PGA News Archive

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Justin Rose flashes gold medal after making final putt at The Barclays
Justin Rose won't win The Barclays, but the Englishman wouldn't let the field forget about his last win. Before Rose tapped in his final putt on 18 at Bethpage Black, his caddy brought out his gold medal.
Rickie Fowler, Patrick Reed lead at The Barclays, could wrap up automatic Ryder Cup spots
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- A shot off Saturday's lead and currently holding the final automatic qualifying spot for the U.S.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
McIlroy glad to be wrong about Olympics
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — This is one time Rory McIlroy says he was happy to be mistaken.
PGA Tour Playoffs: 5 things to know
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — The top five players on the PGA Tour this season should be plenty rested going into the FedEx Cup playoffs. Most of them haven't played since the PGA Championship three weeks ago.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Golf tips: How to conquer Bethpage Black
The greatest aspect of this week's Barclays -- aside from being the opening event of the PGA Tour Playoffs for the FedExCup and aside from being the last event to collect Ryder Cup USA points -- is the venue its being contested on.
Patrick Reed breaks gavel at New York Stock Exchange
Patrick Reed is in New York this week for the Barclays -- the opening event of the PGA Tour's Playoffs for the FedExCup -- taking place at Bethpage Black.
FedExCup begins, Ryder Cup qualifying ends
By Doug Ferguson Associated Press
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
European Tour players injected with electricity during chip shots... for fun
It's often been said that while players on the PGA Tour play for a lot more money, those on the European Tour have a lot more fun.
Jordan Spieth shares hilarious Bill Murray story on Tonight Show
In New York for this week's PGA Tour Playoffs for the FedExCup-opener -- The Barclays at Bethpage Black -- two-time major champion Jordan Spieth paid a visit to the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday.
Monday, August 22, 2016
PGA Tour player's cringeworthy putt for a 60
Nineteen inches was the only thing standing between 2009 U.S. Open winner Lucas Glover and a score of 60 at the Wyndham Championship on Friday.
Sunday, August 21, 2016
Si Woo Kim prevails at Wyndham Championship
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Si Woo Kim won the Wyndham Championship by five strokes Sunday for his first PGA Tour title.
If you're a superstitious golfer, you won't like this
In general golfers are a superstitious bunch. We have a lucky ball marker, we never wash the ball we made an eagle with, and we don't use a ball we found in that same round. If that description sounds like you, then you're really not going to like this.
Matthew Fitzpatrick earns Team Europe's final Ryder Cup bid
Matthew Fitzpatrick of England nailed down the ninth and final automatic spot for Europe in the Ryder Cup on Sunday. Fitzpatrick finished fifth in the Czech Masters, giving him enough world points that no one can catch him when European qualifying ends next week in Denmark.
Process of restoring Oakmont continues after U.S. Open
John Zimmers left the No. 2 tee box at Oakmont Country Club last Thursday afternoon, a smile plastered across his face. Only Zimmers didn't just crush a drive down the middle of the fairway. The grounds superintendent at Oakmont wasn't even carrying a club.
20 years after his last U.S. Amateur, will Tiger play again?
Two anniversaries this week. Each memorable for a completely different reason. Twenty years ago, Aug. 25, 1996: Tiger Woods made history, becoming the first player to win three straight U.S. Amateur championships.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Inbee Park wins women's Olympic golf gold
RIO DE JANEIRO — Inbee Park's first victory of the season might just be the biggest of her career — a gold medal in women's golf.
Behold: The John Daly Experience
SEATTLE: John Daly has not won an event on an American golf tour since 2004, but no matter, he is the biggest draw to hit the PGA's Champions Tour since Fred Couples turned 50 six years ago.
Friday, August 19, 2016
PGA Tour pro Si Woo Kim nearly holed a ridiculous 50-footer to shoot 59
Si Woo Kim was red-hot at the Wyndham Championship in Friday's second round.
Verne Lundquist shares funny, behind-the-scenes 'Happy Gilmore' stories
Earlier this week as part of the 20-year anniversary of the movie Tin Cup's release, we also compiled a list, ranking the top-5 best golf movies of all time. It's no surprise that Happy Gilmore was on the list.
Olympic golf: Gerina Piller and husband Martin juggle golf careers
GREENSBORO -- Martin and Gerina Piller aren't that different from you and your spouse. Better looking, probably. Definitely.