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Sep 22, 2014, 10:00 ET

2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Team Directs $2.75 Million to Community Outreach, Youth Golf Development Programs

 United States Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson, his three Vice Captains and the 12-member U.S. Team, have made a $2.75 million commitment to the...

Sep 03, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Ralph Lauren Named Official Partner & Outfitter of the PGA of America

 Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) has been named an Official Partner and Outfitter of the PGA of America through 2020. The licensing...

Aug 05, 2014, 13:00 ET
LOUISVILLE, KY - AUGUST 5: Rory McIlroy poses for a photo with PGA Junior League members during Practice Rounds at the 96th PGA Championship, at Valhalla Golf Club, on August 5, 2014 in Louisville, KY. (Photo by Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America) (PRNewsFoto/PGA of America)

Three-Time Major Champion Rory McIlroy Named Official Ambassador For PGA Junior League Golf

 Three-time major champion Rory McIlroy has been named an ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf, which introduces kids ages 13 and under to the...

Jul 28, 2014, 11:46 ET
Fans are encouraged to visit PGA.com/Vote now through Aug. 9, at 7 p.m., in order to vote for one of four final-round hole locations. The hole location with the most fan votes will be used during the final round of the 96th PGA Championship on Aug. 10. (PRNewsFoto/PGA of America)

'PGA Championship Pick The Hole Location Challenge Hosted By Jack Nicklaus Presented By Samsung' Returns With A New Swing At Valhalla's 16th Hole

For the second consecutive year, golf fans worldwide will have a direct impact on a hole location for the final round of a major championship...

Jul 02, 2014, 13:00 ET
Jun 18, 2014, 10:58 ET
President Bill Clinton Named Recipient Of 2014 PGA Of America Distinguished Service Award (PRNewsFoto/PGA of America)

President Bill Clinton Named Recipient Of 2014 PGA Of America Distinguished Service Award

 The PGA of America announced today that it is awarding President Bill Clinton, Founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd president of the...

May 29, 2014, 11:00 ET
(From left to right): Mike Whan, Commissioner, LPGA Tour; John Veihmeyer, Chairman, KPMG; Stacy Lewis, LPGA Professional; Pete Bevacqua, CEO, PGA of America and Mike McCarley, President, Golf Channel gather in New York for the announcement of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. (PRNewsFoto/PGA of America)

MAJOR TEAMWORK - KPMG, PGA of America and LPGA Join Forces to Create World-Class Major Championship, the KPMG Women's PGA Championship

 KPMG, the PGA of America, and the LPGA today announced the KPMG Women's PGA Championship, and the creation of a multi-faceted program focused...

May 06, 2014, 15:47 ET
Sarah Auerswald and Yvonne Condes, co-founders of MomsLA, and their children enjoyed a Get Golf Ready lesson with PGA Professional Josh Alpert at The Lakes in El Segundo (Calif.). Photo courtesy of Sarah Auerswald and Yvonne Condes, MomsLA. (PRNewsFoto/PGA of America)

PGA of America Welcomes Women To Celebrate Mother's Day On The Course

 Traditionally, dads have spent Father's Day out on the golf course. The PGA of America believes that Mother's Day – and every day...

May 01, 2014, 11:53 ET
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Trump National Golf Club - Bedminster, N.J. To Host 2022 PGA Championship & Trump National Golf Club - Washington, D.C. To Host 2017 Senior PGA Championship Presented By KitchenAid

 The PGA of America announced today that it has entered a new partnership with The Trump Organization, selecting Trump National Golf Club...

Apr 24, 2014, 19:53 ET
2013 Senior PGA Champion Kohki Idoki Takes a "Shot at the Inn" for Local Charity. Photo credit: PGA of America/Ted Leemaster. (PRNewsFoto/PGA of America)

2013 Senior PGA Champion Kohki Idoki Takes a "Shot at the Inn" for Local Charity

 Kohki Idoki, of Osaka, Japan, participated today in a golf shot from the roof of the new Inn at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Mich., to a...

Apr 16, 2014, 16:34 ET
PGA of America Encourages Consumers to Give Golf a Try (PRNewsFoto/PGA of America)

PGA of America Encourages Consumers To Give Golf A Try

While millions watched the top golfers in the world compete in the season's first major this past week, the PGA of America was focused on getting...

Apr 02, 2014, 10:00 ET
PGA of America's "Perfect Day" Campaign Takes Intimidation Out of Golf.  (PRNewsFoto/PGA of America)

PGA of America's "Perfect Day" Campaign Takes Intimidation Out Of Golf

Despite perceptions to the contrary, most golfers are not very good...but a day on the course is a "perfect day" for all who play the...

Mar 12, 2014, 08:10 ET
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PGA of America Launches Task Force To Accelerate Growth Of The Game Through Non-Traditional Means

 In response to the changing face of America and downward participation trends, the Board of Directors of the PGA of America has announced the...

Jan 06, 2014, 17:00 ET
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Samsung Named Official Patron of the PGA of America; Partnership to Provide Multi-Platform Support for Championships, Golfers Nationwide

 Samsung Electronics America Inc., a global leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, has been named an Official Patron of...

Oct 10, 2013, 14:13 ET
The PGA of America and NBC Sports Group Reach Historic Agreement.  (PRNewsFoto/PGA of America)

The PGA of America And NBC Sports Group Reach Historic Agreement

 In an unprecedented agreement, The PGA of America and NBC Sports Group today unveiled a historic partnership to further raise the profile of...

Sep 08, 2013, 14:37 ET

Team Georgia Captures Title at 2013 PGA Junior League Golf Championship

 Team Georgia took home the title Sunday in the PGA Junior League Golf Championship, with a 6 ½ to 5 ½ victory over Team...

Jul 23, 2013, 08:00 ET
'PGA Championship Pick The Hole Location Challenge hosted by Jack Nicklaus' to offer unprecedented golf fan engagement and education; PGA.com fan voting to determine specific location of hole no. 15 during 95th PGA Championship Final Round.  (PRNewsFoto/The PGA of America)

'PGA Championship Pick the Hole Location Challenge Hosted by Jack Nicklaus' To Offer Unprecedented Golf Fan Engagement And Education

 For the first time ever, golf fans worldwide will be able to have a direct impact on the hole location of a major championship, through the...

Jul 01, 2013, 18:03 ET
The Play Golf America photo shoot at the Old Palm Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, USA, on Monday, November 1, 2010. (Photo by Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America).

Have Fun and Play Golf with Your Family During Family Golf Month

 Golf facilities across the country are providing families opportunities to get outside on the course together during Family Golf Month in...

Jun 12, 2013, 15:23 ET
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Golfers Encouraged To TEE IT FORWARD On June 22-23

 Playing faster, scoring better, hitting more lofted irons into greens, improving pace of play and having more fun on the golf course are at...

May 21, 2013, 14:20 ET
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Golf Provides Exercise Opportunities for All Ages and Abilities

 A round of golf is not only an enjoyable way to spend an afternoon outdoors, it's also a great way to exercise.  The World Golf...