PGA News Archive

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Bubba Watson fires 66 to take lead at Shenzhen International
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Bubba Watson fired a 6-under 66 in the first round to take a one-stroke lead at the weather-delayed Shenzhen International on Thursday.
This is one of the best par saves you'll ever see
Feast your eyes on what has got to be an early candidate for "par save of the year."
Less is More When Learning the Game
While the rules may state we can use 14 clubs to play a round of golf, this can be daunting to beginner golfers. But as a new golfer, you truly don’t need 14 clubs to learn and enjoy this great game.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
PGA Champion Jimmy Walker diagnosed with Lyme Disease
PGA Champion Jimmy Walker said he has felt fatigued since around Thanksgiving. After a long PGA Tour season, his first major championship title at Baltusrol and a scintillating Ryder Cup win at Hazeltine, most might think the late-year fatigue was normal.
PGA Professional Championship to return to Bayonet Black Horse Courses in 2018
Fond memories shared from times spent on public golf courses
Tiger Woods announced he'd be designing his first public course at Missouri's Big Cedar Lodge Resort on Tuesday.
Big changes pay major dividends for So Yeon Ryu
It's easy to forget that So Yeon Ryu won the LPGA Tour's first major championship of the year.
Junior Invitational holds opening ceremony
Tee times: Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club
Tee times for the Opening Round of the Junior Invitational on Thursday, April 20:
Wesley Bryan has 51 weeks to prepare for a 'major' home game
With the deadline to qualify for the 2017 Masters approaching, Wesley Bryan sent a simple text response to a question seeking a quote about his chances of earning a spot in his adopted hometown major.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Cristie Kerr compiling an impressive career, 1 trophy at a time
Cristie Kerr always talked bigger than her game, and she might last long enough on the LPGA Tour to back it up.
Tiger Woods to open first public course at Big Cedar Lodge
Tiger Woods announced on Tuesday that his first design for a public golf course will be at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Missouri.
Golfer's ball finds fairway... in the middle of a herd of kangaroos
If you play golf, you're going to encounter wildlife over the course of the round. Maybe it's a gator or a snake. Maybe it's beautiful birds. Perhaps it's annoying geese. Even deer. In Australia, it isn't uncommon to come across a kangaroo.
Good news on the health front for world No. 1 Dustin Johnson
On the eve of the 2017 Masters, world No. 1 and tournament favorite Dustin Johnson suffered a lower back injury when he fell down some stairs at his rental home in Augusta.
Monday, April 17, 2017
How adaptive golf unlocks the game for many with disabilities
For those with a disability, the game of golf can seem incredibly difficult or near impossible to learn.
What golfers in 1892 thought the game would look like in 2000
Unless you’re a golf historian or a Jeopardy grand champion, you probably haven’t heard of obscure 1890s Scottish author (and avid golfer) J. McCullough.
Wesley Bryan: From trick-shot artist to PGA Tour winner
Ask any PGA Tour player and he'll tell you that outside of winning a major, the most difficult tournament to win is one played in your home state.
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Stephen Ames wins first PGA Tour Champions Title
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) -- Stephen Ames won the Mitsubishi Electric Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour Champions victory, easily holding off Bernhard Langer at TPC Sugarloaf.
Wesley Bryan takes RBC Heritage in South Carolina homecoming
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Wesley Bryan rallied to win his home-state RBC Heritage for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 4-under 67 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Luke Donald.
Edoardo Molinari wins Trophée Hassan II in playoff
RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Edoardo Molinari won the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco on Sunday, beating Paul Dunne on the first playoff hole for his first European Tour title in seven years.