PGA News Archive

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Are GolfBoards the wave of future in golf? One writer gets on board
  POWAY, Calif. – A beginning surfer is humiliated often.   A novice skateboarder is bruised often.   A rookie snowboarder finds himself on his backside often. &nbs
Inaugural ImpactZone junior expo in Southwest Florida big success
  NAPLES, Fla. – Impact Zone Golf's first free junior golf expo was a hit last Saturday at Tiburon Golf Club.   More than 200 came to the expo to participate in clinics, hear from Impact Zone founder Bobby Clam
Like Hoffman, focus on the process
How did Charley Hoffman finally shake off his Sunday demons and win at TPC San Antonio?
Flying drones will deliver balls, snacks at golf course in Japan
The future is now, at least when it comes to delivering snacks to hungry golfers in Japan.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Juli Inkster no stranger to success in Seattle area as KPMG Women's PGA Championship nears
  DALY CITY, Calif. – Before most players on the LPGA Tour were born, Juli Inkster was laying the foundation for her legendary professional career, with the Seattle area front and center.   In 1982, as a senior at
Manuel de la Torre's passing leaves huge void in Wisconsin golf scene
  MILWAUKEE – One of the first things I did when I became the golf writer for The Milwaukee Journal in 1992 was to set up a meeting with legendary PGA Professional Manuel de la Torre, a man about whom I had heard so much.  
How much are Charley Hoffman's wedges worth?
  Charley Hoffman's victory at the Valero Texas Open didn't come out of nowhere.
Manuel de la Torre, the First PGA Teacher of the Year, passes at age 94
Manuel de la Torre, the first recipient of the PGA of America Teacher of the Year Award in 1986, passed away late Sunday evening in Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital, Lawliss Hospice Center in Mequon, Wisconsin, his family confirmed. He was 94.
Sunday, April 24, 2016
What's in the winners' bags for the week of April 24, 2016
  What equipment did Charley Hoffman and the week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Austin Eckroat wins 2016 Junior Invitational with putt on final hole
  Click here to return to our complete coverage of the 2016 Junior Invitational   GRANITEVILLE, South Carolina (April 23, 2
Friday, April 22, 2016
San Francisco Giants giving out Juli Inkster bobbleheads tonight
  Lots of golfers have thrown out first pitches at ballgames over the years.
Austin Eckroat extends lead in second round of Junior Invitational
  Click here to return to our complete coverage of the 2016 Junior Invitational   GRANITEVILLE, South Carolina (April 22, 2
PGA Tri-State Section executive director Darak retires
PITTSBURGH -- Dennis Darak always remembered the question he was asked when he was interviewing for the position of Executive Director of the Tri-State Section of the PGA of America.
2016 PGA Junior League Golf Championship Heads to Grayhawk
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Apr. 22, 2016) – The 2016 and 2017 PGA Junior League Golf Championships will be held at picturesque Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. This year’s Championship will be played Nov.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Can average golfers be like Bryson DeChambeau? And should they?
  SAN DIEGO – Golf is an enormously derivative game.   One club manufacturer inserts moveable weights into a driver and a bunch of companies follow.
Austin Eckroat leads by three after first round of Junior Invitational
  Click here to return to our complete coverage of the 2016 Junior Invitational   GRANITEVILLE, South Carolina (April 21, 2
Golf tips: How to break 100
All golfers have "milestone" scores they're looking to conquer. Over the next three weeks, we've enlisted the help of PGA Professional Rob Labritz for the best practices for tackling the barriers for breaking 100, 90 and 80.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Stephen Behr becomes first Clemson golfer to win Byron Nelson Award
  Stephen Behr became the first Clemson golfer to receive the Byron Nelson Award when the 2016 honor was announced on Wednesday.   The award is given to a graduating collegiate senior "who demonstrates the qualities exemplified by M
PGA Professional Max Doster brings golf to veterans through PGA HOPE
  We hear so much about about all the money that golf raises for charity and all the philanthropic efforts that the game makes possible – sometimes maybe we take all that good work for granted.
The biggest highlight of your golf life
This week we pitched a question to our nearly 350,000 strong friends in Facebook Nation. We asked you: What has been the biggest highlight of YOUR golf life?