PGA News Archive

Thursday, April 13, 2017
PGA.com and The PGA of America honor African-American golf pioneers
Editor's Note: To commemorate Black History Month 2015, PGA.com and The PGA of America have put together this special section spotlighting some of golf's African-American heroes, focusing on those with a close connection to The PGA.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
How do Masters champions fare the rest of the year?
On Sunday, Sergio Garcia shed the label of “best player without a major” and earned his first major championship by winning the Masters.
Who is the best golfer to have never won a major now?
Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson, and Sergio Garcia. Those five names were some of the biggest in recent history to top the most bittersweet list in all of golf: the best players to have never won a major. Until, at long last, they did.
Dustin Johnson puts short memory to work recovering from back injury
Dustin Johnson was back on the stationary bike, moving forward without really going anywhere.
Gary Player bummed to be missing out on Spring Break again
As you may have seen on social media Tuesday, the band -- Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas and Smylie Kaufman -- has gotten back together for Spring Break 2017 in the Bahamas, or, as they've hashtagged it "#SB2K17."
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Golf Q&A with Atlanta Falcons MVP quarterback Matt Ryan
Since being drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in 2004, Matt Ryan has had an impressive NFL career. He has been named to the Pro Bowl four times, was named the NFL MVP in 2016 and led the Falcons back to their first Super Bowl since 1997.
Golf Q&A with Atlanta Falcons MVP quarterback Matt Ryan
Since being drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in 2004, Matt Ryan has had an impressive NFL career. He has been named to the Pro Bowl four times, was named the NFL MVP in 2016 and led the Falcons back to their first Super Bowl since 1997.
Golf Q&A with former New England Patriots defensive back Rodney Harrison
Rodney Harrison is a 2-time Super Bowl Champion with the New England Patriots and since 2009 has been a commentator on NBC’s Sunday Night Football.
Led by Sergio Garcia, European Ryder Cup players dominate the Masters
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The 2017 Masters might have been a bit of Ryder Cup revenge.
Monday, April 10, 2017
Sergio Garcia's path to a major title followed a long and winding road
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Eighteen years and 71 majors later, more tears for Sergio Garcia. This time, they were accompanied by a smile.
Spain hails Sergio Garcia for his Masters victory
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Drawing strength from Spain's greatest golfers, Sergio Garcia finally managed to win a major.
Nine-year old golfer Emree Cameron shines on national stage
Emree Cameron wanted redemption. After missing the cut last year, Cameron was determined to hit the national spotlight in 2017. And did she ever.
Texas PGA Professional Marti Longoria-Potts honored for her work with young golfers
Marti Longoria-Potts was not expecting a call from long-time friend Brech Spradley on a Friday in October, but it came at the right time.
Matt Kuchar gave the ball from his Masters ace to a 10-year-old boy with a great Sam Snead hat
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Owen Lockaby's favorite golfer used to be Tiger Woods. It's now Matt Kuchar, after he got the autographed souvenir of a lifetime during the final round of the Masters Tournament on Sunday.
Sunday, April 09, 2017
Masters 2017: Spieth disappointed, says his final round was bizarre
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Jordan Spieth played the final round of the Masters precisely how he planned - which is why he couldn't believe his run at another green jacket Sunday turned into one of the worst rounds at Augusta National in his young career.
Ernie Els on the Masters: 'This tournament was just not for me'
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — If this was Ernie Els' final round at the Masters, he's made peace with the long-ago predictions for Augusta National success that never came true.
Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia claims first major championship after thrilling finish
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Sergio Garcia finally showed he has what it takes to win a major, and he has a green jacket to prove it.
Masters 2017: Persistence paid off for Sergio Garcia and it can pay off for you too
Sergio Garcia was 0-for-73 in his major championship career. He ended that drought with a win for the ages at Augusta National Golf Club in the 81st Masters on Sunday evening.
Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia eagles No. 15, shares late lead with Justin Rose
Sergio Garcia just won't go away at the 2017 Masters.
Masters 2017: Jordan Spieth finds water at par-3 12th hole... again
Though not as heartbreaking as a year ago, it has been a difficult Sunday in the final round of the Masters for Jordan Spieth.