PGA News Archive

Friday, April 22, 2016
San Francisco Giants giving out Juli Inkster bobbleheads tonight
  Lots of golfers have thrown out first pitches at ballgames over the years.
Austin Eckroat extends lead in second round of Junior Invitational
  Click here to return to our complete coverage of the 2016 Junior Invitational   GRANITEVILLE, South Carolina (April 22, 2
PGA Tri-State Section executive director Darak retires
PITTSBURGH -- Dennis Darak always remembered the question he was asked when he was interviewing for the position of Executive Director of the Tri-State Section of the PGA of America.
2016 PGA Junior League Golf Championship Heads to Grayhawk
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Apr. 22, 2016) – The 2016 and 2017 PGA Junior League Golf Championships will be held at picturesque Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. This year’s Championship will be played Nov.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Can average golfers be like Bryson DeChambeau? And should they?
  SAN DIEGO – Golf is an enormously derivative game.   One club manufacturer inserts moveable weights into a driver and a bunch of companies follow.
Austin Eckroat leads by three after first round of Junior Invitational
  Click here to return to our complete coverage of the 2016 Junior Invitational   GRANITEVILLE, South Carolina (April 21, 2
Golf tips: How to break 100
All golfers have "milestone" scores they're looking to conquer. Over the next three weeks, we've enlisted the help of PGA Professional Rob Labritz for the best practices for tackling the barriers for breaking 100, 90 and 80.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Stephen Behr becomes first Clemson golfer to win Byron Nelson Award
  Stephen Behr became the first Clemson golfer to receive the Byron Nelson Award when the 2016 honor was announced on Wednesday.   The award is given to a graduating collegiate senior "who demonstrates the qualities exemplified by M
PGA Professional Max Doster brings golf to veterans through PGA HOPE
  We hear so much about about all the money that golf raises for charity and all the philanthropic efforts that the game makes possible – sometimes maybe we take all that good work for granted.
The biggest highlight of your golf life
This week we pitched a question to our nearly 350,000 strong friends in Facebook Nation. We asked you: What has been the biggest highlight of YOUR golf life?
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
World's best youth golfers convene for sixth Junior Invitational
  Click here to return to our complete coverage of the 2016 Junior Invitational   GRANITEVILLE, S.C.
Young stars come to Jack Nicklaus for advice, and he happily helps out
  Justin Thomas could sense his expectations getting higher and his game going nowhere.   He was coming off a strong rookie year in 2015, contending a half-dozen times before breaking through for his first PGA Tour victory in Malaysia la
Palm Beach County taps some of golf's greatest to promote tourism
  Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, and five other famous golfers with homes and businesses in Palm Beach County are singing the area's praises in a series of new videos that local tourism officials hope will help lure out-of-town travelers here.  
Mini-tour owners take a big swing at assisting aspiring young golfers
  SAN DIEGO – Golden State Golf Tour owner Mike O'Leary was looking for worthy charitable causes.   Roger Porzak believed he had a great idea for underserved youth golfers that needed a financial boost to get o
Why 'keeping your head down' is a myth
It's happened to each of us at some point during a round. Chunk or top the ball and your playing partner offers the advice nobody wants to hear:
2016 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley
2016 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley
"National Instruction Day" is Wednesday
  Golf Channel -- in partnership with the PGA of America -- announced its plans for the inaugural “National Instruction Day,” airing on Wednesday, May 4, and featuring a dedicated day of live programming devoted to helping golfers improve their game.
Monday, April 18, 2016
How much are Branden Grace's wedges worth?
  So, Branden Grace, how did you win the RBC Heritage?
What you can learn from Branden Grace's RBC Heritage victory
The ultimate goal of every golfer is to hit every fairway, every green in regulation and never three-putt. But that's not likely, even for the best players in the world.
Sunday, April 17, 2016
Virginia's Lauren Coughlin wins ACC Tournament, accepts marriage proposal
It might have been the easiest selection Lauren Coughlin had to make all day.