St. Johns Golf Club News
St. Johns Golf Club Receives Five North Florida Chapter PGA Awards
The Northern Chapter of the North Florida Section PGA (NFPGA) recently recognized the St. Johns Golf Club with several prominent awards during their annual awards meeting in January. St. Johns County received five of the organization's seventeen regional awards, including:
- Professional of the Year – Wes Tucker
- Patriot Award – Wes Tucker
- Public Merchandiser of the Year – Wes Tucker
- Bill Strausbaugh Award – Tommy Aycock
- Superintendent of the Year – Anthony Baur
Wes Tucker, Director of Golf, has been with the St. Johns Golf Club since December 1988, and won three of the awards, including the esteemed PGA Professional of the Year recognition. Tommy Aycock, Head Professional, has worked for the St. Johns Golf Club since March 2014 and was recognized with the Bill Strausbaugh Award for his professionalism and mentorship through golf instruction, and community involvement. Superintendent of the Year, Anthony Baur, joined the Golf Club in November 2014, and is credited with maintaining superior greens that draw players from across the region, state, and nation. The Patriot Award was given in recognition of the St. Johns Golf Club's support of Fold of Honor, a nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to spouses and children of America's fallen and disabled service members.
The St. Johns Golf Club is a St. Johns County recreational facility located at 4900 Cypress Links Blvd., Elkton, FL. The course hosted 56,970 rounds of golf in 2020, and is home to several tournaments, including the annual St. Augustine Amateur. The NFPGA is comprised of 328 members throughout numerous counties in North Florida, including the metropolitan areas of Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Gainesville, and Fernandina Beach. For more information about the St. Johns Golf Club and Pro Shop, please call 904.209.0350.