Philadelphia PGA Partners with Parx Casino®

Lower Gwynedd Township, Pa. (March 17, 2022) — The Philadelphia PGA Section, one of the PGA of America’s 41 geographical managing entities, and Parx Casino®, the No. 1 casino in Pennsylvania, have partnered to amplify the Section’s pro-am series, in which the casino has been named the Presenting Partner. The Section will also assist Parx Casino® with the creation of boutique client experiences for its VIP guests.

The Philadelphia PGA Pro-Am Series, Presented by Parx Casino®, includes seven events:

  • Plantation Lakes Pro-Am Championship
    Thursday, April 14 at Plantation Lakes G. & C.C.
  • Spring Pro-Lady Team Championship
    Tuesday, May 24 at Lehigh C.C.
  • A.C. Stableford Team Championship
    Wednesday, May 11 at Ballamor G.C.
  • Indian Valley Stableford Team Championship
    Monday, July 18 at Indian Valley C.C.
  • Pro-Scratch Championship
    Monday, August 8 at Trump National G.C. – Philadelphia
  • Summer Pro-Lady Team Championship
    Wednesday, August 24 at Sunnybrook G.C.
  • Fall Finale Pro-Am Championship
    Wednesday, October 26 at Bulle Rock G.C.

In addition to the Section pro-am series, Parx Casino® will also become a Presenting Partner of the PGA REACH Philadelphia Pro-Am Championship at the Philadelphia Cricket Club on Tuesday, October 11. PGA REACH Philadelphia, the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the Philadelphia PGA Section, has a mission to positively impact lives through the game of golf, concentrating on three key pillars: Youth, Military, and Diversity.

“We are very excited to have Parx Casino® join the Philadelphia PGA Section’s partnership family,” said Section Executive Director Geoff Surrette, PGA. “Parx will surely improve our events for our PGA Professionals and their members and guests, and we are delighted to be able to help refine the casino’s boutique client experiences.”

Parx Casino® Chief Marketing Officer Marc Oppenheimer said “We are thrilled to partner with the Philadelphia PGA Section this year for their series of pro-am events. We also are proud to support the mission of PGA REACH Philadelphia. We look forward to building a long lasting relationship together providing great golf experiences for all in the Philadelphia area.”

About Parx Casino®
Parx Casino® is owned and operated by Greenwood Racing, Inc. and is the #1 revenue generating casino property in Pennsylvania. Parx Casino® is conveniently located 20 minutes north of center city Philadelphia, I-95 exit 37 or PA Turnpike exit 351 (westbound), exit 352 (eastbound) on Street Road in Bensalem Bucks County. Parx features over 200,000 square feet of gaming; 3,270 slot machines and 124 live table games; 48 poker tables in custom built private room; live racing & simulcast action; Xcite Center, 1,500 seat live entertainment venue, Liberty Bell Gastropub, farm-to-fork inspired menu; Parx Grill, an upscale signature restaurant; Foodies quick service dining; Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab House and SportsBar; Jax sports bar; Circle Bar; Bambu Noodle House; Bugervana; XLounge, luxury casino lounge; a massive year-round Beer Garden and complimentary parking for over 5,000 cars. In 2019, Parx Casino® launched sports betting with a $10M world-class sportsbook, online gaming and online sports betting. For more information on Parx Casino®, visit

About the Philadelphia PGA Section
The Philadelphia PGA Section, covering eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware, is one of 41 geographical managing entities of the PGA of America. This Section manages nearly 900 PGA Members and Associates who are employed at over 590 golf facilities in our region.


Matt Frey, PGA, Communications Director, Philadelphia PGA Section,

Carrie Nork Minelli, PR Director, Parx Casino®,