PGA News Archive

Sunday, April 09, 2017
Masters 2017: Matt Kuchar aces par-3 16th hole
In 2016, there were three holes in one made on the par-3 16th in the final round of the Masters. Today, Matt Kuchar just made the first of the 2017 Masters. Check it out:
Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia saves fantastic par, Justin Rose charges
Throughout the years, the putter has been Sergio Garcia's achilles heel in his quest for a major championship. Heading into this week at the Masters, Garcia was 0-for-73 in major championships.
Masters 2017: Check out Jon Rahm's chip-in eagle at the par-5 13th
Jon Rahm is a name you'd better get familiar with if you aren't already. The Spaniard -- playing in his first Masters -- figures to be a contender in majors for years to come if his early career play is any indication.
Masters 2017: Russell Henley destroys hole with slam-dunk eagle
Russell Henley secured the final spot in the 2017 Masters with his victory a week ago at the Shell Houston Open. While he isn't likely to win today, Henley will be bringing home some crystal. Two Masters-etched goblets to be precise.
Masters 2017: 5 best shots of the tournament so far
5. After opening 71-76 in the first two rounds, Kevin Chappell needed a spark on moving day. And he absolutely got one on the 7th hole Saturday, holing out from 131 yards for eagle, the first since 2012 to do so on the hole.
Masters 2017: Phil Mickelson eagles par-5 second, follows it with double bogey
Three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson briefly looked like he might just make a charge on Sunday. And while there's still time, it's going to be quite the uphill battle now.
Masters 2017: Here's 7-year-old Rickie Fowler dressed as Fred Couples for Halloween
As a 7-year-old in 1996, Rickie Fowler went out on Halloween as Fred Couples. Today, Fowler is in the next-to-last pairing, one-shot out of the lead, hoping to do what Couples did in 1992 -- win the Masters.
Masters 2017: Marc Leishman holes out for eagle on seventh hole
Marc Leishman earned a spot in this year's Masters with a win last month at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. In Sunday's final round, he's been on quite the roller coaster ride.
The best Masters anniversaries this year at Augusta National
AUGUSTA, Ga. — A look at some of the anniversaries this year at the Masters:
Masters 2017: Tee times, pairings for Sunday at Augusta National
Here are the tee times and player pairings for the final round of the 2017 Masters Tournament, on April 9, at Augusta National Golf Club. All times are Eastern.
Masters 2017: Scores, TV schedule and live stream links from Augusta National
The Masters is here. Whether you're stuck at your computer, or following along at home, here's the schedule for how you can take in the action at Augusta National Golf Club either online or on your television.
Masters 2017: Key numbers to know ahead of Sunday's final round
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Here are three key things to know about Saturday's round of the Masters and four more things to watch in the final round today: Round 3
Arnold Palmer's telegram to Jack Nicklaus after the 1986 Masters is one more reason he was The King
Following Jack Nicklaus' improbable win at the 1986 Masters, Arnold Palmer telegrammed a question to the 18-time major champion. "Do you think there's a chance for a 56-year-old?" Palmer wrote to Nicklaus, then 46.
Augusta students pay respect to Arnold Palmer through artwork
Aaron St. Charles knew Arnold Palmer for two reasons -- and two reasons only.
Remembering Spain's Seve Ballesteros on his 60th birthday
Today, Masters Sunday, would have been the 60th birthday of one of the all-time greats -- Severiano Ballesteros.
Saturday, April 08, 2017
Masters 2017: Rose, Garcia tied for lead in prelude to finale
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Justin Rose charged from behind on the back nine at Augusta National. Sergio Garcia received the kind of break that allowed him to wonder if maybe the golfing gods are finally on his side after all these years.
Masters 2017: A day of wasted opportunity for McIlroy
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Rory McIlroy was in great position - on the leaderboard, in the fairway, on the green - to make a run in the Masters. He wound up going nowhere.
Masters 2017: Charley Hoffman splashes tee shot on No. 16
Charley Hoffman had been in control of the 81st Masters for most of the week, the table set by his amazing 7-under 65 which was the best score of the blustery first round by four shots.
Masters 2017: Fred Couples holes 35-footer for huge par save
Fred Couples, all 57 years of him, is hanging in there remarkably well in the third round of the Masters. Couples, the 1992 Masters champion, birdied the par-5 13th to get to 1 under for the day and 2 under for the tournament -- just four behind leader Charley Hoffman.
Masters 2017: Jordan Spieth hits fairway wood from 288 yards to within 10 feet
The rest of the field at the 81st Masters had better look out. Jordan Spieth, winner of the 2015 Masters, is on the move. Spieth parred each of his first five holes before closing out the front nine with three birdies in four holes.