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Ryder Cup Captain on the menu for PGA Lunch

  European team captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup in America Padraig Harrington has been announced as the guest of honour for this year’s PGA Lunch in London. The annual event returns to London’s Grosvenor House on December 20. Three-time Major winner Harrington will be a popular guest having established

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Paul Hurrion to deliver putting masterclass in Thailand

  World-renowned biomechanics expert and putting coach Dr Paul Hurrion has been confirmed to deliver his incredibly popular ‘Putting Biomechanics’ seminar on the Coaching Masterclass programme at this year’s PGA International Conference in Phuket, Thailand. Hurrion has gained international recognition in many sports including athletics, cricket and golf for his

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Unleash your Drive – Training for PGA Professionals

  The Golf Foundation is offering all PGA Professional coaches interested in working with children and young people the opportunity to develop their coaching and teaching skills around this audience with a particular focus on developing life skills through golf. Following an extremely successful pilot project, tested and developed by a group

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Latest jobs for PGA Members

  Are you looking for a fresh challenge? There are many job opportunities open to PGA Members within the golf industry, both in the UK, Ireland and overseas. If you’re interested in placing a job advert with The PGA email recruitment@pga.org.uk Situations vacant Ridgeway Golf Club Lead Coach UK And Ireland

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Slieve Russell unveiled as PGA National Ireland

  Slieve Russell Hotel, Golf & Country Club has been unveiled as PGA National Ireland becoming only the eighth PGA National designated resort in the world. The designation is recognition not just of the highly acclaimed 18-hole championship course, regarded as one of Ireland’s best parkland courses, but also of

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Experience comes to the fore

Damien McGrane birdied the second play-off hole to win the Irish Club Professional Tournament at Dromoland Castle GC. The Carlow GC professional put his experience to good use, taking an aggressive approach off the tee at the short par four 10th which left him 15 feet from the flag. His

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PGA North expands management

  It’s onwards and upwards for Pleasington-based PGA North which has widened its county management by re-introducing Lancashire to the fold which already includes the PGA in Cheshire & North Wales, writes David Birtill. “We look after one of the biggest regions in the association and the county management has

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Westcoast Pro-Am open to all

  The Westcoast Pro-Am at Bearwood Lakes takes prime position again on the PGA South’s Tournament Schedule on Wednesday 17 July and team entries are now open to all PGA Professionals with their own teams, writes Charles Dehaan. Director of Golf Jon Dry commented: “The Pro-Am is always a great

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Ben’s big break

  Ben Kerr has landed the role he has always wanted – head PGA professional at Royal Worlington and Newmarket, writes Tony Rushmer Kerr, 31, grew up in nearby Newmarket and joined its Links Golf Club where he remains a member. But a job at the prestigious nine-hole neighbour a

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