PGA Professional Championship

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Belfair has been selected to host the 2019 PGA Professional Championship, the world's largest all-professional event. Scheduled to be played April 28-May 1, 2019, the 52nd edition of the PGA Professional Championship will be conducted for the first time in the spring.

The 312-player PGA Professional Championship field is comprised of players who advance from the 41 PGA Section Championships, along with past champions. The low 20 scorers at Belfair will earn a berth in the 2019 PGA Championship to be played May 16-19, 2019 at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York. All four rounds of the PGA Professional Championship will be broadcast live on Golf Channel.

 

The PGA Professional Championship is presented by Cadillac, Club Car and OMEGA

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Spectators

 Admission into the Championship is complimentary to Spectators.

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Shuttling service will be provided by Savannah Trolley throughout the Championship. Volunteers and Spectators will be shuttled from a front gate parking area to the Clubhouse and/or Volunteer Tent.

 

 

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Golf Channel Coverage

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Golf Channel's broadcast team for the 2019 PGA Professional Championship presented by Cadillac, Club Car and OMEGA will be composed of play-by-play announcer Whit Watson and analyst Charlie Rymer, PGA. The broadcasts will also feature Todd Lewis reporting on multiple holes from the tower; Kay Cockerill and Tripp Isenhour on the course; and Scotte Walker conducting interviews.

Scheduled Broadcast Times: (Eastern Time Zone)

  • Sunday 9:00P - 11:00P (Tape Delay)
  • Monday 4:00P - 7:00P (Live) ) 2:00A - 5:00A (Replay)
  • Tuesday 4:00P - 7:00P (Live) 2:00A - 5:00A (Replay)
  • Wednesday 2:30P - 5:30P (Live) 1:30A - 4:30A (Replay)

History of the PGA Professional Championship

ABOUT THE PGA PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 

Begun in 1968, The PGA Professional Championship provides additional playing opportunities for PGA Professionals. The showcase event for PGA Professionals features a 312-player field representing 41 PGA Sections competing at the peak of their games, and with its 20 top finishers earning a berth in the PGA Championship. 

The National Championship was first televised live by Golf Channel in 1997 and has a potential audience of more than 110 million. 

HISTORY OF THE PGA OF AMERICA 

The PGA of America was established in 1916 to promote the game of golf and enhance the careers of PGA golf professionals. Since that time, the PGA of America has grown into the world's largest working sports organization, with a staff of over 200 people daily servicing the needs of more than 28,000 men and women PGA members and apprentices. The PGA of America is not affiliated with the PGA TOUR or PGA National Resort and Spa. All three entities are separate corporations servicing different segments of the golf industry. 

The following major championships are conducted by The PGA of America: 

  • The Ryder Cup 

  • PGA Championship 

  • KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship 

  • KPMG Women's PGA Championship 

  • PGA Professional Championship National Car Rental Assistant

  • PGA Professional Championship 

  • Senior PGA Professional Championship 

  • Boys Junior PGA Championship 

  • Girls' Junior PGA Championship 

  • PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship 

  • PGA Winter Championships 

  • PGA Cup 

  • PGA Tournament Series 

  • PGA Junior League National Championship 

  • Junior Ryder Cup

Everyone Is Talking About Us Here's What They're Saying
"Belfair has the elements we look for in this national championship - challenging courses, inviting facilities and a staff that embraces an exceptional field."

- President, PGA of America - Suzy Whaley, PGA/LPGA

"The PGA of America is excited to take the PGA Professional Championship to Belfair, which is an outstanding location to showcase our finest playing PGA Professionals," said PGA President Paul Levy. "Belfair features the elements we look for in this national championship - challenging courses, inviting facilities and a staff that embraces an exceptional field."

- Past PGA President Paul Levy

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