PGA News Archive

Friday, November 11, 2016
Former President George H.W. Bush's golf equipment sold at auction
BOSTON — A set of golf items that once belonged to former President George H.W. Bush has sold at auction for $30,000.
Bernhard Langer wrapping up "fantastic" season on Champions Tour
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Bernhard Langer would have wrapped up the Charles Schwab Cup long ago under the old format. Instead, he has only a small lead and is one of five players who can take the season title with a victory Sunday in the PGA Tour Champions finale.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Chris Kirk shoots 8-under 63 to take lead at Mayakoba
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Chris Kirk shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Kirk had four birdies on each nine in his bogey-free round on Mayakoba's Greg Norman-designed El Camaleon course.
Watch pack of mongooses swarm green at European Tour event
We've seen a fair amount of nature on the golf course this fall as the various golf tours have traveled around the world.
Jack Nicklaus watched the Ryder Cup on his phone at NFL game
NEW YORK -- Jack Nicklaus is considered by many to be the greatest golfer who ever lived. Given his 73 PGA Tour titles, including 18 major championship victories, it'd be hard to argue otherwise.
PGA of America National Award Winner Matt Brown elected Mayor of Gearhart, Oregon
NEW YORK – Call him Mayor Matty! It’s actually Mayor-elect, Matty, at least until December, when PGA Professional Matt Brown is sworn into office.
Paul Levy 'prepared' for new role as PGA of America President
Paul Levy ‘prepared’ for new role as PGA of America President
Cary Cozby, Mike Adams lead 2016 PGA of America National Award winners
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2016) – PGA Golf Professional of the Year Cary Cozby and PGA Teacher of the Year Mike Adams headlined an impressive contingent of PGA of America National Award recipients who were honored at the 100th PGA Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Nov.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Golf Q&A with Pro Football Hall of Famer Lynn Swann
NEW YORK – Pro Football Hall of Famer Lynn Swann is in the Big Apple this week for the 100th PGA Annual Meeting after serving two years as an Independent Director on the Association’s Board of Directors, a 21-member committee that manages the Association, interprets the constitutio
Americans struggle on LPGA Tour; PGA Tour brings back team event
It was only two years ago that Stacy Lewis won the LPGA Tour player of the year and captured the money title. That same year, Lexi Thompson won the Kraft Nabisco at age 19, and Michelle Wie finally broke through with her first major at the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst No. 2.
Robert Allenby back in Australia, aiming to keep focus on golf
SYDNEY — Robert Allenby has returned to Australia, aiming to revive his career after troubles on and off the golf course over the last two years.
Rickie Fowler to play golf with charitable Florida juniors
For star junior golfers Alec and Elle Nachmann, helping others comes as naturally as sinking a birdie putt.
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Titleist's 917 line quickly impressing PGA Tour pros
This article originally appeared in the October 2016 issue of PGA Magazine. Well, that didn’t take long.
PGA Professional brings golf to hospitalized children
This article originally appeared in the October 2016 issue of PGA Magazine.
The Majors 101: Where they are, when they are and what the top storylines will be
If you're a fan of professional golf, is there anything better than speculating about how the majors will unfold? Aside from actually watching those majors play out, I don't think so.
European Tour reminds players to yell 'fore'
Etiquette is an important part of golf. While some rules can be a bit annoying, others serve an important safety purpose. 
Tim Finchem steps down, Jay Monahan named new PGA Tour commissioner
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Tim Finchem officially retires at the end of the year as PGA Tour commissioner, ending more than two decades during which he expanded the tour's footprint around the world and saw prize money grow to nearly $300 million.
Jack Nicklaus reveals letter he sent to announce professional status 55 years ago
Can you imagine a professional golf world without the game's winningest major champion of all-time, Mr. Jack Nicklaus?
Monday, November 07, 2016
2016 PGA Annual Meeting
2016 PGA Annual Meeting Location: Grand Hyatt, New York City
10th Junior Ryder Cup highlight show debuts Nov. 9 on Golf Channel
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. — The United States’ fifth straight victory over Europe in the 10th Junior Ryder Cup at Interlachen Country Club will be showcased on Golf Channel beginning Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m. ET.