O. Gordon Brewer, Jr. Pine Valley Golf Club
Brewer, 82, of Pine Valley, N.J., received The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia’s Lifetime Achievement Award during the organization’s 2019
Leaders and Achievers Gala March 7 at Philadelphia Country Club. The
First Tee Lifetime Achievement Award is issued by the Greater Philadelphia Chapter to an “individual who, during their lifetime, has made
a significant contribution to youth character development through
the game of golf.” Brewer joins fellow GAP Hall of Famer R. Jay Sigel
and John MacDonald, the 2011 Distinguished Service Award winner,
as award recipients.
Janine Budzius Philadelphia Country Club
Budzius, 55, of Phoenixville, Pa., was elected to the Club Management
Association of America Board of Directors during its 2019 World Conference. She will serve a three-year term. As a CMAA Board member,
Budzius, Philadelphia Country Club’s Chief Operating Officer since
2003, will work with members, allied associations and partners to further the profession of club management. She joined the CMAA in 1998
and recently served on its Fellows Task Force.
Ashley Dalzell PVCMA
Dalzell, 51, of Wilmington, Del., has been hired as executive director
of the Philadelphia and Vicinity Club Mangers Association and of the
Philadelphia Club Foundation. Both entities are embarking upon new
strategic expansions in supporting the overall private club industry
and all club operations. Dalzell comes from the association management industry, most recently serving as the managing director for the
Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI), a national association in higher education. She currently serves as the president of the
executive board of Children’s House Montessori.
Patrick Shine Commonwealth National Golf Club
Shine, 44, of Perkasie, Pa., received the Philadelphia PGA Section’s
Golf Professional of the Year Award during the organization’s Special
Award Dinner March 10 at Commonwealth National’s Manor House. It
is the Section’s highest recognition. Shine, Commonwealth National’s
Director of Golf for 13 years, is one of 155 PGA Members to hold three
or more advanced certifications: Instruction/Player Development, Retail Merchandising and Golf Operations. He’s served as the Section’s
secretary since 2017.
Ryan Siegler Old York Country Club at Chesterfield
Siegler, 25, of West Windsor, N.J., became a two-time winner on the
West Florida Golf Tour during the winter. Siegler, the 2010 Christman
Cup champion, carded a 7-under par to capture the Ritz-Carlton Series
3 event Feb. 4 at the Ritz-Carlton Members Club in Sarasota, Fla. He also
won the Laurel Oak Series 3 event March 4 at Laurel Oak Country Club
in Sarasota, Fla. Siegler, who competes on PGA TOUR China, defeated
Ryan McCormick in a sudden-death playoff.
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Age of Carl Cramer when he won
Elkview Country Club’s Men’s
Championship in 1925.
Member Clubs with Valley in
Clubs/teams participating in the
2019 BMW GAP Team Matches,
both event records.
Capital improvement funds to be
allocated toward DuPont Country
Club’s new practice facility.