PGA News Archive

Thursday, August 04, 2016
41st Junior PGA Championship draws elite field to Rhode Island's Wannamoisett Country Club
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The 41st Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks – one of the elite events in junior golf – visits New England for the first time and will be contested at venerable Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford
Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO named supporting partner of National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – In a multi-year agreement, the PGA of America has named Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO a supporting partner of the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship, as well as a Supporting Partner of Golf Retirement Plus ® and a Prou
Junior PGA Championship set for Wannamoisett Country Club
As the calendar turns to the dog days of summer, competition amongst the nation’s elite juniors is just heating up – with plenty at stake. Competitors will vie for a coveted spot on the Junior Ryder Cup Team come Aug.
Nike to get out of golf equipment business
Nike is getting out of the golf equipment business, a surprising announcement Wednesday that is sure to send Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and other players searching for new clubs and golf balls next season.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Phil Mickelson doesn't need a victory to validate a good year
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is running out of time to validate what quietly has been a good year, minus only a victory. He is not running out of patience.
Inspirational Tommy Morrissey imitates pro golfer's swings
Tommy Morrissey is already a sensation.
Bubba Watson unveils patriotic shoes for Olympics
With all four majors of the season behind us, the focus of the golf world turns to pride for country with the Olympics this month and the Ryder Cup in September.
For Patrick Reed, Travelers is launch pad to Olympics in Rio
CROMWELL -- Patrick Reed, wearing a red shirt, blue pants and hat, and white shoes, proudly unveiled his USA Olympic golf bag at the Travelers Championship on Tuesday. In attire and spirit, he is all about the red, white and blue.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
PGA Championship: Jimmy Walker delivers on Butch Harmon's promise of a major
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jimmy Walker had champagne in his glass and the Wanamaker Trophy at his side. Still unopened is a bottle of Chateau Margaux that Butch Harmon has kept in his Las Vegas wine cellar for such a moment as this.
Monday, August 01, 2016
PGA Championship offers glimpse of golf's excitement for Ryder Cup
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- In muggy, sopping wet conditions, the 2016 PGA Championship offered up some of what's most exciting about golf right now. Right now. No Tiger. No hyped, pre-storylined rivalries.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Golf coach hits flop shot -- Happy Gilmore style -- over young man's head
This is one of the most dangerous trick shots we've ever seen.
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Vegas rallies to win Canadian Open, earns spot in PGA Championship
OAKVILLE, Ontario — Jhonattan Vegas rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour victory, birdieing the final three holes at Glen Abbey for an 8-under 64 and one-stroke victory.
PGA Junior League golfers score back-to-back aces
This just might be the coolest golf story to cross our desk all year long.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
NHL referee makes the cut at RBC Canadian Open
If the visionary and prophetic film "Happy Gilmore" taught us anything, I guess it's that hockey and golf aren't too far apart.
Friday, July 22, 2016
4 holes-in-one at a golf tournament in a single day
Whenever you see a headline like this, you immediately do a double-take.
Miracle on Ice hockey team goes all-in for Ryder Cup
With chants of "USA! USA!" Minnesota members of the Miracle on Ice hockey team staged a bit of a welcome rally for the international golf world at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska on Thursday.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
How many steps does Jordan Spieth take in a round?
We are in the information age, especially in professional sports. And though golf is known sometimes as a late adopter, it can't stop the influx of technology that's being used to perfect the games of the top players.
Check out Andrew 'Beef' Johnston's amazing house (or is it?)
Andrew "Beef" Johnston is stealing the hearts of golf fans worldwide with his everyman attitude. But is it all too good to be true? A few seconds into this fantastic video by the European Tour that was posted today, we thought: perhaps it is.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
CBS Sports to air 'Road to the PGA Championship', 'PGA Championship Preview'
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– The PGA of America’s annual CBS Sports Special, “Road to the PGA Championship,” relates several inspirational stories heading into the 98th PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club, in Springfield, New Jersey, including those of
2016 PGA of America National Award recipients announced
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Cary Cozby, the PGA Director of Golf at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been named the 63rd recipient of the PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award.