PGA News Archive

Friday, August 28, 2015
Sun Mountain's ClubGlider technology expands to luggage
MISSOULA, Montana -- ClubGlider revolutionized the golf travel bag with the introduction of extendable legs that support all of the weight. That same technology has now been applied to a line of wheeled-luggage that includes a suitcase and a carry-on.
Jordan Spieth channels inner Jim Mora with 'Playoffs' rant
In 2001, Jim Mora Sr. -- then the head coach of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts -- delivered one of the most unintentionally funny lines in the history of post-game interviews.
Hilarity ensues after Web.com Tour player's shot from water
The Web.com Tour is Oregon this week for the Portland Open. With the Web.com Tour Championship right around the corner, players are doing anything they can to save shots and make it to the season finale. And I mean anything.
Weed eaters: Illinois course rents goats
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- Goats may not be welcome at Wrigley Field this week, but they're appreciated in Hoffman Estates, where they're chomping on a bit of buckthorn at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Brittany Lang leads Yokohama LPGA Classic by two after hot start
  PRATTVILLE, Ala.
Ohio golfer, 68, aces par-4
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- Local golfer Cornel Chapman has hit thousands of shots over the span of nearly fifty years, but one shot last Sunday topped them all.
Erik Compton out of Barclays with respiratory infection, ending season
  EDISON, N.J.
Bubba Watson shares Barclays lead, Jordan Spieth stumbles out of blocks
  EDISON, N.J. (AP) – The start of the FedExCup playoffs brought out the worst score from Jordan Spieth in three months.   In his first tournament as No.
John Peterson makes a 74-yard eagle through the back door at Barclays
  After two shots on the par-5 16th hole at The Barclays on Thursday, former LSU standout John Peterson stood 74 yards from the flag. So he hit a wedge a good 94 yards.   Sounds like a disaster in the making, doesn't it?
Bernhard Langer ready to defend his Dick's Sporting Goods Open title
ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Since it became a stop on the Champions Tour eight years ago, the Dick's Sporting Goods Open has not had a repeat champion. Bernhard Langer is ready to change that, even without daughter Christina helping call the shots.
Georgia teen fires course-record 56
BECKLEY, W.Va. -- Colin Bowles may be living in Georgia now, but he isn't done tearing through courses back in the Mountain State.
Eduardo de la Riva and Renato Paratore share Czech Masters lead
  VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic -- Both Eduardo De la Riva and Renato Paratore shot a 7-under 65 to take a shared lead after the first round at the D+D REal Czech Masters Thursday.
The race for $10 million gets underway at Plainfield
EDISON, N.J. — The points are slightly different for the FedExCup playoffs. The principle remains unchanged.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Laurie Rinker soars to title in LPGA T&CP National Championship
  KISSIMMEE, Fla.
Stacy Lewis shooting to end streak of second-place finishes in Alabama
  PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) – Stacy Lewis is ready to finish one spot better.   Lewis has been racking up second-place finishes with some regularity since her last win in June 2014.
Hunter Mahan begins long road in FedEx playoffs, history on his side
  EDISON, N.J.
FlingGolf combines golf and lacrosse in a fun and fast sport
  By now, we all know about FootGolf – kicking a soccer ball around a golf course. There's even mini-FootGolf.
2015 PGA Cup
  27TH PGA CUP Dates: September 18-20, 2015 Venue: CordeValle Golf Club Location: San Martin, California 2013 Recap:
Jason Day tweaks back, withdraws from pro-am
EDISON, N.J. -- PGA champion Jason Day has withdrawn from the pro-am at The Barclays after tweaking his back.
FedExCup known for its unlikely winners
Jordan Spieth has to be the favorite when the FedExCup playoffs begin this weekend at the Barclays, but history says he won't stand a chance. How can that be possible for golf's most dominant player this year?