PGA News Archive

Sunday, August 07, 2016
Jim Furyk shoots 58 at Travelers, sets PGA Tour all-time record
Jim Furyk had the round of a lifetime on Sunday afternoon at the Travelers Championship, and it was extraordinary to watch. Furyk took the golf world by storm by shooting a 58, which is the lowest score for a single round in PGA Tour history. As expected, Twitter went nuts.
The country club that shaped Jack Nicklaus' game
You likely have heard of a golfer from Upper Arlington, Ohio, named Jack Nicklaus, but if not for the course layout of Scioto Country Club -- which this week plays host to the U.S. Senior Open -- there is a chance Nicklaus would be more of a who's he than a who's who.
President Barack Obama needs help with sand shots
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama says he needs some help with his sand shots as he opens up about his golf game. The president, an avid weekend golfer, is set to hit the links several times during his vacation in Martha's Vineyard.
Daniel Berger hoping to grab Ryder Cup spot, connect legacies
CROMWELL -- Daniel Berger never seriously considered following in the footsteps of his father, Jay, once the seventh-ranked tennis player in the world.
Saturday, August 06, 2016
Daniel Berger shoots 62, owns lead at Travelers
CROMWELL, Conn. — Daniel Berger, last season's rookie of the year on the PGA Tour, missed three cuts in January and February and began hearing the whispers.
Pebble Beach: MLB-best Chicago Cubs play 18 holes at famous course
The Chicago Cubs are in Oakland to take on the Athletics this weekend, and baseball’s best team decided to hit the links on its off day.
Pebble Beach: MLB-best Chicago Cubs play 18 at famous course
The Chicago Cubs are in Oakland to take on the Athletics this weekend, and baseball’s best team decided to hit the links on its off day.
Jesper Parnevik was a PGA Tour fashion pioneer
Jesper Parnevik shot a 3-under 69 on Friday in the first round of the 3M Championship at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine. That has him sitting in a tie for 20th place, four shots behind leader Glen Day.
Jerry Kelly in position to win one more PGA Tour event
CROMWELL, Conn. -- At 49 years old, tournament golf can be an uphill battle. So it was for Jerry Kelly yesterday, although you'd never know it from looking at the leaderboard at the Travelers Championship.
Digital Ally Open: Chris Smith has a chance to win a Tour event
It's been 19 years since 47-year-old Chris Smith won a Tour event. Nineteen long, at times painful, life-changing years.
Olympic trio hoping for big weekend at Travelers
CROMWELL -- While golfer Rickie Fowler marched in the Opening Ceremonies to represent the United States at the Summer Olympics in Rio, his three teammates were getting ready for a weekend of golf at the Travelers Championship.
Friday, August 05, 2016
Connecticut native Jerry Kelly shares Travelers lead
CROMWELL, Conn. — Jerry Kelly played off the emotion of what he considers a home crowd Thursday in the Travelers Championship, shooting a 6-under 64 for a share of the first-round lead with Vaughn Taylor and Andrew Loupe.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
2016 Junior PGA Championship
2016 JUNIOR PGA CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY UNDER ARMOUR AND GENESIS NETWORKS Dates: Aug. 9-12, 2016 Site: Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford, Rhode Island
Olympic golf: Travelers Championship a preview of Rio
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) -- Three-quarters of the U.S. men's Olympic golf team will be playing together in Connecticut this week.
41st Junior PGA Championship draws elite field to Rhode Island's Wannamoisett Country Club
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The 41st Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks – one of the elite events in junior golf – visits New England for the first time and will be contested at venerable Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford
Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO named supporting partner of National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – In a multi-year agreement, the PGA of America has named Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO a supporting partner of the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship, as well as a Supporting Partner of Golf Retirement Plus ® and a Prou
Junior PGA Championship set for Wannamoisett Country Club
As the calendar turns to the dog days of summer, competition amongst the nation’s elite juniors is just heating up – with plenty at stake. Competitors will vie for a coveted spot on the Junior Ryder Cup Team come Aug.
Nike to get out of golf equipment business
Nike is getting out of the golf equipment business, a surprising announcement Wednesday that is sure to send Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and other players searching for new clubs and golf balls next season.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Phil Mickelson doesn't need a victory to validate a good year
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is running out of time to validate what quietly has been a good year, minus only a victory. He is not running out of patience.
Inspirational Tommy Morrissey imitates pro golfer's swings
Tommy Morrissey is already a sensation.