PGA News Archive

Friday, July 24, 2015
Old footage of a fantastic Michael Jordan golf shot
The internet is a beautiful place. Sometimes you're just browsing and stumble upon a gem. That's what just happened here.
Zach steals Jordan's summer thunder
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- It was a two-week golf saga that went from Cedar Rapids to the Quad Cities to Scotland to Jacksonville, Fla. It might have been the stuff of a documentary or book had it not lacked bitter conflict or a principal character with a dark side.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Jason Day makes 94-yard eagle, high-fives a whole bunch of fans
  Jason Day didn't let his near-miss at the Open Championship on Monday affect his play in the RBC Canadian Open today. Day, who finished one shot out of the playoff at St.
Lizette Salas among three tied for first-round lead at Meijer Classic
  BELMONT, Mich. (AP) – Lizette Salas built on her strong finish two weeks ago in the U.S.
Robert Allenby fires caddie in mid-round, fan carries his bag rest of way
UPDATE: You can click here to read caddie Mick Middlemo's version of what he says happened with Robert Allenby at the RBC Canadian Open
Gregory Havret leads first round of Omega European Masters by a shot
  CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) – Gregory Havret made a hole-in-one on the 195-yard, par-3 13th as he shot a 7-under 63 to lead the Omega European Masters by a stroke after the first round on Thursday.   Lasse Je
Bernhard Langer in eight-way tie for lead on Day 1 of Senior British Open
  SUNNINGDALE, England (AP) – Two albatross 2s were recorded on the same par-5 hole on a memorable opening day at the Senior British Open, where defending champion Bernhard Langer finished in an eight-way tie for the lead at 5-under-par 65 on Thursd
With world-class venues and majors on tap, Wisconsin golf is booming
  Florida leads the nation with 1,055 golf courses.
Man attempts difficult bunker shot, tumbles backwards in said bunker
We've all been there. You hit a shot to an elevated green that comes up just short and find yourself absolutely hosed on a lie in a bunker at a ridiculous angle to the delight of your playing partners.
Amateur star Ollie Schniederjans goes pro, with help from friend
  ATLANTA, Ga.  – In the tumult of Monday's Open Championship finish, for just a moment, the artisan who so meticulously etches the winner's name onto the old Claret Jug faced his worst nightmare.   Ol
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
  2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience August 17-19, 2015 The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino Las Vegas, Nevada   Eve
Sang-moon Bae loses court battle, faces mandatory military service
  OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) – Sang-Moon Bae said Wednesday he plans to play the rest of the PGA Tour season before submitting to his mandatory military service in South Korea.   Bae was denied an extension of his visa
How much is Zach Johnson's putter worth?
  By his own admission, Zach Johnson is often "under the radar" in golf tournaments, and that''s exactly where he was entering the Open Championship, despite almost winning the John Deere Classic the previous week.
Ping unveils GMax distance irons and i irons for precision players
  Ping has dramatically expanded its iron family with the release of two innovative and complementary new sets.   The GMax irons introduce what Ping calls its COR-Eye Technology, which increases the flex across the entire face for faster
U.S. Opens awarded to Country Club, LA North and Pinehurst No. 2
  The Country Club is getting its first U.S. Open in three decades, and Los Angeles Country Club is set to host its first major championship.   The USGA announced three sites for the U.S.
2015 RBC Canadian Open: Five players to watch
The PGA Tour is in Ontario this week for the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club. Even with the Open Championship at St. Andrews having just ended on Monday, many of the biggest names in the game have made the trip to Ontario.
Jordan Spieth takes a swig from the Claret Jug
The dream of a calendar-year grand slam faded away on the 72nd hole at St. Andrews on Monday, but Jordan Spieth handled it like a champion.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
PGA Tour Notebook: How long until an amateur wins a major title?
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – Maybe it should not have been so startling to see two amateurs – Paul Dunne and Jordan Niebrugge – among the top six going into the final round of the Open Championship. Yes, it was rare.
Alfonso Riberio, Justin Timberlake break out "Carlton" dance on tee box in Tahoe
If you were glued to the TV over the weekend -- and again on Monday -- watching the thrilling end to the Open Championship at St. Andrews, then chances are you missed this (like I did) from the American Century Celebrity tournament out in Lake Tahoe, Nev.
Slam gone, Spieth gears up for the next major
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Jordan Spieth headed home from a grueling week at the British Open with history on his mind and another major in his future.