News Archive

  • Monday, January 26, 2015
  • 62nd PGA Merchandise Show launches 2015 season on successful note

    PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The 62nd PGA Merchandise Show ... “The Major of Golf Business” ... concluded in Orlando, Fla., on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, bringing together more than 1,000 companies and brands introducing new and innovative golf equipment, apparel, accessories...

  • Thursday, January 22, 2015
  • PGA Merchandise Show sets positive path for 2015

    ORLANDO, Fla.– After record attendance at the PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit and PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day, plus heavy PGA Show floor traffic on Wednesday and Thursday, the final day of PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla., is upon us. A final day of Education Conference seminars,...

  • Drive, Chip & Putt Championship registration now open

    By PGA of America AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Masters Tournament, United States Golf Association (USGA) and the PGA of America today announced that qualifying registration is now officially open on the event’s website, www.DriveChipandPutt.com. This free nationwide youth golf development initiative...

  • TruGreen named official lawn care provider of the PGA of America, PGA Championship

    By PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (January 22, 2015) -- The PGA of America and TruGreen today announced a multi-year partnership, with TruGreen becoming the "Official Lawn Care Provider of the PGA of America and the PGA Championship." The relationship will not only bring shared...

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015
  • PGA Merchandise Show off to a rousing start

    ORLANDO, Fla. – A lengthy list of golf industry leaders and luminaries joined 1,000 leading companies and attendees from all 50 states and 78 countries on a busy Day One of the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show – The Major of Golf Business – at the Orange County Convention Center on...

  • Get Golf Ready introduces 99K to game in 2014; revenues exceed $275 million

    By PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- A record number of 98,919 people were introduced to the game of golf in 2014 through Get Golf Ready, the industry’s leading introduction-to-golf program, bringing the six-year total to nearly 360,000. PGA Professionals and facilities are also...

  • PGA player development continues to grow game at the grassroots

    By PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The PGA of America Player Development Regional Managers (PDRMs) have successfully spurred growth in participation numbers in programs at facilities they are engaged within their markets, most notably in Get Golf Ready and PGA Junior League Golf. Get...

  • PGA Junior League Golf celebrates landmark year in 2014

    By PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- PGA Junior League Golf has seen explosive growth since the PGA of America and League Golf, LLC partnered to launch the program in 2011. Yearly participation numbers doubled in 2014, growing from nearly 9,000 boys and girls participating on 740 teams in...

  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015
  • PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua to Host Monthly Show on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio

    By PGA of America NEW YORK (January 20, 2015) -- SiriusXM announced today that Pete Bevacqua, the PGA of America's Chief Executive Officer, will host a new show on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio (Sirius channel 208, XM channel 93). State of the Game will make its live debut on Wednesday, January 28,...

  • National Car Rental and the PGA of America announce partnership renewal

    By PGA of America ST. LOUIS (Jan. 20, 2015) -- National Car Rental and the PGA of America today announced the renewal of their partnership at the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show, extending National's designation as an Official Partner and the Official Rental Car of the PGA of America. The five-year...