Lewellen Repeats as LPGA Regional Coach of the Year
DAYTONA BEACH, FL – The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) membership announced today Virginia head women’s golf coach Kim Lewellen is its Northeast Section Coach of the Year. It marks the second consecutive year she has been honored by the organization as a regional coach of the year.
In 2011 Lewellen led Virginia to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Championships, the best showing in the program’s eight-year history. The Cavaliers won the Golfweek Conference Challenge and finished third at the NCAA West Regional.
Lewellen is entering her fifth year at Virginia. Her teams have placed in the top 13 of the NCAA Championships during each of her previous four seasons.
In addition to its coach of the year award, the The LPGA T&CP selects award winners for teacher and professional for its five sections – Central, Midwest, Northeast, Southeast and Western.
The LPGA T&CP Executive Committee will select the overall national award winner in each category from among the section award winners. The national winners will be announced in the coming weeks.
The LPGA Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) membership, founded in 1959, boasts the largest membership of women golf professionals in the world. LPGA T&CP members are certified as golf instructors, coaches and business managers through a comprehensive curriculum designed to meet the changing needs of the golfing public.