PGA News Archive

Saturday, November 18, 2017
MIAA honors Emily Nash at Sportsmanship event
Lunenburg's Emily Nash was honored by the MIAA at its annual Sportsmanship Summit at Gillette Stadium, three weeks after her historic win defeating the boys in the Division 3 Central Massachusetts golf tournament.
Sung Hyun Park opens 3-shot lead in LPGA Tour Championship
NAPLES, Fla. — Golf felt so easy to Sung Hyun Park that only when she took out her card to catch up on her scores did she realize she had closed out the front nine with five straight birdies at the CME Group Tour Championship. Park kept right on attacking.
Bubba Watson flashes bright at Sea Island's RSM Classic
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA. — By Bubba Watson standards, 2016-17 was a lost season.
Beef tosses club at RSM classic, lets photographer keep it
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA. — Golf can drive even the most mild-mannered people crazy and the best players in the world are not immune to the frustrations.
Day 1 highlights from 2017 PGA Jr. League Championship
Check out all the action from the first day of the 2017 PGA Jr. League Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Friday, November 17, 2017
Georgia, New Jersey take early lead at PGA Jr. League Championship
Check out all the action from the first day of the 2017 PGA Jr. League Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.
A PGA Jr. League golfer’s journey from Rwanda to Scottsdale
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- For many golfers at the 2017 PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental, their journey from first picking up a golf club to arriving at Grayhawk Golf Club began a short drive from their home.
Austin Cook shoots 62 and takes lead at RSM Classic
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — PGA Tour rookie Austin Cook sank a 6-foot birdie putt on his final hole for an 8-under 62 and a one-shot lead going into the weekend at RSM Classic.
Tommy Fleetwood still fancies his chances against Justin Rose in Dubai
Tommy Fleetwood still fancies his chances for the tournament title as well as the Race to Dubai crown after bouncing back from a disappointing first round in the DP World Tour Championship with a second score of 65 at The Earth course on Friday.
WATCH: European Tour players test their skills on the "Two-Yard Fairway"
The European Tour is in Dubai this week, and the players are making the most of their environment.
Luke Donald withdraws from RSM Classic due to chest pains
Luke Donald, the 2011 PGA Tour player of the year and winner of five Tour events, was released from Southeast Georgia Hospital in Brunswick on Thursday after undergoing seven hours of tests following chest pains on Wednesday night that lasted into Thursday morning.
Defending champion Matthew Fitzaptrick leads by one stroke in Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Defending champion Matthew Fitzpatrick shot a second straight 5-under-par 67 to secure a one-stroke lead halfway through the European Tour's season-ending Tour Championship on Friday.
Chesson Hadley had to learn to forget in PGA Tour comeback
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA. — Chesson Hadley didn't get back to the PGA Tour until he found out how to have a short memory. Now, it looks like the Georgia Tech graduate is back to stay.
The 7 best golf parody songs of all time
With the American Music Awards taking place Sunday, it got us thinking. What's the best song about golf of all time?
Thursday, November 16, 2017
High Math, a Hole-In-One and 300-Yard Drives On Display at the PGA Jr. League Championship
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- What do math and golf have in common? Everything goes back to the number nine. More on this later…
Get to know Joshua Ryan, the PGA Jr. League long drive champion
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The skills competition to open the 2017 PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental brought out the best of the best performances from the 80 golfers in this year’s field.
Chris Kirk shoots a first-round 63 to take the lead at RSM Classic
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Chris Kirk holed an 18-foot putt for eagle on his final hole for a 9-under 63 and a one-shot lead Thursday in the RSM Classic. Kirk played the par 5s on the Plantation Course at Sea Island Golf Club in 5 under.
Why you should try out PGA Jr. League's team format
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- When you’re out on the course at a charity outing or playing a round with a bunch of your friends, there are many formats and games you can play instead of a straight stroke-play match. Fourball, best-ball scramble, stableford, etc.
Justin Rose has early advantage over Tommy Fleetwood in Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Justin Rose made the best start of the three players looking to become Europe's top player for 2017 at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai with a 6-under 66 Thursday.
Cancer survivor earns European Tour card at Q-School
TARRAGONA, Spain — A 6-foot-9 (2.06-meter) English golfer who battled leukemia for five years as a child has earned his first European Tour card after finishing birdie-birdie in the final day of the grueling six-round Q-School tournament on Thursday.