PGA News Archive

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Bubba Watson plays night golf in China
  Immediately after his reign as Masters champion came to an end on Sunday, Bubba Watson jetted halfway around the globe to China, where he's playing in the European Tour's inaugural Shenzhen International this week.   Bubba got
2015 PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship
Striving for LPGA Tour, Laura Kueny is role model for cancer survivors
  FORT MYERS, Fla. – The little girl took the club back and smacked the ball down the fairway, maybe 20 yards. The crowd screamed and cheered.   Laura Kueny has never forgotten it.
PGA Professional Doug Rohrbaugh fighting long Champions Tour odds
There are rookies on the Champions Tour, this week stopping for the Greater Gwinnett Championship, who are rookies only because they are 50 years old.
Bubba Watson, after three bogeys, trails by four at Shenzhen Internat'l
  SHENZHEN, China (AP) – Huang Wenyi, a former laborer from China who didn't start playing golf until he was 22, shot a 6-under 66 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Shenzhen International.  
WE ARE GOLF hosts eighth annual National Golf Day on Capitol Hill
Golf fans have it easy these days
This golf tip comes from my wife. After watching the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing years ago, she chipped in this free advice to the PGA Tour: "Those players need to wear numbers." NASCAR comes to the country club.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
I.K. Kim leads Lotte Championship by two after three closing birdies
  KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — I.K. Kim started last and finished first Wednesday in the first round of the Lotte Championship. Kim birdied her final three holes and four of the last five for a 7-under 65 and a two-stroke lead.
Masters champion Jordan Spieth right back to work at RBC Heritage
Rory McIlroy beats Jamie Dornan in a game of Circular Soccer
  Rory McIlroy might not have won the Masters on Sunday, but he appears to be a champion at Circular Soccer.   Never heard of Circular Soccer? Well, me neither until today. Individuals or small teams can play, and the object is to shoot a soccer ball into a three-sided "Tri-Goal" set up in the middle of the field. FIFA, soccer's worldwide governing body, is said to be exploring it as a way to get kids into the game, and I can see how it would be a good training aid as well.   MORE: Rory McIlroy inspired by company he keeps in gym at Augusta National   Anyway, two of its early adopters are Rory McIlroy and his fellow Norther Irishman Jamie Dornan, who is most famous for his recent role as Christan Grey in "50 Shades of Grey." The two squared off for a quick game, and McIlroy – an avid fan of both soccer and rugby – displayed some fancy footwork in defeating his countryman in their light-hearted match.   Check out the highlights:         
Tiger Woods' wrist 'fine' after hitting tree root at Masters, his agent says
  One of the lasting images of Sunday's final round at the Masters was Tiger Woods crying out in pain after he hit a shot out of the pine straw on the par-4 ninth hole at Augusta National.   After his round, Woods explained that he h
GAME GOLF Launches Free App for iOS and Android phones
SAN FRANCISCO (April 15, 2015) -- GAME GOLF, the first wearable device that automatically tracks and graphically displays a golfer's round with valuable game data and statistics, today announced the new GAME GOLF Tracking App enabling golfers to track their game and club d
Jordan Spieth's handwritten thank-you note foreshadows Masters win
On Monday afternoon, I spoke to 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III about a number of different topics.
2015 RBC Heritage: Five players to watch
A week removed from one of the most stressful, grinding weeks of the year -- the Masters -- the PGA Tour collectively exhales for the perfect post-Masters getaway to relaxing, family-oriented Hilton Head, S.C., for the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Jordan Spieth laments the Masters record that got away, a little bit
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Jordan Spieth became the first player to reach 19-under par at any point during the Masters.
Notebook: Masters finish pays off for Charley Hoffman and others
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Charley Hoffman closed with a 74 at the Masters and tied for ninth, but he gets a few consolation prizes. For starters, he is already eligible for next year.
This week's pro golf events | April 13-19, 2015
  PGA TOUR RBC HERITAGE   Site: Hilton Head, South Carolina. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Harbour Town Golf Links (7,101 yards, par 71).
Spieth-McIlroy rivalry blooms
Augusta, Ga. -- The public's thirst for the next big thing is so unquenchable that often the thirst persists even before the previous big thing has departed.
Monday, April 13, 2015
How much are Jordan Spieth's irons worth?
  Jordan Spieth won the Masters by excelling in just about every phase of the game – it's tough to win at Augusta National if everything isn't clicking.
Piece of Eisenhower Tree heading to Eisenhower presidential library
  Now that the Masters is over, all the players, tournament officials, volunteers and patrons are heading home.