PGA News Archive

Thursday, July 09, 2015
Thorbjorn Olesen leads Scottish Open, Jimmy Walker tied for third
  GULLANE, Scotland (AP) – Thorbjorn Olesen returned to form with a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open on Thursday, with Jimmy Walker leading a trio of top Americans in the chasing
Hell Bunker at St. Andrews rebuilt ahead of Open Championship
  The Open Championship returns to St. Andrews next week, and the grounds crew has been busy for months getting the Old Course into tip-top shape.
Palmer, Nicklaus to reunite at Oakmont for '16 U.S. Open
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. -- Two of golf's all-time greats are scheduled to be at Oakmont Country Club next summer.
Lewis provides familiar look at U.S. Women's Open
LANCASTER, Pa. -- One can't help but look at Stacy Lewis and be reminded of a young Betsy King.
Craig Stadler throws first pitch at Chicago Cubs game
Craig Stadler, who won the 1982 Masters, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs played the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field on Wednesday night. 
Former NBA center Yao Ming makes golfers look small
Former NBA player Yao Ming stands 7-feet, 6-inches tall -- a height that can be truly hard to appreciate. Thankfully, there are some golfers who are willing to give us perspective. 
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers legends Bettis, Ward to reunite on golf course
PITTSBURGH -- Jerome Bettis served as a mentor to Hines Ward, showing his former Pittsburgh Steelers teammate the ropes when he entered the NFL. He'll do the same on the links almost 20 years later.
Phil Mickelson planning visit to Muirfield, where he won 2013 Open
  Before the majors, we often see players making quick scouting trips to the venues to get a feel for the courses before tournament week.
Rory's out, Russell Knox is in
GULLANE, Scotland -- Russell Knox was playing the 12th hole in the pro-am at the Scottish Open when he checked his phone and saw he'd received a text from his wife.
PGA Outdoor Demo Experience features top golf equipment and technology companies
  PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Top equipment and technology companies will demonstrate their newest products and services at the 2015 PGA Outdoor Demo Experience, Aug. 17, at Cascata Golf Club just outside of Las Vegas.
No. 1 Inbee Park sharpens focus on run at third Women's Open title
  LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – Inbee Park's focus sharpens during major championship weeks, and the South Korean is dialed in for the U.S.
Women's Open Notebook: Michelle Wie says she's up to title defense
  LANCASTER, Pennsylvania (AP) – Michelle Wie breaks into a huge smile any time she recounts her first major victory.   But it's not the clinching putt, award ceremony or winner's trophy that brightens Wie&
Sir Charles hits the links again
Charles Barkley is listed at 5,000-1 to win the 26th American Century Celebrity Golf Championship. And no one cares.
Rory McIlroy decides not to play in Open Championship
Rory McIlroy will not defend his Open Championship title. RORY'S INJURY: McIlroy ruptures ligament in left ankle playing soccer
Stricker looking for putts to fall at John Deere
SILVIS, Ill. -- Like statistics in most sports that aren't timed, PGA Tour statistics -- especially when considered individually -- don't always accurately reflect a golfer's performance.
2015 John Deere Classic: Five players to watch
While most of the top players are using the Scottish Open as their final tune-up heading into next week’s Open Championship, there are still some headliners at this week’s PGA Tour stop in Silvis, Ill.
Discussion of Rory McIlroy's injury dominates Scottish Open
GULLANE, Scotland --  All the talk at the Scottish Open is about a player who isn't even here this week.
Jordan Spieth reels in shark and a tuna on fishing trip in Bahamas
  SILVIS, Ill. (AP) – Everything is coming up in pairs for Jordan Spieth, even when he's fishing.   And these were big fish, too.   The Masters and U.S.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Who will walk with Tom Watson in his farewell at St. Andrews?
  This was one time Luke Donald didn't mind taking 45 minutes to play a 357-yard hole. He was on the 18th hole at St.
Spieth stumbles at John Deere as Thomas and Thompson share lead
  SILVIS, Illinois (AP) – For every good shot Jordan Spieth hit, a bad one seemed to follow.