News Archive

  • Thursday, January 23, 2014
  • State of the Industry Panel: 'Golf has started to turn the corner'

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Golf appears to be in a better position to attract new audiences, and a panel of industry professionals agreed that dialogue to build the game among new audiences has markedly improved. The panel that gathered Wednesday at the 61st PGA Merchandise Show featured golf course...

  • 2013 PGA of America Award winners honored

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- PGA First Lady of Golf Annika Sorenstam of Orlando, Fla., and PGA Golf Professional of the Year Michael Doctor of Camillus, N.Y., headined the 2013 PGA of America National Awards ceremoney, which was held Jan. 22, in conjunction with the 61st PGA Merchandise Show. The...

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2014
  • PGA, Golf Channel partner on new GAME GOLF on-course golf data device

    ORLANDO, FL - (January 22, 2014) - GAME GOLF today announced a joint partnership with the PGA of America and Golf Channel, two of the most influential forces in all of golf, to revolutionize the way golfers play, compete, socialize and improve their game.  GAME GOLF, a wearable device and...

  • Ralph Lauren named official Team USA Ryder Cup outfitter

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The PGA of America is proud to announce Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) will be the Official Outfitter for the 2014 United States Ryder Cup Team. Ralph Lauren, longtime sponsor of Polo Golf Ambassador and 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Team Captain Tom Watson, will design the official...

  • Tuesday, January 21, 2014
  • National Car Rental PGAProAm announced

    ORLANDO -- National Car Rental, the Official Rental Car of the PGA of America, and the PGA on Tuesday announced the launch of the National Car Rental PGA ProAm Series at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show. Keegan Bradley, the winner of the 2011 PGA Championship, and his father, PGA Professional Mark...

  • Youth and Family Summit debuts at PGA Show

    ORLANDO - With a renewed focus on ways to reach two audiences that are essential to growing the game, the inaugural Youth & Family Golf Summit supported by U.S. Kids Golf showcased a variety of dynamic presenters who outlined an array of specific ideas, practices and strategies to a sold-out...

  • Monday, January 20, 2014
  • 11 year old has high hopes for her Goodie Girl Golf company

    Exactly how Hannah Dupay, a precocious fifth-grader from Boise, Idaho, and founder of Goodie Girl Golf, fixed a pesky problem could possibly result in her becoming the newest – and arguably youngest – major player in the golf fashion world.

  • Friday, January 17, 2014
  • Trump and Sorenstam to join industry leaders for State of the Industry Panel at PGA Show

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Famed entrepreneur and golf course developer Donald Trump and PGA/LPGA Professional Annika Sorenstam, the 2013 PGA First Lady of Golf, will join PGA of America President Ted Bishop, former USGA Executive Director David Fay, Golf Channel President Mike McCarley and...

  • Ping to launch new products and fitting technologies at 2014 PGA Merchandise Show

    NORWALK, Conn. – Ping will launch new products from its main aisle anchor exhibit in the PGA Forum, plus showcase its latest fitting and educational tools  in an area dedicated to high-tech custom fitting software at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show, company officials have announced. Ping...

  • Bridgestone Golf to exhibit at 2014 PGA Show

    COVINGTON, Ga. – Bridgestone Golf, the #1 ball-fitter in golf, has announced plans to exhibit at the 61st PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla.   “Since our brand’s inception in 2005, the PGA Show has played an important role in launching our award-winning balls to the golf...