PGA News Archive

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Kevin Chappell has done everything right except win
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Offer one mulligan to Kevin Chappell for the last year and the rules are bound to be broken.
Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III back as a player this week at the RSM Classic
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III was so fired up watching the Americans play and win at Hazeltine that he couldn't wait to get out of his cart and get back to playing. He said one of his assistant captains, Tiger Woods, felt the same way.
Davis Love III brings Ryder Cup buzz to RSM Classic
There was a special guest accompanying Davis Love III to his RSM Classic press conference on Wednesday -- the Ryder Cup.
Rory McIlroy needs two tries to escape water in Dubai
There's nothing professional golfers hate more than taking penalty strokes for unplayable lies. If there's any chance of advancing the ball without taking an unplayable, players will do it -- remember that time Sergio Garcia hit one out of a tree?
11 crazy golf records
You may not have realized it (and, don't worry, we honestly didn't really know it was "a thing" until this week), but today is International Guinness World Record Day. It's amazing the list of crazy records you can find if you have enough time to waste!
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship notes
CHAMPIONSHIP NOTES
2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship schedule
WHAT: 2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship presented by National Car Rental
2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship presented by National Car Rental to be held Nov. 18-21
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Eight All-Star Teams of junior golfers will compete in the 2016 PGA Junior League Golf National Championship presented by National Car Rental, Nov. 18-21 (Friday-Monday), at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale.
European Tour aces its #MannequinChallenge video
Remember planking? The Ice Bucket Challenge? "Icing" friends? Well, all the rage lately has been the #MannequinChallenge where you shoot a video of a group of people just standing in place, not moving, like... a mannequin.
Leading golf brands will spotlight fashion and accessories at 64th PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.
Ariya Jutanugarn in position for LPGA player of year
NAPLES, Fla. — Ariya Jutanugarn has already decided the first thing she will do if she wins the bonus cash that accompanies the Race to the CME Globe title. She'll take her mom out for a celebratory dinner.
John Elway named honorary chairman of 2018 US Senior Open
DENVER — John Elway will trade in the gridiron for the greens when the 39th U.S. Senior Open comes to Colorado Springs in 2018. The Denver Broncos boss was named honorary chairman of the tournament at the Broadmoor Golf Club on Tuesday.
Golf tips: Layer up for cold weather without hindering your swing
In many areas around the country, golf season is quickly winding down. Colder weather is moving in and, before we know it, our favorite courses will most likely be covered in snow.
Russell Knox, Duncan Stewart excited for dream reunion at World Cup
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — They were always close as friends. They used to be just as close as golfers.
Golf Notebook: Tour going from lasers to cameras to track shots on greens
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The laser machines that have been tracing shots at PGA Tour events for more than a decade were getting old and needed to be replaced. That led tour officials to ask if there was a better method to collect data.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
John DalCorobbo taking a victory lap at Senior PGA Professional Championship
This story appeared in the November edition of PGA Magazine.
PGA champion Jimmy Walker, LPGA Tour star Lexi Thompson team up for charity
Both Jimmy Walker and Lexi Thompson had a pretty good 2016 for different reasons.
European Tour announces new series, overhaul of top events
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The European Tour announced on Tuesday that it will group at least seven of its marquee events together as the Rolex Series and will be scrapping the Final Series format beginning with the 2017 season.
5 pairings we'd love to see at the Zurich Classic
In case you haven't heard, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans has announced a format change for the 2017 tournament. It's a change that's sure to give the event a huge boost of adrenaline too.
Rory McIlroy seeks win in Dubai, aims to reclaim No. 1 ranking
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Rory McIlroy is resigned to losing his Race to Dubai crown, but his motivation this week is to successfully defend his DP World Tour Championship title and move one step closer to regaining the world No. 1 ranking.