PGA News Archive

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Cindy Crawford drinks from Ryder Cup with Rickie Fowler
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.
How do you mark your golf ball?
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.
Bubba Watson will reportedly switch to Volvik golf ball
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.
Best of Jimmy Walker’s space photos this year
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.
Tiger Woods commits to play Genesis Open in February
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.
Gifts for Dad: Why Ryder Cup gear is the perfect present
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
Bob Sowards wins Event No. 5 of PGA Tournament Series
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.
Jack Nicklaus keeping busy building golf course in Turkmenistan
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.
9 of the best and worst trick shots of 2016
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?
2016's major champions and their major moments
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.
Phil Mickelson has second surgery to repair hernia
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
Brett Melton shoots 6-under 66, leads Event No. 5 of PGA Tournament Series
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.
Tiger Woods shows off new short course design
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.
New Zealand man plays record 237 holes of golf in 12 hours
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?
Distance study shows drives flying 1 percent farther since 2003
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.”
David Duval finds success again with family at his side
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
Duval, stepson Karavites win PNC Father/Son Challenge
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.
Greg Norman open to having men's/women's team event
One day, the Franklin Templeton Shootout could become like the JCPenney Classic. But it's not something immediately around the corner.
Arnold Palmer’s Masters trophy sells for $444k
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.
7 weirdest golf moments of the year
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.