PGA News Archive

Saturday, July 18, 2015
Moneyball Golf: Distance or Short Game?
Every week on the PGA Tour, the subject of distance is explored.  The big hitters are the gods of the fairway, as the rest of us dream dreams of taking two less clubs into the green.  Because of the fascination with distance, it seems we all worship at the long-distance altar. 
Picking the Right Playing Partners
Golf is a time-consuming game that makes it all the more important to pick the right playing partners. No wants to get stuck with a dud who isn’t fun and can’t help them in their business.
Saturday Notebook: Perfect storm hits Old Course at St. Andrews
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – Open Championship officials found themselves in the perfect storm amid the storms that hit the Old Course at St.
PGA Apprentice cards a 59
SPOKANE, Wash. -- Eight birdies, three eagles, six pars, one bogey. That's how one writes 59 -- a magic number in golf -- on a scorecard.
After 10-hour wait for wind, Dustin Johnson leads Open Championship
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – Even with 155 years of history, the Open Championship can still serve up some strange twists at St.
Tiger Woods misses cut again, 76-75 is his worst Open showing
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – Tiger Woods at least enjoyed that familiar walk over the Swilcan Bridge and up the 18th fairway Saturday at St.
Hole-in-one: England's Daniel Brooks aces 11th hole at St. Andrews
Putting hasn't been fun today at St. Andrews during the weather-plagued second round of the Open Championship. Early in the day -- before an over 10-hour delay -- balls were blowing off the greens. The best way to get around that? Don't putt.
IOC President urges golfers to stay in Olympic Village during Rio Games
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Open Championship to have first Monday finish since 1988
Weather has not been cooperative at St. Andrews this week. As a result, the Open Championship will see its first Monday finish since 1988 at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.
Latest news and notes from Day 3 at the Open Championship
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – The Latest from the 144th Open Championship on the Old Course at St. Andrews (all times local):   9:18 p.m.: Finally!
Wind blows Louis Oosthuizen's ball on St. Andrews green
One of the many aspects that makes the Open Championship one of the tournaments of the year is the fact that -- in most cases -- the players will endure weather conditions they don't see most of the year.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Tom Watson crosses Swilcan Bridge for final time, capping Open career
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Tom Watson closed out his Open Championship career with his worst score ever at St. Andrews.
Adam Scott still annoyed by the Open that got away
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Adam Scott should be over it by now. C'mon, he's got a green jacket! But the laid-back Aussie just can't let it go, the way he threw away that Open Championship at Lytham in 2012 by bogeying the final four holes.
Emiliano Grillo leads RBC Canadian Open over Day and Watson
  OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) – Emiliano Grillo of Argentina shot a bogey-free 8-under 64 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the RBC Canadian Open.   Jason Day, coming off a tie for fourth Monday in the Open Ch
Friday Notebook: A rainy way to start the second day at St. Andrews
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – Steve Williams was on the Old Course early Friday to check the pin positions for the second round.
Dustin Johnson still leads as second round of Open halted by darkness
  ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – The grand pursuit of Jordan Spieth, redemption for Dustin Johnson, the mystery that has become Tiger Woods. It all came to a momentary halt Friday in the gloaming of St.
Early lead gives DJ shot of momentum at Open Championship
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- When last we heard from Dustin Johnson he was three-putting the 72nd hole at Chambers Bay from 15 feet to lose the U.S. Open by a shot.
Danny Lee puts early Friday conditions at St. Andrews in perspective
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When life gives you rains of biblical proportions at St. Andrews, be like Danny Lee and make funny Twitter videos.
Rain at 2015 Open Championship vs. 2014 PGA Championship
In the spirit of #FlashbackFriday, the morning rain delay at the second round of the Open Championship reminded us of another massive rainstorm that delayed play during a major: the storm that disrupted play during the final round of the 2014 PGA Championship. 
Latest news and notes from Day 2 at the Open Championship
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) – The Latest from the 144th Open Championship on the Old Course at St. Andrews (all times local):