Question of the Week

8/4/15
Author: Cary Hutto

The first meeting of what would become the Professional Golfers' Association of America (PGA) was hosted by Rodman Wanamaker in New York City. Rodman and his cohorts, including golfer Walter Hagen and course designer A.W. Tillinghast, sought to promote professional golf and golf players through the support of a national organization. The PGA would eventully set itself apart from other amateur golf organization by hosting a yearly, all-professional tournament. Winner of this tournament received the Wanamaker Trophy, and golfers today continue to compete for it every August.

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