Fox Run’s Scott elected as PGA professional

JOHNSTOWN?- PGA Professional Richard Scott has recently been elected to membership in the PGA of America as a class A professional.

Scott is the head PGA golf professional and general manager of Fox Run Golf Club in Johnstown.

To be elected to membership in the PGA, aspiring golf professionals (apprentices) and students must go through three levels of education courses, written exams, simulation testing, seminars, and pass the PGA Playing Ability Test.

These programs require more than 600 hours of study, according to a news release.

Additionally, class A professionals can choose a discipline or certification in specific areas of study. Scott is pursing additional certification in player development.

Scott resides in Broadalbin with his wife, Marlana, and son, Noah.