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NGA PRO GOLF TOUR releases 2014 SCHEDULE

NGA PRO GOLF TOUR releases 2014 SCHEDULE

Myrtle Beach, SC December 4, 2013 – The National Golf Association Professional Golf Tour, the No. 3 Men’s Professional Golf Tour in the United States and the No. 1 recommended developmental tour by more Touring professionals, today released its schedule for the upcoming 2014 season with 34 events total to be played; 18 Pro Series, 12 Carolina Summer Series, 3 Q-School Prep Series, and the Members Only Shootout. NGA Pro Golf Tour’s Pro Series events are week-long, single-course, walking-only, guaranteed purse events designed to help players compete at golf’s highest levels. Pro Series events consist of a local qualifier, unlimited complimentary practice rounds and range use, a free junior clinic, sponsor’s pro-ams and pairings parties, and conclude with a four-day, […]

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Clemson Hosts Coastal Carolina Friday at 7 p.m.

Clemson Hosts Coastal Carolina Friday at 7 p.m.

GAME SETUP CLEMSON (5-1, 0-0 ACC) vs. COASTAL CAROLINA (2-4, 0-0 Big South) Tipoff: 7 p.m. Tickets: 1-800-CLEMSON Web: ESPN3 (Tom Van Hoy-pbp; Ralph Patterson-color) Radio: CTSN (Pete Yanity-pbp; Tim Bourret-color) • Clemson faces Coastal Carolina on Friday for the third straight year. Coastal has claimed back-to-back victories for the first time in the series. • Coastal Carolina Head Coach Cliff Ellis was inducted into the Clemson Hall of Fame this fall. Ellis is Clemson’s winningest coach in men’s basketball history. • Clemson leads the ACC with 8.0 blocked shots per game. THE SERIES CU Series W-L record: Clemson leads 5-2 Streak: Coastal Carolina has won the last two meetings QUICK HITS • Clemson enters Friday’s game with a 5-1 […]

NGA Tour and Hurricane Pro Golf Tour announce creation of new “NGA Hurricane Cup at Foxfire”

NGA Tour and Hurricane Pro Golf Tour announce creation of new “NGA Hurricane Cup at Foxfire”

NGA Tour, Brown Golf Management and the Hilton Head Island based Hurricane Pro Golf Tour announce partnership and creation of new “NGA Hurricane Cup at Foxfire” Best of NGA Carolina Winter Series to compete against best of Hurricane Pro Golf Tour in Ryder Cup styled event Myrtle Beach, SC November 27, 2013 – For 25 years the NGA Tour has been a leader in providing opportunities for professional golfers at the developmental tour level and those opportunities continue to grow with the announcement of a partnership between the NGA Tour, Brown Golf Management and the Hilton Head Island based Hurricane Pro Golf Tour to create the new “NGA Hurricane Cup at Foxfire”, a Ryder Cup styled team competition pitting the […]

95 NGA Tour Alums make Final Stage of Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament

95 NGA Tour Alums make Final Stage of Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament

Myrtle Beach, SC November 25, 2013 – In a time when other developmental tours outside of the U.S.A. are being granted a certain number of guaranteed spots, the NGA Tour continues to lead all tours by having more players advance into Final Stage of the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament than any other tour in golf. The NGA Tour will have an astounding 95 current and past players competing in the Final Stage of the inaugural Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament scheduled for December 12-15, 2013 at the PGA West Nicklaus TC and TPC Stadium courses in La Quinta, Cal. What makes the number even more incredible is the fact that it is more than the 87 the NGA Tour graduated from […]

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Michigan State alum Ryan Brehm wins NGA Winter Series event at MetroWest Golf Club

Michigan State alum Ryan Brehm wins NGA Winter Series event at MetroWest Golf Club

Bama alum Chip Deason survives cold temperatures and blustery conditions to win the NGA Carolina Winter Series event at River Hills Golf & CC NGA FLORIDA WINTER SERIES Re-cap: Orlando, FL November 22, 2013 – Ryan Brehm (Mt. Pleasant, Mich.) started his Friday morning off teeing it up in the next to last group of the day, and just 3 shots back of the lead, heading into the final round of the NGA Florida Winter Series being held at MetroWest Golf Club in Orlando, Fla. By mid-afternoon, he would find himself matching the low round of the tournament (66) and holding his 1st ever NGA Tour winner’s check. The Michigan State alum leapfrogged 3 players and bested his playing partner Chris Epperson, who he was tied for 4th with heading […]

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NGA Tour announces partnership with Ontario based Great Lakes Tour

NGA Tour announces partnership with Ontario based Great Lakes Tour

National Golf Association becomes sanctioning body of newly branded NGA Great Lakes Tour Myrtle Beach, SC November 19, 2013 – For the past 25 years the NGA Tour has prided itself in organizing events that closely mirror the PGA Tour and, once again, the NGA Tour is following the PGA Tour’s lead by helping to grow the game of golf internationally at the developmental level. The NGA Tour and long standing Ontario based Great Lakes Tour announce a partnership whereby the Great Lakes Tour will join the NGA Association of Developmental Tours starting in 2014 and the NGA Tour will act as the sanctioning body for the newly branded NGA Great Lakes Tour. The NGA Tour becomes the second US […]

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Peter Malnati goes from NGA Tour to 15th Place on PGA Tour in less than 9 months

Peter Malnati goes from NGA Tour to 15th Place on PGA Tour in less than 9 months

Brian Stuard finishes 2nd, leads 58 NGA alums in OHL Classic field. NGA Alums Jason Bohn, Chris Stroud T3. Playa del Carmen, Mexico November 18, 2013 – 58 NGA Tour alums (almost 44% of the field) competed in last week’s OHL Classic on the PGA Tour (November 14-17) and, while Brian Stuard led all of them with his runner-up finish, it might have been Peter Malnati’s 15th place finish that was the most impressive. Why, you ask? Because Malnati is less than a year removed from his debut on the NGA Tour Pro Series back in February of this year. Malnati joined the NGA Tour for the 2013 season looking to develop his game and develop he did. He started his NGA Tour Pro […]

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England’s Mark Side grabs 1st Professional Win at NGA Shingle Creek Winter event

England’s Mark Side grabs 1st Professional Win at NGA Shingle Creek Winter event

Orlando, FL November 15, 2013 – Mark Side (London, England) closed with a four-under par 68 in the final round of the NGA Tour Winter Series Event hosted by Shingle Creek Golf Club to win by a margin of two strokes over 2013 NGA Tour Rookie of the Year and former Auburn University star Blayne Barber (Auburn, Ala.). “I putted well, I’ve been hitting the ball well all year, finally made a few putts so it was a good week.” said the 38 year old Side about his play this week. Side started the day tied for second, one stroke behind second round leader Sebastian Szimark (Toronto, Canada), but with an outward nine of 33 and a birdie on 10, […]

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Chris Kirk gets 1st PGA Tour Win of Season for NGA Tour alums at McGladrey Classic

Chris Kirk gets 1st PGA Tour Win of Season for NGA Tour alums at McGladrey Classic

65 NGA Tour Alums (49.2% of the field) compete in PGA Tour McGladrey Classic including 2013 NGA Tour members Hunter Hamrick, James Vargas Sea Island, GA November 11, 2013 – NGA Tour alum Chris Kirk won the McGladrey Classic this past week (November 7 – 10), grabbing the 1st win by an NGA Tour alum on this new, young PGA Tour season. It only took until the 3rd full field event of the season but Kirk -14 managed to hold off Briny Baird and Tim Clark by a shot for the victory. Consistency was the name of the game for Kirk as he posted 4 consecutive rounds in the 60′s, shooting 66 thrice. Fellow NGA Tour alums John Senden and Scott Brown matched […]

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Penn State alum Robert Rohanna grabs 1st NGA Win at Harmony Golf Preserve

Penn State alum Robert Rohanna grabs 1st NGA Win at Harmony Golf Preserve

Uli Weinhandl becomes 1st Austrian born NGA Tour Champion with Monday win Harmony, FL November 8, 2013 – When Robert Rohanna, out of Waynesburg, Penn., finished his final round at the NGA Harmony Golf Preserve Winter Series event on Thursday for a tournament leading 13 under par, you couldn’t blame him for thinking he had just secured his first NGA Tour victory. And why wouldn’t he? He had just played with and beaten Blayne Barber, a player who seems to win every NGA event he signs up for, and Randall Hutchison, the leading money winner from last season’s NGA Winter Series and current Web.com Tour member. But Rohanna knew better, especially with the strength of the field he’s become accustomed […]

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