March 5, 2019

Hello CPGA Professional,

 Please enjoy this week's newsletter highlighting Spring Area Meetings, the CPGA Players Championship, Evolve Golf Professional Drive, Chip, & Putt, the PGA Compensation Survey, and more!

Partner Spotlight - Mobile Pro Shop

Thoughts & Prayers

James Joseph "Jim" Stoffel
1932 - 2019
James Joseph "Jim" Stoffel Obituary

Mr. James "Jim" Joseph Stoffel, 86, of Fernandina Beach passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at his home. 

After serving his country in the U. S. Navy Jim would continue his lifelong pursuit as a Golf Professional. Over the years he served as the Head Golf Professional at the Jacksonville Country Club in Jacksonville, NC, Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, SC, and the Surf Golf and Beach Club in North Myrtle Beach, SC. He was also owner of the Carolina Shores Golf and Country Club in Calabash, NC and was Co-Owner of the Royal Amelia Golf Links in Amelia Island, FL. 

View full obituary and more information here.

Partner Welcome

The Section welcomes back our valued partner, Under Armour Golf. We are also excited to welcome Kenn Francis of Murrells Inlet as the new Under Armour SC Rep. 

Kenn has 24 years experience in the golf industry. He called TaylorMade home for 9 years before running the sales team in North and South America for Boost Promotions. Under Armour pulled him in in January 2019. Kenn’s dedication to his customers is unparalleled.

Thank you and welcome to Under Armour! 

Drew Perry
Under Armour NC Rep

Kenn Francis
Under Armour SC Rep

Upcoming Pro-Ams

With the passing of Resolution 1 at the Annual Meeting, sanction fees have been eliminated from all Pro-Ams effective immediately. Any event with more than 8 PGA members and a purse will still need to be sanctioned and the process for doing so will remain the same.
With any questions, contact CPGA Tournament Coordinator, Ben Weeks | 336-398-2678