The initiative seeks to improve the percentage of American women playing golf, currently at only 24% of all golfers, by encouraging female participation through the “power of invitation.” We Are Golf, a coalition of golf-industry organizations, has joined with the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Women’s Network to launch a new campaign, #inviteHER, designed to…
It will be the third time the Springfield, N.J. club has hosted the major tournament. It was also announced that Baltusrol will host the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in 2023. The PGA of America announced on June 29th that Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. will host the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in 2023…
The U.S. Golf Economy Report, a five-year study by GOLF 20/20 and TEConomy Partners, found that $84.1 billion of economic activity was generated by golf, an increase from the previous study conducted in 2011. The study was delivered as part of the 11th annual National Golf Day on April 25. The findings of the new U.S. Golf…
Combined with the $154,000 in contributions made before and during the event last August, central Iowa charities have now received more than $400,000 from the club, which set attendance records when it hosted the match-play competition between U.S. and European women.
The National Golf Foundation studied guests at the entertainment facilities who play traditional on-course golf as well as those who don’t, and found that overall, nearly a third said that playing Topgolf leads them to play more traditional golf. Among non-golfers, more than half said that playing at the venues had positively influenced their interest in playing green-grass rounds.
The event in Chaska, Minn., which will be conducted June 20-23, 2019 and is a collaboration among The PGA of America, LPGA and KPMG, will mark the first time the women’s major championship is played in the state. Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., has been selected as the site of the 2019 KPMG…
On March 19, five of the company’s venues offered free game play, golf instruction and food-and-beverage amenities, as part of a collaboration with The First Tee and LPGA-USGA Girls Golf that launched a year-round program, through which similar benefits will now be offered to charitable organizations and high-school golf teams.
The City Commission of the northeast Florida town will vote January 18 on whether to sell its two LPGA International courses to Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co., which has been leasing them for 40 years. “This is a golden goose for Daytona Beach,” says one commissioner of the deal that would net the city $2.2 million and 14 acres of free land, while shedding properties that have collectively lost $15 million.
The four primary areas of focus for the strategic alliance include linking tournament activities to local Topgolf venues; reciprocal distribution of content through Topgolf platforms; support of Grow the Game initiatives; and opportunities for PGA TOUR and LPGA-related experiences on the World Golf Tour digital game.
The major championship will be played for the first time in the Pacific Northwest when it is contested June 9-12, 2016 at the Sammamish, Wash. club.
In collaboration with multiple golf industry leaders, the website is designed to increase women’s participation in the game by detailing beginner programs, information on networking opportunities, and news updates.
The PGA of America and LPGA will hold the first KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, designed to “continue the rich tradition of the LPGA Championship” at Westchester CC in Rye, N.Y., from June 8-14, 2015, with a $3.5 million purse.
The 22nd Annual Cox Classic supports children’s charities and will be headlined by LPGA players, including 2011 Solheim Cup captain Rosie Jones.
The Head Golf Professional at Garden of the Gods Club welcomed a group of Colorado College students to Kissing Camels Golf Course on April 21 for a 90-minute golf orientation.
A full list of participating facilities by zip code can be found at PlayGolfAmerica.com.