Imagine playing 126 holes of golf in one day -- that's seven complete rounds -- and doing it on a sultry September day in Port St. Lucie, Fla., when the heat index is well over 100 degrees.
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
Virginia's Creighton Farms, River Creek Club named sites to host 2011 Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Creighton Farms of Aldie, Va., and River Creek Club of Leesburg, Va., have been named co-hosts of the 23rd Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz, Oct.
22 Feb 2011 - 3:42pm - 0 Comments
Bob Boyd, former National Champion, loses battle with Leukemia
Former PGA Professional National Champion Bob Boyd of Wilmington, N.C., died Feb. 21, after a five-year battle with leukemia. Boyd had undergone a third bone marrow transplant in mid-January at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill, but his body rejected it. He was 55.
22 Feb 2011 - 3:32pm - 0 Comments
Sammons discusses pioneer DeVoe as PGA marks Black History Month
To celebrate Black History Month, The PGA of America hosted historian and New York University Professor Dr. Jeffrey T. Sammons on Feb. 17, as he turned back the clock and revisited the life and times of famed African-American Golf Professional Jimmie DeVoe.
18 Feb 2011 - 5:37pm - 1 Comments
Powell marks Black History Month at NBA game, on ABC TV’s "GMA"
PGA/LPGA Professional Renee Powell of East Canton, Ohio, spent a busy weekend celebrating Black History Month and marking the 65th anniversary year of her family-owned Clearview Golf Club. Powell was a guest on ABC's "Good Morning America," Feb.
18 Feb 2011 - 5:30pm - 0 Comments
For Your Game: New technology to boost performance
What new technology has come on the scene to help you for the 2011 season? Find out right here.
9 Feb 2011 - 1:20pm - 0 Comments
For Your Game: Look your best out on the course
Want to look your best as you hit the course for the 2011 season? Catch all the hottest trends right here.
9 Feb 2011 - 1:17pm - 0 Comments
For Your Game: The hottest new accessories
Catch all the hottest accessories to help you play and look your best during the 2011 season right here!
9 Feb 2011 - 1:11pm - 0 Comments
PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance earns 'Top 100 Golf Practice Facilities in America' Award
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance, in Port St. Lucie, Fla., was named by Golf Range Magazine to its "Top 100 Golf Practice Facilities in America" list for the 12th consecutive year.
9 Feb 2011 - 11:22am - 0 Comments
PGA World Alliance rallies with Relief Donations of $39,000 in support of members affected by Australian Flood
9 Feb 2011 - 11:19am - 0 Comments
2011 PGA Grand Slam of Golf to grant first alternate status to defending champion
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The 29th PGA Grand Slam of Golf, to be contested Oct. 18-19, in Bermuda, will become the first in event history to grant its defending champion No.
9 Feb 2011 - 11:13am - 0 Comments
Benchmark California winery named the Official Wine Of The PGA of America
9 Feb 2011 - 11:10am - 0 Comments
For Your Game: Find the right clubs for 2011!
Want to make sure you have the best clubs in your bag for the 2011 season? We have all the tips you need.
9 Feb 2011 - 11:04am - 0 Comments