PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA of America announced that 19 PGA Professionals have completed the requirements to achieve advanced certification through the PGA Certified Professional Program 2.0 (CPP 2.0), a valuable achievement that is aimed at further enhancin
Ryder Cup Captain's picks official transcript
JULIUS MASON: Good morning, everyone, I am the PGA of America's Julius Mason, and I would like to welcome those of you joining us on the phone lines from around the world and those of you right here at the New York Stock Exchange for the United States Ryder Cup Captain's pick news conference.
7 Sep 2010 - 12:30pm - 0 Comments
Captain Pavin picks Tiger, Cink, Johnson and Fowler
NEW YORK – Ending months of speculation, Team USA Captain Corey Pavin completed his 12-man Ryder Cup team on Tuesday by selecting Tiger Woods, Stewart Cink, Zach Johnson and Rickie Fowler with his four captain’s picks. Pavin, seated between three of his four assistant captains -- Tom Lehman, Davi
7 Sep 2010 - 11:57am - 0 Comments
President George W. Bush kicks off Patriot Golf Day weekend
President George W. Bush played golf today at Ridgewood Country Club in Waco, Texas with disabled Staff Sgt. Heath Calhoun to kick off Patriot Golf Day weekend benefiting Folds of Honor Foundation and its scholarship program for the families of wounded and disabled soldiers.
3 Sep 2010 - 12:32pm - 6 Comments
PGA Champ Kaymer visits New York, rings opening bell at NASDAQ
Germany's Martin Kaymer, the newly crowned 2010 PGA Champion, paid a visit Tuesday to New York City in the aftermath of his breakthrough victory at the 92nd PGA Championship earlier this month.
24 Aug 2010 - 4:25pm - 2 Comments
Countdown to The Celtic Manor for the 38th Ryder Cup
The 38th Ryder Cup, which will be conducted Oct. 1-3, makes its first appearance in Wales at the Celtic Manor's Twenty Ten Course near Newport, Wales.
18 Aug 2010 - 10:28am - 0 Comments
Record Attendance at PGA Learning Center Presented by American Express Highlights Week
A record 50,700 spectators visited the PGA Learning Center presented by American Express, which was 8,700 more than attended in 2009 at Hazeltine National Golf Club.
18 Aug 2010 - 10:24am - 0 Comments
Ernie Els Rises to Top in Close Duel For PGA Player of the Year Award
Ernie Els is making a bid toward earning his first PGA Player of the Year Award, while also leading one of the tightest races in many years for the Vardon Trophy. The PGA of America's two prestigious season-ending awards for excellence by a Tour professional will come down to the consistency of e
18 Aug 2010 - 10:19am - 0 Comments
Legendary Billy Casper Gives Emotional, Heartfelt Acceptance to 2010 PGA Distinguished Service Award
Trailing Arnold Palmer by seven strokes after 63 holes of the 1966 U.S.
18 Aug 2010 - 10:14am - 0 Comments
With Eight of 12 Team Members in Place, Evaluations Continue for U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Corey Pavin
Part of the work to identify who will make up the U.S. Ryder Cup Team is over for Captain Corey Pavin. Eight players, half of them rookies, have earned automatic berths to compete in the 38th Ryder Cup against Europe.
18 Aug 2010 - 10:08am - 0 Comments
Mickelson, Mahan Lead Eight Automatic Qualifiers Landing Berths on U.S. Ryder Cup Team
Masters Champion Phil Mickelson and Hunter Mahan, who combined for three victories this season, lead eight players who earned automatic berths on the 2010 United States Ryder Cup Team.
18 Aug 2010 - 9:59am - 0 Comments
Metropolitan PGA Professional Rob Labritz Finishes Week in Wisconsin as Low PGA Club Professional
Rob Labritz discovered early Sunday morning that there is something special for earning the right to play the weekend in the 92nd PGA Championship, and finishing as the Low PGA Club Professional in the Season’s Final Major. A small present – a pink ribbon – was left in his car as he prepared to d
18 Aug 2010 - 9:51am - 0 Comments
Martin Kaymer the Lone Survivor of 92nd PGA Championship
There are more than 1,000 bunkers scattered about the Straits course at Whistling Straits, so many that not even the maintenance staff has counted them all. Perhaps it was fitting that only one – a wispy patch of sand trampled by spectators through a tumultuous Sunday – played a pivotal role in d
18 Aug 2010 - 9:40am - 0 Comments
Top Brands Return, Buyer Pre-Registration Increases and Paul Azinger Headlines at Next Week's PGA Fall Expo
Next week's PGA Fall Expo is expected to draw more influential buyers and business leaders to the industry's annual marketplace that has attracted the renewed participation of golf's top brands among some 200 vendors during Las Vegas "fashion week" at the Venetian Resort Casino Hotel, August 16-18.
10 Aug 2010 - 4:44pm - 0 Comments
Countdown to Whistling Straits: Meet the Top 20 PGA Professionals - Part 4
The 92nd PGA Championship field features 20 PGA Professionals who earned a berth through the 43rd PGA Professional National Championship, June 27-30, at French Lick (Ind.) Resort. PGA NEWS follows the path of the 20 to Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis., and today continues a four-part series that
10 Aug 2010 - 4:40pm - 0 Comments
PGA Community Relations Youth Clinic, Touching Multiple Charitable Organizations
Approximately 215 youth representing 35 Greater Milwaukee charitable organizations visited Whistling Straits Monday while getting expert golf instruction by a PGA Professional. What made this year's PGA Community Relations Youth Golf Clinic – hosted on the Irish Course – that more special is the
10 Aug 2010 - 4:35pm - 0 Comments
Golf Provides 38,000 Jobs in Wisconsin, $2.4 Billion in Total Economic Impact
While the sports world is focused upon Whistling Straits this week for the Season"s Final Major, The PGA of America announced the results of Wisconsin"s Golf Economy Report that underscores the significant impact the game has on the state of Wisconsin. While events such as the PGA Championship pr
10 Aug 2010 - 4:34pm - 0 Comments
A Snapshot For All Time: 20 PGA Club Professionals Gather for Historic Photo
Waking up at the crack of dawn Tuesday to take part in a group photo at Whistling Straits had more than a little significance for Bruce Smith of Frisco, Texas.
10 Aug 2010 - 4:29pm - 0 Comments
Record International Assault Set for 92nd PGA Championship
Six years ago, golf's premier players navigated their way around the Straits on Lake Michigan, and found that Whistling Straits was worthy of serving as a respected new player on the roster of major championship venues.
10 Aug 2010 - 4:16pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Junior Ryder Cup team unveiled, features 12 top boys and girls
Denny McCarthy of Burtonsville, Md., and Cassy Isagawa of Wailuku, Hawaii will lead the 2010 United States Junior Ryder Cup Team against Europe in the 2010 Junior Ryder Cup, Sept.
7 Aug 2010 - 5:43pm - 3 Comments