News Archive

  • Wednesday, June 25, 2014
  • Michael Block leads top 20 finishers to PGA Championship

    By The PGA of America MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Michael Block of Aliso Viejo, Calif., whose three-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole Wednesday captured the 47th PGA Professional National Championship, leads a group of 20 PGA Professionals to the 96th PGA Championship, Aug.7-10, at Valhalla...

  • Michael Block edges Jamie Broce in playoff to win PGA Professional National Championship

    By Bob Denney, The PGA of America MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Seven years ago, and standing over a putt in a Sectional Qualifier playoff to earn a berth in the 2007 U.S. Open, Michael Block thought to himself, “Why Not?” Block made that putt to earn a major championship trip and...

  • Tuesday, June 24, 2014
  • Jamie Broce leads Michael Block by three shots after third round

    Jamie Broce, the golf coach at the University of Toledo, shot a 1-under 71 on Tuesday to increase his lead to three strokes after 54 holes. Michael Block of California is second after a 72.

  • Monday, June 23, 2014
  • Jamie Broce leads Ryan Helminen by one shot after 36 holes

    Jamie Broce, the University of Toledo golf coach, rallied for an even-par 72 Monday to grab the 36-hole lead. He's one shot ahead of Ryan Helminen, who put together a terrific rally himself. 

  • Sunday, June 22, 2014
  • Dave McNabb and Johan Kok tied after first-round 67s

    Dave McNabb of Delaware and Johan Kok of Tennessee fired matching 67s on Sunday to share the first-round lead. Jamie Broce of Ohio and Ryan Helminen of Wisconsin are one stroke back.

  • Saturday, June 21, 2014
  • Saturday Notebook: Skinner, Perry feted again

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The 47th PGA Professional National Championship, the showcase event for PGA Professionals, begins Sunday at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club and Grande Dunes Resort Club. The 72-hole Championship concludes Wednesday. You can watch live coverage of the Championship on Golf...

  • Friday, June 20, 2014
  • Friday Notebook: Weir has bunked with the best

    By Randy Stutzman, The PGA of America MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Ben Weir of Mesa, Ariz., the PGA director of instruction at Red Mountain Ranch Country Club and John Jacobs' Schools in Mesa, was a two-year roommate and teammate (1990, '91) of Phil Mickelson at Arizona State. Weir is...

  • Wednesday, June 18, 2014
  • PGA Professionals' showcase event features two rugged Grand Strand tests

    Defending champ Rod Perry recently got a preview of the two venues hosting the PGA Professional National Championship. His verdict: Both The Dunes and Grande Dunes are excellent tests.  

  • Monday, April 21, 2014
  • 2016 PNC headed to New York's Turning Stone Resort

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Turning Stone Resort in Verona, N.Y., home to three of the country's premier public/resort courses, has been named as the site of the 49th PGA Professional National Championship in 2016, marking a return visit of the showcase event for PGA Professionals to Central New...

  • Wednesday, February 5, 2014
  • 2015 PNC headed to Philadelphia Cricket Club

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The Philadelphia Cricket Club, the only country club in America to have opened a golf course in each of the past three centuries, has been selected to host the 48th PGA Professional National Championship presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz and OMEGA, June 21-24, 2015....