PGA News Archive

Tuesday, October 04, 2016
ESPN to air '30 for 30: Hit it Hard' film on John Daly
On Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. ET, ESPN will air '30 for 30: Hit it Hard,' a film about golfer John Daly. If you're not familiar with ESPN's '30 for 30' films, they're fantastically done mini-documentaries on a variety of people, teams and scandals in sports.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Dustin Johnson captures 2016 PGA of America Player of the Year Award & Vardon Trophy
CHASKA, Minn. – Dustin Johnson put the finishing touches on a banner season, earning his first PGA of America Player of the Year Award and the Vardon Trophy. The season-ending awards are presented by the PGA of America for excellence by a PGA TOUR professional.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Illinois and Ohio PGA Junior League Golf Teams Punch Their Championship Tickets
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – PGA Junior League Golf All-Star Teams from the Mideast and Midwest regions have advanced to the PGA Junior League Golf Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nov. 19-21, after regional competitions last weekend (Sept.
Monday, September 26, 2016
Arnold Palmer left hundreds of courses as part of his legacy
Few people did more to grow the game of golf than Arnold Palmer. Fewer did more to provide places to play it.
Remembering some of Arnold Palmer's greatest wins
If there was a single swing that made him "The King," the driver Arnold Palmer hit on the first hole at Cherry Hills was it.
A look back at Arnold Palmer's last round at The Masters
The roar interrupted Michael Campbell's thoughts, and he risked whiplash as his head jerked in search of the cause. He peered from Augusta National's sixth green toward the elevated tee, his face twisted into a question mark. Arnie. Of course.
Arnold Palmer changed the game of golf and won the hearts of many
Golf will never be the same for two reasons. First, that Arnold Palmer lived. Second, that Arnold Palmer has died.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Golfers pay tribute to Arnold Palmer on social media
The news of Arnold Palmer's passing at age 87 on Sunday evening devastated the golf world. Here's a sampling of some of the social posts players tweeted out in remembrance of The King:  
Arnold Palmer obit: The King passes away at 87
Statements by the PGA of America
Arnold Palmer, forever 'The King,' passes at 87
Sad news shook the golf world Sunday evening when it was learned that legend Arnold Palmer -- "The King" -- passed away in Pittsburgh, Pa., earlier in the day at the age of 87.
Rory McIlroy wins Tour Championship, becomes FedExCup Champion
ATLANTA (AP) -- Rory McIlroy finally won the FedEx Cup when he least expected it.
Rory McIlroy holes out on the 16th at Tour Championship
Rory McIlory, who has elevated his game during these PGA Tour playoffs, continued his strong play on Sunday at the PGA Tour Championship at East Lake.
Saturday, September 24, 2016
World No. 1 Jason Day withdraws from Tour Championship
ATLANTA — Jason Day has withdrawn from the Tour Championship because of recurring back pain.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Phil Mickelson holes 94-foot putt for birdie
It's always nice to start off your round with a lengthy birdie putt (or any birdie putt, for that matter), isn't it? So, that's what Phil Mickelson decided to do on his first hole in the first round of the Tour Championship at East Lake on Thursday.
The long and short of why Johnson is tough to beat
ATLANTA — Dustin Johnson launched a drive on the practice range at East Lake and some 320 yards away, saw it take one hop off the green meshing on the fence. Not satisfied, he teed up another and let it fly, this one clearing the fence.
Golf tips: How to succeed in match play
Next week, all eyes will be on Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., for the 2016 Ryder Cup. It doesn't get any better than match play, does it? It's a completely different animal than stroke play.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Four PGA Junior League golf regionals completed over the weekend
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Sept. 20, 2016) – PGA Junior League Golf all-star teams spanning 15 states competed in four of the eight PGA Junior League Golf regional competitions this past weekend (Sept. 17-18).
Jim Furyk's incredible Payne Stewart Award acceptance speech
On Tuesday evening in downtown Atlanta, Jim Furyk became the 19th recipient of the PGA Tour's Payne Stewart Award.
The story behind the first known hole-in-one in golf history
Last Friday it was our intention to put together a post recognizing the first known hole-in-one in golf history by Young Tom Morris.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Ben Crane's pre-shot dance routine
Ben Crane, a five-time PGA Tour winner, might actually be better known for his viral videos. Well, the man who put the "Golf Boys" together is at it again in a new video with a new pre-shot routine: