THE TOLEDO JUNIOR GOLF ASSOCIATION
(TJGA) held the season-ending banquet at
Sylvania Country Club on Monday, July 27.
University of Toledo Men’s Golf Coach, Jamie
Broce addressed the honorees and talked
about his experiences in golf first as a junior,
then a collegiate player at Ball State, a tour
professional and now a head coach.
Broce was a stand-out golfer, as well as, student
at Ball State and won the Ben Hogan Award in
1999. He finished runner-up in the 2014 PGA
National Professional Championship, which
earned him a spot in the field for the 2014
PGA Championship at Valhalla.
Five TJGA members won awards at the
banquet. Pinya Pipatjarasgit, who won six
titles this season, was named the Sharon Keil
Player of the Year for the women.
Jack Kunkel won three events this year and
was named the winner of the Frank Stranahan
Player of the Year.
Sabrina Coffman, who won the Karen Stone
Sportswoman of theYear Award in 2014, made
it two in a row as she took home the same
honor again this year. She also double-dipped
by being named the recipient of the 2015 Dr.
Ed Jacob Scholarship. She is a member of the
St. Ursula golf team that finished high in the
Ohio High School Golf Tournament last year.
Ben Kimmet won the Paul Hahn Boys
Sportsmanship Award. He attends Sylvania
NorthviewHigh School and plans on attending
college upon graduation in 2016.
Morgan Hazzard from Port Clinton won
the 2015 Paul Szymanski Spirit Award. A
scholarship is given with this award and
Morgan will use it to attend Bellevue College
in Nebraska and play on their women’s golf
TJGA Co-Executive Directors, Karen Stone,
who completed her 31st year working with the
TJGA, and Jim McGill are to be congratulated
on another successful year of junior golf in
NWO Golf Links
Sabrina Coffman Karen Stone & Dr.
Ed Jacob Award winner with Pinya
Pipajarasgit Women’s Player of the
The Toledo Junior Golf Association
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have had dreams about 18
one-putt greens in a round,
shooting a 59 and finding
“Eternal Enlightenment” on
the golf course.FRED ALTVATER