PGA News Archive
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
By Doug Ferguson AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dustin Johnson has a trio of major champions in his way at the Dell Technologies Match Play.
By Doug Ferguson AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Two weeks before the Masters begins, Jordan Spieth is looking forward to it being over.
Monday, March 20, 2017
TOKYO (AP) -- The course that will host the 2020 Olympic golf tournament has avoided being stripped of the event by deciding to change its membership policy to include women.
By T.J. Auclair In the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday at Bay Hill, Zach Johnson hit the kind of shot you don't see often. Playing the par-3 17th hole, Johnson hit his tee shot into a greenside bunker.
Sunday, March 19, 2017
By Doug Ferguson ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Marc Leishman holed a 50-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole to take the lead Sunday, and he stayed there with two tough pars at the end to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational and earn a trip to the Masters.
By T.J. Auclair Just when all eyes were on Rory McIlroy making a Sunday run in the Arnold Palmer Invitational, a steady Marc Leishman jumped in to steal the show. Check out this 51-footer Leishman knocked down for an eagle and sole possession of the lead at 11 under.
By T.J. Auclair Canadian Adam Hadwin has been dialed in lately. He won for the first time in his PGA Tour career last weekend in the Valspar Championship and carried the momentum over to Bay Hill this week.
By T.J. Auclair On Sunday at Bay Hill, it appears Rory McIlroy is picking up right where he left off with Saturday's 7-under 65 in the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
By T.J. Auclair Marc Leishman had a birdie try from about 15 feet at the par-5 fourth hole in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill on Sunday. He put a good stroke on the putt, but the ball decided to take the scenic route before eventually dropping in for a birdie:
By T.J. Auclair Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good. Zach Johnson, a two-time major winner, is no doubt good (better than most, in fact). But on Bay Hill's 17th hole in the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday, Johnson was extremely lucky.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
By T.J. Auclair Charley Hoffman was in trouble after his tee shot on Bay Hill's par-4 18th hole was pulled left. Fighting some tree trouble, Hoffman pulled off an excellent punch shot that ended up just on the front edge of the green.
By T.J. Auclair Emiliano Grillo was cruising along at Bay Hill on Saturday. At 7 under, he was just two shots off the lead when he stepped to the tee at the par-5 sixth hole. That's where the wheels came off.
By T.J. Auclair Saturdays on the PGA Tour are known as "Moving Day." On Saturday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, Rickie Fowler -- dressed like the Arnold Palmer umbrella logo -- moved in the right direction.
By Doug Ferguson ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Charley Hoffman wasn't expecting to be at Bay Hill until he didn't qualify for a World Golf Championship next week. The change in plans has worked out nicely so far.
By John Nicholson PHOENIX (AP) -- Michelle Wie is healthy and confident again. She's in contention in the Bank of Hope Founders Cup, too.
By T.J. Auclair Golf is a funny game. For reigning Open Champion Henrik Stenson, the par-4 11th hole at Bay Hill in the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational was hilarious... to everyone but the Swede.
Friday, March 17, 2017
By PGA of America SHANGHAI, CHINA (March 17, 2017) -- PGA Junior League Golf, the PGA of America’s signature youth golf program, will expand to Asia, starting with China this summer.
By Doug Ferguson ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- For all the highlights from Bay Hill, watching Arnold Palmer play the 18th hole for the final time is hard to beat. His score in 2004 is irrelevant. Palmer was 74.
By T.J. Auclair Earlier this week, we learned that instead of the traditional blue blazer given to the winner of the Arnold Palmer Invitational, this year the victor will receive a red cardigan sweater -- the kind
By T.J. Auclair What would you do if you encountered an 8-foot alligator while playing a round of golf? If the answer isn't "run the other way" surely you'd at least make certain to keep a safe distance, right?
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