|The PGA of America to Prohibit Measuring Devices in all PGA of America Championships|
|Measuring devices will be prohibited for all PGA of America National Championships, as well as any Section event where players advance to compete in such Championships.|
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA of America Board of Directors approved a measure to prohibit the use of measuring devices for all PGA of America National Championships, as well as any Section event where players advance to compete in such Championships.
The devices will not be allowed in the PGA Professional National Championship (formerly the PGA Club Professional Championship), PGA Professional Section Championship, the Callaway Golf PGA Senior Club Professional Championship or the TaylorMade-adidas Golf PGA Assistant Professional Championship.
The devices also are prohibited for competitors in the Srixon PGA Tournament Series, the TaylorMade-adidas Golf PGA Winter Championships, Callaway Golf PGA Western Winter Championships, Callaway Golf PGA Junior Series and the Westfield Junior PGA Championship.
Celebrating its 90th anniversary, The PGA of America was founded in 1916, and is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the game of golf, while continuing to enhance the standards of the profession. The Association is comprised of more than 28,000 men and women PGA Professionals who are dedicated to growing participation in the game of golf.