PGA News Archive

Friday, April 28, 2017
Chris Stroud made an improbable birdie after his ball somehow rolls back onto the green
Raise your hand if you, like us, think getting the golf ball to do what you want it to do can be challenge. Of course, right? But every once in a while we get one of those seeing-eye breaks that turns an ordinary round into something special.
Lexi Thompson shoots 69 in first round since ruling at ANA Inspiration
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Lexi Thompson was pleased with her first LPGA Tour round since a rules violation cost a likely victory in the first major tournament of the year. And her Thursday round even included a consultation with a rules official.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
NFL Draft begins today... remember when Tiger Woods tackled a guy at a commercial shoot?
It's NFL Draft Day, so, in that spirit, we decided to put together a throwback Thursday that you you may remember: The time Tiger Woods ad-libbed during a Buick commercial shoot and flat-out tackled the actor who stole his clubs from his spot on the driving range.
PGA Professional to play 100 holes of golf in one day to raise money for foundation
Tom Yeager, the head professional at Hobe Sound Golf Club, will play 100 holes of golf on May 23 to help raise money for the South Florida Section PGA Foundation.
PGA Tour: 3 things to know about the Zurich Classic
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — It has the feel of a guys' weekend out in New Orleans for Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth and a host of fellow PGA Tour stars at the new team event that the Zurich Classic has become.
Lexi Thompson returns for first tournament since ruling at ANA Inspiration
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Lexi Thompson paused, tears welling up in her eyes, when asked about how difficult things have been since a viewer-cited penalty cost her what appeared to be a sure victory in the LPGA Tour's first major of the year.
Tiger's 'stinger' has nothing on this guy
One of the coolest shots in the history of golf is that head-high stinger Tiger Woods used to hit with ease. It was stunning to behold. The ball flight -- or lack thereof -- was just amazing.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
9 teams we can't wait to watch at the Zurich Classic this week
This should be a fun week on the PGA Tour. For the first time, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans will be a two-man team event. Here's how it will work:
Czech Republic’s Klára Spilková accepts sponsor exemption to 2017 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill.
Oak Hill awarded the 2019 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship
Watch a highlight reel of the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, which will be hosted in 2019 at historic Oak Hill Country Club.
2019 KitchenAid Senior PGA Champ headed to Oak Hill
PGA of America President Paul Levy, Oak Hill President Tim Tim Thaney, and PGA Chief Championships Officer Kerry Haigh announce and discuss the 2019 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship is headed to Oak Hill.
Rory McIlroy wedding brings two people together... Padraig Harrington and Sergio Garcia
By now you've heard that Rory McIlroy tied the knot with Erica Stoll in a lavish wedding at a castle in Ireland last week, featuring performances by Stevie Wonder and Ed Sheeran.
KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship Returns to Oak Hill in 2019
 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Bethune-Cookman teams set to defend titles at PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The 31st PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship Presented by CastleOak Securities L.P., will take place May 11th-14th on the Ryder and Wanamaker Courses at PGA Golf Club in Port St.
Topgolf to offer free lessons for National Golf Day
Wednesday, April 26, is the 10th annual National Golf Day -- a day where a coalition of golf’s leading organizations heads to Washington, D.C., to educate our country's lawmakers about the game's significant impact.
USGA, R&A introduce new rules regarding review
If you recall, it was just a few weeks ago that Lexi Thompson lost in a playoff at the ANA Inspiration -- the LPGA's first major of the season.
Two, huge gators duke it out on North Carolina golf course
The list of things I hope not to encounter on a golf course isn't very long. But, among the highlights are these three, in no particular order: 1. A score worse than bogey (pretty much unavoidable, so I've learned to live with it) 2. Snakes
Monday, April 24, 2017
Golf tips: Don't let a windy day on the course ruin your scorecard
As is often the case anytime one tees it up in the Lone Star State, wind was a factor throughout the week during the Valero Texas Open. Kevin Chappell emerged as the winner on Sunday at 12-under 276, picking up his first PGA Tour win in 180 tries.
Masters Tournament field list
The 2018 Masters Tournament will be contested at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., April 5-8, 2018, where Spain's Sergio Garcia will return as the defending champion.
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Kevin Chappell holds off Koepka to win at Valero Texas Open
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Kevin Chappell made an 8-foot putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open by one stroke on Sunday.