PGA News Archive

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Latest news and notes from Saturday at the U.S. Open
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — The latest from the U.S. Open (all times PDT):
Henrik Stenson eating his greens before taking on Chambers Bay greens
Henrik Stenson is one of the all-time funny guys in golf. One day after describing the greens at Chambers Bay as, "pretty much like putting on broccoli," Henrik Stenson put a picture of his lunch on Facebook before embarking on the third round of the U.S. Open:
Golf's cellphone policies are evolving
Like gnats, wind gusts and plodding players, cellphones can be surpassingly irritating on the golf course.
Where does Tiger Woods go from here?
No need to waste much time describing the state of Tiger Woods' game today. You have eyes.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed share lead after 36 holes at U.S. Open
  UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) – Masters champion Jordan Spieth is halfway home from the second leg of the Grand Slam.   It sure feels a lot farther away in this U.S.
Amateur Nick Hardy helps many big names make cut at U.S. Open
  UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) – Martin Kaymer was in trouble when he arrived at the 10th hole during the second round of the U.S. Open.
Par is more than just a number on No. 18 at Chambers Bay this week
  UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) – For some players who were at Chambers Bay for the U.S. Amateur five years ago, the one concern was a forward tee would be used on the 18th hole to make a par 4 in the U.S. Open.
Watch: Chris Kirk holes out for eagle from fairway
When you're battling to make the cut at the U.S. Open, every shot is important. But some seem more important than others.
Jason Day collapses on ninth hole, finishes round
  UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) – Jason Day was overcome by dizziness and collapsed on his final hole at the U.S.
Father's Day: A Great Day for Family Golf
Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity for quality family time on the golf course. Rather than gifting dad a day on the golf course with himself or his friends, the PGA of America is encouraging families to play a few holes or visit the driving range together on June 21.
PGA's Rebranded St. Lucie Trail Golf Club Launches New 'StLucieGolf.com' Website
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- St. Lucie Trail Golf Club's formal rebranding as a public golf course was capped off today through the official debut of a newly updated and redesigned website, StLucieGolf.com.
Moments after 'joke' shot, Jason Day holes out for birdie
Jason Day's third shot from short range on the par-5 first hole at Chambers Bay -- his 10th hole in the second round of the U.S. Open on Friday -- sailed through the green and rolled roughly 30 yards off.
Kuchar: Experience unnecessary this week
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Seven and a half years after the USGA designated Chambers Bay as home for its 2015 national championship, the U.S. Open came to the Pacific Northwest for the first time Thursday.
Volunteers relish U.S. Open experience
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Every hole at Chambers Bay Golf Course has a name, all 18 of them. The eighth hole goes by High Road Low Road.
Darren Clarke putt somehow doesn't drop
The greens at Chambers Bay this week have been a serious point of contention amongst players. Ernie Els called them, "the worst," he's played on in his career. Sergio Garcia said via his Twitter account that they're, "just as bad as the look on TV."
Latest news and notes from Friday at the U.S. Open
  UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) – The latest from the U.S. Open (all times PDT):   9:10 P.M.: The second round of the U.S.
Late tee time, TV power Jordan Spieth at U.S. Open
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- In the hours leading up to his 2:17 p.m. tee time Thursday, Jordan Spieth wasn't listening to inspirational music or blocking out the world to mentally prepare himself for the first round of the U.S. Open.
Rickie Fowler's near hole-in-one albatross a lone bright spot
There weren't a whole lot of bright spots in the first round of the U.S. Open for Rickie Fowler on Thursday.
Chambers Bay's trains add to the sights, sounds of U.S. Open
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — The number is around 60, give or take, with a rumble that is part of the soundtrack to an already unique U.S. Open.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson share U.S. Open lead after Day 1
  UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) – One mystery was solved Thursday in the U.S. Open.   Chambers Bay can be as hard as the USGA wants it to be.