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2016 Minnesota Section PGA Fall Meeting

October 25, 2016

The Minnesota Section PGA held its annual Fall Meeting yesterday, October 24th, 2016 at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids, Minn.

The day began with an education seminar in the morning focusing on the new Wage & Hour Rules and Regulations handed down from the U.S. Department of Labor. Mary Krakow, Shareholder at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. will share how the new regulations will affect golf facilities and their employees. Mary recently spoke at the CMAA summer meeting in Minneapolis.

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The Section meeting began in the early afternoon with the Board of Directors and Committees giving their reports regarding the season. After, elections were held for several positions.

Joel Burger of Wexford Golf was elected as the new President of the Section with Mark Foley of Keller GC being chosen as his Vice President.

Other election results included: Ryan Hanford of Midland Hills CC being named Secretary, Phil Anderson of Southview CC named Metropolitan Director, Greg Snow returning as Southern Director and Jay Meyerhoff of Rush Creek GC and Tim Huffman of New Ulm CC also returning as the two At-Large Directors.

The 2016 Award Winners were recognized for their achievements over the course of their careers in the golf industry and the Section, specifically, during the Awards Banquet. Also, the 2016 Minnesota Section Junior Golf Association hosted several of this season’s major tournament winners. The award winners and juniors participated in question and answer interviews discussing topics not limited to, but including, their seasons, mentors and passions.

It was a tremendous night for the winners as well as their staff, friends and family.

The Minnesota Section PGA consists of PGA Professionals who are experts in the game and business of golf. Our mission is to promote the enjoyment and involvement of the game of golf and to contribute to its growth by providing services to golf professionals, the golf industry, people who play golf or would like to start playing golf. PGA Section Offices oversee the 41 geographic regions throughout the United States and provide the grass-roots network for the nation’s 25 million amateur golfers and with the PGA’s 27,000 members.

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