South Florida PGA News

Drive, Chip & Putt Registration Opens Jan 22

Registration for 2016 Drive, Chip & Putt Championship will open Thursday, January 22nd, click here for the registration link.

This youth golf development initiative will again include boys and girls ages 7-15, who will compete in separate divisions in four age categories. In only its third year, the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship will provide playing opportunities throughout all 50 states during the months of May, June, July and August. Participants will compete to qualify for the National Finals at Augusta National on Sunday, April 3rd.

South Florida will feature 7 Local Qualifiers during June and July and 1 Sub-Regional Qualifier.

Local Qualifiers:

June 14 – PGA Center for Learning & Performance

June 16 – Osprey Point Golf Course

June 23 – Stoneybrook GC of Estero

June 28 – Country Club of Miami

July 7 – PGA National Golf Club

July 18 – The Vineyards Country Club

July 28 – Plantation Preserve Golf Club

Sub-Regional Qualifier:

August 8 – PGA Center for Learning & Performance

Click here to view the South Florida Drive, Chip & Putt Information. For questions, please contact Tori Stock at tstock@pgahq.com

 

By |January 20th, 2015|Tags: |0 Comments

Don’t Miss the Merchandise Show Short Game Challenge

If you are attending the Merchandise Show next week, we encourage you to take a moment to participate in the annual Short Game Challenge.  This challenge is open to both PGA Professionals and apprentices, and can earn money for the PGA Section in which the individual is affiliated.   Supported by Callaway, PING, Titleist, TaylorMade and Nike, the PGA Section Short Game Challenge will be located on the show floor, to the left of the club demonstration area in the Orange County Convention Center.

The “Challenge” is open to any PGA Professional or Apprentice attendee.   Each competitor is allowed two putts and two chips, with the total distance of all putts and chips used to determine each day’s final results.   The daily first place prize is $2500, second place is $1500 and third place is $500, all paid to the respective PGA Section of the top finishers.

“Challenge” times are 8:45am – 5:50pm on Thursday and Friday (January 21 & 22), and 8:40am – 2:50pm on Saturday (January 23), with a few small breaks to allow for equipment changes.  For more information about the PGA Merchandise Show click here.

By |January 15th, 2015|Tags: |0 Comments

Here’s to 2014!

As the SFPGA begins a new year, we reminisce on the greatness of 2014!  We encourage you to take a moment to view our 2014 Year in Review video filled with highlights from meetings, tournaments, foundation activities including our junior golf programming, and our annual awards and hall of fame dinner.  Thanks to all of those who supported us throughout the year, including our partners, foundation donors, friends and section members!

By |January 2nd, 2015|Tags: |0 Comments