Paul LoCicero of The Legend at Bristlecone is the 2013 Horton Smith Trophy winner. It is the second time that LoCicero has been awarded the honor, with the other coming in 2007. The award is annually given to the WPGA member that contributes to the education and betterment of their fellow PGA members.
The Menomonee Falls resident is being honored by the Wisconsin Section for the fourth time. His other previous honors were the 2001 Public Merchandiser of the Year and 2011 Junior Golf Leader of the Year.
LoCicero is currently in his second stint as education chair and is also the vice president of the Wisconsin Section. He has sat on Section’s board of directors since 2005 and has always been a driving force behind making sure PGA members better themselves through education. During his two terms as education chair he has helped arrange several important education seminars for the Wisconsin Section membership. Included in the list are noteworthy instructors such as Hank Haney, Peter Krause, Todd Sones, Mike Malaska and Terry Dill.
The Legend at Bristlecone Head PGA Professional has also done his part in reaching out to the golfers through public forums to help them improve. He has provided articles to Wisconsin Section publications, an online instructional series to JSOline.com and also done instructional seminars at the Milwaukee Golf Show.