News Archive

  • Saturday, July 30, 2016
  • PGA Championship: 2008 PGA Champion Padraig Harrington turns back the clock Saturday at Baltusrol

    By Barry Wilner, The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- His time seemed to have passed. He's ranked 150th in the world and almost surely won't be playing on Europe's Ryder Cup squad. His chances for making the FedEx Cup playoffs are in danger, too, particularly because he plans to...

  • PGA Championship: Storms interrupt play at Baltusrol

    by Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — The PGA Championship was halted because of thunderstorms Saturday, raising the possibility of a second straight Monday finish in a major championship at Baltusrol. Jimmy Walker and Robert Streb, tied for the lead at 9-under par,...

  • PGA Championship: What makes the 7th hole so difficult?

    If, before reading this headline, you had been asked which hole at Baltusrol was the most difficult, you probably wouldn't have thought of the seventh. The course has a number of more memorable holes. There's the par-5 17th, which can stretch as long as 650 yards. The 10th hole is an...

  • PGA Championship: Wisconsin’s Ryan Helminen narrowly misses cut; Finishes as top scorer among 20 PGA Club Professionals

    by Bob Denney, PGA of America SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – Ryan Helminen of Menasha, Wisconsin, had an eerily similar final stretch run in an attempt to make the cut in a PGA Championship. In 2014, at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, Helminen needed a birdie on the 18th green in the...

  • PGA Championship: Steve Stricker is looking to make a statement

    by Dave Orrick from St. Paul Pioneer Press SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- Steve Stricker walked off the 18th green at Baltusrol Golf Club on Friday within striking distance of the leaderboard for the 2016 PGA Championship -- and a spot to play for the U.S. when the Ryder Cup comes to Minnesota in the...

  • Friday, July 29, 2016
  • PGA Championship: Robert Streb shoots 63, takes a share of the lead

    by Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, N.J.-- Robert Streb became the latest player to shoot 63 in a major, and hardly anyone noticed in a PGA Championship with endless action across Baltusrol on Friday. Streb was on the far end of the rain-soaked course when he hit 6-iron into 20...

  • PGA Championship: 5 things we learned Friday

    1. Perfect scoring conditions lead to (guess what?) lower scores Baltusrol absorbed an inch of rain overnight, continuing into Friday morning and causing a 45 minute suspension of play. However, the previous forecast of storms proved wrong as the weather cleared up and the sun shone for the rest...

  • PGA Championship: Jordan Spieth could end his skid at Baltusrol

    by Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- Jordan Spieth warmed up on the range, rode the side streets in a van to get to the 10th tee and was ready to go Friday in the PGA Championship when he had to stand around for nearly an hour because of a rain delay. No matter. He still...

  • PGA Championship: Saturday parking update

    By the PGA of America Saturday, July 30, 2016 -- Lot C will be diverted to Kean University located at 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083. Complimentary shuttle service between Kean University and the temporary Lot C bus terminal will begin at 6:45 am.   You MUST have a Lot C...

  • PGA Championship: Henrik Stenson makes a run at a second major

    by Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- One major isn't enough to satisfy Henrik Stenson, who put himself in the mix for another Friday at the PGA Championship. Stenson saved a shaky start in the rain at Baltusrol with a 3-wood that just landed on the front of the green at...