PGA News Archive
Monday, July 11, 2016
By Doug Ferguson In the foreword to a book celebrating the 150-year anniversary of the oldest championship in golf, Arnold Palmer refers to the event as "The Open Championship." In his autobiography, Palmer refers to the major he won twice as the "British Open."
By Doug Ferguson TROON, Scotland (AP) — Jordan Spieth withdrew from the Olympics on Monday, leaving golf without its top four players when the sport returns to the games for the first time since 1904.
By Jimmy Durkin SAN MARTIN, Calif. -- A grain of sand made the world of difference at the U.S. Women's Open and helped propel American Brittany Lang to her first major title.
By T.J. Auclair The season's third major championship -- The Open Championship -- is upon us this week from Royal Troon in Troon, Scotland. This week will mark the ninth time that Royal Troon will hosts the game's oldest major.
By T.J. Auclair In Sunday's final round of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open on the PGA Tour Champions, John Daly began putting with just his left hand... It didn't go to well. John Daly putts one-handed in final round of Champions Tour event
Sunday, July 10, 2016
By Staff INVERNESS, Scotland (AP) — Alex Noren held off his pursuers in the final round Sunday to win the Scottish Open by one shot for his fifth victory on the European Tour.
By Austin Vaughn | PGA.com You can’t mention major championship golf without thinking of the annual Masters Tournament held at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., and its co-founder, Atlanta golf legend Bobby Jones.
By Dan O'Neill SAN MARTIN, Calif. -- Over the first two days, the 71st U.S. Women's Open searched for an identity. Rounds were cuddly in the morning, prickly in the afternoon. Players ascended the leaderboard in red, descended in black.
Saturday, July 09, 2016
TROON, Scotland (AP) -- Brooks Koepka, the world's 16th-ranked player from the United States, has withdrawn from the British Open at Royal Troon next week.
By Carl Steward SAN MARTIN, Calif. -- Just when you thought the pipeline might be exhausted, South Korea delivered yet another young female golf prodigy into majors prominence Friday at the U.S. Women's Open.
By Matt S. Craig It was already an incredible week for Kasey Petty. The 22-year-old American is a recent graduate of the University of Findlay (Ohio), and turned professional just before the U.S. Women's Open. She got to play practice rounds with Lydia Ko and Brooke Henderson.
By Staff DALLAS (AP) -- U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson withdrew from the Rio Games on Friday because of concerns over the Zika virus, costing golf three of the world's top four players for its return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence.
Friday, July 08, 2016
By Tina Alvey WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS -- Make no mistake about it, this is a company town. And the company -- the fount of most of the town's jobs -- is The Greenbrier resort.
By Matt S. Craig There was a videogame that was out when I was a little kid, I forget its name now, but it allowed you to create your own golf courses. I would always make them to be impossible, with insanely long holes and a ridiculous number of obstacles.
By Carl Steward SAN MARTIN, Calif. -- For much of an idyllic Thursday morning, CordeValle Golf Club played like a local pitch-and-putt in the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open.
By Jack Dillon, author There have been so many advances in this game of golf. From course conditions, to the equipment, to instructio
Thursday, July 07, 2016
By T.J. Auclair How many of you out there have let a great round slip away because the pressure gets to you at the worst possible moment? We've all been there. It doesn't matter who you are.
By Matt S. Craig There's a commonly held sentiment amongst sports fans who don't watch golf, especially those that have never seen Dustin Johnson hit a tee shot.
By T.J. Auclair Over the course of a given year, I'm able to get an up close look at some incredible golf gear. Periodically, I like to compile a product round-up of some of my favorites.
By T.J. Auclair One of the best events in golf is going on this week -- the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart. Many of the game's biggest stars are playing, as they prepare for next week's Open Championship at Royal Troon.
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