PGA News Archive

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Most players under 50 no longer eligible for World Golf Hall of Fame
Annika Sorenstam to captain 2017 European Solheim Cup team
Pro golf events this week | March 28-April 3, 2016
  PGA TOUR SHELL HOUSTON OPEN   Site: Humble, Texas. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Golf Club of Houston. Purse: $6.8 million.
DeMarcus Ware plays golf on vacation in New Zealand
  After winning the Super Bowl a couple months ago, the Denver Broncos are enjoying a little R&R this offseason.
Springtime is a great time to escape to Pinehurst or Streamsong
College students aren't the only people in need of a spring break. Golfers also require great places to re-energize and rejuvenate after a long, cold, hard winter.
Galaxy of young stars makes up for Tiger Woods' absence at Masters
  The Masters is just a week away and the only role that Tiger Woods will play is guest at the annual Champions' Dinner.   As recently as last year, Woods missing golf's greatest major would have greatly diminished the tournament
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Bubba Watson's half-court shot at the Orlando Magic game has to be seen to be believed
  On this week before he returns to Augusta National to try to win his third Masters, Bubba Watson is enjoying a little down time.
Tiger Woods Foundation to take over PGA Tour event at Riviera
  Tiger Woods is going back to the PGA Tour event at Riviera for the first time since 2006.   The Tiger Woods Foundation will become the host organization that runs the tournament, which has Hyundai Motor America as the new title sponsor
Houston no longer has a problem, as it embraces slot before Masters
  Tiger Woods has never played the week before the Masters, and it's hard to argue with the results.
Japanese company will test deliveries of snacks to golfers via drones
  Over in Japan, Rakuten is sort of the equivalent of ecommerce giants like Amazon or China's Alibaba.
Rory McIlroy to skip Par 3 Contest day at the Masters this year
  Rory McIlroy heads to Augusta National with another chance to complete his career Grand Slam, and this year he's going at it in a slightly different manner – he'll not play the Par 3 Content on Wednesday of Masters week.  
PGA of America, Bon Appétit continue "Champions of the Course" partnership
March 29, 2016 -- NEW YORK -- The PGA of America and Bon Appétit are teeing off with presenting sponsor, Chase Sapphire Preferred®, to bring food and golf together in the kitchen and on the green.
Monday, March 28, 2016
How much is Jason Day's 3-wood worth?
  With two wins in a row, at the Dell Match Play and the Arnold Palmer Invitational, Jason Day has reassumed the top spot in the world ranking with just a week to go b
Deployment to Kuwait can't stop devoted Bridgestone volunteer
AVON, Ohio -- Nearly a month ago, U.S. Army Major Tim Jenkins felt like Santa Claus as he passed out Bridgestone Invitational golf hats and towels to the game's fellow devotees at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait.
Augusta architect makes Masters leaderboard replica out of Legos
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Andy Duckett has two loves -- architecture and golf memorabilia -- so it's only natural for him to combine his passions.
Longtime Kapalua PGA Professional Gary Planos dies
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — PGA Professional Gary Planos, who started out as a bag boy at Kapalua and became a favorite tournament host among PGA Tour players when he ran the Tournament of Champions, has died. He was 62.
Sunday, March 27, 2016
Finau wins Puerto Rico Open in playoff for first PGA Tour title
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tony Finau won the Puerto Rico Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, beating Steve Marino with a birdie on the third hole of a playoff at windy Coco Beach.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of March 27, 2016
  What equipment did Jason Day and this week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Lydia Ko wins Kia Classic by four strokes
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) -- Lydia Ko won the Kia Classic on Sunday at Aviara, reaffirming her position as the top player in the world heading into the first major championship of the season.
Jason Day regains No. 1 ranking, wins Dell Match Play title
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Jason Day made his return to No. 1 in the world feel even sweeter Sunday by winning the Dell Match Play.