PGA News Archive

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
This week's pro golf events | Oct. 22-25, 2015
  PGA TOUR SHRINERS HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN OPEN   Site: Las Vegas. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: TPC Summerlin (7,255 yards, par 71). Purs
2015 PGA Jones Cup
  2015 PGA Jones Cup When: Nov. 3-4 Where: PGA Golf Club (Wanamaker Course), Port St.
Baltusrol's Steffen makes N.J. Hall of Fame
Add "Hall of Famer" to the long list of impressive credentials earned by longtime Baltusrol Golf Club PGA Head Professional Doug Steffen.
2015 National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship
  39th National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship When: Oct. 29-Nov. 1 Where: PGA Golf Club (Wanamaker Course), Port St.
Three golf tips for seniors: Stretch, warm up and walk
Don’t try to go directly from your car to the golf cart, particularly if you’re a senior golfer. That's the opinion of PGA Professional Don Berry, who won the Minnesota Senior PGA Championship this summer and recently qualified for the 2016 Senior PGA Championship.
Ireland to host 2019 Open Championship
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Open Championship is heading across the Irish Sea for the first time in nearly 70 years, with Royal Portrush announced Tuesday as the 2019 venue for golf's oldest major championship.
Must-see: Railroad-tie bank shot doesn't go as planned
So, you walk up to the edge of a green to find yourself in a Catch 22 -- your golf ball narrowly avoided the pond, but it's resting up against a railroad tie. You could do the prudent thing and take a penalty drop for an unplayable lie.
Spieth accepts Singapore Open invitation
SINGAPORE (AP) — Organizers say PGA Tour Player of the Year Jordan Spieth will headline the Singapore Open in January when the tournament returns after a three-year absence.
Abbot to head Carolinas PGA Section
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The Ron Schmid era at the Carolinas PGA Section is coming to an end with his retirement on Dec. 31, and the organization has lured Tennessee PGA Section executive director Jeff Abbot to be his replacement.
Monday, October 19, 2015
After two big misses, Emiliano Grillo makes his rookie debut a winner
  NAPA, California (AP) – The two lasting images of Emiliano Grillo in his PGA Tour rookie debut were both misses.   And then he made the one putt he could afford to miss.   "
Jordan Spieth congratulates Emiliano Grillo on winning Open
  After he won the Open in a playoff Sunday night, Emiliano Grillo naturally received a number of congratulatory messages on social media.
Rory McIlroy nearly hit by tee shot
In case you missed it over the weekend, Open winner Emiliano Grillo nearly smoked Rory McIlroy with a tee shot on the 296-yard, par-4 17th hole Saturday.
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Langer tallies 25th Champions Tour win
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Bernhard Langer rallied to win the San Antonio Championship on Sunday for his second victory of the year and 25th overall on the Champions Tour.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of October 18, 2015
  What equipment did Emiliano Grillo and this week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Grillo wins Open playoff
NAPA, Calif. (AP) -- Emiliano Grillo of Argentina won his PGA Tour rookie debut Sunday at the Open by holing a 25-foot birdie putt on the 18th for a 3-under 69, and then making the most out of a second chance in the playoff to beat Kevin Na.
35 Senior PGA Professionals earn Harbor Shores invites
SEASIDE, Calif. -- While John DalCorobbo had reason to celebrate Sunday after winning the 2015 Senior PGA Professional National Championship at the Bayonet and Black Horse courses, 34 other happy senior PGA Professionals were busy updating their travel plans for next May.
DalCorobbo wins Senior PGA PNC
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Sullivan wins Portugal Masters by 9 shots
VILAMOURA, Portugal — Andy Sullivan of England easily won the Portugal Masters on Sunday after extending his lead to finish nine strokes ahead.
Arnie wins Stan Musial Lifetime Award
ST. LOUIS -- In February, 1970, the Associated Press named Arnold Palmer the "Athlete of the Decade," as he beat out candidates like Bill Russell, Sandy Koufax, Johnny Unitas, Mickey Mantle, Jim Brown and Willie Mays.
Nicolas Colsaerts makes par from the water hazard at Portugal Masters
Nicolas Colsaerts may not have won this week on the European Tour. But he did provide the week's best opportunity for a slow-motion replay. Colsaerts was playing in the Portugal Masters Sunday when he hit his ball into the water on the par-5 12th.