PGA News Archive

Friday, September 29, 2017
Jordan Spieth whiffs on attempted shot at Presidents Cup
File this one under: "It happens to all of us." Playing the par-5 ninth hole at Liberty National in Friday's fourballs session of the Presidents Cup, Jordan Spieth did something we've all done, but you'd never expect to see him do: he whiffed.
Junior golfers beat Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Jimmy Fallon on Tonight Show chipping challenge
While promoting the Presidents Cup earlier this week, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day appeared on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Before two of the world's best golfers came out onto the stage, Fallon introduced three of the best junior golfers in the world.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Bruce Smith sinks albatross to rescue round at Senior PGA Professional Championship
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – PGA Professional Bruce Smith of Frisco, Texas, is a rare golfer who finds as much joy in a well-placed kick in tae kwon do as he does in a timely shot on a golf course.
Mike Small fires a 65 to take early lead at Senior PGA Professional Championship
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – When University of Illinois Coach Mike Small is not guiding his team or on the recruiting trail, he’s still a big game hunter.
US takes early lead over International team at Presidents Cup
2013 National PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi breaks down how Justin Thomas' wedge game won him $10 million as FedexCup Champion.
Sam Saunders shoots 59 with PGA Tour card on the line
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sam Saunders, Arnold Palmer's grandson, shot a 12-under 59 on Thursday in the first round of the Tour Championship.
Escape trouble with the driver punch shot
2013 National PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi demonstrates how hitting a driver can be the right play when you need a low shot to escape trouble.
Dustin Johnson holes out from bunker, Matt Kuchar raises the roof
It's very early at the Presidents Cup, but so far the Americans look to be in total control in the matches, where they boast an overall record of 9-1-1.
How Justin Thomas' wedge game won him $10 million
2013 National PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi breaks down how Justin Thomas' wedge game won him $10 million as FedexCup Champion.
Rickie Fowler pitches in for remarkable birdie to square Presidents Cup match
We're less than an hour into the 2017 Presidents Cup and we already have fireworks. That's what these team competitions do.
John Daly opens steakhouse bearing the two-time major winner's name in Arkansas
Two-time major champion John Daly has officially opened "John Daly Steakhouse" in Conway, Arkansas. Daly announced the restaurant opening via his Twitter account earlier this week:
Phil Mickelson leads US for 23rd straight time in team event
Phil Mickelson is the voice of experience in team competition, and there's no comparison.
Tiger Woods back on the course in a cart, uncertain about future
Tiger Woods made it back from his fourth surgery in time for the Presidents Cup. Just not to play.
Britain's tallest man makes 35-inch putter look like a child's toy
The British Masters is going on this week on the European Tour. Before the tournament kicked off, there was a funny moment to come out of the pro-am.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Desert Mountain’s beauty set to challenge at Senior PGA Professional Championship
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Patience, defending champion Steve Schneiter says, is a golfer’s mental “extra club” in the bag before stepping to the tee Thursday to open the 29th Senior PGA Professional Championship at Desert Mountain.
Changing caddies: A statistical look at how it's worked… or not
Few saw it coming when Phil Mickelson and caddie Jim “Bones” Mackay parted ways in June after more than 25 years together. The two were one of the most successful and recognizable player/caddie duos in golf history.
2017 Senior PGA Professional Championship
Frank Esposito Jr. posted a 4-under-par 68, capped by chipping in for eagle from in front of the 18th green, to win the 29th Senior PGA Professional Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz.
Jason Dufner gave young fans, well, everything after Tour Championship final round
Fans love 2013 PGA Champion Jason Dufner. Though he carries himself as a seemingly carefree guy, he's clearly a tough competitor. You don't win a major without that fire.
Hall of Fame inductees describe their Hall of Fame shots
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Two putts, a 6-iron and an 11-wood.
American golf sees a resurgence of youth
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A few generations before Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas were even born, Ford Motor Co. put together a group of golfers known as the "Young Thunderbirds" to promote the rising stars on the PGA Tour.