PGA News Archive

Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Before Sahalee, seven women's golf majors played in Northwest
The first professional women's major golf tournament was the 1930 Women's Western Open. Except at the time, it did not know it was a major. It wasn't declared one until the LPGA Tour was founded 20 years later.
Jack Nicklaus celebrates 50 years of PGA Membership
Today, June, 1, 2016, is a special day in the history of Jack Nicklaus, as it marks his 50th anniversary as a PGA of America member.
PGA Professional Dave McNabb wins $100,000 in Phila. PGA Classic
  PHILADELPHIA – It was a phenomenal day for one lucky golfer at Sunnybrook Golf Club.   One hundred thirty-seven professionals and 11 amateurs teed off Tuesday at the Haverford Trust Philadelphia PGA Classic, but
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Gigantic alligator stomps across Florida golf course
  We've all seen plenty of shots of alligators on golf courses.
Former NHL star's friend goes swimming after golf shot miscue
Whether you're for or against cell phones on the golf course can we all agree that having the capability to capture your friend on video as he or she is about to do something with the potential to be wildly entertaining is priceless?
Jim Boeheim at Turning Stone, site of PGA Professional Champ
Jim Boeheim, Syracuse basketball coach, talks about the role golf has played in his life, including coaching golf, and Turning Stone resort, site of this year's PGA Professional Championship in late June, where the top-20 finishers earn a berth into the PGA Championship in July at Baltusrol.
PGA Professional Media Day: Derek Sprague and Karen Paolozzi
PGA of America President Derek Sprague and Karen Paolozzi, assistant pro at Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta, who is competing in this year's PGA Professional Championship discuss the event, its impact and excitement, and beyond.
Extensive Salahee knowledge not required to win KPMG Women's PGA
SAMMAMISH, Wash. -- The best male golfers in the world have tested Sahalee Country Club, and next week it will be the womens' turn in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
Monday, May 30, 2016
PrimeSport Signs Multi-Year Partnership with PGA of America
Sunday, May 29, 2016
What's in the winners' bags for the week of May 29, 2016
  What equipment did Jordan Spieth, Rocco Mediate and the week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Winning drivers and putters on the PGA Tour in the 2015-16 season
Each week of the 2015-16 PGA Tour season, we're tracking the drivers and putters that triumph on the PGA Tour and will see who chalks up the most victories over the course of the campaign.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Harbor Shores golf course review | Benton Harbor, Mich. |
Major championship golf courses are special. They’re even more special when the general public can get a tee time.
Denmark’s No. 1 Player Accepts Special Exemption To 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
Sunday, May 22, 2016
What's in the winners' bags for the week of May 22, 2016
  What equipment did Sergio Garcia and Rory McIlroy use to achieve victory?
Two-time PGA Professional champ Roger Watson inducted into High Point Hall of Fame
HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Quality prevailed over quantity at the induction of the second class into the High Point University Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday night.
Friday, May 20, 2016
Jack Nicklaus's famous Harbor Shores putt
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- The Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid takes place next week at Harbor Shores.
Golfers pitch in to help one of their own save Spring Lake Golf Resort
  SPRING LAKE, Fla. – Edd Vowels and his friends have been playing at Spring Lake Golf Resort for years, so they heard that Wauchula State Bank had planned to shut it down by mid-May.   "Somebody had to step u
Volunteers plant grass to hasten Winter Park golf course renovation
  WINTER PARK, Fla. – As they shake out fistfuls of faded green-brown Bermuda-grass sprigs over the sand, a small group of volunteers and city employees ready the 101-year-old Winter Park Country Club & Golf Course in preparation for its reopeni
Thursday, May 19, 2016 and The PGA of America honor African-American golf pioneers
Editor's Note: To commemorate Black History Month 2015, and The PGA of America have put together this special section spotlighting some of golf's African-American heroes, focusing on those with a close connection to The PGA.
With National Black Golf Hall of Fame, Dunovant keeps father's legacy alive
PGA Professional Jeff Dunovant has a full-time job as Head Golf Professional at Charlie Yates Golf Course in Atlanta. He's also the assistant director of The First Tee program.