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The growth of the Ryder Cup, a signature PGA event and one of the greatest events in sports, has spurred interest in golf outside of the United States. The event, held once every two years, alternates between sites in the United States (hosted by the PGA of America) and in…

In November 2018, the PGA of America announced the formation of a groundbreaking alliance with China’s Mission Hills Group and PacificPine Sports Group that launched three PGA Golf Academies in China. Mission Hills, the world’s largest golf facility, with 22 golf courses across two locations—will see two PGA of America…

The PGA is partnered with Colt Mackenzie McNair (CMM), the leading executive recruitment specialist working in international golf markets, to match PGA of America Professionals with employment opportunities internationally. This partnership is beneficial for both the PGA Professionals, who have the opportunity to develop their careers internationally, and for the…

The golf industry has faced several challenges in recent years, particularly surrounding declining participation in the game. However, the growth potential worldwide provides great opportunities for the future. A recent report by The R&A found a total of more than 38,000 golf facilities exist in 209 countries around the world. From 2014–2018,…