News Archive

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2015
  • Still overshadowed, Zach Johnson seeks back-to-back major victories

    By Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) – Zach Johnson is looking for his second straight major victory at the PGA Championship. The British Open champion still might have the least intriguing story line in his opening-round threesome when the tournament begins Thursday at...

  • 2015 PGA Championship Government Relations Breakfast highlights economic and charitable impact

    By The PGA of America KOHLER, Wis. (Aug. 11, 2015) - The PGA of America and Kohler Co. today joined Wisconsin state officials and community leaders at a Government Relations Breakfast at Whistling Straits to discuss the significant and lasting contribution golf and the 2015 PGA Championship have...

  • Anirban Lahiri wins 2015 PGA Championship Long Drive Competition

    On a day that saw many big hitters miss the fairway at Whistling Straits' second hole, Anirban Lahiri won the 2015 PGA Championship Long Drive Competition with a 327-yard poke.

  • TNT’s PGA Championship coverage tees off Thursday, Aug. 13, at 2 p.m. ET with Spieth, McIlroy, Johnson, Mickelson

    Kohler, Wis. -- TNT’s comprehensive coverage of the 97th PGA Championship, held Aug. 13-16 at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisc., will feature highly-anticipated golfers in action when the network’s telecast beginsThursday, Aug. 13, at 2 p.m. ET.  Jordan Spieth,...

  • Junior League Golf teams spend time with Rory McIlroy at 2015 PGA Championship

    KOHLER, Wis. -- Local PGA Junior League Golf teams, onsite at the 97th PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, got a surprise of a lifetime today when they met Rory McIlroy, Official Ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf. McIlroy talked with the teams and posed for photos during the Long...

  • Woods comes to PGA with modest goal: get better

    By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – Tiger Woods knows the concept of going through a transition, just not the numbers associated with this one. His world ranking is No. 278. Throw out some of the past champions and the 20 club pros at the PGA Championship, and his ranking...

  • Ohio PGA Professional Jeff Olson set for major debut at PGA Championship

    Kohler, Wis. -- Now that Jeff Olson has hit the big time, the PGA Head Professional at the Golf Club of Dublin in Dublin, Ohio, gets to see how he hits it under the big top. Olson tees off Thursday in his first PGA Championship, which like all major championships resembles a circus as much as a...

  • Daniel Berger still enthusiastic entering first PGA Championship

    KOHLER, Wis. -- Four straight missed cuts on the PGA Tour have done nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of PGA Tour rookie Daniel Berger as he prepares to make his PGA Championship debut this week at Whistling Straits. "If you'd told me a year ago at this time that this is where I'd be,...

  • 5 best players to never win PGA Championship

    They are some of the game's most storied players. But they've never captured on of golf's most prestigious titles. Thse are five professionals whose name isn't on the Wanamaker Trophy. At least not yet.

  • Monday, August 10, 2015
  • Notes: Monday at the PGA Championship

    FASHIONABLY LATE J.J. Henry, Martin Laird and Sean O’Hair are the three newest additions to the 97th PGA Championship field. Henry won the Barracuda Championship on Sunday to gain entry, while Laird’s spot opened by virtue of Shane Lowry’s victory at the World Golf Championship...