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APGA News

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: APGA links with PGA Tour Champions for added exposure


Opportunities afforded to members of the Advocates Professional Golf Association have grown slowly since the tour’s inception in 2010 as a place for African American and other minority golfers to play professionally.

One step has been for APGA tournaments to align with PGA or PGA Tour Champions events.

Read More on stltoday.com
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Winner of APGA Tour St. Louis - Ascension Classic to receive exemption into World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba


ST. LOUIS (May 18, 2022) – The APGA Tour St. Louis – Ascension Classic announced today that the winner of its inaugural event, coming to North St. Louis County, Sept. 8-9, 2022, at Glen Echo Country Club, will receive an exemption into the PGA TOUR’s World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba this fall. 

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Tuesday, March 1, 2022

St. Louis American: New golf tourney coming to St. Louis


Ascension and the Advocates Professional Golf Association (APGA) Tour, in association with the Ascension Charity Classic presented by Emerson, have formed a three-year agreement to host a new professional golf tournament in St. Louis. The APGA Tour St. Louis – Ascension Classic presented by Daugherty Business Solutions will debut Sept. 8-9, 2022, at Glen Echo Country Club in North St. Louis County.

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Friday, February 25, 2022

Advocates Professional Golf Association Tour Coming to St. Louis


ST. LOUIS (Feb. 25, 2022) – Ascension and the Advocates Professional Golf Association (APGA) Tour, in association with the Ascension Charity Classic presented by Emerson, have formed a three-year agreement to host a new professional golf tournament in St. Louis. The APGA Tour St. Louis – Ascension Classic presented by Daugherty Business Solutions will debut Sept. 8-9, 2022, at Glen Echo Country Club in North St. Louis County.

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Friday, February 25, 2022

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: BenFred: APGA’s arrival in St. Louis for Ascension Classic is a match made for Heavens


The Ascension Classic, presented by Daugherty Business Solutions, is set to bring the Advocates Professional Golf Association Tour to town for the first of a three-year agreement to host a 36-hole tournament at Glen Echo (Sept. 8-9) that will complement and coincide with the second annual Ascension Charity Classic (Sept. 5-11) at Norwood Hills.

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Friday, February 25, 2022

FOX 2 Sports: St. Louis to welcome APGA event


St. Louis to welcome APGA event. 

Friday, February 25, 2022

FOX 2: APGA Announcement Coverage


St. Louis welcomes new APGA Tour event. 

Friday, February 25, 2022

St. Louis Business Journal: Ascension to bring another professional golf tournament to St. Louis


Ascension, the St. Louis-based Catholic nonprofit health system, has inked a three-year deal with a professional league for a new event to be held in conjunction with the Ascension Charity Classic, a PGA Tour Champions tournament that launched in 2021.

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Friday, February 25, 2022

KSDK: Ascension to bring another professional golf tournament to St. Louis


ST. LOUIS — St. Louis-based Catholic nonprofit health system Ascension is bringing another golf tournament to north St. Louis County.

Ascension and the Advocates Professional Golf Association said Friday they have inked a three-year deal to bring a new tournament, named the APGA Tour St. Louis – Ascension Classic presented by Daugherty Business Solutions, to Glen Echo Country Club.

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Friday, February 25, 2022

101ESPN: Karraker & Smallmon: Nick Ragone, Ascension Charity Classic


Nick jumps on the show to talk about a brand new announcement for the Ascension Charity Golf Classic: they will be creating a 2nd event with the APGA to help reach out to young, minority golfers in the area and continue to broaden the horizons of golfing in STL.

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