ARTICLE I — NAME AND PURPOSE
The Professional Golfers' Association of America, Inc.
ARTICLE I — NAME AND PURPOSE
Section 1. NAME
This corporation shall be named "Tennessee Section, Professional Golfers' Association of America, Inc."
Section 2. OBJECTS AND PURPOSES
The corporation has been organized to improve and promote the business of golf in the Section. To accomplish this purpose, the corporation has as specific goals:
1. To elevate the standards of the professional golfers vocation;
2. To promote interest in the game of golf; and to promote and conserve the best interest of the game of golf;
3. To make available college or junior academy scholarships for needy and deserving young men and women who are interested in, and proficient at the game of golf; and
4. To assist deserving unemployed members to obtain a position when possible.
Section 3. GOVERNING LAW
The corporation shall operate pursuant to a charter issued by the Board of Directors of The Professional Golfers' Association of America (herein after referred to as the Association) and in accordance with the Constitution and Bylaws of the Association, as supplemented by these Bylaws.
However the provisions of this Section Constitution and Bylaws shall not be inconsistent with, or at variance with the Constitution of the Association nor with any of its rules, regulations or policies, and in the event any provisions herein is in such conflict the national policy shall take precedence.
Likewise the corporation shall operate pursuant to its charter from the State of Tennessee General Corporation Act, which act shall take precedence over any other authority, the Professional Golfers' Association of America included.
Section 4. BOUNDARIES
The boundaries of the corporation as previously established by the Board of Directors of the Association, includes the entire state of Tennessee, Desoto County in the state of Mississippi, Catoosa & Walker Counties in the State of Georgia. It also includes Lee, Russell, Scott, Washington & Wise Counties in the state of Virginia, and shall remain so until changed by the said Board of Directors. (Revised January 2016)
Section 5. SEAL
The corporation shall not be required to have a seal though same may be used and if so shall be circular in form and shall have inscribed thereon the words: "Tennessee Section, PGA of America, Inc." and the words "corporate seal."
Section 6. LOCATION AND AGENT
The principle office of the corporation and such other offices as it may establish shall be located at such place or places within the State of Tennessee as may be designated by the Board of Directors.
The corporation shall continuously maintain within the State of Tennessee a registered agent, which shall be the Executive Director. Any change in the registered office or registered agent shall be accomplished in compliance with the Tennessee General Corporation Act.