PGA News Archive

Tuesday, May 03, 2016
CBS special on PGA Professionals and their impact to air on May 7
Pinehurst PGA Professional playing Wells Fargo in honor of fallen friend
When PGA Professional Kelly Mitchum prepares to tee off in Thursday's first round of the Wells Fargo Championship at Charlotte's Quail Hollow Club, he'll hear his name announced -- but he'll have Mike Townsend in his thoughts.
Monday, May 02, 2016
Twenty years later, Steve Scott looks back on epic bout with Tiger Woods
  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Twenty years after competing in perhaps the most memorable U.S.
Golf rules: Why taking relief may not be your best option
Just because the Rules of Golf offer you the option to take relief from an obstruction, it's not always in your best interests.
First Tee programs, rapidly growing, teach lessons that go beyond golf
  BEAVER, Pa. – Most children recall their first golfing experience on the putt-putt course, guiding a glowing neon golf ball into the mouth of a revolving windmill or putting it past a plastic gorilla.   But at Be
Golf tips: Why you slice the ball, and how to fix it
For most new golfers, the first frustration to overcome is usually how to make consistent contact with the ball. But once that's accomplished, it usually leads to a second, sometimes life-long frustration.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of May 1, 2016
  What equipment did Brian Stuard and the week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Sunday, May 01, 2016
Inventor's aim: Reduce 'Golf Misery Index'
McFARLAND, Wis. -- Rob O'Loughlin has a passion for sales, and for saving the game of golf he loves to play. He's happiest when he's doing both at the same time.
Friday, April 29, 2016
North Myrtle Beach museum scores hole-in-one with Bob Hope exhibit
  MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Whatever last laugh Bob Hope had in 2003 after his 100 years on Earth, he left the world a hole-in-one gift of smiles, family honor, American pride, and class that will last forever.   The No
Keney Park Golf Course in Hartford reopens after three-year renovation
  HARTFORD, Conn. – For the first time in almost three years golf will be played at Keney Park Golf Course in Hartford on Sunday.   Keney Park GC reopens after an extensive restoration.
My favorite golf shot to hit is...
Anyone who has ever played the game for any amount of time has their respective bread-and-butter shot -- the one they most enjoy hitting.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Olympic trophy headed to Colonial for PGA Tour's Fort Worth stop
  FORT WORTH, Texas – The Olympic Games golf trophy is headed to Fort Worth as part of tournament week festivities at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational.   The trophy, last presented in 1904 to gold medalist George
PGA Professional's new golf game, Ultimate Best Ball, rapidly taking off
  FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Alan Moyer is no Captain Kirk boldly going where no one has gone before.   For one thing, Moyer is the PGA Professional at Cobblestone Golf Course in Kendallville, Ind., rather than a Star Flee
KickStarter campaign wants to build "crazy" golf course in London's Trafalgar Square
  It doesn't more than a few minutes of browsing on Kickstarter to find all sorts of wild and crazy ideas.
Golf tips: How to break 90
It's no secret that if you're going to shoot lower scores on the golf course, it's going to take a commitment to improving your short game.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
"Faces Of Golf" sculpture now on display at PGA National Resort & Spa
  At the Open Championship last summer, acclaimed artist Lawrence Holofcener unveiled a pretty impressive piece of golf art.
Rusty? Swing faster in practice to help create clubhead speed
When Jordan Spieth wanted to add more distance to his drives this season, he didn't make any modifications to his swing. Instead, he practiced swinging the club faster, trying to train his muscles to improve his clubhead speed.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Real Lies swing aid helps golfers practice real course conditions
  KUTZTOWN, Pa. – These two contraptions, which resemble a luge sitting side-by-side with a platformed skateboard, will revolutionize golf practice, Mark Csencsits told the curious at Sittler Golf Center.   Golfers
Bubba Watson and friends make an eagle in 23 seconds flat
  Remember the other day when we showed you a group of European Tour players who set a new Guinness World Record for playing the fastest par-5 hole ever?
Two bald eagles hatched on golf course are named after golf terms
  REDDING, Calif. – The two newest eaglets from Redding's famous bald eagle pair have been named.   Going with a theme consistent with where the two eagles were born, online voters overwhelmingly chose to name