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Jeff Houston, Fairfield Glade Director of Golf Receives Prestigious Bill Strausbaugh Award

Jeff Houston, Fairfield Glade Director of Golf Receives Prestigious Bill Strausbaugh Award

By Brian Weis

Fairfield Glade Community Club would like to congratulate Jeff Houston, Director of Golf for receiving the prestigious Bill Strausbaugh Award for Distinguished Service in mentoring fellow PGA Professionals, integrity and character reflecting positively upon the profession, and outstanding involvement in charitable and community activities. Jeff was given the award at the Spring Meeting on February 25th at the Embassy Suites in Nashville.

Established in 1985, The Bill Strausbaugh Club Relations Award recognizes PGA professionals who by their day-to-day efforts have made significant contributions through mentoring of fellow PGA Professionals. The award also considers the integrity and character of the PGA member, proven leadership ability, service to the Association, and involvement in community charitable activities. The award is presented to an individual based up their contributions to:

* Building the image of the game of golf, the PGA Professional, and the Association
* Involvement and significant contributions through mentoring PGA Professionals and impacting their careers
* Overall integrity and character of the PGA member
* Involvement in community and Association activities including civic and charitable activities

For more information contact Jeff Houston, Director of Golf (931) 456-5724

Photo: (from left to right) Warren Huddleston, PGA; Jeremy Jones, PGA Head Golf Professional at Heatherhurst Golf Club, Rag Jones, PGA Head Golf Professional at Druid Hills Golf Course; Jeff Houston, PGA Professional, Director of Golf Fairfield Glade; Corey Wade PGA Head Professional at Stonehenge Golf Club, Adam Forgey PGA Assistant Professional, Heatherhurst Golf Club; Grant Goodwin, PGA Assistant Golf Professional, Dorchester Golf Club; Jack Sixkiller, PGA Head Golf Professional Dorchester Golf Club.

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About: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of, a network of golf travel and directory sites including,,,, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like, and It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.

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