PGA News Archive

Sunday, September 24, 2017
What is the best part about golf in the fall?
Fall is upon us, and though summer is peak golf season, there’s just something special about playing at this time of year. With fall officially beginning on Sept. 22, we asked our loyal PGA.com Facebook fans: what’s your favorite part about golf in the fall?
WATCH: Jordan Spieth is at it again with an eagle hole out at the Tour Championship
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!
A year later, a letter from Arnold Palmer continues to give 13-year-old golfer guidance
Plaistow's Jack Pepin knows as well as anyone how mentally trying of a sport golf can be at times.
Paul Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship
The best new golf balls for the 2017 golf season include new technologies, better materials, and advanced performance to help you feel more confident and lower your scores!
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Boo Weekley vs Andrew 'Beef' Johnston: See who wins this 40-yard 'dash'
There have been many athletes who have put up impressive times at the 40-yard dash. John Ross, now a rookie with the Cincinnati Bengals, put up the fastest 40 time ever at the NFL scouting combine at 4.22 seconds.
For 100-year-old Wisconsin man, shooting his age is no problem
WHITEHALL -- At 100 years old, Reynolds Tomter of Pigeon Falls attributes luck, attitude and civic-mindedness to his ongoing good health. A touch of golf doesn't hurt either.
Justin Thomas tied for Tour Championship lead as $10 million comes into view
ATLANTA — With two swings, Justin Thomas showed that every shot counts in the FedEx Cup, even at the season-ending Tour Championship.
Friday, September 22, 2017
Watch Pat Perez with hole-out eagle, great celebration at Tour Championship
Pat Perez is making his first career appearance at the Tour Championship this week and he sure is making the most of the opportunity. He knows the odds are long of him winning the FedEx Cup, but they get a little better with shots like this.
A matured Sergio Garcia brings new perspective to Tour Championship
Sergio Garcia used a driver, 3-wood, and an iron on the green after breaking his putter in Round 3 of the Dell Technologies Championship. While never advisable on the actual green, PGA Pro Lou Guzzi explains how to putt with a club other than a putter.
Justin Thomas, Rickie Fowler have been challenging Tiger Woods to putting contests
In his first blog post in months, Tiger Woods covered everything from the recent hurricanes, to his health, to the Presidents Cup and more.
With Masters theme song playing, Nick Faldo hits shots in Jim Nantz's backyard
Jim Nantz, lead play-by-play man for CBS Sports and longtime voice of the Masters, has a backyard that's a golfer's dream.
Minnesota golfers will be able to play year-round at planned TopGolf
A multimillion-dollar deal has been completed for the purchase of land in Brooklyn Center where a glitzy and high-tech all-season golf center is expected to open next year and start welcoming thousands of visitors and employing several hundred people.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Jhonattan Vegas shanks ball, sends fan flying off chair at Tour Championship
It's not often you see a shank in golf where there's someone on the hole more embarrassed than the person who actually clanked the hosel rocket. But, that's what happened at East Lake Golf Club on Thursday in the first round of the Tour Championship.
Story behind Boo Weekley's famous Ryder Cup bull ride
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was originally published in 2014. We're bringing it back today as it's the nine-year anniversary of Weekley's famous bull ride.
A high school golfer made 2 aces in 9 holes to defy 67 million to 1 odds
When his second hole in one fell Monday afternoon, Ben Tetzlaff fell to the ground, saying, "What the heck just happened?" A day later, the Parkland High golfer remained stunned.
That time a PGA Tour player three-putted to avoid a course record
Len Mattiace is a two-time PGA Tour winner, likely most well-known for firing a 7-under 65 in the final round of the 2003 Masters to play his way into a playoff.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Pat Perez feeling like 10 million bucks at first Tour Championship
ATLANTA (AP) — All 30 players who made it to the Tour Championship have a mathematical shot at the FedEx Cup and its $10 million prize. That includes Pat Perez, the No. 11 seed, who calculated his own odds of winning.
Ways the PGA Tour might change the FedEx Cup
Marc Leishman led wire-to-wire at BMW Championship for the biggest win of his career. PGA Professional Neil Lockie offers up a key to Leishman's success that every amateur player should remember when playing under pressure or with the lead.
Tiger Woods' tournament out at Congressional, looking for sponsor
ATLANTA (AP) — The tournament that Tiger Woods launched 10 years ago remained on next season's PGA Tour schedule. Still to be determined is where — and if — it is held.
9 of the greatest upsets in golf history
Everybody loves an underdog, right? Or, maybe you like, or dislike, when something that was supposed to happen in a golf tournament doesn't. Golf can be so unpredictable, even for those at the highest level of ability. But what's the greatest upset in golf history?