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2022 TCGA Annual Letter from the President

Kyle Nedlik
TCGA President
March 23, 2022

TCGA Golfers,

We hope everyone has had a happy and healthy winter season as we make our way into Spring and the 2022 golf season. We wanted to take a moment to share with you the updates we were able to implement last year at the TCGA, along with a glimpse of our path forward this season and beyond.

2022 brings a few updates to our Board of Directors. I, Kyle Nedlik, will continue my term as TCGA President. Matt Congdon will be moving out of his role as Vice President – we would like to thank him for his countless years of service to the TCGA. Nick Barney will continue his role as Web Administrator, and move into the Vice President position. Evan Sitts is joining the board and will be filling in as Secretary. Jeff L’Amoreaux will continue in his role as Treasurer. Matt Morley will continue in his role as Junior Tour Coordinator, and will continue to work alongside Rob Mabee, Junior Tour Administrator. Hugh Leonard and Jim Blodgett will continue in their roles as TCGA Senior Tour Coordinators. Michael Deuel of En-Joie Golf Club will continue as the TCGA’s PGA Advisor.

In 2021, the TCGA was able to use the opportunity presented by the recent growth of the game of golf to expand the quality, quantity, and reach of our local events, through implementing updates and enhancements. Some updates/enhancements that were made, as well as plans for 2022, include:

  • Modernization of TCGA logo, and creation of logos for TCGA Junior and Senior Tours
  • Reinstatement of the TCGA Senior Tour (50+) (3 tournament series in 2021, 4-5 tournaments planned for 2022)
  • Growth of open division schedule (9-10 tournaments, multiple formats, increased prize pools, additional events/updates to events based on member feedback in 2022)
  • Development of sponsorship outreach materials, securing of 5 sponsorships in 2021, increased sponsor interest
  • “Player of the Year” competition enhancement (Remlik’s sponsorship, Top 10 receive $1000 in gift cards, continuing for 2022 season, points system revamped on website)
  • TCGA Amateur Championship enhancement (use of Golfgenius for live/online scoring and skins payouts, customized scorecards, increased prize pool through Harding Brooks Insurance sponsorship, increased media coverage)
  • Creation of TCGA Twitter and Instagram account, and update of TCGA Facebook and TCGA website to increase exposure, content, and contestant engagement
  • Development of membership feedback survey, sent to membership in Fall of 2021 for use in ongoing/future program implementation

We continue our investment in sponsorship outreach to assist in building funds to help bolster and expand the TCGA’s current and future programming. Thank you to our renewing sponsors to date, Harding Brooks InsuranceScoville-Meno Family of DealershipsRemliks, and Ad Elements, for your continued support into the 2022 season. Other businesses interested in sponsoring, please reach out to tcgagolf@gmail.com – we would welcome discussion on how our organizations could best partner.

Website updates are being implemented continuously, as we strive to improve the functionality and look of our user interfaces for contestants moving forward. Our Instagram and Twitter pages, along with our growing Facebook group page (be sure to follow them!) will continue to be used to further distribute content and information, and promote events throughout the season for contestants. 2022 Season schedules for all tours are planned to be released the first week of April.

We welcome feedback and suggestions any contestants or courses may have as we continue to strive to improve our events and programs for the season ahead. We look forward to the opportunity to continue to serve our area courses and contestants this upcoming season. See you on the course!

Regards,

Kyle Nedlik – President

 

2022 TCGA Sponsorship Renewals

The TCGA would like to extend their gratitude to the main sponsors during the 2021 season that have agreed to support us again in 2022!

Harding Brooks Insurance Agency will continue their support as our title sponsor for the 2022 Harding Brooks Insurance TCGA Amateur! This is our flagship tournament of the year, this year hosted July 15th-17th by Conklin Players Club, Links at Hiawatha Landing, and Binghamton Country Club.

The Scoville-Meno Family of Dealerships will continue their multi-year support of the TCGA junior golfers! This year we will be awarding two $500 scholarships to high school seniors and will run a 5-7 event Junior Tour thanks to the generosity of Scoville-Meno.

Remlik’s Grille and Oyster Bar will continue their support of the Remlik’s Player of the Year Race. TCGA Open Division participants can earn Remlik’s Player of the Year Points by being top finishers in our events throughout the 2022 season. The Top-10 in the Remlik’s Player of the Year Standings will earn various gift card amounting to $1000 total to Remlik’s!

Ad Elements will continue their support of all of our initiatives through assisting with graphics, other services, and additional financial sponsorship. Thank you to Ad Elements for your generosity!

Thank you to all of our sponsors for their commitment to growing golf in the Triple Cities! 

Any organizations that are interested in partnering with the Triple Cities Golf Association should email tcgagolf@gmail.com to discuss potential opportunities.

2021 Scoville-Meno TCGA Scholarship Award

Congratulations to the 2021 Scoville-Meno TCGA Scholarship recipients, R.J. Juodaitis and Daniel Harding!
 
 
 
It is worth noting that we had several outstanding candidates apply for the 2021 Scoville-Meno TCGA Scholarship awards. Below is a bit more about this year’s recipients, R.J. and Daniel
 
RJ Juodaitis
 
 
 
RJ Juodaitis, son of Rich and Joli Juodaitis, is a 2021 graduate of Union Endicott High School. RJ was a 3-sport athlete, playing golf, baseball, and basketball. He finished 16th in his class and was a member of National Honor Society and Key Club. He will attend St. John Fisher in the fall where he will be a member of the Cardinals golf team and major in Accounting. His favorite golf memory was winning the recent TCGA junior tournament at Endwell Greens where he shot a career best 67. RJ would like to thank both the Scoville and Meno families for their continued support of junior golf, and the TCGA for selecting him as a recipient of this scholarship. Finally, he would like to thank Coach Morley for his guidance and support over the years.   
 

Dan Harding



Dan Harding is a 2021 graduate of Vestal high school. Some of Dan’s accomplishments during his time at Vestal include: co-medalist honors at the 2019 Nick Dinunzio Tournament, a Section 4 Class A Individual and Team Championship, a 3.8 high school GPA, and 5 years on the starting varsity golf lineup at Vestal. Dan will be attending the University of Scranton, planning to major in business administration while playing on the university’s golf team, and is honored to receive this scholarship.

2020 Scoville-Meno TCGA Scholarship Award

Congratulations to the 2020 Scoville-Meno TCGA Scholarship recipient, Samuel Taylor!

We had a number of great candidates apply for the 2020 Scoville-Meno TCGA Scholarship award this year! Samuel Taylor, an outstanding young student and golfer, is this year’s award recipient.

A little bit about Samuel:

High School: Tioga Central

Home Course(s): Tioga Country Club and Shepard Hills Golf Club

Parents: Judith and Robert Taylor

College: Methodist University, Fayetteville, NC

Major: Professional Golf Management

Future Plans after graduation: Hopes to be a PGA Professional at a golf club in the South

Hobbies: Basketball and spending time with friends

Favorite Golf Memory: Playing in the final round along Evan Sitts and Hogan Bendert in the 2020 TCGA Amateur

Samuel would also like to include a huge thank you to Steve Scoville for sponsoring the scholarship, and the TCGA for selecting him to receive this scholarship. He also said, “It is such an honor to represent the TCGA and Scoville-Meno.”