News Archive

  • Monday, June 29, 2015
  • Maine's Shawn Warren, 2-under 140, in contention at PGA Professional National Championship

    FLOURTOWN, Pa. -- In his first appearance at the PGA Professional National Championship a year ago in Myrtle Beach, New Englander Shawn Warren missed the cut. A year later, the 30-year old PGA Assistant Professional at Falmouth Country Club in Falmouth, Maine, will make the cut easily and is very...

  • Escaped convict captured near PGA President's home

    The big prison break and manhunt in New York State hit home for PGA of America President Derek Sprague and his family – literally. T.J. Auclair recounts Sprague's amazing story.  

  • Sunday, June 28, 2015
  • Sunday Notebook: Co-leaders feast on Milita Hill's par-5 holes

    By John Dever, PGA of America FLOURTOWN, Pa. – The five players tied for the first-round lead at the PGA Professional National Championship – Austin Peters, Ben Polland, Kyle Voska, Shawn Warren and Shane Zywiec – all posted 4-under par 68s at Militia Hill Golf Course, which is...

  • Five share opening-round lead in at PGA Professional National Championship

    Kyle Voska of Colorado; Ben Polland of New York, Austin Peters of California, Shawn Warren of Maine and Shane Zywiec of Nebraska, are all knottted up at 4-under after Day 1.

  • Ping's Marty Jertson playing the clubs he created

    By John Holmes, Every one of the 312 PGA Professionals in the National Championship field this week is an expert on golf equipment. Only one of them, however, can claim to have created the most popular driver on the market right now. That would be Marty Jertson, a PGA Professional whose...

  • Zach Johnson gets a tweet from Zach Johnson

    By John Holmes, A little before Zach Johnson teed off today at the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship, he took to Twitter to send best wishes to Zach Johnson on his round this afternoon. Wait, what? Don't worry, Zach isn't losing his mind – he was just giving a shoutout...

  • Planning ahead helps PNC start on time

    By John Holmes, The biggest surprise so far at the PGA Professional National Championship is that the tournament actually got underway on time this morning.  The Philadelphia area – along with much of the East Coast – was battered by a huge weather system on Saturday that...

  • Saturday, June 27, 2015
  • Club Car Renews Partnership with the PGA of America

    PGA of America FLOURTOWN, Pa. -- Club Car, a golf industry leader for nearly 60 years, has renewed its long-standing partnership with the PGA of America. Club Car will continue its Presenting Sponsorship, which began in 1993, of the PGA Professional National Championship and the 41 PGA Section...

  • Friday, June 26, 2015
  • Qualifying for PGA PNC a "cool deal" for Greensboro instructor Chris Haarlow

    Like most players in the field this week, Greensboro's Chris Haarlow doesn't get to play as much as he'd like. So, he says, getting to compete against the best of his PGA brethren is a real treat.

  • Monday, June 22, 2015
  • 2015 PGA Professional National Championship field

    The 2015 PGA Professional National Championship field (as of June 26, 2015): Zach ABELS, Twin Falls, ID John ABER, Pittsburgh, PA Mitch ADAMS, Troy, NC Don ALLAN, Mount Holly, NJ Colin AMARAL, Port St. Lucie, FL Matt ARVANITIS, Hooksett, NH John BACHMAN, Louisville, KY Matt BAIRD,...