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A Time of Celebration

One of the Section's Best Honored at the 2019 PGA Annual Meeting
Eric Eshleman, PGA Director of Golf at the Country Club of Birmingham, given the 2019 PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award at the 103rd PGA Annual Meeting in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Fifty Years

Alabama - NW Florida Section Celebrates its 50th Anniversary with the PGA of America
Section Launches Campaign Highlighting PGA Professionals in Alabama and the Florida Panhandle
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About the Alabama – NW Florida PGA

Experts in the Game and Business of Golf

Established in 1969, the Alabama – NW Florida Section of the PGA of America has a breadth of history as experts in the game and business of golf. Previously known as the Dixie Section from 1969 to 2016, we are headquartered in the Birmingham suburb of Pelham, Alabama at Ballantrae Golf Club.

The Section currently has over 340 Members and 75 Associates dedicated to offering special events, junior golf programs, and other playing opportunities for communities in Alabama and the panhandle of Florida. Additionally, we also provide scholarship programs for children and grandchildren of PGA Members pursuing higher education goals. We exist to support the Members who are the driving force to growing the sport and business of golf while promoting initiatives that introduce and sustain the game in surrounding communities.

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Become a PGA Member

Are you looking to build your career in golf?

There are two primary pathways which lead to PGA Membership: The PGA Associate Program and the PGA Golf Management University Program.

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Giving Back

Creating Life-Changing Opportunities Through the Game of Golf

The mission of the Alabama-NW Florida Golf Foundation is to positively impact the lives of those who reside in the state of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle through community outreaches, programs, and initiatives the game of golf provides.

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Experts in the Game and Business of Golf

The Alabama – NW Florida Section

1300 Ballantrae Club Drive

Pelham, Alabama 35124


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