PGA News Archive

Saturday, September 30, 2017
Frank Esposito Jr. fires 69 to jump into lead at Senior PGA Professional Championship
Frank Esposito Jr. shot a 3-under 69 on Saturday to move into the lead heading into Sunday's final round of the Senior PGA Professional Championship at Desert Mountain.
Roy Vucinich shoots his age as oldest member of Senior PGA Professional Championship field
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Sept. 30, 2017) – PGA Life Member Roy Vucinich of Moon Township, Pennsylvania, the oldest member of the field, matched his age with a 2-under-par 70 Saturday in the 29th Senior PGA Professional Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz.
Gus Andreone, PGA’s oldest member, keeps to routine; celebrates 106th birthday in style
PGA.com celebrated a century with Gus Andreone, the third oldest living PGA cardholder, on the golf course at Palm-Aire Country Club in Sarasota, Florida last week.
Rory McIlroy gives his ball to a young boy at the British Masters, makes a fan for life
Rory McIlroy, as a PGA Junior League Global Ambassador, is helping to promote the great program and all the young participants who compete.
Phil Mickelson sets Presidents Cup record with his 25th victory
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Rickie Fowler joins U.S. Team fans on the first tee at the Presidents Cup
Rickie Fowler striped a driver off the deck from 281 yards out on the final hole in the BMW Championship on Sunday. A crazy shot to try, right? Not necessarily.
Alabama kicker credits PGA champion Justin Thomas for his turnaround
TUSCALOOSA -- Andy Pappanastos has heard nearly every conceivable way to butcher the pronunciation of his last name. But few left as much of an impression as when one person simply gave up trying.
Friday, September 29, 2017
Defending champ Steve Schneiter takes lead into weekend at Senior PGA Professional Championship
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Steve Schneiter was born in Utah; played most of his golf west of the Rockies; finds the fairway better than most; and knows places a golfer shouldn’t visit in the desert.
Jordan Spieth whiffs on attempted shot at Presidents Cup
File this one under: "It happens to all of us." Playing the par-5 ninth hole at Liberty National in Friday's fourballs session of the Presidents Cup, Jordan Spieth did something we've all done, but you'd never expect to see him do: he whiffed.
Jordan Spieth whiffs on attempted shot at Presidents Cup
File this one under: "It happens to all of us." Playing the par-5 ninth hole at Liberty National in Friday's fourballs session of the Presidents Cup, Jordan Spieth did something we've all done, but you'd never expect to see him do: he whiffed.
Junior golfers beat Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Jimmy Fallon on Tonight Show chipping challenge
While promoting the Presidents Cup earlier this week, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day appeared on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Before two of the world's best golfers came out onto the stage, Fallon introduced three of the best junior golfers in the world.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Bruce Smith sinks albatross to rescue round at Senior PGA Professional Championship
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – PGA Professional Bruce Smith of Frisco, Texas, is a rare golfer who finds as much joy in a well-placed kick in tae kwon do as he does in a timely shot on a golf course.
Mike Small fires a 65 to take early lead at Senior PGA Professional Championship
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – When University of Illinois Coach Mike Small is not guiding his team or on the recruiting trail, he’s still a big game hunter.
US takes early lead over International team at Presidents Cup
2013 National PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi breaks down how Justin Thomas' wedge game won him $10 million as FedexCup Champion.
Sam Saunders shoots 59 with PGA Tour card on the line
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sam Saunders, Arnold Palmer's grandson, shot a 12-under 59 on Thursday in the first round of the Web.com Tour Championship.
Escape trouble with the driver punch shot
2013 National PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi demonstrates how hitting a driver can be the right play when you need a low shot to escape trouble.
Dustin Johnson holes out from bunker, Matt Kuchar raises the roof
It's very early at the Presidents Cup, but so far the Americans look to be in total control in the matches, where they boast an overall record of 9-1-1.
How Justin Thomas' wedge game won him $10 million
2013 National PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi breaks down how Justin Thomas' wedge game won him $10 million as FedexCup Champion.
Rickie Fowler pitches in for remarkable birdie to square Presidents Cup match
We're less than an hour into the 2017 Presidents Cup and we already have fireworks. That's what these team competitions do.
John Daly opens steakhouse bearing the two-time major winner's name in Arkansas
Two-time major champion John Daly has officially opened "John Daly Steakhouse" in Conway, Arkansas. Daly announced the restaurant opening via his Twitter account earlier this week: