News Archive

  • Tuesday, August 5, 2014
  • Omega extends partnership with PGA of America through 2022

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – OMEGA, the Official Timekeeper of the PGA of America and the 2014 PGA Championship, has extended its partnership agreement with the PGA of America through 2022.   The agreement was announced today at a special press conference with OMEGA President Stephen Urquhart, PGA...

  • Monday, August 4, 2014
  • Louisville native Bobby Nichols honored with giant mural as member of elite "Hometown Heroes"

    By Bob Denney, The PGA of America LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Former PGA Champion Bobby Nichols, who stunned the golf world 50 years ago this July, was honored Sunday as the 25th individual to have a mural displayed on a Louisville building signifying his entry into the “Hometown...

  • Notes: Rory's No. 1, but Sergio's nearly as hot

    News and notes Monday from the PGA Championship: RORY NO. 1 AGAIN: Victories in consecutive appearances -- the Open Championship and the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational -- have propelled Roy McIlory back to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking. McIlroy, the 2012 PGA...

  • Tiger Woods' caddy is at Valhalla, but no word on whether Tiger will join him

    Caddy Joe LaCava spent Monday studying Valhalla Golf Club in preparation for the PGA Championship. But will his boss – Tiger Woods – be able to play this week? The jury's still out.

  • Ryder Cup watch heading into PGA Championship 2014

    We knew U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson was going to have decisions to make when it came to making the three captain’s picks for this year’s team. But with the changes since last week, the race for those trying to make the 12-man U.S. Ryder Cup team appears even murkier than...

  • PGA Tour to provide ShotLink scoring system at PGA Championship

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The PGA TOUR and PGA of America announced Monday a multi-year agreement by which the TOUR will provide full ShotLink implementation at the PGA Championship, beginning with this week’s Championship at Valhalla Golf Club.   ShotLink is the TOUR’s...

  • Samsung, PGA and Turner Sports Announce PGA Championship App for Samsung Smart TVs

    LOUISVILLE, Ky – Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, unveiled its PGA Championship TV App, the first-ever event-based golf experience app designed for the Samsung Smart TV platform, offering a new and interactive way for golf...

  • PGA Championship: 10 to watch

    Having won back-to-back tournaments, Rory McIlroy arrived at Valhalla as the favorite to win the Wanamaker Trophy. Who do we think might challenge him in golf's toughest field?

  • PGA Championship grounds tickets sold out

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.– Featuring the strongest field in golf, including a record 99 of the Top 100 players in the world for the third straight year, the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club has sold out all grounds tickets for each of the Championship rounds, Thursday through Sunday. Fans...

  • Rick Pitino expects 'suspense' at Valhalla

    By Joseph Demling LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A longtime member at Valhalla Golf Club, University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino said he wouldn’t be predicting a winner of the PGA Championship this week but he does know one thing is certain. Pitino believes the finishing hole...