Michael Abramowitz is the Public Relations Manager for PGA Membership for the PGA of America in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He is responsible for promoting stories on the PGA’s 28,000 men and women members to the worldwide media, while serving the member and growing the game of golf. He is responsible for writing corporate communications for the PGA’s Board of Directors and Executive Staff for speeches, press conferences, media interviews and events. He also writes monthly stories on the golf industry for PGA Magazine. Several advertisements he has written, managed and produced have appeared on outlets that include CBS Sports, ESPN Radio, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, GOLF, Google Adwords and more. He was promoted from Senior Editor in March 2015.
His articles on sports, news, politics and finance have appeared on: AOL, Bankrate.com, Palm Beach Post, PGA.com, PGA Championship Journal, Senior PGA Championship Journal, PGA Professional’s Guide to Travel, Play Florida Golf, Private Journey Magazine, Atlanta Now Magazine, Young Money Magazine, Your Money Report, Business to Business Magazine and Communication Daily.
Michael spent five years at CNN Headline News as an editor, where he: created both “Play of the Day” and “Sports Trivia” for Headline News and CNN Airport Network; served as coordinating producer of the organization’s 1994 Winter Olympics coverage; and worked a video editor of the O.J. Simpson Trial.
In 1996, Michael served as swimming venue press chief for the Paralympic Games, handling the worldwide media’s coverage of the event, while managing a staff of 20.
He was the first online journalist ever to receive a National Press Foundation Fellowship in Economic Modeling and Forecasting. Michael is also believed to be the first online journalist to have covered Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting, in 1999, while working for a division of Bankrate.com.
Michael is a 1990 Honors graduate and current member of the Alumni Board of Directors of the University of Georgia’s Henry W. Grady College of Journalism. He is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America, Golf Travel Writers of America, National Football Foundation, University of Georgia Redcoat Alumni Band and an active voter for the College Football Hall of Fame.