PGA News Archive
Monday, December 05, 2016
By Craig Dolch PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – A quarter century after his greatest golf victory – beating highly-regarded Jim Albus in the 1991 New York Metropolitan Open -- Mike Diffley is trying to do something almost as improbable.
By Doug Ferguson NASSAU, Bahamas — The return of Tiger Woods was more about the big picture than any of his big numbers. And that started with the sight of that red shirt on Sunday.
By T.J. Auclair It's a bummer that the Ryder Cup is played only once every two years. Thanks to all the highlights the matches produce, however, I think it's fair to say there's enough to look back on to hold us over for 24 months. Don't you think?
By John Pye GOLD COAST, Australia — Harold Varner III didn't really know the protocol, so he filled the Australian PGA Championship trophy with champagne, took a sip and then shared it around.
By Doug Ferguson NASSAU, Bahamas — It started with a victory at home in the Japan Open. It ended with another trophy in the Bahamas against a short but strong field. Five tournaments. Four victories.
By PGA of America Olympia Fields, Ill. — The PGA of America, The LPGA Tour and KPMG announced today that ticket sales have begun for the 2017 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. This is the first time that this prestigious Championship in women’s golf will be contested in the Chicagoland area.
By Matt S. Craig If there's one thing that people in the United States and across the world love, it's celebrity. We seem to always want to know what famous people are up to.
Sunday, December 04, 2016
By Doug Ferguson NASSAU, Bahamas — Hideki Matsuyama was only 5 when he first saw Tiger Woods, watching on videotape that 1997 Masters victory. Even sweeter was standing next to Woods in his Sunday red shirt to receive yet another trophy.
By Matt S. Craig On the surface, golf and Vine may seem like polar opposites. Golf is a game to be enjoyed over the course of several hours, drawing on hundreds of years of tradition. Vine is to be consumed six seconds at a time, not requiring any preexisting knowledge or experience.
By T.J. Auclair Tiger Woods has always taken pride in his ability to grind throughout a round. Even after making his first competitive start in 15 months, that "grinder" mentality was alive and well this week at the Hero World Challenge... especially in a trying final round on Sunday.
By T.J. Auclair Jordan Spieth moved himself up the leaderboard in fashion at the Hero World Challenge on Sunday. At the par-5 15th hole, Spieth had a remarkable pitch in from an awkward lie for eagle. Check it out:
By T.J. Auclair Brooks Koepka is most well-known for his remarkable long game. On Sunday at the Hero World Challenge, though, he flashed some brilliance with his short game.
By Greg Hardwig Lexi Thompson is accustomed to making history.
By T.J. Auclair Not all pars are created equal. Most of the time with PGA Tour players, pars are made in the "routine" way. For instance, on a par 3: Tee shot on green, two putts, move along to the next hole.
By T.J. Auclair Bubba Watson is the defending champion at this week's Hero World Challenge. Though he's not going to successfully defend his title, he did provide a fantastic highlight on the par-5 third hole Sunday.
Saturday, December 03, 2016
By Doug Ferguson NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods started with brief run at the lead. Hideki Matsuyama ended Saturday on his way to another victory.
By T.J. Auclair Remember how spectacular Tiger Woods was in the early 2000s? Well, that's how he looked when he began the third round of the Hero World Challenge on Saturday at Albany in the Bahamas. But he just couldn't keep the momentum for all 18 holes.
By T.J. Auclair Japan's Hideki Matsuyama has been on fire globally, lately.
By T.J. Auclair Buckle up, folks. We've been waiting a long, long time for Tiger Woods to make his return to the game. So far, he isn't disappointing. In fact, he's straight up looking like early-2000s Tiger Woods at Albany in the third round of the Hero World Challenge today.
By T.J. Auclair He's genuine and honest in interviews. He's a fabulous golfer, already sporting four major victories at age 27. And, perhaps his greatest attribute, he's GREAT to kids. That last part was on display back in Ireland on Friday night.
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