PGA News Archive

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Golf tips: How to conquer Bethpage Black
The greatest aspect of this week's Barclays -- aside from being the opening event of the PGA Tour Playoffs for the FedExCup and aside from being the last event to collect Ryder Cup USA points -- is the venue its being contested on.
Patrick Reed breaks gavel at New York Stock Exchange
Patrick Reed is in New York this week for the Barclays -- the opening event of the PGA Tour's Playoffs for the FedExCup -- taking place at Bethpage Black.
FedExCup begins, Ryder Cup qualifying ends
By Doug Ferguson Associated Press
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
European Tour players injected with electricity during chip shots... for fun
It's often been said that while players on the PGA Tour play for a lot more money, those on the European Tour have a lot more fun.
Jordan Spieth shares hilarious Bill Murray story on Tonight Show
In New York for this week's PGA Tour Playoffs for the FedExCup-opener -- The Barclays at Bethpage Black -- two-time major champion Jordan Spieth paid a visit to the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday.
Monday, August 22, 2016
PGA Tour player's cringeworthy putt for a 60
Nineteen inches was the only thing standing between 2009 U.S. Open winner Lucas Glover and a score of 60 at the Wyndham Championship on Friday.
Sunday, August 21, 2016
Si Woo Kim prevails at Wyndham Championship
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Si Woo Kim won the Wyndham Championship by five strokes Sunday for his first PGA Tour title.
If you're a superstitious golfer, you won't like this
In general golfers are a superstitious bunch. We have a lucky ball marker, we never wash the ball we made an eagle with, and we don't use a ball we found in that same round. If that description sounds like you, then you're really not going to like this.
Matthew Fitzpatrick earns Team Europe's final Ryder Cup bid
Matthew Fitzpatrick of England nailed down the ninth and final automatic spot for Europe in the Ryder Cup on Sunday. Fitzpatrick finished fifth in the Czech Masters, giving him enough world points that no one can catch him when European qualifying ends next week in Denmark.
Process of restoring Oakmont continues after U.S. Open
John Zimmers left the No. 2 tee box at Oakmont Country Club last Thursday afternoon, a smile plastered across his face. Only Zimmers didn't just crush a drive down the middle of the fairway. The grounds superintendent at Oakmont wasn't even carrying a club.
20 years after his last U.S. Amateur, will Tiger play again?
Two anniversaries this week. Each memorable for a completely different reason. Twenty years ago, Aug. 25, 1996: Tiger Woods made history, becoming the first player to win three straight U.S. Amateur championships.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Inbee Park wins women's Olympic golf gold
RIO DE JANEIRO — Inbee Park's first victory of the season might just be the biggest of her career — a gold medal in women's golf.
Behold: The John Daly Experience
SEATTLE: John Daly has not won an event on an American golf tour since 2004, but no matter, he is the biggest draw to hit the PGA's Champions Tour since Fred Couples turned 50 six years ago.
Friday, August 19, 2016
PGA Tour pro Si Woo Kim nearly holed a ridiculous 50-footer to shoot 59
Si Woo Kim was red-hot at the Wyndham Championship in Friday's second round.
Verne Lundquist shares funny, behind-the-scenes 'Happy Gilmore' stories
Earlier this week as part of the 20-year anniversary of the movie Tin Cup's release, we also compiled a list, ranking the top-5 best golf movies of all time. It's no surprise that Happy Gilmore was on the list.
Olympic golf: Gerina Piller and husband Martin juggle golf careers
GREENSBORO -- Martin and Gerina Piller aren't that different from you and your spouse. Better looking, probably. Definitely.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Putting tips: How to read greens and make more putts
We've all been there. You hit a great shot into the green, you're feeling good about yourself, but then you see the break your putt is going to take and you freak out a little bit.
PGA Fashion and Demo Experience: Products you should know from Wednesday
By John Asay Special to PGA.com It was a busy final day on the 2016 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience trade show floor Wednesday, as PGA professionals were wrapping up business with the over 250 vendors in attendance.
Wyndham Championship: No Tiger Woods, but still plenty at stake
GREENSBORO, N.C. — There's still plenty at stake at the Wyndham Championship this year — even if some of the big names from last year aren't playing.
Twins Leona and Lisa Maguire working together in Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO - They're sometimes teammates, often rivals and always sisters. Identical twins, no less.