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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By Craig Dolch 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.
By Associated Press 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
By Steve Douglas 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.
By PGA of America 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
By Craig Dolch 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.
By Doug Ferguson 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.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rickie Fowler flew home from the 2016 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship with more than just the Falcon Trophy.
By Doug Ferguson 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?"
By PGA of America 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.
By PGA.com 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.
By Alan Blondin 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
By Mark Aumann 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.
By Billy Hull 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.
By Matt S. Craig 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.
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) -- Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the Abu Dhabi Championship this week because of a rib injury.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
By Doug Ferguson 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.
By Matt S. Craig Another weekend of January golf in beautiful locations from South Africa to Hawaii gave us another set of eye-popping highlights.
By Matt S. Craig You don't need me to tell you this, but John Daly is truly one of a kind.
By The Associated Press 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.
By Michael R. Abramowitz 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.
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