Welcome to the Vermont Chapter!
The Vermont Chapter of the New England Professional Golfers' Association of America, Inc. was established in 1965. It was incorporated into a Charter Member of the New England PGA in 1982, where it continues to thrive.
The Vermont Chapter is directed by a five member Executive Committee, and stages over 25 events each year for Vermont PGA Professionanls, amateurs and junior golfers. In addition to weekly Pro-Am events, the Chapter hosts the Vermont Professional Stroke Play Championship and the Vermont Professional Match Play Championship.
Over 90 PGA Professionals and Apprentices comprise the Vermont PGA membership, and are responsible for directing the activities at 34 PGA recognized facilities throughout the state.
Passing the Baton
Jim LeClair from Lake More named VT Operations Manager
The Vermont Chapter of the New England Section is proud to announce Jim LeClair as the new Operations Manager for the Vermont Chapter. Jim will be replacing long-time VT Operations Manger Dave Christy, PGA who retired at the end of 2017. Jim recently completed his PGA level 3 testing and will soon become a PGA member. Jim is currently the Assistant Golf Professional at Lake Morey Resort and Country Club in Fairlee, VT., where he works alongside Bill Ross, PGA and Justin Bonnett, PGA.
Jim grew up playing golf with his grandfather in the short summers of central Vermont. After not playing golf for almost six years he rediscovered his love for the game his senior year at Kimball Union Academy. He later went on to attend Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania, where he was a four year letter winner on the golf team, graduating with a degree in business management.
Following his graduation from Gettysburg, Jim moved to Baltimore, Maryland where he spent five years in the Mid-Atlantic Section both teaching the game and assisting in tournament operations at both Mount Pleasant Golf Course and Pine Ridge Golf Course. At the end of the five years he became engaged and return north where he was married in 2015 to his wife Indie.
Jim and his wife currently reside in Etna, New Hampshire. Besides playing golf, Jim enjoys skiing, watching hockey, and spending time with friends and family. Jim is excited to begin his new position with the Vermont Chapter, and can be reached at email@example.com or 717.817.9934.