PGA News Archive

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Chipping Basics for Beginners and Kids
Learn great and easy instruction for improving your skills around the green from PGA Professional, Justin Martin.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Eric Eshleman, Kevin Kirk headline 2019 PGA of America National Award Recipients
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Eric Eshleman, PGA, the Director of Golf at the Country Club of Birmingham (Alabama), is the recipient of the 2019 PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award.
Eric Eshleman wins 2019 PGA Golf Professional of the Year
Eric Eshleman, Director of Golf at the Country Club of Birmingham, was named the 2019 PGA Golf Professional of the Year.
Friday, July 19, 2019
19 PGA Professionals earn advanced certifications through the PGA CPP 2.0 program
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
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Inaugural PGA HOPE National Golf & Wellness Week to be held at Congressional Country Club this October
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Greg Fitzgerald: Why LGBTQ+ representation matters in the golf industry
Greg Fitzgerald is a PGA Member in the Northern California Section of the PGA of America who has a passion for making sure the LGBTQ+ community is welcomed into the golf community with open arms. His passion stems from overcoming the fear of being gay in the golf industry.
Friday, June 28, 2019
A Q&A with Tadd Fujikawa: ‘Be exactly who you are’
Tadd Fujikawa is a professional golfer on the PGA Tour who — at the age of 15 — became the youngest player to ever qualify for the U.S. Open, in 2006.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
PGA of America becomes NGCOA executive partner
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The National Golf Course Owners Association is pleased to announce a new partnership with the PGA of America that actively supports the PGA’s initiatives and also promotes the success of golf courses and the greater industry.
Thursday, June 20, 2019
PGA of America's Molly Gallatin exemplifies 'being your authentic self'
Molly Gallatin is the Senior Director of Brand and Content Strategy at the PGA of America.
Simple Way to Check if Putter Face is Square
Learn a simple way to check if you putter face is square from PGA Professional Alison Curdt.
How Does Your Shoulder Turn Compare to Pros
How does your shoulder turn compare to pros? Learn valuable instruction to improve your swing from PGA Professional Rod Perry.
What the Moment of Impact Should Look Like
Learn what the moment of impact should look like during your golf swing from PGA Professional Rod Perry.
Controlling and Adjusting Chip Trajectory
Instruction for controlling and adjusting chip trajectory around the green from PGA Assistant Professional Andrew Filbert.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Inaugural High School Golf National Invitational kicks off at Walt Disney World Resort June 27-28
BOSTON (June 18, 2019) - The inaugural NHSGA High School Golf National Invitational will be held at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, June 27-28, as the nation’s
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Meet Chris Noble, a role model to young golfers from all backgrounds
A member of the next generation of golf industry employees, Chris Noble, 25, is a native of Niles, Michigan, and the Manager of the National High School Golf Association (NHSGA), a division of Nextgengolf, which was recently acquired by the PGA of America.  Noble played on the men&rsquo
Thursday, June 06, 2019
Mel Reid provides inspiration for living comfortably in one's own skin
Professional athletes have long been known to possess the ability to use their platform to speak out on social issues that affect their communities.
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Richard Brown III, Anthony G. Stepney become first African-Americans to earn PGA Master Professional Designation
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA of America has announced that Richard Brown III, PGA Director of Instruction at Quail Valley Golf Course in Missouri City, Texas; and Anthony G.
Monday, June 03, 2019
Basics to Add Distance to Your Drives
Learn some quick and easy instruction to add more distance to your drives off the tee, from PGA Professional Kent Graham.
Escape Thick Rough Lie off the Fairway
Learn how to hit from thick rough if your ball has missed the fairway, from PGA Professional Mike Barge.
Bunker Instruction 101: Alignment & Impact
Learn how to hit easily and effectively out of a bunker game from PGA Professional Mark Sheftic.