PGA News Archive

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Why no Tiger Woods is no longer such a big problem
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods skipped his hometown tournament for the first time in 2002 to recover from remnants of a virus. That prompted a Los Angeles Times columnist to ask an annoying question to players at Riviera.
Tiger Woods cancels Wednesday press conference
Tiger Woods -- out once again indefinitely due to back spasms -- was scheduled to meet with the media at the Genesis Open at Riviera on Tuesday.
Rickie Fowler to play in Honda Classic
PALM BEACH GARDENS -- Rickie Fowler is the latest PGA Tour pro to commit to next week's Honda Classic, and golf fans will be able to watch him play from a luxurious new venue on the Champion Course at PGA National Resort and Spa.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The World Super 6 in Australia includes match play, knock-out rounds, and closest-to-the-pin tiebreakers
New and innovative or too confusing? Either way, the World Super 6 which begins with stroke play Thursday at Lake Karrinyup near Perth, Western Australia, and concludes with a 24-man match-play and knockout round on Sunday, is definitely outside the box of a conventional golf tournament.
Billy Hurley III pens touching letter to late father
You probably know the story by now, but in case you need a refresher, here it is... PGA Tour pro Billy Hurley III -- a veteran of the Navy -- was elated in 2015 to be playing near his family home in Virginia at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club for the Quicken Loans National.
Henrik Stenson catches big fish in wild video
Reigning Open Champion Henrik Stenson proved on Monday that he might be just as good with a fishing rod as he is with a 3 wood.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Best New Irons for 2017 Golf Season
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Ethan Tracy holes out to get into playoff, then wins event
Ethan Tracy won the Club Colombia Championship for his first Tour title, holing out from 101 yards for eagle on the 18th to get into a playoff and beating Roberto Diaz with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par 5 on the second extra hole.
Jordan Spieth piling up wins at rate not seen since Tiger Woods
Winning has come so quickly for Jordan Spieth that even at age 23, he wondered if he took it for granted. He got some perspective from a victory Sunday at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am that was dull as it was dominant.
Jordan Spieth holds off field to win at Pebble Beach
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Spieth soaked up every step of scenery on the 18th hole at Pebble Beach, one of the prettiest places in golf and even more spectacular on a Sunday when the only work left is to hoist the crystal trophy.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
John Daly tosses putter in lake, WDs from Allianz Championship
John Daly withdrew from the final round of the Allianz Championship after seven holes on Sunday, citing a problem with his sciatic nerve.
Jose Maria Olazabal's bank-shot off a hospitality tent worked out OK
Jose Maria Olazabal, a two-time Masters champion and the winning captain for Europe in the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah, made his PGA Tour Champions debut in Boca Raton, Fla., this week.
Sueng-Yul Noh misses out on ace at Pebble by inches
There's a reason they call golf "a game of inches." The latest, cruelest example came at Pebble Beach's 196-yard, par-3 12 hole on Sunday in the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
The 7 best golf parody songs of all time
With the Grammy Awards taking place Sunday, it got us thinking. What's the best song about golf of all time?
Justin Timberlake's near ace and two chip ins at Pebble Beach
Justin Timberlake is one of the biggest entertainment stars in the world today. He's a supremely talented singer and dancer. He's hilarious (YouTube some of his SNL skits). He's married to the beautiful Jessica Biel.
GolfSixes: The latest innovative format on the European Tour
The European Tour has added a new six-hole team event to the schedule as part of its aggressive move to introduce innovative formats and broaden the appeal of the sport.
Four tied for Allianz Championship lead heading into final round
A day after playing nearly flawless golf, Olin Browne struggled to keep his game together Saturday and he succeeded, shooting a 3-under-par 69 to share the lead with three others heading into the final round of the Allianz Championship.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
WATCH: Larry the Cable Guy challenges Pebble Beach heckler to sink a putt
Saturday afternoon, Larry the Cable Guy missed a short putt on the sixth green at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. A heckler from the gallery implied that he could do better so, Larry the Cable Guy asked him to back up his talk:
WATCH: 81-year-old Gary Player puts us all to shame with his workout.
Gary Player is 81 years old. We thought we'd remind you before showing you the following video. Player, the golf Hall of Famer, posted a video of himself sprinting on a treadmill and putting the rest of us to shame.
Olin Browne shoots 63 for first-day lead at Allianz Championship
Olin Browne had one of those magical rounds that all golfers hope for, shooting a bogey-free 9-under-par 63 Friday to take a two-shot lead after the first day of the Allianz Championship.