Michael Holiday, Director of Golf at Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton, named 2022 NJPGA Golf Professional of the Year


The New Jersey Section of the PGA of America (NJPGA) announced its 2022 annual award recipients, led by Michael Holiday, Director of Golf at Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton, who was named 2022 NJPGA Golf Professional of the Year, the highest honor for a PGA Professional within the Section. 

Additionally, Holiday was also selected as the recipient of the 2022 Bill Strausbaugh Award, which is given annually to a golf professional who made extraordinary efforts to both mentor and promote other golf professionals within the section.

Now in his 20th season at UMCC, Holiday has continued to display qualities of leadership, strong moral character and a substantial record of service to the NJPGA, and the game of golf. Holiday is now a two-time recipient of the Bill Strausbaugh Award having received the honor in 2018, as well.

Holiday is joined by an esteemed list of PGA Professionals who were selected as 2022 NJPGA Special Awards winners thanks in part to their extraordinary efforts during the 2022 season. The New Jersey PGA plans to recognize the award recipients at NJPGA Fall Meeting on Tuesday, October 25th at Deal Golf & Country Club.

To learn more about the NJPGA’s Special Awards please visit newjersey.pga.com/special-awards.

About the NJPGA

Since its founding in 1916, The PGA of America has maintained a twofold mission: to establish and elevate the standards of the profession and to grow interest and participation in the game of golf. The NJPGA is one of 41 geographic sections throughout the country and has been in operation since 1925. In 2012 and 2015, the NJPGA was the recipient of the Herb Graffis Award, presented annually to a PGA Section that shows extraordinary or exemplary contributions in player development and growth of the game programming. For more information on the NJPGA please visit newjersey.pga.com


Press Release: PGA NJ Section

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