PGA News Archive

Saturday, March 04, 2017
Michelle Wie shoots 67, takes 2-shot lead in Singapore
SINGAPORE (AP) — Michelle Wie shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to lead the HSBC Women's Champions tournament by two strokes after the third round.
Friday, March 03, 2017
Bones to Bro: Phil Mickelson calls on brother to fill in as caddie
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Phil Mickelson had a familiar face on the bag in Mexico Championship. He called him "Bro," not "Bones."
Rory McIlroy sinks eagle shot from 152 yards away
Rust? What rust?  Rory McIlory is playing in his first event since Jan. 15 due to a hairline rib fracture, but has shown little signs of being out of practice this week at the WGC-Mexico Championship.
Tiger Woods reveals the 'greatest feeling shot' of his life
Tiger Woods has played in more than 400 tournaments in his career and hit well over 70,000 shots in those events.  Is it even possible to have just one stand out among the rest? His Masters moments alone are its own highlight reel.
Fun-loving South African golfer Hobday dies at 76
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Simon Hobday, the fun-loving South African golfer who won the 1994 U.S. Senior Open at Pinehurst, died Thursday after a fight with cancer. He was 76.
Women make back-to-back aces at Fort Myers golf course
Judy Yanachik thought she had the hole won. But RosAnne Atkins had other ideas.
Inbee Park takes 1-stroke over Wie, others at LPGA Singapore
SINGAPORE (AP) — Inbee Park made a birdie on the last hole Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Michelle Wie and two others after two rounds of the LPGA's Women's Champions tournament.
Chapultepec Golf Club no pushover at Mexico Championship
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dustin Johnson thought he had the altitude figured out.
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Good ribs, bad stomach in Rory McIlroy's return
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rory McIlroy leaned over and rested his hand on the top of his driver. At the turn, waiting for the green to clear, he twirled half of a bagel in his finger and then ducked inside a tent to sit on a table.
Watch Justin Thomas sink punch out shot from 103 yards
As the old saying goes, sometimes it's better to be lucky than good.
Father returns from military service, surprises daughters at Topgolf
It just got real, real dusty in here. Check out this video posted to the Topgolf Facebook page of a father reuniting at Topgolf with his unsuspecting family after a military tour of duty:
Mexico fútbol broadcasters call golf at WGC-Mexico Championship
The ladies and gentlemen of Mexico love their soccer... make that, "fútbol." Even if you're not a huge fan of the sport, surely you're familiar with how excited the Mexican broadcasters get when they see a goal, right? Something like this:
Man who fought off gator with Cleveland putter presented with new set of clubs
Last month, we relayed the story about a Florida man named Tony Aarts, who made news when he used his Cleveland Golf putter to fight off a 10-foot alligator that had dragged him into a pond by his right f
Michelle Wie opens with 66, takes 1-stroke lead at Singapore
SINGAPORE (AP) — Michelle Wie rolled in several clutch putts on Thursday and had six birdies in a 10-hole stretch to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the HSBC Women's Champions.
Miami's loss is Mexico's gain as World Golf Championship moves
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Miami's loss is Mexico's gain.
Become a complete golfer: Part 6, Equipment
Editor's note: This is the final installment of a six-part series with PGA Professional Rob Labritz, offering up tips on how you can become a complete golfer.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
USGA, Royal and Ancient modernize rules of golf
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the U.S.
Golf unveils a modern set of rules to make it faster and easier to play
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Golf's two governing bodies released a draft of modern rules Wednesday aimed at bringing common sense to what can be a complicated sport.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Why PGA of America allowing shorts at practice rounds makes sense
Golfers: start working on those leg tans.
5 reasons to make the trip to Diamante
If Cabo San Lucas is not on your list of golf destinations, it probably will be after you learn about Diamante. The resort-private community boasts 36 holes for spectacular seaside golf – with one course being ranked No. 1 in Latin America and the second designed by Tiger Woods.