Georgia PGA Drive, Chip & Putt Qualifiers
The Drive, Chip and Putt local qualifying registration is now available for young golfers hoping to earn an invitation to next year’s National Finals being held at Augusta National on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Click on the links below for more information.
Qualifying Event at Braelinn Golf Club on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Tee times coming soon.
Skinner Defends At Yamaha Atlanta Open
First Repeat Winner in 19 Years
Sonny Skinner, PGA head professional from Spring Hill Country Club in Tifton successfully defended his title at the weather delayed Yamaha Atlanta Open presented by Bushnell, Bolle, Camelbak and Chase 54 played at St Ives Country Club in Johns Creek. Skinner carded a final round of five-under par 67 for a two-day total of seven-under par 137, and outlasted amateur Jason Mendel of Norcross and Adam Morris of Acworth in a hole-by-hole playoff on the third playoff hole.View More
Elizabeth Reedy, Chandler Eaton Win 2016 Georgia Junior PGA Championship
Elizabeth Reedy of Marietta, Ga. and Chandler Eaton of Alpharetta, Ga. won the 2016 Georgia Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks on Monday-Tuesday, June 6-7 at Jennings Mill Country Club in Watkinsville, Ga.
Registration Open for Georgia PGA Professional, Senior & Assistant Championships
Entries are now being accepted for the Section Championships listed below. Registration for these events is taken by the PGA of America, either on PGA.org or by calling 800.474.2776. New Deadline Policy: PGA sections determined their own deadlines this year in order for championship deadlines to be set closer to the actual event dates. Please be aware of the event deadlines listed for each event.
PGA National News
Final-Hole Birdie Lifts Rich Berberian Jr. to 49th PGA Professional ChampionshipRich Berberian Jr., the PGA Assistant Professional at Windham Country Club, rolled home a 33-foot uphill birdie putt on the 18th green to capture an improbable victory in the Championship. View More
Karen Paolozzi Ineligible for PGA BidTwo Women PGA Professionals were among the 312-player field playing in the 49th PGA Professional Championship this week at Turning Stone Resort Casino: Karen Paolozzi, the PGA Assistant Professional at Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia and Ashley Grier, the PGA Assistant Professional at Overbrook Country Club in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. View More
Professionals Headed to BaltusrolA group of 20 PGA Professionals qualified to compete in the 98th PGA Championship, July 28-31, at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey. View More