Met PGA Professionals serve as busy hosts of Play Golf America Experience

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PGA of America Officers gather for the PGA of America Play Golf America Experience outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York City, Tuesday, September 7, 2010.


Published: Tuesday, September 07, 2010 | 4:25 p.m.

Metropolitan PGA Professionals, led by Rob Labritz of GlenArbor Golf Club in Bedford Hills, N.Y., the Low PGA Club Professional in the 92nd PGA Championship, played “hosts on Wall Street,” Sept. 7, giving more than 100 free lessons in a Play Golf America event conducted at the New York Stock Exchange Experience Square in New York City.

The Play Golf America event featured PGA Professional Michael Breed, host of Golf Channel’s popular “The Golf Fix,” and offered visitors free lessons in a golf simulator, a PGA video swing analysis station and a 15 x 17 putting green outside the New York Stock Exchange. All golf equipment was courtesy of TaylorMade Golf.

The event followed the news conference where United States Ryder Cup Captain Corey Pavin announced his four selections to complete the 2010 U.S. Team.

U.S. Ryder Cup Assistant Captain Tom Lehman, the 2010 Senior PGA Champion, conducted a golf lesson at Experience Square, while visitors also had the opportunity to participate in a Closest to the Hole Contest in the Full Swing simulator, with the chance to win one of four TaylorMade Open Championship staff golf bags used by Lehman, PGA Champion Martin Kaymer, Simon Chan and Martin Laird.