PGA News Archive

Friday, February 19, 2016
Kokrak takes lead at Riviera; Spieth misses the cut
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Jason Kokrak sensed something special was about to happen, and he could point to his name atop the leaderboard Friday in the Northern Trust Open.
Dustin Johnson tied for early lead as Spieth sent packing
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Riviera might be all Dustin Johnson needed to snap out of his mediocre play.
How to Pick the Perfect Junior Golf Coach
As parents, we spend an inordinate amount of time making sure that we find the ideal situation for our children.
Maybank: Leader Nathan Holman continues hot pace with 6-under 65
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Australia's Nathan Holman shot a 6-under 65 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Maybank Championship Malaysia at the Royal Selangor Golf Club.
Jordan Spieth has 'day to forget' with 79 at Northern Trust
LOS ANGELES -- Jordan Spieth never saw this coming -- his worst start on the PGA Tour on one of his favorite courses.
Best Golf Balls of 2016
Check out some of the best golf balls of 2016. From new dimple patterns to more layers, learn which ball may be best for your game, or go see your local PGA Professional for advice on which of these balls you should be teeing up!
Rory McIlroy shoots 67 in first official trip around Riviera
LOS ANGELES -- In his first official tour of Riviera Country Club on Thursday Rory McIlroy started on the back nine first, opening with the iconic, but treacherous par-4 10th. He played the 317-yarder in textbook fashion and made birdie.
Clyburn, Matthew share Women's Australian Open midway lead
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — England's Holly Clyburn shot a 7-under 65 Friday to take a share of the second-round lead with 46-year-old Scottish golfer Catriona Matthew at the Women's Australian Open.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Spieth opens with 79; Villegas leads Riviera with 63
WATCH: James Hahn sinks 61-footer for birdie
James Hahn won the 2015 Northern Trust Open, so he knows his way around Riviera Country Club. Even so, when you leave yourself a 61-foot birdie putt, the odds of making it seems pretty far-fetched.
Golf's Best Putters of 2016
Check out some of the newest and best putters for 2016, from classic designers like Titleist, Odyssey, Ping, and Wilson, to stylish boutique companies like Mati, Bettinardi, Edel and more!
Golf's Best Gadgets, Aids, and Accessories for 2016
Check out some of golf's best and newest gadgets and accessories of 2016 to both improve your game and make your next practice session or round more enjoyable!
Maybank Championship: Nathan Holman leads by 1 after first-round 64
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Nathan Holman of Australia shot a 7-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead Thursday after the opening round of the inaugural Maybank Championship Malaysia at the Royal Selangor Golf Club.
Riviera Country Club brings out PGA Tour's stars
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam Scott wanted to add a West Coast event to his schedule, and it made sense to go from Hawaii to San Diego at the start of the year.
SooBin Kim shoots course record at Women's Australian Open
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Canadian-based South Korean SooBin Kim shot a course-record 9-under 63 on Thursday to leave defending champion and top-ranked Lydia Ko seven strokes behind at the Women's Australian Open.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Justin Bieber gives Bubba Watson's son Caleb a drumming lesson
  Bubba Watson is out in Los Angeles this week for the Northern Trust Open at Riviera, and he's taken some time to see some sights.
Rory McIlroy begins his road to Masters with first visit to Riviera
  LOS ANGELES (AP) – The road to the Masters starts on the other side of the country for Rory McIlroy.   McIlroy has heard enough of Riviera that he decided to play the Northern Trust Open for the first time, and 2
PGA Tour players hit vintage clubs to mark history at Northern Trust Open
  The PGA Tour event now known as the Northern Trust Open is marking its 90th anniversary this year and, to celebrate the occasion, a handful of players stopped by the range to hit some vintage golf clubs from various eras.   Being the o
5 players to watch at the Northern Trust Open
The odds are almost 50-50 that 72 holes won't be enough to determine a winner at the Northern Trust Open this week.
IMG extends agreement with PGA of America
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- IMG has renewed its agreement with the PGA of America to distribute international broadcast rights for the PGA Championship and the Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid until 2021.