PGA News Archive

Thursday, October 26, 2017
That time LPGA player Mary Bea Porter-King hit a wayward shot and saved the life of a drowning toddler
Hit a golf ball far enough off line and you never know what you might find.
Kiradech Aphibarnrat motivated by funeral for Thai king at HSBC Champions
Kiradech Aphibarnrat played with purpose Thursday in the HSBC Champions.
How to warm up like a pro
Learn how to warm up more effectively before your round, with tips from PGA Professional Andrew Larkin.
How high to tee a golf ball
Learn how high to tee a golf ball instruction from PGA Professional Wyatt Worthington.
HSBC Champions highlights how much has changed in golf this year
SHANGHAI (AP) — The final World Golf Championship of the year is a case study in how quickly the landscape can change.
Brooks Koepka opens with a 64 to lead HSBC Champions
The HSBC Champions is the first stop for Brooks Koepka on his four-week Asian adventure that will include two weeks on the beaches of Vietnam and Thailand and a title defense in Japan.
Because of a rule, girl who won Massachusetts high school boys' golf tournament denied trophy and trip to states
The rules are the rules.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
PGA Professional Gus Andreone, 106, receives France's highest honor
PGA Professional Gus Andreone’s rich, exceptional life got a bit richer Tuesday afternoon. The oldest member of the PGA of America at 106, Andreone was welcomed by the country of France into one of the world’s most distinguished “clubs” – the Order of the Legion of Honor.
Women's US Open heading to Pebble Beach for first time in 2023
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The women are finally getting their day at Pebble Beach.
How the PGA Tour's Asian swing can set up a year of success
SHANGHAI (AP) — Shadows are rare in Shanghai, so a clear blue sky and abundant sunshine only added to a happy mood Tuesday at the HSBC Champions. Not that Lucas Glover needed any kind of emotional lift. Or Pat Perez, for that matter.
Matt Kuchar's fall schedule thrown off by typhoon, visa issues
SHANGHAI (AP) — The fall schedule didn't work out the way Matt Kuchar imagined.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
PGA Pro Gus Andreone, 106, receives France’s highest recognition for World War II service
PGA Professional Gus Andreone’s rich, exceptional life got a bit richer Tuesday afternoon. The oldest member of the PGA of America at 106, Andreone was welcomed by the country of France into one of the world’s most distinguished “clubs” – the Order of the Legion of Honor.
Why Coore and Crenshaw’s Clear Creek Tahoe is a stunner
Bandon Trails, Streamsong Red, Cabot Links and Sand Valley: Get ready to add another name to the list of spectacular golf courses designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. Clear Creek Tahoe sits at 5,600 feet of elevation on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe.
5 reasons a shot clock in golf could be a good thing
The European Tour recently announced an idea it will test out at next June's Austrian Open -- the implementation of a 40-second shot clock. And I absolutely love the idea.
Golf Dictionary, Glossary and Golf Terms
Joe Plecker, PGA Director of Instruction at Baltimore Country Club instructs on how to hit a draw or a fade, depending on what the hole calls for.
Monday, October 23, 2017
9 incredible golf recovery shots
Even for the best golfers in the world, errant shots can and do happen relatively frequently. It's the ability to become escape artists and recover from those shots that gives the professional golfer a big advantage over us weekend warriors.
5 keys to practice golf with a purpose
When a golfer says ”I’m heading out to practice”, most people just assume they are heading to the driving range. Obviously there’s a lot more that goes into the game of golf than just practicing your full swing.
Have you ever seen a 2-year-old with a better swing than this?
OK, so this video was posted back in April 2016, but resurfaced on Twitter today and is totally worth revisiting.
This is how you can pure your 3-wood like Justin Thomas did on his way to winning the CJ Cup
Justin Thomas, in the first hole of a playoff with Marc Leishman, hit an amazing 3-wood from 243 yards to help him win the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges in South Korea and jump to #3 in the world golf rankings.
Justin Thomas with 3-wood from 243yds to win CJ Cup
Justin Thomas, in the first hole of a playoff with Marc Leishman, hit an amazing 3-wood from 243 yards to help him win the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges in South Korea and jump to #3 in the world golf rankings.