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Rants & Raves

...structural change in our governing body. THEY NEED TO CHANGE the name from LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) to the APGA (Asian Professional Golf Association). It's no fun to watch anymore. WHAT HAS HAPPENED to the morning show on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-30/rants-raves
For nearly three decades, women had golf tournament of their own in Augusta

...players grow the sport and form the Ladies Professional Golf Association in 1950."The Titleholders was to the LPGA...organized its precursor ? the Women's Professional Golf Association ? in 1944.Women's golf struggled to win...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-10/nearly-three-decades-women-ha
Junior Invitational promises to be exciting venue for younger golfers

...will conclude the week with an awards banquet. The keynote speaker will be Tim Finchem, president of the Professional Golf Association.Our world is getting smaller, and we are pleased to give these kids from all walks of life and from all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2011-04-10/junior-invitatio
Biz bits

...Academy of Ophthalmology. Phil Tralies , chairman of Club Car, has earned the Ernie Sabayrac Award from the Professional Golf Association for lifetime contributions to the golf industry. Donald Ivey has earned a Gold Level Council of Sales Leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/29/yrb_505733.shtml
Your Business | Club Car
Skorts have become dress of choice for women golfers

...80 percent of the players wear skorts, McPherson said.Skorts are also popular among women on the Ladies Professional Golf Association Tour, he said, including his sister, Kristy McPherson.Skorts have always been a fashion favorite for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/fashion/2010-04-10/skorts-have-become-dress-ch
Fashion | Life
Bogeys for business

...golfing groups - including the U.S. Golf Association, the Professional Golfers Association and Ladies Professional Golf Association tours, the National Golf Course Owners Association and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/14/bus_338380.shtml
Business | Augusta National Golf Club | Club Car | E-Z-Go
Golf traffic to overwhelm Edgefield

Augusta Mayor Bob Young takes great credit for his "personal efforts" to bring an international Ladies Professional Golf Association golf tournament to the "Augusta area" (Vintage Hill). He's made a special point to refer to this event...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/01/op_316342.shtml
Opinion columns
Golf-management major suits some students to a tee

...professional golf managers. To earn that status, they must pass a playing aptitude test designed by the Professional Golf Association of America, which certifies aspiring golf teachers and managers. At minimum, a student must score within...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/14/bus_312938.shtml
Business
Life's lessons start on `The First Tee'

...chairman and the organization enjoys support from all major golf associations, including the Professional Golf Association, Ladies Professional Golf Association and United States Golf Association. It is also supported by the Augusta National Golf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/11/op_306577.shtml
Opinion columns | Augusta National Golf Club
Girls golfers go the distance

...are beginners and don't know the ins and outs of the game, Stephanie said. Her favorites on the Ladies Professional Golf Association tour are Annika Sorenstam and newcomer Kelli Kuehne. Although she thinks of someday turning pro, Stephanie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/04/xtr_286079.shtml
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