The Professional Putters Association
“Founded with the purpose of finding the world’s greatest putter, to promote Putt-Putt Golf Courses of America and its franchised locations.” – circa 1959 Don Clayton, Founder of Putt-Putt Golf Courses and The Professional Putters Association.
Entry fees for the Match Play Invitational will be taken on Thursday from 10:30 am to noon only.
Tee off for Proputters.org on Friday will be at 8am.
Match play will begin as soon as possible after three rounds of the Proputters.org tournament on Friday. It is estimated 30 – 45 minutes are needed to complete the match play brackets after the Proputters.org finishes. From 1 pm to 3 pm we will take a lunch break for all players. Rounds of match play will continue into the evening on Friday in order to complete as much play as possible on Friday with no new matches starting after 7 pm.
Payouts over $600 will be paid via check and mailed. Payouts are listed on Proputters.org.
The official Facebook page, www.facebook.com/TheProfessionalPuttersAssociation, will have any changes to official start times or tournament changes that may be necessary during the weekend of events.
On Friday, Mark has a group of 200 booked from 1 to 3 and we are happy to accommodate. We thank Mark, and his staff, for hosting this year’s National Putt Putt tournaments.
For more information see the 2017 National Match Play Invitational page at: www.proputters.org/2017-match-play-invitational/.
Hotel Discount for Augusta
Special Rates for Augusta at the ECCO All Suites Hotel. Mark Ross has a block of rooms with a special price of $72 per night for the Match Play Tournament weekend. Call the hotel direct and ask for the Putt-Putt or PPA rate.
YouTube Visits Matt Bellner
A film crew from YouTube came to Longview, TX and filmed Matt Bellner and his 77 year old dad. Matt tells the story of why he moved from Los Angeles to Texas and how he started playing Professional Putt-Putt. Excellent video!
2017 Western Open
On April 22 – 23 the PPA descended on the enormous Putt Putt facility in Memphis, TN. Greg Ward won pro proving the master of the wet course conditions. Terry Sanner won APA with a late charge in the final round. Details about the tournament along with scores can be found here.
$25,000 Match Play Invitational
Information about the 2017 Match Play Invitational in Augusta, GA, including current automatic qualifiers and current points, is available at: 2017 Match Play Invitational.
2017 PPA Virginia Putting Tour Letter
The Virginia Putting Tour letter is available at: 2017 Virginia Tour letter. Tour finals will be held in Roanoke, VA on August 27. Payouts for the Virginia Tour are available here: 2017 Virginia Tour Payouts.
2017 PPA Southern Putting Tour Letter
The Southern Putting Tour letter is available here: 2017 SPT Tour Letter. Tour finals will be in Hope Mills, NC on October 8.
2017 PPA National Tournament Dates and Sites Announced
North, south, east, and west are covered in the 2017 PPA National Tournaments. Tournaments are spread from Fort Wayne, IN, to Augusta, GA, to Richmond, VA, to Memphis, TN.
We would like to say thank you to our generous sponsors for their continued support of the PPA. Putt-Putt franchise owners across the country who welcome PPA players with courses that are competition-ready, David McCollister of Southern Key Investments, the Putt-Putt Board of Directors and SafePark USA who have each made commitments to continue our search to find the World’s Greatest Putter. Their support allows the PPA to continue to conduct the high-level tournaments that we all enjoy.
Please be sure to support them the same way they support us.
Thanks to all of the putters that come out and play. Without your participation the PPA could not exist. We look forward to seeing you at the national, regional, and local PPA events this year.
The 2017 PPA National Tournament Schedule provides top-level competition over a wide geographical area. Additional information can be found on the 2017 PPA National Tournament Schedule page.