PGA News Archive

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
How much is Zach Johnson's putter worth?
  By his own admission, Zach Johnson is often "under the radar" in golf tournaments, and that''s exactly where he was entering the Open Championship, despite almost winning the John Deere Classic the previous week.
Ping unveils GMax distance irons and i irons for precision players
  Ping has dramatically expanded its iron family with the release of two innovative and complementary new sets.   The GMax irons introduce what Ping calls its COR-Eye Technology, which increases the flex across the entire face for faster
U.S. Opens awarded to Country Club, LA North and Pinehurst No. 2
  The Country Club is getting its first U.S. Open in three decades, and Los Angeles Country Club is set to host its first major championship.   The USGA announced three sites for the U.S.
2015 RBC Canadian Open: Five players to watch
The PGA Tour is in Ontario this week for the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club. Even with the Open Championship at St. Andrews having just ended on Monday, many of the biggest names in the game have made the trip to Ontario.
Jordan Spieth takes a swig from the Claret Jug
The dream of a calendar-year grand slam faded away on the 72nd hole at St. Andrews on Monday, but Jordan Spieth handled it like a champion.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
PGA Tour Notebook: How long until an amateur wins a major title?
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – Maybe it should not have been so startling to see two amateurs – Paul Dunne and Jordan Niebrugge – among the top six going into the final round of the Open Championship. Yes, it was rare.
Alfonso Riberio, Justin Timberlake break out "Carlton" dance on tee box in Tahoe
If you were glued to the TV over the weekend -- and again on Monday -- watching the thrilling end to the Open Championship at St. Andrews, then chances are you missed this (like I did) from the American Century Celebrity tournament out in Lake Tahoe, Nev.
Slam gone, Spieth gears up for the next major
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Jordan Spieth headed home from a grueling week at the British Open with history on his mind and another major in his future.
Monday, July 20, 2015
Hometown fans celebrate Johnson's Open win
  CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Elmcrest Country Club was unusually quiet around 1:00 p.m. on Monday afternoon.
Jordan Spieth will defend his title in Australian Open at end of November
  SYDNEY (AP) – Masters and U.S.
Jordan Spieth just short in Open Championship, but he's no loser
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Louis Oosthuizen falls just short of major for second time in a month
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What's in the winners' bags for the week of July 19, 2015
  What equipment did Zach Johnson and this week's other winners use?
Zach Johnson wins 2015 British Open at St. Andrews
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Zach Johnson makes clutch birdie putt on 18 for clubhouse lead
Zach Johnson birdied the final hole at St. Andrews in the Open Championship on Monday to take the clubhouse lead at 15 under. Now he'll wait to see if that's enough to win outright, or possibly earn a spot in a four-hole aggregate score playoff.
Adam Scott's costly miss on near tap-in par putt
Oh man. Lose your focus for just a few seconds in a major championship and this is what can happen:
Latest news and notes from Day 5 at the Open Championship
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The Latest from the 144th Open championship on the Old Course at St. Andrews (all times local):
Phil Mickelson's drive on Road Hole finds Old Course Hotel balcony
No guts, no glory. That's been the way that Phil Mickelson has approached the game for so many years and it's why we love him. That approach, however, can sometimes come back to bite Mickelson. Like today in the final round of the Open Championship.
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Padraig Harrington, confident again, contending after low round at Open
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- As Padraig Harrington prepared to take his tee shot on the 18th hole, he felt too warm and badly wanted to remove his sweater.
Jason Day, vertigo in check, ready to seize latest chance to win major
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – Jason Day is tied for the lead after 54 holes of a major.   Been there before.   Yet, unlike at last month's U.S.