Last Update :11/1/2007
Angel Park Golf Club's David Stead Wins SWSPGA Award
DAVID STEAD WINS THE SOUTHWEST SECTION PGA OF AMERICA’S
BILL STRAUSBAUGH AWARD
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – David Stead, the Director of Golf at Angel Park Golf Club, the home of two Arnold Palmer-designed Las Vegas golf courses, was named the winner of the Southwest Section PGA of America Bill Strausbaugh Award that recognizes the community-based efforts of PGA Professionals in Arizona and Nevada.
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.
Stead has been affiliated with a number of professional organizations such as Southwest Section PGA Board of Directors, Southwest Section PGA Assistants Association, Southwest Section PGA Career Services Committee Member and the Southwest Section PGA Youth Golf Club Director. Stead continues to develop professionally by earning certifications and awards from the PGA such as President’s Plaque Award, PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Certification, PGA of America National Teaching Summit and he was trained by Titleist and Ping as a Certified Club Fitter.
Prior to joining the team at Angel Park, Stead was the Director of Golf/General Manager at Alta Mesa Country Club (’03 – ’06) located in Mesa, Ariz. Before that, Stead was the First Assistant Golf Professional for The Country Club at DC Ranch (’98 – ’03) located in Scottsdale, Ariz. Early in Stead’s golf career (1997), he was the Tournament Director for Green Brook Country Club located in North Caldwell, New Jersey.
“Receiving this award is an honor,” said Stead. “The game of golf has given so much to me throughout my career that I felt compelled to give back. Receiving this award reaffirms that I am on the right track with improving my community.”
Angel Park Golf Club is a 36-hole facility located in the Summerlin area of Las Vegas. Its Mountain Course and Palm Course were both designed by Arnold Palmer. The club also has a 12-hole Cloud Nine Short Course, the World’s Original natural grass putting course and an expansive practice tee – all of which are lighted for evening enjoyment. Over the years Angel Park Golf Club as been honored with numerous awards and accolades including being named “Best Golf Course” in Las Vegas in the Best of Las Vegas ® Reader’s Poll, 13 of the past 14 years. For more information about Angel Park Golf Club visit www.angelpark.com or call (702) 254-4653.
Angel Park Golf Club is professionally managed by OB Sports Golf Management, a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success. OB Sports currently manages 30 premier golf courses and country clubs throughout the United States and Mexico. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information on OB Sports, visit www.obsports.com or call (480) 948-1300.
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