PGA News Archive

Thursday, June 16, 2016
U.S. Open: 9 surprising facts to consider this week at Oakmont
If you can't get excited for this week, check your pulse. It's a major championship, the national championship, the toughest test in golf, the U.S. Open! And it's being held at historic Oakmont Country Club, which is one of the most challenging courses in the world.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Phil Mickelson keeps chasing elusive US Open
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - One year before Jordan Spieth was born, Phil Mickelson made his professional debut with a 68 in the 1992 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach and was two shots out of the lead. The next day, he shot 81 and missed the cut.
US Amateur Champ Returns to Oakmont as Caddy
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - Nick Flanagan forgot how steep the hill was driving into Oakmont, not surprising since he had not been back in 13 years. Unforgettable was the golf course. It's where he won the U.S. Amateur.
Wednesday's U.S. Open Social Media Roundup
It's here. 
U.S. Open: This Bubba Watson trick shot is top notch
Leading up to this year's U.S. Open, many PGA Tour players have been posting photos and videos showcasing the difficulty of the course.
Rory McIlroy accidentally makes crazy U.S. Open practice putt
"You get no points for style when it comes to putting. It's getting the ball to drop into the cup that counts."
Jordan Spieth on how to act when you win a major
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Jordan Spieth talks to his golf ball, to his caddie and even to himself when no one is around to listen. This was one time he couldn't think of anything to say. And he had just won the U.S. Open.
U.S. Open: Jason Day stressed, but not worried
OAKMONT, Pa, (AP) — Jason Day picked a funny way to put the rest of the field on notice.
The 5 most difficult U.S. Opens
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Open is known as the toughest test in golf, and it usually lives up to its reputation. Some years more than others.
U.S. Open: Rory McIlroy focused on disciplined approach at Oakmont
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Rory McIlroy winced ever so slightly as he uttered the words, well aware of their connotations even though he intended no disrespect to some of the greatest moments of his career.
U.S. Open: Oakmont living up to its fearsome reputation
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Danny Willett makes his debut in the U.S. Open at Oakmont. At least the U.S. Open that he grew up watching.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
U.S. Open: Jordan Spieth's on a roll in majors headed to Oakmont
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Jordan Spieth feels confident about his game, typical talk from most top players going into a major. Unlike so many others at this U.S. Open, however, Spieth speaks from experience.
Phil Mickelson leaves Oakmont for daughter's graduation
Whether you root for Phil Mickelson or you don't root for Phil Mickelson, there is one thing we cannot deny. The five-time major champion loves his family.
Henderson's KPMG victory caps rapid ascent
SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) -- When Brooke Henderson played her first LPGA Tour event at age 14, she marveled at Lydia Ko winning the Canadian Women's Open at 15.
U.S. Open: Danny Willett, Masters champ, takes on 2nd leg of Grand Slam
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — More than five decades of history is enough to remind Masters champion Danny Willett that winning the calendar Grand Slam is unlikely. He only needs to look back one year to at least think about the possibilities.
U.S. Open: Jordan Spieth worried about too much sand in Oakmont bunkers
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth saw a different Oakmont than the course he first played six weeks ago. It wasn't the speed of the greens or the rough that covered his shoes. It was the sand in the bunkers.
U.S. Open: 5 players who suffered major heartaches
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Tom Lehman placed both hands over his cap in disbelief when his shot into the 17th green at Congressional bounded off the side of the green and into the water in 1997, ending his hopes at a U.S. Open he never won.
Monday, June 13, 2016
7-year-old lights fireworks with golf ball
I was never allowed to play with fireworks as a kid. My dad always worried about me blowing my fingers off.
Get a Grip (on your game)
As a young teenager I fell in love with the game of golf.  I read every book, watched every event
This disc golf 'double albatross' is amazing
UPDATE: We've been told this was actually an "albatross" -- a 2 on a par 5, not a par 6 as initially reported.