PGA News Archive

Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Rod Perry wins playoff in event No. 3 of PGA Tournament Series
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – After consecutive bogeys late in his round, Rod Perry of Port Orange, Fla., thought he had squandered his opportunity to win Event No. 3 of the PGA Tournament Series.
Why golf's magic number remains 59, even though Jim Furyk shot 58
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Bubba Watson was 7 under through nine holes in the second round of the Hero World Challenge, such a strong start that it might have led someone to declare a "59 watch." It rarely happens, of course, though it does lead to one question.
John Daly jam session breaks out at pro-am tournament
John Daly played in the Ken Duke Celebrity Pro-Am, which benefited Folds of Honor and Volunteers in Medicine, via The Ken Duke and Friends Charity Mission earlier this week. Since you never know what's going to happen during a round with Daly, this was pretty cool...
When trying to thread the needle backfires
Whether you're the No. 1 player in the world or the world's biggest hacker, there's one thing we all have in common: We hate dropping unnecessary shots.
Monday, December 05, 2016
Three tied for lead in event No. 3 of PGA Tournament Series
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – A quarter century after his greatest golf victory – beating highly-regarded Jim Albus in the 1991 New York Metropolitan Open -- Mike Diffley is trying to do something almost as improbable.
Tiger Woods stays positive, healthy in his return
NASSAU, Bahamas — The return of Tiger Woods was more about the big picture than any of his big numbers. And that started with the sight of that red shirt on Sunday.
15 of our favorite Ryder Cup moments
It's a bummer that the Ryder Cup is played only once every two years. Thanks to all the highlights the matches produce, however, I think it's fair to say there's enough to look back on to hold us over for 24 months. Don't you think?
Harold Varner III wins Australian PGA Championship
GOLD COAST, Australia — Harold Varner III didn't really know the protocol, so he filled the Australian PGA Championship trophy with champagne, took a sip and then shared it around.
Hideki Matsuyama heads into 2017 with major momentum
NASSAU, Bahamas — It started with a victory at home in the Japan Open. It ended with another trophy in the Bahamas against a short but strong field. Five tournaments. Four victories.
2017 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship tickets on sale now
Olympia Fields, Ill. — The PGA of America, The LPGA Tour and KPMG announced today that ticket sales have begun for the 2017 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. This is the first time that this prestigious Championship in women’s golf will be contested in the Chicagoland area.
Best of celebrities playing golf in 2016
If there's one thing that people in the United States and across the world love, it's celebrity. We seem to always want to know what famous people are up to.
Sunday, December 04, 2016
Hideki Matsuyama wins third straight tournament at Hero World Challenge
NASSAU, Bahamas — Hideki Matsuyama was only 5 when he first saw Tiger Woods, watching on videotape that 1997 Masters victory. Even sweeter was standing next to Woods in his Sunday red shirt to receive yet another trophy.
The 11 greatest golf vines of all time
On the surface, golf and Vine may seem like polar opposites. Golf is a game to be enjoyed over the course of several hours, drawing on hundreds of years of tradition. Vine is to be consumed six seconds at a time, not requiring any preexisting knowledge or experience.
How Tiger fared on Sunday
Tiger Woods has always taken pride in his ability to grind throughout a round. Even after making his first competitive start in 15 months, that "grinder" mentality was alive and well this week at the Hero World Challenge... especially in a trying final round on Sunday.
Jordan Spieth climbs leaderboard with eagle pitch in
Jordan Spieth moved himself up the leaderboard in fashion at the Hero World Challenge on Sunday. At the par-5 15th hole, Spieth had a remarkable pitch in from an awkward lie for eagle. Check it out:
Brooks Koepka holes out from bunker
Brooks Koepka is most well-known for his remarkable long game. On Sunday at the Hero World Challenge, though, he flashed some brilliance with his short game.
Lexi Thompson to become only second woman to play in the Franklin Templeton Shootout
Lexi Thompson is accustomed to making history.
Tiger Woods gets creative with putter off green; uses a wedge on green too
Not all pars are created equal. Most of the time with PGA Tour players, pars are made in the "routine" way. For instance, on a par 3: Tee shot on green, two putts, move along to the next hole.
Bubba Watson hilariously walks in birdie putt at Hero World Challenge
Bubba Watson is the defending champion at this week's Hero World Challenge. Though he's not going to successfully defend his title, he did provide a fantastic highlight on the par-5 third hole Sunday.
Saturday, December 03, 2016
Everyone is chasing Hideki Matsuyama at the Hero World Challenge
NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods started with brief run at the lead. Hideki Matsuyama ended Saturday on his way to another victory.