The 2014 National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship, a 72-hole event for 126 competitors. The PGA Assistant Championship is open to PGA assistant professionals and all registered apprentices who earn berths through their local PGA Sections.
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|PGA of America Board of Directors Votes to Remove PGA President Ted Bishop From Office
The PGA of America Board of Directors voted today to remove Ted Bishop, the 38th PGA President, from office for insensitive gender-based statements posted yesterday on social media. The Board deemed the remarks to be inconsistent with the policies of the PGA.
To read the complete release and a clarification on the removal of on PGA President Ted Bishop, click here.
|PGA Transforms PGA Country Club into 'St. Lucie Trail Golf Club'|
PGA Country Club will transform into the open-to-the-public "St. Lucie Trail Golf Club" beginning Nov. 1. The facility and golf course, originally designed by Jim Fazio in 1988, will continue to be owned and operated by the PGA of America. | more
|3rd Annual Sports Diversity & Inclusion Symposium Promotes Exchange of Ideas and Expert Best Practices|
The event provided an open forum for participants to discuss, evaluate and create tangible solutions to drive greater diversity and inclusion in today's sports culture. | more
MORE NEWS FROM THE PGA of AMERICA
Nationwide, August 2014 rounds played were down 2.5% and the days open were slightly down, 0.7%, from August 2013. A majority of the U.S. experienced a much-wetter August than usual. Due to this weather impact and carryover, YTD 2014 rounds played are down 1.2% and days open are down 2.8%. However, the average rounds per day open through August 2014 grew 1.6% over the same period in 2013.
A total of 15 states reported rounds played increases for the month of August. Six states had near flat or minimal decreases compared to August 2013. More than half of the states with less participation this August were impacted by above-average precipitation levels. Severe weather events occurred in Arizona (Phoenix), Hawaii and Michigan (Detroit).
Click here to access PerformanceTrak News which provides rounds played and revenue results for August and YTD 2014.