CHASKA, Minn. – Dustin Johnson put the finishing touches on a banner season, earning his first PGA of America Player of the Year Award and the Vardon Trophy. The season-ending awards are presented by the PGA of America for excellence by a PGA TOUR professional.
Justin Thomas said it was the probably the hardest he's ever hit a drive. But little did he know that his 414-yard bomb on "The Monster," the 667-yard, par-5 16th hole at Akron's Firestone Country Club, would help put him the record books.
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BETHESDA -- As he made the long walk from the ninth green to the 10th tee Saturday at Congressional Country, Billy Hurley III noticed the security detail following him as the third-round leader of the Quicken Loans National.
26 Jun 2016 - 8:49am - 0 Comments
"Unbelievable" was a word Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice couldn't stop uttering as he described flood damage sustained in Greenbrier County, his resort property and all throughout the Mountain State.
25 Jun 2016 - 4:34pm - 0 Comments
The World Golf Hall of Fame and Museum not only has on display a priceless piece of golf history, but of Olympic history. And it wasn't easy to obtain.
25 Jun 2016 - 10:09am - 0 Comments
Suzy Whaley congratulated competitors and spoke with friends and fans behind the 18th green at Keney Park Golf Course in Hartford on Sunday.
23 Jun 2016 - 11:38am - 0 Comments
There are a couple things that we could count on at Oakmont, that proved to be true once again in 2016: That the course would prove to be a worthy challenge to the world's best players. Check.
19 Jun 2016 - 8:44pm - 0 Comments
Many golf fans may not know who Shane Lowry is by name, but mention the red-bearded Irishman with a big smile and immediately he comes to mind.
19 Jun 2016 - 2:02pm - 0 Comments
Can you guess the last time a player won the U.S. Open on their first try? I'm sure Tiger Woods must've done that right? Nope. Jack Nicklaus? No sir. You have to go back to 1913, when Francis Ouimet won in his first U.S. Open appearance at Brookline.
19 Jun 2016 - 11:49am - 0 Comments
Another long day of play at Oakmont, a clearer picture is coming into focus for who might be raising the trophy on Sunday evening. Before play was suspended due to darkness, it was Irishman Shane Lowry who found himself on top of the leaderboard.
18 Jun 2016 - 9:18pm - 0 Comments
Dustin Johnson holds the lead after two rounds at the 116th U.S. Open, thanks in large part to his prowess off the tee.
18 Jun 2016 - 2:11pm - 0 Comments
After a long day of play Friday at the U.S. Open, the tournament yielded five lessons that can be learned going into the weekend: 1. Low scores can be found, but the course is toughening up
17 Jun 2016 - 9:15pm - 0 Comments
A capsule look at the previous eight U.S. Open golf championships held at Oakmont Country Club: Year: 1927 Winner: Tommy Armour Score: 301 (76). Margin: Playoff. Runner-up: Harry Cooper (79) Prize: $500.
11 Jun 2016 - 2:42pm - 0 Comments
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Registration is now open for the 2016 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience Pro-Pro Tournament at PGALasVegas.com. The 2016 Pro-Pro Tournament, held Monday, Aug.
5 Jun 2016 - 1:35pm - 0 Comments
The first professional women's major golf tournament was the 1930 Women's Western Open. Except at the time, it did not know it was a major. It wasn't declared one until the LPGA Tour was founded 20 years later.
1 Jun 2016 - 8:36pm - 0 Comments
HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Quality prevailed over quantity at the induction of the second class into the High Point University Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday night.
22 May 2016 - 8:05am - 0 Comments
PGA Professional Jeff Dunovant has a full-time job as Head Golf Professional at Charlie Yates Golf Course in Atlanta. He's also the assistant director of The First Tee program.
19 May 2016 - 4:14pm - 0 Comments
WASHINGTON, D.C. – WE ARE GOLF – a coalition of the game’s leading associations and industry partners – visited Capitol Hill on Wednesday for the ninth annual National Golf Day to discuss the game’s nearly $70 billion econo
18 May 2016 - 7:17pm - 0 Comments
So your son or daughter turns to you and says, "Hey, I want to learn to play golf." What should be your next step?
16 May 2016 - 4:31pm - 0 Comments
SAMMAMISH, Wash. -- Handling pressure is nothing new to Inbee Park, who knows she will be in the spotlight next month when she goes for a record fourth straight victory at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Sahalee Country Club.
13 May 2016 - 10:05pm - 0 Comments
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