PGA News Archive

Monday, June 27, 2016
PGA member Brian Keane's dream comes true tonight on American Ninja Warrior
He’s a New Jersey PGA Section member by day…and an “American Ninja Warrior” contestant by night.
British Open spot will be offered to Barracuda Championship's leading finisher
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — A spot in the British Open will be offered to the leading finisher in this week's Barracuda Championship.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Brett Favre visits Wisconsin PGA Tour Champions event
Rumor has it there was a golf tournament going on at University Ridge on Saturday. A good one, too, with low scores, a crowded leaderboard and even a hole-in-one.
PGA Junior League Golf catching on
The question always gets raised, "how do we get kids interested in golf?" But lost in all the gimmicks is the most effective method: actually putting kids out on the golf course and letting them play.
Hurley has lead, focus and thoughts of his father at Quicken Loans National
BETHESDA -- As he made the long walk from the ninth green to the 10th tee Saturday at Congressional Country, Billy Hurley III noticed the security detail following him as the third-round leader of the Quicken Loans National.
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Protracer charts Jon Rahm's shank at Quicken Loans National
Justice: Damage 'unbelieveable'
"Unbelievable" was a word Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice couldn't stop uttering as he described flood damage sustained in Greenbrier County, his resort property and all throughout the Mountain State.
Ernie Els' slam dunk eagle
It may only be Saturday, but I've already found your shot of the week.
Greenbrier cancelled due to flooding
Due to the extreme flooding in the West Virginia area, the Greenbrier Classic scheduled for July 7-10 has been cancelled.
1904 Olympic gold medals on display at World Golf Hall of Fame and Museum
The World Golf Hall of Fame and Museum not only has on display a priceless piece of golf history, but of Olympic history. And it wasn't easy to obtain.
Friday, June 24, 2016
Bubba Watson's new all-black custom Jeep
Bubba Watson has made one thing pretty clear during his PGA career: he likes cool vehicles.
Bernhard Langer getting better with age
In introducing Bernhard Langer at his American Family Insurance Championship news conference on Wednesday, PGA Tour Champions spokesman Dave Senko noted that Langer was having a "pretty good year so far."
5 golf books to put on your summer must-read list
The late George Plimpton once theorized that the smaller the ball, the better the book.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Toddler gets creative with golf practice
How young is too young to start your kids on golf? One 16-month-old toddler has decided he's going to start himself, and has gotten creative in his practice methods.
Suzy Whaley back on familiar ground at Hartford Women's Open
Suzy Whaley congratulated competitors and spoke with friends and fans behind the 18th green at Keney Park Golf Course in Hartford on Sunday.
Check out Ken Griffey Jr.'s sweet golf swing
Ken Griffey Jr. is known to have one of the sweetest swings in baseball history.    
Jason Day talks Tiger Woods, fitness at PGA Championship Media Day
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- Jason Day figures he's 12 to 18 months from peaking physically. That according to his new trainer and the annual body scans he undergoes.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Tiger Woods says he is making progress in return to golf
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Tiger Woods said he is making progress in his rehab but still won't put a timetable on when he'll return to competitive golf.
Family tries to play every mini-golf course in Wisconsin
Many people have gone on golfing trips before, but I don't think there's ever been one quite like this. Many have done family road trips, but this one may top them all.
Troy Merrit returns to defend title at Tiger Woods' Quicken Loans National
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Troy Merritt is the defending champion at the Quicken Loans National, but that doesn't mean he gets friendly vibes from the golf course.