PGA News Archive

Sunday, December 04, 2016
Hideki Matsuyama wins third straight tournament at Hero World Challenge
NASSAU, Bahamas — Hideki Matsuyama was only 5 when he first saw Tiger Woods, watching on videotape that 1997 Masters victory. Even sweeter was standing next to Woods in his Sunday red shirt to receive yet another trophy.
The 11 greatest golf vines of all time
On the surface, golf and Vine may seem like polar opposites. Golf is a game to be enjoyed over the course of several hours, drawing on hundreds of years of tradition. Vine is to be consumed six seconds at a time, not requiring any preexisting knowledge or experience.
How Tiger fared on Sunday
Tiger Woods has always taken pride in his ability to grind throughout a round. Even after making his first competitive start in 15 months, that "grinder" mentality was alive and well this week at the Hero World Challenge... especially in a trying final round on Sunday.
Jordan Spieth climbs leaderboard with eagle pitch in
Jordan Spieth moved himself up the leaderboard in fashion at the Hero World Challenge on Sunday. At the par-5 15th hole, Spieth had a remarkable pitch in from an awkward lie for eagle. Check it out:
Brooks Koepka holes out from bunker
Brooks Koepka is most well-known for his remarkable long game. On Sunday at the Hero World Challenge, though, he flashed some brilliance with his short game.
Lexi Thompson to become only second woman to play in the Franklin Templeton Shootout
Lexi Thompson is accustomed to making history.
Tiger Woods gets creative with putter off green; uses a wedge on green too
Not all pars are created equal. Most of the time with PGA Tour players, pars are made in the "routine" way. For instance, on a par 3: Tee shot on green, two putts, move along to the next hole.
Bubba Watson hilariously walks in birdie putt at Hero World Challenge
Bubba Watson is the defending champion at this week's Hero World Challenge. Though he's not going to successfully defend his title, he did provide a fantastic highlight on the par-5 third hole Sunday.
Saturday, December 03, 2016
Everyone is chasing Hideki Matsuyama at the Hero World Challenge
NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods started with brief run at the lead. Hideki Matsuyama ended Saturday on his way to another victory.
How Tiger fared on Saturday
Remember how spectacular Tiger Woods was in the early 2000s? Well, that's how he looked when he began the third round of the Hero World Challenge on Saturday at Albany in the Bahamas. But he just couldn't keep the momentum for all 18 holes.
Hideki Matsuyama holes out for eagle at Hero World Challenge
Japan's Hideki Matsuyama has been on fire globally, lately.
Tiger Woods holes out from bunker for birdie
Buckle up, folks. We've been waiting a long, long time for Tiger Woods to make his return to the game. So far, he isn't disappointing. In fact, he's straight up looking like early-2000s Tiger Woods at Albany in the third round of the Hero World Challenge today.
Rory McIlroy surprises 9-year-old on Irish television show
He's genuine and honest in interviews. He's a fabulous golfer, already sporting four major victories at age 27. And, perhaps his greatest attribute, he's GREAT to kids. That last part was on display back in Ireland on Friday night.
Friday, December 02, 2016
Dustin Johnson, Hideki Matsuyama tied for lead in Bahamas
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Dustin Johnson wasn't even expecting to be in the Bahamas for the Hero World Challenge. He was tied for the lead Friday with Hideki Matsuyama, who has reason to expect being at the top of any tournament he plays.
Bob Sowards shoots 70 to win event No. 2 of PGA Tournament Series presented by Golf Advisor
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2016) -- The competition keeps getting younger, but it doesn’t seem to matter to Bob Sowards.
How Tiger fared on Friday
On Thursday, in his first competitive round in 466 days, Tiger Woods showed flashes of brilliance and was actually 4 under through eight holes and tied for the lead at the Hero World Challenge.
Best major championship moments of 2016
It's no surprise that the best moments in golf each year come from the four major championships.   This year was no exception.   Here is an extensive list of all our favorite moments from the Masters, U.S.
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Hero World Challenge: J.B. Holmes leads with 64; Tiger Woods shoots 73 in return
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Not only did Tiger Woods return to golf Thursday, he returned to being Tiger. Just not for long.
How Tiger fared on Thursday
The return of Tiger Woods to competitive golf for the first time in 15 months -- 467 days to be exact -- got off to an amazing start on Thursday... then ended with ripples in the water to the left of the 18th fairway after another pulled drive.
Jeffrey Schmid's ace earns him a share of the lead with Shawn Warren in PGA Tournament Series
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2016) – Jeffrey Schmid showed the best way Thursday to bounce back from a sloppy bogey. Make a hole-in-one.