PGA News Archive

Sunday, March 12, 2017
Adam Hadwin wins Valspar Championship
Adam Hadwin holes 53-foot birdie putt
Remember that bad break at the 10th hole we told you about earlier for Adam Hadwin when he hit the flagstick with an approach shot?
Adam Hadwin clanks ball off flagstick
Sometimes a player hits a golf shot that's so good, it actually turns out to be too good... and he or she catches a bad break. That was the case at the 10th hole at Innisbrook on Sunday in the final round of the Valspar Championship.
Man holes out from bunker... with a rake
I'm not sure where this video was shot, when it was shot, or who the man is that pulled it off. All I know is that I saw it on Twitter this afternoon and -- if real and not somehow video altered -- is awesome.
European Tour rules official plunked with tee shot
For whatever reason, a European Tour rules official was riding a golf cart down the ninth fairway in the final round of the Hero Indian Open on on Sunday... while a group was on the tee and ready to let it fly.
These golfers should leave the fighting to boxers
Things can get heated on the golf course at times. Whether it's gamesmanship, a lousy hole, needling that crosses the line, a long wait, being hit into by the group behind you -- sometimes you get a little hot under the collar.
Arnold Palmer fell in love with Bay Hill, forever changed Orlando
Arnold Palmer discovered Bay Hill by accident. Back when Sand Lake was a two-lane road amid the Central Florida orange groves, the world's most popular golfer stumbled upon this remote corner of Orlando.
Illinois golf guru celebrates 25 years as PGA teaching pro
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Illinois -- Like most young players who grow up with a golf club in their hands, Dan Polites dreamed of playing on the PGA Tour while perfecting his golf skills at St. Clair Country Club in Belleville and Clinton Hill Golf Course in Swansea.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Adam Hadwin extends lead to 4 strokes at Valspar Championship
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Adam Hadwin of Canada made two long birdie putts on the back nine and had a 4-under 67 to extend his lead to four shots in the Valspar Championship as he goes for his first PGA Tour victory.
Artist paints mural to honor Arnold Palmer at Valspar Championship
As the first Arnold Palmer Invitational since The King's passing approaches, there have been many tributes paid to honor the legacy of one of golf's greatest icons.
NBC announcer Dan Hicks gives hilarious call for Bubba Watson’s caddie Ted Scott
Calling a round of golf for a broadcast is an art, and announcers such as Dan Hicks and Jim Nantz do a masterful job of bringing insight and descriptions to what we're watching at home.
Henrik Stenson's 2-year-old daughter runs on course to give hug
Sometimes, you just need a hug from dad. And when you're 2 years old, you don't really care that he's at work.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Adam Hadwin builds 1-shot lead at Valspar Championship
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Adam Hadwin started the back nine with five straight birdies and posted a 7-under 64 to build a one-shot lead going into the weekend of the Valspar Championship.
A memorable week awaits Bay Hill without Arnold Palmer
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A bottle of Musk Monsieur — the cologne that announced Arnold Palmer was near — is still on his desk at Bay Hill.
Tiger Woods to miss Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods won't be at the Arnold Palmer Invitational next week and still doesn't know when he will play again.
2017 Kitcheaid Senior PGA, Media Day, Rocco Mediate tour D.C.
Ahead of the 2017 Kitchenaid Senior PGA Championship, defending champion Rocco Mediate took at fun tour of Washington, D.C. for Media Day. The 2017 Kitchenaid Senior PGA Championship will be held at Trump National Golf Club.
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Jim Herman opens with a 62 to lead at Innisbrook
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Jim Herman was persuaded to play the Valspar Championship by an influential acquaintance, and he made it pay off Thursday with a 9-under 62 for a two-shot lead. No, it wasn't President Donald Trump this time.
John Daly, Andrew 'Beef' Johnston host hilarious Q&A show on Periscope
What do you get when you combine John Daly, Andrew "Beef" Johnston, some adult beverages and a camera phone to broadcast out to the world to take questions from the people of Periscope? "The Meat and Beef Show."
Wesley Bryan makes birdie from cart path at Valspar Championship
Wesley Bryan has quickly made a name for himself on the PGA Tour separate from his days as a trick-shot artist with his brother, George. But that doesn't mean that Wesley is done hitting some tricky shots on the golf course.
Matteo Manassero takes early lead at Indian Open
NEW DELHI (AP) — Despite a double-bogey on the first hole, Matteo Manassero ended up in the lead after a 4-under 68 Thursday in the first round of the Indian Open. The four-time European Tour winner from Italy finished his round with seven birdies.