Bayou Oaks Draws Impressive Comparisons After Official Opening

By | April 24, 2017

The new championship golf course in New Orleans’ City Park evoked mentions of top public venues such as Torrey Pines and Bethpage Black when it was officially unveiled on April 21. The course is the centerpiece of a $26 million public-private project that is being hailed as a symbol of the rebuilding of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

The PGA of America Puts St. Lucie Trail GC Up for Sale

By | April 19, 2017

The organization plans to sell the Port St. Lucie, Fla., property, along with its PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance, “in the near future,” but released no other details. Members of PGA Golf Club, which includes the St. Lucie Trail facility, were told of the impending sale on April 12.

PGA Junior League Golf Reports Record Participation in 2016

By | January 30, 2017

With 36,000 participants across 2,900 teams nationwide last year, The PGA of America’s youth grow-the-game initiative has seen a 300% increase in participants compared to three years ago. The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation has also committed $500,000 to The PGA of America to provide underprivileged kids with the opportunity to play golf.

Golf Shouldn’t Be So Hard on Itself, Says New PGA President

By | January 18, 2017

The news for the industry isn’t as bad as often portrayed, Paul Levy, who is also the General Manager of Toscana CC in Indian Wells, Calif., told those attending an industry summit. “There are a lot of really great things happening out there and we as an industry, especially the leaders, have to talk positively,” he said.