Atlanta News & Events

  • Kelly Named Head Golf Professional At Georgia's Harbor Club

    Affiniti Golf Partners, one of the fastest growing golf management companies in North America, has named Keith Kelly as head golf professional at Harbor Club on Lake Oconee in Georgia. Kelly has extensive experience as a head golf professional in the southeast. He most recently held that post for four years at River Bend Country Club in New Bern, NC. Prior ...

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  • EWGA Championship Series Semifinals Set

    EWGA, an organization enabling current and aspiring business and professional women to connect through golf, will host its 17th Annual Championship Series starting this month. The event is the world's largest women's amateur golf competition. More than 2,400 women will participate in the championship series, which starts with individual chapter championship ...

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  • Tickets Now on Sale for the 93rd PGA Championship

    JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - The PGA Championship and its historic Wanamaker Trophy will return to the Atlanta Athletic Club once again for the 93rd PGA Championship, Aug. 8-14, 2011. Tickets are now on sale for the season’s final major, which perennially features the deepest international field of any major championship. ...

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  • Volunteer Applications Now Being Accepted for the 93rd PGA Championship

    JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – The 93rd PGA Championship is accepting volunteer applications for anyone wanting to be part of the 93rd PGA Championship, Aug. 8–14, 2011, at The Atlanta Athletic Club. The PGA of America anticipates the number of people registering to serve in behind-the-scenes roles at the 2011 Championship to be high due to the strong ...

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  • Atlanta Athletic Club To Host 2014 U.S. Amateur

    The Atlanta Athletic Club in Duluth, Ga., has been selected by the United States Golf Association as the host of the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship. The dates of the championship are Aug. 18-24.This will be the sixth USGA national championship to be held at the Atlanta Athletic Club. Previously, the club hosted the 1976 U.S. Open (won by Jerry Pate); the 198 ...

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  • Jack Nicklaus to Join Arnold Palmer as Honorary Starter at 2010 Masters

    More than two decades removed from his 18th and final major championship triump, the 1986 Masters, Jack Nicklaus will once again make history at Augusta National Golf Club when he joins good friend and former rival Arnold Palmer as Honorary Starter for the 2010 Masters. “I have had such a long-standing appreciation and love affair with Augusta Nat ...

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  • Destination Spotlight: South Florida's Castle Pines Golf Villas

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - On a perfect getaway, guests would be surrounded by luxury and emerald greens, all the golf courses would carry the quality signature of The PGA of America and every day would dawn with the promise of tropical pleasures. At Castle Pines Golf Villas, you'll stay and play in the heart of The PGA Village Port St Lucie. All units are ...

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  • Nationwide Tour Returning to Athens in 2010 with New Site

    The University of Georgia and the PGA Tour recently announced that professional golf will remain in the Athens area for a fifth straight year – but with a new venue and new host organization. The Nationwide Tour’s “Athens Classic at UGA” will be played at the UGA Golf Course and operated by the University’s Auxiliary Serv ...

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  • Athens' Jennings Mill Country Club to Host Nationwide Tour Event

    Jennings Mill Country Club, managed by Billy Casper Golf, will host the Nationwide Tour Athens Regional Foundation Classic, Thursday, April 16 through Sunday, April 19. The 72-hole, stroke-play tournament will be contested by 156 golfers, including defending champion Robert Damron and 50 former and current PGA Tour members, and carries a $550,000 purse. ...

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  • Gary Players' 52nd Masters Appearance to be His Last

    The man who has been hailed as the "World's Most Traveled Athlete" won't be making any more trips to Augusta, not as a player at least. Monday the legendary Gary Player announced that his 52nd Masters would be his last. Player became only the third man to capture golf's grand slam in 1965. When he won the Masters in 1961, he became the fi ...

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