PGA News Archive

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Jordan Spieth leads FedEx Cup by continuing to give himself chances
Jordan Spieth has a unique putting style on short putts, looking at the hole rather than the ball. PGA Professional Warren Bottke explains the strategy and technique.
Two-time Ryder Cup USA Captain Davis Love III doing his part to help in hurricane recovery
Davis Love III calls St. Simons Island, Ga., home.
Jim Mackay breaks down potential winners in this year's BMW Championship
A surgeon won at Conway Farms in 2013. A masher shrank the course in 2015. What does that tell you? That practically anyone in the FedEx Cup playoff field of 70 can win this week's BMW Championship as it boomerangs back to Chicago's North Shore.
9 different players have won the last 9 women's majors. That makes the Evian tough to predict.
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — After nine different winners in the past nine women's golf majors, the Evian Championship has no clear favorite when play begins Thursday.
Justin Thomas left Wanamaker Trophy with Rickie Fowler to ride out Hurricane Irma
Justin Thomas shot an impressive final round 68 at Quail Hollow Club to erase a five shot deficit and capture the PGA Championship, his first major championship win.
This amateur's swing is, um, interesting, but effective
Golf swings are like snowflakes -- no two are alike. There are a lot that are similar, but we've never seen one like the one we're about to show you.
European Tour fan 'beats the pros' at KLM Open
The KLM Open is going on this week on the European Tour in the Netherlands. Probably the coolest aspect of this tournament is how the organizers get the spectators involved with its "beat the pros" promotion.
European Tour pro holes longest 2-footer you'll ever see
One of the things that separates Tour-caliber golfers from average golfers is their creativity. It's the ability to imagine what we might believe to be the unimaginable.
Jordan Spieth, Cubs' Ian Happ bond over golf at Wrigley Field
Ian Happ grew up around golf. His late father, Keith, was a senior agronomist for the USGA and board member of the First Tee of Pittsburgh, which promotes the game and its values to youth. As a kid, any thoughts of being a pro golfer were fleeting.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Odds of a hole in one, albatross, condor and golf's other unlikely shots
When it comes to a hole-in-one, an albatross or, even a condor -- more on that coming , if you don't know what it is -- us golfers know they're all extra special. But just how special are they? Like, what are the odds?
Sangmoon Bae makes return to golf after 2-year army duty
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Former PGA Tour winner Sangmoon Bae has put his rifle away and replaced it with his golf clubs to play in his professional tournament in more than two years.
2018 Girls Junior PGA Championship to be contested at Kearney Hills Golf Links
Where mulligans came from and 8 more golf mysteries explained
More so than any other sport, golf is loaded with intricacies, many of them confusing and -- in some cases -- mysterious. With that in mind, we figured it would be fun to take a deep dig into some of the game's mysteries and try to find some clarity.
9 times an albatross (double eagle) was caught on camera
Whether you call it an "albatross" or a "double eagle" can we just agree that it's an awesome shot to behold? There have been four "2s" on par 5s during the 2016-17 PGA Tour season.
Jason Day to use new caddie at BMW Championship
If we've learned anything among the world's best golfers this season, it's that no player/caddie relationship is safe.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Steve Stricker uses Ryder Cup bonds to bring Presidents Cup team together
Sergio Garcia used a driver, 3-wood, and an iron on the green after breaking his putter in Round 3 of the Dell Technologies Championship. While never advisable on the actual green, PGA Pro Lou Guzzi explains how to putt with a club other than a putter.
17-year-old amateur rattles off record-tying nine consecutive birdies, shoots 61
India's Rayhan Thomas, a 17-year-old amateur golfer, tied a record in an Official World Golf Ranking event on Tuesday by recording nine consecutive birdies in Dubai on his way to a 10-under 61.
Golf Dictionary, Glossary and Golf Terms
Marc Leishman led wire-to-wire at BMW Championship for the biggest win of his career. PGA Professional Neil Lockie offers up a key to Leishman's success that every amateur player should remember when playing under pressure or with the lead.
Players with most holes in one on PGA Tour
Robert Allenby and Hal Sutton with 10 aces currently share the lead for most hole in ones in PGA Tour play, based on information provided in the 2016-2017 PGA Tour media guide: Here's the complete list:
Jim 'Bones' Mackay to join Caddie Hall of Fame
Longtime PGA TOUR caddie and NBC Sports/Golf Channel on-course reporter Jim “Bones” Mackay will be inducted into The Caddie Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Sept. 13, during the 2017 BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Illinois.