PGA News Archive

Thursday, January 07, 2016
San Filippo and Schumaker win PGA Quarter Century Championships, Zimmerman wins Half Century
  PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Jan. 7, 2016) – Mike San Filippo of Hobe Sound and Bill Schumaker of Columbia City, Ind., won playoffs Thursday to claim titles in the PGA Quarter Century Championship at PGA Golf Club, while Bob Zimmerman of Port St.
European Tour player David Howell goes shirtless on his first hole of 2016
  It's a pretty safe bet that David Howell of England will never forget the first competitive hole of golf he played in 2016.   Why, you ask?
Van Zyl fires 65 for S. African Open lead
GAUTENG, South Africa (AP) — Jaco van Zyl shot a 7-under 65 Thursday to top a South African-dominated leaderboard in the first round of the SA Open, the European Tour's first event of 2016.
Russell Knox meets very big man en route to becoming big deal in golf
  KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) – Russell Knox knows he is in good company at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions because only PGA Tour winners are at Kapalua.   That wasn't always the case, though Knox can be forgiven.
National Bobblehead Day: Arnie, Tiger, Rory, Freddy represent golf
Jan. 7 is National Bobblehead Day, a day to celebrate those larger-than-life springy heads on tiny bodies that seem to be a must-have promotional giveaway at most sporting events.
Nicklaus' renovated Bear's Paw reopens
NAPLES, Fla. -- Bear's Paw Country Club in Naples is special for Jack Nicklaus, but as arguably golf's greatest prefers to say, all of the golf courses he's designed are.
Rickie Fowler sporting new, bold look in Maui
Forever fashion-forward, Rickie Fowler is owning his new look as he strolls the fairways in Maui this week for the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
New year begins with strong Kapalua field
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — The Plantation Course at Kapalua was considered the ideal start to the PGA Tour.
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Jason Day has his own act to follow as he kicks off 2016 at Hyundai TOC
  KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) – Jordan Spieth isn't the only player with a tough act to follow.   Jason Day is coming off a monster year of his own with five victories, including his first major at the PGA Championshi
Jason Day had another bout of vertigo during 2015 British Open
  KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) – Jason Day fought through symptoms of vertigo to share the 54-hole lead at the U.S.
Fieger, San Filippo and Gibson lead PGA Quarter Century Championship
  PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Jan. 6, 2016) – Fellow Floridians Gene Fieger and Mike San Filippo matched 6-under-66s Wednesday to share the first-round lead in the PGA Quarter Century Championship at PGA Golf Club.
PGA announces selection process for 2016 U.S. Junior Ryder Cup team
  PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Jan. 6, 2016) – The PGA of America has announced the selection process for the 12-player United States Team that will compete against Europe, Sept.
New baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. not so bad at golf, either
  Ken Griffey Jr. was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame today in an almost unanimous vote in his first year of eligibility.
2016 Hyundai Tournament of Champions: Five players to watch
The 2015-16 PGA Tour season resumes this week in paradise -- the Hawaiian island of Maui for the winners-only Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua's breathtaking Plantation Course.
Christy O'Connor Jr., who helped Europe retain Ryder Cup, dies at 67
  LONDON (AP) – Christy O'Connor Jr., the Irish golfer who produced the shot of his career to help Europe retain the Ryder Cup in 1989, has died.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Coming off an amazing year, Jordan Spieth still looking to improve
  KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Jordan Spieth had an answer for anyone curious about what he will do for an encore.   "Doesn't an encore mean that the show is then o
Jim Furyk skips Kapalua as lingering soreness in wrist won't go away
  KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) – Jim Furyk wanted nothing more than to be in Kapalua for the start of the new year on the PGA Tour.
Notebook: Chris Kirk working out again with eye on long-term future
  KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) – Chris Kirk kept busy the last two months of the year off the golf course.
Five topics to ponder for golf in 2016
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Jordan Spieth spent the first official practice day of the new year in good company.
Jordan Spieth, Lydia Ko and Jeff Maggert win GWAA awards for 2015
  KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) – Jordan Spieth completed his sweep of all the awards when the Golf Writers Association of America voted him male player of the year.   Spieth, whose five wins in 2015 included two majors and