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Sherri Pla, PGA Inspired by the PGA Jr. League Golf Championship presented by National Car Rental, Sherri Pla—the Head PGA Professional for the City of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida—founded a PGA Jr. League program at Sandhill Crane Golf Course. This was one of seven pilot programs in the country in 2016 specifically…

While golf is a sport that can be enjoyed by players of any skill level, the costs associated with the game may make it inaccessible to some. The PGA of America is dedicated to ensuring all youth interested in learning the game have the opportunity to do so, regardless of…

Engaging the next generation of golfers is just as impactful for the PGA of America as it is for young people. Participation in golf and other sports is associated with a wide range of benefits—physical, emotional, social and cognitive—that can last well into adulthood. Unfortunately, only 26 percent of youth…