PGA News Archive

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Bernhard Langer wins to tie Jack Nicklaus' mark of 8 major senior titles
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Bernhard Langer pulled away from the other contenders — and pulled even with Jack Nicklaus.
WATCH: Jason Day soars into lead with incredible chip in
Just when it looked as though Jason Day was in absolute jail after a wayward tee shot at the par-4 15th hole coming down the stretch at TPC Four Seasons on Sunday, he turned what looked like it would be at least a bogey into the most improbable birdie to take the lead late at the AT&T Byro
WATCH: Kirk Triplett makes ace in first PGA Tour Champions major of 2017
The Regions Tradition -- the first major championship on the PGA Tour Champions schedule for 2017 -- is going on in Birmingham, Alabama, this week. On Sunday, Kirk Triplett aced the 201-yard, par-3 17th hole -- his eighth of the day -- at Greystone Country Club.
VIDEO: Sergio Garcia pulls off spectacular chip from tricky lie
The par-4 third hole at TPC Four Seasons Resort wasn't all that kind to Masters Champion Sergio Garcia on Sunday. It wasn't all ugly though.
WATCH: European Tour player makes albatross in Italy
China's Haotong Li shot a 5-under 66 in the final round of the European Tour's Rocco Forte Open in Verdura, Sicily and tied for third, one shot out of a playoff at 13 under. In the process of Sunday's round though, Li hit a shot he'll remember for a lifetime.
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers draws huge following
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers acknowledged Saturday he hadn't run into local favorite Chandler Catanzaro, the Clemson alum now kicking for the Jets, but would've had some words at the ready if he had.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
WATCH: James Hahn slam dunks birdie pitch at AT&T Byron Nelson
As we see every year, there are seemingly infinite ways to make a birdie. James Hahn channeled his inner LeBron James during the third round of the AT&T Byron Nelson to make a potential up-and-down par turn into a slam-dunk birdie.
Chipper Jones uses golf to fill competitive void after baseball
GREER -- Former Atlanta Braves superstar Chipper Jones reserved one final swing to take at a trio of his famous Atlanta teammates following Friday's Round 2 at the BMW Charity Pro-Am.
Ashley Grier becomes first woman to win Philadelphia Section PGA points event
Ashley Grier hasn't always been completely comfortable as one of the few women competing against the men in the two PGA of America sections in which she has worked over the last six years.
Jason Kokrak takes record lead, Jordan Spieth misses cut at AT&T Byron Nelson
IRVING, Texas (AP) — While big-hitting Jason Kokrak has an AT&T Byron Nelson record five-stroke lead through 36 holes, he knows that is only halfway with plenty of other players who could make a weekend charge.
Lexi Thompson takes lead into weekend at Kingsmill
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Lexi Thompson shot her second straight 6-under 65 on Friday to take a three-stroke over playing partner Gerina Piller into the weekend at the Kingsmill Championship.
LPGA Tour player's son has adorable reaction after missed putts
Kids say the darndest things, and they also react in the darndest ways. This was most certainly the case with LPGA Tour professional Amanda Blumenherst‏'s son, Will, recently on the putting green.
Friday, May 19, 2017
WATCH: Ricky Barnes hits rough shank on 17 at AT&T Byron Nelson
  Professional golfers are really good, but even they hit a dreaded shank or two every once in awhile.
Rory McIlroy to miss next week's BMW PGA Championship
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Rory McIlroy will sit out the European Tour flagship event next week to make sure a recurring rib injury heals. McIlroy withdrew Friday from the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, where he is a past champion.
10 Greatest golfers of all time
Any list that dives into the "greatest" at anything is sure to spark a debate. Who's on the list and at what number? That's fine, even healthy, in fact. Ranking lists are, after all, a subjective matter.
Rich Harvest Farms poses challenge for NCAA women's golf championship
Northwestern cruised to its fifth straight berth in the NCAA women's golf championship, advancing last week with the second-best score in its regional. Now comes the hard part -- thriving at Rich Harvest Farms, where the tournament will be played Friday to Wednesday.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Watch Jason Day make birdie from cart path at AT&T Byron Nelson
Former World No. 1 Jason Day had himself a bit of a roller-coaster front nine on Thursday at the AT&T Byron Nelson with three bogeys, a birdie and an eagle.
John Daly aiming for strong follow-up at Regions Tradition
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — His long victory drought over, John Daly now faces the challenge of following up a tour win for the first time in more than 13 years.
15-year-old golfer advances through US Open local qualifier
RALEIGH -- Davis Womble played four years of college golf at Wake Forest, then made an interesting decision after graduation: he took a regular Monday-to-Friday job rather than try to play pro golf.
Lightning strikes 13th green at Minnesota golf course
Electricity and golf don't mix. The latest example comes from Stonebrooke Golf Club in Shakopee, Minn. On Monday night, the club's 13th green -- 13th, imagine that -- was struck by a bolt of lightning that sure left a mark.