SPOKANE, Wash. -- On a Friday in January, Manito Country Club sent a release to its members that longtime pro Steve Prugh was retiring.
Ball headlines inductees into PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame
29 Mar 2011 - 3:44pm - 0 Comments
PGA Museum of Golf Speaker Series to feature 100-year-old Errie Ball
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Errie Ball, 100, the only surviving player from the inaugural Masters in 1934, will be the next featured speaker in the PGA Museum of Golf Speaker Series, on Wed., April 6, at 5:30 p.m.
22 Mar 2011 - 3:01pm - 0 Comments
Play Golf America University continues to host check presentations
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- St. Patrick's Day was a lucky day for Grambling State University in Louisiana as they were presented with a $25,000 check on behalf of 2010 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Corey Pavin.
22 Mar 2011 - 2:55pm - 0 Comments
Sixteen major champions among early entries to 72nd Senior PGA Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Defending Champion Tom Lehman leads a group of 16 major champions who own a combined 31 titles among the early entries for the 72nd Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, May 24-29, at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.
22 Mar 2011 - 2:45pm - 0 Comments
PGA, LPGA Professionals offer free golf club fittings in April
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- More and more golfers are recognizing that properly fit clubs are the key to improving their golf game, and, ultimately, having more fun on the course.
22 Mar 2011 - 2:29pm - 0 Comments
JoAnne Carner leads fourth annual Women's Golf Day
World Golf Hall of Fame and LPGA Hall of Fame Member JoAnne Carner kicked off a fun-filled afternoon of golf instruction, during the 4th Annual Women's Play Golf America Day, at the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on March 13.
16 Mar 2011 - 8:38am - 0 Comments
Ninety-Three individuals form latest class to graduate from PGA Professional Golf Management Program
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Ninety-three graduates, representing 34 states, comprised the most recent class to advance through the PGA Professional Golf Management Program. The graduates were honored in ceremonies conducted March 8, at the PGA Education Center in Port St.
16 Mar 2011 - 8:33am - 0 Comments
American Express renews partnership with The PGA of America
16 Mar 2011 - 8:31am - 0 Comments
Green continues comeback at 72nd Senior PGA Championiship Presented by Kitchenaid
15 Mar 2011 - 3:58pm - 0 Comments
PGA of America extends partnership with Antigua through 2012
9 Mar 2011 - 8:47am - 0 Comments
Busy PGA Museum of golf speaker series to feature 1958 PGA Champion Dow Finsterwald
Dow Finsterwald, the 1958 PGA Champion and 1977 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain, and legendary sports historian Dr. Harvey Frommer, are the respective featured speakers, March 16 and 17, at the PGA Museum of Golf Speaker Series at PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
9 Mar 2011 - 8:43am - 0 Comments
Georgia golf study: Game drives $2.4 billion into state's economy
ATLANTA -- With 401 golf facilities and multiple championship golf tournaments conducted in the state each year, golf is appropriately "on Georgia's mind" as a key industry contributing to the vitality of its economy from employment, capital investment, tourism, significant chari
8 Mar 2011 - 7:45am - 1 Comments
Golf producer Chirkinian receives '96 PGA Distinguished Service Award
Note: This is the story released by The PGA of America in 1996, when Frank Chirkinian received the PGA Distinguished Service Award.
5 Mar 2011 - 2:35pm - 0 Comments
Folds of Honor 2011 Scholarship application deadline approaching
TULSA, Okla. -- There are more than 220,000 dependents of fallen and wounded military service men and women from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts alone (as of February, 2011), and 85 percent do not qualify for federal educational assistance.
3 Mar 2011 - 7:26am - 0 Comments
Former PGA of America National Award winner Will Reilly named PGA Junior Golf Development Manager
1 Mar 2011 - 3:50pm - 2 Comments
Pavin, Furyk present checks toward Play Golf America programs
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Over the past two weeks, four Play Golf America University programs from coast-to-coast have hosted check presentations on behalf of 2010 U.S. Ryder Cup Team members.
1 Mar 2011 - 3:44pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III visits PGA Headquarters
Had he not been a professional golfer, Davis Love III didn't ponder long what he would be doing in life. "I think that I would probably have been a back country hunting guide," said Love. "I would definitely be spending a lot of time outdoors."
1 Mar 2011 - 9:44am - 1 Comments
Minority Report: University of Maryland Eastern Shore
In January 2008, with great pride, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in the quaint town of Princess Anne became the first historically black college accredited by the PGA of America to offer the PGA Golf Management University Program to its students.
24 Feb 2011 - 12:35pm - 0 Comments
New York University Professor chronicles the life of PGA Professional Jimmie Devoe
New York University Professor Dr. Jeffrey T. Sammons shared his research of the life and career of African-American PGA Professional Jimmie DeVoe during appearances Feb. 17, at the PGA Museum of Golf in Port St. Lucie, Fla., and at PGA of America Headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens.
22 Feb 2011 - 3:48pm - 0 Comments