ARTICLE I       NAME
 
SECTION 1.
(a) This Association shall be called “Metropolitan Section, PGA of America”, and shall be referred to as “the Association”.
 
SECTION 2.
(a) Wherever these Constitution and By-Laws conflict with the Constitution and By-Laws of the Professional Golfers Association of America, the Constitution of the Professional Golfers Association of America shall prevail.  Those items not covered by these Constitution and By-Laws shall be governed by the Constitution and By-Laws of the Professional Golfers Association of America.
 
 
ARTICLE II      PURPOSE
 
SECTION 1.
 (a) The purpose of the Association is to promote participation in the game, help improve the enjoyment of the game of golf and contribute to growing the game by providing services and activities to its member professionals and the local golf community.
 (b) By working to enhance the skills of its professionals, the Association shall strive to elevate the overall standards of the professional golfers’ vocation.  The Association shall endeavor to provide opportunities to educate and improve its members’ teaching abilities and provide a tournament program for members’ participation as we fully believe teaching and playing are the core elements of the Metropolitan PGA.
 
 
ARTICLE III     JURISDICTION
 
SECTION 1.
 (a) By the authority granted the Section under its Charter, the territory under jurisdiction of this Section shall be Northern 41 degrees 50 minutes of latitude: Eastern the Connecticut State Line south to Danbury, and east to Bridgeport (these two cities to be part of the Connecticut Section); Southern, New York State Line (Section includes all of Long Island), and the New Jersey State Line with the exception of the area in and around the City of Sparkhill, New York, Western, the Pennsylvania State Line.

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