PGA Golf Club serves as host to six 2012 PGA Winter Championships

By
The PGA of America

Series: PGA Feature

Published: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 | 9:44 p.m.

The 57th PGA Quarter Century Championship presented by Premier Golf, United Rentals and Hospital for Special Surgery, which opens Jan. 4, at PGA Golf Club, begins a busy schedule of six PGA Winter Championships this month.

This is the debut season of co-presenting sponsor Hospital for Special Surgery, which joins Premier Golf that marks its seventh consecutive season and United Rentals in its second year as a co-presenting sponsor. The PGA Winter Championships also are supported by Jacobsen, Golf Pride, and Dryrainge.

Premier Golf, The PGA of America's Licensed Distributor of Ryder Cup Travel Packages since 1991, has supported PGA members since 1988. Premier Golf is a subsidiary of Travel Incorporated, one of the largest travel management companies in the country serving some of America's best-known companies.

United Rentals is the Official Equipment Rental Partner of The PGA of America and the largest equipment rental company in the world. United Rentals features an integrated network of 531 rental locations in 48 states and 10 Canadian provinces. United Rentals has the largest, most extensive range of equipment and guaranteed service 24/7.

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is the Official Hospital of The PGA of America, and the exclusive supporting sponsor of The PGA's "Let's Move On Course!" campaign, promoting the benefits of walking while playing golf. Located in New York City, HSS is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 hospital for orthopedics and No. 2 for rheumatology in the "America's Best Hospitals" issue.

South Florida participants may visit HSS Spine and Sport in Jupiter, and meet professionals in the fields of spine, orthopedics and sports rehabilitation, massage therapy and performance training.

The PGA Winter Championships, which continue through Feb. 12, include the PGA Stroke Play Championship, Jan. 30 – Feb. 2, which marks its 59th season as the oldest winter golf event hosted by The PGA of America.

PGA Winter Championships
Presented by Premier Golf, United Rentals and Hospital for Special Surgery supported by Jacobsen, Golf Pride and Dryrainge

Jan. 4-5, PGA Quarter Century Championship
Jan. 9-11, PGA Senior Stroke Play Championship
Jan. 16-19, PGA Senior-Junior Championship
Jan. 30-Feb. 1, PGA Women's Stroke Play Championship
Jan. 30-Feb. 2, PGA Stroke Play Championship
Feb. 6-12, PGA Match Play Championship

About The PGA of America
Since its founding in 1916, The PGA of America has maintained a twofold mission: to establish and elevate the standards of the profession and to grow interest and participation in the game of golf. By establishing and elevating the standards of the golf profession through world-class education, career services, marketing and research programs, The PGA enables its professionals to maximize their performance in their respective career paths and showcases them as experts in the game and in the multi-billion dollar golf industry. By creating and delivering world-class championships and innovative programs, The PGA of America elevates the public's interest in the game, the desire to play more golf, and ensures accessibility to the game for everyone, everywhere. As The PGA nears its centennial, the PGA brand represents the very best in golf.