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 […]


Most golf-industry efforts to grow the game include initiatives to introduce the sport to women.

Playing By Their Own Rules

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Most golf-industry efforts to grow the game include initiatives to introduce the sport to women. And that’s “A-OK” with Head Golf Professional Garrett Kent, who started the “It’s OK” golf league at El Dorado (Ark.) Golf & Country Club this summer. The program is designed as a women’s empowerment group, to allow females to learn […]


Thirteen PGA Professionals Earn Advanced Certification

By | July 17, 2018

The managers from facilities across the country have completed the requirements to achieve advanced certification through the PGA Certified Professional Program 2.0, in career categories that include General Management, Golf Operations, Player Development and Teaching & Coaching. The PGA of America announced that 13 PGA Professionals have completed the requirements to achieve certification in categories […]


Garden City (N.Y.) GC Stands Firm by Male-Only ‘Tradition’

By | June 18, 2018

The presence of the U.S. Open on Long Island prompted a new spotlight to be shined on the male-only membership policy of the club that first opened in 1899. “As a private club, any rule change must be voted on by its membership,” said club President Brian Nelsen when contacted for a statement. “Although our […]


Fourteen PGA Professionals Earn Advanced Certification

By | June 13, 2018

The managers from private and public clubs throughout the country have completed the requirements to achieve advanced certification through the PGA Certified Professional Program 2.0 in one or more categories, including General Management, Golf Operations and Teaching & Coaching.   The PGA of America announced that 14 PGA Professionals have completed the requirements to achieve […]