The Awards of the USGA: The Joe Dey Award

The Joe Dey Award

Presented annually by the USGA in recognition of the individual’s service to the game as a volunteer.

 

“Presented annually since 1996, the USGA’s Joe Dey Award recognizes an individual’s meritorious service to the game as a volunteer. The award is named after the late Joseph C. Dey Jr., who served as USGA executive director for 35 years, from 1934-69, and was later the first commissioner of the PGA Tour.”

Winners List

The Joe Dey Award

Joe Dey Award Winners

1996 — Charles N. Eckstein

1997 — John Staver

1998 — Joe King

1999 — Frank Anglim

2000 — Jack Emich

2001 — Bill Dickey

2002 — Clyde Luther

2003 — John Hanna

2004 — Adele Lebow

2005 — Pearl Carey

2006 — Bob Hooper

2007 — Harry McCracken

2008 — Gene McClure

2009 — Dick Rundle

2010 — Joe Luigs

2011 — Inez Muhleman

2012 — Stan Grossman

2013 — Taizo Kawata

2014 — Michael Cumberpatch

2015 — Dr. David Cookson

2016 — Keith Hansen

2017 — Jayne Watson

2018 — Gib Palmer