Thomas A. Philion, PGA

Thomas A. Philion, PGA
Thomas A. Philion, PGA Professional
Main Address:
SUNY Delhi College Golf Course
109 Evenden Tower
Delhi, NY 13753

(607) 746-4678
Tom Philion took over as Professional Golf Management (PGM) Director at SUNY Delhi in the fall of 2005. The PGM program is a four and a half year BBA which trains qualified students to become our next generation of PGA professionals. Prior to that, Tom was the Head Golf Professional at Columbia Golf & Country Club in Claverack, NY for 16 years. There he wore the many hats of a typical club professional; tournament director, shop owner, business and personnel manager, and board liason to name a few. Over the years, Philion has also given thousands of lessons and hundreds of clinics to players of all skill levels. He was the recipient of the NENYPGA Horton Smith Award for his work on the education committee for PGA Professionals in 1999 and in 2008, and received the NENYPGA Bill Straughsbaugh award for community service and club relations in 2007. He is currently serving his second term on the NENYPGA Board of Directors and was elected to the Secretarys position in the spring of 2007. Philion recently earned PGA Certification in Executive Management and also served as the Golf Coach for Columbia-Greene Community College for several years.

Services Offered:

  • Instruction
  • Play Golf of America Participant
  • Welcome to Golf Month

National Awards

  • 2009 PGA President's Council on Growing the Game