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Althea Gibson was a natural athlete who attempted many sports without any instruction and yet excelled. Born the daughter of a South Carolina sharecropper -- and a generation behind legendary Babe Zaharias -- Gibson became one of the most gifted African-American woman athletes in history.
Jim Dent: From caddie to champion
In the 1950s, Jim Dent was a rangy black kid knocking golf balls around The Hill, a course in a poor Augusta, Ga., neighborhood with crude holes carved out by hand. One kid had a discarded 5-iron, another had a putter, another a wedge.
16 Feb 2015 - 1:05pm - 0 Comments
Raulerson, Pleczkowski grab Match Play seeds
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Charles Raulerson of Fleming Island, Florida, and Jake Pleczkowski of Siasconset, Massachusetts, each fired a 7-under-par 65 Monday at PGA Golf Club to share medalist honors and grab the respective No.
9 Feb 2015 - 6:39pm - 0 Comments
Joe Louis: Fighter for golf diversity
Joe Louis Barrow, one of the greatest boxing champions in history, may have retired from the ring in 1951, but he kept fighting – for diversity in golf, a game which he had fallen in love with decades earlier.
9 Feb 2015 - 11:20am - 0 Comments
4. 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.
2 Feb 2015 - 8:45am - 0 Comments
PGA Winter Championships resume with PGA Senior-Junior Championship
The PGA Winter Championships presented by Premier Golf and GOLF ADVISOR resume Tuesday, Jan. 27, at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida, with the 56th PGA Senior-Junior Championship.
26 Jan 2015 - 4:53pm - 0 Comments
National award-winners headline 2014 PGA of America Year in Review show
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- “The 2014 PGA of America Year in Review: PGA Professionals Driving the Game Forward,” debuts Monday, Dec. 15 from 10 to 11 p.m. ET (7-8 p.m. PT).
15 Dec 2014 - 10:42am - 0 Comments
Full Golf Event Schedule: PGA championships, PGA Tour and more
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- “The 2014 PGA of America Year in Review: PGA Professionals Driving the Game Forward,” debuts Monday, Dec. 15 from 10 to 11 p.m. ET (7-8 p.m. PT).
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Thanks Charlie Sifford
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- “The 2014 PGA of America Year in Review: PGA Professionals Driving the Game Forward,” debuts Monday, Dec. 15 from 10 to 11 p.m. ET (7-8 p.m. PT).
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Eighty qualify for 2015 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Eighty junior golfers representing 30 U.S.
7 Oct 2014 - 3:11pm - 0 Comments
PGA of America to host third annual Sports Diversity & Inclusion Symposium in October
10 Sep 2014 - 12:27pm - 0 Comments
Jeff Price named Chief Commercial Officer of the PGA of America
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.  - Jeff Price, former president and publisher of Sporting News, who also served as president of SI Digital and head of sponsorships for MasterCard, has been named the Chief Commercial Officer of the PGA of America.
23 Jun 2014 - 11:02am - 0 Comments
President Bill Clinton receives 2014 PGA Distinguished Service Award
17 Jun 2014 - 9:46pm - 0 Comments
KPMG Women's PGA Championship transcript: Pete Bevacqua, Mike Whan, John Veihmeyer, Mike McCarley, Stacy Lewis, Kraig Kann
JULIUS MASON: Ladies and gentlemen, we are in Studio 8H at the renowned home of Saturday Night Live where you will hear about a new chapter in sports history and entertainment. But first, we have some very special guests joining us that I'd like you to meet.
29 May 2014 - 1:11pm - 0 Comments
PGA of America, LPGA, KPMG join forces for KPMG Women's PGA Championship
NEW YORK -- KPMG, the PGA of America, and the LPGA on Thursday announced the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, and the creation of a multi-faceted program focused on the development, advancement, and empowerment of women on and off the golf course.
29 May 2014 - 7:52am - 0 Comments
Kohki Idoki tees off from hotel
2013 Senior PGA Champion Kohki Idoki teed it up from the top of a hotel on Thursday afternoon as part of the 2014 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid media day.
24 Apr 2014 - 3:50pm - 0 Comments
Valhalla Golf Club inducted into Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Valhalla Golf Club, home to some of the game's most dramatic major championships and the site of the last victorious United States Ryder Cup Team, has been selected to a rare berth in the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame.
12 Mar 2014 - 11:02am - 0 Comments
Dottie Pepper's new mission: Growing Golf
Dottie Pepper has always been passionate about golf.
12 Mar 2014 - 10:31am - 0 Comments
Sowards wins PGA Stroke Play Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Bob Sowards of Dublin, Ohio, made five birdies in seven holes midway through the final round Thursday and went on to win the PGA Stroke Play Championship for a record fourth time.
7 Feb 2014 - 9:50am - 0 Comments
PGA and Golf Channel partner with Game Golf
ORLANDO, FL - (January 22, 2014) - GAME GOLF today announced a joint partnership with the PGA of America and Golf Channel, two of the most influential forces in all of golf, to revolutionize the way golfers play, compete, socialize and improve their game.
3 Feb 2014 - 11:28am - 0 Comments