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Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity for quality family time on the golf course. Rather than gifting dad a day on the golf course with himself or his friends, the PGA of America is encouraging families to play a few holes or visit the driving range together on June 21.
Playing with the Pros after only 5 lessons!
2 Jul 2014 - 10:48pm
Experiences Shared and Connections Forged
As a PGA Golf Professional, I believe there are a number of benefits to taking up the game of golf.
30 Jun 2014 - 9:53am
Looking Forward
Join the fun and test your golf skills in the 2014 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship! Thousands of participants have already signed up to compete, and with Local Qualifying Sites throughout all 50 states, this is a great opportunity to be part of the action.
30 Jun 2014 - 9:47am
There’s something magical about team sports for youth
25 Jun 2014 - 6:26pm
Knocking the Rust Off of Your Game
Golf, much like life, is a game of transitions.  While playing a round of golf you make transitions all the time.  Going from a short hole, to a long hole.
21 Jun 2014 - 8:18am
Golf Teaches Life's Most Valuable Skills
Earlier this year, my Grandpa Lafe passed away.  He was, still is, one of my heroes.  He was a proud WWII veteran and a member of the “greatest generation.”  Sadly, every day, we lose more members of his generation.  Besides being witty, a great speaker and gift
21 Jun 2014 - 8:08am
Take the Next Step
Earlier this year, my Grandpa Lafe passed away.  He was, still is, one of my heroes.  He was a proud WWII veteran and a member of the “greatest generation.”  Sadly, every day, we lose more members of his generation.  Besides being witty, a great speaker and gift
18 Jun 2014 - 5:39pm
You Don’t Have to Master the Game to Enjoy It
Golf is not as hard as one may think, contrary to popular belief. Yes, it is more difficult to play at a very high level, but to participate in a sport where you can have fun with friends and family does not require a mastery of the skills.
14 Jun 2014 - 12:27am
How to Pick the Perfect Outfit for the Golf Course
The first question I ask when attending an event or party is, “What should I wear?” So, it’s no surprise that most women experience some anxiety when putting together their first golf outfit.
14 Jun 2014 - 12:25am
Learning On Course is Key to Comfort and Confidence
In my career as a PGA Professional, I’ve given hundreds of introductory and small group clinics.  Some teachers enjoy working more with established players, but like many PGA Professionals I’ve always enjoyed working with someone new to the game.&nb
6 Jun 2014 - 10:49pm
PGA Professional’s Touching Letter to Dad
Dear Dad, It came to light a couple of days ago that I didn’t know what motivated you to get the family together 54 years ago to go to the local driving range to take golf lessons.
6 Jun 2014 - 10:35pm
Summer is the Perfect Time to Introduce Your Kids to Golf
What child doesn’t look forward to summer arriving?  School typically is on break from classes, warmer weather provides us with great opportunities to be outside and multiple activities such as swimming and team sports fill the days.  But how many ti
31 May 2014 - 12:48am
How to Share Your Love of the Game
Golf is a wonderful game and often most enjoyed among friends.  You may in fact have a couple of friends that you would like to join you on the golf course, but they have little to no golf experience.  The question is what is the best way to introduce thes
31 May 2014 - 12:42am
Discover the Game ... and love it for life
Get Golf Ready is undoubtedly one of the best programs the golf industry has implemented in many years.  It is a fun, inexpensive and non-intimidating way to get introduced to the game of golf.  The price point varies by market, but most programs start at
26 May 2014 - 9:24am
Staying Positive on the Golf Course
Think about it… There’s really only one great golfer I can think of whose outbursts on course have led him to a great game and career, and that is, Tiger Woods.
26 May 2014 - 9:16am
Getting Started on the Putting Green
Are you new to the game of golf? I bet one of your first thoughts is if I want to play golf, I need to go to the driving range. That is the typical thought. It is believed that if you want to learn to play golf you have to start at the driving range.
18 May 2014 - 10:31pm
Don't be Afraid to Tee It Forward
Unless you don’t read or listen to golf coverage of any kind, you have heard about the push to grow the game of golf.  Efforts to make the game more user-friendly through initiatives like Get Golf Ready and last year’s “While We’re Young” promotion are exampl
11 May 2014 - 10:16pm
Golf as an Employee Retention Tool
I recently read an article targeted directly at HR Directors and leaders of major employers.  The author talked about the “five factors that highly engaged workplaces have in common.”  Among the list, terms like alignment, social fulfillment opportunities, belonging, and
11 May 2014 - 10:06pm
Making Magic on a Team
6 May 2014 - 11:51pm