Presented to an individual from the areas of radio, television, newspaper, magazines or other forms of mass communication that provide exemplary support and promotion of the game and the PGA Member.
For over 10 years, Joe Pogge has provided coverage and support of the game of golf in the Houston area for over a decade through the weekly one-hour program – Smokin’ Joe’s Driving Range – on CBS Sports Radio 610. The goal of the show is to showcase golf locally, regionally and internationally by featuring special guest, such as PGA TOUR players and Southern Texas PGA Professionals, covering local tournaments, and highlighting that week’s PGA TOUR, LPGA, and Championship Tour events.
According to Joe his goal for the show “is to showcase the game of golf, the challenge, the rewards, the comradery, the ability to play one’s entire life, and the charitable personality of the game.”
In addition to the show, the University of Houston graduate is the CEO/Principal of Strike Marketing.