PGA News Archive

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
There's a pair of real eaglets on a California golf course
REDDING, Calif. -- Eagle watchers said they have confirmed two baby eaglets have hatched at a bald eagle nest on a golf course in Redding.
Iconic Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club begins complete overhaul
  NAPLES, Fla. – The 87-year-old golf course at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club isn't in need of some renovations or an upgrade.
Golf writer gets to play Augusta National; goal is to conquer No. 12
  AUGUSTA, Ga. – Call me Charlie Bucket.   Or I guess you could call me Augustus Gloop, given the rate at which I consumed Masters Club sandwiches over the last week at Augusta National.  
Jacksonville State golf program joyous after Willett wins Masters
  CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The number of Americans rooting for England's Danny Willett to defeat talented Texan Jordan Spieth in Sunday's final round of the Masters was minuscule.   So minuscule, in fact, that
Monday, April 11, 2016
Two takeaways from Willett's putting routine
You may never win a green jacket like Danny Willett, but you can take away two key elements of what makes him such a precise putter. If you can draw a straight line on a spherical object, you're halfway there.
How much are Danny Willett's irons worth?
  Many golf fans might remember this Masters as the one that got away from Jordan Spieth, but the fact is Danny Willett played steady golf in trying conditions all week and pounced on the opportunity when it presented itself.
Sunday, April 10, 2016
This one will hurt, says Jordan Spieth after Masters lead slips away
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Golf has seen bigger collapses.
Danny Willett wins Masters after Jordan Spieth's shocking stumble
Lee Westwood and Dustin Johnson buoyed by strong Masters showings
Danny Willett leads strong showing by Englishmen at the Masters
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Well done, Englishmen.   Sheffield's Danny Willett on Sunday joined three-time winner Nick Faldo as the only Englishmen to capture a Masters championship.
What's in the winner's bag for the week of April 10, 2016
  What equipment did Danny Willett use to win the Masters?
Louis Oosthuizen's ricochet ace caps off day of holes-in-one on No. 16
Running news updates from the 2016 Masters
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – The latest on Sunday's final round of play at the Masters.
Lee Westwood chips in for eagle on 15
What's that they always say? The Masters doesn't start until the back nine on Sunday. You think? Jordan Spieth opened a big door with a bogey-bogey-quadruple bogey start to his back nine... Lee Westwood wasted no time taking advantage.
Louis Oosthuizen banks in final round's third ace
Obviously every hole-in-one is an exceptional shot. But, this one by Louis Oosthuizen, might just be the coolest one we've ever seen.
U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III aces par-3 16th at Augusta National
Just minutes after Shane Lowry recorded the 16th hole-in-one at Augusta National's par-3 in Masters history, 51-year-old Davis Love III -- the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain -- canned No. 17 with a 7-iron from 181 yards. Here it is:
Billy Horschel holes out for eagle at No. 8
The Golf Gods owed one to Billy Horschel. During Saturday's third round of the Masters, Horschel was the victim of one of the game's cruelest rules.
Ireland's Shane Lowry scores hole-in-one on Augusta National's par-3 16th
The green at the par-3 16th hole at Augusta National isn't an easy one. So, if you have the chance to avoid using the putter, take it. That's what Ireland's Shane Lowry just did in the final round of the Masters.
French amateur shows Tiger-like touch on Augusta National's par-3 16th hole
Romain Langasque, a French amateur golfer who made the cut in his first Masters, had an incredible bounce-back round on Sunday. Following a disappointing 11-over 83 in a brutal third round, Langasque fired a 4-under 68 -- 15 shots better -- on Sunday.
As marker, Augusta member Jeff Knox often plays Masters weekends
  AUGUSTA, Ga. – Must be nice to be Jeff Knox, to wake up on a Sunday morning, make the 3-mile drive from your Georgia home to your local golf club and head to No. 1 for your 9:45 a.m.