• Davis Love III, a veteran of six Ryder Cup Teams, the winner of the 1997 PGA Championship and son of a PGA teaching legend, is selected to captain the 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup Team.
• Tom Watson became the second oldest Champion when he poured in a 3-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff against David Eger at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky., to win the 72nd Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid.
• David Hutsell, PGA director of instruction at The Elkridge Club in Baltimore, Md., earned the biggest victory of his career when he won a sudden-death playoff to claim the 44th PGA Professional National Championship at Hershey (Pa.) Country Club.
• OMEGA signs a five-year strategic partnership to become The Official Timekeeper of The PGA of America through the Centennial in 2016.
• The PGA of America unveils Golf 2.0, a targeted, focused, long-range strategic plan for the golf industry to substantially increase the number of golfers to 40 million by the year 2020 while growing the relevance of golf in America.
• Keegan Bradley and Jason Dufner duel through a three-hole aggregate playoff. Bradley makes a birdie on the 16th hole and captures the 93rd PGA Championship at Atlanta Country Club by one stroke, to become only the third player in at least 100 years to win a major championship in his first try. Bradley is also one of five PGA Champions (following Jack Burke Jr., Dave Marr, Davis Love III and Rich Beem) who is the son of a PGA Professional.
• RBC becomes an Official Patron of The PGA of America.
• WE ARE GOLF, Founded by the Club Managers Association of America, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, National Golf Course Owners Association and The PGA of America, was formally announced as an initiative to change the face of golf and to represent the economic, human and environmental benefits of the industry at federal, state and local levels of government.
• The PGA of America and United States Golf Association create a centralized repository for artifacts and documents related to the history of African Americans in golf.
• Billy Casper, the all-time leading point winner in U.S. Ryder Cup history and a former U.S. Ryder Cup Captain, is named the recipient of 2010 PGA Distinguished Service Award.
• KitchenAid, one of America's best known brands of premium kitchen appliances and part of Whirlpool Corporation, is named presenting sponsor of the Senior PGA Championship, beginning in 2011.
• Tom Lehman wins his first senior major title in defeating Fred Couples and David Frost on the first playoff hole to capture the 71st Senior PGA Championship at Colorado Golf Club.
• Mike Small, the University of Illinois men's head golf coach, earns a piece of history with a record-tying third PGA Professional National Championship at French Lick (Ind.) Resort.
• Martin Kaymer wins a three-hole playoff to capture the 92nd PGA Championship at Whistling Straits and becomes the first German and third consecutive international player to take home the Wanamaker Trophy.
• Jim Mrva, PGA head professional at Monroe Golf Club in Pittsford, N.Y., is named the 2010 PGA Golf Professional of the Year.
• Barney Adams, inventor of the Tight Lies® fairway wood, is named the recipient of the 2010 PGA Ernie Sabayrac Award, for lifetime contributions to the golf industry.
• Allen Wronowski, PGA director of golf at Hillendale Country Club in Phoenix, Md., was elected the 37th President of The PGA of America at the 93rd PGA Annual Meeting in Boston.