Industry Honors Awards

Industry Honors

The ING Industry Honors program annually recognizes outstanding business achievement in various areas of the golf industry. Nominations in a dozen categories are accepted throughout the year from anyone in the golf business. Industry Honors sub-­committees, consisting of people with expertise in specific categories, then trim nominees down to the top three in each category, creating the Final Ballot. Winners are determined via a vote of ING members. Nominees are recognized and winners are announced in ClubING at the PGA Show. The ING Industry Honors Committee is chaired by Holly Geoghegan of Golf Marketing Services and The Golf Insiders radio show. Schedule:
Nominations Due To ING: By Nov. 6 of the voting year
Committee Produces Final Ballot: Approximately Dec. 4
Voting Begins: Approximately Dec. 22
Voting Closes: Approximately Jan. 4
Presentation Press Conference: Thursday, 12:30PM at the annual PGA Merchandise Show, ING Hospitality Room 312A
Committee Meets: ING Spring Conference
List of Categories CLICK HERE
Nominate – CLICK HERE

Industry Honors Past Winners

BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT 2020 – Suzy Whaley 2019 — Erik Anderson 2018 – Tim Clarke 2017 – Chip Brewer 2016 – Dean Snell 2015 – Ken Morton Sr. 2014 – Michael Whan 2013 – Pam Swensen 2012 – Joe Steranka 2011 – Annika Sorenstam 2010 – Major Dan Rooney 2009 – Phil Tralies 2008 – Joshua Jacobs 2007 – Mark King 2006 – David Fay 2005 – Jim Awtrey 2004 – Dick DeLa Cruz 2003 – Rob O’Loughlin 2002 – Bob Wood 2001 – Mark King 2000 – David Glod DIGITAL MARKETING 2018 – TPC Sawgrass/Golf Central Magazine 2017 – Cystic Fibrosis/iNet Golf 2016 – Frogger/Revolution Golf 2015 – Swingclick/Revolution Golf PLAYER DEVELOPMENT 2020 – Katherine Roberts 2019 –U.S Adaptive Golf Alliance 2018 – Youth On Course 2017 – Girls Independent Golf League 2016 – Topgolf 2015 – Kay McMahon – Golf 8.5 2014 – Drive, Chip & Putt 2013 – Little Linksters Association 2012 – SNAG Golf 2011 – EWGA 2010 – Okeeheelee Golf Course 2009 – East Potomac Golf Club 2008 – Total Golf Adventures 2007 – LPGA/USGA Girls 2006 – Button Hole Golf 2005 – Play Golf America 2004 – 1st Tee’s National School Golf Program 2003 – John Engh, Hook A Kid On Golf 2002 – USGA Junior Links 2001 – NGCOA – Get Linked PRINT AD – Products and Services 2020 – Zero Restriction 2019 – Tour Edge Golf 2018 – Callaway Golf 2017 – Aldila 2016 – Callaway Golf 2015 – Under Armour 2014 – Cobra Bio Cell Driver 2013 – Ashworth 2012 – TaylorMade Golf 2011 – Celebration Golf Management 2010 – College For Cancer Charity With Will Farrell 2009 – adidas 2008 – adidas 2007 – TaylorMade Drivers 2006 – Mizuno 2005 – Cleveland Golf 2004 – Srixon 2003 – Strata 2002 – Wilson PRINT AD – Travel and Real Estate 2019 – Big Cedar Golf 2018 – Hammock Beach Resort 2017 – Boyne Golf 2016 – Bandon Dunes 2015 – Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club 2014 – Casa De Campo 2013 – Pinehurst Resort 2012 – Pinehurst Resort 2011 – Pinehurst Resort 2010 – The Old Course Hotel 2009 – Bermuda 2008 – Pinehurst Resort 2007 – Alabama 2006 – GolfOrlando 2005 – Wales Tourist Board 2004 – State Of South Carolina 2003 – Hershey Resorts PRODUCT INGENUITY EQUIPMENT – Market Leaders 2020 – Bridgestone Tour B Golf Ball 2019 – Callaway Epic Flash Driver 2018 – Tour Edge Exotics EXS Driver 2017 – Callaway Epic Driver 2016 – TaylorMade M2 Driver 2015 – TaylorMade M1 Driver 2014 – Tour Edge Exotics CB Pro Fairway Woods 2013 – TaylorMade SLDR Driver 2012 – TaylorMade RocketBallz Fairway Woods 2011 – TaylorMade R11 Driver 2010 – TaylorMade Penta TP Ball 2009 – TaylorMade Burner Irons 2008 – Bridgestone B330-RX Golf Ball 2007 – TaylorMade Burner Driver 2006 – Nike Sasquatch Driver 2005 – Tour Edge Exotics 2004 – TaylorMade R7 Driver 2003 – TaylorMade 500 Series Driver 2002 – Odyssey Two-Ball Putter 2001 – Titleist Pro V1 Golf Ball 2000 – PING PRODUCT INGENUITY EQUIPMENT – Emerging Companies 2020 – Pyramid Putter 2019 – Snell Golf MTB-X Ball 2018 – Knuth Golf 257+ Woods 2017 – PXG Irons 2016 – Knuth Golf High Heat 3-Wood 2015 – Knuth Golf High Heat Driver 2014 – Alphard Golf Duo Cart Bag 2013 – Nexbelt 2012 – SmartSwing 2011 – Herbie’s One-Putt Wedge 2010 – Eazy Bag 2009 – The Putting Game 2008 – Rife Putters 2007 – Trion:Z 2006 (Tie) – Accu-Length; Zelocity 2005 – Sunbuster Eyewear 2004 – Balance Certified 2003 – KZG Forged Irons 2002 – Golf Datatech 2001 – Ahead 2000 – Kallassy’s Swing Magic PRODUCT INGENUITY – Soft Goods/Accessories 2019 – Daphne’s Headcovers 2018 – CopperTech Glove PRODUCT INGENUITY – Training Products 2020 – SuperSpeed 2019 – Total Golf Trainer 2018 – Orange Whip Wedge 2017 – Steadihead Putting Trainer 2016 – Swingclick PRODUCT INGENUITY – Technology 2020 – Bushnell WIngman 2019 – Rapsodo Mobile Launch Monitor 2018 – Voice Caddie 2017 – Golf Genius 2016 – Arccos 360 Shot Tracker PRODUCT INGENUITY – Misc. Products 2019 – Finn Cycle 2018 – Zero Friction Supertubes 2017 – Oska Pulse 2016 – Zero Friction DistancePro Glove TV COMMERCIAL 2020 – Skechers Golf Shoes 2019 – Bridgestone Golf – Tour B Split Screen 2018 – LPGA – The Next Wave 2017 – MasterCard – Arnie Would 2016 – PGA Tour Superstore – Father’s Day 2015 – Bridgestone Golf – Drone Fire 2014 – Aflac – Bad Golfer 2013 – Bridgestone – Compression 2012 – CBS Golf Promo 2011 – FedEx 2010 – FedEx 2009 – eTrade-Baby Golfer 2008 – Titleist – I Mark My Ball 2007 – Buick and Tiger’s Clubs 2006 – TaylorMade Leading Drivers 2005 – Michelob, with Sergio Garcia 2004 – Nike – Frank and the Poodle 2003 – Amex – Tiger and the Dog 2002 – Nike – David Duval and Dog 2001 – Sign Boy Eating Hot Dogs with Tim Herron VIDEO MARKETING 2017 – French Lick Resort GOLF COURSE DESIGN 2014 – Notah Begay/Ty Butler 2013 – Tom Doak/Coore & Crenshaw 2012 – Coore & Crenshaw 2011 – Coore & Crenshaw 2010 – Gil Hanse 2009 – Pete Dye 2008 – Mike Dasher 2007 – Pete Dye 2006 – Ron Prichard 2005 – Mike Strantz 2004 – Tom Doak 2003 – Dr. Michael Hurdzan 2002 – Rees Jones 2001 – Tom Doak 2000 – Jack Nicklaus TV COMMERCIAL SERIES 2015 – Skechers, with Matt Kuchar 2014 – Bridgestone Golf  – Made In America 2013 – USGA While We’re Young 2012 – Bridgestone Golf 2011 – MasterCard 4’somes 2010 – Titleist NXT Ball With Scott Van Pelt, Di Stewart 2009 – Bridgestone Golf Balls With Couples, Trevino 2008 – Cobra: Feherty and the Yellow Chair 2007 – Adidas All-Weather Series 2006 – Foot-Joy with Sign Boy 2005 – PGA Tour – These Guys Are Good 2004 – Nike – Frank The Talking Headcover 2003 – Nike – Frank The Talking Headcover 2002 – Pinnacle Long Drive With Daly 2001 – PGA Tour – These Guys Are Good 2000 – Pine Needles Resort TOURNAMENT SERVICE 2015 – Haggin Oaks Golf & Guitars 2014 – Wegmans LPGA Championship 2013 – Mesquite’s Golf Fore Kids Tournament 2012 – Billy Casper Golf 2011 – Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals 2010 – Notah Begay NB3 Challenge 2009 – Women Playing For T.I.M.E. 2008 – World Am 25th Anniversary 2007 – EWGA Golf Committee 2006 – Heather Farr Leader Dog 2005 – ATT Pebble Beach Pro-Am 2004 – Chick-Fil-A 2003 (Tie) – Rick Zurak/John Solheim 2002 – Jim Bell, Bay Hill 2001 – Brad Faxon/Billy Andrade Charity Event PUBLIC RELATIONS CAMPAIGN/EVENT 2015 – The Legends Championship at French Lick Resort 2014 – TaylorMade Golf Distance For All 2013 – USGA’S While We’re Young Campaign 2012 – adidas Golf 2011 – TaylorMade Golf White Out 2010 – Visit Wales Ryder Cup Campaign 2009 – PGA Tour/adias-Dress Sergio 2008 – Tour Edge Media Day at PGA Show 2007 – St. Andrews Links Trust 2006 – Element 21 In Space 2005 – The Golf Industry Show 2004 – State Of Michigan 2003 – Buick Tiger Trap 2002 – TaylorMade-adidas Golf 2001 – Tour Edge – Soap In The PGA Hotel Rooms PRINT AD – Trade Publications 2014 – Category Discontinued 2013 – GCSAA 2012 – Yamaha Golf Cars 2011 – Golfweek 2010 – Ashworth 2009 – Toro 2008 – Toro 2007 – John Deere 2006 – Play Golf America 2005 – Club Car 2004 – Club Car 2003 – John Deere 2002 – Fairway Golf Cars 2001 – John Deere