PGA News Archive

Thursday, October 20, 2016
As good a putt as you're likely to see on the PGA Tour
The 2016-17 PGA Tour is only five rounds old, but we already have a solid candidate for "putt of the year."
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Eight Regional All-Star Teams to Compete in 2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Eight regional All-Star Teams of junior golfers have advanced to compete in the 2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nov. 19-21.
J.B. Holmes has close encounter with rattlesnake
The last time we saw J.B. Holmes, he was busy helping the Ryder Cup USA team to a victory at Hazeltine -- it's first win since 2008 at Valhalla, which also happened to be the last team Holmes was a member of.
A long road back to PGA Tour for Fernandez-Castano
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — The easy road back for Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano would have been to return to the comfort of Spain. He chose Newburgh, Indiana. There was another stop in Wichita, Kansas. He made his first trip to Beachwood, Ohio.
Annual Florida PGA Challenge Cup Matches honor Arnold Palmer
Members of the North Florida and South Florida PGA Sections are taking part this week in the annual Florida PGA Challenge Cup Matches.
Golf tips: Get your fall checklist in order
For golfers in certain parts of the country, the sad reality is beginning to set in: the golf season is winding down.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Pete Bevacqua among those being honored at 33rd Annual March of Dimes Sports Luncheon
New York – Two-time Super Bowl Champion and five-time league MVP, Peyton Manning, the most prolific quarterback in NFL history, and WNBA great Swin Cash, who has won championships at the collegiate, professional and Olympic level, will be honored with the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the
Rookie Nicholas Lindheim took an unlikely route to the PGA Tour
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Of the 70 players who made the cut in the PGA Tour season opener, Nicholas Lindheim easily could have been mistaken for a college kid who Monday qualified. He had a carry bag. He was not wearing a cap with a logo. He didn't have an equipment deal.
PGA Champion, two-time Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III headed to World Golf Hall of Fame
What a month October has been for Davis Love III.   A little more than two weeks after captaining the Ryder Cup USA to a 17-11 victory at Hazeltine in the biennial matches -- its first win since 2008 and just its third since 1999 -- it was announced on Tues
Golfer's trick shot incorporating soccer juggling skills is amazing
Golf trick shots are a lot of fun to watch, but after the last few years -- especially with the Bryan Brothers setting the bar so high -- they've pretty much been a yawn.
Alex Noren savoring hottest stretch of his career
The hottest stretch of Alex Noren's career has come a few weeks too late. If only two of his three European Tour wins since early July hadn't arrived after the qualification period for the Ryder Cup ended and Darren Clarke had selected his captain's picks.
Titleist, FootJoy parent company Acushnet prepares for IPO
Ever lost enough golf balls that you consider buying stock in the company that makes them? Well, soon you will have that opportunity.
9 Golf mysteries explained
More so than any other sport, golf is loaded with intricacies, many of them confusing and -- in some cases -- mysterious. With that in mind, we figured it would be fun to take a deep dig into some of the game's mysteries and try to find some clarity.
A few Myrtle Beach area courses still working to reopen after Hurricane Matthew
Most of the Grand Strand's nearly 100 golf courses have reopened following the cleanup of damage caused by Hurricane Matthew. About half of the area's courses reopened within a few days of the Oct. 8 storm, and most of those are allowing carts to ride fairways.
Monday, October 17, 2016
Bernhard Langer is the clear No. 1 on Champions Tour
John Daly came on to the PGA Tour Champions this year, doing his John Daly thing, drawing big crowds. As for Bernhard Langer, he kept doing his thing: shooting low scores, being the best player on the tour.
PGA Tour: 'Vulnerable' Brendan Steele wins season opener
NAPA, Calif. — By the end of the opening week of a new PGA Tour season, no one felt more vulnerable than Brendan Steele.
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Brendan Steele rallies to win PGA Tour season opener at Safeway Open
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Brendan Steele figured out how to finish at Silverado and won the Safeway Open for his first PGA Tour victory in more than five years.
Would you try single-length irons?
"I've hit fliers with the four {iron}," said Kevin Costner in the classic golf movie Tin Cup. "I've hooked my five, I shank the six, skulled the eight, fatted the nine, chili-dipped the w
'The Cruds' golf group makes their 100th trip to Myrtle Beach
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH -- Had he known what he'd be missing for the next 50 years, Whit Cobb would have probably figured out a way to disobey his wife's wishes.
Jay Haas proving age doesn't matter on Champions Tour
CARY, N.C. -- Jay Haas rolled his golf cart up behind the clubhouse Saturday at Prestonwood Country Club, whipped out his phone and soon was texting.