Time to expand field of club pros

Updated: August 8, 2012, 7:09 PM ET
By Michael Collins | ESPN.com

KIAWAH ISLAND, SC -- This the PGA Championship, a showcase of the best the PGA of America has to offer. But where are all of the PGA professionals that this tournament was supposed to be about? Out of 156 players in the field, there are only 20 considered PGA club professionals.

That's not enough.

I understand the difference between the tour pro and the club pro, and so does the PGA of America. They saw the gap between the two as early as 1968 when they created a separate ...

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