PGA News Archive

Sunday, October 23, 2016
Padraig Harrington earns first victory in eight years
VILAMOURA, Portugal — Padraig Harrington stayed calm on the final hole to win the Portugal Masters on Sunday for his first European Tour victory in eight years.
PGA Assistant Champion Andy Mickelson making most of a dream year
For the past four decades, the National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship has brought together hundreds of talented PGA Professionals for one of the most competitive events on the calendar. And come Oct.
Justin Thomas successfully defends CIMB Classic title
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Justin Thomas completed a fairytale return to the CIMB Classic with a successful title defense after eight birdies in the final round Sunday earned him a three-shot victory over closest rival Hideki Matsuyama.
Yao Ming shows off his golf swing
It's hard to imagine being 7 feet 6 inches tall. Personally, I'm not sure I could even walk around without tipping over, let alone swing a golf club.
PGA Tour: Komodo dragon takes the course at CIMB Classic
From time to time, animals find their way on to a golf course.
Saturday, October 22, 2016
European Tour players take part in Bottle Smash Challenge
The European Tour season is nearing its final stretch to crown a champion, but that doesn't mean the fun is taking a break.
CIMB Classic: Kevin Na makes first hole-in-one on PGA Tour
It's easy to assume that all PGA Tour players have a hit an ace in a tournament. Afterall, these guys are really good. But that's not the case for 15-year Tour veteran Kevin Na — until now.
Anirban Lahiri overtakes Justin Thomas at CIMB Classic
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Defending champion Justin Thomas endured a terrible start to the third round of the CIMB Classic after the American faltered with three bogeys and a double bogey to finish with a 1-under 71 Saturday.
Bringing golf to disabled vets, one swing at a time
Jim Rounsavell knows panic, and he knows veterans, and he knows post-traumatic stress disorder, and he knows golf. He's 87 years old, and he also knows how to get things done. With a little help from an old and revived Sacramento charity group, he is on a precipice.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Defending champion Justin Thomas leads halfway through CIMB Classic
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Justin Thomas had a 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead halfway through the CIMB Classic, staying within striking distance of the tournament record he set in winning the title here last year.
Six-foot python removed from TPC Kuala Lumpur before start of Round 2 at CIMB Classic
The wildlife you encounter is one of the many charms of playing golf all over the world. In some cases, however, umm, not so much. Take Malaysia for instance, where the PGA Tour is this week for the CIMB Classic.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Registration opens for the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – PGA Professionals, golf buyers and industry leaders can now register to attend the 64th PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 24-27, 2017, in Orlando, at
11 Things you should never say on the golf course
This is a piece for my fellow weak-minded golfers out there. Noise doesn't bother me on a golf course, be it music, the grounds crew doing their thing, a cart that comes to an abrupt stop during my backswing -- all good.
2016 National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship
40th National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship When: Oct. 27-30, 2016 Where: PGA Golf Club (Wanamaker Course), Port St.
Justin Thomas shares lead in title defense at CIMB Classic
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Justin Thomas began his title defense with an 8-under 64 at the CIMB Classic on Thursday, making nine birdies and a bogey to move into a three-way tie with Keegan Bradley and Derek Fathauer for the first-round lead.
As good a putt as you're likely to see on the PGA Tour
The 2016-17 PGA Tour is only five rounds old, but we already have a solid candidate for "putt of the year."
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Eight Regional All-Star Teams to Compete in 2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Eight regional All-Star Teams of junior golfers have advanced to compete in the 2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nov. 19-21.
J.B. Holmes has close encounter with rattlesnake
The last time we saw J.B. Holmes, he was busy helping the Ryder Cup USA team to a victory at Hazeltine -- it's first win since 2008 at Valhalla, which also happened to be the last team Holmes was a member of.
A long road back to PGA Tour for Fernandez-Castano
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — The easy road back for Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano would have been to return to the comfort of Spain. He chose Newburgh, Indiana. There was another stop in Wichita, Kansas. He made his first trip to Beachwood, Ohio.
Annual Florida PGA Challenge Cup Matches honor Arnold Palmer
Members of the North Florida and South Florida PGA Sections are taking part this week in the annual Florida PGA Challenge Cup Matches.