The PGA of America
The PGA of America is made up of more than 30,000 PGA of America Golf Professionals who are ready to help you further your love for the game of golf. Whether you’re a beginner, a PGA TOUR or LPGA Pro, or like most—somewhere in between, our mission is to help you navigate your golf journey so that you can take it as far as you want to go.
No matter what your skill level or how you play, you are a golfer. And the PGA of America is here to help you make the most of your golf journey. We seek to establish a fundamental relationship with every golfer, and build on that relationship to give you the resources you need to help you achieve your goals.
One of our most notable contributions to the world of golf is the hosting of the Ryder Cup and our championship events – the PGA Championship, KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, and KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship. We take pride in delivering these high-level events showcasing the world’s most elite golfers to an eager audience of everyday golfers and
Much of what we love about our work is that we get to connect with people from all backgrounds. We are deeply committed to bringing greater inclusion to the sport, to the golf industry’s workforce, and to the supply chain so more people can discover the joy of playing golf.
We believe golf teaches valuable lessons, not just about the fundamentals of golf but also about life.
Golf brings people together. It lends perspective. It gets you outdoors and helps you reconnect with the beauty of nature.
There are so many ways in which a journey in golf can positively impact your life. Here at the PGA of America, we stand ready to help you discover how it can enrich yours.
John Lindert, PGA, President
Don Rea, PGA, Vice President
Nathan Charnes, PGA, Secretary
Jim Richerson, PGA, Honorary President
Seth Waugh, CEO