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I’m stunned beyond belief !…
There are so many I need to Thank!
Thank You to ALL:
–PGA Special Awards Committee (it is such a difficult decision with many qualified members who are growing the game with passion).
–The PGA members (you are amazing)
–The Pacific Northwest PGA Section and Inland Empire Chapter (my close PGA Family…thank you!!)
–My Personal Family (they are my ROCK through life…Luv U beyond words)
–My Mentors (there are many whom I have been thanking everyday, they have helped in my past, present and future, they deserve an applause and special recognition). Some Important People in my Golf Career: My Mom & Dad (I love them), Gary Lindeblad, PGA; Billy Casper (Billy Casper Golf Camp); Joe Durgan, PGA; John Durgan; Ken Pruitt, PGA; Randy Henry (Henry-Griffitts, Ltd.); Ross Henry, PGA; Jim Hofmiester, PGA Master Professional; Chuck Hogan; Steve Prugh, PGA & Susan Prugh; Many others too!
-My FRIENDS (All my friends from early childhood, school years, adult life (past, present and future)
-My students (Without YOU…I wouldn’t have known how to adjust and customize your golf to you and we both have learned from each other)
-My Business Partners (looking forward for more, thank you for the support)
-Special Thanks to Gary Lindeblad, PGA (Three time Hall of Fame member, Mentor and Dear Friend, who gave me an amazing opportunity! Thank you, Thank you!)
-The Staff at Indian Canyon Golf Course in Spokane, WA and my friends. You are fantastic, which keeps me going!
-My Marketing Alliances: Norm Van Wieren of GPMA (Golf Professional Marketing Academy)
I do want to say that this is a very humbling ginormous honor, to say the least. There are many ‘firsts’ involved with a bigger platform of responsibilities!
My message to ALL who plays the game of golf…keep swinging and bring another person ‘in’ because it is the greatest game EVER!
Thank You again!!!!
Kathy Gildersleeve-Jensen, PGA Certified
2014 PGA Teacher of the Year – National