PGA News Archive

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Jordan Spieth, Cubs' Ian Happ bond over golf at Wrigley Field
Ian Happ grew up around golf. His late father, Keith, was a senior agronomist for the USGA and board member of the First Tee of Pittsburgh, which promotes the game and its values to youth. As a kid, any thoughts of being a pro golfer were fleeting.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Odds of a hole in one, albatross, condor and golf's other unlikely shots
When it comes to a hole-in-one, an albatross or, even a condor -- more on that coming , if you don't know what it is -- us golfers know they're all extra special. But just how special are they? Like, what are the odds?
Sangmoon Bae makes return to golf after 2-year army duty
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Former PGA Tour winner Sangmoon Bae has put his rifle away and replaced it with his golf clubs to play in his professional tournament in more than two years.
2018 Girls Junior PGA Championship to be contested at Kearney Hills Golf Links
Where mulligans came from and 8 more golf mysteries explained
More so than any other sport, golf is loaded with intricacies, many of them confusing and -- in some cases -- mysterious. With that in mind, we figured it would be fun to take a deep dig into some of the game's mysteries and try to find some clarity.
9 times an albatross (double eagle) was caught on camera
Whether you call it an "albatross" or a "double eagle" can we just agree that it's an awesome shot to behold? There have been four "2s" on par 5s during the 2016-17 PGA Tour season.
Jason Day to use new caddie at BMW Championship
If we've learned anything among the world's best golfers this season, it's that no player/caddie relationship is safe.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Steve Stricker uses Ryder Cup bonds to bring Presidents Cup team together
Sergio Garcia used a driver, 3-wood, and an iron on the green after breaking his putter in Round 3 of the Dell Technologies Championship. While never advisable on the actual green, PGA Pro Lou Guzzi explains how to putt with a club other than a putter.
17-year-old amateur rattles off record-tying nine consecutive birdies, shoots 61
India's Rayhan Thomas, a 17-year-old amateur golfer, tied a record in an Official World Golf Ranking event on Tuesday by recording nine consecutive birdies in Dubai on his way to a 10-under 61.
Golf Dictionary, Glossary and Golf Terms
Marc Leishman led wire-to-wire at BMW Championship for the biggest win of his career. PGA Professional Neil Lockie offers up a key to Leishman's success that every amateur player should remember when playing under pressure or with the lead.
Players with most holes in one on PGA Tour
Robert Allenby and Hal Sutton with 10 aces currently share the lead for most hole in ones in PGA Tour play, based on information provided in the 2016-2017 PGA Tour media guide: Here's the complete list:
Jim 'Bones' Mackay to join Caddie Hall of Fame
Longtime PGA TOUR caddie and NBC Sports/Golf Channel on-course reporter Jim “Bones” Mackay will be inducted into The Caddie Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Sept. 13, during the 2017 BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Illinois.
Island green 17th at TPC Sawgrass almost unrecognizable after wrath of Hurricane Irma
UPDATE: It turns out the photos you'll see below were from last October when TPC Sawgrass was hit by Hurricane Matthew.
Monday, September 11, 2017
The 5 biggest PGA Championship comebacks after 54 holes by a winner
There's nothing sweeter than winning a major championship. It's the ultimate achievement in golf and puts a player's name alongside the greats forever. What's better than that?
A closer look at the 9 final-day comebacks in Ryder Cup history
The Ryder Cup has been around since 1927. Believe it or not, over that span of time -- 41 Ryder Cups total -- there have only been nine occasions in which one side has come from behind to win, or force a draw on the final day.
The biggest final-round comebacks on the PGA Tour this season
Justin Thomas shot an impressive final round 68 at Quail Hollow Club to erase a five shot deficit and capture the PGA Championship, his first major championship win.
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Stacy Lewis, Chris Stroud, several prominent athletes doing their part in Hurricane Harvey relief
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Stanford's Maverick McNealy ready for life on PGA Tour
Last week, inside his new surroundings in Summerlin, Nevada, a recent college graduate faced his next challenge -- assembling furniture from IKEA.
Colin Montgomerie wins PGA Tour Champions event in Japan
The best new putters for the 2017 golf season range from new technologies, better materials, and advanced performance to help you lower your scores! And to save money, use the equipment Value Guide on PGA.com to get money back for your old putter to purchase a new one!
Saturday, September 09, 2017
Lexi Thompson takes checkered flag at inaugural Indy event
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lexi Thompson pulled away from Lydia Ko on Saturday to win the inaugural Indy Women in Tech Championship for her second victory of the year and ninth career LPGA Tour title.   Tied with Ko entering the final round at Brickyard Cros