PGA News Archive

Friday, November 04, 2016
North Florida PGA's 'Birdie A Thon' raises $100K for Arnie's Army
Orlando, Fla. – Troops comprised of North Florida PGA Members, family and friends rallied around a great cause with a Birdie A Thon for Arnie’s Army Charitable Foundation.
Smylie Kaufman startled by fake snake prank
There are many people who love snakes. I, for one, am not one of those people. And, as we recently learned, neither is PGA Tour winner Smylie Kaufman.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
An inside look at competitive mini golf
A windmill. A clown's mouth. Those are just two things that might immediately jump to mind when you think "mini golf."
Adam Scott, Rafa Cabrera-Bello chomp on live bugs
While you were probably sleeping (it's OK. Game 7 went really late), former Masters champion Adam Scott and 2016 European Ryder Cupper Rafa Cabrera-Bello were dining on live, white bugs... ... So here's the video for your nightmares later tonight:  
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
New Mexico State repeats as PGA Jones Cup champs
Port St. Lucie, Florida — Some say that once is a mistake, and twice could be a pattern.
William McGirt enjoys break after career-best season
LAS VEGAS — It's been a little over a month since William McGirt capped the best season of his PGA Tour career at the Tour Championship -- and he's been "having way too much fun at home" with his family since the season finale at East Lake.
21 go-to excuses for poor golf
As golfers everywhere -- no matter the level of ability -- can attest, bad shots are not our fault. Is there a better sport in which a player can make an excuse for something going wrong than in golf? Didn't think so.
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Florida Gulf Coast takes three-stroke lead after first round of PGA Jones Cup
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Tiger Woods says he is playing at Hero World Challenge in December
Tiger Woods said Tuesday he is playing his Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas the first week of December, which would be his first competition in more than 15 months if he follows through with it.
7 golf shots that were doomed before they were struck
If you've played golf -- or watched it -- long enough, you've hit and seen your fair share of great shots. That's what keeps us all coming back, isn't it? Yeah, well this piece is about the complete opposite of that.
Justin Thomas dresses as Rickie Fowler for Halloween
Does any group of guys on the PGA Tour have more fun than the #SB2K16 boys (Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth and Smylie Kaufman)?
Monday, October 31, 2016
PGA of America and Sigma Pi Phi launch PGA Junior League Golf Pilot Program
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA of America and national African-American Fraternity Sigma Pi Phi have partnered to launch a PGA Junior League Golf pilot program at seven top junior golf facilities across Florida, Georgia and Texas this fall.
2016 PGA Jones Cup
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Jonathan Byrd's son pays tribute to the King for Halloween
Jonathan Byrd is a five-time winner on the PGA Tour. At the 2010 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Byrd won with a walk-off hole-in-one.
19 universities will compete for the PGA Jones Cup this week
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The 15th PGA Jones Cup will be contested Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 1-2, at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida, with 19 teams representing PGA Golf Management Universities nationwide.
Hideki Matsuyama leaves Japan to conquer the world
SHANGHAI (AP) — No one from Japan has more than Hideki Matsuyama's three PGA Tour victories. No one from Japan ever won a World Golf Championship. None of this might have been possible if Matsuyama had never left home so quickly.
Boo! Stay away from these scary match play foes
When a match play golf tournament bracket is released, competitors and fans scan the names to project potential encounters in later rounds. The masters of match play have earned a reputation that precedes them and should be avoided, if possible.
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Cody Gribble wins first PGA TOUR title at Sanderson Farms
JACKSON, Miss. -- Cody Gribble won the Sanderson Farms Championship on Sunday for his first PGA TOUR title, closing with a 7-under 65 for a four-stroke victory. The 26-year-old rookie started the day a stroke behind playing partners Chris Kirk and Luke List.
Ben Polland wins Assistant PGA Professional Championship
Port St. Lucie, Florida (October 30, 2016) – On a day where the leaderboard shuffled like the Port St. Lucie wind, one player’s name stands alone at the top: Ben Polland of Deepdale Golf Club in Manhasset, New York.
Rory McIlroy pulls out of Turkish Airlines Open
SHANGHAI — Rory McIlroy pulled out of the Turkish Airlines Open next week, leaving him a long shot to capture the Race to Dubai on the European Tour.