South Florida PGA News

Peaper & Reynolds Win National Car Rental Pro Scratch

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. – Host PGA Professional Brian Peaper eagled the first and last holes Monday when he teamed with John Reynolds to win the 35th annual National Car Rental Pro Scratch Championship presented by Nike Golf and supported by Laser Link.

 

Peaper and Reynolds posted a nine under par 63 in the four-ball stroke play event at the Lost Tree Club, winning by a stroke over the 80-team field. Peaper earned $3,010.06 including the purse, bonus pool and skins game. For complete results from the event click here.

By |July 21st, 2014|Tags: |0 Comments

SFPGA Brings Golf To Kids Fitness Festival

On July 16-17, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission presented the 2014 Kids Fitness Festival of the Palm Beaches. The event was held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center and included over 40 different traditional and non-traditional sports.  Some of the featured sports included baseball, basketball, fencing, football, golf, lacrosse, martial arts, netball, pickle ball, tennis, soccer and more.

Five South Florida PGA Professionals and Apprentices were onsite to deliver golf lessons to kids who attended the event. Kids enjoyed a few tips on the full swing and playing a variety of putting games. Many kids returned multiple times throughout the two-day event and expressed great interest in the game of golf.

Thank you to all those who dedicated their time to grow the game of golf: Mike Jonges, PGA, Brad Roffer, Mike Ortega, PGA, Seth Francis, and Dave Pesacov, PGA.

 

About Palm Beach County Sports Commission

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is a private, not-for-profit organization contracted by Palm Beach County to promote and market the County as a sports and sports tourism destination. The Commission brings sporting events and activities to the County, enhances economic impact, stimulates bed tax revenues (primarily in the off-season), and maximizes utilization of County facilities. The Commission offers a full range of event service support, corporate partnerships, sponsorships and a local membership program that support its goals. Local, regional, national and international marketing efforts are ongoing by the Commission with sports organizations and event owners. The Commission also produces sports-related programs for the residents of Palm Beach County including the annual Lou Groza Awards program, the Sports Hall of Fame, the Kids’ Fitness Festival. For more information on the Palm Beach County Sports Commission go to www.palmbeachsports.com.

By |July 18th, 2014|Tags: |0 Comments

Pro-Scratch Championship July Tournament Will Showcase Talents of Area Amateur Golfers and Local PGA Professionals

North Palm Beach, Florida – One hundred-sixty area amateur and PGA professionals will be teeing it up Monday, July 21st in the National Car Rental PGA Pro-Scratch Championship presented by Nike Golf at the Lost Tree Club, a private Jack Nicklaus signature golf course located in North Palm Beach.

 

Sponsored by National Car Rental, the Official Rental Car of The PGA of America, the event is one of nearly 100 new and existing amateur tournaments across the 41 PGA of America Sections nationwide being linked together to form the Pro-Am Series. National created the tournaments to help further the PGA of America’s mission to grow interest and participation in the game of golf at local levels. The Series will run February through October 2014.

 

The tournament at Lost Tree Club will consist of 80 teams competing in a 18 hole four-ball stroke play format. Participating teams from each Pro-Am Series tournament will be entered in a random drawing to receive a VIP golf experience with Keegan Bradley, the winner of the 2011 PGA Championship, and his father, PGA Professional Mark Bradley. The Bradleys’ serve as ambassadors for the Pro-Am Series.

 

For more information about the National Car Rental PGA Pro-Am Series, please visit www.nationalcargolf.com. Fans can follow the Series on Instagram and Twitter @NationalCarGolf and participate in the conversation using #proamseries.

For team times click here.

By |July 17th, 2014|Tags: |0 Comments