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|Golf Channel Bolsters Coverage of PGA Merchandise Show with Morning Drive Broadcasting Live From Show Floor
The PGA of America, PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions and Golf Channel announces expanded coverage of the PGA Merchandise Show. Starting in 2014, "Morning Drive" will provide live broadcasts from the PGA Merchandise Show floor Wednesday, Jan. 22 through Friday, Jan. 24, as well as remote live segments from the PGA Merchandise Show Outdoor Demo Day on Tuesday, Jan. 21. | more
|Golf Channel Presents 2013 PGA of America Year in Review, "Reaching Up, Reaching Out" and "Ryder Cup: One Year to Go" Documentary, Dec. 9
"Reaching Up, Reaching Out," part of the "2013 PGA Year in Review," debuts on Monday, Dec. 9, at 10 p.m. ET on Golf Channel and features PGA Professionals who are making an impact on the course and in their local communities. The program's second half-hour follows U.S. Captain Tom Watson and European Captain Paul McGinley's journey last September to Gleneagles, Scotland in a documentary, "Ryder Cup: One Year to Go." | more
MORE NEWS FROM THE PGA of AMERICA
During Oct., rounds were up 4.2% and days open were up 1.5% compared to October 2012, based on paired data. This is the third month in a row with rounds played up. Thirty-two states had increases in rounds played. Thus far through 2013, rounds played were down 4.2% and there were approximately 14.6 fewer days open than YTD 2012.
Click here to access PerformanceTrak News which provides Oct. 2013 statistics.