PGA News Archive

Saturday, March 11, 2017
Henrik Stenson's 2-year-old daughter runs on course to give hug
Sometimes, you just need a hug from dad. And when you're 2 years old, you don't really care that he's at work.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Adam Hadwin builds 1-shot lead at Valspar Championship
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Adam Hadwin started the back nine with five straight birdies and posted a 7-under 64 to build a one-shot lead going into the weekend of the Valspar Championship.
A memorable week awaits Bay Hill without Arnold Palmer
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A bottle of Musk Monsieur — the cologne that announced Arnold Palmer was near — is still on his desk at Bay Hill.
Tiger Woods to miss Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods won't be at the Arnold Palmer Invitational next week and still doesn't know when he will play again.
2017 Kitcheaid Senior PGA, Media Day, Rocco Mediate tour D.C.
Ahead of the 2017 Kitchenaid Senior PGA Championship, defending champion Rocco Mediate took at fun tour of Washington, D.C. for Media Day. The 2017 Kitchenaid Senior PGA Championship will be held at Trump National Golf Club.
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Jim Herman opens with a 62 to lead at Innisbrook
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Jim Herman was persuaded to play the Valspar Championship by an influential acquaintance, and he made it pay off Thursday with a 9-under 62 for a two-shot lead. No, it wasn't President Donald Trump this time.
John Daly, Andrew 'Beef' Johnston host hilarious Q&A show on Periscope
What do you get when you combine John Daly, Andrew "Beef" Johnston, some adult beverages and a camera phone to broadcast out to the world to take questions from the people of Periscope? "The Meat and Beef Show."
Wesley Bryan makes birdie from cart path at Valspar Championship
Wesley Bryan has quickly made a name for himself on the PGA Tour separate from his days as a trick-shot artist with his brother, George. But that doesn't mean that Wesley is done hitting some tricky shots on the golf course.
Matteo Manassero takes early lead at Indian Open
NEW DELHI (AP) — Despite a double-bogey on the first hole, Matteo Manassero ended up in the lead after a 4-under 68 Thursday in the first round of the Indian Open. The four-time European Tour winner from Italy finished his round with seven birdies.
Henrik Stenson ready to start his road to the Masters
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Henrik Stenson is happy with his start to the year. It just seems like a false start.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Charl Schwartzel hurts wrist when hit by shot of amateur partner
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Defending champion Charl Schwartzel has withdrawn from the Valspar Championship pro-am after 10 holes because of something that has never happened to him: He got hit by a golf ball.
Lorena Ochoa to play only an exhibition at her LPGA Tour event
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Lorena Ochoa will be playing in her LPGA Tour event in Mexico, but only for an exhibition.
Arnold Palmer statue to be unveiled Saturday at Bay Hill
The late Arnold Palmer was a larger-than-life presence for nearly 50 years at Bay Hill Club and Lodge. Palmer will remain so in spirit, but also now an impressive likeness of The King will loom over the 1st and 10th tee boxes at the course he made famous.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Ross Fisher's finish leads to Match Play and a shot at Masters
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ross Fisher arrived at the Mexico Championship fully aware that it could be his last significant tournament for the next month.
Monday, March 06, 2017
Dustin Johnson is No. 1 in the world and playing like it
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The Mexico Championship put on quite a show in its debut as a World Golf Championships event. So did Dustin Johnson.
Lorena Ochoa to play her LPGA Tour event in May
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa is returning to LPGA Tour competition for the first time in five years, but only for her tournament.
Sunday, March 05, 2017
Dustin Johnson wins in Mexico in debut as No. 1 player in the world
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Dustin Johnson didn't flinch when a challenge arrived out of nowhere Sunday, playing mistake-free over the final five holes to win the Mexico Championship in his debut as the No. 1 player in the world.
Dustin Johnson's brilliant bunker shot seals WGC-Mexico Championship
For a time on Sunday, it looked as if Dustin Johnson was going to run away with his 14th career PGA Tour victory.
Tommy Fleetwood gets cracked in face on caddie's botched high-five
Golfers and their caddies are just the worst when it comes to high-fives. England's Tommy Fleetwood holed a nearly 40-foot putt for birdie on the 72nd hole of the WGC-Mexico Championship for a final-round, 5-under 66 on Sunday that moved him into second place.
Golf tips: Preparing for golf played at altitude
Club de Golf Chapultepec -- venue for last week's WGC-Mexico Championship in Mexico City, Mexico -- sits at 7,500 feet above sea level.