PGA News Archive

Saturday, January 21, 2017
Refreshed Dustin Johnson shoots 64, in contention in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Over his jet lag and familiar with the golf course, Dustin Johnson is finally a real factor at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Tyrrell Hatton proving major championship displays were no fluke in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Tyrrell Hatton grabbed the consciousness of the wider golfing public with his top-10 finishes at the British Open and U.S. PGA Championship last year.
Friday, January 20, 2017
Bernhard Langer takes one-shot lead over Fred Couples at Hualalai
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — Bernhard Langer closed with back-to-back birdies to shoot a 7-under 65 Friday for a 15-under-129 total and a one-shot lead over Fred Couples after the second round of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai.
Hudson Swafford shoots second 65, leads in rainy La Quinta
LA QUINTA, Calif. — Hudson Swafford shot his second straight 7-under 65 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead in the CareerBuilder Challenge, finishing as an afternoon storm hit the desert layouts.
PGA Merchandise Show: Golf Channel broadcast schedule
ORLANDO, Fla. – Golf Channel announced plans for its comprehensive coverage of the 64th PGA Merchandise Show – the largest golf convention and business gathering in the world – with nearly 20 hours of news and instruction coverage Tuesday, Jan. 24 – Friday, Jan. 27.
John Daly finding success in Hawaii with driver he built
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii -- John Daly has done a little bit of this and a little bit of that in his on again, off again career. But building his own driver? Leave it to the big man to be hands on with everything these days.
Danny Willett struggling to rediscover game before Masters defense
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Danny Willett has 2½ months to rediscover his game before making a pressure-filled return to Augusta National as the defending Masters champion. Odds are that won't be long enough.
Noted Masters marker Jeff Knox headed to Georgia's Golf Hall of Fame
On Saturday night at one of the clubs Georgia's greatest amateur golfer called home, another career amateur from Augusta will take his place in Georgia's Golf Hall of Fame.
Martin Kaymer takes familiar position as leader in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — New year, same old story for Martin Kaymer at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Phil Mickelson returns with scrambling 68 at La Quinta
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson hit his opening tee shot so poorly in morning rain and cold that he hit a provisional ball just to get in another swing.
Phil Mickelson laments Chargers' move to Los Angeles
LA QUINTA, Calif. — If more people in San Diego shared his passion for the Chargers, Phil Mickelson figures the NFL team wouldn't have bolted for Los Angeles.
Future of golf: What the game will look like in 100 years
What will golf look like in the year 2117?
European Tour's 'Awkward Reporter' is laugh out loud funny
Our friends on the European Tour's social media team are at it again with a laugh-out-loud video they've dubbed, "#AwkwardReporter."
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Minnesota PGA hires 2016 Ryder Cup Director Jeff Hintz to lead organization, foundation
The Minnesota Section of The Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) today announced that Jeff Hintz, Director of the 41st Ryder Cup hosted by Hazeltine National Golf Club, has been hired as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Section and its Foundation.
Mark Brown, Matt Dobyns shoot 62, win Senior-Junior Team Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – After watching partner Matt Dobyns birdie six of the first eight holes Thursday, Mark Brown wanted to join in on the fun. Brown got his chance on the par-4 12th hole of the Wanamaker Course at PGA Golf Club when he had 111 yards to the pin.
PGA Merchandise Show: SiriusXM radio broadcast schedule
NEW YORK – January 19, 2017 – SiriusXM today announced its comprehensive programming lineup for listeners nationwide for the 64th PGA Merchandise Show, the golf industry’s premier annual event, (January 24-27) in Orlando, Florida.
Become a complete golfer: Part 1, Body
Editor's note: This is the first of a six-week, six-part series with PGA Professional Rob Labritz, offering up tips on how you can become a complete golfer.
7 of our favorite Phil Mickelson flop shots
In celebration of Phil Mickelson's 2017 calendar year debut on the PGA Tour at the CareerBuilder Challenge, we decided to put together a list of our favorites from the shot he's most well-known for: the flop shot.
Needing a part-time caddie, Lee Westwood calls on familiar face
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Lee Westwood needed someone to carry his bag for him at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship this week when his long-time caddie dropped out following the death of his father.
With little practice, Henrik Stenson shoots 64 to lead Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Henrik Stenson had just chipped in from 30 yards for a fourth birdie in his first five holes of 2017 when he turned to his caddie and delivered another example of his renowned dry humor.