ALBANY, NY. – The Northeastern New York PGA Section hosted an awards banquet to celebrate the NENY PGA Special Awards on November 10, 2022, at Albany Country Club. Kay McMahon, President of eduKaytion Golf and creator of Golf 8.5, has been again recognized as Teacher of the Year for 2021 which is her fourth time being honored. The NENY PGA Teacher of the Year Award bestows special recognition on a PGA Golf Professional who has performed outstanding services as a golf teacher and coach among the ranks of PGA membership.
Also recognized was Rich Scott, Honorary President of the NENY PGA Section, as the NENY PGA Section Professional of the Year. Scott served as President from 2020-2022 and is currently serving as Honorary President until 2024.
McMahon has been an active Class A member of the PGA of America since 1986 and an LPGA Professionals member since 1979 and has been teaching golf for more than 30 years. In 2002, she established eduKaytion Golf based in Albany, N.Y. and Orlando, Fla. She is the creator and innovator of Golf 8.5 – a simple approach to learning and improving your golf swing.
Golf 8.5 identifies and teaches golfers 8.5 steps to a classic and consistent swing. McMahon has received numerous awards and accolades during her distinguished teaching career and is a past National President of the LPGA Professionals. She has also done extensive work in training instructors for Fairways for Warriors. Using Golf 8.5 as the core swing program for their various clinics and webinars, Fairway for Warriors utlizes golf as an avenue for healing, hope and camaraderie for combat wounded veterans and their families.
“It is my mission and passion to simplify the way we teach golf; to grow the game by accelerating the learning process and having golfers experience more success, more quickly,” said McMahon. “I am honored to be part of this talented group of golf professionals and thank the PGA for its continued commitment to grow the game for women and men worldwide.”
For more information, please contact Kay McMahon, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518-669-1551.
About The PGA of America: Since its founding in 1916, the PGA of America has maintained a twofold mission: to establish and elevate the standards of the profession and grow interest and participation in the game of golf. The PGA of America delivers world-class championships while building the public’s interest in the game, the desire to play more golf, and ensures accessibility for everyone, everywhere. For more about the Northeastern New York PGA, visit neny.pga.com or for the PGA of America, visit pga.org.
About eduKaytion golf: eduKaytion golf is directed by LPGA Teaching Hall of Famer, Kay McMahon, and Eloise Trainor, LPGA Member and Founder of the FUTURES Golf Tour, now the Epson Tour. Since 2002, eduKaytion Golf, has been the leader in accelerated golf instruction through its Golf 8.5 programs. Private lessons, group lessons, workshops and corporate events are available. For more information and to view our videos, visit www.edukaytiongolf.com