2013 Awards Gala, Nov 1 at Colorado Golf Club
Graham Cliff, Colorado PGA Golf Professional of the Year
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The 18th Annual Colorado PGA Special Awards Gala will be held Friday evening, November 1, 2013 at the Colorado Golf Club, Parker, Colorado. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served at 5:45pm with dinner starting at 6:45pm and award presentations at 7:30pm. Help celebrate the accomplishments of your fellow PGA Professionals on November 1. Cost is $90/person. For reservations contact Diane Plassmeyer, 303-996-1595, email@example.com.
Patient Protection, Affordable Care Act and Your Facility
By Christine Garrity, Managing Director & General Counsel, PGA of America
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……the most sweeping portions of the Health Care Law will become effective starting in calendar year 2014. Starting in 2014 the American Health Benefit Exchanges will be introduced in every state. The exchanges will be the prime tool to provide coverage for those that do not have coverage currently. These exchanges will include Small Business Health Options that will assist small group market employers to provide qualified health plans to their employees….. this portion of the law will provide assistance to the majority of PGA Professionals that are self-emplyed as well as for those that work for a small employer that doesn’t offer health coverage…..
Omaha Steaks Partners with Colorado PGA
Hole-in-One Golfers Receive Free Omaha Steaks
Omaha Steaks has partnered with the Colorado Section PGA to celebrate the hole-in-one achievement with all your golfers by offering a congratulatory gift of a complimentary box of Omaha Steaks Filet Mignons to every golfer who achieves a hole-in-one on your golf course. Below is an overview of how the program works and the hole-in-one registration form. We are very excited about this partnership with Omaha Steaks and look forward to communicating this wonderful promotion to golfers at your facilities.
Here’s how it works:
1. If you score a “hole in one” on a hole of at least 150 yards in length visit www.coloradopga.com to find the Omaha Steaks hole-in-one registration form.
2. Please fill out the form in its entirety, including a signature from the courses PGA Professional and return it to the Colorado Section PGA either by e-mailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org or by faxing it to (303) 681-3992.
3. Omaha Steaks will then send you a box of 4 (6 oz.) Filet Mignons, along with a congratulatory note to commemorate your achievement. It’s up to you to plan the celebration. 4. **Please note that to receive your complimentary box of Omaha Steaks Filet Mignons all hole-in-one’s must be made within the Colorado Section PGA boundaries.
PGA National News
Golf Channel Presents 2013 PGA of America Year in Review, "Reaching Up, Reaching Out" and "Ryder Cup: One Year to Go" Documentary, Dec. 9
"Reaching Up, Reaching Out," part of the "2013 PGA Year in Review," debuts on Monday, Dec. 9, at 10 p.m. ET on Golf Channel and features PGA Professionals who are making an impact on the course and in their local communities. The program's second half-hour follows U.S. Captain Tom Watson and European Captain Paul McGinley's journey last September to Gleneagles, Scotland in a documentary, "Ryder Cup: One Year to Go."
Golf Channel Bolsters Coverage of PGA Merchandise Show with Morning Drive Broadcasting Live From Show Floor
Starting in 2014, "Morning Drive" will provide live broadcasts from the PGA Merchandise Show floor Wednesday, Jan. 22 through Friday, Jan. 24, as well as remote live segments from the PGA Merchandise Show Outdoor Demo Day on Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Callaway Golf Will Showcase New Products at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show
During the PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day on Tuesday, Jan. 21, Callaway Golf will showcase its expansive 2014 equipment lineup, including the recently announced X2 Hot line of drivers, fairway woods, hybrids and irons. From Wednesday, Jan. 22 through Friday, Jan. 24, Callaway Golf will exhibit its full line of golf equipment as an anchor exhibitor of the PGA Show PGA Forum.