PGA News Archive

Monday, September 12, 2016
Dustin Johnson grabs lead in final stretch bid to claim his first PGA of America Player of the Year award & Vardon Trophy
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Dustin Johnson, the reigning U.S. Open Champion and winner of last weekend’s BMW Championship, has taken the lead in the race for the PGA of America Player of the Year Award and the Vardon Trophy.
41st Junior PGA Championship Highlight Show comes to Golf Channel on Sept. 14
Golf Channel will air the 41st Junior PGA Championship Highlight Show beginning Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 8:00 p.m. ET. The program features profiles of several participants as well as special moments from one of the country’s premier junior events.
Arlington golf pro sets world record for longest usable golf club
ARLINGTON -- New Yorker Ashrita Furman has set more than 500 Guinness World Records, from walking the fastest mile with a milk bottle balanced on his head to playing the most games of hopscotch in an hour.
Bryson DeChambeau earns PGA Tour card with victory
BEACHWOOD, Ohio (AP) -- Bryson DeChambeau won the Tour Finals-opening DAP Championship on Sunday to wrap up a PGA Tour card for next season.
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Dustin Johnson polishes off a dominant victory
CARMEL, Ind. (AP) -- Powerful off the tee and relentless with the putter, Dustin Johnson didn't give anyone much of a chance Sunday by closing with a 5-under 67 to win the BMW Championship by three shots and move to the top of the FedEx Cup.
How would you fare on a pro par-3?
When we're watching the pros play golf on TV, one thing we know is that we wouldn't fare very well on those endless yard par-5's. We don't even want to think about trying those 550-yard par-4's.
Cellphone light helps college golfer finish in darkness
Some golf tournaments don't allow cellphones on their premises. If that were the case during The Rod Myers Invitational at Duke University Golf Club, then we wouldn't have had this dramatic finish.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
5 things to watch this weekend at the BMW
CARMEL, Ind. — Roberto Castro kept pouring in birdies and expanding his lead in the BMW Championship until he finished with another 7-under 65 and led by as many as five shots as the other players at Crooked Stick were finishing their rounds.
Friday, September 09, 2016
Jordan Spieth bounces back from double bogey with chip-in eagle
Jordan Spieth is a short-game wizard.
Phil Mickelson executes incredible shot from behind railroad ties
Phil Mickelson wasn't about to get railroaded by some railroad ties on the par-3 sixth hole at Crooked Stick in the first round of the BMW Championship on Thursday.
Thursday, September 08, 2016
How spectacular are these Phil Mickelson instructional video clips?
Phil Mickelson, who will make his 11th consecutive start for Ryder Cup USA in just a few weeks at Hazeltine, has always been a fan favorite.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Why everybody talks to golf balls that don't listen
I do it. So do you. Jordan Spieth, oh boy does he ever. There’s no cause for pride or shame.
Tiger Woods announces he hopes to play 2016-17 PGA Tour season-opening event
The wait is over... we think.
PGA Professional plays 400 holes in 24 hours to raise money for Folds of Honor
PGA Professional Jimmy McMullen, from Triad, N.C., played more golf on Sunday and Monday of this week than most people will play all year.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Jason Day holds slim lead in bid for his first PGA of America Player of the Year Award, Vardon Trophy
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Sept. 6, 2016) – Jason Day, the World No.1-ranked player and a three-time winner this season, holds a narrow lead in the race for the PGA of America Player of the Year Award and the Vardon Trophy.
Monday, September 05, 2016
Rory McIlroy wins Deutsche Bank Championship
NORTON, Mass. — A new putting coach. A new putter. The old Rory McIlroy.
Sunday, September 04, 2016
Watch European stars face off with hickory clubs
A lot has been made about the advancements in technology in golf, and the impact they have had on the relative talent level of today's players. Allow me to summarize: modern technology helps.
Saturday, September 03, 2016
5 things to watch this weekend
NORTON, Mass. — Ryan Moore can't remember the last time he played six straight weeks on the PGA Tour. It's working so well, he might consider doing it more often.
Phil Mickelson on a mission
NORTON, Mass. — Phil Mickelson rarely feels this much urgency when the majors are over. Not because of the Ryder Cup. Not even because of the $10 million bonus for winning the FedEx Cup.
Friday, September 02, 2016
Phil Mickelson pulls off insane flop shot at TPC Boston
Phil Mickelson has long been the undisputed "King of the Flopshot." That said, what the five-time major champion did on the 18th hole at TPC Boston in the first round of the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday was just absurd.