PGA News Archive

Saturday, August 06, 2016
Pebble Beach: MLB-best Chicago Cubs play 18 holes at famous course
The Chicago Cubs are in Oakland to take on the Athletics this weekend, and baseball’s best team decided to hit the links on its off day.
Pebble Beach: MLB-best Chicago Cubs play 18 at famous course
The Chicago Cubs are in Oakland to take on the Athletics this weekend, and baseball’s best team decided to hit the links on its off day.
Jesper Parnevik was a PGA Tour fashion pioneer
Jesper Parnevik shot a 3-under 69 on Friday in the first round of the 3M Championship at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine. That has him sitting in a tie for 20th place, four shots behind leader Glen Day.
Jerry Kelly in position to win one more PGA Tour event
CROMWELL, Conn. -- At 49 years old, tournament golf can be an uphill battle. So it was for Jerry Kelly yesterday, although you'd never know it from looking at the leaderboard at the Travelers Championship.
Digital Ally Open: Chris Smith has a chance to win a Tour event
It's been 19 years since 47-year-old Chris Smith won a Tour event. Nineteen long, at times painful, life-changing years.
Olympic trio hoping for big weekend at Travelers
CROMWELL -- While golfer Rickie Fowler marched in the Opening Ceremonies to represent the United States at the Summer Olympics in Rio, his three teammates were getting ready for a weekend of golf at the Travelers Championship.
Friday, August 05, 2016
Connecticut native Jerry Kelly shares Travelers lead
CROMWELL, Conn. — Jerry Kelly played off the emotion of what he considers a home crowd Thursday in the Travelers Championship, shooting a 6-under 64 for a share of the first-round lead with Vaughn Taylor and Andrew Loupe.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
2016 Junior PGA Championship
2016 JUNIOR PGA CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY UNDER ARMOUR AND GENESIS NETWORKS Dates: Aug. 9-12, 2016 Site: Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford, Rhode Island
Olympic golf: Travelers Championship a preview of Rio
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) -- Three-quarters of the U.S. men's Olympic golf team will be playing together in Connecticut this week.
41st Junior PGA Championship draws elite field to Rhode Island's Wannamoisett Country Club
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The 41st Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks – one of the elite events in junior golf – visits New England for the first time and will be contested at venerable Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford
Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO named supporting partner of National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – In a multi-year agreement, the PGA of America has named Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO a supporting partner of the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship, as well as a Supporting Partner of Golf Retirement Plus ® and a Prou
Junior PGA Championship set for Wannamoisett Country Club
As the calendar turns to the dog days of summer, competition amongst the nation’s elite juniors is just heating up – with plenty at stake. Competitors will vie for a coveted spot on the Junior Ryder Cup Team come Aug.
Nike to get out of golf equipment business
Nike is getting out of the golf equipment business, a surprising announcement Wednesday that is sure to send Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and other players searching for new clubs and golf balls next season.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Phil Mickelson doesn't need a victory to validate a good year
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is running out of time to validate what quietly has been a good year, minus only a victory. He is not running out of patience.
Inspirational Tommy Morrissey imitates pro golfer's swings
Tommy Morrissey is already a sensation.
Bubba Watson unveils patriotic shoes for Olympics
With all four majors of the season behind us, the focus of the golf world turns to pride for country with the Olympics this month and the Ryder Cup in September.
For Patrick Reed, Travelers is launch pad to Olympics in Rio
CROMWELL -- Patrick Reed, wearing a red shirt, blue pants and hat, and white shoes, proudly unveiled his USA Olympic golf bag at the Travelers Championship on Tuesday. In attire and spirit, he is all about the red, white and blue.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
PGA Championship: Jimmy Walker delivers on Butch Harmon's promise of a major
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jimmy Walker had champagne in his glass and the Wanamaker Trophy at his side. Still unopened is a bottle of Chateau Margaux that Butch Harmon has kept in his Las Vegas wine cellar for such a moment as this.
Monday, August 01, 2016
PGA Championship offers glimpse of golf's excitement for Ryder Cup
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- In muggy, sopping wet conditions, the 2016 PGA Championship offered up some of what's most exciting about golf right now. Right now. No Tiger. No hyped, pre-storylined rivalries.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Golf coach hits flop shot -- Happy Gilmore style -- over young man's head
This is one of the most dangerous trick shots we've ever seen.