PGA News Archive

Sunday, March 05, 2017
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.
Phil Mickelson hits 241-yard approach to 3 feet, makes eagle
Is there a player in the game today more electrifying to watch than Phil Mickelson? He is just so. Much. Fun. To. Watch.
Justin Thomas ace gets the Mexican soccer announcer treatment
Mexican soccer announcers, as you probably already know, have the absolute greatest "goal" calls in the world.
Martin Kaymer's bunker hole-out is phenomenal
Before Sunday's final round of the WGC-Mexico Championship, the tournament had already seen an eye-popping 61 hole outs for the week.
Inbee Park wins LPGA Singapore by 1 stroke with closing 64
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Inbee Park used her self-described "amazing" putting to win the HSBC Women's Champions tournament by one stroke on Sunday after closing with an 8-under 64.
Saturday, March 04, 2017
Justin Thomas aces his way to top of the leaderboard
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Justin Thomas made a hole-in-one and surged into the lead with a 5-under 66 on a Saturday of high entertainment in the Mexico Championship.
The Adventures of Phil Mickelson: Revisiting Phil's wild round
This is the story of a man named Phil.  Today he was rejoined by his caddie Bones, who was ill.
Justin Thomas bounces in ace at WGC-Mexico Championship
There has been no shortage of entertaining and incredible moments this week at the WGC-Mexico Championship — from Phil doing the most Phil things we've seen this year to Du
Dustin Johnson opens third round with easy eagle at WGC-Mexico Championship
When you're one of the longest hitters on the PGA Tour and the No. 1-ranked player in the world, you obviously have the ability to hit some amazing shots. But at altitude, Dustin Johnson is hitting video game-type shots.
Michelle Wie shoots 67, takes 2-shot lead in Singapore
SINGAPORE (AP) — Michelle Wie shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to lead the HSBC Women's Champions tournament by two strokes after the third round.
Friday, March 03, 2017
Bones to Bro: Phil Mickelson calls on brother to fill in as caddie
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Phil Mickelson had a familiar face on the bag in Mexico Championship. He called him "Bro," not "Bones."
Rory McIlroy sinks eagle shot from 152 yards away
Rust? What rust?  Rory McIlory is playing in his first event since Jan. 15 due to a hairline rib fracture, but has shown little signs of being out of practice this week at the WGC-Mexico Championship.
Tiger Woods reveals the 'greatest feeling shot' of his life
Tiger Woods has played in more than 400 tournaments in his career and hit well over 70,000 shots in those events.  Is it even possible to have just one stand out among the rest? His Masters moments alone are its own highlight reel.
Fun-loving South African golfer Hobday dies at 76
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Simon Hobday, the fun-loving South African golfer who won the 1994 U.S. Senior Open at Pinehurst, died Thursday after a fight with cancer. He was 76.
Women make back-to-back aces at Fort Myers golf course
Judy Yanachik thought she had the hole won. But RosAnne Atkins had other ideas.
Inbee Park takes 1-stroke over Wie, others at LPGA Singapore
SINGAPORE (AP) — Inbee Park made a birdie on the last hole Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Michelle Wie and two others after two rounds of the LPGA's Women's Champions tournament.
Chapultepec Golf Club no pushover at Mexico Championship
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dustin Johnson thought he had the altitude figured out.
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Good ribs, bad stomach in Rory McIlroy's return
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rory McIlroy leaned over and rested his hand on the top of his driver. At the turn, waiting for the green to clear, he twirled half of a bagel in his finger and then ducked inside a tent to sit on a table.
Watch Justin Thomas sink punch out shot from 103 yards
As the old saying goes, sometimes it's better to be lucky than good.
Father returns from military service, surprises daughters at Topgolf
It just got real, real dusty in here. Check out this video posted to the Topgolf Facebook page of a father reuniting at Topgolf with his unsuspecting family after a military tour of duty: