PGA News Archive

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Anirban Lahiri overtakes Justin Thomas at CIMB Classic
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Defending champion Justin Thomas endured a terrible start to the third round of the CIMB Classic after the American faltered with three bogeys and a double bogey to finish with a 1-under 71 Saturday.
Bringing golf to disabled vets, one swing at a time
Jim Rounsavell knows panic, and he knows veterans, and he knows post-traumatic stress disorder, and he knows golf. He's 87 years old, and he also knows how to get things done. With a little help from an old and revived Sacramento charity group, he is on a precipice.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Canadian pro golfer James Allenby seeks help to keep chasing his dream
James Allenby is a 32-year-old professional golfer. He spent seven years playing on PGA Tour Canada with mixed results.
Defending champion Justin Thomas leads halfway through CIMB Classic
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Justin Thomas had a 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead halfway through the CIMB Classic, staying within striking distance of the tournament record he set in winning the title here last year.
Six-foot python removed from TPC Kuala Lumpur before start of Round 2 at CIMB Classic
The wildlife you encounter is one of the many charms of playing golf all over the world. In some cases, however, umm, not so much. Take Malaysia for instance, where the PGA Tour is this week for the CIMB Classic.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Registration opens for the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – PGA Professionals, golf buyers and industry leaders can now register to attend the 64th PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 24-27, 2017, in Orlando, at
11 Things you should never say on the golf course
This is a piece for my fellow weak-minded golfers out there. Noise doesn't bother me on a golf course, be it music, the grounds crew doing their thing, a cart that comes to an abrupt stop during my backswing -- all good.
40th National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship
40th National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship supported by Srixon - Cleveland Golf – XXIO When: Oct. 27-30, 2016 Where: PGA Golf Club (Wanamaker Course), Port St.
Justin Thomas shares lead in title defense at CIMB Classic
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Justin Thomas began his title defense with an 8-under 64 at the CIMB Classic on Thursday, making nine birdies and a bogey to move into a three-way tie with Keegan Bradley and Derek Fathauer for the first-round lead.
As good a putt as you're likely to see on the PGA Tour
The 2016-17 PGA Tour is only five rounds old, but we already have a solid candidate for "putt of the year."
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Eight Regional All-Star Teams to Compete in 2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Eight regional All-Star Teams of junior golfers have advanced to compete in the 2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nov. 19-21.
J.B. Holmes has close encounter with rattlesnake
The last time we saw J.B. Holmes, he was busy helping the Ryder Cup USA team to a victory at Hazeltine -- it's first win since 2008 at Valhalla, which also happened to be the last team Holmes was a member of.
A long road back to PGA Tour for Fernandez-Castano
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — The easy road back for Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano would have been to return to the comfort of Spain. He chose Newburgh, Indiana. There was another stop in Wichita, Kansas. He made his first trip to Beachwood, Ohio.
Annual Florida PGA Challenge Cup Matches honor Arnold Palmer
Members of the North Florida and South Florida PGA Sections are taking part this week in the annual Florida PGA Challenge Cup Matches.
Golf tips: Get your fall checklist in order
For golfers in certain parts of the country, the sad reality is beginning to set in: the golf season is winding down.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Pete Bevacqua among those being honored at 33rd Annual March of Dimes Sports Luncheon
New York – Two-time Super Bowl Champion and five-time league MVP, Peyton Manning, the most prolific quarterback in NFL history, and WNBA great Swin Cash, who has won championships at the collegiate, professional and Olympic level, will be honored with the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the
Rookie Nicholas Lindheim took an unlikely route to the PGA Tour
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Of the 70 players who made the cut in the PGA Tour season opener, Nicholas Lindheim easily could have been mistaken for a college kid who Monday qualified. He had a carry bag. He was not wearing a cap with a logo. He didn't have an equipment deal.
PGA Champion, two-time Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III headed to World Golf Hall of Fame
What a month October has been for Davis Love III.   A little more than two weeks after captaining the Ryder Cup USA to a 17-11 victory at Hazeltine in the biennial matches -- its first win since 2008 and just its third since 1999 -- it was announced on Tues
Golfer's trick shot incorporating soccer juggling skills is amazing
Golf trick shots are a lot of fun to watch, but after the last few years -- especially with the Bryan Brothers setting the bar so high -- they've pretty much been a yawn.
Alex Noren savoring hottest stretch of his career
The hottest stretch of Alex Noren's career has come a few weeks too late. If only two of his three European Tour wins since early July hadn't arrived after the qualification period for the Ryder Cup ended and Darren Clarke had selected his captain's picks.