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Encyclopedia > Professional golfers association

Professional Golfers' Association, (with or without the apostrophe), is the usual term for a professional association in men's golf. It is often abbreviated to PGA. There are several PGAs around the world, including: Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor sport where individual players or teams hit a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...

The women's equivalent is Ladies Professional Golf Association, commonly abbreviated to LPGA. The United States association is simply called the LPGA. Other women's bodies have territorial designations in their names, eg LPGA of Japan, LPGA of Korea. 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. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... The LPGA of Korea Tour is a professional golf tour for women. ...


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Professional Golfers' Association of America - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (226 words)
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 organisation is now primarily a representive body for club and teaching professionals, as elite tournament golf is run by the PGA TOUR, with a separate organization for female touring professionals, the LPGA.
The PGA of America no longer operates the main U.S. professional golf tours, which are run by an affiliated organization now known as the PGA TOUR.
British Columbia PGA Appoints Brian Butters as Executive Director (392 words)
The Board of Directors of the British Columbia Professional GolfersÂ’ Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian A. Butters as its new Executive Director.
The British Columbia Professional Golfers' Association is a non-profit organization that serves and represents more than 600 golf professionals in B.C. The Association was formed in 1934 and is governed by a nine-member board of directors, all Class "A" members of the Association.
Established in 1911, the Canadian Professional Golfers' Association is a non-profit Association comprised of approximately 3,300 golf professionals across the country with a mandate to promote and advance the game of golf serving the needs of both its membership and golfing public through professional development programs, junior golf involvement and high-caliber competitive events.
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