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LAS VEGAS – The PGA Fashion Experience at the Venetian began on Tuesday morning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and mimosa toast by PGA of America Secretary Paul Levy, PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions Senior Vice President and General Manager Ed Several and Southwest PGA Se
Metropolitan PGA Professional Rob Labritz Finishes Week in Wisconsin as Low PGA Club Professional
Rob Labritz discovered early Sunday morning that there is something special for earning the right to play the weekend in the 92nd PGA Championship, and finishing as the Low PGA Club Professional in the Season’s Final Major. A small present – a pink ribbon – was left in his car as he prepared to d
18 Aug 2010 - 9:51am - 0 Comments
Martin Kaymer the Lone Survivor of 92nd PGA Championship
There are more than 1,000 bunkers scattered about the Straits course at Whistling Straits, so many that not even the maintenance staff has counted them all. Perhaps it was fitting that only one – a wispy patch of sand trampled by spectators through a tumultuous Sunday – played a pivotal role in d
18 Aug 2010 - 9:40am - 0 Comments
Top Brands Return, Buyer Pre-Registration Increases and Paul Azinger Headlines at Next Week's PGA Fall Expo
Next week's PGA Fall Expo is expected to draw more influential buyers and business leaders to the industry's annual marketplace that has attracted the renewed participation of golf's top brands among some 200 vendors during Las Vegas "fashion week" at the Venetian Resort Casino Hotel, August 16-18.
10 Aug 2010 - 4:44pm - 0 Comments
Countdown to Whistling Straits: Meet the Top 20 PGA Professionals - Part 4
The 92nd PGA Championship field features 20 PGA Professionals who earned a berth through the 43rd PGA Professional National Championship, June 27-30, at French Lick (Ind.) Resort. PGA NEWS follows the path of the 20 to Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis., and today continues a four-part series that
10 Aug 2010 - 4:40pm - 0 Comments
PGA Community Relations Youth Clinic, Touching Multiple Charitable Organizations
Approximately 215 youth representing 35 Greater Milwaukee charitable organizations visited Whistling Straits Monday while getting expert golf instruction by a PGA Professional. What made this year's PGA Community Relations Youth Golf Clinic – hosted on the Irish Course – that more special is the
10 Aug 2010 - 4:35pm - 0 Comments
Golf Provides 38,000 Jobs in Wisconsin, $2.4 Billion in Total Economic Impact
While the sports world is focused upon Whistling Straits this week for the Season"s Final Major, The PGA of America announced the results of Wisconsin"s Golf Economy Report that underscores the significant impact the game has on the state of Wisconsin. While events such as the PGA Championship pr
10 Aug 2010 - 4:34pm - 0 Comments
A Snapshot For All Time: 20 PGA Club Professionals Gather for Historic Photo
Waking up at the crack of dawn Tuesday to take part in a group photo at Whistling Straits had more than a little significance for Bruce Smith of Frisco, Texas.
10 Aug 2010 - 4:29pm - 0 Comments
Record International Assault Set for 92nd PGA Championship
Six years ago, golf's premier players navigated their way around the Straits on Lake Michigan, and found that Whistling Straits was worthy of serving as a respected new player on the roster of major championship venues.
10 Aug 2010 - 4:16pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Junior Ryder Cup team unveiled, features 12 top boys and girls
Denny McCarthy of Burtonsville, Md., and Cassy Isagawa of Wailuku, Hawaii will lead the 2010 United States Junior Ryder Cup Team against Europe in the 2010 Junior Ryder Cup, Sept.
7 Aug 2010 - 5:43pm - 3 Comments
Wronowski blog: Fabulous finish to a memorable week at Sycamore Hills
Wow, what a great week and very exciting finish to the 35th Junior PGA Championship. The weather today (Thursday) was absolutely perfect and the course conditions were right for great scoring.
5 Aug 2010 - 6:15pm - 0 Comments
McCarthy and Isagawa capture titles in 35th Junior PGA Championship
The final round of the 35th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour was punctuated Thursday by a three-hole playoff that saw Cassy Isagawa of Wailuku, Hawaii, emerge as the girls' division champion, while Denny McCarthy of Burtonsville, Md., claimed the boys' division title by three stroke
5 Aug 2010 - 4:59pm - 0 Comments
Schniederjans and Roig set 36-hole pace at Junior PGA Championship
After heavy rains canceled second-round play Tuesday, Oliver Schniederjans of Powder Springs, Ga., shot 3-under-par 69 Wednesday to take a three-stroke lead over Denny McCarthy of Burtonsville, Md., in the boys' division of the 35th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour. Schniederjan
4 Aug 2010 - 10:08pm - 0 Comments
Local youth treated to instruction and golf at Junior PGA Championship
Youth from the Fort Wayne area were treated to expert instruction from PGA Professionals and world-class junior golf on Wednesday at Sycamore Hills Golf Club during the second round of the 35th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour. More than 200 local children from the YMCA, Lifetim
4 Aug 2010 - 5:55pm - 0 Comments
Wronowski blog: Relentless rain puts a halt to play at Sycamore Hills
Well, even the best laid plans can come unraveled due to Mother Nature. We began on time at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday morning and had to stop at 8:30.
3 Aug 2010 - 7:16pm - 0 Comments
2010 Ryder Cup Points Team Standings (as of 08/01/10)
Eight U.S. Team members will be determined following the 92nd PGA Championship, Aug. 15, at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.; U.S. Ryder Cup Team Captain Corey Pavin will make his four remaining selections on Sept. 7. U. S.
3 Aug 2010 - 4:34pm - 0 Comments
Seven PGA Professionals Enhance Skills With Certified Professional Program
With the latest rounds of the PGA Proficiency Test completed at the end of June, seven PGA Professionals received nine certifications from The Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA) Certified Professional Program. The PGA Certified Professional Program is an online educational curricu
3 Aug 2010 - 4:29pm - 0 Comments
The PGA of America Announces Latest Master Professional Program Graduates
The Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America is pleased to announce that six PGA Professionals have graduated from the PGA Master Professional Program. Since the program's inception, 333 PGA Professionals have graduated from the Master Professional Program.
3 Aug 2010 - 4:27pm - 0 Comments
PGA Fall Expo Offers Complimentary Career Fair to Build Golf Employment in 2010
The complimentary PGA Fall Expo Career Fair returns in 2010 to connect qualified industry professionals with job opportunities at some of the most recognized companies in golf, August 17-18, at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Located right on the show floor in Booth 1035, t
3 Aug 2010 - 4:25pm - 0 Comments
Countdown to Whistling Straits: Meet the Top 20 PGA Professionals - Part 3
The 92nd PGA Championship field features 20 PGA Professionals who earned a berth through the 43rd PGA Professional National Championship, June 27-30, at French Lick (Ind.) Resort. PGA NEWS follows the path of the 20 to Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis., and today continues a four-part series that
3 Aug 2010 - 4:20pm - 0 Comments