PGA News Archive

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Who is the PGA Tour's longest driver on a pound-for-pound basis?
  Maybe this is grounds for revoking my man card, but I wasn't familiar with until today – when the site posted a story that answered a question I had pondered.
C.B. Macdonald's Chicago mansion listed for sale at $1.975 million
  Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill., owns the distinction of being the site of the United States' oldest 18-hole golf course.
Jordan Spieth's strategy on short putts
Jordan Spieth has a unique putting style on short putts, looking at the hole rather than the ball. PGA Professional Warren Bottke explains the strategy and technique.
Chip with a Hybrid to Get Up-and-Down Lesson
Learning how to chip using a hybrid can be a valuable addition to your short game. Learn when and how best to execute this shot from PGA Professional Kim Vericchio.
Flashback: Jonathan Byrd's walk-off ace
Five years ago this week, Jonathan Byrd provided arguably the coolest ending to a tournament you'll ever see.
Pavan and Lu lead UBS Hong Kong Open, with Poulter three behind
  HONG KONG (AP) – Andrea Pavan of Italy made four birdies on his last six holes to take a share of the lead after the first round of the UBS Hong Kong Open with a 6-under 64.   Pavan was tied with Wei-chih Lu of T
New long-drive champ Tim Burke smashes ball 394 yards
The World Long Drive Championships is a sight to behold.
World No. 1, defending co-champion Jason Day leads Franklin Templeton Shootout 2015 field
NAPLES, Fla. -- Greg Norman was the world's No. 1 golfer for 331 weeks. Now he has the current No. 1 in his Franklin Templeton Shootout, and he's made quite a challenge to him.
Eun-hee Ji leads Fubon Taiwan LPGA, Morgan Pressel two back
  TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) – Eun-hee Ji shot a 6-under 66 in windy conditions Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship.   The 29-year-old South Korean player birdied five of her final sev
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
College golfer hits shot off her teammate's rear end
  OK, I'm not sure where this shot fits in the pantheon of golf trick shots.
Golf equipment companies have fun with "Back to the Future Day"
  As I'm sure we all know by now, today is "Back to the Future Day." In the 1989 movie "Back to the Future Part II," Marty McFly (played by Micha
Sammy Schmitz raises $25,000 in three days to fund his trip to the Masters
  Remember Sammy Schmitz – the guy who recently clinched his victory in the U.S. Mid-Amateur by making a hole-in-one on a par-4 hole? By earning that title, Schmitz received a place in the 2016 Masters.   That's the good news.
2015 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open: Five players to watch
The PGA Tour is just outside Las Vegas this week for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin. It's the second event of the 2015-16 PGA Tour season and there are plenty of big names teeing it up.
St. Andrews Links Trust: Seven options
The legendary Old Course in St. Andrews is, understandably, the crown jewel on every golfer's dream list. In addition to the Old Course, there are six other excellent options on the St. Andrews Links Trust menu.
Canadian custom car builder creates 'Back to the Future' golf cart
Oct. 21, 2015 is "Back to the Future Day" -- the day Doc Brown and Marty McFly visited the Hill Valley of the future in the movie trilogy. So on this date, why not feature a golf cart designed like the famous DeLorean used as the time machine in the films?
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Tiger Woods says recovery from back surgery "tedious and long"
  MEXICO CITY (AP) – Tiger Woods has not started rehabilitation for a second back surgery he had a month ago, and he said Tuesday he would face another "tedious and long" process that suggests it might be awhile before he competes again.
Rich Beem explains decision to step aside for Ian Poulter in Hong Kong
  Rich Beem agreed Tuesday to give his spot in the UBS Hong Kong Open to a player who would otherwise have lost his European Tour membership and been ineligible to play in the Ryder Cup next year.
Short PGA Tour offseason beats the alternative of denying young players
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Poulter rushes from Florida to Hong Kong
HONG KONG (AP) — With no time to spare, Ian Poulter was rushing from Florida to Hong Kong on Tuesday to keep his European Tour membership, and to save his chances of being eligible to play in the Ryder Cup next year.
Morton's 'awesome' Sr. PNC experience
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. -- As he headed home from Raleigh early Monday night after flying back from California, Rock Creek Country Club head golf pro Rick Morton had a ready -- and understandable -- answer to how it felt to qualify for the 2016 Senior PGA Championship.