PGA News Archive

Friday, January 08, 2016
Watch: Jordan Spieth's eagle hole-out at Kapalua
Short game? Jordan Spieth has one of the best, and he showed it off again during Friday's second round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua's Plantation Course.
Kisner's 2016 goal: Avoid knockouts
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Kevin Kisner has a motto for 2016 that surely is unlike that of any other player on the PGA Tour. Don't be Ronda Rousey.
Weather halts Grace's S. Africa charge
GAUTENG, South Africa (AP) -- Branden Grace's charge up the leaderboard at the SA Open was halted by stormy weather Friday, with play abandoned midway through the second round.
Golden Bear named Great Ohioan
Golfing great Jack Nicklaus, industrialist John D. Rockefeller and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart are the new crop of Great Ohioans.
Nine burning questions for golf in 2016
The calendar has flipped, 2016 is here and there's a lot that will be going on in golf over the next 12 months.
A new year begins on the PGA Tour
Officially, the Hyundai Tournament of Champions is the eighth event on the PGA Tour calendar, but who are they kidding? The "real" season doesn't begin until Molokai looms in the distance from the first tee at Kapalua.
Spieth, Reed bring out best in each other
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) -- Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed competed each other in junior golf, each beat the other in a playoff on the PGA Tour, were partners in the Ryder Cup and played in the last group of the U.S. Open on the weekend last year.
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Two fantastic approach shots give Patrick Reed the lead at Kapalua
  Patrick Reed, the defending champion at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, was said to be a bit peeved that other players were featured in the event's marketing materials this week instead of him.
Take a look at Dustin Johnson's pre-round warm-up routine
  Dustin Johnson is such a fantastic athlete that you almost feel like he could jump out of bed, go straight to the first tee and still put together an impressive round.
San Filippo and Schumaker win PGA Quarter Century Championships, Zimmerman wins Half Century
  PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Jan. 7, 2016) – Mike San Filippo of Hobe Sound and Bill Schumaker of Columbia City, Ind., won playoffs Thursday to claim titles in the PGA Quarter Century Championship at PGA Golf Club, while Bob Zimmerman of Port St.
European Tour player David Howell goes shirtless on his first hole of 2016
  It's a pretty safe bet that David Howell of England will never forget the first competitive hole of golf he played in 2016.   Why, you ask?
Van Zyl fires 65 for S. African Open lead
GAUTENG, South Africa (AP) — Jaco van Zyl shot a 7-under 65 Thursday to top a South African-dominated leaderboard in the first round of the SA Open, the European Tour's first event of 2016.
Russell Knox meets very big man en route to becoming big deal in golf
  KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) – Russell Knox knows he is in good company at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions because only PGA Tour winners are at Kapalua.   That wasn't always the case, though Knox can be forgiven.
National Bobblehead Day: Arnie, Tiger, Rory, Freddy represent golf
Jan. 7 is National Bobblehead Day, a day to celebrate those larger-than-life springy heads on tiny bodies that seem to be a must-have promotional giveaway at most sporting events.
Nicklaus' renovated Bear's Paw reopens
NAPLES, Fla. -- Bear's Paw Country Club in Naples is special for Jack Nicklaus, but as arguably golf's greatest prefers to say, all of the golf courses he's designed are.
Rickie Fowler sporting new, bold look in Maui
Forever fashion-forward, Rickie Fowler is owning his new look as he strolls the fairways in Maui this week for the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
New year begins with strong Kapalua field
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — The Plantation Course at Kapalua was considered the ideal start to the PGA Tour.
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Jason Day has his own act to follow as he kicks off 2016 at Hyundai TOC
  KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) – Jordan Spieth isn't the only player with a tough act to follow.   Jason Day is coming off a monster year of his own with five victories, including his first major at the PGA Championshi
Jason Day had another bout of vertigo during 2015 British Open
  KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) – Jason Day fought through symptoms of vertigo to share the 54-hole lead at the U.S.
Fieger, San Filippo and Gibson lead PGA Quarter Century Championship
  PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Jan. 6, 2016) – Fellow Floridians Gene Fieger and Mike San Filippo matched 6-under-66s Wednesday to share the first-round lead in the PGA Quarter Century Championship at PGA Golf Club.