PGA NEWS – March 25 Eighty-Eight Graduates Form Latest Class to Earn PGA Membership Through the PGA Education Center Eighty-eight graduates, representing 37 states, comprised the latest class to advance through the PGA Professional Golf Management Program. The graduates were honored in ceremonies conducted March 19, at The PGA Country Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The PGA Professional Golf Management program, which originated in 1996, has produced 6,940 graduates. Of that total, the PGA Education Center in Port St. Lucie has produced graduates since 2002 representing 48 states, Canada, The District of Columbia, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Puerto Rico, The Netherlands and the Virgin Islands. Since 1916, The PGA of America's mission has been twofold: to establish and elevate the standards of the profession and to grow interest and participation in the game of golf. By establishing and elevating the standards of the golf profession through world-class education, career services, marketing and research programs, the Association enables PGA Professionals to maximize their performance in their respective career paths and showcases them as experts in the game and in the $76 billion golf industry. By creating and delivering dramatic world-class championships and exciting and enjoyable golf promotions that are viewed as the best of their class in the golf industry, The PGA of America elevates the public's interest in the game, the desire to play more golf, and ensures accessibility to the game for everyone, everywhere. The PGA of America brand represents the very best in golf. The class of March 19: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. Donald P. Allio Chad E. Ammer Jeremy J. Anderson Parker T. Anderson Jonathan Banas Bart A.. Barnard Travis J. Becker John W. Benkovic John F. Berardi Gregory R. Bores Chris D. Brown Spencer G. Brown Mark A. Bucco Richard W. Burlett III Casey L. Butler Ryan W. Callahan Todd L. Camplin Mike P. Childress San Jose, Calif. Cincinnati, Ohio Long Grove, Ill. Rancho Mirage, Calif. Amherst, Mass. Phoenix, Ariz. Sun Prairie, Wis. Herndon, Va. Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Canton, Mich. Falls of Rough, Ky. Charlotte, N.C. Northfield, N.J. Fredonia, N.Y. Bakersfield, Calif. Hoosick Falls, N.Y. West End, N.C. Clemmons, N.C. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. Todd E. Company Robert N. Crovetti Dominic L. Curran Zack H. Curtis Ryan W. Davis Walter E. De Ravin Jordan T. Dunsmore Eric J. Ewing Leah R.. Fickes John W. Freeman Robert W. Gander Richard W. Giroux Christopher S. Gorgone Blake J. Graham Paul Grandazzo Mark D. Greer John H. Grimley Paul J. Guerra Scott A. Hajdu Bobby A. Hinds David R. Hunt Thomas J. James Todd J. Kinnikin Adam C. Kwiatkoski Anthony M. Lake Matthew D. Long Lauren H. Lundy Jason P. Malcolm John F. Mavros Brad S. McCluski Russ E. Meyers Brian P. Miller Burt L. Minick Christopher C. Moore Robert M. O'Neill Paul K.Ogawa Derek A. Osinski Candice S. Palmer Michael D. Paukovits Paul I. Paulson Mike F. Perez Jason P. Poyner Matthew A. Primrose Lawrence V. Ray Charles E. Reely Troy M. Reynolds James R. Richard Andrew D. Richards Jeffrey W. Robison Avon, Ohio Peabody, Mass. Silver City, N.M. Mt Juliet, Tenn. Murfreesboro, Tenn. Loch Sheldrake, N.Y. West Palm Beach, Fla. Saint Louis, Mo. Yucatan, Mexico Muskego, Wis. Wisconsin Dells, Wis. Federal Way, Wash. Casselberry, Fla. Overland Park, Kan. Rocky Hill, Conn. College Station, Texas North Kingstown, R.I. Bakersfield, Calif. Richardson, Texas Los Angeles, Calif. Bridgewater, N.J. Chowchilla, Calif. Broken Arrow, Okla. Chicago, Ill. Ellisburg, N.Y. Albuquerque, N.M. Rockville, Md. Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Brookfield, Ill. Pittsford, N.Y. Wayne, N.J. Greenville, S.C. Mars Hill, N.C. Roswell, Ga. Casper, Wyo. Pearl City, Hawaii Golden, Colo. La Quinta, Calif. Macungie, Pa. Bellevue, Wash. McAllen, Texas Livingston, N.J. Ruskin, Fla. Springfield, Mo. Fairfield, Pa. Chantilly, Va. Milford, Mass. Savannah, Ga. Katy, Texas 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. Daniel P. Rodgers Jason A. Sanders Blair Shadday Ralph E. Smith Jr. Wayne Smyth Tim R. Stephens Brian T. Stewart Grant Sturgeon Sean E. Swidzinski Doug F. Thies John D Thompson Kevin L. Tracey Mike Turnesa Chris J. Vossekuil Randy E. Walton Shawn D. Welock Scott D. Wenzel Rory Wickstrom Christopher M. Wilkins Michael S.Williams Patrick (Tim) Williams Butler, Pa. Chandler, Ariz. Fishers, Ind. Humble, Texas Rocky Hill, Conn. Santa Barbara, Calif. Durham, N.C. Louisville, Ky. Renfrew, Pa. Omaha, Neb. Westmont, Ill. Baton Rouge, La. Rye, N.Y. Las Vegas, Nev. Scottsdale, Ariz. South Berwick, Maine Fairfax, Va. Virginia Beach, Va. Austin, Texas Greenville, S.C. Knoxville, Tenn.