May 15: PRGA Junior Program - Coco Beach Golf Club
May 25-27: PRGA Junior Island Championship – Bahia Beach Resort
June 2: Juegos Puerto Rico 2016 - Rio Bayamón Golf Club 
June 9-12: PRGA Championship - Coco Beach Golf Club


Yesterday afternoon, The PRGA hosted a meeting with the USGA. In the meeting we have the USGA Executive Director & CEO Mike Davis, Emily von Doehren Senior Director of Regional Affairs, Kathy Gordon Regional Affairs Director (Southeast Region), the PRGA Board of Directors and Staff. The meeting provided an update of the USGA and we have a open discussion on how to develop golf and make it better for the good of golf.


21st Caribbean Golf Classic

Toyota Junior World Golf Cup

Diana Velez, Valeria Pacheco and Natalia Rivera are the three girls representing us at the 2016 Toyota World Junior Qualifier hosted by Trinidad & Tobago. It's a three day tournament that stars today in which the best two scores per day will count and the winning team will qualify to The 2016 Toyota Junior Golf World Cup at Japan. Good luck girls!

After the second round of the 2016 Toyota World Junior Qualifier, Diana Velez and Valeria Pacheco repeated again their score from yesterday shooting (76) and (79) respectively. They are currently in 2nd place overall behind Mexico. The last round is schedule to start tomorrow at 8:00 am. Good luck girls!

After the last round at the 2016 Toyota World Junior Qualifier, the two best scores for Puerto Rico were Valeria Pacheco (77) and Diana Velez (80). The girls ended the tournament in 2nd place behind Mexico. Despite not qualifying, the PRGA wants to congratulate the girls on putting all their effort and commitment in the tournament. Thanks to Sasha (coach), Valeria, Diana and Natalia on excellent representation!


Shell Houston Open

Rafa Campos finished his last round even par (72). Campos concluded the event -3 overall and t-38 at the Shell Houston Open. The PRGA congratulates Rafa on a great representation and participation. Rafa Campos is schedule to play this week at the Web.com Tour Servientrega Championship Presented by Efecty.
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Puerto Rico Open at Coco Beach

Tony Finau won the Puerto Rico Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, beating Steve Marino with a birdie on the third hole of a playoff at windy Coco Beach.The 26-year-old Finau won with his third straight birdie in the playoff on the par-5 18th, blasting out of the back bunker to 3 feet. Marino was just off the back edge of the green in two, but left his putt from the fringe 4 1/2 short and missed his birdie try to the right.Finau and Marino each shot 2-under 70 to finish at 12-under 276. Marino birdied the 18th to tie Finau, and got into the playoff when Finau missed a 6-foot birdie putt.

Local Pro, Rafa Campos had an outstanding performance and finished tied to 8th.  Campos finished with a -9 under par overall for the tournament (64), (71), (72), (72). With these results Rafa gets the opportunity to play this week at the Shell Houston Open. Congratulation to Rafa, Puerto Rico is very proud of you! Good luck this week!




Puerto Rico Open Monday Qualifier Results


The Puerto Rico Golf Association congratulates Jacob Eggers (67), Jon McLean (68), Connor Arendell (68), and Robert "Bo" Hoag (69) for winning the final four spots at the Puerto Rico Open Monday Qualifier. Bo Hoag earned his spot after a dramatic 3 holes playoff victory over five participants.  


Puerto Rico Open Friday Qualifiers Results


The Puerto Rico Golf Association congratulates Jack Maguire for winning the 2016 Puerto Rico Open - Friday Qualifier #propen


PRGA Promotes Golf at Carvin School

The PRGA presented an introduction of the basic of golf to the students that will be volunteering at the 2016 Puerto Rico Open at Coco Beach. The goal of this presentation was to teach participants the basic of the game. In the near future the PRGA and the Carvin School administration will team up to incorporate golf as part of the physical education curriculum. We look forward to growing and developing the game with important project like this one. Stay posted for further information. 

FINAL RESULTS- PRGA Junior Program at Rio Mar CC




Dear PRGA Member. The 2016 PRGA GHIN Cards are ready. You may contact you member club to schedule the pick up after Wednesday March 16. With this card you will have daily access to the 2016 Puerto Rico Open at Coco Beach. Keep posted for additional members benefits. 








PRGA Junior Program Schedule


Maria Torres helped The University of Florida win its third tournament of the season

NCAA: The University of Florida Gators won third team title of the season at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate in New Orleans. Maria Torres carded her third under-par tournament score this season with a -1 (215) to finish tied for 11th.

Other Golf News 

PGA TOUR: Charley Hoffman made a 9-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open on Sunday.The 39-year-old Hoffman closed with a 3-under 69 at TPC San Antonio for a one-stroke victory over Patrick Reed. Hoffman finished at 12-under 276 and earned $1,116,000 for his fourth PGA TOUR victory.




Web.com Tour: Wesley Bryan takes over the No. 1 spot on the Web.com Tour money list with his victory at the El Bosque Mexico Championship presented by INNOVA. Bryan fired a final-round 67, good for a four-stroke victory over Richy Werenski (66) and 54-hole leader Brad Fritsch (73). Local Pro Rafa Campos finished at -4 overall for the tournament and t-34. Campos is projected to be 67 at the money list.



 PGA TOUR Latinoamerica: In an extensive final round in which he played 31 holes, the American John Young Kim prevailed to get his first win as a professional in Guatemala Stella Artois Open in 2016. Young Kim finished the event at -15. Local Pro Edward Figueroa finished -6 overall for the tournament and 12 place.




In Rio,the world's best golfers will be part of the Olympic Games. For the first time in more than a century, and the lure of a gold medal is sure to attract the sport's biggest names.
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NCAA: Feb 14-16 2016, Georgia won the 2016 Lady Puerto Rico Classic by three shots over Arkansas.
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NCAA: Rio Grande, Puerto Rico- Feb 21-23 2016, Alabama cruised to a nine-stroke victory at the 2016 PR Classic. This would be the Crimson Tide's fifth PR Classic Title in the las six years.

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