PGA News Archive

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Jhonattan Vegas shanks ball, sends fan flying off chair at Tour Championship
It's not often you see a shank in golf where there's someone on the hole more embarrassed than the person who actually clanked the hosel rocket. But, that's what happened at East Lake Golf Club on Thursday in the first round of the Tour Championship.
Story behind Boo Weekley's famous Ryder Cup bull ride
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was originally published in 2014. We're bringing it back today as it's the nine-year anniversary of Weekley's famous bull ride.
A high school golfer made 2 aces in 9 holes to defy 67 million to 1 odds
When his second hole in one fell Monday afternoon, Ben Tetzlaff fell to the ground, saying, "What the heck just happened?" A day later, the Parkland High golfer remained stunned.
That time a PGA Tour player three-putted to avoid a course record
Len Mattiace is a two-time PGA Tour winner, likely most well-known for firing a 7-under 65 in the final round of the 2003 Masters to play his way into a playoff.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Pat Perez feeling like 10 million bucks at first Tour Championship
ATLANTA (AP) — All 30 players who made it to the Tour Championship have a mathematical shot at the FedEx Cup and its $10 million prize. That includes Pat Perez, the No. 11 seed, who calculated his own odds of winning.
Ways the PGA Tour might change the FedEx Cup
Marc Leishman led wire-to-wire at BMW Championship for the biggest win of his career. PGA Professional Neil Lockie offers up a key to Leishman's success that every amateur player should remember when playing under pressure or with the lead.
Tiger Woods' tournament out at Congressional, looking for sponsor
ATLANTA (AP) — The tournament that Tiger Woods launched 10 years ago remained on next season's PGA Tour schedule. Still to be determined is where — and if — it is held.
9 of the greatest upsets in golf history
Everybody loves an underdog, right? Or, maybe you like, or dislike, when something that was supposed to happen in a golf tournament doesn't. Golf can be so unpredictable, even for those at the highest level of ability. But what's the greatest upset in golf history?
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Fall a great time for golf in San Diego
Great weather, great food and really great golf. Is there a better golf destination than San Diego? PGA.com gives you an inside look at one of the best golf spots in America.
9 times the rules of golf were broken, sometimes in bizarre fashion
The Rules of Golf are long and, many would admit, complicated. Thankfully, there is a process underway to attempt to modernize them.
Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth duel to the finish in race for PGA Player of the Year award
Justin Thomas shot an impressive final round 68 at Quail Hollow Club to erase a five shot deficit and capture the PGA Championship, his first major championship win.
Monday, September 18, 2017
Marc Leishman's secret to winning wire-to-wire at BMW Champ
Marc Leishman led wire-to-wire at BMW Championship for the biggest win of his career. PGA Professional Neil Lockie offers up a key to Leishman's success that every amateur player should remember when playing under pressure or with the lead.
Watch: Golfer hits shot through friend's legs, over his head and into the cup
I already know what everyone is wondering: How many takes before this guy pulled off this shot? And I already know my reply: Who cares?!?!?! Check out this trick shot that surfaced on social media over the weekend:
Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth headline Tour Championship
East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta has a glorious history and deep connection with its home city. Take a tour through its famous clubhouse and fairways to learn about the origins and impact of this iconic destination from PGA Professional and Director of Golf at East Lake, Chad Parker.
Rickie Fowler striped a driver off the deck. Here's when it's the right play for you.
Rickie Fowler striped a driver off the deck from 281 yards out on the final hole in the BMW Championship on Sunday. A crazy shot to try, right? Not necessarily.
Rickie Fowler hits driver off the deck from 281 yds
Rickie Fowler striped a driver off the deck from 281 yards out on the final hole in the BMW Championship on Sunday. A crazy shot to try, right? Not necessarily.
Anna Nordqvist beats Brittany Altomare in playoff to win Evian Championship
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Defying driving rain and hail in a playoff, Anna Nordqvist beat unheralded American Brittany Altomare at the first extra hole to win the Evian Championship on Sunday.
Marc Leishman wins BMW Championship and sets sites on $10 million
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Sunday, September 17, 2017
Great Britain & Ireland soars in Singles to win its second consecutive PGA Cup
Full highlights from the morning session on Day 3 of the 2017 PGA Cup at Foxhills Club and Resort in England.
Sergio Garcia’s ball lands in the rocks at the BMW Championship; he makes par anyway
The best new wedges for the 2017 golf season range from new technologies, better materials, and advanced performance to help you lower your scores!