PGA News Archive

Friday, June 16, 2017
US Open 2017: Paul Casey makes 5 straight birdies to stay in hunt
Laird Small, Dir. of the Pebble Beach Golf Academy, explains how hybrids are designed to help your game and demonstrates the proper way to hit them in several different situations.
WATCH: Si Woo Kim hits driver off the deck at US Open
David Donatucci, Director of Fitness for the PGA of America, demonstrates some exercises that can benefit your hip and shoulder turn.
Bemidji pro Mackedanz heads to PGA Professional Championship
Improve your swing mechanics and body turn, even in the off-season, with this simple instruction from PGA Professional Sandy LaBauve.
US Open 2017: Rickie Fowler's record-tying round highlights Day 1 at Erin Hills
The best new irons for the 2017 golf season include new technologies, better materials, and advanced performance to help you feel more confident, dial in your needs, and lower your scores!
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Pilot injured when blimp goes down near US Open
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — A small blimp crashed near the U.S. Open on Thursday, seriously injuring the pilot and grabbing the attention of fans and golfers alike as they watched the fiery, smoking craft fall from the sky into an open field.
Brooke Henderson's 63 gives her early lead at Meijer LPGA Classic
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Brooke Henderson shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday to top the star-packed leaderboard in the Meijer LPGA Classic.
Ernie Els back in contention at the US Open 20 years later
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The years since his last U.S. Open title have "gone like that," Ernie Els said, as he snapped his fingers and laughed.
Henrik Stenson sinks 152-yard eagle at US Open
Henrik Stenson didn't have a front nine to remember. Sitting at four over after struggling to five bogeys in his first nine holes, Stenson wasted little time to make the back nine more memorable.
WATCH: Rory McIlroy drives the green, makes eagle at US Open
Joe Plecker, PGA Director of Instruction at Baltimore Country Club instructs on how to hit a draw or a fade, depending on what the hole calls for.
WATCH: Paul Casey chips in for eagle to start US Open
Learn how to improve your chipping off tight lies around the green from PGA Professional Kellie Stenzel, who offers simple instruction for hitting this key shot during your round.
Rickie Fowler makes 632-yard hole look easy at US Open
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a tip to help you understand how hard you should swing your driver
PGA pro John Pillar, Sr. getting a second shot at Senior US Open
Most golfers don't get a mulligan. But 20 years after he played in the United States Open at Congressional Country Club, John Pillar Sr. is getting another shot.
WATCH: Hideki Matsuyama makes impressive eagle from fairway at US Open
The rough and fescue is tough to get out of at Erin Hills. The U.S. Open greens are slick and will test even the best of putters this week.
PGA Professional Bob Ford earned the USGA's Bob Jones award and was named honorary starter for as long as he likes
You're in a greenside bunker with not much room to work with. You need to hit a flop shot from the sand, one of the hardest shots in golf. PGA Professional Mitch Lowe shows how to master this high-flying, soft-landing shot.
The US Open is no longer an amateur's game
The best new irons for the 2017 golf season include new technologies, better materials, and advanced performance to help you feel more confident, dial in your needs, and lower your scores!
Brad Dalke makes U.S. Open debut after clinching NCAA title
You probably knock a few putts around the practice green before you go play, but are you really preparing properly? PGA Professional Matt Hilton shows how to get your eyes, and your hands, ready for your round.
Davis Love III caddying for son Dru at U.S. Open this week
Get your child or youth started playing golf and help them love it for life by following some key steps from PGA Professional Don Law.
Phil Mickelson withdraws from the U.S. Open
The best new wedges for the 2017 golf season range from new technologies, better materials, and advanced performance to help you lower your scores!
Why the 18th hole at Erin Hills could be a US Open history maker
TOWN OF ERIN -- It's a 675-yard trek due east, toward the majestic twin spires of Holy Hill in the distance and, as the 117th U.S. Open concludes, toward history.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
A closer look at Erin Hills Golf Club, site of 117th U.S. Open
You're in the fairway and 100 yards from the green. Now what's the best strategy for easily getting your ball close to the pin? PGA Professional Billy Ore offers some great strategy and technique for executing the right shot.