PGA Members Ronny Glanton, Mark Blackburn and Dana Garmany Headline 2020 PGA of America National Award Recipients

PGA Members Ronny Glanton, Mark Blackburn and Dana Garmany Headline 2020 PGA of America National Award Recipients

The PGA of America has announced its National Award recipients for 2020.

Ronny Glanton, PGA, the Head Professional at Sherrill Park Golf Course in Richardson, Texas, is the recipient of the 2020 PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award. This is the highest annual honor given to a PGA of America Professional, awarded for qualities of leadership, strong moral character and a substantial record of service to the PGA and the game of golf.

Glanton has spent the past 35 years as Head Professional at Sherrill Park Golf Course, which is consistently ranked among the Top 10 municipal facilities. A PGA Member since 1984, he manages golf operations including rounds, Food and Beverage, teaching, property renovations and course maintenance for the over 300-acre facility. Glanton has created a culture that enables individuals from all walks of life to embrace the game in a welcoming environment.

The current Honorary President of the Northern Texas PGA Section (NTPGA), Glanton served as Section President from 2018-’19 and 2006-’07. He also served as District 12 Director for the PGA Board of Directors (2010-’12); Chairman of the PGA of America Associate Committee (2008-’09); and

Chairman of the Tournament Committee (Member Events Only/2010-’14). Glanton played an integral role in the PGA Frisco project, which includes two 18-hole courses, the relocation of the PGA of America headquarters and a new headquarters for the NTPGA. An accomplished teacher, Glanton believes that golfers who establish good fundamentals from day one will enjoy the game for a lifetime.

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