies a team makes on October 10th at Deerfield Golf Club! charity.pledgeit.org/GulfStatesBirdieBash ... See MoreSee Less

Only 3 days left until the 2nd Annual Play Yellow Birdie Bash! We still have room for more teams to sign up. Or if you want to donate instead, you can pledge a monetary amount based on how many birdies a team makes on October 10th at Deerfield Golf Club! https://charity.pledgeit.org/GulfStatesBirdieBash

Only a week left until the 2nd Annual Play Yellow Birdie Bash! We still have room for more teams to sign up. Or if you want to donate instead, you can pledge a monetary amount based on how many birdies a team makes on October 10th at Deerfield Golf Club! charity.pledgeit.org/GulfStatesBirdieBash ... See MoreSee Less

Only a week left until the 2nd Annual Play Yellow Birdie Bash! We still have room for more teams to sign up. Or if you want to donate instead, you can pledge a monetary amount based on how many birdies a team makes on October 10th at Deerfield Golf Club! https://charity.pledgeit.org/GulfStatesBirdieBash
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Don`t forget to sign up for the 2024 Gulf States PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit happening at Windance Country Club on Monday, February 26th. Sign up now at GSPGA.com ...

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Beautiful day at Tamahka Trails Golf Club for the 2024 Jani-King Pro-Am. Follow the live scoring at GSPGA.com. Thank You @janikinggulfcoast for sponsoring this event & @sterling_cut_glass for the beautiful trophies. ...

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The PGA Show is back this January, better than ever! At the PGA Show, PGA of America Golf Professionals and industry leaders form a dynamic international community to source and test the
game’s latest innovations, learn proven business solutions from industry experts, develop skills and connections to further their career, create additional value for facilities, build their individual business
and drive continued growth of the sport. PGA Professionals receive special member savings on education registration, access to exclusive resources and can earn 30+ PDR Credits at the PGA Show.

Join us for the 2024 PGA Show Jan. 23-26 in Orlando.
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*POSTPONED*
Gulf States PGA Mackel Cup

Due to the arctic blast headed to the Gulf States Region, we have postponed the 2024 Mackel Cup to a later date (TBD). More details on the rescheduling will be sent to you when available. We anticipate the event happening in March.
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Professional Development Webinar Series
Tomorrow...sign up now by replying to this message and the meeting link will be sent to your email.

1 PDR "required" credit for all attendees!

#gulfstatespga #gspga #pgaprofessionaldevelopment
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Join us for PGA National Day of HOPE! Donate to the cause by clicking the link in bio. Be a part of something greater! The PGA of America will be matching any funds raised in our Section up to $10,000! ...

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Only 3 days left until the 2nd Annual Play Yellow Birdie Bash! We still have room for more teams to sign up. Or if you want to donate instead, you can pledge a monetary amount based on how many birdies a team makes on October 10th at Deerfield Golf Club! Link in bio ...

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Only a week left until the 2nd Annual Play Yellow Birdie Bash! We still have room for more teams to sign up. Or if you want to donate instead, you can pledge a monetary amount based on how many birdies a team makes on October 10th at Deerfield Golf Club! Link in bio ...

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Only 13 days left until the 2nd Annual Play Yellow Birdie Bash! We still have room for more teams to sign up. Or if you want to donate instead, you can pledge a monetary amount based on how many birdies a team makes on October 10th at Deerfield Golf Club! Link in bio ...

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@evolvegolf wants you to remember that Pre-Book season is here! Be on the lookout for deals to help you stock up for 2024! ...

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Congratulations Reed Hughes, PGA for winning both the regular and senior division of the Gulf States PGA Section Championship with a two-day score of 71-68–139!

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Reed Hughes, PGA shares an interview with us after his win in both the regular and senior division at the Gulf States PGA Section Championship!

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We had a great Day of HOPE honoring our Veterans on September 11th. If you would like to make a contribution to PGA HOPE, you can do so at the link in bio!

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Our Mission

Making the Game Better for 50+ Years

The Gulf States Section, Professional Golfers’ Association of America, is an association of golf professionals whose mission is to promote interest, participation, and enjoyment in the game of golf; establish and maintain professional standards of practice; and enhance the well being of golf professionals.

Strategic Objectives:

  • Establish a collegial and supportive environment among PGA Members, including:
    –Organized Competition
    –Meetings
    –Benefits
  • Encourage the use and employment of PGA Professionals by providing services to golfers and the golf industry.
  • Enhance the skill levels of members and apprentices through education.
  • Provide service to support National programs within the Section.
  • Promote enjoyment and participation in the game by providing programs and services to golfers.

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As the industry's standard bearer, PGA Professionals serve as the recognized teachers and leaders of the game and promote its growth passionately.

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PGA Professionals have the opportunity to pursue a variety of exciting careers within the golf industry including golf operations, teaching and coaching and executive management.

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Louisiana Junior Golf Tour

OPEN TO JUNIORS OF ALL SKILL LEVELS, AGES 11-18

The mission of the LJGT is to create more playing opportunities for ALL junior golfers in Louisiana and to do so at an affordable rate.

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PDR Requirements

Total PDR per cycle = 54 Meeting/Education/Player Development/Professional Standards = 36

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