PGA News Archive
Monday, January 16, 2017
By Matt S. Craig Comparing golfers of different generations is a fruitless task. The way courses are prepared, the technology of clubs used, and the athletic training for Tour players today is vastly different than it was several decades ago.
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) -- Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the Abu Dhabi Championship this week because of a rib injury.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
By Doug Ferguson HONOLULU (AP) -- Challenged only by the record book, Justin Thomas won the Sony Open on Sunday with the lowest 72-hole score in PGA Tour history.
By Matt S. Craig Another weekend of January golf in beautiful locations from South Africa to Hawaii gave us another set of eye-popping highlights.
By Matt S. Craig You don't need me to tell you this, but John Daly is truly one of a kind.
By The Associated Press PANAMA CITY (AP) — Toto Gana of Chile atoned for a bogey on the final hole by making a short birdie putt to win a three-man playoff Sunday in the Latin America Amateur Championship and earn a spot in the Masters.
By Michael R. Abramowitz The future of golf was on display at Sandhill Crane Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, over the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend.
By The Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One tournament into the new year, Rory McIlroy is going for tests on his back Monday to make sure he is fit enough to play Abu Dhabi without further damage.
By The Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Graeme Storm beat Rory McIlroy on the third playoff hole to win the SA Open on Sunday, earning the Englishman a second European Tour title 80 days after losing his card by 100 euros.
Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Doug Ferguson HONOLULU (AP) — Justin Thomas made a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole Saturday for a 5-under 65 to tie the 54-hole score record on the PGA Tour and build a seven-shot lead going into the final round of the Sony Open.
By The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Former NBA star Ray Allen took the celebrity lead Saturday in the Diamond Resorts Invitational, and PGA Tour Champions player Woody Austin remained on top in the professional competition.
By Doug Ferguson KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Rod Pampling stood on the second tee at Kapalua, eyes forward and shoulders square. So he passed the first test.
By Dan McDonald It's been an interesting opening event of 2017 for Rory McIlroy at the BMW SA Open.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Graeme Storm will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the SA Open as he bids for his first European Tour title in 10 years.
By Doug Ferguson HONOLULU (AP) — Justin Thomas put his name in the PGA Tour record book two days in a row. The idea now is to get his name on the trophy. And with each record, that becomes a little easier at the Sony Open.
Friday, January 13, 2017
Date: Jan. 22-23, 2017 Site: Linda W. Chapin Theater - Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida
By Mark Pesto Indian Lake Golf Club, the first 18-hole golf course ever designed by golf legend and western Pennsylvania native Arnold Palmer, has been put up for sale, the club's board of directors announced Wednesday.
By Dave Reardon Too often, the Sony Open in Hawaii has been defined by who is not here. Where's Tiger Woods? Where's Phil Mickelson?
By The Associated Press JOHANNESBURG — Rory McIlroy stayed close to the leaders at the SA Open on Friday despite hurting his back.
By Doug Ferguson HONOLULU — The fishing didn't quite work out for Jordan Spieth and Smylie Kaufman. The kayak wasn't much better. Not long after Spieth watched good friend Justin Thomas shoot 59 at the Sony Open, he decided to join Kaufman for an island adventure.
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