PGA News Archive

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Brown-Dobyns, Esposito-Jones tied for lead at Senior-Junior Team Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Jan. 18, 2017) -- Mark Brown and Matt Dobyns have a simple strategy if they want to win the PGA Senior-Junior Team Championship at PGA Golf Club. “Make a lot of birdies,” Brown said.
2017 PGA Tour Tournament schedule
Here is the complete schedule of every tournament for the 2016-17 PGA Tour season. Oct. 13-16 — Safeway Open  Oct. 20-23 — CIMB Classic  Oct. 27-30 — WGC-HSBC Champions 
There's music on the range and by the first tee at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Looking relaxed in his black shorts and ankle-length socks, Thongchai Jaidee took aim at the range and hit a shot into the cloudless sky to the backdrop of "The Zephyr Song" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Larry Dorman named recipient of 2017 PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Jan. 18, 2017) – Larry Dorman of Bonsall, California, a former New York Times sportswriter and golf industry executive, has been named the recipient of the 2017 PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Hollenbaugh-Lewis shoot another 64, lead Senior-Junior Team Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Jan. 17, 2017) -- Paul Hollenbaugh of New Albany, Ohio and Danny Lewis of Morrow, Ohio shot a second consecutive 8-under 64 Tuesday to take the lead at the halfway point of the PGA Senior-Junior Team Championship at PGA Golf Club.
Toto Gana goes from no victories to a Masters invite
HONOLULU (AP) — Toto Gana hit what he described as the "best shot I've hit in my whole life," a wedge to 3 feet for a birdie to win the Latin America Amateur Championship and earn a trip to the Masters in April. His best shot produced his biggest trophy.
Rickie Fowler will defend his Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship title this week
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rickie Fowler flew home from the 2016 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship with more than just the Falcon Trophy.
Big wins for Justin Thomas, proud moments for his father
HONOLULU (AP) -- Justin Thomas used to call his father when he arrived at junior tournaments, and the conversation almost always started the same way. "What's the number?"
Baltusrol Golf Club names Ryan P. Fountaine director of golf
Springfield, N.J. (January 17, 2017) — Baltusrol Golf Club, host of several U.S. major championships including most recently the 98th PGA Championship last July, has selected Ryan P. Fountaine, PGA to be its next Director of Golf.
2017 PGA Merchandise Show: Live updates from Orlando
We'll be live all week from the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. Join us on the range at Demo Day, set for Tuesday, Jan. 24, where we'll be live with exclusive looks at the latest and greatest equipment.
Meet the South Carolina woman who played 347 rounds of golf last year
For the second consecutive year, Maureen 'Mo' Spada of Sunset Beach, N.C., recorded the most golf rounds played in the Carolinas by a female, according to Carolinas Golf Association records. And her 2016 total crushed her mark from 2015.
Monday, January 16, 2017
Jan. 17, 1916: Creating the PGA of America
On this date 101 years ago, a lunch invitation in New York evolved into what's now known as the Professional Golfers Association of America. Based on the PGA's own historical records, here's a summation of the events that led up to what took place on Jan. 17, 1916.
Spieth finds his putter in 3rd place finish
When Justin Thomas' 60-footer for eagle on the 72nd hole of the Sony Open in Hawaii stayed just off the edge of the cup, a single "boo" rang out from the gallery behind 18.
How far can Rickie Fowler hit a persimmon driver?
Comparing golfers of different generations is a fruitless task. The way courses are prepared, the technology of clubs used, and the athletic training for Tour players today is vastly different than it was several decades ago.
Rory McIlroy withdraws from Abu Dhabi because of rib injury
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) -- Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the Abu Dhabi Championship this week because of a rib injury.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Justin Thomas caps off record week with trophy at Sony Open
HONOLULU (AP) -- Challenged only by the record book, Justin Thomas won the Sony Open on Sunday with the lowest 72-hole score in PGA Tour history.
Aces to records: 7 best shots of the weekend
Another weekend of January golf in beautiful locations from South Africa to Hawaii gave us another set of eye-popping highlights.
John Daly and Jake Owen sing duet at charity event
You don't need me to tell you this, but John Daly is truly one of a kind.
Toto Gana wins Latin America Amateur, earns spot in Masters
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Toto Gana of Chile atoned for a bogey on the final hole by making a short birdie putt to win a three-man playoff Sunday in the Latin America Amateur Championship and earn a spot in the Masters.
Sigma Pi Phi PGA Junior League Golf Event Celebrates the Game’s Future
The future of golf was on display at Sandhill Crane Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, over the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend.