It’s official. PGA of America is now calling Frisco, Texas home.
We’re thrilled to welcome PGA of America to Sports City USA. The Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) is in good company, joining professional teams like the Dallas Cowboys, FC Dallas, and Frisco RoughRiders, who’s home base is here as well.
Back in 2018, the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) announced it was moving to Frisco.
The headquarters is just part of the new 600-acre PGA Frisco campus that includes two 18-hole championship courses, a new 500 room Omni PGA Frisco Resort, a 30-acre practice facility, and the PGA District, featuring a golf-centered entertainment area.
As we not-so-patiently wait for the entire project to open in spring 2023, we recently got a chance to swing by PGA of America’s new HQ and tour the facility.
A View from the Inside
Everything’s bigger in Texas. And PGA of America leaned into our creed.
This 106,600-square-foot, four-story building is part educational hub, part workspace, part resort, and part championship venue. It’s got everything golfers at any level could ask for – including in-office putting greens!
Here are some of our favorite features:
When you enter the building, you’re greeted with a smiling face – actually 28,000 smiling faces. There’s a video board in the main entrance that displays rotating PGA-member photos. It’s there as a reminder of why the building exists.
There are interactive video screens in the main lobby where visitors can learn about prominent PGA members from the past and present.
The hardware is impressive. And by hardware we mean display cases for PGA memorabilia and trophies including the Wanamaker Trophy, the Alfred S. Bourne Trophy, the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship Trophy, and the Ryder Cup.
The floor of the building is accented with beautiful zinc lines that not only look nice but are actually a small-scale golf course that’s playable via an app.
PGA is all about education, and, here, you can put your skills to the test. For an in-depth stroke analysis try the practice green that’s outfitted with state-of-the-art motion-capture sensors. There are also 11 hitting bays and four simulated bays wired with lights and high-speed cameras.
Once you’ve perfected your swing, take your game up to the fourth floor for a bird’s eye view of golf courses. There’s plenty of indoor/outdoor space for a meeting or event.
It’s Just the Beginning
While the opening of the PGA of America’s new home is impressive, it’s just front nine.
Courses will open to the public in spring 2023, aligning with the opening of the Omni PGA Frisco Resort. This resort will feature 500 rooms and suites, 10 four-bedroom ranch houses, four pools (including an adults-only rooftop infinity pool), a salon and spa, Lounge by Topgolf, and indoor/outdoor meeting and event space.
Surrounding PGA of America’s home will be Fields, the 2,500-acre mixed-use development including retail, restaurant and entertainment space, residential and office space, and three hotels.
Ready to tee off?