PGA News Archive

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Check out Andrew 'Beef' Johnston's amazing house (or is it?)
Andrew "Beef" Johnston is stealing the hearts of golf fans worldwide with his everyman attitude. But is it all too good to be true? A few seconds into this fantastic video by the European Tour that was posted today, we thought: perhaps it is.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
CBS Sports to air 'Road to the PGA Championship', 'PGA Championship Preview'
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– The PGA of America’s annual CBS Sports Special, “Road to the PGA Championship,” relates several inspirational stories heading into the 98th PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club, in Springfield, New Jersey, including those of
2016 PGA of America National Award recipients announced
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Cary Cozby, the PGA Director of Golf at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been named the 63rd recipient of the PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Gareth Bale's amazing juggling skills
International soccer star Gareth Bale has been a little busy this summer.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Jack Nicklaus says Mickelson/Stenson showdown better than 'Duel in the Sun'
The 1977 Open Championship at Turnberry will forever be remembered as the "Duel in the Sun."
Must-see: Bubba Watson, Oakley introduce 'Bubba's Jetpack'
Despite its incredible health benefits, walking on the golf course is just so 10 years ago. Technology, folks! Get with the times! Sure, golf carts are OK, but they're old-fashioned. You need something to roam the links in style.
Lightning strike leaves mark on Iowa practice green
"The good Lord would never disrupt the best game of my life." Those are among the fateful final words from the Bishop in "Caddyshack" moments before being struck by lightning in a biblical storm as he was in the midst of the round of his life.
Sunday, July 17, 2016
Phil Mickelson falls just short at Royal Troon
TROON, Scotland — Now, Phil Mickelson knows how Jack Nicklaus felt that day at Turnberry. Sometimes, you're just not good enough. Even when you play your best.
Henrik Stenson dedicates Open win to friend who died of cancer
TROON, Scotland -- Henrik Stenson ended his winner's speech on the 18th green at Royal Troon by dedicating his first major title to a close friend who died of cancer the day before the British Open started.
Henrik Stenson outduels Mickelson in The Open Championship
TROON, Scotland -- Henrik Stenson kept hitting the best shots of his life, one after another, because there was no other way to beat Phil Mickelson in a British Open duel that ranked among the best in golf.
British Open: 5 things we learned on a dramatic Sunday at Royal Troon
1. We witnessed a historic duel Coming into the day five clear of their nearest competitiors, Sunday was set up as a two man race between Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson.
British Open: Henrik Stenson walks in 51-foot birdie putt
Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson have been battling in one of the greatest golf duels in history today at Royal Troon. It's been like watching two prize fighters go at it.
British Open: Thomas Pieters angrily snaps, tosses golf club
Bo Jackson probably blushed when he saw this one.
British Open: Phil Mickelson gives kiss to Claret Jug before first tee shot
Phil Mickelson has a chance today to become just the third player in 30 years to win six major championships.
British Open: Jamie Donaldson 'goes swimming' in gorse bush
If you're going to play golf at the highest level, it sure makes things easier if you have a sense of humor.
Golf's new cult hero: Andrew 'Beef' Johnston
Englishman Andrew Johnston -- better known as "Beef" -- has quickly become a golf cult hero.
Saturday, July 16, 2016
It's Stenson vs. Mickelson for the Claret Jug
TROON, Scotland (AP) — Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson went toe-to-toe for four hours Saturday in the British Open, trading pivotal par saves and four lead changes in the cold wind and occasional rain at Royal Troon.
British Open: 5 things we learned on moving day at Royal Troon
1. It's a two man race Even though Phil Mickelson shot a 63 in the first round and Henrik Stenson fired a 65 in the second, it still felt like it could be anyone's tournament to win coming into Saturday.
British Open: Andrew "Beef" Johnston moves into top five after hole-out
Just hours after posting the greatest Instagram video in the history of the app, Andrew "Beef" Johnston found himself in contention at the Open Championship.
British Open: Protracer of wayward Rory McIlroy shot, ensuing club toss
Like a lot of players this week, Rory McIlroy was on the wrong end of the draw at Royal Troon in the 145th Open Championship. But, just as you'd expect, he's been grinding away nonetheless.