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For the second consecutive year, Maureen 'Mo' Spada of Sunset Beach, N.C., recorded the most golf rounds played in the Carolinas by a female, according to Carolinas Golf Association records. And her 2016 total crushed her mark from 2015.
Jason Gore makes albatross on the 18th at Torrey Pines
Jason Gore was 2 over on his day when he pounded his tee shot down the fairway on the par-5 18th. Then he grabbed his fairway metal and took aim at the pin. Double eagle anyone?  
30 Jan 2016 - 2:50pm - 0 Comments
Pinehurst PGA Professional holes best "three-putt" you'll ever see
It doesn't happen often, but every now and again you stumble upon a truly "wow" type of golf video... or a friend in the business hits up your inbox with one. Folks, this is one of those.
29 Jan 2016 - 10:19am - 0 Comments
Lynn Swann: Next generation is the key to growing the game
When it comes to growing the game of golf, PGA of America Board Member Lynn Swann is fully in favor of the youth movement sweeping tournament golf right now.
29 Jan 2016 - 8:54am - 0 Comments
Growing golf involves PGA Professionals, equipment manufacturers and the public
Win on Sunday, sell on Monday? Maybe that's an oversimplification of the correlation between PGA Tour viewership and golf product sales. But despite the number of variables involved, there's a way to "connect the dots" in a way that grows the game.
28 Jan 2016 - 1:38pm - 0 Comments
New book on PGA of America's history focuses on 'life's lessons'
Today's PGA Professionals share a common foundation that stretches all the way back to Scotland and Allan Robertson, the first golf professional. And the growth of the game directly relates to the love of the sport, particularly as the PGA of America celebrates its centennial in 2016.
28 Jan 2016 - 9:47am - 0 Comments
Lee Trevino has the utmost respect for PGA Professionals
Lee Trevino was inducted into the PGA of America Hall of Fame for his on-course achivements, but he realizes that if not for a few big breaks, he might be attending this year's PGA Merchandise Show in a different capacity.
27 Jan 2016 - 1:36pm - 0 Comments
PGA Merchandise Show: Special tartan created for PGA of America centennial
A new tartan plaid designed specifically for the PGA of America's centennial celebration was unveiled Wednesday morning at the Visit Scotland booth, and PGA Honorary President Allen Wronowski was one of the first to receive a swatch.
27 Jan 2016 - 11:51am - 0 Comments
Golf, and the PGA, link three generations of Justin Thomas' family
  Click here to return to complete coverage of the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show   ORLANDO – With the PGA of America kicking off the celebration of its Centennial
27 Jan 2016 - 10:50am - 0 Comments
2016 Farmers Insurance Open: Five players to watch
Ah. One of our favorite stops on the PGA Tour this week -- the Farmers Insurance Open at breathtaking Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif.
27 Jan 2016 - 10:03am - 0 Comments
PGA of America's Centennial tees off in style at Demo Day
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. -- The PGA of America officially opened the celebration of its Centennial Tuesday with a ceremonial tee shot featuring representatives from the Association’s 41 nationwide PGA Sections.
26 Jan 2016 - 2:51pm - 0 Comments
College student holes full-court putt, wins $500
OK, in terms of degree of difficulty, I'd have to imagine that holing a full-court putt on a basketball court -- given the speed and precision required to do so -- is a heck of a lot more difficult than draining a full-court shot with a basketball.
26 Jan 2016 - 11:05am - 0 Comments
Lexi Thompson named Official Ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2016) -- LPGA star Lexi Thompson was named an Official Ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf at the 63rd PGA Merchandise Show Outdoor Demo Day today.
26 Jan 2016 - 9:58am - 0 Comments
PGA of America to showcase PGA Professionals throughout special 100-Day Centennial Celebration
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25 Jan 2016 - 1:58pm - 0 Comments
Jason Dufner's "Escape from Alcatraz" paves way for sudden-death victory at CareerBuilder Challenge
  Jason Dufner earned his first PGA Tour victory since 2013 on Sunday with an overtime triumph over David Lingmerth in the CareerBuilder Challenge.
24 Jan 2016 - 8:38pm - 0 Comments
PGA Merchandise Show: Sunday's live updates
Here's what's happening Sunday at the PGA Merchandise Show:  
24 Jan 2016 - 3:40pm - 0 Comments
WATCH: Rickie Fowler's chip-in at 17 to clinch his Abu Dhabi win
Clinging to a one-shot lead Sunday at the Abu Dhabi Championship, Rickie Fowler needed a momentum swing down the stretch. And boy did he ever get one.
24 Jan 2016 - 10:53am - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson holes out for fourth time this week
Phil Mickelson is deadly with a wedge in his hand -- this is nothing groundbreaking. In the third round of the CareerBuilder Challenge on Saturday, Mickelson holed out for the fourth time this week.
23 Jan 2016 - 4:30pm - 0 Comments
Another ace for an amateur at the CareerBuilder Challenge
For the second time in as many days on the same hole, an amateur player at the CareerBuilder Challenge has made a hole-in-one. Playing the 168-yard, par-3 13th hole at PGA West's Stadium Course in Saturday's third round, amateur Jeff Ellis snagged an ace:
23 Jan 2016 - 4:00pm - 0 Comments
Chesson Hadley gets in on the eaglefest at La Quinta
There are eagles to be had at La Quinta this week, and Chesson Hadley wants in on the action. After taking a double-bogey at the par-3 17th, watch Hadley earn his redemption with this approach shot on the par-4, 426-yard 18th:  
22 Jan 2016 - 5:09pm - 0 Comments