PGA News Archive
Saturday, July 02, 2016
By Matt S. Craig Last month's NBA championship was kind of a big deal. For those who are unfamiliar, the Cleveland Cavaliers brought home the title, marking the city's first major professional championship since the Browns won the NFL Championship in 1964.
By Marla Ridenour Justin Thomas said it was the probably the hardest he's ever hit a drive. But little did he know that his 414-yard bomb on "The Monster," the 667-yard, par-5 16th hole at Akron's Firestone Country Club, would help put him the record books.
Friday, July 01, 2016
By T.J. Auclair You ever get one of those fluffy lies in the rough around the green? You know what I'm talking about -- the real delicate kind where you don't want to get too cute but you really have no choice?
By Marla Ridenour Jordan Spieth's relationship with caddie Michael Greller might be the perfect partnership. But from this point forward, it might be more of a silent partnership.
By T.J. Auclair We've seen our share of impressive golf trickshots over the past few years, but this one we stumbled upon on Reddit might be right near the top of the list... if it's real.
By T.J. Auclair Have you ever wondered: Can a waterjet cut a golf ball in half? Neither have I.
By Rick Armstrong Johnny Bozonelos, 8, got his first set of golf clubs five years ago.
By T.J. Auclair It's not everyday that an airplane lands on a golf course.
By T.J. Auclair This may be hard to believe, but actor Samuel L. Jackson once beat Tiger Woods in a round at the Home of Golf -- The Old Course at St. Andrews.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
By Matt S. Craig As PGA Tour players look to transition to links-style golf in preparation for the Open Championship, a few of the game's best have opted to play in the French Open at Le Golf National, including Rory McIlroy and Masters champion Danny Willet.
By Doug Ferguson AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Dustin Johnson was on the range at Firestone for an hour and was lucky if he hit more than a dozen shots. This would not be described as an intense practice session, for all the right reasons.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
By Matt S. Craig Every so often we are reminded how truly talented professional athletes are. Especially those from the NFL and NBA.
By Matt S. Craig Actor Samuel L. Jackson is a huge sports fan, and can have an intelligent conversation about anything from Lebron James' legacy to badminton in Vietnam.
By T.J. Auclair Let me start out by admitting I'm not very good at golf. Man, it hurts to admit that.
By Doug Ferguson AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Any other year, Jordan Spieth would feel this has been a very good season. Just not this year.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Billy Hurley III wouldn't miss his sister's wedding for anything — not even the British Open.
By Marla Ridenour Davis Love III vividly remembers the tests. His late father, Davis Love Jr., designed them to quiz the members of his junior golf program on rules and etiquette while serving as the head pro at Atlanta Country Club and Sea Island Golf Club.
By Doug Ferguson AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games.
Monday, June 27, 2016
By Matt S. Craig Billy Hurley III's victory at Congressional Country Club on Sunday was one of the best stories in golf this year.
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