March 1, 2012

Anderson receives Golf Pro of the Year Award

The AJGA will announce a tournament award winner each week leading up to the AJGA's Annual Meeting and the announcement of the Digger Smith Award.

Billy Anderson, Director of Golf at Eagle Point Golf Club, which hosted the Wyndham Cup in Wilmington, N.C., July 25 – 28, 2011, has earned the Golf Professional of the Year Award from the American Junior Golf Association. The Golf Professional Award honors a PGA professional whose selfless commitment makes the championship special for the players, families and staff.
Each year, the AJGA presents awards to the tournaments with the best individual media coverage, Junior-Am fundraising tournament, charitable giving, volunteer base and hospitality. The AJGA also recognizes its most improved event, best new tournament, best Invitational, and overall tournament of the year.
 
Wyndham Cup has always been a special event on the AJGA schedule since it began in 1990, but when the annual East vs. West showdown traveled to Eagle Point Golf Club, Anderson and the entire staff worked tirelessly to make the event even more memorable. Everything from the golf course, to the clubhouse, to the food was first class the entire week.
 
   
AwardRecipient
Newcomer of the Year

Puerto Rico Junior Open

Media AwardANNIKA Invitational
Most Improved AwardE-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship
Volunteer Award

The Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf

Hospitality AwardExide Technologies Junior Open

Junior-Am Award

HP Boys Championship
at Carlton Woods

Invitational of the YearHP Boys Championship
  at Carlton Woods
Charitable Giving Award

Natural Resource Partners
    Bluegrass Junior

Golf Professional of the YearBilly Anderson, Eagle Point Golf Club
Tournament of the YearClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior
Digger Smith AwardMarch 10
 
“To be associated with the AJGA in this way is such an honor,” Anderson said. “But the award is not just for me, it is for the entire course and staff, the membership at Eagle Point, owner Bobby Long and everyone at Wyndham Worldwide. We are all just so happy to support junior golf.”
 
When Anderson, who has been at Eagle Point since 1999, was able to take a break from his work and watch some golf, he was very impressed with the young golfers and is happy with where the future of golf is headed.
 
“I started playing golf when I was 16 and I love seeing these kids have the same passion for the game that I had growing up,” Anderson said. “I have been lucky to do something I love my entire life and now seeing that passion in the next generation is extremely encouraging.”
 
Award recipients will be recognized at the AJGA's Annual Meeting, which will be held March 9-11 at Château Élan Resort in Braselton, Ga.

 
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Total
1
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210
2
Zhengkai Bai
210
3
Zachary Bariso
211
Girls
Total
1
Latanna Stone
219
2
Emma Albrecht
220
3
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222
Under Armour® / Scott Stallings Championship
Boys
Total
1
Goodman Rudolph
205
2
Ryan Hall
206
3
Brayden Garrison
207
Girls
Total
1
Olivia Cason
207
2
Amanda Doherty
208
3
Abigail Heck
212
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Boys
Total
1
Andy Spencer
202
2
Reese Ramsey
207
3
Brian Choe
209
Girls
Total
1
Pajaree Anannarukarn
208
T
2
Mia Ayer
220
T
2
Alexa Tsay
220
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Boys
Total
1
Sean Yi
209
2
Brandon Brame
210
3
Seldon Doyle
212
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1
Kailie Vongsaga
215
2
Brittany Park
216
3
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217
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Total
1
Christian Cavaliere
216
2
Brent Ito
218
3
Alex Zhu
219
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Total
1
Holly McCann
220
T
2
Brynn Walker
221
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Jackie Rogowicz
221
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