News Archive

  • Saturday, June 23, 2012
  • Local Knowledge: National Championship

    Pat Jones, the PGA Head Professional at the Bayonet and Black Horse courses, sits down with PGA.com for a special Q&A. 

  • Danny Balin hoping third time is charm at National Championship

    Connecticut's Danny Balin has finished fourth in each of the last two years. This time, he's hoping to take three steps up the ladder.

  • Upon first look, players find Bayonet Black Horse venue a stern test

    As the players get their first looks at the two host courses, one thing is clear: It's going to take some seriously great golf to succeed.

  • Friday, June 22, 2012
  • Friday notebook

    By The PGA of America SEASIDE, Calif. – John Traub, a PGA Life Member from Rochester Hills, Mich., has the most Championship appearances of any player in this year's field. Traub, the 1980 PGA Professional Champion, is making his 27th appearance in the National Championship. Bill...

  • A father-son first

    When they tee it up on Sunday, Jack and John Seltzer will make history as the first father and son to compete in the same year.  

  • Thursday notebook

      Defending champion David Hutsell leads a field of 312 competitors into action on Sunday. Before that, though, the Northern California PGA Section will host a Military Family/Youth Clinic, where local youth among military families will receive expert instruction from PGA...

  • Tuesday, June 19, 2012
  • Like Father, Like Son: Seltzers make 2012 PPNC a family affair

    You can understand if Jack Seltzer has a tear or two in his eye when he steps to the tee May 24 in the 45th PGA Professional National Championship at Bayonet Black Horse in Seaside, Calif. The 61-year-old PGA teaching professional from Linden, Mich., has been working for nearly two decades to earn...

  • The Field

    The field for the 2012 PGA Professional National Championship to be played at Bayonet Black Horse in Seaside, Calif.

  • Monday, June 18, 2012
  • A Closer Look: Bayonet and Black Horse Courses

    Sweeping renovations to both courses in 2007 and 2008 have made the 'must-play' Monterey Peninsula layouts Bayonet and Black Horse Courses more interesting, more scenic and a better overall test of golf.

  • '13 PPNC to return to Oregon's Sunriver Resort

    Sunriver Resort, one of the country's most scenic golf destinations, will for the third time in 2013 play host the PGA Professional National Championship presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz and OMEGA.