Brandon-StooksburyBrandon Stooksbury is the PGA lead instructor at the Tour Academy at TPC Las Vegas (Nev.).

Brandon Stooksbury on the importance of offering bridge programs beyond Get Golf Ready: I’ve worked with Dan Hammell, the PGA director of golf here at TPC Las Vegas, to create a bridge program that picks up Get Golf Ready graduates and plugs them into an ongoing lesson and development program.

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NicoleWeller-2Nicole Weller, the 2011 LPGA Southeast Teacher of the Year and 2012 Junior Golf Leader, the 2012 Georgia PGA Section Horton Smith Trophy winner and one of Golf Digest’s America’s Top 50 Women Teachers of 2012, is the PGA director of instruction at The Landings Club in Savannah, Ga.

 

Nicole Weller on the importance of offering a farm team program: In order to attract more ladies to the game of golf at The Landings Club,

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Rich-TockRich Tock, the former Wisconsin PGA Section president, two-time Section Golf Professional of the Year, the 1995 Wisconsin PGA Section Merchandiser of the Year for Private Facilities and the 1989 Section Teacher of the Year, six-time Senior Player of the Year and Senior Player of the Decade in the Section, is the director of marketing to PGA Professionals at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis.

Rich Tock on the importance of communicating early and often with your members: I have worked in the golf industry for a long time,

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Brad-PaukovitsBrad Paukovits is the PGA head professional at Whitetail Golf Club in Bath, Pa.

Brad Paukovits on the importance of including all events in email blasts: Being fully public at Whitetail, we literally have no memberships of any kind. We dont even offer season passes. Because of that, we needed to establish a database. We have slips sitting on the counter that golfers can fill out to provide their email address,

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