A Short History of the PGA

Anyone in the golf industry will tell you that the PGA has a lush and rich history that dates back over 100 years. We’ll break down the most significant points in history to give you a good understanding of the Professional Golfers Association.

Take a look at how history affected these illustrious golf careers:


Rodman Wanamaker invites his business group to a luncheon on January 17th to discuss forming a golfer’s association that mirrors the British PGA. On April 10th, 35 charter members formed the PGA of America, and the inaugural championship runs at the Siwanoy Country Club from

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