Metropolitan PGA Professional Carl Alexander Named Recipient of the 2012 Horton Smith Award
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Carl Alexander of Bedford, N.Y., whose leadership within the Metropolitan PGA Section resulted in showcasing both model programs and inspiring new audiences to the game, has been named the recipient of the 2012 Horton Smith Award for outstanding and continuing contributions to professional education.
Alexander, 46 is PGA director of golf at The Golf Club of Purchase (N.Y.), and a 16-year member of The PGA of America. He is the fourth member of the Metropolitan PGA Section to receive the Horton Smith Award, which was established in 1965, and named for the late Past PGA President and inaugural Masters Champion.
Alexander will be honored during The PGA of America Awards ceremony Jan. 24, 2013, during the 60th PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center’s Chapin Theater in Orlando, Fla.
The program also will honor the following recipients:
Mike Schultz of Eden Prairie, Minn. – PGA Golf Professional of the Year
Michael Breed of Greenwich, Conn. – PGA Teacher
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