PGA News Archive

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Wesley Bryan, Cody Gribble take early lead at Honda Classic
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Cody Gribble and Wesley Bryan returned to PGA National on Thursday under far different circumstances.
Ariya Jutanugarn, Amy Yang shoot 66 to take lead at LPGA Thailand
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn and Amy Yang both shot 6-under 66 in the first round Thursday to take a share of the lead at the LPGA Thailand.
Paul Peterson shoots 62, leads Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — American golfer Paul Peterson birdied four of his last five holes to shoot a bogey-free 9-under 62 Thursday before play was suspended because of a waterlogged course in the first round of the Joburg Open.
Watch new Guinness World Record set for longest putt
What's the longest putt you've ever made? 30 feet? 60 feet? Guarantee it's not as long as the one you're about to watch.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
5 of the best announcer calls in golf history
February 22, 2017, marks the 37th anniversary of Team USA's "Miracle on Ice" in the 1980 Olympics at Lake Placid. Here's the final minute of that legendary hockey game between the U.S. and the Soviet Union:  
Masters Tournament: Does early-year success lead to a green jacket?
As we enter the home stretch of tournaments leading up to the Masters Tournament in April, there will be a lot of talk about how a win could jumpstart a player and give them the momentum needed to capture the green jacket.
Graeme McDowell honored to be host at Arnold Palmer Invitational
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Graeme McDowell had a week to remember when he played Bay Hill for the first time in 2005. He tied for second, picked up enough world ranking points to qualify for his first Masters and finally had a chance to meet Arnold Palmer.
Identifying the best in golf not as easy as 10 years ago
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Imagine the best players in golf competing at the absolute top of their games. Who's the toughest to beat? World ranking computations aside, who's the real No. 1? That question was a lot easier 10 years ago.
Flop-shot attempt over friend turns painful quickly
You know when you see those photos or screenshots of people trying to pull a Phil Mickelson and hit a flop shot over a friend's head?
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Man hits shot from water with alligator just feet away
We've seen our fair share of golfers attempting to hit golf shots from dangerous places. This, however, takes the cake.
West Coast Swing whets appetite for Augusta
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The refrain is becoming a tradition unlike any other, especially after a West Coast Swing like this one. "The Masters can't get here soon enough."
Become a complete golfer: Part 5, Nutrition
Editor's note: This is the fifth installment of a six-part series with PGA Professional Rob Labritz, offering up tips on how you can become a complete golfer.
Monday, February 20, 2017
When it's OK to use your wedge on the green
The sixth hole at Riviera Country Club -- host of last week's Genesis Open -- can present a unique set of circumstances if miss your intended target with your tee shot. The par-3 hole features a pot bunker smack in the middle of its green.
Possibly the best golf blooper compilation video ever
Who doesn't love a good blooper reel? Trust me when I tell you will not find a better golf blooper compilation than the one you're about to see here:
5 shots you can hit, but shouldn't even attempt
If you were watching the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club over the weekend, you may have caught Phil Mickelson hitting a wedge off the famous par-3 sixth green. The distinctive feature of that green is a pot bunker that's right in the middle of it.
2017 Masters Tournament field list
The 2017 Masters Tournament will be contested at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., April 6-9, 2017, where England's Danny Willett will return as the defending champion.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Dustin Johnson reaches World No. 1 with win at Genesis Open
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dustin Johnson went to No. 1 in the world with a world-class performance at Riviera.
Fred Couples wins Chubb Classic for 12th Senior Title
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- Fred Couples won the Chubb Classic on Sunday for his 12th PGA Tour Champions title and first since 2014, rallying to beat Miguel Angel Jimenez at TwinEagles.
John Daly wades into water hazard with shoes on to play ball
We've all seen a scene like this on television.
Phil Mickelson pitches in for eagle from nasty, wet rough at Riviera
Phil Mickelson is a magician with a wedge. That's all there is to it.