Section Awards

The Northern Ohio PGA Section Awards recognize those PGA Professionals who have made significant contributions to golf and have elevated the profession in Northern Ohio.

Michael Dessecker - NOPGA SM18

Teacher of the Year

Erin Craig - NOPGA SM18

Youth Player Development Award


Trevor Hazen Photo

Player Development Award


bob barto photo

Bill Strausbaugh Award


Todd Casabella - NOPGA SM18

PGA Professional Development Award


golf clubs and bag

Merchandiser of the Year

bucket of balls

Salesman of the Year

Adam Stinogle Photo

Assistant of the Year


judd stephenson photo

Hall of Fame


PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLORIDA - NOVEMBER 13: Renee Powell during the 99th PGA Annual Meeting at PGA National Resort & Spa on November 13, 2015 in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. (Photo by Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America) Northern Ohio

Patriot Award


Renee Powell

PGA of America Award Winners

100th ohio open logo

Ohio Open Champions


bob sowards photo

Ohio Senior Open Champions


Jim troy photo

Player of the Year


randy dietz denny shute

Match Play Champions


jaysen hansen photo

Section Champions


Congress Lake golf course

Legends of Golf