Jaden Hall & Emma Bell Win 2016 Georgia PGA Junior Tour Championship
Players of the Year Named for 2016
The Georgia PGA Junior Tour celebrated 15 years of the top junior golf in Georgia with the playing of its Tour Championship. Jaden Hall’s consistent play over two days of difficult conditions helped him prevail over a strong field on the Great Waters Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee. Hall, of Newnan, entered the final round tied for second, one shot behind Lindsey Cordell of Rome, but fired a 1-under par 71, the low round of the tournament to pull away and win the Overall Boys Championship by four shots over Justin Kim of Rome. Cordell faded with a final round of 81. The victory was Hall’s first of the year after several runner up finishes.
Georgia PGA Fall Meeting, Pro-Pro Championship & Toy Drive
Join us in Sea Island as the 2016 season comes to a close
The 2016 Georgia PGA Fall Meeting presented by E-Z-GO will be held at Sea Island Golf Club on Monday, December 5th from 8 A.M. - 10:30 A.M. The meeting will feature reports from the Section Committees, Chapters, and Divisions. Breakfast will be provided at the meeting. Members attending this meeting will earn 3 PGA Required MSR credits. The fee is $35 for online registration or $50 at the door. Click here to register by Friday, December 2nd at 10 A.M.
Georgia PGA Wins 41st Billy Peters Cup Over GSGA
Victory is 4th in a Row in Biennial Matches
Under ideal autumn conditions, the Georgia PGA team won the 41st edition of the Billy Peters Cup Matches over a team from the Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA) by a narrow margin of 16.5 to 15.5. The matches were conducted at The Legends of Chateau Elan in Braselton for the first time in the history of the competition.
With the victory, the Georgia PGA claimed the Peters Cup for the fourth consecutive time, and now hold a series lead of 23.5 -16.5 over the amateur association. It is the first time since 1982-1986 that the Georgia PGA has won four matches in a row.View More
Tim Weinhart Captures Georgia PGA Professional Championship
Earns berth in 50th PGA Professional Championship while making Georgia PGA history
Tim Weinhart of the Tim Weinhart Golf Academy at Heritage Golf Links won the Georgia PGA Professional Championship, which was conducted at The Oconee Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee and will lead eight Section PGA Professionals to compete in the 50th PGA Professional Championship, June 18-21, 2017, at Sun River Resort in Sun River, Oregon.
PGA National News
2016 Award Recipients HonoredPGA Golf Professional of the Year Cary Cozby and PGA Teacher of the Year Mike Adams were among the 12 honorees. View More
PGA of America Celebrates Its Centennial, Looks to the Future at the 100th PGA Annual MeetingDelegates gathered at the Grand Hyatt New York to elect Paul Levy of Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells, California, the 40th PGA President. Suzy Whaley of Suzy Whaley Golf in Cromwell, Connecticut was elected Vice President. Jim Richerson of Kohler Co., in Kohler, Wisconsin, was elected as PGA Secretary. Outgoing PGA President Derek Sprague of Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey, is the new PGA Honorary President. View More
Wyatt Worthington II Makes History at First 2016 PGA Tournament Series EventWorthington is believed to be the first African American to win a PGA Tournament Series event. Earlier this year, he became the second African American club professional to qualify for the PGA Championship. View More