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Encyclopedia > Professional Golfers Association of America

Founded in 1916, the Professional Golfers' Association of America is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States and claims to be the largest working sports organization in the world with more than 27,000 members. The association conducts 40 tournaments for its member professionals each year including four premier golf events:

The PGA Grand Slam of Golf is a match exclusively for the winners of golf's four major championships:

The PGA of America no longer operates the U.S. professional golf tour. It is run by an affiliated organization now known as the PGA TOUR, which prefers for branding purposes that its name be rendered in all caps.

See also

  • PGA TOUR for leading money winners in the men's tour

External links

Official PGA website (http://www.pga.com)

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PGA.com :: PGA of America Home (739 words)
Founded in 1916, The PGA of America is the largest working sports organization in the world, comprised of more than 28,000 dedicated men and women promoting the game of golf to everyone, everywhere...
Thus, the PGA of America is returning to Bermuda for the 2008 PGA Grand Slam of Golf, to be held once again at the spectacular Mid Ocean Club.
The PGA of America is officially associated with a broad range group of organizations throughout the golf industry.
Professional Golf Teachers Association of America: Golf Teaching Professionals (661 words)
In recognition of the industry's growth, and in response to the demand for qualified teaching professionals, the PGTAA was established to provide extensive training to individuals as well as recognized golf teachers with years of experience behind them.
Becoming associated and certified by the PGTAA not only enhances your credibility but also enhances your teaching skills for the benefit of your future students and, naturally, your earning capacity.
PGTAA graduates have access to positions as golf teaching professionals including head professionals at both private and public country clubs, golf schools, driving ranges, golf learning centers, indoor facilities, high school and college coaches.
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