PGA News Archive

Sunday, August 30, 2015
John Daly collapses, hospitalized
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — John Daly collapsed near the end of a round of golf Saturday and was taken by ambulance to a hospital. The 49-year-old Daly was playing in a small, local tournament at Deerfield Golf Club in Jackson's northern suburbs.
LPGA: Third round suspended; Ernst leads
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Austin Ernst took the lead at 10 under Saturday before darkness forced the suspension of third-round play in the weather-delayed Yokohama LPGA Tire Classic.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Barclays: Co-leaders Bae, Day card 63s
EDISON, N.J. (AP) — Sang-Moon Bae is making the most of his final weeks before he starts mandatory military service in South Korea.
Champions Tour: Leader Spittle shoots 66
ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — For Canadian Rod Spittle, just playing on the Champions Tour at age 60 is old hat that never gets old. Now, he finds himself in a most unusual place -- alone in the lead for the first time heading to Sunday.
WATCH: Phil Mickelson tries the backwards flop shot at Barclays
It wouldn't be a PGA Tour event without Phil Mickelson performing some sort of magic. And that was the case again Saturday during the third round of the Barclays at Plainfield Country Club in Edison, N.J.
Pieters leads Czech Masters by 1
VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Thomas Pieters of Belgium shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday despite being penalized for hitting the wrong ball, taking a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Czech Masters.
Matteo Manassero 'drives' famed Monza course
Matteo Manassero posted an intriguing photo on his Twitter account Saturday. He's shown driving a golf ball on the front straightaway at the famed Monza race course, where a different kind of "driving" takes place. Here's the tweet:  
Study: Caffeine may help your golf game
Before heading out to the course for your next round, you might want to go ahead and grab a cup of coffee or a caffeinated drink.
Friday, August 28, 2015
Paul Goydos and Gene Sauers lead Dick's Sporting Goods Open
  ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) – Before Gene Sauers entered the interview room at En-Joie Golf Club, he grinned as he looked at his round details.   "I've always loved this course," Sauers said.
A week after his father's death, Ryan Palmer in contention at Barclays
  EDISON, N.J.
Bubba Watson leads Barclays by one, Jordan Spieth loses No. 1 ranking
  EDISON, N.J. (AP) – Jordan Spieth lost out on a chance to play the weekend at The Barclays.   He also lost his No.
Golf Tips: Practice vs. Pre-round Warmup Strategy
Golfers sometimes mistake how to practice their swing vs. the type of warm-up required before playing a round. PGA Professional Mike Richards explains the key differences to help you maximize both.
More Power and Consistency Off the Tee
Get more power and consistency off the tee with a simple drill from PGA Professional Eric Hogge.
Matthew Fitzpatrick, Pelle Edberg lead Czech Masters after 36 holes
  VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) – Matthew Fitzpatrick and Pelle Edberg both shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to share the lead after the second round of the D+D Real Czech Masters.   It was the second flawless round
Folds of Honor and golf facilities nationwide to celebrate Patriot Golf Day on September 4-7
  OWASSO, Oklahoma, August 28, 2015 – This Labor Day weekend, golf facilities across the country invite golfers to hit the links to celebrate Patriot Golf Day, the primary fundraiser benefiting Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization that provides
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.