PGA News Archive
Saturday, January 21, 2017
By Steve Douglas 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.
By Steve Douglas 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
By The Associated Press 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.
By John Nicholson 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.
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.
By Paul Arnett 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.
By Steve Douglas 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.
By Scott Michaux 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.
By Steve Douglas ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — New year, same old story for Martin Kaymer at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
By John Nicholson 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.
By John Nicholson 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.
By Dan McDonald What will golf look like in the year 2117?
By T.J. Auclair 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
By PGA of America 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.
By Craig Dolch 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.
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.
By T.J. Auclair 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.
By T.J. Auclair 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.
By Steve Douglas 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.
By Steve Douglas 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.
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