Friday, February 12, 2010

PGA of America President Jim Remy

Jim Remy, President PGA of America
Goldie Bounce Golf welcomes Vermont's own Jim Remy to the show ~ Sunday evening February 14 at 7:00pm! Jim will be calling in from Okemo Valley Golf Club in Ludlow, Vermont where he holds the position of Vice President and General Manager of Okemo Golf Division. Jim has the distinction of being the first New England PGA Section Member ever to hold the office of PGA of America President and has quite an extensive background within the Association governance, having served in virtually every capacity! In 1997 Jim was named to the National Board of Control and served an unprecedented 6 1/2 year term taking part in over 1,500 decisions during his tenure. In 2004 Jim was elected national PGA secretary, serving a two-year term, until his election to PGA vice president in 2006, and then PGA president in 2008. Jim has been very active within the New England PGA Section as well serving as the Section’s president from 1995-97. His many accolades include 1997 New England PGA Golf Professional of the Year, three time Vermont PGA Golf Professional of the Year and in 2008 Jim was inducted into the New England PGA Section Hall of Fame. A superb athlete in his own right Jim started out as a Professional Skier and was an Instructor/Director of Racing at Okemo Mountain. He also holds the course record at Killington Golf Course in Vermont shooting an unprecedented round of 36 -30-66!

(Click on this link to listen to Goldie Bounce Golf Live February 14th show with Jim Remy! http://goldiebouncegolf.podbean.com/2010/02/15/goldie-bounce-golf-sunday-february-14-2k10)

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