PGA News Archive

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Alan Morin shoots 66 to lead PGA Assistant Champ'ship after 18 holes
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Winning drivers and putters on the PGA Tour in the 2015-16 season
Each week of the 2015-16 PGA Tour season, we'll track the drivers and putters that triumph on the PGA Tour and see who chalks up the most victories over the course of the campaign.
Van Zyl shoots 61 to lead Turkish Airlines Open, McIlroy six back
ANTALYA, Turkey — Jaco van Zyl made nine birdies and an eagle for an 11-under 61 Thursday to take a three-shot lead after the first round of the Turkish Airlines Open.
2019 Solheim Cup to be held at Gleneagles in Scotland
LONDON — The 2019 Solheim Cup will be staged at Gleneagles after Scotland beat a rival bid from Sweden. The Ladies European Tour took the hosting decision after inspection visits of Gleneagles and Bro Hof Slott.
Stand Correct Distance from Golf Ball Instruction
How far away from the golf ball should you stand? PGA Professional Rafael Floriani is here to offer a couple quick checks to ensure your stance is correct and improve your game.
Lin Xi-yu leads Blue Bay LPGA by one after tough, windy day in China
  HAINAN ISLAND, China — China's Lin Xi-yu took the lead Thursday in the windy Blue Bay LPGA, while Lydia Ko struggled in her first round since regaining the No. 1 spot in the world.
Piercy leads CIMB Classic with 1st-round 10-under 62
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Scott Piercy allied some crisp putting to solid tee-to-green play and shot a flawless 10-under 62 on Thursday to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the PGA Tour's CIMB Classic.
Scott Brown bangs in a hole-in-one at the CIMB Classic
  Well, I just finished writing about all the fantastic eagle putts we've seen on the par-5 fifth hole at the PGA Tour's CIMB Classic in Malaysia tonight when Scott Brown put them all in the shade.   The fifth-year PGA Tour playe
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Flock of eagles on par-5 fifth hole at PGA Tour CIMB Classic
  The PGA Tour is playing overnight tonight (our time, anyway) in Malaysia, in the sixth edition of the CIMB Classic.
Huge mosaic of Jordan Spieth created out of 24,000 golf balls
  What Jordan Spieth did on the golf course this year is downright amazing.
Senior PGA Professional Championship Unveils a New Name
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Begun in 1989, the Senior PGA Professional Championship is both an extension of competitive opportunities for PGA Professionals 50-and-older and a stepping stone for many to a second career in golf.
For Paolozzi, one goal down, two to go
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PGA's Pickett a prodigious pumpkin carver
Mike Pickett's first passion has always been golf. As Director of Golf and Member Relations at StoneWater Golf Club in Highland Heights, Ohio, Pickett has had the opportunity to fulfill his dream of becoming a PGA Professional.
Can't get lead arm straight? Tips for Success
Are you unable to completely straighten your lead arm on the takeaway of your golf swing? No worries, because PGA Professional Rafael Floriani has some great instruction advice to help you overcome this and still play great golf.
Here's this year's best golf-themed Halloween costumes
Halloween is this Saturday and you're sure to see plenty of great costumes. If you're into golf though, it's not likely you'll see a costume or costumes that top this.
Ex-PGA CEO Awtrey in select company
NORMAN, Okla. -- Jim Awtrey, retired CEO of the PGA of America and former college golf coach, will become the sixth Lifetime Achievement honoree by the GCAA. Awtrey will be officially recognized at the GCAA Hall of Fame Reception and Awards Banquet Monday, Dec.
2015 CIMB Classic: Five players to watch
The PGA Tour pays a visit to Asia this week for the CIMB Classic at Kuala Lumpur G&CC in Malaysia, where Ryan Moore returns as the two-time defending champion.
PGA Professional Curdt honored by LPGA
CAMARILLO, Calif. -- For PGA Professional Alison Curdt, parting ways with one of the most prestigious golf clubs in Southern California has turned out to be a blessing.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Koepka's loss is Evans' gain
Ben Evans did all he could to try to secure his European Tour card for next year when he closed with a 66-65 weekend and tied for 11th at the Hong Kong Open. The Englishman needed a little help, and it came from an unlikely source: Brooks Koepka.
For Graeme McDowell, new season means a fresh start for stale game
Graeme McDowell is going on nine months without a top 10 on any tour, so he is eager to get this year behind him and start all over again. He gets to do both in a span of three weeks.