Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Section PGA hosted their Annual Fall Meeting at Happy Hollow Club to recap the golf season with more than 130 Nebraska PGA Professionals in attendance. Golf continued to boom across the state and throughout the Section. Nebraska Junior Golf hosted more than 80 events for nearly 1,000 junior members while PGA Jr. League welcomed a record number of participants with 1,500 juniors competing in 2022.
2022 Nebraska Junior Golf Summer Recap Video
PGA REACH Nebraska, the charitable arm of the Nebraska Section PGA, continued to make an impact across the Section in 2022. Through their three pillars (Youth, Military & Inclusion), the Foundation positively impacted lives in communities across the Nebraska Section. PGA HOPE, PGA REACH Nebraska’s Veteran program graduated a record 87 local Veterans in 2022 and welcomed nearly 89 graduates to Hillcrest Country Club for the 2022 PGA HOPE Nebraska Cup.
2022 PGA HOPE Nebraska Cup Recap Video
Over the course of the 2022 Fall Meeting, committees gave their end of the year reports including the tournament committee that highlighted another successful season. More than 180 Nebraska PGA Professionals and 1,100 amateurs teed it up in Nebraska Section PGA events this season.
2022 Nebraska PGA Tournament Season Recap Video
In addition to the committee reports, the Nebraska Section PGA membership elected Phil Palmer, PGA of Miracle Hill Golf & Tennis to serve as their next Secretary. Palmer joins President Dawn Neujahr, PGA, Vice President Mike Schuchart, PGA and Honorary President Gil Russell, PGA in office.
“It is great to have the opportunity to represent the PGA Members of the Nebraska Section and that they had trust and belief in me to do so. What excites me most is discovering the unknown and advancing opportunities for our members, our Section and our foundation”, said Palmer.
We would like to thank the Professional staff at Happy Hollow Club for hosting our 2022 Nebraska PGA Fall Meeting as well as our co-presenting sponsors All Star Pro Golf and Harris Golf Cars and our supporting sponsor PGA Resort & Spa. We look forward to this offseason as we gear up for another year of growing the game.
ABOUT THE NEBRASKA SECTION PGA
The Nebraska Section PGA is a non-for-profit organization comprised of nearly 300 PGA Members and Associates who strive to promote the enjoyment and growth of the game of golf. Nebraska Section PGA encompasses the entire State of Nebraska, western fifth of Iowa and a small portion of South Dakota including Dakota Dunes and Yankton. The Section office is located in Lincoln, NE and acts as a resource for local and national golf information for the golf professional and amateur player alike. Our members are often referred to as “Club Professionals”, not to be mistaken as PGA TOUR Professionals. Each Nebraska Section PGA professional serves as an expert in the ever-changing business of golf. They are the leading expert players and teachers, skilled business managers, community leaders, and superior merchandisers who have dedicated their careers to the local delivery of these services.