PGA News Archive

Monday, July 20, 2015
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.
Jordan Spieth and amateur Paul Dunne eyeing history at St. Andrews
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – For a place dripping with centuries of history, St.
Golfer's tee shot hits roof of Old Course Hotel
The Road Hole at St. Andrews has claimed many victims through the years. From tee to green, it's arguably the most difficult hole in golf. England's Eddie Pepperell learned that the hard way in the third round of the Open Championship on Sunday.
Retief Goosen holes long, long putt for unlikely eagle
There must be a deal on birdies at St. Andrews today, because everyone is getting them.
Latest news and notes from Day 4 at the Open Championship
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – The Latest from the 144th Open Championship on the Old Course at St.
England's Andy Sullivan holes out for eagle
England's Andy Sullivan made easy work of the par-5 14th hole in the third round of the Open Championship at St. Andrews on Sunday.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Scott Piercy wins inaugural Barbasol Championship by three shots
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Moneyball Golf: Distance or Short Game?
Every week on the PGA Tour, the subject of distance is explored.  The big hitters are the gods of the fairway, as the rest of us dream dreams of taking two less clubs into the green.  Because of the fascination with distance, it seems we all worship at the long-distance altar. 
Picking the Right Playing Partners
Golf is a time-consuming game that makes it all the more important to pick the right playing partners. No wants to get stuck with a dud who isn’t fun and can’t help them in their business.
Saturday Notebook: Perfect storm hits Old Course at St. Andrews
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – Open Championship officials found themselves in the perfect storm amid the storms that hit the Old Course at St.
PGA Apprentice cards a 59
SPOKANE, Wash. -- Eight birdies, three eagles, six pars, one bogey. That's how one writes 59 -- a magic number in golf -- on a scorecard.
After 10-hour wait for wind, Dustin Johnson leads Open Championship
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – Even with 155 years of history, the Open Championship can still serve up some strange twists at St.
Tiger Woods misses cut again, 76-75 is his worst Open showing
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – Tiger Woods at least enjoyed that familiar walk over the Swilcan Bridge and up the 18th fairway Saturday at St.
Hole-in-one: England's Daniel Brooks aces 11th hole at St. Andrews
Putting hasn't been fun today at St. Andrews during the weather-plagued second round of the Open Championship. Early in the day -- before an over 10-hour delay -- balls were blowing off the greens. The best way to get around that? Don't putt.
IOC President urges golfers to stay in Olympic Village during Rio Games
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