Team Canada Women’s Head Coach, Tristan Mullally, added another trophy to the shelf on Thursday, winning the PGA of Canada’s Ben Kern Coach of the Year award at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla.
The PGA of Canada awards the Ben Kern Coach of the Year based on a professional’s overall performance in coaching; unusual, innovative and special coaching programs initiated or implemented; articles published; as well as outstanding golfers the professional has coached.
Entering his sixth season at the helm of the women’s program, Mullally has coached many of Canada’s brightest young stars including Canadian sensation Brooke Henderson. A native of Ireland, Mullally has played a key role in developing a record number of Canadian amateurs to positions inside the World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR) top-100.
Mullally has also been heavily involved with industry-leading initiatives including Long-Term Player Development 2.0 and the Golf Association of Ontario’s high performance program.
Since 2013, PGA of Canada national award winners have been honoured during PGA of Canada Night. The PGA of Canada national award winners for the 2015 season are:
- Danny King (The Performance Academy at Magna), Mike Weir Player of the Year;
- Dean Manz (Wascana Country Club), Pat Fletcher Retailer of the Year;
- Cory Southon (Henry Brunton Golf), Moe Norman Candidate for Membership of the Year;
- Adam Werbicki (The Derrick Golf & Winter Club), George Knudson Teacher of the Year;
- Adam Boge (Golf Mentor), Jack McLaughlin Junior Leader of the Year;
- Tristan Mullally (Golf Canada), Ben Kern Coach of the Year;
- Judy Forshner (Glencoe Golf & Country Club), Murray Tucker Golf Professional of the Year;
- Liam Mucklow (The Golf Lab), Tex Noble Award for Professional Development;
- Daryl MacLean (Cherry Hill Club), Stan Leonard Class “A” Professional of the Year;
— Tristan Mullally (@tmullallygolf) January 29, 2016