PGA News Archive
Monday, January 23, 2017
By T.J. Auclair The 2017 Masters Tournament will be contested at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., April 6-9, 2017, where England's Danny Willett will return as the defending champion.
By Bob Denney ORLANDO, Fla. – How do you engage PGA Professionals with their students? Perhaps it’s as easy as an eye in the sky.
By PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (January 23, 2017) -- The 64th PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Jan.
Here's a look at the GolfTEC presentation from Day 1 of PGA Merchandise Show week in Orland.
GolfTEC's SwingTRU Motion Study illustrates big swing differences between low, high handicap players
By Michael R. Abramowitz Utilizing a nationwide database of approximately 30,000 golfers, GolfTEC analyzed 48 different body positions within a player’s swing that correlates to their handicap, to determine the most efficient methods to improve their game.
By T.J. Auclair Until Sunday, Hudson Swafford had never won on the PGA Tour. In the final round of the CareerBuilder Challenge at PGA West, Swafford emerged from the pack with a 5-under 67 to claim his maiden win on Tour, good for a two-year exemption and a trip to the Masters.
By Stephen Schramm For the past five years, Clinton's Jason Faircloth has been driven by the idea of starting an organization that supports disabled golfers and provides them with their own national championship.
Sunday, January 22, 2017
By Bob Denney ORLANDO, Fla. – Like the nearly 800 attendees at the 15th PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit, PGA Professional Todd Sones is on a quest to make his students walk away with smiles on their faces.
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Hudson Swafford won the fittingly named CareerBuilder Challenge on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, following three straight birdies with a closing par for a one-stroke victory.
By Michael R. Abramowitz With today’s longer courses, amazing advances in technology for equipment and players on Tour hitting literal moon shots off the tee, it’s only natural that every day golfers want to grip it and rip it farther, too.
By Matt S. Craig If the first few tournaments of 2017 are any indication, it's going to be an incredible year. Golf fans witnessed a little bit of everything, from another entry into the 59club, to an amateur winning a hole-in-one car, and even a near-ace on "Alcatraz."
By Dan McDonald World champion dancer Tony Dovolani, one of the professional dancers featured on ABC's Dancing With The Stars, attended the 2017 PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit and discussed how there are many similarities between being a successful golfer and a successful dancer.
World champion dancer Tony Dovolani, one of the professional dancers featured on ABC's Dancing With The Stars, attended the 2017 PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit and discussed how there are many similarities between being a successful golfer and a successful dancer.
By Matt S. Craig Adam Hadwin made headlines at the PGA Tour CareerBuilder Challenge after carding a 59 on Saturday. And while he deserves it, there's another man having a week he won't soon forget.
By Bob Denney ORLANDO, Fla. – Is the Force with you? Inquiring PGA Professional minds would like to know.
By The Associated Press LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Adam Hadwin's hole-by-hole description of his 13-under 59 on Saturday at La Quinta Country Club in the CareerBuilder Challenge:
By Steve Douglas ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood looked at the leaderboard and saw three of the biggest names in golf among the players hunting him down in the final holes of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Sunday.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
By The Associated Press KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — Bernhard Langer was declared the winner of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship after strong winds blowing across the Hualalai golf course halted the tournament on Saturday.
By Dan McDonald History continues to be made during this young 2017 golf season.
By Dan McDonald No shoes, no pants, no problem? During the second round of the CareerBuilder Challenge, Spanish golfer Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño found his ball pinned up against the water hazard in a bit of a rough spot for a right-handed golfer on the par-4 9th hole.
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