SCS News 951 N. Forest Ridge Blvd. Broken Arrow, Okla. Letter from the SCS President Dear Fellow PGA Professionals, 918-357-3332 Fax: 918-357-3328 Spring has finally arrived and hopefully great golf weather is here for the next six months, at least! For those of you able to attend the Spring Meeting in Tulsa thank firstname.lastname@example.org you for your participation. We had a terrific couple of days of education, fellowship, and fun that always seem to get me excited to come home and do a better job. A special “thank you” to Eddie Roethlisberger and Kurt Gibson for their hard work and efforts in respectively putting together the education program and special awards dinner. Based on the feedback from the attending members, the interactive classes were welcomed and provided tremendous best practices, all of which can be found on the Section website. The special awards dinner was exactly that…special! Thank you to everyone involved in the success of the Spring Meeting! If you haven’t heard, the Section is putting on its inaugural Teaching & Coaching Summit this coming October 12 & 13 at Gaillardia Country Club! This event will be patterned after the national event and will provide an exceptional learning op- portunity for everyone attending. Hank Haney will be our keynote instructor and spend the day sharing his wealth of knowledge in the game. On Tuesday, past South Central Teachers of the Year will lead break out sessions on various parts of the game. To get signed up, you must go through the Section website (www. southcentral.pga.com) and payment with credit card is required. Availability is limited so sign up today! Congratulations to Brian Soerensen and his committee for making this dream a reality. Thank you to Peter Vitali and Gaillardia C.C. for hosting this special event! Other exciting news is the incorporation of the South Central Section PGA Founda- Office Staff: tion, led by Cimarron Grubb, who will serve as chair. The mission for the Founda- tion is “Making a difference through the Game of Golf!” It has been organized ex- Barry Thompson clusively for education and charitable purposes. The possibilities are limitless and Executive Director the Foundation affords us the avenue to take our Section to a higher level. Please log on and explore some of the many ways you can get involved! You will see much Walter Hopper information regarding this subject in the near future. Tournament/Junior Tour Director In closing, best wishes to you and your facility for a successful 2009! This advice might be worth what you paid for it, but in these times it is more important than Joyce Cherblanc ever to lean on each other. Trade ideas, seek solutions and offer a helping hand to Office Manager assure we are all successful as we navigate through this economic climate. Amanda Hamilton Fairways & Greens, Junior Coordinator Cary Cozby Doug Turner President, South Central Section PGA CareerLinks Wichita Country Club PAGE 2 S C S N E WS J ANUARY- MARCH 2009 2009 Special Award Winners Mercedes Benz Golf Professional Private Merchandiser Newest Official Cary Cozby Peter Vitali Wichita Country Gaillardia Country Patron of the PGA Club Club Mercedes-Benz, makers of one of the world's most recognized luxury vehi- Bill Strausbaugh cles, is proud to be the newest Offi- Cary Cozby cial Patron of The PGA of America. Wichita Country Mercedes-Benz is pleased to be the Club Official Vehicle of The PGA of Amer- ica, the Official Vehicle of the PGA Championship and Senior PGA Assistant Profes- Public Merchandiser Championship, Proud Supporter of sional Ken Smith the 2010 and 2012 Ryder Cup, Pre- Matt Naylor Harbor Oaks Golf senting Sponsor of the 2010-2013 Pleasant Valley CC Course PGA Play Golf America Days, 2011- 2013 PGA Professional National Championship and Senior PGA Pro- fessional National Championship. Mercedes-Benz will announce a spe- cial pricing incentive program for PGA members, apprentices, PGA Junior Golf Section Executive Directors and staff Leader Presidents Plaque on the purchase or lease of select Chris Jarrett Dan Langford automobiles at least once a year. LaFortune Earlywine Park GC Complete details will be posted on Park GC this page and a notice will also be included in the weekly PGALinks News. Teacher of the Year Mercedes-Benz is proud to offer a Josh Cook wide variety of vehicles, starting at $32,900. To learn more about the ve- Wichita Country hicles, visit mbusa.com ( http:// Club www.mbusa.com ) and click on the Hall of Fame Inductee "Vehicles" tab. Their Web site allows Jeff Hamm you to build your own vehicle to meet Longhills Golf Club your specific needs. To locate the dealership closest to you, visit mbusa.com ( http://www. Horton Smith mbusa.com ), click on "Find Dealer" Bob Phelps and enter your zip code. A list of dealerships with contact information University of Central and directions will be provided. OK Mercedes-Benz USA, headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, is responsi- Leon Faucett Salesman ble for the sales, marketing and ser- of the Year vice of all Mercedes-Benz and May- Tom Funderburk bach products in the United States. Callaway Golf For more than 40 years, MBUSA has Resort Merchandiser taken pride in its commitment to the Mike Hammond customer by providing superior qual- ity luxury vehicles coupled with out- WinStar Golf Course standing customer support. If you have any questions, please contact Heidi Wegmueller at hweg- email@example.com or (561) 624- 7672. PAGE 3 S C S N E WS J ANUARY- MARCH 2009 SCS Junior Tour Updates on the Section Professional Our SCS Junior Tour begins June 1, 2009. If you are hosting a Junior Tour Championship Tournament you will be receiving your Host Responsibilities the begin- Please review the guidelines and information for the Section PGA Professional Championships carefully. ning of April. Please call or email us if This information is designed to assist you in preparation for your Championship. you have any questions regarding this It is important to be aware of the PGA Board of Directors decisions (November 2008) concerning entry paperwork. fees and prize money payout for Section PGA Professional Championships (listed below). We are always looking for new ideas, venues and volunteers. Please take a All PGA Sections that combine their own Section Championship and their Section’s qualifier for the PGA look at our Junior Schedule on the Professional National Championship are now required to have only one entry fee and one website. If you can help with our JTC prize money breakdown. This is intended to ensure that all eligible members play in the one at the end of July, call Walter Hopper combined event and also play for the same purse and receive the same tee gifts. at the Section Office for more informa- In addition, all Sections may only pay out their PGA Professional Championship prize money per tion. their customary stroke-play prize-money payouts, but in no case may they pay more than 50 percent of the starting field. Based upon these decisions, all participants must enter through PGA of America Membership Services or www.pgalinks.com / www.pgatournaments.com and all must adhere to the July 8, 2009 entry deadline. No late entries will be allowed. The 2009 Section Entry Information will not be mailed this year, but will be available on www.pgatournaments.com mid-May. Entries will begin Wednesday, May 27, via tele- phone and on-line at www.pgalinks.com or www.pgatournaments.com . The 2009 Section PGA Profes- sional Championship entry deadline is 5:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 8. Section entry fees (which will be detailed in the 2009 Section Entry Information) are as follows: Section Entry Fee Section Entry Fee Section Entry Fee Aloha $160 Michigan $225 Rocky Mountain $225 Carolinas $290 Middle Atlantic $285 South Central $140 Central New York $200 Midwest $220 South Florida $175 Colorado $250 Minnesota $240 Southern California $275 Connecticut $210 Nebraska $150 Southern Ohio $180 Dixie $200 New England $300 Southern Texas $110 Gateway $150 New Jersey $275 Southwest $150 Georgia $180 North Florida $200 Sun Country $220 Gulf States $150 Northeastern New York $110 Tennessee $215 Illinois $240 Northern California $210 Tri-State $200 Indiana $135 Northern Ohio $185 Utah $285 Iowa $110 Northern Texas $110 Western New York $140 Kentucky $195 Pacific Northwest $280 Wisconsin $255 Metropolitan $225 Philadelphia $195 Applicants who have transferred to a new Section after the July 8 entry deadline have the option of competing in their original Section or in their new Section, but not in both. In order to compete in their new Section, they must inform their new Section of their intention at least seven days prior to that Sec- tion's event. Transfers will NOT affect the number of spots or monies allocated to each Section after the July 8 entry deadline. Note: The 2010 PGA Professional National Championship will be contested Sunday – Wednesday Championship (June 27 – 30, 2010), with practice rounds available on both courses Thursday, Friday and PAGE 4 S C S N E WS J ANUARY- MARCH 2009 SCS New Foundation Golf Coach at Rogers If you were unable to attend the outlines of those programs. As State University 2009 SCSPGA Spring Business with any Foundation, the early Former Southeastern Conference and Meeting, Education Seminar & success will come from Big 10 Conference Coach of the Year Merchandise Show...let me in- MEMBER INVOLVEMENT such Lynn Blevins has been named the first form you on some exciting news as yours. men's and women's golf coach at Rogers State University. regarding the South Central Sec- tion PGA Foundation. Ways to get involved: Blevins brings 15 years of head coach- ing experience at the NCAA Division I The Articles of Incorporation for Membership level to the Hillcats. He guided the men's golf programs at the University the South Central Section PGA 100Holes of Golf Marathon of Oklahoma, the University of Florida Foundation were approved in SCSPGA Foundation Pro-Am, and the University of Iowa over a 15- December of 2008. As outlined Dinner & Silent Auction year period before transitioning to the in the Articles of Incorporation, private golf business sector in 1994. the Foundation has been organ- When it comes to raising money He led the Gators to an SEC Champi- onship in 1985 and spurred the Hawk- ized exclusively for charitable for the Foundation, the only limit eyes to a Big 10 crown in 1992. and educational purposes includ- is your imagination. Now, after a 15-year hiatus, Blevins ing, for such purposes, the mak- Participation is the key to our returns to his coaching roots to de- ing of distributions to organiza- success. We invite you to take a velop a brand new program. tions that qualify as exempt or- few moments and view these pro- "I'm really excited to get back into ganizations under the 501 (c)(3) grams and find the one the best coaching," Blevins said. "It's a rare tax code. The charitable pur- suits you and your facility. opportunity to start a new program poses of the Foundation shall and put a footprint or a signature on also include providing access to As the Foundation continues to that program. I'm really looking for- ward to the challenge." scholarships in order to pursue a mature, its mission will remain college education. steadfast…”Making a difference Blevins currently serves as the Direc- through the Game of Golf!” tor of Golf Operations at Scissortail The Foundation has created sev- Golf Club in Verdigris, Okla. He heads the Buffalo Golf Group, Inc., which eral programs to assist in the took over management of the course in fundraising effort. Attached are May 2008. As President and CEO of the BGG, Blevins has overseen the construction, start up and manage- ment operation of five golf courses over Congratulations Newly Elected the past 15 years. Tom Cannarozzo Members to SCS Blevins began his coaching career at Tyler Bolin of Crestview Country Club, his alma mater where he led the Uni- Wichita, Kan. versity of Oklahoma men's golf pro- Tom has successfully completed the gram from 1979-81. He spent the next requirements for becoming certified Paul Clagg of South Lakes Golf Course, seven years at the University of Flor- in Instruction through The PGA Jenks, Okla. ida, directing the Gators to a third Certified Professional Program. place finish at the 1985 NCAA Cham- He now joins a special group of PGA pionship after claiming the SEC title Devin Davenport of Oak Tree Country Professionals (less than 1% of the earlier that season. Blevins moved to Club, Edmond, Okla. entire membership) who have the University of Iowa in 1990 and won a Big 10 Championship in 1992. committed themselves to the Bradley Golden of the PGA Tour, certification program and are among Oklahoma City, Okla. RSU announced its plans to add men's the most skilled in our business. and women's golf programs for the Achieving distinction through Michael Hansen of Quail Creek Golf 2009-2010 academic year in January. education provides Tom with and Country Club The Hillcats will compete as a member enhanced career opportunities and of both Sooner Athletic Conference and elevates employer and consumer Kirt Mowery of Crestview Country the NAIA and will be immediately eli- awareness of our profession. Club, Wichita, Kan. gible for both conference and national championship events. Ten SAC schools Chad Mullens of Sim Park Golf Course, currently field a men's golf team while Wichita, Kan. eight compete in women's golf. J ANUARY- MARCH 2009 S C S N E WS PAGE 5 National News McGladrey Team The PGA of America Board of Direc- place points increase to 1,000 (from tors approved three items related to 800) for the winner of the PGA Cham- Championship tournament competition and one item pionship, U.S. Open and British Open, related to membership on Feb. 26, and 500 points (from 400) for the PGA 2009, during its meeting in Palm Professional National Championship. Section Qualifier is Beach Gardens, Fla. Beginning in First-place points for the Winter July 20, at Belmar 2010, The PGA will adopt new equip- Stroke Play Championship will in- Golf Club in ment rules governing groove specifica- crease to 250 (from 200); second-place Norman, Okla. tions as a condition of competition for points will decrease from 185 to 175; Sign up today. the PGA Championship, Senior PGA third-place points will decrease from Championship and PGA Grand Slam 170 to 165; and fourth-place points will of Golf. The PGA has also recom- decrease from 160 to 155. mended the adoption of the condition First-place points will increase to 500 for the 2010 Ryder Cup which is under (from 400) for the winner of the Senior the direction of Ryder Cup Europe as PGA Championship and U.S. Senior Patriot Golf Day 2009 host administrator. Open, and 250 points (from 200) for September 4 through 7, golfers will be Furthermore, The PGA has recom- the Senior PGA Professional National asked to donate a minimum of $1 to raise mended that the 41 PGA Sections that Championship. First-place points for funds to benefit make up The PGA of America do not the Winter Senior Stroke Play Cham- the Folds of adopt the condition of competition for pionship will increase to 125 (from Honor their events in 2010. 100). Foundation, In addition, The PGA’s Board ap- which provides proved the use of distance measuring PGA Honorary President Brian educational devices in the National Championship Whitcomb of Bend, Ore., and past PGA scholarships to of The McGladrey Team Champion- Golf Professionals of the Year Jim the families of ship, the first nationwide grassroots Manthis of Coon Rapids, Minn., and those who have best-ball amateur championship con- Brent Krause of Montgomery, Ala., become disabled ducted by The PGA of America, begin- head an eight-member 2009 class of or lost their lives in the line of duty. ning in 2009. The Championship will inductees that features former Masters Go to www.patriotgolfday.com to learn be conducted Oct. 26-28 at Pinehurst Champion Claude Harmon Sr. and leg- more. (N.C.) Resort. endary teaching professional Harvey Penick, all of whom will be enshrined Twice a year PAT requirement ap- in the PGA Golf Professional Hall of proved; POY points standings adjusted Fame. SCS Play Golf The Board also approved a regulation They are joined in this year's Hall of that would require apprentices who Fame class by former UCLA Coach America Day entered the PGA PGM program with- and renowned teaching professional This year the SCS will host 3 Play Golf out having fully passed the Playing Eddie Merrins of Los Angeles; former America Days. Ability Test (PAT), to attempt the PAT PGA of Rules Committee Chairman at least twice a year. This regulation, Don Essig III of Indianapolis, Ind.; and June 27 at Belmar Golf Club, Norman intended to keep PGA apprentices on Harry "Cotton" Berrier of Pigeon Okla. track to become members, goes into Forge, Tenn., a three-time PGA of effect July 1, 2009. America Board member and one of the July 11 at Auburn Hills Golf Course, In addition, The PGA Board recom- founders of the Tennessee PGA Sec- Wichita, Kan. mended changes as to how points are tion. accumulated for the PGA Professional The inductees will be honored in a August 15 at First Tee of Arkansas, Player of the Year and Senior PGA ceremony, Tuesday, May 5, in conjunc- Little Rock, Ark. Professional Player of the Year tion with The PGA of America Spring Awards. Meeting, at the PGA Education Center Help make this year a success. Retroactive to January 1, 2009, first- at PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Volunteer to give 10 minute free lessons. Call the Section office for more information or email us. 918-357-3332 American Express and The or firstname.lastname@example.org PGA of America Present Friend of a Card member Card members can take a private lesson from a PGA Professional and bring a friend along at no extra charge. Just search the database for a PGA Professional in your area, call to schedule a lesson, and bring a friend for free when you pay with your American Express Card. PAGE 6 S C S N E WS J ANUARY- MARCH 2009 2009 Eligibility... The privilege of participating in the South Central PGA Section Tournament Program will be extended to any South Central PGA Member who is primarily employed or Apprentices who are employed full time in the area required by their classification in the South Central Section, in good standing and otherwise eligible, and who meet the requirements listed in Article V, Sec- tion 1, of the PGA of America Constitution, By-Laws, and Regulations. Eligible classifications are as follows: A-1 Head Professionals at a recognized golf course A-2 Head Professionals at a recognized golf range A-4 Directors of Golf A-5 Past PGA Presidents A-6 Professionals employed at PGA recognized facilities or PGA recognized golf school as either golf in- structors or supervisors of golf instructors A-7 Directors of Golf or Head Professionals at a PGA recognized golf facility under construction A-8 Assistant Professionals A-9 Professionals employed in positions of management, development, ownership, operation and/or fi- nancing of golf facilities A-10 Golf Clinicians A-11 Golf Administrators A-12 Golf Coaches A-13 General Manager A-14 Director of Instruction A-15 Retail A-16 Golf Course Architect/Builder A-17 Golf Course Superintendent A-18 Golf Media A-19 Golf Manufacturer Management A-20 Golf Manufacturer Sales Representative A-21 Tournament Director A-22 Rules Official A-23 Golf Club Fitting/Golf Club Repair A-24 Golf Industry LMA Life Member Active LMMA Life Member Master Professional Active Registered Apprentices – Apprentices who are registered in the PGM Program who have passed the Playing Ability Test or if they have attempted the Playing Ability Test at least twice within two years and shoot one 18-hole score that is equal to or less than the Playing Ability target score for 18 holes plus 5 strokes; and who have met the educational requirements set forth by the Section. Class “F” Members and Class A “Inactive” Members and suspended Apprentices are not eligible to participate in sanctioned South Central PGA events. Section 2. Exceptions (a) A-3 Members of the SCSPGA (Professionals with exempt status on the PGA Tour, Champions Tour, Nationwide Tour or LPGA Tour) are ineligible to participate in SCSPGA “Class A” Qualifying for Nationwide Tour events or any pro-ams. (b) A SCSPGA Member (other than an A-3 member) or Apprentice is not eligible to participate in a Section Major Championship Event if he has played in more than ten tournaments in the twelve months preceding the date of entry; how- ever, a SCSPGA Member or Apprentice may compete in Pro-Am Events upon invitation of the host professional. The following is a list of tours used to determine the ten tournaments: PGA Tour, Champions Tour, Nationwide Tour, LPGA Tour, PGA European Tour, Canadian Tour, Australia/New Zealand Tour, JPGA Tour, The Sunshine Tour (South Africa), The Asian Tour, The Safari Tour, The PGA Challenge Tour, National Senior Tour, European Seniors Tour, JPGA Senior Tour, WPGT, JLPGA, Golden Bear Tour, Hooters Tour, Futures Tour, Senior Series, Gateway Tour, US Pro Golf Tour, Heartland Tour and Tight Lies Tour (or any other “mini” tour that the tournament committee deems a “like” tour). The U.S. Open, U.S. Senior Open, PGA Championship and Senior PGA Championship are not included in the ten-tournament count. (c) A SCSPGA “Class A” Member may request an extension of his playing privileges from the date he becomes unem- ployed. The member, after requesting an extension, will receive an extension of one month of playing privileges for each full year of PGA membership (maximum of 12 months) or until the time he becomes inactive. A member may only use this type of extension one time in a two-year period. Such requests shall be made in writing to the Executive Director. (d) A SCSPGA Member or Apprentice from a different chapter may be invited by the host professional to partici- pate in a pro-am event at his club. There is no limit as to the number of SCSPGA Members or Apprentices that a host profes- sional may invite. (e) A PGA Member or Apprentice of a Section other than the South Central Section may be invited by the host professional to participate in a pro-am event at his club. Not more than three non-SCSPGA members may be invited to an event, unless approval for an additional number is granted by the Tournament Committee. PAGE 7 S C S N E WS J ANUARY- MARCH 2009 Mentorship Program Changes in Apprentice Eligibility 2009 Apprentice Requirements for South Effective July 1, 2009, The PGA is no change in the employment Central Section PGA Tournament of America Apprentice eligibility situation. If the Apprentice has a Playing Privileges will enhance the belief that the change in the employment situa- To all newly registered Apprentices green grass employment experi- tion after July 1, 2009, the Ap- (January 1, 2009): ence and ongoing mentoring of prentice must then meet the eligi- aspiring members is a vital part bility at that time in order to re- If you wish to play in a Chapter or of one becoming a PGA of Amer- main eligible and earn credits.— Section tournament in 2009, prior to ica Member. 1. As a Head Professional (B-1 registering for an event, you MUST: Registration Eligibility, Effective or B-2), Director of Golf (B-4), ♦ Be currently listed by PGA of Amer- ica as an Apprentice in good stand- July 1, 2009— or General Manager (B-13) at ing, and active status in the South 1. As a Head Professional (B-1 a “PGA Recognized Golf Central Section. or B-2), Director of Golf (B-4), Course” or “PGA Recognized ♦ Complete a mandatory Apprentice or General Manager (B-13) at Golf Range”. Orientation Program (AOP). AOP’s a “PGA Recognized Golf 2. As a Teaching Professional are administered by designated Men- Course” or “PGA Recognized (B-6) or Assistant Profes- torship Directors. These are avail- Golf Range”. sional (B-8) under the super- able on the website under Appren- 2. As a Teaching Professional vision of PGA Member Head tice Corner (B-6) or Assistant Profes- Professional (A-1 or A-2), ♦ Pass the PAT per National registra- sional (B-8) under the super- PGA Member Director of Golf tion requirements. Dates & locations vision of PGA Member Head (A-4), PGA Member General are available on the website under Professional (A-1 or A-2), Manager (A-13) or LPGA Apprentice Corner. PGA Member Director of Golf Class A Head Professional at In addition: (A-4), PGA Member General a “PGA Recognized Golf Manager (A-13) or LPGA Course”, “PGA Recognized Each calendar year, all Apprentices in Class A Head Professional at Golf Range”, or “PGA Recog- the South Central Section must earn a “PGA Recognized Golf nized School”. three (3) education credits to be allowed Course”, “PGA Recognized 3. As an administrator (B-11) at Tournament Playing Privileges for the Golf Range”, or “PGA Recog- the PGA of America National following year. If you wish to play in a nized School”. Office, PGA Section, the PGA Chapter or Section event in 2010, you 3. As an administrator (B-11) at Tour, or LPGA Office. must earn three (3) education credits in 2009. Points may be earned by attending the PGA of America National 4. Following successful comple- at least one of the following: Office, PGA Section, the PGA tion of Level 1, Apprentices 1. Attend a Chapter or Section Education Tour, or LPGA Office. may transfer to any of the fol- Seminar Earning of Experience Credits, lowing classifications and 2. Attend an Apprentice Mentorship Effective July 1, 2009—Note: if earn experience credits with Workshop the current employment of the or without PGA Member su- 3. Attend a Chapter or Section Annual or Apprentice meets eligibility in af- pervision: B-9, B-10, B-12, B- Semi-Annual meeting or a Chapter meet- fect through June 30, 2009, the 14, B-15, B-16, B-17, B-18, B- ing. Apprentice will continue to be 19, B-20, B-21, B-22, or B-23 If you fail to earn all of the required considered eligibly employed July education credits during the year, you 1, 2009 and after, providing there will be required to make up the deficit credits (up to 3 credits), plus the three (3) credits for the new year (maximum of 6 total), before being allowed to play in any Chapter or Section event. If you have any questions regarding the Playing Privilege requirements for Ap- prentices, please contact the South Cen- tral Section office (918) 357-3332 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday thru Friday. J ANUARY- MARCH 2009 S C S N E WS PAGE 8 J ANUARY- MARCH 2009 S C S N E WS PAGE 9 2009 Tournament Schedule PAT Schedule April 20 April 20 McGladrey Sectional Fairfax GC, Edmond, Okla. 6-8 District 7 Cup Match, Qualifier, Belmar Golf May 5 Branson Missouri Club, Norman, Okla. Forest Ridge GC, Broken Arrow, Okla. 13-14 Assistants Match Play, 27-28 Senior Match Play, Ad- May 20 MacDonald Park GC, Wichita, Kans. Shawnee CC, Shawnee, ams GC, Bartlesville, June 8 Okla. Okla. Reflection Ridge GC, Wichita, Kans. 20 Pro-Senior, Stillwater CC, July 20 Stillwater, Okla. August Lincoln Park GC, Oklahoma City, Okla. 3 Pro-Scratch, Muskogee August 19 May CC, Muskogee, Okla. Muskogee CC, Muskogee, Okla. 4 Skins Game, Battle 3-9 Nationwide Wichita August 26 Creek GC, Broken Arrow, 10 Assistant Championship, Kickingbird GC, Edmond, Okla. Okla. Golf Club of Oklahoma, September 14 18 Pro-Lady, Chapter Event Broken Arrow, Okla. Trosper Park GC, Oklahoma City, 20 Senior Lake Hefner Pro- 17-18 Senior PNC, Oakwood Okla. September 21 Am, Lake Hefner GC, Country Club, Enid, Okla. Longhills GC, Benton, Ark. Oklahoma City, Okla. 24-25 Section PNC, Wichita CC, October 5 Wichita, Kans. Greystone CC, Cabot Ark. June 1 Assistant Cup Matches, September Ponca City CC, Ponca 8 Pro-Assistant, Pleasant City, Okla. Valley CC, Little Rock, Nationwide Tour 1 Senior Pro-Pro, Oaks Country Club, Tulsa, Ark. 14-15 Chapter Championships Events June 15-21, Fort Smith Nationwide, Okla. 21 Senior Team, Stillwater Hardscrabble Country Club, Fort Smith, 15 Team Championship, Bai- CC, Stillwater, Okla. Ark. ley Ranch, Owasso, Okla. 28-29 Section Championship, 15-21 Nationwide Ft. Smith Texarkana CC, Texar- August 3-9 Wichita Nationwide, Crestview 22 Pro-President, Oklahoma kana, Ark. Country Club, Wichita, Kan. City G & CC, Oklahoma The SCS will City, Okla. October host two 29 SCSPGA Foundation Pro- 19-20 Las Vegas Pro-Am, Las Nationwide Am, Belmar Golf Club, Vegas, Nevada Tour events Norman, Okla. 26-27 Pro Superintendent, this season, we Chapter Event are one of the July only PGA Sections to do so. To keep this a 6 Assistant Association November success we need your help. Volunteer! Championship, Hard- 2-3 Jordan Cup, North Texas scrabble CC, Ft. Smith, Contact our Tournament Director, Walter Hopper for more information. Ark. 918-357-3332 or email@example.com 13-15 Match Play, Gaillardia CC, Oklahoma City, Okla. Updated Entry Form Requirements Rules and All major championship entry forms shall be returned, with payment to the South Central PGA, on-line, via mail, facsimile, overnight car- Regulations… The new SCS Rules and Regulations rier or by calling the Section office prior to the stated entry deadline. are now posted on the Website. Please On-line, faxed and telephone entries will only be accepted with a valid print off and read as there are many credit card. Forms which are incomplete or without proper advance en- updates and changes all Members will try fee or with an invalid credit card will be returned and the entry re- need to know. jected. Entries will not be accepted after the stated entry deadline.