ABOUT THE PGA OF AMERICA
Founded in 1916, the PGA of America is one of the world’s largest sports organizations, composed of nearly 29,000 PGA Professionals who work daily to grow interest and participation in the game of golf.
The PGA of America has enhanced its leadership position by conducting premier spectator events, such as the PGA Championship, KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, and the Ryder Cup, as well as significant philanthropic outreach initiatives and award-winning golf promotions.
PGA Professionals bring energy to the game worldwide through engagement at their clubs and in their communities, inspiring individuals of all ages and diverse backgrounds to learn and play the game of golf.
DIRECTOR OF INSTRUCTION
Kevin Smeltz, our Top 100 Golf Magazine Director of Golf, oversees all of the instructional programs and is dedicated to hiring and training an elite group of coaches that supports the PGA of America Academies. Kevin, along with the PGA, has fined tuned the training curriculum for our programs and fit them to best suit the youth golfer's needs in China.