PGA Professional Mark Holiday of Bozeman, Mont., has been selected by the Rocky Mountain Section PGA as the 2017 recipient of the Player Development Award.  Holiday, a Quarter Century member of The PGA of America has been honored as such to recognize his extraordinary contributions and achievements in the area of Player Development.  This award considers the Professional’s “growth of the game” leadership commitment at Section and National levels and the impact made at his/her own facility.


As the PGA Director of Golf at Bridger Creek Golf Course in Bozeman, Mont., Mark continues to work tirelessly to promote the game of golf.  He has been the chairman of the Growth of the Game Task Force for the Section the last 10 years and continues to vigorously champion PGA of America Growth of the Game initiatives.  Mark and his staff also run comprehensive adult group lesson programs including novice and family fun nights.  Nike camps for children have been a part of the Bridger Creek growth of the game culture for 17 years and continue to complement the multi-tiered Bridger Creek Junior Academy.  Holiday and his staff continue to lead the way welcoming women, children, and men of all ages to learn the game.


In addition to his National Player Development Award honor in 2012, this marks the 10th time Holiday will be recognized as an award winner within the Section.  Holiday will be formally recognized as the 2017 Rocky Mountain Section PGA Player Development Award winner in May of 2018, during the Rocky Mountain Section PGA Annual Meeting and Honors and Awards ceremony.