PGA News Archive

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Tom Carpus named chair of the PGA Rules Committee
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Tom Carpus of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, whose leadership in professional education was celebrated both within the Philadelphia PGA Section and at the national level, has been named chair of the PGA Rules Committee.
PGA Professional helps disabled golfers thrive on the course
APPLETON — Bob Burns didn't think he'd ever give another golf lesson after undergoing surgery last winter for prostate cancer, which had gone undiagnosed for too long and "got out of control." He spent months in a wheelchair, then had elbow surgery, with knee surgery de
Hideki Matsuyama prepares diligently for Japan's World Cup shot
MELBOURNE, Australia — Japanese ace Hideki Matsuyama has already left his imprint on the World Cup, much to the despair of the course superintendent of host golf club Kingston Heath.
Captain Davis Love III gifted smokers to Ryder Cup USA team
There are so many perks that come with being a member of a Ryder Cup team. One of those is something you, as a fan, may not have even known about.
If asked, Jim Furyk would be honored to be Ryder Cup captain
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Nothing about Jim Furyk's game would suggest with certainty he has played his last Ryder Cup.
The golf moments our readers are thankful for this year
Happy Thanksgiving Eve, everyone. We recently took a look back at the year that was in golf and noted seven golf moments we were thankful for in 2016.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
9 of our favorite memories from the PGA Championship
This time of year is all about reflection. Today we're going to look back and revisit nine of our favorite memories from the week that was at Baltusrol in Springfield, N.J., during the 2016 PGA Championship, where Jimmy Walker picked up his first major victory.
Woman makes hole-in-one during first golf lesson
How long have you playing golf? Have you made a hole-in-one? If so, how long were you playing before that ace came? I'll bet you it didn't come as quickly as this woman's from England.
Bubba Watson, mayor? 10-time winner has big post-golf plans
Bubba Watson is already thinking about his career after golf, which just might include public office. He wants to run for mayor.
Video Highlights: 2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championhip
2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship highlights. Watch Team California hoist the trophy and celebrate!
Australian wildlife greets players at World Cup of Golf
Players representing 28 countries are in Melbourne, Australia, this week for the World Cup of Golf, including USA teammates Jimmy Walker and Rickie Fowler.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Team California captures 2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship
2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship highlights. Watch Team California hoist the trophy and celebrate!
Rickie Fowler stopped by TSA... because of Danny Lee
Since the Tour Championship in 2015, PGA Tour players Rickie Fowler and Danny Lee have been locked in a fantastic prank war.
7 reasons to play golf instead of shop on Black Friday
Black Friday. Some people love it. Others dread it. Whatever your take is, can we just all agree that it results in absolute madness? Instead of dealing with all that craziness, why not play golf instead?
PGA of America partners with Golf Channel to air primetime special highlighting the 2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship on Nov. 29
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – PGA of America, Grayhawk Golf Club and National Car Rental have partnered with Golf Channel to air a two-hour, primetime special highlighting the 2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship presented by National Car Rental.
Canadian rookie Mackenzie Hughes comes up clutch to win RSM Classic
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) -- Mackenzie Hughes holed an 18-foot par putt from off the green Monday morning to win the RSM Classic and become the first rookie in 20 years to go wire-to-wire for his first PGA Tour victory.
Billy Horschel eliminated from RSM Classic playoff after missing 2-footer
Golf is a cruel game. What happened to Billy Horschel on Sunday is all the proof you need.
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Georgia and California to play for Jr. League Golf National Championship presented by National Car Rental
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — For the fifth consecutive year, teams representing California and Georgia will meet in the final match of the PGA Junior League Golf National Championship presented by National Car Rental.
RSM Classic moves to Monday for 4-man playoff
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Mackenzie Hughes was the third player to have a putt to win the RSM Classic. He missed, and four players will have to return in the morning to finish the playoff.
Steve Schneiter makes history, captures Senior PGA Professional Championship title
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Steve Schneiter had something come over him, he said, which carried him to a piece of PGA of America history Sunday at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.