Uihlein Named Recipient of 2005 PGA Distinguished Service Award
Acushnet Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Wally Uihlein (left) shown here with AJGA Executive Director Stephen Hamblin has been named the recipient of the 2005 PGA Distinguished Service Award.
Acushnet Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Wally Uihlein has been named recipient of the 2005 PGA Distinguished Service Award. Uihlein, a long-time senior executive of Titleist, will be honored at the 87th PGA Championship, Aug. 8-14, at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J.
Under Uihlein's leadership Titleist became the AJGA's National Sponsor in 1989 and has continued to be a catalyst to the Association's growth since that time.
The PGA Distinguished Service Award honors outstanding Americans who display leadership and humanitarian qualities, including integrity, sportsmanship and enthusiasm for the game of golf. It is The PGA of America's highest honor. The list of previous recipients includes Bob Hope (1989), Byron Nelson (1993), Jack Nicklaus (2000), and Pete Dye (2004).
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The Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant program provides financial assistance to junior golfers who wish to play in AJGA events. Its goal is to give top-flight golf opportunities to young golfers regardless of financial resources. This program helps to fulfill the AJGA’s mission of developing young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.
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Leadership Links is a new program whereby the AJGA is able to further its mission to help develop young men and women by teaching charitable giving skills and service-oriented practices at an early age. This program gives juniors all the tools necessary to donate their time, talent and resources to local charities and the AJGA youth development programs. Please click here to learn more about the program and the different opportunities available.
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development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.