PGA News Archive

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy to square off in charity match
SHANGHAI (AP) — Instead of ending his year in the Bahamas, U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson is headed to the Philippines for an 18-hole match against Rory McIlroy geared toward raising money for charity.
With Tiger Woods out, WGC titles are up for grabs by top players
SHANGHAI — Dustin Johnson's victory in the most recent World Golf Championship at Firestone this summer means he has to capture only the Dell Match Play to become the first player to sweep the four world events.
Go behind the camera with John Daly documentary director Gabe Spitzer
Like many sports fans in the 90s, Gabe Spitzer was drawn to John Daly because he looked and behaved differently than other pro golfers.
Rory McIlroy begins shift to new equipment
SHANGHAI (AP) — Rory McIlroy is replacing his Nike driver and two fairway metals this week at the HSBC Champions as he begins to search for new equipment.
Ryder Cup star Patrick Reed takes his game worldwide
SHANGHAI (AP) — The Asia swing is the rare trip where Patrick Reed's wife doesn't accompany him. She stayed in Houston because they're finally moving into their new house at The Woodlands. Not that Reed figures to spend that much time in his new digs.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
GolfTEC providing complimentary lesson with donation to PGA REACH
John Daly tells story of drinking during PGA Tour round
A couple of weeks back, we told you about the much-anticipated "30 for 30: Hit it Hard" mini-documentary on John Daly that will air on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET on Nov. 1.
WGC-HSBC Champions video promos cast star players as superheroes
When it comes to cutting a promo for a golf tournament, no one does it better than the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
Monday, October 24, 2016
Mike Keiser, the man behind Bandon Dunes, is set to open Sand Valley
This article originally appeared in the October 2016 issue of PGA Magazine.
Practice gone wrong: Alignment stick destroys Alvaro Quiros's fairway wood
Alignment sticks are a fantastic training tool when you're working on your golf game. Or, they can ruin your equipment.
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Padraig Harrington earns first European Tour victory in 8 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
Canadian pro golfer James Allenby seeks help to keep chasing his dream
James Allenby is a 32-year-old professional golfer. He spent seven years playing on PGA Tour Canada with mixed results.