October 24, 2007–David Stead, the Director of Golf at Angel Park Golf Club, the home of two Arnold Palmer-designed Las Vegas golf courses, was recently named the winner of the Southwest Section PGA of America Bill Strausbaugh Award that recognizes the community efforts of pros in Arizona and Nevada. Specifically the Bill Strausbaugh Award was established in 1979, and is presented to a PGA Golf Professional who, by their day-to-day efforts, has distinguished themselves in mentoring their fellow PGA Golf Professionals in improving their employment situations and through service to the community. The Award is named in honor of the late Bill Strausbaugh, a PGA Master Professional in the Middle Atlantic PGA Section. "I just try to help out the Southwest Section PGA as much as I can, do my best to promote golf, and promote what PGA Professionals can do to improve the game," Stead humbly said about the honor. For more …
Stead was the key organizer of the major Play Golf America Day that took place earlier this year at Angel Park Golf Club. The event was basically a free golf party that the entire community was invited to in an effort to grow the game and introduce the sport to new folks. Stead also serves as the secretary of Southwest Section PGA Southern Nevada Chapter.
Angel Park Golf Club is dubbed as the world's most complete golf experience and features two 18-hole Palmer Las Vegas golf courses, a lighted par 3 course, an all-grass, lighted putting course, an expansive lighted practice facility, a pro shop and restaurant. Angel Park Golf Club is professionally managed by OB Sports as are Las Vegas golf courses Aliante Golf Club and Legacy Golf Club.
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The Southwest Section PGA is one of forty-one sections of the Professional Golfers' Association of America. Its boundaries include the state of Arizona and Clark County, Nevada. Within the Section is a Southern Nevada Chapter and a Southern Chapter to further facilitate programs within those areas. The membership is a group of professionals dedicated to making golf a better game. They wear many hats; trained instructor, business manager, accomplished player, personnel manager, junior golf mentor, role model, community leader, rules authority, humanitarian, fund-raiser, and many more as these club professionals are responsible for the day to day activities at many of our golf facilities. The SWSPGA includes nearly 1400 PGA members and apprentices involved in the operations of more than 350 golf facilities.