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PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism

The PGA’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism is presented during the Golf Writers Association of America annual spring dinner in conjunction with the Masters. The award honors members of the media for the steadfast promotion of golf, both locally and nationally, throughout their career. The selection committee consists of representatives of the United States Golf Association, PGA TOUR, Senior PGA TOUR, LPGA, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, National Golf Course Owners Association, American Society of Golf Course Architects, National Golf Foundation, European PGA Tour, The PGA of America and past recipients.

Winner Year
Jerry Tarde
Golf Digest -  Fairfield, CT
2011
Dave Kindred
Golf Digest -  Locust Grove, VA
2010
Art Spander
Oakland Tribune -  Oakland, CA
2009
Marino Parascenzo
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -  Ellwood City, PA
2008
Jack Berry
Michigan Golfer -  Ann Arbor, MI
2007
Ron Green Sr.
Charlotte Observer -  Charlotte, NC
2006
Al Barkow
Golf Illustrated -  Albany, CA
2005
Bob Verdi
Golf Digest/Golf World -  Northbrook, Ill.
2004
Renton Laidlaw
The Golf Channel -  Drumoig, Scotland
2003
Nick Seitz
Golf Digest -  Rowayton, Conn.
2002
Kaye Kessler
Links -  Littleton, Colo.
2001
Jim McKay
ABC Sports -  Monkton, Md.
2000
Ken Venturi
CBS Sports -  Marco Island, Fla.
1999
Dave Anderson
New York Times -  Tenafly, N.J.
1998
Jack Whitaker
ABC Sports -  Bridgehampton, N.Y.
1997
Furman Bisher
Atlanta Journal-Constitution -  Fayetteville, Ga.
1996
Dan Jenkins
Golf Digest -  Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
1995
Frank Chirkinian
CBS Sports -  Jupiter, Fla.
1994
Bob Green (Deceased)
Associated Press -  Weatherford, Texas
1994
Jim Murray (Deceased)
Los Angeles Times -  Los Angeles, CA
1993
Herbert Warren Wind
Author -  Weston, Mass.
1992
Dick Taylor (Deceased)
Links -  Pinehurst, N.C
1991
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