PGA News Archive

Friday, January 06, 2017
Ryan Moore, Justin Thomas share lead at Tournament of Champions
KAPALUA, Hawaii — The surf, the sun and endless views of island paradise can make the SBS Tournament of Champions feel like a working vacation. Ryan Moore and Justin Thomas were among those putting the emphasis on work at Kapalua.
Jordan Spieth makes 9 birdies, double and triple bogey in Maui
KAPALUA, Hawaii — Jordan Spieth made nine birdies Friday with the kind of round that should have put him in contention at the SBS Tournament of Champions. Except for two holes, he might have been.
Ben Hogan returned to golf from near-fatal car accident 67 years ago today
Today marks a special anniversary in the annals of golf history. On this day 67 years ago -- Jan. 6, 1950 -- Ben Hogan returned to competitive golf at the Los Angeles Open, 11 months after a near-fatal car accident.
Handicapping NFL QBs: Who has the best golf game?
The NFL is down to its final dynamic dozen, the 12 playoff teams that will battle to become Super Bowl LI champions. Who’s a golf fan to pick?
Jason Day isn't the only Australian competing at the Tournament of Champions
KAPALUA, Hawaii — The winners-only field at Kapalua features four Australians, which is not unusual. It's who they are. "Yeah, Jason, I'm surprised he's in here," Rod Pampling said with a laugh.
Davis Love III sidelined after snowboarding injury
Davis Love III, who captained Ryder Cup USA to victory at Hazeltine in October -- the team's first victory in the event since 2008 -- is expected to miss up to 12 weeks of action due to injury.
The PGA Tour pace of play is a question with no easy answers
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Asked why he got off to a slow start at the majors last year, Jason Day mentioned that he was going too fast.
Thursday, January 05, 2017
Jerry Tucker, Stu Ingraham win Quarter Center Championships, Bob Joyce wins Half Century
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Jan. 5, 2017) -- Jerry Tucker showed Thursday why he’s considered a short-game guru.
Tiger Woods to play four events in five weeks to start 2017
KAPALUA, Hawaii — After playing one tournament in 15 months, Tiger Woods feels good enough to schedule four events in five weeks that cover opposite sides of the country and the world.
Easy-going Dustin Johnson has already moved on from his huge 2016
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — For all his power and athleticism, Dustin Johnson doesn't get enough credit for his remarkable ability to quickly forget the past. That goes for the good times, too.
Jordan Spieth gets revenge on 12th at Augusta, 8 months later
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) -- Jordan Spieth hit 8-iron over the bunker on the 12th hole at Augusta National. He watched his 15-foot birdie putt tumble into the cup on the last turn, and he raised his arms in celebration. Too bad this was December.
Stu Ingraham, Jerry Tucker shoot 64s to lead Quarter Century Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Jan. 4, 2017) – Stu Ingraham and Jerry Tucker shot 64s Wednesday to lead their divisions after the first round of the Quarter Century Championship presented By Golf Advisor and PrimeSport at PGA Golf Club.
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
5 underrated golfers to watch out for in 2017
Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Jason Day, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson and more. They're the stars of the PGA Tour and, understandably as well as deservingly, steal most of the headlines. But, the Tour is pretty darned deep.
Tiger Woods will play Torrey Pines
Back in December, Tiger Woods announced he would be teeing it up in the Genesis Open at Riviera this February. As it turns out, that won't be his first PGA Tour start since a tie for 10th at the 2015 Wyndham Championship.
No. 18 at Kapalua could be one of the most fun holes in golf
One of the wildest holes in golf will be on display this week at Kapalua's Plantation Course, home of the PGA Tour's SBS Tournament of Champions. The hole we're talking about? The rollercoaster that is the 663-yard, par-5 18th.
PGA Tour: Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth headline marquee groups at Kapalua
After a month-and-a-half long layoff, the PGA Tour's 2016-17 schedule resumes this week in paradise -- the Plantation Course at Kapalua Resort on the Hawaiian island of Maui -- for the SBS Tournament of Champions.
Why World No. 1 Jason Day might shorten his swing in 2017
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) -- Jason Day would love nothing more than a long year, and that might start with a shorter swing.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Bubba Watson debuts pink Volvik golf ball at Kapalua
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) -- Bubba Watson gazed toward the blue Pacific on the first tee at Kapalua and unleashed a big drive with his pink golf ball. Next up likely will be a lime green ball. The two-time Masters champion is even thinking of a two-tone ball.
Monday, January 02, 2017
Jason Day signs multi-year apparel deal with Nike
A new year has brought new equipment for two of the top players in golf. On Saturday, it was reported that Rory McIlroy will move away from his Nike equipment beginning this month.
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Why 2017 will be the year you hit a hole-in-one
Some golfers spend their whole golfing lives waiting for that moment they get their first hole in one. Others get all the luck and get to brag they’ve hit multiple.