PGA News Archive

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Rusty? Swing faster in practice to help create clubhead speed
When Jordan Spieth wanted to add more distance to his drives this season, he didn't make any modifications to his swing. Instead, he practiced swinging the club faster, trying to train his muscles to improve his clubhead speed.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Real Lies swing aid helps golfers practice real course conditions
  KUTZTOWN, Pa. – These two contraptions, which resemble a luge sitting side-by-side with a platformed skateboard, will revolutionize golf practice, Mark Csencsits told the curious at Sittler Golf Center.   Golfers
Bubba Watson and friends make an eagle in 23 seconds flat
  Remember the other day when we showed you a group of European Tour players who set a new Guinness World Record for playing the fastest par-5 hole ever?
Two bald eagles hatched on golf course are named after golf terms
  REDDING, Calif. – The two newest eaglets from Redding's famous bald eagle pair have been named.   Going with a theme consistent with where the two eagles were born, online voters overwhelmingly chose to name
Boulder Oaks Golf Club course ready for play after $6.2 million makeover
  ESCONDIDO, Calif. – Having just finished his round, the golfer was loading up his clubs into his car in the parking lot last week at the Boulder Oaks Golf Club.   "Let's keep this a secret," he said
Are GolfBoards the wave of future in golf? One writer gets on board
  POWAY, Calif. – A beginning surfer is humiliated often.   A novice skateboarder is bruised often.   A rookie snowboarder finds himself on his backside often. &nbs
Inaugural ImpactZone junior expo in Southwest Florida big success
  NAPLES, Fla. – Impact Zone Golf's first free junior golf expo was a hit last Saturday at Tiburon Golf Club.   More than 200 came to the expo to participate in clinics, hear from Impact Zone founder Bobby Clam
Like Hoffman, focus on the process
How did Charley Hoffman finally shake off his Sunday demons and win at TPC San Antonio?
Flying drones will deliver balls, snacks at golf course in Japan
The future is now, at least when it comes to delivering snacks to hungry golfers in Japan.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Juli Inkster no stranger to success in Seattle area as KPMG Women's PGA Championship nears
  DALY CITY, Calif. – Before most players on the LPGA Tour were born, Juli Inkster was laying the foundation for her legendary professional career, with the Seattle area front and center.   In 1982, as a senior at
Manuel de la Torre's passing leaves huge void in Wisconsin golf scene
  MILWAUKEE – One of the first things I did when I became the golf writer for The Milwaukee Journal in 1992 was to set up a meeting with legendary PGA Professional Manuel de la Torre, a man about whom I had heard so much.  
How much are Charley Hoffman's wedges worth?
  Charley Hoffman's victory at the Valero Texas Open didn't come out of nowhere.
Manuel de la Torre, the First PGA Teacher of the Year, passes at age 94
Manuel de la Torre, the first recipient of the PGA of America Teacher of the Year Award in 1986, passed away late Sunday evening in Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital, Lawliss Hospice Center in Mequon, Wisconsin, his family confirmed. He was 94.
Sunday, April 24, 2016
What's in the winners' bags for the week of April 24, 2016
  What equipment did Charley Hoffman and the week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Austin Eckroat wins 2016 Junior Invitational with putt on final hole
  Click here to return to our complete coverage of the 2016 Junior Invitational   GRANITEVILLE, South Carolina (April 23, 2
Friday, April 22, 2016
San Francisco Giants giving out Juli Inkster bobbleheads tonight
  Lots of golfers have thrown out first pitches at ballgames over the years.
Austin Eckroat extends lead in second round of Junior Invitational
  Click here to return to our complete coverage of the 2016 Junior Invitational   GRANITEVILLE, South Carolina (April 22, 2
PGA Tri-State Section executive director Darak retires
PITTSBURGH -- Dennis Darak always remembered the question he was asked when he was interviewing for the position of Executive Director of the Tri-State Section of the PGA of America.
2016 PGA Junior League Golf Championship Heads to Grayhawk
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Apr. 22, 2016) – The 2016 and 2017 PGA Junior League Golf Championships will be held at picturesque Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. This year’s Championship will be played Nov.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Can average golfers be like Bryson DeChambeau? And should they?
  SAN DIEGO – Golf is an enormously derivative game.   One club manufacturer inserts moveable weights into a driver and a bunch of companies follow.