PGA News Archive

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Frank Bensel records seventh career ace to open Assistant PGA Professional Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla – Three-time Champion Frank Bensel of Purchase, New York, recorded his seventh career hole-in-one Thursday in the opening round of the 41st National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship.
5 great golf course moments in 2017
Throughout the course of a golf season, there are countless great moments. Most of them aren't caught on camera, but -- lucky us -- some of them are. Here's a look at five of our favorite moments from 2017 on the golf course.
Jacquelyn Endsley named Championship Director for the 2018 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA of America has named Jacquelyn Endsley as Championship Director of the 2018 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, which will be held June 26-July 1 at Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer, Illinois.
Millennium Falcon spaceship from Star Wars spotted near golf course in England
Hey, Star Wars fans -- you won't believe this one.
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
PGA HOPE - Helping Our Patriots Everywhere
PGA HOPE introduces our Nation’s heroes to golf, and has a positive impact on their lives.
PGA REACH announces inaugural PGA National Day of HOPE on Nov. 11
PGA HOPE introduces our Nation’s heroes to golf, and has a positive impact on their lives.
Ryder Cup and PGA Championship coming to The Olympic Club
The PGA of America and The Olympic Club are proud to announce that the 2032 Ryder Cup and 2028 PGA Championship are coming to the famous course in San Francisco that will no doubt be much anticipated and tremendous events for global audiences.
Top 9 animal encounters on the golf course in 2017
Isn't it great to get outdoors, especially when it means a trip to the golf course? While you're out there, it's a certainty that you're going to encounter wildlife of some kind.
PGA of America to host 2028 PGA Championship, 2032 Ryder Cup at The Olympic Club
The PGA of America and The Olympic Club are proud to announce that the 2032 Ryder Cup and 2028 PGA Championship are coming to the famous course in San Francisco that will no doubt be much anticipated and tremendous events for global audiences.
Phil Mickelson geared toward winning a Ryder Cup in Europe
Phil Mickelson has more than just an elusive U.S. Open title on his mind for 2018. He wants desperately to be on another Ryder Cup team, and he's willing to add tournaments to his schedule if that's what it takes.
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Jack Nicklaus reveals letter he sent to announce professional status 56 years ago
Can you imagine a professional golf world without the game's winningest major champion of all-time, Mr. Jack Nicklaus?
Monday, November 06, 2017
Here's how to wrap a hook shot around a tree to save a stroke like Patrick Cantlay did to win the Shriners Open
See how Patrick Cantlay hit a fantastic shot from behind a tree to win Shriners Hospital for Childrens Open in the second playoff hole, with advice from PGA Professional Lou Guzzi.
Charley Hoffman to donate nearly $100K to Vegas Fund
Charley Hoffman stepped up big time.
Patrick Cantlay: From behind a tree to win Shriners Open
See how Patrick Cantlay hit a fantastic shot from behind a tree to win Shriners Hospital for Childrens Open in the second playoff hole, with advice from PGA Professional Lou Guzzi.
Sunday, November 05, 2017
Patrick Cantlay wins Shriners Open in playoff
LAS VEGAS — Patrick Cantlay won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday in a playoff for the first victory in a PGA Tour career mostly derailed by a severe back injury.
WATCH: Justin Thomas honored at Alabama game with Wanamaker Trophy
Justin Thomas shot an impressive final round 68 at Quail Hollow Club to erase a five shot deficit and capture the PGA Championship, his first major championship win.
Justin Rose wins Turkish Airlines Open for back-to-back titles
ANTALYA, Turkey — Justin Rose made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Turkish Airlines Open by a shot on Sunday for his second straight title on the European Tour, moving him close to fellow Englishman Tommy Fleetwood in the Race to Dubai standings.
Saturday, November 04, 2017
Beau Hossler, J.J. Spaun share lead in breezy Las Vegas
Beau Hossler and J.J. Spaun shared the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open lead Saturday after another breezy day at TPC Summerlin.
Friday, November 03, 2017
PGA of America extends contract of CEO Pete Bevacqua through 2024
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Nov. 3, 2017) – The PGA of America today announced the extension of CEO Pete Bevacqua’s contract through December 2024. Bevacqua has served as CEO since November 2012, and his current contract was set to expire at the end of 2021.
Uphill Lie: How to Play it like the Pros
Get instruction on how to play the golf ball off an uphill lie from PGA Professional Charles Frost.