PGA News Archive

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Putting tips: How to read greens and make more putts
We've all been there. You hit a great shot into the green, you're feeling good about yourself, but then you see the break your putt is going to take and you freak out a little bit.
PGA Fashion and Demo Experience: Products you should know from Wednesday
By John Asay Special to It was a busy final day on the 2016 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience trade show floor Wednesday, as PGA professionals were wrapping up business with the over 250 vendors in attendance.
Wyndham Championship: No Tiger Woods, but still plenty at stake
GREENSBORO, N.C. — There's still plenty at stake at the Wyndham Championship this year — even if some of the big names from last year aren't playing.
Twins Leona and Lisa Maguire working together in Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO - They're sometimes teammates, often rivals and always sisters. Identical twins, no less.
Patrick Reed seeks more Wyndham glory with Ryder Cup looming
GREENSBORO -- According to former Wyndham Championship winner Patrick Reed, the Bermuda grass greens at Sedgefield Country Club could be the most challenging for the PGA Tour event which begins today and runs through Sunday.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Andy Sullivan wins free beer for a year with closest to pin shot
A couple of weeks back, I thought it was pretty cool when I won portable Bose speakers -- the prize for closest to the hole on the par-3 third at TPC Boston in a media day outing for the 2016 Deutsche Bank Championship on tap for Labor Day weekend.
PGA Fashion and Demo Experience: Products you should know from Tuesday
Golf apparel took the spotlight Tuesday during the second day of the PGA Dashion and Demo Experience at the Venetian Las Vegas, one of the swankiest resorts on the Strip.
Olympics golf: Inbee Park leads strong South Korean squad in Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Inbee Park, the most decorated major champion in the Olympics, finished her final practice round Tuesday when LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan walked by with a smile and a question. "Four more years?" he said to her.
The girls golf tournament that ended with an ace also had consecutive holes-in-one
The girls' portion of the Matt Cunningham Preview high school golf tournament hosted by Baylor was held at Sweetens Cove in South Pittsburg, where one of the most startling endings possible took place Tuesday. Another miraculous feat had happened a little earlier.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
From Hurricane Sandy to Drive, Chip and Putt – an amazing journey
Nearly four years ago, Hurricane Sandy ravaged the home of the Gervasi family in Long Beach, New York.
Olympics golf: Jason Day tuned in to see final hole
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Jason Day only watched one hole of golf from the Olympics, but at least he picked the right hole.
PGA Fashion and Demo Experience: Products you should know from Monday
The 2016 PGA Fashion &Demo Experience is underway in Las Vegas. The first day features the PGA Outdoor Demo Experience at Cascata, an upscale golf resort in nearby Boulder City, Nevada. The Demo allows PGA members to test the latest equipment, training aids and golf technology.
Justin Rose returns home from Olympics to a hero's welcome
Justin Rose, winner of golf's first Olympic gold medal in 112 years, returned home to London to a hero's welcome on Tuesday.
Ranking the 5 best golf movies
Whenever there's a list ranking the "best of" anything, there's going to be a heated debate over either the order or the omissions. We know that. That's what makes it fun, right?
Olympic golf: Lydia Ko leads strong women's field in Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Lydia Ko could hear the cheers as she played the Olympic Golf Course, only they weren't for her. Not yet, anyway.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Robert Mendralla, golf club designer, dies at 86
Robert Mendralla was a nationally known golf club designer for Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods, fashioning clubs for notable golfers and celebrities.
Bubba Watson taking it all in at Rio Olympics
Bubba Watson's trip down to Brazil wasn't just for business.
Sunday, August 14, 2016
Justin Rose captures Olympic golf's first golf medal in 112 years
RIO DE JANEIRO — Justin Rose delivered a gold-medal performance in golf worthy of a 112-year wait.
Golf Industry Convenes in Las Vegas for 2016 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The 2016 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience will bring together thousands of golf industry influencers next week, Aug.
Americans in striking distance in Rio Olympics
Bubba Watson joked that there's only one thing detracting from his Olympic experience -- having to play golf.