Seth Waugh Named New CEO of PGA of America

By | August 29, 2018

The former CEO of Deutsche Bank Americas will succeed Pete Bevacqua, recently named President of the NBC Sports Group, to guide the business and overall strategy of the association that serves nearly 29,000 PGA professionals. Seth Waugh, a former CEO of Deutsche Bank Americas CEO, has been named Chief Executive Officer of the PGA of […]

Essex Fells (N.J.) CC’s Dan Pasternak Named PGA Golf Professional of Year

By | August 2, 2018

Pasternak is the first-ever PGA professional to become General Manager of the 122-year-old club. Others honored in the 2018 PGA National Awards class include James Sieckmann of Shadow Ridge CC as Teacher of the Year, and Cameron Milton of Polson Bay GC and Marvol Barnard of Haven GC for Youth Player Development and Player Development […]

PGA Jr. League, JPGA Announce Programs, Initiatives

By | January 24, 2018

PGA Jr. League, which is reporting a 16% year-over-year increase in participation, is launching initiatives to increase diversity, expand global reach, offer scholarships, and create an online store. The Junior Players Golf Academy offers full-time golf coaching from August through May, with housing, meals and transportation included, and has announced its 2018 programming. PGA Jr. League, […]

Belfair to Host 2019 PGA Professional Championship

By | December 13, 2017

The world’s largest all-professional event will take place at the Bluffton, S.C., property for the first time on April 28-May 1, 2019. All four rounds will be broadcast live on Golf Channel and are presented by Club Car and OMEGA. Belfair in Bluffton, S.C., will host the 2019 PGA Professional Championship, the world’s largest all-professional […]

The Olympic Club to Host 2028 PGA Championship, 2032 Ryder Cup

By | November 9, 2017

The San Francisco property has hosted 10 USGA events, including five U.S. Opens, on its Lake Course. The course, which opened in 1924, was designed by Willie Watson and built by club superintendent Sam Whiting, and later redesigned in 1927. The Olympic Club in San Francisco, Calif., will host the 2028 PGA Championship and the […]