PGA News Archive

Sunday, February 19, 2017
Chubb Classic: Jimenez still on top, Couples, Sutherland right behind
The Most Interesting Man in Golf, the Most Fascinating, and the Only PGA Tour Champions Player to shoot a 59 are in position to win the Chubb Classic after Saturday's second round at The TwinEagles Club.
Phil Mickelson hits wedge off Riviera's sixth green
Remember that old, "What will Phil do next?" ad campaign from several years back?
Genesis Open: Sahith Theegala, Phil Mickelson have a Sunday at Riviera together
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. -- Sahith Theegala's weekend at Riviera continues with Phil Mickelson as a surprise guest in his party of three.
Dustin Johnson takes 36-hole lead at rainy Riviera
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dustin Johnson left the Genesis Open in the twilight Saturday realizing he could be as little 24 hours away from reaching No. 1 in the world. He wasn't the least bit concerned, mainly because he still had 36 holes ahead of him.
Brett Rumford wins World Super 6 title, regains European Tour card
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Brett Rumford beat Phachara Khongwatmai of Thailand 2 and 1 in the final round of match play Sunday to claim the first World Super 6 tournament title near where he grew up in West Australia.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Jhonattan Vegas shoots 68 to set standard at soggy Riviera
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas returned in the rain at Riviera on Saturday morning, finished with four pars for a 3-under 68 and then had to wait for the next six hours to see where that would leave him halfway through the Genesis Open.
Genesis Open giving players amazing custom blazers
When you think golf and blazers, one particular style usually comes to mind: the Masters' green jacket. But, in Genesis' first year as the sponsor of the Genesis Open at Riviera, the car company is making an attempt to put their hat in the ring.
Chubb Classic: Miguel Angel Jimenez, Doug Garwood, Scott Parel tied for first-round lead
Miguel Angel Jimenez made for a "Most Interesting" leaderboard after the first round of the Chubb Classic on Friday.
Friday, February 17, 2017
Students find lessons, stimulation through First Tee donated golf equipment
JAMESTOWN -- Bryant Kerley moves excitedly through the stations at the Haynes-Inman Education Center gym, ready to conquer whatever golfing objective is before him.
Rain wipes out afternoon Genesis Open play at Riviera
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wind, rain and the snap of a large tree limb were enough to stop play Friday in the second round of the Genesis Open. Sam Saunders remained atop the leaderboard without ever hitting a shot Friday at Riviera.
Bring the Kids Along
During the 1960’s, I was one of the fortunate kids that fell in love with golf because of a caddie program at a local private club.
John Daly and Fred Couples highlight the Chubb Classic field
Fred Couples and John Daly have a lot in common. Major championship winners, good nicknames -- "Boom, Boom" and "Long John Daly" -- and a style all their own.
Iowa golf courses ready for February golfers
Golf anyone! In February! "They call it the Florida of Iowa," said Doug Frenz, the superintendent of Sheaffer Memorial Golf Park in rural Lee County.
Herd of kangaroos interrupts European Tour's World Super 6
We've all experienced this, right? You're in the fairway, setting up for your next shot, getting focused when, out of nowhere, a herd of kangaroos hops onto the course, halting play.
Sam Saunders feels a connection to Arnold Palmer everywhere he goes
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Sam Saunders tried to put his thoughts down on paper, except that it wasn't working.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Sergio Garcia hits cameraman with wild tee shot
Ever wanted a first-person view of being hit by a professional golfer's tee shot? Well today is your lucky day!
Jason Bohn returns to Honda Classic a year after heart attack
PALM BEACH GARDENS -- Jason Bohn had just finished his second round at last year's Honda Classic when he reported breathlessness and discomfort to the tournament medical staff.
Bubba Watson does not want rain on his parade
PACIFIC PALISADES -- Given that he's won two of the last three PGA Tour events at Riviera Country Club and the one a year ago came after passing a kidney stone, Bubba Watson might seem to be able to just will his way through pretty much anything.
Dustin Johnson goes after elusive win at Riviera
Dustin Johnson has five tournaments he would love to win. Four of them are majors. The other is Riviera. "I love that place," Johnson said. He doesn't love the outcome.
Golf photographer gets nailed with errant tee shot
Whether you think so or not, whenever you attend a golf tournament -- amateur or pro -- you're just a split-second from being in harm's way.