|The PGA of America Celebrates Black History Month|
|The PGA continues to celebrate Black History Month by recognizing the achievements of African American golfers and pioneers of the industry, including Bill Dickey (left), the 1999 PGA of America Distinguished Service Award recipient.|
Editor's Note: In celebration of Black History Month, The PGA of America is excited to announce that author and Golf Digest Senior Writer Pete McDaniel will be visiting PGA Headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., revisiting the lives of PGA members Ted Rhodes, Bill Spiller and John Shippen as well as honorary member Joe Louis.
The event, to be held on Thursday, Feb. 18, will be streamed live. Use the following link to watch coverage of the event, beginning at 2:00 p.m. ET: http://www.pgamediacenter.com/videos/2010petemcdanielhq.cfm
The PGA of America also continues to celebrate Black History Month by recognizing the achievements of African American golfers and pioneers of the industry:
Black History Month Displays
The PGA Historical Center is located adjacent to the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with complementary admission daily. For more information on PGA Village and the Black History Month displays at the PGA Historical Center, please call (800) 800-GOLF or visit PGAVillage.com.
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