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Founded in 1946.

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75 years of growing the game of golf in Southern Ohio.
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Southern Ohio PGA News

Karnes Named 2021 Southern Ohio PGA Golf Professional of the Year 1

Karnes Named 2021 Southern Ohio PGA Golf Professional of the Year

October 15, 2021

Rob Karnes, PGA…Southern Ohio PGA 2021 Golf Professional of the Year…After 30 years as a Golf Professional, Rob Karnes, PGA is still as

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Arnold Claims 4th SOPGA Tour Championship by Two at TPC River’s Bend 1

Arnold Claims 4th SOPGA Tour Championship by Two at TPC River’s Bend

October 13, 2021

MAINEVILLE, OH (October 13, 2021) – Sam Arnold, PGA claims 2021 SOPGA Tour Championship! Arnold carded rounds of 71-68 over two days at TPC

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Captain George Leads Southern Ohio to Victory at 25th Ohio Cup 1

Captain George Leads Southern Ohio to Victory at 25th Ohio Cup

October 07, 2021

GROVE CITY, OH (October 6, 2021) – Captain Cory George, PGA and the Southern Ohio Team reclaimed the Ohio Cup after four years with an 18-14

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Our Mission

Leading the game of golf for over 70 years

The Southern Ohio Section, PGA of America is an association of over 500 golf professionals whose mission is to promote the interest, participation and enjoyment in the game itself; establish and maintain professional standards of practice, and enhance the well-being of golf professionals.

We achieve our mission to grow the game of golf through our educational opportunities, employment consulting services, community initiatives, sponsorship efforts, and many other local programs for enthusiasts, students, business professionals, and other community members in the southern Ohio area. Our Section operates through our Southeast and Southwest Chapters.

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Southern Ohio PGA Partners

PGA REACH, Southern Ohio

Our Foundation’s Mission

is to grow the game, uphold its wonderful traditions, instill these core values, and create enduring memories for generations to come.

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News and Info for Associates

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PGA Professional Golf Management (PGA PGM) Program

In order to become a PGA Member, you'll first need to become a registered Associate and go through the PGA Professional Golf Management (PGA PGM) Program.

PGA Golf Management University Program

The PGA Golf Management University Program is offered at 18 universities nationwide. Each participating university has specific entrance requirements.

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Each applicant will be evaluated on the merits of her membership status with the LPGA to determine if she qualifies for and will be approved to work toward membership in the PGA of America.

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Fairborn, OH 45324

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