PGA News Archive

Saturday, July 08, 2017
Friends hit back-to-back aces at Canadian golf course
The odds of hitting a hole-in-one? About 12,000 to 1. The odds of two players hitting a hole-in-one on the same hole? According to the National Hole-In-One Registry, it's about 17 million to 1.
Jon Rahm, Daniel Im lead the Irish Open after 54 holes
The best new golf balls for the 2017 golf season include new technologies, better materials, and advanced performance to help you feel more confident and lower your scores!
Chambers Bay aims for another US Open with new greens
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.
Coverage of KPMG Women's PGA Championship most-viewed on record
ORLANDO, Fla., July 7, 2017 – Golf Channel and NBC’s coverage of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship – the LPGA Tour’s second major of 2017 – delivered record viewership for the networks.
Friday, July 07, 2017
Struggling Rory McIlroy misses cut again at Irish Open
PORTSTEWART, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the Irish Open for the fourth time in five years, leading the four-time major winner to express concerns on Friday about parts of his game ahead of The Open Championship.
Sergio Garcia sports Masters green jacket at Wimbledon
Each year during the Wimbledon Championships, the Royal Box at Centre Court features the who's who of British royalty and famous faces from around the world. And now famous jackets.
How to get (and keep) your kids interested in golf this summer
Get your child or youth started playing golf and help them love it for life by following some key steps from PGA Professional Don Law.
Danielle Kang pays touching tribute to late father after her first major win
Just days after her first major tournament win, 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship winner Danielle Kang wanted to share her victory with someone who she wished could have been there for the ride. 
Bill Murray and family to open 'Caddyshack' restaurant near Chicago
Bill Murray and his siblings are set to open a restaurant in Rosemont dedicated to "Caddyshack," the classic movie featuring a vengeful greenskeeper and a devious gopher. So they've got that going for them, which is nice.
Thursday, July 06, 2017
PGA of America Vice President Suzy Whaley to compete in Senior LPGA Championship
FRENCH LICK, IN – The first woman ever elected to serve as an Officer of the PGA of America, PGA Vice President Suzy Whaley, has received a sponsor exemption to participate in the upcoming Senior LPGA Championship presented by Old National Bank.
9 of the sweetest swings in golf
Who has the sweetest swing in golf? It's a question that's impossible to answer and one that could lead to a lifelong debate. For help on the matter, we reached out to our friends in PGA.com Facebook Nation, where we received nearly 1,000 replies.
How to get your child started in and loving golf
Get your child or youth started playing golf and help them love it for life by following some key steps from PGA Professional Don Law.
The Open Championship to pay out in American dollars
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick lesson to help you with ball placement on the tee
Greenbrier Classic back after flooding with Phil Mickelson as star attraction
Phil Mickelson pulls to within 5 shots of the lead with back-to-back birdies.
Jim 'Bones' Mackay to work as on-course reporter for NBC/Golf Channel
Phil Mickelson tees it up at the Greenbrier Classic today without Jim "Bones" Mackay as his full-time caddie for the first time in a quarter century.
Phil Mickelson is playing his first tournament without caddie Jim Bones Mackay at the Greenbrier Classic this week
Watch golf instruction for how to choose between a bump-and-run or a flop shot. PGA Professional Holly Taylor explains the strategy and tips for how to be successful at both shots.
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Golfer raises money for veterans playing 100 holes every Fourth of July
HARTLAND, Wisconsin -- It was 4:09 a.m. when Carl Meyer teed off Tuesday, playing Chenequa Country Club with a glow-in-the-dark golf ball and dodging fairway sprinklers in a motorized cart festooned with American flags.
GOLF Channel to air 31st PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship highlight show in July and August
The 31st PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship presented by CastleOak Securities Highlight Show airs in both July and August on Golf Channel. The show debuted on July 5, with encore presentations at 2 p.m. on both Tuesday, July 11 and Tuesday, Aug. 15.
Rory McIlroy takes a break from social media after exchange with Steve Elkington
The best new irons for the 2017 golf season include new technologies, better materials, and advanced performance to help you feel more confident, dial in your needs, and lower your scores!
Golf course, built by hand, celebrates 30 years of 'the love of the game'
Richard Field was tending to Sawmill Golf Course, as he's done for 30 years, when a regular approached recently with thanks. The golfer, an older gentleman who doesn't move so quickly anymore, thanked Field for building a course where he could play at his own pace.