PGA News Archive

Sunday, February 26, 2017
Sprinklerhead swallows Rickie Fowler's putt from off green
Hopefully the rest of Rickie Fowler's day at PGA National goes better than his fourth hole. Attempting to putt uphill from off the fourth green, Fowler's ball came to an abrupt stop when a sprinklerhead on the fringe swallowed the golf ball. Check it out:
Alligator spooks NHL star during round with Jesper Parnevik
Erik Karlsson is the captain and a defenseman for the the Ottawa Senators. He also likes to play golf.
Jhonattan Vegas aces first hole of PGA National's 'Bear Trap'
The 15th hole at PGA National's Champion Course -- a par 3 -- is the start of one of the most difficult three-hole stretches in golf, affectionately known as "The Bear Trap."
Darren Fichardt wins rain-filled Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Darren Fichardt won the weather-affected Joburg Open with a 4-under 68 on Sunday for a 1-shot victory over Stuart Manley and Paul Waring in a tournament reduced to three rounds because of rain and a waterlogged course.
Bryson DeChambeau apologizes for comments made Friday about USGA
Bryson DeChambeau made headlines late in 2016 and early in 2017 for experimenting with a side-saddle putting stroke.
Amy Yang wins LPGA Thailand by five strokes
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) -- Amy Yang rarely wavered with a big lead during the final round of the Thailand LPGA tournament, shooting a 4-under 68 to win by five strokes Sunday.
Jason Day withdraws from WGC-Mexico Championship
The World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship, which tees off this Thursday, will be without World No. 2 Jason Day.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Rickie Fowler opens up 4-stroke lead at Honda Classic
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Winless in more than a year, Rickie Fowler finished strong Saturday for a 5-under 65 and built a four-shot lead going into the final round of the Honda Classic.
LPGA's Xiyu Lin celebrates 21st birthday with special hat
Hats on the golf course have taken on many different forms throughout the years. From the traditional curved brim, to the modern flat brim, there's plenty of styles that come through to tie an outfit together.
Amy Yang in control at rain-hit Honda LPGA Thailand
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang of South Korea had 10 birdies and an eagle in 31 holes on Saturday after round three of LPGA Thailand was suspended due to bad light.
Wesley Bryan hitting tricky shots, aiming for first PGA Tour win
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — This was not a trick. This was a PGA Tour event.
Friday, February 24, 2017
Ryan Palmer, Wesley Bryan share lead at Honda Classic
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with his golf game and at home.
WATCH: Shawn Stefani strips down to underwear to hit water shot
As we've seen throughout the first two rounds of the Honda Classic, PGA National isn't a course for the feint of heart. Whether it's the Bear Trap, or the equally tricky front nine "trap" of 5-6-7, the course can drive you to do some crazy things.
Watch Brooks Koepka snap driver during Honda Classic
PGA National's Champion Course is one of the toughest tests on the PGA Tour schedule, a test that is much harder to pass when tee shots aren't finding the fairway.
Ian Poulter 'on borrowed time' to retain PGA Tour card
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ian Poulter used to start every Monday by opening the link to the Official World Golf Ranking. It used to be satisfying. Now he doesn't even bother, and hasn't for the last 16 months.
Young man from Els for Autism shines as Honda Classic volunteer
PALM BEACH GARDENS -- Michael Fortes, 23, is one of roughly 1,750 volunteers that keep the Honda Classic running. But unlike most of the others, he is on the autism spectrum.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Wesley Bryan, Cody Gribble take early lead at Honda Classic
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — One reason Martin Kaymer enjoys the Honda Classic is because he doesn't feel as though he has to make a bunch of birdies. On such a serene Thursday at PGA National, that was required to keep pace.
Ariya Jutanugarn, Amy Yang shoot 66 to take lead at LPGA Thailand
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn and Amy Yang both shot 6-under 66 in the first round Thursday to take a share of the lead at the LPGA Thailand.
Paul Peterson shoots 62, leads Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — American golfer Paul Peterson birdied four of his last five holes to shoot a bogey-free 9-under 62 Thursday before play was suspended because of a waterlogged course in the first round of the Joburg Open.
Watch new Guinness World Record set for longest putt
What's the longest putt you've ever made? 30 feet? 60 feet? Guarantee it's not as long as the one you're about to watch.