PGA News Archive

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Rickie Fowler opens up 4-stroke lead at Honda Classic
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Winless in more than a year, Rickie Fowler finished strong Saturday for a 5-under 65 and built a four-shot lead going into the final round of the Honda Classic.
LPGA's Xiyu Lin celebrates 21st birthday with special hat
Hats on the golf course have taken on many different forms throughout the years. From the traditional curved brim, to the modern flat brim, there's plenty of styles that come through to tie an outfit together.
Amy Yang in control at rain-hit Honda LPGA Thailand
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang of South Korea had 10 birdies and an eagle in 31 holes on Saturday after round three of LPGA Thailand was suspended due to bad light.
Wesley Bryan hitting tricky shots, aiming for first PGA Tour win
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — This was not a trick. This was a PGA Tour event.
Friday, February 24, 2017
Ryan Palmer, Wesley Bryan share lead at Honda Classic
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with his golf game and at home.
WATCH: Shawn Stefani strips down to underwear to hit water shot
As we've seen throughout the first two rounds of the Honda Classic, PGA National isn't a course for the feint of heart. Whether it's the Bear Trap, or the equally tricky front nine "trap" of 5-6-7, the course can drive you to do some crazy things.
Watch Brooks Koepka snap driver during Honda Classic
PGA National's Champion Course is one of the toughest tests on the PGA Tour schedule, a test that is much harder to pass when tee shots aren't finding the fairway.
Ian Poulter 'on borrowed time' to retain PGA Tour card
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ian Poulter used to start every Monday by opening the link to the Official World Golf Ranking. It used to be satisfying. Now he doesn't even bother, and hasn't for the last 16 months.
Young man from Els for Autism shines as Honda Classic volunteer
PALM BEACH GARDENS -- Michael Fortes, 23, is one of roughly 1,750 volunteers that keep the Honda Classic running. But unlike most of the others, he is on the autism spectrum.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Wesley Bryan, Cody Gribble take early lead at Honda Classic
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — One reason Martin Kaymer enjoys the Honda Classic is because he doesn't feel as though he has to make a bunch of birdies. On such a serene Thursday at PGA National, that was required to keep pace.
Ariya Jutanugarn, Amy Yang shoot 66 to take lead at LPGA Thailand
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn and Amy Yang both shot 6-under 66 in the first round Thursday to take a share of the lead at the LPGA Thailand.
Paul Peterson shoots 62, leads Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — American golfer Paul Peterson birdied four of his last five holes to shoot a bogey-free 9-under 62 Thursday before play was suspended because of a waterlogged course in the first round of the Joburg Open.
Watch new Guinness World Record set for longest putt
What's the longest putt you've ever made? 30 feet? 60 feet? Guarantee it's not as long as the one you're about to watch.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
5 of the best announcer calls in golf history
February 22, 2017, marks the 37th anniversary of Team USA's "Miracle on Ice" in the 1980 Olympics at Lake Placid. Here's the final minute of that legendary hockey game between the U.S. and the Soviet Union:  
Masters Tournament: Does early-year success lead to a green jacket?
As we enter the home stretch of tournaments leading up to the Masters Tournament in April, there will be a lot of talk about how a win could jumpstart a player and give them the momentum needed to capture the green jacket.
Graeme McDowell honored to be host at Arnold Palmer Invitational
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Graeme McDowell had a week to remember when he played Bay Hill for the first time in 2005. He tied for second, picked up enough world ranking points to qualify for his first Masters and finally had a chance to meet Arnold Palmer.
Identifying the best in golf not as easy as 10 years ago
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Imagine the best players in golf competing at the absolute top of their games. Who's the toughest to beat? World ranking computations aside, who's the real No. 1? That question was a lot easier 10 years ago.
Flop-shot attempt over friend turns painful quickly
You know when you see those photos or screenshots of people trying to pull a Phil Mickelson and hit a flop shot over a friend's head?
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Man hits shot from water with alligator just feet away
We've seen our fair share of golfers attempting to hit golf shots from dangerous places. This, however, takes the cake.
West Coast Swing whets appetite for Augusta
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The refrain is becoming a tradition unlike any other, especially after a West Coast Swing like this one. "The Masters can't get here soon enough."