Posts tagged with: "PGA of America"

NEWS: Vermeer Collects Himself To Win PGA Professional Championship View More
Ryan Vermeer won the 51st PGA Professional Championship on Wednesday at Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Courses. (Photo: PGA of America)

NEWS: Vermeer Collects Himself To Win PGA Professional Championship

SEASIDE, CALIFORNIA | After sleeping on a three-stroke lead heading into the final round, Ryan Vermeer had gone 4-over par on his front nine and watched his lead evaporate. That’s when he needed to buckle down. Vermeer took his time over a birdie putt on the par-5 10th and rolled…

NEWS: PGA Championship Confirms Date Shift For ’19 View More
The PGA Championship will move from August to May starting in 2019. (Photo Credit: PGA/Twitter)

NEWS: PGA Championship Confirms Date Shift For ’19

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA | What PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua called the worst-kept secret in golf – moving the PGA Championship from August to May beginning 2019 – may have lacked the element of surprise when it was announced Tuesday, but the impact is profound. It’s not just the…

PostCast, Episode 17: Pete Bevacqua Describes State of the Golf Industry View More
PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua signed a five-year extension to remain in his position until 2021. (Photo Credit: Zimbio)

PostCast, Episode 17: Pete Bevacqua Describes State of the Golf Industry

In this special episode of the PostCast, PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua joins Sean Fairholm and Cassie Stein for an honest conversation on where the game of golf stands in 2017. The conversation starts with this week’s PGA Minority Collegiate Championship and the increasing importance minorities play in golf’s…

PGA SHOW: PGA Junior League Golf Shows Rapid Growth

PGA SHOW: PGA Junior League Golf Shows Rapid Growth

ORLANDO – For every narrative of golf being in decline, there is a counterpunch of optimism. One such beam of hope has been passed around enthusiastically throughout the 64th PGA Merchandise Show: PGA Junior League Golf, an initiative started with an eye toward building the game, has grown at a…

BREAKING NEWS: Jim Furyk Named Ryder Cup Captain View More
Jim Furyk of the United States during the 2016 Ryder Cup.

BREAKING NEWS: Jim Furyk Named Ryder Cup Captain

Jim Furyk, a nine-time team member, was named captain of the 2018 U.S. Ryder Cup team for the biennial matches that will be played just outside Paris. The 46-year-old Furyk succeeds two-time captain Davis Love III, who led the U.S. to its first victory since 2008. Furyk was an assistant…

Paul Levy Elected 40th President of the PGA of America

Paul Levy Elected 40th President of the PGA of America

Paul Levy of the South California PGA Section was elected the 40th President of the PGA of America today at the Association’s 100th Annual Meeting. Levy is President of Club Operations and Development for Sunrise Company and also is the CEO and General Manager at Toscana Country Club. Prior to being…