2019 May PGA Memorabilia Auction Featuring PGA REACH Collection
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George S. May's PGA Badge/Credentials - Golf's Broadcasting Pioneer & Tam O'Shanter Club Owner


May is a name that many don't know, but should considering his achievements and improvements to the game of golf. In the 1940s and 1950s he turned the game into a mass spectated sport. The First televised golf event was in 1953 from his Tam O' Shanter course in Illinois. Along with the increase in spectators was the increase in purse size, as he was able to have a then record $25,000 first place prize for that tournament in 1953. Here is his credentials badge, issued by the PGA.A signed letter of from PGA Historian Bob Denney will accompany this lot.

~*PGA Reach Collection*~

PGA Foundation Inc. d/b/a PGA REACH, is the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the PGA of America. PGA REACH positively impacts the lives of youth, military, and diverse populations by enabling access to PGA Professionals, PGA Sections and the game of golf

* All winning bids for auction items will be deemed to be at fair market value. As a result, none of the items are eligible for a charitable tax deduction and no acknowledgement letters will be provided * 


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This auction will end at 9:00pm EST Sunday, May 19th, with EXTENDED BIDDING to follow. All items that have received multiple bids in the auction will remain open until no items have received a bid within a 15 minute time period (at 10pm EST, the countdown clock will be adjusted to a 5 minute interval)

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George S. May's PGA Badge/Credentials - Golf's Broadcasting Pioneer & Tam O'Shanter Club OwnerGeorge S. May's PGA Badge/Credentials - Golf's Broadcasting Pioneer & Tam O'Shanter Club OwnerGeorge S. May's PGA Badge/Credentials - Golf's Broadcasting Pioneer & Tam O'Shanter Club Owner
George S. May's PGA Badge/Credentials - Golf's Broadcasting Pioneer & Tam O'Shanter Club Owner
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Minimum Bid: $30.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $199.75
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Monday, May 20, 2019.
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