March 15, 2018
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Colorado PGA News
Spring Meeting Registration Extended Until Today at 3:00pm

The deadline for Monday's Spring Business Meeting has been extended until today at 3:00pm. If you need a few more MSR points or want to catch up on what's coming up this year, be sure to register today!
Last Chance to Fill Out Your NCAA Brackets
First Game Starts at 10:00am 

Our March Madness bracket presented by Jani King will close today as soon as the first game begins at 10:00am. If you haven't filled out your bracket, take a moment to do so before the fun and excitement begins!

Click here to fill out your bracket.
Colorado PGA Ranks 23rd in PGA of America
Take a Moment to Fill out the Compensation Survey Today to Help Provide Vital Information

The deadline to complete this year's PGA Golf Professional Compensation Survey is March 31, 2018. Completing this survey helps to ensure that one of our Association's most powerful employment tools remains effective for PGA Professionals. PGA members who complete the survey by the deadline can receive up to two (2) Member Service Requirement (MSR) credits .

Are You a Zoo Tiger or a Jungle Tiger?

Would you rather be a zoo tiger, hanging out in a zoo, living the easy life or would you rather be a jungle tiger, living in the wild, creating the life you want? 

Find out why the jungle tiger ultimately survives while the zoo tiger struggles when faced with the real world at the Spring Meeting! Sign up to check out this and much more from Trevor Ragan with Train Ugly. 

Click here to sign up for the Spring Meeting!
Playing Ability Test Schedule Finalized

The Colorado PGA will be hosting 10 Playing Ability Tests across the Section. The schedule will return to normal host sites like Common Ground GC and Riverdale Knolls. 

For more information and to check out the schedule, click here!
Tournament News
Tournament Season Opens with Stroke Play Events 
Boulder CC and Columbine CC Hosting Events

Registration for most Colorado PGA tournaments is now open and some events are filling up fast! Click here to check out the details of this year's schedule.

Upcoming Events:

 

Stroke Play #1 | March 26

Boulder Country Club

Registration Deadline: March 21, 5 p.m. | $105/member

 

Stroke Play #2 | April 2

Columbine Country Club

Registration Deadline: March 28, 5 p.m. | $105/member, $75/associate

 

Partner of the Week
Hole in One, USA

Hole in One USA is a long-time partner of the Colorado PGA and will be a supporting sponsor of the upcoming Spring Meeting.

As experts in the industry, Hole in One USA has tournament operations know-how and knowledge about hole-in-one coverage, so you have confidence when it comes to making sure that your contests are fully covered. Their program allows you to offer exciting prizes at a nominal fee, without taking the risk. Instead, we take the risk for you!


Contact Info
David C. Nelson, CPA
Director - Hole-in-One U.S.A.
P: 800.383.7273 | F: 775.852.7274 | NFP.com
NEW EMAIL: david.nelson@nfp.com

West Chpater News
West Chapter Spring Meeting Right Around the Corner

The West Chapter Spring Meeting will be here before you know it! The event, set for Thursday, April 19, 2018, will return to Bookcliff Country Club.

Click here for more information and to register
Junior Golf News
People Are Asking For Your Information!

We get a lot of requests through the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado website asking for information about instructors in the area. Take a moment to update your information on the site so we can point them in your direction!

Click here to submit your program information.
Have You Signed Up for Youth on Course?
JGAC set to subsidize rounds at your facility!

We are excited to share a new partnership between the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado and Youth on Course that is designed to bring affordable golf to junior golfers throughout Colorado. The core of the program subsidizes rounds of golf for Juniors at your facility. Our juniors get access to a sport they love, and your course fills up unused tee times without a loss of revenue.

More program information is available by contacting Holly Champion, PGA, at hchampion@pgahq.com or 303-996-1591.
Need Help Marketing Your PGA Jr. League Programs?
PGA Jr. League Marketing Materials and Resources

The PGA is providing PGA Jr. League Captains with marketing materials, including those you can customize, to promote your program to your community and customers.

Click here then go to #4 Recruit Players and select Download Marketing Materials.
State and Regional News
Community Forum Held On Future Of Park Hill Golf Club

An open community forum fueled the debate about what to do with the Park Hill  Golf Club. The course's lease is almost up, and it's unclear if it will be renewed. Right now, the  course is owned by the Clayton Trust.

Click here to read the full story.
PGA of America News
USGA and R&A Officials Reveal Final Draft of Modernized Rules of Golf to Debut in 2019

Six years in the making and 12 months after a first draft was circulated to the golf world for comment, officials with the USGA and R&A have settled on a new, modernized version of the Rules of Golf that will go into effect January 1, 2019.

Click here to read the full story.
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