PGA News Archive
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
By T.J. Auclair Rickie Fowler celebrated his 28th birthday on Tuesday. It's not a milestone birthday by any means, but it might just be the coolest of Fowler's life to date because of some hardware he had with him... the Ryder Cup Trophy.
By T.J. Auclair When it comes to putting an identifying mark on a golf ball, it can be as simple as a dot or line for putter alignment. Or, it can get a lot more elaborate.
By The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — Bubba Watson might be adding a pink golf ball to go with his pink driver — and a green ball for the Masters.
If you’ve spent some time on social media following guys on the PGA Tour, you’ll occasionally notice some out-of-this-world photos. Yes, there are some great photographers on tour, but we literally mean photos outside of the planet Earth.
By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods is returning to Riviera Country Club for the first time since 2006 to play the Genesis Open in February. He announced Tuesday that he will play in the event from Feb. 13-19 that benefits his foundation.
By T.J. Auclair Back in October, the U.S. won its first Ryder Cup since 2008, defeating the Europeans 17-11 at Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minn. It was a magical week that will be talked about for years to come.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
By Craig Dolch PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Bob Sowards was anxious to be playing in Event No. 5 of the PGA Tournament Series after losing a lead last Friday.
By Doug Ferguson ORLANDO, Fla. — Jack Nicklaus has been designing and building golf courses around the world for the last four decades, and most of his work has been overseas during the last 10 years. But his latest project in Turkmenistan is as intriguing as any of them.
By T.J. Auclair How do you feel about golf trick shots? Awesome? Played out? If you fall into the latter category, is it at least safe to say they're fun to watch in small doses?
By Doug Ferguson From 20 feet away, Dustin Johnson was just trying to hit the green. From 190 yards, he was going at the flag. Henrik Stenson made a 50-foot putt across the 15th green at Royal Troon and found as much value in the putt he made from 4 feet on the next hole.
By The Associated Press SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Phil Mickelson has had surgery for a sports hernia for the second time in three months and is not sure when he will play next.
Monday, December 12, 2016
By Craig Dolch PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Brett Melton’s scorecard got busy early Monday, then turned boring. Melton made only one par on the front nine, but he had five birdies, an eagle and two bogeys to turn the Dye Course at 5-under 31 at PGA Golf Club.
By Dan McDonald While Tiger Woods the golfer made headlines during his much anticipated return to competitive golf at the Hero World Challenge, his design company, TGR Design, is making news with the opening of a new course in Mexico.
By Dan McDonald To the average golfer, playing 18 holes in 4 hours can sometimes be taxing. Playing 36 holes in a day is considered to be a bit of a marathon. How about 237 holes in 12 hours?
By Dan McDonald It’s a question that gets asked by golfers and golf analysts often: Do the pros hit the ball too far? With courses far exceeding 7,000 yards and par 5s pushing well into the 600-yard range, many have answered that question with a resounding “yes.”
By Edgar Thompson Nick Karavites was 9 years old during the fall of 2003 when he first met golfer David Duval, his mom's new boyfriend. A former world No. 1 and British Open champion, Duval did not need any introduction.
Sunday, December 11, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — David Duval and stepson Nick Karavites shot a 10-under 62 on Sunday to win the PNC Father/Son Challenge by a stroke.
By Greg Hardwig One day, the Franklin Templeton Shootout could become like the JCPenney Classic. But it's not something immediately around the corner.
By Dan McDonald One lucky golf fan with a bunch of money to spend this holiday season is the winner of the auction of Arnold Palmer’s Masters trophy.
By Matt S. Craig The word "weird" is hard to define. It's really something that you just know when you see. Golf is a game that brings out the best, worst, and weirdest in all of sports. Here's the best 2016 had to offer.
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