PGA News Archive

Friday, April 17, 2015
Five players tied in rain-delayed first round of Greater Gwinnett C'ship
PGA welcomes women and youth with fun and affordable programs
  PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA of America has set its sights on growing two critical segment of golfers – women and youth – in 2015 through proven programs: Get Golf Ready and PGA Junior League Golf.   
Jordan Spieth rebounds with 62, Troy Merritt tops him with 61 at RBC
  HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Little-known Troy Merritt one-upped the Masters champion Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage. 
Uihlein shoots 68 to lead in Shenzhen
  SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Peter Uihlein made five birdies in gusty conditions and shot a 4-under 68 Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Shenzhen International. 
At RBC Heritage, the 'group' was a mixed bag
It was what just about everybody wanted to see. Before the first round of the 2015 RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing ever teed off, it was clear what the story of the day would be. The group.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Sei Young Kim and I.K. Kim share 36-hole lead at Lotte Championship
  KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) – Sei Young Kim rode the wind and some major inspiration into a share of the lead Thursday in the second round of the Lotte Championship.    Kim shot her second straight 5-under 67
Jordan Spieth struggles, eight shots behind co-leaders at RBC Heritage
Bubba Watson plays night golf in China
  Immediately after his reign as Masters champion came to an end on Sunday, Bubba Watson jetted halfway around the globe to China, where he's playing in the European Tour's inaugural Shenzhen International this week.   Bubba got
2015 PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship
Striving for LPGA Tour, Laura Kueny is role model for cancer survivors
  FORT MYERS, Fla. – The little girl took the club back and smacked the ball down the fairway, maybe 20 yards. The crowd screamed and cheered.   Laura Kueny has never forgotten it.
PGA Professional Doug Rohrbaugh fighting long Champions Tour odds
There are rookies on the Champions Tour, this week stopping for the Greater Gwinnett Championship, who are rookies only because they are 50 years old.
Bubba Watson, after three bogeys, trails by four at Shenzhen Internat'l
  SHENZHEN, China (AP) – Huang Wenyi, a former laborer from China who didn't start playing golf until he was 22, shot a 6-under 66 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Shenzhen International.  
WE ARE GOLF hosts eighth annual National Golf Day on Capitol Hill
Golf fans have it easy these days
This golf tip comes from my wife. After watching the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing years ago, she chipped in this free advice to the PGA Tour: "Those players need to wear numbers." NASCAR comes to the country club.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
I.K. Kim leads Lotte Championship by two after three closing birdies
  KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — I.K. Kim started last and finished first Wednesday in the first round of the Lotte Championship. Kim birdied her final three holes and four of the last five for a 7-under 65 and a two-stroke lead.
Masters champion Jordan Spieth right back to work at RBC Heritage
Rory McIlroy beats Jamie Dornan in a game of Circular Soccer
  Rory McIlroy might not have won the Masters on Sunday, but he appears to be a champion at Circular Soccer.   Never heard of Circular Soccer? Well, me neither until today. Individuals or small teams can play, and the object is to shoot a soccer ball into a three-sided "Tri-Goal" set up in the middle of the field. FIFA, soccer's worldwide governing body, is said to be exploring it as a way to get kids into the game, and I can see how it would be a good training aid as well.   MORE: Rory McIlroy inspired by company he keeps in gym at Augusta National   Anyway, two of its early adopters are Rory McIlroy and his fellow Norther Irishman Jamie Dornan, who is most famous for his recent role as Christan Grey in "50 Shades of Grey." The two squared off for a quick game, and McIlroy – an avid fan of both soccer and rugby – displayed some fancy footwork in defeating his countryman in their light-hearted match.   Check out the highlights:         
Tiger Woods' wrist 'fine' after hitting tree root at Masters, his agent says
  One of the lasting images of Sunday's final round at the Masters was Tiger Woods crying out in pain after he hit a shot out of the pine straw on the par-4 ninth hole at Augusta National.   After his round, Woods explained that he h
GAME GOLF Launches Free App for iOS and Android phones
SAN FRANCISCO (April 15, 2015) -- GAME GOLF, the first wearable device that automatically tracks and graphically displays a golfer's round with valuable game data and statistics, today announced the new GAME GOLF Tracking App enabling golfers to track their game and club d
Jordan Spieth's handwritten thank-you note foreshadows Masters win
On Monday afternoon, I spoke to 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III about a number of different topics.