Paul Dillon to Receive the John Reid Lifetime Achievement Award from the Met GCSA
ELMSFORD, N.Y. ( December 30, 2014) - Former MGA president Paul Dillon will receive the Metropolitan Golf Course Superintendent’s (MetGCSA) highest honor, the John Reid Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the MetGCSA’s Winter Seminar at Westchester CC on January 14th. Dillon, who has served local golf in many capacities for more than a quarter century is a member at Winged Foot GC and resides in Larchmont, N.Y. Mr. Dillon currently serves as the men’s golf coach at Fordham University, and has also been honored for his volunteer work by the MGA, Met PGA and the Met Golf Writers Associations. In addition to his coaching and volunteer work, Dillon is also a noted portrait artist whose work is on display the Golf Central building in Elmsford, N.Y. In addition to his service to the MGA, Paul has also been president of the Westchester Golf Association and their highly successful Caddie Scholarship Fund where he still remains active today. Dillon joins a list of impressive past winners including Ken Venturi, Frank Hannigan, Arthur Weber and Jim Nantz. The MGA’s Gene Westmorland and Jay Mottola are also former John Reid honorees.