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Sherlock Named Iowa PGA Deacon Palmer Award -

April 5th, 2022

Sherlock Named Iowa PGA Deacon Palmer Award -
Riverside, Iowa – At yesterday's Iowa PGA Spring Meeting Matt Sherlock was named the 2021 Iowa PGA Deacon Palmer Award Winner.  This is a new award that will be awarded on an annual basis to a deserving Iowa PGA Professional.  This award bestows special recognition on a PGA Professional who personally displays outstanding integrity, character and leadership, in the effort to overcome a major obstacle in their life. This individual is an unsung hero/heroine at their facility and in their community, who serves to inspire, empower and assist others both inside and outside of the game.
 
Awards Chair JR Millar stated, "Current Honorary President, Matt Sherlock, is our inaugural Deacon Palmer Award winner. Over the past 2 years, while successfully operating Edmundson Golf Course and Harvest Point Golf Course, he added Bos Landen Golf Course.  As the Section President, Matt bravely led the section through the COVID19 Pandemic that sadly claimed the life of his father John Sherlock in the November of 2020.  Additionally, Matt had major back surgery to remove a growth on his spine in September of 2020 that made it virtually impossible to get more that an hour of sleep at a time. Physically and emotionally exhausted, he continued to be a leader and voice for the Iowa PGA with unwavering professionalism and grace."
 
The Iowa PGA would like to say congratulations to Matt Sherlock for this honor of all that he’s done and continues to do for the Section.
 
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