The PGA of America, Golf Digest Partner in 'Play Golf America' Campaign

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from The PGA of America

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In May, The PGA of
 America and Golf Digest will team up again to present golfers nationwide with
 another free initiative to improve their game:  "Play Golf America."
     The program is a continuation of last year's record-setting "PGA Free
 Lesson Month" featuring PGA Professionals as the experts in golf instruction.
 Throughout the month of May, PGA Professionals will offer free 10-minute
 lessons to help golfers of all levels improve their game.  To date, more than
 3,800 PGA Professionals have signed up to participate.
     "Play Golf America is a wonderful opportunity to showcase PGA
 Professionals who make a difference in growing the game of golf," said Jack
 Connelly, president, The PGA of America.  "This campaign will provide expert
 PGA instruction to thousands of amateur golfers nationwide."
     This initiative will give golfers at all levels of the game a chance to
 focus on areas they want to improve.  With the assistance of a PGA
 Professional, golfers will have the opportunity to develop their short game,
 focus on driving, sharpen course etiquette or further improve understanding
 towards the Rules and fundamentals of the game.
     Amateur golfers must contact their local PGA Professional to schedule a
 lesson.  A complete list of participating PGA Professionals can be found at
 www.PGA.com .  A partial list of PGA Professionals who signed up prior to Feb.
 1 can also be found in the May issue of Golf Digest.
     The PGA of America is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1916 to
 promote golf and enhance the livelihood of its members.  The Association is
 comprised of more than 26,000 men and women professionals who are dedicated to
 growing the game of golf.
 
 

SOURCE The PGA of America
    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In May, The PGA of
 America and Golf Digest will team up again to present golfers nationwide with
 another free initiative to improve their game:  "Play Golf America."
     The program is a continuation of last year's record-setting "PGA Free
 Lesson Month" featuring PGA Professionals as the experts in golf instruction.
 Throughout the month of May, PGA Professionals will offer free 10-minute
 lessons to help golfers of all levels improve their game.  To date, more than
 3,800 PGA Professionals have signed up to participate.
     "Play Golf America is a wonderful opportunity to showcase PGA
 Professionals who make a difference in growing the game of golf," said Jack
 Connelly, president, The PGA of America.  "This campaign will provide expert
 PGA instruction to thousands of amateur golfers nationwide."
     This initiative will give golfers at all levels of the game a chance to
 focus on areas they want to improve.  With the assistance of a PGA
 Professional, golfers will have the opportunity to develop their short game,
 focus on driving, sharpen course etiquette or further improve understanding
 towards the Rules and fundamentals of the game.
     Amateur golfers must contact their local PGA Professional to schedule a
 lesson.  A complete list of participating PGA Professionals can be found at
 www.PGA.com .  A partial list of PGA Professionals who signed up prior to Feb.
 1 can also be found in the May issue of Golf Digest.
     The PGA of America is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1916 to
 promote golf and enhance the livelihood of its members.  The Association is
 comprised of more than 26,000 men and women professionals who are dedicated to
 growing the game of golf.
 
 SOURCE  The PGA of America