PGA News Archive

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Get Golf Ready Thrives as Affordable, Fun Introduction to Golf
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.
Golf helps heals wounds for disabled Gulf War veteran
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- At 2:04 p.m. Wednesday, Andrew Smith exited his golf cart at Council Fire's No.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Legendary Basics From Jack Nicklaus and His PGA Professional
30-years ago this past weekend, Jack Nicklaus' celebrated one of the greatest victories of all time. Out of nowhere, Jack, at the age of 46 relied on time-tested fundamentals and experience to come from behind and win the 1986 Masters.
Drive, Chip and Putt champ Griggs still 'in a daze' after Augusta visit
MANTECA, Calif. -- Ty Griggs can't remember exactly how he felt standing over the putt. The day had been a whirlwind -- the drive down Magnolia Lane, shaking hands with Bubba Watson and posing for pictures with celebrities.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Niall Horan and Justin Rose are writing songs for charity
  Surely one of the big highlights of Masters Week was when One Direction singer Niall Horan, entertainer extraordinaire Justin Timberlake and former U.S. Open champion Justin Rose dropped by the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship finals at Augusta National.
There's a pair of real eaglets on a California golf course
REDDING, Calif. -- Eagle watchers said they have confirmed two baby eaglets have hatched at a bald eagle nest on a golf course in Redding.
Iconic Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club begins complete overhaul
  NAPLES, Fla. – The 87-year-old golf course at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club isn't in need of some renovations or an upgrade.
Golf writer gets to play Augusta National; goal is to conquer No. 12
  AUGUSTA, Ga. – Call me Charlie Bucket.   Or I guess you could call me Augustus Gloop, given the rate at which I consumed Masters Club sandwiches over the last week at Augusta National.  
Jacksonville State golf program joyous after Willett wins Masters
  CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The number of Americans rooting for England's Danny Willett to defeat talented Texan Jordan Spieth in Sunday's final round of the Masters was minuscule.   So minuscule, in fact, that
Monday, April 11, 2016
Two takeaways from Willett's putting routine
You may never win a green jacket like Danny Willett, but you can take away two key elements of what makes him such a precise putter. If you can draw a straight line on a spherical object, you're halfway there.
How much are Danny Willett's irons worth?
  Many golf fans might remember this Masters as the one that got away from Jordan Spieth, but the fact is Danny Willett played steady golf in trying conditions all week and pounced on the opportunity when it presented itself.
Sunday, April 10, 2016
This one will hurt, says Jordan Spieth after Masters lead slips away
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Golf has seen bigger collapses.
Danny Willett wins Masters after Jordan Spieth's shocking stumble
  AUGUSTA, Ga.
Lee Westwood and Dustin Johnson buoyed by strong Masters showings
  AUGUSTA, Ga.
Danny Willett leads strong showing by Englishmen at the Masters
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Well done, Englishmen.   Sheffield's Danny Willett on Sunday joined three-time winner Nick Faldo as the only Englishmen to capture a Masters championship.
What's in the winner's bag for the week of April 10, 2016
  What equipment did Danny Willett use to win the Masters?
Louis Oosthuizen's ricochet ace caps off day of holes-in-one on No. 16
  AUGUSTA, Ga.
Running news updates from the 2016 Masters
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – The latest on Sunday's final round of play at the Masters.
Lee Westwood chips in for eagle on 15
What's that they always say? The Masters doesn't start until the back nine on Sunday. You think? Jordan Spieth opened a big door with a bogey-bogey-quadruple bogey start to his back nine... Lee Westwood wasted no time taking advantage.
Louis Oosthuizen banks in final round's third ace
Obviously every hole-in-one is an exceptional shot. But, this one by Louis Oosthuizen, might just be the coolest one we've ever seen.