PGA News Archive

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Arnold Palmer is still hitting balls and signing autographs
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Arnold Palmer didn't make a live television appearance at Bay Hill. For the first time, he didn't hit the ceremonial first tee shot at the Masters. He struggles with mobility, which kept him from attending the U.S. Open.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Sinkhole swallows pond on Kentucky golf course
On The Tonight Show, host Jimmy Fallon commonly entertains viewers and guests with his recurring segment, 'Pros and Cons.' 
Monday, June 20, 2016
Bubba Watson says he's 100 percent committed to playing Olympics
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Bubba Watson says he's 100 percent committed to playing in the Olympics in August, assuming he qualifies for the team.
U.S. Open: 5 clutch shots Dustin Johnson hit in the final round
It takes a lot of clutch shots to win a major championship. Dustin Johnson hit plenty of clutch shots on his way to overcoming a four-shot deficit to start the day to win the 116th U.S. Open at Oakmont on Sunday. Here's a look at five of his best:
U.S. Open: Pennsylvania native Jim Furyk's closing 66 good for a T2
OAKMONT, Pa. -- The local boy made good yesterday at Oakmont. Just not quite as good as he would have liked.
Shane Lowry "bitterly disappointed" after late U.S. Open collapse
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) -- Shane Lowry stood on the 18th green for an awards presentation at the U.S. Open, just how he planned. It's where Lowry stood, however, that will stick with the affable Irishman for a while. Maybe a long while.
Sunday, June 19, 2016
U.S. Open: Dustin Johnson wins his first major championship
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — All the chaos and confusion couldn't stop Dustin Johnson from proving he had the head to be a U.S. Open champion.
'Cinderella Boy' Andrew Landry struggles on Sunday
OAKMONT, Pa. -- Andrew Landry's opening drive rocketed into the right rough alongside the fairway. From there, his first approach shot nosedived into the left rough alongside the green. Somehow, things went downhill from there.
U.S Open: 4 things we learned this week at Oakmont
There are a couple things that we could count on at Oakmont, that proved to be true once again in 2016: That the course would prove to be a worthy challenge to the world's best players. Check.
U.S. Open: Jordan Spieth's title defense ran off the rails early
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Jordan Spieth was just eight holes into the defense of his U.S. Open championship and already out of sorts when a near-perfect approach shot landed 15 feet past the flag, spun back and trickled into a bunker.
What to do when your ball moves at address
Editor's note: This story was originally published in May 2014
U.S. Open: Jason Day chips in for eagle on 600-yard par 5
Don't count Jason Day out of the U.S. Open just yet. On a day where Oakmont is showing its teeth, par can be a player's best friend. But an eagle? That will allow you to make up a lot of ground in a hurry.
U.S. Open: Sergio Garcia climbs leaderboard with bunker hole out
On 20 occasions, Spain's Sergio Garcia has finished inside the top 10 at a major championship. Famously, however, he has no wins to show for it -- just reels and reels of video of how agonizingly close he's been. Is Sunday at Oakmont the day that changes?
Shane Lowry's beard is great, but is it the best in golf?
I've done a fair bit of ranking in the past week, whether it's Dustin Johnson's best shots of the week or
U.S. Open: Jordan Spieth wears his Under Armour 'Curry 2s to Oakmont
In case you missed it recently, two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry has been taking some heat for his new Under Armour signature "Curry 2" basketball shoes:
Bryson DeChambeau burns hole in his shirt
Young Bryson DeChambeau is only 22 years old, and he has a lot to learn. He may have great control with his irons, but as we learned on Sunday morning he may need a little help controlling his other iron.
U.S. Open: Brooks Koepka holes out for eagle
Brooks Koepka is on fire at Oakmont in the final round of the 116th U.S. Open.
U.S. Open: The 3 biggest moments of Shane Lowry's career - so far
Many golf fans may not know who Shane Lowry is by name, but mention the red-bearded Irishman with a big smile and immediately he comes to mind.
U.S. Open: Oakmont head professional plays as final-round marker
It's been an incredible few years for PGA Professional Devin Gee.
U.S. Open: Amateur Nick Hardy shares a special moment with dad
Amateur Nick Hardy, a sophomore on the University of Illinois men's golf team, qualified for his second U.S. Open at Oakmont this past week.