PGA News Archive

Sunday, April 10, 2016
Ireland's Shane Lowry scores hole-in-one on Augusta National's par-3 16th
The green at the par-3 16th hole at Augusta National isn't an easy one. So, if you have the chance to avoid using the putter, take it. That's what Ireland's Shane Lowry just did in the final round of the Masters.
French amateur shows Tiger-like touch on Augusta National's par-3 16th hole
Romain Langasque, a French amateur golfer who made the cut in his first Masters, had an incredible bounce-back round on Sunday. Following a disappointing 11-over 83 in a brutal third round, Langasque fired a 4-under 68 -- 15 shots better -- on Sunday.
As marker, Augusta member Jeff Knox often plays Masters weekends
  AUGUSTA, Ga. – Must be nice to be Jeff Knox, to wake up on a Sunday morning, make the 3-mile drive from your Georgia home to your local golf club and head to No. 1 for your 9:45 a.m.
Saturday, April 09, 2016
Steph Curry practices his putting on court at Grizzlies game
  The Golden State Warriors were in Memphis Saturday night to take on the Grizzlies.
Smylie Kaufman a surprise Masters contender? Not to his family
Hideki Matsuyama near lead in quest to be first Japanese major champion
Lil Wayne congratulates Tom Watson on Twitter, Watson says thanks
  Man, talk about worlds colliding. After Tom Watson's emotional final stroll around Augusta National on Friday, he received a lot of congratulations, both IRL and on social media.
Jordan Spieth keeps Masters lead, late stumble opens gate for Sunday
At 58, Bernhard Langer is a Masters contender again after third-day 70
Winds vex players on all sides of Augusta National during third round
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Billy Horschel felt blown away.   His second shot Saturday on No. 15 at the Masters came to rest 10 paces onto the green.
Jason Day nails 69-foot putt for birdie, moving up leaderboard
While much of the talk these last two days has been centered on Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, world No. 1 Jason Day has been sort of the forgotten man. Well, he's making some noise on moving day.
Two eagle hole outs and one long eagle putt early on Masters Saturday
The wind is once again howling at Augusta National, so don't expect to see many (if any) low scores today. That doesn't mean we won't see some exceptional shots though. Here are three that stand out from the early third-round action.
Amateur Bryson DeChambeau says his play so far proves he belongs
  AUGUSTA, Ga. – Bryson DeChambeau was asked to put into perspective what his triple bogey on the 18th hole of Friday's second round of the Masters means to his chances of winning.   "I'm only four sho
March of time in clear evidence as players come and go from Masters
  AUGUSTA, Ga. – The sense of loss that dropped by this week at Augusta National was highlighted on Thursday when aging Arnold Palmer opted not to make a ceremonial swing of the golf club with fellow legends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player to start th
Charley Hoffman saves par with brilliant bunker hole out
Playing in the third round of the Masters on Saturday, Charley Hoffman appeared to be in some serious trouble at the par-4 seventh hole.
Sammy Schmitz soaking in every bit of Masters experience he can
  AUGUSTA, Ga. – Sammy Schmitz brought "Minnesota Nice" to Augusta National.   He brought Minnesota crowds, too.   Schmitz rebounded from his difficult back nine on Thur
Friday, April 08, 2016
Phil Mickelson shoots his worst Masters score as miscues pile up
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Phil Mickelson rolled a 22-foot birdie putt just below the hole at No.
Jordan Spieth hangs on to Masters lead, just ahead of Rory McIlroy
Ernie Els misses cut, but makes impressive comeback at Masters
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Ernie Els felt all eyes turn his way when he showed up at the Augusta National practice range early Friday morning.
Rory McIlroy roars back into thick of things in second round of Masters