PGA News Archive

Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Masters 2017: Champions dinner will be all about Arnold Palmer
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Danny Willett's first Masters champions dinner is not going to be about Danny Willett at all, and that's fine with the defending champion.
PGA Champion Jimmy Walker hopes Masters' history is on his side
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- History suggests that Jimmy Walker could have a good Masters week.
Golf tips: How to play from tough lies, like pine straw
Many times throughout the 2017 Masters, you're going to see competitors hitting shots off of pine straw. In fact, two of the most memorable shots in Masters history were from pine straw.
Monday, April 03, 2017
Masters 2017: Memories of Arnold Palmer resonate at Augusta National
There is no tournament like the Masters, no place like the Augusta National Golf Club. History lurks through every valley, nostalgia oozes from each blade of finely manicured grass.
Social media reaction to Lexi Thompson's four-stroke penalty
By now, you've likely heard what a crazy Sunday night it was at the LPGA's first major of the season -- the ANA Inspiration. In case you missed it, here's a summary...
Golf tips: How to putt on fast greens
Lightning fast. It's like putting on glass. Putt on your hardwood floors. That's what they're like.
Sunday, April 02, 2017
Lexi Thompson assessed four-stroke penalty while leading ANA Inspiration
Lexi Thompson was in cruise control it seemed and on the way to her second major championship at the ANA Inspiration on Sunday. Through 12 holes, Thompson had a two-stroke lead.
In the Drive, Chip and Putt Finals, big smiles and long drives
Zachary Colön got a final bit of advice Sunday from his favorite player, two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson.
Henley rallies to win Houston Open, earn trip to Masters
HUMBLE, Texas (AP) -- Russell Henley no longer gets to take a week off, and he couldn't be happier. He's going to the Masters.
Is the 'flop shot catch challenge' really a thing?
The internet has its warts, I give you that, but you can't tell me that it doesn't also have some incredible benefits.
Angel Cabrera makes walk-off ace at Shell Houston Open
You always want to go into Masters week on a high note. I'm not sure how anyone could top what past Masters champ Angel Cabrera did on Sunday at the Shell Houston Open though... short of winning.
Zach Johnson brushed off chilly conditions to win 10 years ago at Augusta National
Being an Iowa boy, Zach Johnson will never mind playing golf in a little cold weather.
Saturday, April 01, 2017
19 PGA Junior League golfers ready to compete at Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals
With the golf season in full swing, we’re all getting ready to watch one of the new, great traditions in golf unfold – the Drive, Chip & Putt National Finals.
US Mid-Amateur champ Stewart Hagestad ready for the Masters
Breakfast was served at Big Canyon Country Club, where Stewart Hagestad sat, ate and talked about his amateur golf life mostly in a self-effacing tone as his biggest date with the game approached.
Masters Tournament: Does early-year success lead to a green jacket?
As we enter the home stretch of tournaments leading up to the Masters Tournament in April, there will be a lot of talk about how a win could jumpstart a player and give them the momentum needed to capture the green jacket.
Sam Kodak, Braden Miller ready for their Drive, Chip and Putt moments at Augusta
Sam Kodak has had his moment at Augusta National Golf Club before. Braden Miller has not. But both Naples youngsters will be sharing a special one on Sunday morning in the fourth Drive, Chip and Putt Finals at the historic site of the Masters tournament.
Suzann Pettersen takes lead at wind-delayed ANA Inspiration
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — While the entire field at the ANA Inspiration spent the whole day playing catch-up, Norway's Suzann Pettersen and the Korda sisters managed to get ahead.
20 years later, how Tiger's win changed the face of golf
On a sunny Sunday afternoon in April 1997, I stood next to Lee Elder beneath the giant oak behind the clubhouse at Augusta National Golf Club as he tried to put into perspective what he was witnessing -- a perspective no one else in the world could offer.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Tiger Woods says he won't play 2017 Masters
Tiger Woods won't play in the Masters for the third time in the last four years because he says he is not tournament ready.
Rickie Fowler hits 70 mph throwing out first pitch at Houston Astros game
Rickie Fowler took pitching to a whole new level Thursday night.