News Archive

  • Friday, August 14, 2015
  • Site of Whistling Straits in Wisconsin is up for debate

    By Ron Borges, Boston Herald SOMEWHERE, Wis. -- The great debate this week is not so much who is superior Rory McIlroy or Jordan Spieth but rather, where, exactly, is the 97th PGA Championship being played. RELATED: Friday photos | Round 1 highlights | Tee times On one level we all...

  • PGA's on-site meteorologist stays on high alert at Whistling Straits

    By Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel HAVEN, Wis. -- Brad Nelson is the most important person no one has ever heard of at this week's PGA Championship at Whistling Straits. With one phone call, he can shut down one of the world's biggest golf tournaments and stop Jordan Spieth and Rory...

  • PGA Championship: Woods, Mickelson, Fowler among those in danger of missing cut

    KOHLER, Wis. -- As second-round play at the 97th PGA Championship at Whistling Straits began on Friday, several big names found themselves needing a good round to get away from danger of being cut. The projected cut line, which keeps the top 70 and ties in the field for Saturday, is sitting at...

  • PGA Championship: Whistling Straits' 17th hole provides drama

    By Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel KOHLER, Wis. -- The four women from Chicagoland found their spot at Whistling Straits on Friday morning, a little before 8 o'clock, plunking down their chairs on the side of a hill, which overlooks some nasty little bunkers, the gorgeous 17th green...

  • PGA Championship: Strong storm wreaks havoc on Whistling Straits

    By Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel KOHLER, Wis. -- Tom Groom of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, hunkered down inside a corporate chalet overlooking the 17th hole Friday as an intense storm barreled through Whistling Straits and the PGA Championship. "It was like a hurricane. Everything was...

  • Thursday, August 13, 2015
  • Dustin Johnson sets the pace at Whistling Straits

    SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – Rory McIlroy rolled up the right leg of his pants to take on a risky shot out of the water. Jordan Spieth, who seems to never miss putts, couldn't make one. Familiarity of the final major of the year came from Dustin Johnson. He was in the lead Thursday after...

  • Dave Marr and the 1965 PGA Championship: A son's memories, a father's legacy

    By Dave Marr III, Special to PGA.com Kohler, Wis. -- Before he was guiding viewers through the intricacies of the world’s most important golf championships, before he captained the greatest team in the history of international play, before he held off two Hall of Fame members at the...

  • PGA Championship: Zach Johnson's rules questions in first round

    KOHLER, Wis. -- In Thursday's first round of the 97th PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, Zach Johnson found himself in need of a rules official not once, but twice, in the first five holes. On the second hole, a 602-yard par-5, Johnson's tee shot ended up in a bunker on the left side...

  • Fan favorite Steve Stricker finishes first round at PGA Championship with a flourish

    SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) – Steve Stricker felt the love from his home-state fans. He returned the favor by finishing his first round at the PGA Championship with a flourish. Showered with applause and serenaded by calls of "Steve," Wisconsin's native son answered with 1-under 71 at...

  • Latest updates: Thursday's first round at the PGA Championship

    By Eddie Pells, The Associated Press KOHLER, Wis. -- The latest from the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits (all times local): MORE: Leaderboard 7:24 p.m. Jordan Spieth on David Lingmerth's round of 5-under 67 — shot in dry, windy conditions in the afternoon at Whistling Straits:...