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2014-09-05 12:22:06

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chad Kurmel, Director of Golf at Boca Grove Golf and Tennis Club in Boca Raton, Fla., finished one shot out of first place in the recent South Florida PGA Section Championship at Orchid Island and Hawks Nest in Vero Beach. His 54 hole total of 215, 1 under par, resulted in him tying for fourth place out of 180 golf professionals. His finish qualified him for the PGA Professional National Championship at the Philadelphia Cricket Club next...

2014-09-03 08:28:04

Iconic Apparel Brand Also Becomes Official Partner & Outfitter of the PGA Championship, and Official Outfitter of U.S.-based Ryder Cups & U.S. Ryder Cup Teams through 2020 PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) has been named an Official Partner and Outfitter of the PGA of America through 2020. The licensing agreement also designates that Ralph Lauren is the Official Partner and Official Outfitter of the PGA Championship; the...

2014-08-27 12:27:41

OWASSO, Okla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Golf facilities across the country will host special events and collect donations this Labor Day weekend (Aug. 29 - Sept. 1) for Patriot Golf Day, the primary fundraiser for Folds of Honor, a charitable organization that provides educational scholarships and assistance to the families of military members disabled or killed in service to our country. Nearly 5,200 facilities are registered to host Patriot Golf Day nationwide....

2014-08-19 23:01:02

Horizon to benefit NJ Golf Foundation while encouraging spectators to walk for fitness Paramus, NJ (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) and PGA TOUR pro Morgan Hoffmann are once again teaming up during The Barclays at The Ridgewood County Club to support a charitable cause through a Walking Challenge, and Horizon BCBSNJ will be getting spectators into the walking fitness spirit as well through a course challenge of their own. Horizon...

2014-08-05 12:29:28

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-time major champion Rory McIlroy has been named an ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf, which introduces kids ages 13 and under to the game in a team setting. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133664 Launched in 2011 as a partnership between the PGA of America and League Golf, LLC, PGA Junior League Golf's numbers soared in 2013, with nearly 9,000 boys and girls competing on more than 700 teams in 33 states....

2014-07-30 12:27:41

Leading Headwear Brand Marks Entrance into the Golf Category at Game's Most Compelling Event BUFFALO, N.Y., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Era Cap, a global lifestyle brand, has been named the Official Cap of the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Team. Partnering with the PGA of America, New Era has secured exclusive rights to headwear during the biennial competition through 2016. Players and Team Captain will wear New Era caps at the 2014 Ryder Cup, Sept. 26-28, at Gleneagles in Perthshire,...

2014-07-28 12:25:54

Par-4 Hole Selected for Fan Vote through Aug. 9 for Final-Round Hole Location; LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, golf fans worldwide will have a direct impact on a hole location for the final round of a major championship through the "PGA Championship Pick the Hole Location Challenge Hosted by Jack Nicklaus Presented by Samsung." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130550 A collaborative learning experience between the PGA...

2014-07-02 12:27:25

SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PGA of America, the PGA TOUR and the City and County of San Francisco announced today a partnership that will bring the 2020 PGA Championship, The Presidents Cup 2025 and the 2015 World Golf Championships-Match Play Championship to TPC Harding Park, a municipal course owned by the City and County of San Francisco. The announcement builds upon a strengthening relationship between the PGA of America and the PGA TOUR and furthers the...

2014-06-24 20:21:09

Innovative Game and Shot Tracking Platform GAMEGOLF.com, introduces Tee and Approach Shot Dispersion Feature for On Course Analysis SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GAME GOLF, the first wearable device that automatically tracks a golfer's round of golf and graphically displays the round along with valuable statistics, announced today an upgrade to their mobile app and web-based platform that will allow golfers to view their tee and approach shot performance separately. As...

2014-06-23 08:25:45

Vantage Apparel will be an apparel supplier and the exclusive embroiderer for PGA of America's Member Merchandise Program AVENEL, N.J., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantage Apparel, leading manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, has been chosen by PGA of America as an apparel supplier and the exclusive embroiderer for its Member Merchandise Program. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140620/119687 The Member Merchandise Program allows the more than 27,000 PGA...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'