National: What's New

PGA TOUR Releases Desktop App Exclusive To Microsoft Windows 10

Last Updated on Monday, 30 January 2017 21:32 Monday, 30 January 2017 20:25

PGA TOUR Desktop AppPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — The PGA TOUR announced the release of a new app exclusive to Microsoft Windows 10. The app features a real-time leaderboard, quick access to player scorecards and biographical information, along with video highlights and the latest news from PGATOUR.COM.

“We are excited to work with Microsoft on this desktop app for Windows 10,” said Scott Gutterman, PGA TOUR Vice President, Digital Operations. “The new features in this app, such as Cortana, 3D shot trails and the statistics presentation, will provide a heightened means to bring PGA TOUR action to your desktop out of web browser while showcasing the PGA TOUR, our players and our tournaments in an entirely new way.”

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BMW Charity Pro-Am Announces 2017 Philanthropic Partners

Last Updated on Monday, 30 January 2017 20:16 Monday, 30 January 2017 20:06

Richy WerenskiGREENVILLE, South Carolina — With strong commitments in support of education, children and the senior community, the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation announced the list of charities that will benefit from the 2017 tournament slated to take place May 15-21 at Thornblade Club, The Preserve at Verdae and Furman University Golf Club.

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PGA Junior League Golf Grows To Record-Number 36,000 Participants In 2016

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 January 2017 19:04 Sunday, 29 January 2017 18:59

PGA Junior League GolfPALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida — PGA Junior League Golf featured a record-setting 36,000 participants across 2,900 teams nationwide last year, led by the more than 2,000 PGA and LPGA Professionals who served as Captains. The growth represents a 300 percent increase from the 9,000 kids who participated on 740 teams nationwide just three years prior.

“PGA Junior League Golf continues to be one of the most dynamic, youth-focused initiatives led by the PGA of America,” said PGA President Paul Levy. “Thanks to the leadership of PGA and LGPA Professionals nationwide, we expect this exponential growth to continue in 2017.”

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TaylorMade Golf Company Announces Signing Of Tiger Woods

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 January 2017 18:22 Sunday, 29 January 2017 18:09

altCARLSBAD, California — TaylorMade Golf Company, maker of the most-played driver on the PGA TOUR for 16 years and counting and an industry leader in product innovation and technology, announced a multi-year contract has been reached with one of the most accomplished athletes in history, Tiger Woods.

Tiger will play TaylorMade’s driver, fairway woods, irons and wedges. The signing is a definitive move by the company that reaffirms its ongoing commitment to fielding the strongest Tour staff in the industry and putting the highest performing equipment in the hands of the best players in the world.

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Callaway Signs Michelle Wie As New Staff Professional

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 January 2017 18:09 Sunday, 29 January 2017 18:04

altCARLSBAD, California — Callaway Golf announced that it has reached a Staff Pro agreement with LPGA Tour star Michelle Wie. In addition to being one of the most popular players in the sport, and of its greatest phenoms ever, Wie has been one of the most accomplished players on the LPGA since joining the Tour full-time in 2009.

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