2017 Golf Professional of the Year

Eric Eshleman

Golf Professional of the Year

The PGA Golf Professional of the Year is awarded to a PGA member for overall performance including leadership and service and promotion of the game of golf. Overall performance at the member’s facility, level of service to the PGA Section and to the Association, and image as a golf professional are some of the criteria considered for the award.


Eric Eshleman has been selected as the 2017 Alabama – NW Florida PGA Professional of the Year.  Eshleman, the Director of Golf at the Country Club of Birmingham is currently serving as President of the Alabama – NW Florida Section PGA with his term ending in February of 2018. During his time in office, Eric has been very focused on raising the image and status of our section, our foundation, and our professionals as well as growing the game of golf.  Major accomplishments during his presidency were the approval of the section name change with a 94% approval vote and getting our Foundation’s fundraising program off the ground.    




2017 Alabama-NW Florida Section
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