Ky. - Northern Kentucky University golf coach Daryl Landrum has
been named the 2006 Kentucky Section PGA Golf Professional of the
the KPGA Golf Professional of the Year award this past Monday at
the KPGA awards presentation
at the Marriott East hotel. The
Golf Professional of the Year is the highest honor paid to a PGA
Professional. The following guidelines are used to determine nominees
for this prestigious award:
performance as a golf professional at his/her facility.
of service to his/her section, and to the Association.
and the ability to inspire fellow professionals.
There are 41
PGA sections across the country, and section award guidelines are
set by the PGA of America. Kentucky takes nominations, and the nominees
are asked to complete paperwork. The committee meets to discuss
and vote on candidates.
Landrum has built NKU
into a Great Lakes Valley Conference power and a perennial contender
for the regional championship in both men's and women's golf. A
1976 graduate of Grant County High School, played three years of
golf at Campbellsville (Ky.) College and earned NAIA All-District
honors in 1978 and '79.
he was twice named Campbellsville's most valuable golfer. Landrum,
a native of Crittenden, Ky., has also played a major role in organization
of the Seven-Up Junior Golf Tour in the area.