PGA News Archive

Thursday, March 02, 2017
Michelle Wie opens with 66, takes 1-stroke lead at Singapore
SINGAPORE (AP) — Michelle Wie rolled in several clutch putts on Thursday and had six birdies in a 10-hole stretch to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the HSBC Women's Champions.
Miami's loss is Mexico's gain as World Golf Championship moves
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Miami's loss is Mexico's gain.
Become a complete golfer: Part 6, Equipment
Editor's note: This is the final installment of a six-part series with PGA Professional Rob Labritz, offering up tips on how you can become a complete golfer.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
USGA, Royal and Ancient modernize rules of golf
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the U.S.
Golf unveils a modern set of rules to make it faster and easier to play
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Golf's two governing bodies released a draft of modern rules Wednesday aimed at bringing common sense to what can be a complicated sport.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Why PGA of America allowing shorts at practice rounds makes sense
Golfers: start working on those leg tans.
5 reasons to make the trip to Diamante
If Cabo San Lucas is not on your list of golf destinations, it probably will be after you learn about Diamante. The resort-private community boasts 36 holes for spectacular seaside golf – with one course being ranked No. 1 in Latin America and the second designed by Tiger Woods.
Driver distance is going to be off the charts in Mexico this week
If you dig the long ball -- and, seriously, how doesn't? -- you're going to want to tune in to this week's WGC-Mexico Championship. At its highest point, Club de Golf Chapultepec reaches 7,835 feet above sea level. That's record altitude on the PGA Tour.
Dustin Johnson surprises young golfers at World Junior Golf Championships
Coastal Carolina alumnus Dustin Johnson, who took over the No. 1 spot in the Official World Golf Rankings following his win in the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club on Feb. 19, surprised players with his appearance prior to the Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship.
On this day in 1971, Jack Nicklaus won the PGA Championship
Forty-six years ago today -- Feb. 28, 1971 -- Jack Nicklaus won the PGA Championship at the original PGA National Golf Club (now known as BallenIsles Country Club (the East Course hosted the PGA Championship), just east of the current PGA National there in Palm Beach Gardens.
Phil Mickelson on 'Feherty' will be must-see TV
Golf Channel's "Feherty" premieres on March 6 at 9 p.m. ET. David Feherty's first guest for the new season is so good, the premiere is actually going to come in two parts.
Monday, February 27, 2017
Harbour Town bounces back from Hurricane Matthew devastation
As the grounds crew whipped around Harbour Town Golf Links on Monday, the effect from October's storm wasn't apparent.
Official World Golf Rankings
Here are the official World Golf Rankings through Feb. 26, 2017:
Arnold Palmer's shoes from 1958 Masters just sold for $66,000
How much would you pay for a pair of shoes worn -- and signed -- by Arnold Palmer, specifically a pair he wore on his way to winning the 1958 Masters, the first of his four Masters titles?
Check out this disc golfer's 368-foot ace
We interrupt our usual traditional golf coverage to give you a look at this extraordinary disc golf ace. During the Gentlemen's Club Challenge Presented by Innova in Henderson, Nevada, over the weekend, Paul McBeth threw his disc 368 feet and got nothing but basket.
The Masters is key to why some top players will skip the Dell Match Play
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The road to the Masters isn't what it used to be.
Golf tips: Tackling a difficult stretch of holes
Rickie Fowler had an impressive victory four-shot over the weekend in the Honda Classic on the PGA National Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Best New Wedges for 2017 Golf Season
The best new wedges for the 2017 golf season range from new technologies, better materials, and advanced performance to help you lower your scores!
2017 PGA Tour Tournament schedule
Here is the complete schedule of every tournament for the 2016-17 PGA Tour season.
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods' status is 'puzzling'
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Jack Nicklaus says he was "painting a picture" when he suggested after a practice round with Tiger Woods at the 1996 Masters that Woods had the game to win at least 10 green jackets.