Youngstown, OH – The Northern Ohio PGA (NOPGA) recently hosted their fall annual meeting and awards ceremony at the Westfield Country Club in Westfield Center, Ohio. During this event, the Youngstown Country Club (YCC) PGA Professional, Scott Sundstrom was inducted into the NOPGA Hall of Fame. Sundstrom has been the Chief Golf Professional at YCC for 21 years.

“I am extremely honored to receive this prestigious recognition,” said Sundstrom. “I have the utmost respect for the Northern Ohio PGA, and it truly is one of the great honors of my career.”

Sundstrom was a collegiate player at Allegheny College and began his professional career as a professional golf assistant for famed Bob Ford at Oakmont Country Club. He also spent two winter seasons at Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club under the direction of Fred Harkness. After five years at Oakmont, he became the Head Golf Professional at Wanango Country Club in Northwestern Pennsylvania for nine seasons.

After moving to Youngstown in 2001, Scott became involved with the NOPGA chapter as a member of the board. He is then elected secretary of the association. After holding this position for two years, he became Vice President and President of NOPGA. Along the way, he won the Bill Strausbaugh Award in 2011 and 2016, as well as the Horton Smith Award 2012 and most recently the Golf Professional of the Year award in 2019.

Sundstrom followed in the footsteps of his YCC predecessor, Bill Cox, who was a golf professional for 38 years. Cox was inducted into the NOPGA Hall of Fame in 1998.

Sundstrom is the son of Norm Sundstrom, legendary golf coach at Allegheny College and a Hall of Fame member of the National Golf Coaches Association of America.