PGA News Archive

Saturday, September 17, 2016
Heresy? Nines reversed at East Lake for Tour Championship
Heresy. It's a strong word. However, when you are about to intrude on the legend of Bobby Jones, you had better tread carefully.
Friday, September 16, 2016
PGA Golf Club to Host ‘20th Anniversary Weekend’ Celebration
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – PGA Golf Club – the 54-hole, flagship facility of the PGA of America in Port St. Lucie, Fla. – will host a “20th Anniversary Weekend” Sept. 16-19, to celebrate two decades of unforgettable golf experiences.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Two Florida golfers each made two aces in one round
According to Golf Digest, the odds of a low-handicap golfer making two aces in the same round are 67 million to 1. Southwest Florida had not one -- but two -- golfers make two aces in a round in less than a month.
Tiger Woods could be involved in Chicago lakefront golf course
Mike Keiser knows about long odds, having built one of the world's finest golf resorts, Bandon Dunes, in a remote town in Oregon.
Rickie Fowler gets Olympic rings tattooed on right forearm
While many top golfers took a pass on the Rio Olympics, Rickie Fowler couldn't hide his enthusiasm about the opportunity to play for a medal as an Olympic athlete.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Outstanding hole-in-one celebration by Belen Mozo
Hole-in-one videos are the best. Yesterday, we showed you maybe the coolest ace ever made early this week by a University of Wisconsin golfer -- a slam dunk.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
PGA of America CEO honored at 2016 US Italia Golf Invitational in Tuscany
FLORENCE, Italy (September 13, 2016) -- The Federazione Italiana Golf (FIG) and the Region of Tuscany acknowledged the 100th anniversary of the PGA of America by honoring CEO Peter Bavacqua at the 2016 US Italia Golf Invitational.
College golfer slam dunks tee shot for hole-in-one
Grab some popcorn, folks. I'm not so sure there's ever a bad hole-in-one video, but what you're about to see might be one of the best ever.
Monday, September 12, 2016
Dustin Johnson grabs lead in final stretch bid to claim his first PGA of America Player of the Year award & Vardon Trophy
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Dustin Johnson, the reigning U.S. Open Champion and winner of last weekend’s BMW Championship, has taken the lead in the race for the PGA of America Player of the Year Award and the Vardon Trophy.
41st Junior PGA Championship Highlight Show comes to Golf Channel on Sept. 14
Golf Channel will air the 41st Junior PGA Championship Highlight Show beginning Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 8:00 p.m. ET. The program features profiles of several participants as well as special moments from one of the country’s premier junior events.
Arlington golf pro sets world record for longest usable golf club
ARLINGTON -- New Yorker Ashrita Furman has set more than 500 Guinness World Records, from walking the fastest mile with a milk bottle balanced on his head to playing the most games of hopscotch in an hour.
Bryson DeChambeau earns PGA Tour card with Web.com victory
BEACHWOOD, Ohio (AP) -- Bryson DeChambeau won the Web.com Tour Finals-opening DAP Championship on Sunday to wrap up a PGA Tour card for next season.
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Dustin Johnson polishes off a dominant victory
CARMEL, Ind. (AP) -- Powerful off the tee and relentless with the putter, Dustin Johnson didn't give anyone much of a chance Sunday by closing with a 5-under 67 to win the BMW Championship by three shots and move to the top of the FedEx Cup.
How would you fare on a pro par-3?
When we're watching the pros play golf on TV, one thing we know is that we wouldn't fare very well on those endless yard par-5's. We don't even want to think about trying those 550-yard par-4's.
Cellphone light helps college golfer finish in darkness
Some golf tournaments don't allow cellphones on their premises. If that were the case during The Rod Myers Invitational at Duke University Golf Club, then we wouldn't have had this dramatic finish.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
5 things to watch this weekend at the BMW
CARMEL, Ind. — Roberto Castro kept pouring in birdies and expanding his lead in the BMW Championship until he finished with another 7-under 65 and led by as many as five shots as the other players at Crooked Stick were finishing their rounds.
Friday, September 09, 2016
Jordan Spieth bounces back from double bogey with chip-in eagle
Jordan Spieth is a short-game wizard.
Phil Mickelson executes incredible shot from behind railroad ties
Phil Mickelson wasn't about to get railroaded by some railroad ties on the par-3 sixth hole at Crooked Stick in the first round of the BMW Championship on Thursday.
Thursday, September 08, 2016
How spectacular are these Phil Mickelson instructional video clips?
Phil Mickelson, who will make his 11th consecutive start for Ryder Cup USA in just a few weeks at Hazeltine, has always been a fan favorite.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Why everybody talks to golf balls that don't listen
I do it. So do you. Jordan Spieth, oh boy does he ever. There’s no cause for pride or shame.