PGA News Archive

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
James Hahn ready to defend Northern Trust Open title
LOS ANGELES -- As he waited for the playoff to start at Northern Trust Open last year, James Hahn killed some time by signing a few autographs.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
After all these years, Riviera holds its own against PGA Tour's best
  LOS ANGELES (AP) – The PGA Tour stop at Riviera is must-see TV for Lanny Wadkins because it's personal.   The most prominent nickname for Riviera remains "Hogan's Alley" from when Ben Hogan won
Tiger Woods Foundation might team up with PGA Tour stop at Riviera
  LOS ANGELES (AP) – Tiger Woods got caught in the rain without an umbrella, shot a 74 and made the cut on the number at Riviera. He withdrew the next day with the flu and hasn't been back.
PGA Tour flips nines at East Lake to enhance Tour Championship finish
  LOS ANGELES (AP) – The PGA Tour made it official Tuesday by saying it would flip the nines at East Lake for the Tour Championship, along with Rees Jones making a few other changes.   Jones was walking the course
Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas renew college rivalry at Riviera
  LOS ANGELES – Monday was a day to walk with Jordan Spieth at Riviera, to see the world's best golfer at closer proximity than you're ever likely to see the world's best anything do anything.   The rei
Notebook: Jordan Spieth debated going to USC before picking Texas
  LOS ANGELES (AP) – Ten years ago in the Rose Bowl, Texas beat Southern California in one of the best college football championship games, and a 12-year-old in Dallas was watching.   Just don't get the idea Jo
Dustin Johnson has amazing wedge control just ask this cameraman
  One big difference between most PGA Tour-calber players and the rest of us is their impeccable distance control.
For 20th anniversary of "Happy Gilmore," here's a collection of Happy Gilmore swings
  Hard to believe, but "Happy Gilmore" was released 20 years ago today.
Pro golf events this week | February 15-21, 2016
  PGA TOUR NORTHERN TRUST OPEN   Site: Los Angeles. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Riviera Country Club (7,322 yards, par 71). Purse: $6.8
PGA of America forms strategic alliance with GolfTEC
Monday, February 15, 2016
Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler set for primetime match, per AP source
  For the first time in more than a decade, golf is getting another prime-time exhibition.
Mickelson leaves Pebble with optimism and disappointment
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The 5-foot birdie putt to force a playoff at Pebble Beach spun out of the left edge of the cup, and Phil Mickelson couldn't believe it. He bent over and braced himself, the left hand on his knee and the right hand on top of the putter.
Sunday, February 14, 2016
What's in the winners' bags for the week of February 14, 2016
    What equipment did Vaughn Taylor and this week's other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek inside their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week of Feb.
Vaughn Taylor rallies to win AT&T Pebble Beach, first title in a decade
  PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Vaughn Taylor doesn't know how he lost his game.
Bernhard Langer wins Chubb Classic by three shots over Fred Couples
  NAPLES, Fla.
Schwartzel races away to win Tshwane Open by eight shots
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Charl Schwartzel raced away from the rest of the field to win the European Tour's Tshwane Open by eight shots on Sunday as he closed with a 7-under 63 to finish 16 under par.
PGA Professional Markel remembered as 'ambassador for golf'
READING, Pa. -- Dave Rupp graduated from Lehigh University on a Sunday in 1973 and showed up for work the next day at the Berkshire Country Club, where he'd been hired as an assistant pro.
Lydia Ko overcomes field, New Zealand earthquake for win
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Unfazed by an earthquake just before she teed off, top-ranked Lydia Ko won the New Zealand Women's Open for the third time in four years Sunday.
Pebble Beach proves a tough test for world's top 10
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- One of the key selling points to this year's AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am was that it lured six players ranked in the world's top 10. But heading into Sunday's final round, only No.
Mickelson takes the lead at Pebble Beach
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Phil Mickelson stayed away from all the celebrity commotion Saturday at Pebble Beach. More importantly, he stayed away from bogeys on the toughest day.