PGAs of Europe Receive EGCOA Award for Outstanding Contribution to Golf Business

The European Golf Course Owners Association (EGCOA) has awarded the PGAs of Europe the 2014 EGCOA Award in recognition of its outstanding contribution to the golf business and the development of golf across the continent. The EGCOA’s highest annual accolade was presented to the Association at the 9th European Golf …

PGA of America Establishes Deacon Palmer Award

PGA of America Establishes Deacon Palmer Award  Arnold Palmer Accepts Inaugural Award Bestowed Posthumously Upon His Father INDIANAPOLIS (November 22, 2014) – The PGA of America has established the Deacon Palmer Award, named after Arnold Palmer’s late father who overcame personal obstacles to succeed as a PGA …

Jon Woodroffe named regional golf coach of the year

- World of Golf Master Professional recognised for service to the sport - World of Golf Master Professional Jon Woodroffe has been named The PGA in England (South)’s ‘Coach of The Year’ at a ceremony held at the prestigious Wentworth Club in Surrey on Wednesday night (5 November). Selected by a panel of PGA …

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PGA Tour winner Brendan Steele has teamed up with the iron brand with more Major wins (61) than any other to play Wilson Staff FG Tour irons and utility clubs as part of a multi-year deal. After extensive testing of Wilson Staff’s centenary FG Tour 100 blades and the FG Tour V4 irons, the former Texas Open …

Korean President Park Geun-hye accepts Presidents Cup Honorary Chairperson role

The PGA TOUR is pleased to announce that Korean President Park Geun-hye has accepted the invitation to be Honorary Chairperson of The Presidents Cup 2015 when the competition will be played in Asia for the first time in history.  President Park officially accepted the role while hosting International Team Captain …

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The Kempinski “The Dome” Pro-Am makes its return to the PGAs of Europe tournament calendar from the 1st to the 8th February at Antalya Golf Club for what will be the tenth anniversary of the hugely successful Turkish Pro-Am. The tournament will see up to 40 teams fill the PGA Sultan and Pasha courses with …

The PGA of America Board of Directors remove Ted Bishop, the 38th PGA President, from office

The PGA of America Board of Directors voted today to remove Ted Bishop, the 38th PGA President, from office for insensitive gender-based statements posted yesterday on social media. The Board deemed the remarks to be inconsistent with the policies of the PGA. “The PGA of America understands the enormous …

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PGA of Portugal Professional, Hugo Santos, produced an outstanding and hard-fought one-under 71 in his final round at Pravets Golf Club to become the 2014 UniCredit PGA Professional Champion of Europe, adding to his successes in 2011 and 2012. In what has potentially been the most hotly contested edition of the …

PGA TOUR Launching New Digital Direct-to-Customer Subscription Service in New Zealand

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (October 1, 2014) – The PGA TOUR, in partnership with Coliseum Sports Media (CSM), announced today that a direct-to-customer service will be launching in New Zealand in 2015. Subscribers to the newly established service, which will be under the brand of PGA TOUR LIVE, will be able to watch …

2015 to Mark Final Year of Humana’s Sponsorship of the Humana Challenge

The PGA TOUR has announced that 2015 will mark Humana’s final year as title sponsor of the Humana Challenge. A search for a new sponsor already has begun and the TOUR, in consultation with Desert Classic Charities and the Clinton Foundation, is currently in active discussions with a number of prospects to become …