Copy of Hall of Fame

Copy of Hall of Fame


The New Jersey Section Hall of Fame is a prestigious group of PGA Professionals that includes PGA Tour winners, multiple area Major champions, past presidents, and those who provide a service to the Section. Nominations are accepted for a nominee for any given year by June 15th. For 2017, nominations must be sent to the Hall of Fame Chairman, Allan Bowman, via email at

Playing Consideration (P1)

  • Minimum of 3 Major Championship wins
  • Multiple Senior Major Championship wins (half credit of regular major 36 holes)
  • Minimum of 2 Player/Senior Player of the Year award winner
  • Minimum 10 years as a member of the New Jersey Section, PGA
  • Candidate has conducted themselves in a professional and ethical manner
  • Current Majors
    • NJPGA Section Championship
    • MGA Open and NJSGA Open
    • NJPGA Match Play Championship
    • NJPGA Fall Finale (formerly Charity Classic)
    • NJPGA Charity Clambake
  • Majors No Longer Contested
    • Dodge Open
    • Nissan Classic
  • Senior Majors
    • NJPGA Sr. Section Championship
    • MGA Sr. Open
    • NJPGA/NJSGA Sr. Open
    • NJPGA Sr. Match Play

Service Consideration (S1)

  • Minimum of 15 years of service at the Section level (Board of Directors and/or Committees)
    • Served 6 years as a Section Officer
    • Served on the Section Board of Directors a minimum of 12 years
    • Served on the NJ Golf Foundation Board of Directors
  • Minimum of 6 Section Special Awards won, at least 4 of which are awards in different categories
  • Service at National Level
    • National Officer
    • District Director
    • Committee Chairperson
    • Rules Committee Member
  • National Award Winner
  • Nominee has had an outstanding, distinguished and unique career as a golf professional and has had a significant impact on his/her fellow members, as well as the Section and PGA of America.
  • Candidate has conducted themselves in a professionall and ethical manner

Combo Consideration (C1)

  • A combination of the two categories listed above. The candidate must have conducted themselves in a professional and ethical manner.