PGA News Archive

Thursday, October 06, 2016
Hurricane threat wipes out final Tour Finals event
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The final event for players to earn PGA Tour cards was canceled Wednesday because of Hurricane Matthew, cutting short the four-tournament qualifying series and cost one hard-luck player his card by $392.
Tiger Woods to be assistant captain at President's Cup
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Tiger Woods will be at Presidents Cup next year with or without his golf clubs.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Arnold Palmer's grandson, Sam Saunders, tells great story at memorial service
LATROBE -- Arnold Palmer never failed to answer a phone call from his grandson, Sam Saunders -- not even when he was in the Oval Office.
How far would golf's legends drive the ball using modern equipment?
Last weekend in a fourball match at the Ryder Cup, the 6-foot-5 Thomas Pieters belted a drive 324 yards. His ball was the shortest in the group. Rory McIlroy pounded a 383-yard tee shot on another hole. Drives exceeding 350 yards are seemingly routine for Dustin Johnson.
Teams Alabama and Texas Complete PGA Junior League Golf Championship Field
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — PGA Junior League Golf All-Star Teams Alabama and Texas have won the final two regional competitions to advance to the PGA Junior League Golf National Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club, in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nov. 19-21.
Webb Simpson and wife, Dowd, hilariously re-enact best Ryder Cup moments
Players often say there's nothing like the Ryder Cup. That was quite obvious last week at Hazeltine. You could see it in the reactions that certain shots would illicit from players -- specifically Sunday's match up between Patrick Reed and Rory McIlroy.
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson, Phil Mickelson deliver Ryder Cup to Arnold Palmer memorial service
Tuesday was an emotional day for the world of golf. Many of the biggest names in golf descended on Latrobe, Pa., for a final farewell to Arnold Palmer -- "The King" -- who passed away Sunday, Sept. 26, at the age of 87.
Ryder Cup fan who holed practice round putt Rory McIlroy couldn't appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
David Johnson, of Mayville, North Dakota, became internet famous last week at Hazeltine. Last Thursday, on the eve of the Ryder Cup, Johnson looked on at the sixth green as European team members Rory McIlroy and Andy Sullivan repeatedly miss a difficult putt.
ESPN to air '30 for 30: Hit it Hard' film on John Daly
On Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. ET, ESPN will air '30 for 30: Hit it Hard,' a film about golfer John Daly. If you're not familiar with ESPN's '30 for 30' films, they're fantastically done mini-documentaries on a variety of people, teams and scandals in sports.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Dustin Johnson captures 2016 PGA of America Player of the Year Award & Vardon Trophy
CHASKA, Minn. – Dustin Johnson put the finishing touches on a banner season, earning his first PGA of America Player of the Year Award and the Vardon Trophy. The season-ending awards are presented by the PGA of America for excellence by a PGA TOUR professional.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Illinois and Ohio PGA Junior League Golf Teams Punch Their Championship Tickets
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – PGA Junior League Golf All-Star Teams from the Mideast and Midwest regions have advanced to the PGA Junior League Golf Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, Nov. 19-21, after regional competitions last weekend (Sept.
Monday, September 26, 2016
Arnold Palmer left hundreds of courses as part of his legacy
Few people did more to grow the game of golf than Arnold Palmer. Fewer did more to provide places to play it.
Remembering some of Arnold Palmer's greatest wins
If there was a single swing that made him "The King," the driver Arnold Palmer hit on the first hole at Cherry Hills was it.
Look back at Arnold Palmer's last Masters
The roar interrupted Michael Campbell's thoughts, and he risked whiplash as his head jerked in search of the cause. He peered from Augusta National's sixth green toward the elevated tee, his face twisted into a question mark. Arnie. Of course.
Arnold Palmer changed the game of golf and won the hearts of many
Golf will never be the same for two reasons. First, that Arnold Palmer lived. Second, that Arnold Palmer has died.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Golfers pay tribute to Arnold Palmer on social media
The news of Arnold Palmer's passing at age 87 on Sunday evening devastated the golf world. Here's a sampling of some of the social posts players tweeted out in remembrance of The King:  
Arnold Palmer obit: The King passes away at 87
Statements by the PGA of America
Arnold Palmer, forever 'The King,' passes at 87
Sad news shook the golf world Sunday evening when it was learned that legend Arnold Palmer -- "The King" -- passed away in Pittsburgh, Pa., earlier in the day at the age of 87.
Rory McIlroy wins Tour Championship, becomes FedExCup Champion
ATLANTA (AP) -- Rory McIlroy finally won the FedEx Cup when he least expected it.
Rory McIlroy holes out on the 16th at Tour Championship
Rory McIlory, who has elevated his game during these PGA Tour playoffs, continued his strong play on Sunday at the PGA Tour Championship at East Lake.