PGA News Archive

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Lorne Rubenstein named recipient of 2018 PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Jan.
Monday, January 15, 2018
Schuller-Delmar, Lowe-Schmuhl Lead PGA Senior-Junior Team Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE – Rick Schuller either knows how to pick a partner or play well in team competition. His name always seems to be on the leaderboard of the Senior-Junior Team Championship, a PGA Winter Championship event at PGA Golf Club.
How to Hit the 'Opposite-hand' Recovery Shot
Learn how to hit the 'opposite-hand' recovery shot, like Wesley Bryan pulled off at the Sony Open. You don't have to be a trick shot artist to add this shot to your game, just follow the simple tips from PGA Professional Lou Guzzi.
Patton Kizzire's slow start in golf is picking up speed
Wesley Bryan hits a great reverse-handed chip shot on the first hole in the second round of the Sony Open.
Wesley Bryan's reverse-handed chip shot at Sony Open
Wesley Bryan hits a great reverse-handed chip shot on the first hole in the second round of the Sony Open.
Wesley Bryan saved himself a stroke with an 'opposite-hand' shot in Hawaii. Here's how you can do it, too.
Learn how to hit the 'opposite-hand' recovery shot, like Wesley Bryan pulled off at the Sony Open. You don't have to be a trick shot artist to add this shot to your game, just follow the simple tips from PGA Professional Lou Guzzi.
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Patton Kizzire wins Sony Open on sixth playoff hole
HONOLULU — Patton Kizzire outlasted James Hahn in six extra holes to win the Sony Open to become the first multiple winner on the PGA Tour this season. Kizzire, who won the OHL Classic in Mexico last fall, closed with a 2-under 68.
What's the longest sudden-death playoff in PGA Tour history?
Patton Kizzire and James Hahn staged an incredible back and forth battle at the 2018 Sony Open, which required six holes of a sudden-death playoff before Kizzire emerged as the champion at Waialae Cou
Schuller-Delmar lead PGA Senior-Junior Team Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE – Rick Schuller of Chester, Va., and Steve Delmar of Rockville, Md., combined for an 8-under 64 Sunday to take a two-shot lead in the PGA Senior-Junior Team Championship at PGA Golf Club.
How PGA Golf Club staff saved life of golfer suffering heart attack
If it wasn’t for his decision to head to the driving range the morning of November 4, John Van Teeckelenburgh would not be in attendance to meet John Tuller and Bob Morin and thank the two PGA Golf Club staff members for saving his life after a heart attack.
Annika Sorenstam optimistic about the future of women's golf
Annika Sorenstam thinks the future of women's golf is in good hands with junior players such as those in an international field for this week's 10th annual Annika Invitational at the World Golf Hall of Fame Slammer & Squire.
Brian Harman aims to join group of winning southpaws
They eagerly line the ropes when Brian Harman plays, exhorting him on as one of their heartfelt own. They beseech him for autographs and request photos, imploring him to "take a picture with a fellow lefty" or "sign it 'to another left-hander.'"
Europe beats Asia to win EurAsia Cup
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Europe retained the EurAsia Cup after putting on a sensational showing on the final day to tame Asia 14 to 10, courtesy of eight wins in the 12 singles matches on Sunday.   Asia had led by a slim margin coming into the in
Golf Channel cameramen walk out on coverage amid Sony Open
HONOLULU — Union workers for video and audio production at Golf Channel events walked out Sunday over stalled contract negotiations, leading to limited coverage of the final round at the Sony Open and two other events in the Bahamas and Florida.
John Peterson has uncertain future and no worries
HONOLULU — John Peterson has never felt so carefree amid so much uncertainty. It's not just the Waikiki Beach air, either. This peaceful feeling was in place long before he arrived on Oahu with his wife and infant son for this first PGA Tour event in seven months.
Blayne Barber's caddie suffers critical head injury after fall
HONOLULU — Blayne Barber's caddie was in critical condition with swelling in his brain from falling on his head at a Honolulu restaurant Saturday.
Tom Hoge takes a one-shot lead on wild Saturday at Sony Open
HONOLULU — Tom Hoge was too caught up watching college basketball in his hotel room to be bothered with a push alert — a false alarm, as it turned out — that a ballistic missile was headed toward Hawaii.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
WATCH: Tony Finau makes ace at Sony Open
Tony Finau had plenty to be happy for Saturday at the Sony Open in Hawaii. The 2016 Puerto Rico Open made the first ace of the tournament with an 8-iron on the 176-yard, par-3 17th hole at Waialae Country Club. Watch the hole-in-one here.
False alarm on missile creates uneasy moment at Sony Open
HONOLULU — Charles Howell III was eating breakfast in his hotel when the restaurant at the Kahala started buzzing. Everyone had their phones. Everyone received the same push alert.
Brian Harman extends good play in Hawaii, takes Sony Open lead
HONOLULU — Different islands, vastly different golf courses, same good play from Brian Harman.