PGA Professional Daniel Pasternak of Morristown, N.J., whose 22-year professional career includes serving on virtually every committee under the New Jersey PGA Section’s jurisdiction and guiding more than 20 individuals to achieve PGA head professional status, has been named the recipient of the 2013 Bill Strausbaugh Award.
Pasternak, 45, is the PGA general manager and director of golf at Panther Valley Golf and Country Club in Allamuchy, N.J. He is the first member of the New Jersey PGA Section to receive the Bill Strausbaugh Award, established in 1979 in tribute to the late Middle Atlantic PGA Master Professional who left an indelible mark in PGA of America history, excelling in both leadership and service to a PGA Section and the Association. Strausbaugh passed away in 1999.
Pasternak will be honored during The PGA of America Awards ceremony Jan. 22, 2014, during the 61st PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center’s Chapin Theater in Orlando, Fla.