The Middle Atlantic Section of The PGA (MAPGA), located in Stafford, Virginia, is one of 41 Sections of The Professional Golfers' Association of America, headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
The PGA of America, formed in 1916, has grown into the world's largest working sports organization with more than 27,000 members and apprentices. Its mission is to promote enjoyment and involvement in the game of golf and to contribute to the game's growth by providing services to PGA Professionals and the golf industry. The MAPGA has been a part of The PGA since 1925, and consists of over 1,100 members and apprentices in Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia and small portions of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. There are over 900,000 golfers playing more than 16.5 million rounds of golf a season in the Middle Atlantic region. There are over 600 operating golf facilities, of which approximately 70 percent employ a PGA Professional (83% of facilities with 18 holes or more).
Middle Atlantic PGA Section