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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

 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 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...


May 21, 2013, 14:20 ET 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...


May 02, 2013, 12:13 ET PGA Of America CBS Special, "Beyond The Green," Airs Sunday, May 5, Profiling Future Leaders, Lives Transformed Through Golf

"Beyond the Green," a look at how golf and PGA Professionals have nurtured future leaders and transformed lives, will be presented in a series of...


May 01, 2013, 10:56 ET PGA Professionals Open Their Doors for Welcome to Golf Month in May

 May has been designated "Welcome to Golf Month" and PGA Professionals across the country are helping make golf more fun and accessible for...


Feb 25, 2013, 08:18 ET Standard Life Investments becomes first Worldwide Partner in Ryder Cup history

 The 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles will welcome the first designated Worldwide Partner in the event's history following an agreement between...


Nov 10, 2012, 17:04 ET Indiana's Ted Bishop Elected 38th President of The PGA of America

 Ted Bishop of Franklin, Ind., was elected the 38th President of The Professional Golfers' Association of America today at the Association's...


Jul 31, 2012, 11:18 ET The PGA Of America And PepsiCo Extend Multi-Year Beverage Partnership

 The PGA of America and PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) have renewed their longstanding partnership with a new multi-year contract. PepsiCo, maker...


Jul 26, 2012, 11:29 ET UnitedHealthcare Named Presenting Sponsor of PGA Sports Academy

The PGA of America today announced UnitedHealthcare as the presenting sponsor of The PGA Sports Academy, an interactive program that teaches youths...


Jul 18, 2012, 09:00 ET Justin Timberlake To Serve As 2012 Ryder Cup U.S. Team Ambassador

The PGA of America is pleased to announce that Justin Timberlake will serve as the first-ever Team Ambassador for the United States during the 39th...


Jan 26, 2012, 11:06 ET PGA Foundation, USGA Team to Bring Boys & Girls Clubs of America Partnership to 46 New Markets Nationwide

 The PGA Foundation and the United States Golf Association today welcomed Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), as their Official...


Oct 18, 2011, 12:23 ET 2011 Asia Golf Show/PGA Merchandise Show-Asia to Feature Top Industry Names, World-Class Instructor Education, Product Demos Oct. 20-22

Global industry leaders, including top PGA Professionals from around the world, will be gathering this week at the 2011 Asia Golf Show/PGA...


Aug 10, 2011, 11:00 ET Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) Named the Official Hospital of The PGA of America

The PGA of America announced today that Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a world leader in orthopedics and rheumatology, has been named the...


Nov 06, 2010, 18:27 ET Allen Wronowski, Ted Bishop, Derek Sprague Elected Officers of The PGA of America

Allen Wronowski of Bel Air, Md., was elected the 37th President of The Professional Golfers' Association of America today by delegates at the...


May 26, 2010, 16:00 ET KitchenAid Named Presenting Sponsor of Senior PGA Championship Through 2014

KitchenAid, one of America's best known brands of premium kitchen appliances and part of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), has been named...


Jul 10, 2008, 01:00 ET Tickets on Sale at Discounted Rate Through Jan. 1 to Attend the 2009 Senior PGA Championship

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Golf fans will be able to purchase tickets at a discounted rate through Jan. 1, to attend the...


Apr 30, 2008, 01:00 ET PGA/LPGA Professionals Offer Free 10-Minute Lessons During PGA Free Lesson Month in May

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A one-on-one session with a PGA/LPGA Professional could smooth out a backswing or cut down on...


Apr 23, 2008, 01:00 ET Amateur Golfers Nationwide Chart Path to Pinehurst by Registering for 2008 PGA McGladrey Team Championship

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The members of "Team McGladrey" are well known to most golf fans everywhere -- defending...


Jan 16, 2008, 00:00 ET PGA of America Launches New Logo Before Delegates at 91st PGA Annual Meeting

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The PGA of America, the world's largest working sports organization, with more than 28,000 men and women...


Aug 21, 2007, 01:00 ET The PGA of America and USGA Join to Promote First Patriot Golf Day

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sept. 1, more than 2,000 facilities nationwide will participate in the nation's first...


Jun 19, 2007, 01:00 ET July is Family Golf Month

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Families across the country are encouraged to play golf together during "July is Family Golf...


May 22, 2007, 01:00 ET 2007 American Express(TM) Women's Golf Week Presented by Golf For Women magazine set for June 2-9

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Women across the country will have the opportunity to learn the game of golf during American...


May 21, 2007, 01:00 ET Wounded Warriors Find a New Chapter in Life Through Launch of PGA/Disabled Sports USA Military Golf Program

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- For 91 years, The PGA of America has made it a mission to promote the game of golf and elevate the role of...


Apr 27, 2007, 01:00 ET CBS Sports to Showcase 'Golf ... PGA Of America Style' With a One-Hour Special, May 5

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The PGA of America will showcase the game of golf in a CBS Sports special, Golf... PGA of...


Nov 18, 2006, 00:00 ET Brian Whitcomb, Jim Remy, Allen Wronowski Elected Officers of The PGA of America

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Whitcomb of Bend, Ore., was elected the 35th president of The Professional Golfers'...