PGA News Archive

Saturday, September 24, 2016
World No. 1 Jason Day withdraws from Tour Championship
ATLANTA — Jason Day has withdrawn from the Tour Championship because of recurring back pain.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Phil Mickelson holes 94-foot putt for birdie
It's always nice to start off your round with a lengthy birdie putt (or any birdie putt, for that matter), isn't it? So, that's what Phil Mickelson decided to do on his first hole in the first round of the Tour Championship at East Lake on Thursday.
The long and short of why Johnson is tough to beat
ATLANTA — Dustin Johnson launched a drive on the practice range at East Lake and some 320 yards away, saw it take one hop off the green meshing on the fence. Not satisfied, he teed up another and let it fly, this one clearing the fence.
Golf tips: How to succeed in match play
Next week, all eyes will be on Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., for the 2016 Ryder Cup. It doesn't get any better than match play, does it? It's a completely different animal than stroke play.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Four PGA Junior League golf regionals completed over the weekend
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Sept. 20, 2016) – PGA Junior League Golf all-star teams spanning 15 states competed in four of the eight PGA Junior League Golf regional competitions this past weekend (Sept. 17-18).
Jim Furyk's incredible Payne Stewart Award acceptance speech
On Tuesday evening in downtown Atlanta, Jim Furyk became the 19th recipient of the PGA Tour's Payne Stewart Award.
The story behind the first known hole-in-one in golf history
Last Friday it was our intention to put together a post recognizing the first known hole-in-one in golf history by Young Tom Morris.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Ben Crane's pre-shot dance routine
Ben Crane, a five-time PGA Tour winner, might actually be better known for his viral videos. Well, the man who put the "Golf Boys" together is at it again in a new video with a new pre-shot routine:
Monday, September 19, 2016
Andrew 'Beef' Johnston earns PGA Tour membership
If you're a fan of Andrew "Beef" Johnston -- and really, who isn't? -- here's some good news: You're going to be seeing a whole lot more of him on the PGA Tour in the 2016-17 season.
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Heresy? Nines reversed at East Lake for Tour Championship
Heresy. It's a strong word. However, when you are about to intrude on the legend of Bobby Jones, you had better tread carefully.
Friday, September 16, 2016
PGA Golf Club to Host ‘20th Anniversary Weekend’ Celebration
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – PGA Golf Club – the 54-hole, flagship facility of the PGA of America in Port St. Lucie, Fla. – will host a “20th Anniversary Weekend” Sept. 16-19, to celebrate two decades of unforgettable golf experiences.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Two Florida golfers each made two aces in one round
According to Golf Digest, the odds of a low-handicap golfer making two aces in the same round are 67 million to 1. Southwest Florida had not one -- but two -- golfers make two aces in a round in less than a month.
Tiger Woods could be involved in Chicago lakefront golf course
Mike Keiser knows about long odds, having built one of the world's finest golf resorts, Bandon Dunes, in a remote town in Oregon.
Rickie Fowler gets Olympic rings tattooed on right forearm
While many top golfers took a pass on the Rio Olympics, Rickie Fowler couldn't hide his enthusiasm about the opportunity to play for a medal as an Olympic athlete.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Outstanding hole-in-one celebration by Belen Mozo
Hole-in-one videos are the best. Yesterday, we showed you maybe the coolest ace ever made early this week by a University of Wisconsin golfer -- a slam dunk.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
PGA of America CEO honored at 2016 US Italia Golf Invitational in Tuscany
FLORENCE, Italy (September 13, 2016) -- The Federazione Italiana Golf (FIG) and the Region of Tuscany acknowledged the 100th anniversary of the PGA of America by honoring CEO Peter Bavacqua at the 2016 US Italia Golf Invitational.
College golfer slam dunks tee shot for hole-in-one
Grab some popcorn, folks. I'm not so sure there's ever a bad hole-in-one video, but what you're about to see might be one of the best ever.
Monday, September 12, 2016
Dustin Johnson grabs lead in final stretch bid to claim his first PGA of America Player of the Year award & Vardon Trophy
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Dustin Johnson, the reigning U.S. Open Champion and winner of last weekend’s BMW Championship, has taken the lead in the race for the PGA of America Player of the Year Award and the Vardon Trophy.
41st Junior PGA Championship Highlight Show comes to Golf Channel on Sept. 14
Golf Channel will air the 41st Junior PGA Championship Highlight Show beginning Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 8:00 p.m. ET. The program features profiles of several participants as well as special moments from one of the country’s premier junior events.
Arlington golf pro sets world record for longest usable golf club
ARLINGTON -- New Yorker Ashrita Furman has set more than 500 Guinness World Records, from walking the fastest mile with a milk bottle balanced on his head to playing the most games of hopscotch in an hour.