PGA News Archive

Friday, August 12, 2016
President Barack Obama golfs with Steph Curry, NBA stars on Martha's Vineyard
CHILMARK, Mass. — When President Barack Obama goes on vacation, he plays a lot of golf. And when he plays, he likes to hang out with big-name basketball players.
The 9 reasons I love golf
I have never enjoyed playing golf as much in my life as I do now.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Junior PGA Championship: Galdiano, Xiong lead respective divisions
RUMFORD, Rhode Island – Mariel Galdiano is the 36-hole leader in the Girls’ Division, while Norman Xiong paces the Boys’ Division after three rounds at the 41st Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, which is being contested t
It's golf's time to shine at the Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO — Men's golf gets four days to make up for four months of negative chatter about whether it even belongs in the Olympics.
Do you prefer a golf GPS, or a laser rangefinder on the course?
There are so many things out there promising to improve your golf game. And, trust us, a lot of them work. Two of the most important items out there that you should consider are these: A GPS watch/smartphone GPS app of some kind, or a Laser Rangefinder.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Junior PGA Championship: Vance & Vick tied for Boys' lead; Girls' division washed out
RUMFORD, Rhode Island – Kyle Vance of Audubon, Pennsylvania and Travis Vick of Houston are the 36-hole leaders in the Boys’ Division at the 41st Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, which is being contested this week at Wannamoise
Golf tips: How yardage measuring devices can help your game
Are you one of those golfers who really wants to get better but have been reluctant to spend a few hundred dollars on a yardage measuring device?
Ranking golf's 9 greatest achievements
I've been tasked with the impossible: Ranking golf's 9 greatest achievements, in order. How do you even do that?
Olympic golf: Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson are soaking in the Rio experience
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler planned to be roommates in Rio for the Olympics, right up until the final day to commit and Spieth decided to withdraw.
Olympic golf: Brazilian who learned golf with a branch will open games
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The first Olympics in South America. The first time for golf in 112 years. So imagine the deep sense of honor for Adilson da Silva when the only Brazilian in the 60-man field was chosen to hit the first tee shot.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Galdiano, Shore lead their divisions after opening round of the 41st Junior PGA Championship
RUMFORD, Rhode Island -- Mariel Galdiano of Pearl City, Hawaii, is the 18-hole Girls’ Division leader, while Davis Shore of Knoxville, Tennessee, has the Boys’ Division lead at the 41st Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, which i
Junior PGA Championships to expand by hosting respective 144-player fields in 2017
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - The Junior PGA Championship will transition over the next year, with an expansion of the size of the field of the new Junior PGA Championships.
Russell Knox punctuated his second win with this classic hat toss
Russell Knox packed a surprising amount of power when he won the Travelers Championship. Not with any shot off the tee. With the cap off his head. "Until I actually saw a clip on Sky Sports, I didn't even realize I threw it as hard as I did," Knox said.
Monday, August 08, 2016
Al Geiberger's 59 on its 39th anniversary
Editor's note: This story was originally published on June 10, 2016. It's almost unfathomable to imagine a PGA Tour player winning a non-major without a single round in the 60s, isn't it?
Jim Furyk becomes Mr. 58 as Al Geiberger, Mr. 59, watches
Just call him "The Original" from now on.
Wesley Bryan achieves dream of making PGA Tour
Wesley Bryan couldn't even imagine it. Last year, Bryan was making trick-shot golf videos on YouTube with his brother and occasionally competing in tournaments. He wasn't putting in enough practice, and he surely wasn't doing enough to climb up the golf ladder.
Sunday, August 07, 2016
In a post-Tiger world, parity reigns supreme on PGA Tour
A funny thing has happened in the post-Tiger Woods era. Golf no longer has a superstar. Instead, it has about 30. Maybe more. The 29th player on the PGA Tour's money list coming out of the year's final major, the PGA Championship, is Rickie Fowler.
Watch Jim Furyk sink putt for PGA Tour record, celebrate with fans
In case you haven’t heard, Jim Furyk made history on Sunday. He shot a 58 (!) at the final round of the Travelers Championship, which is the lowest score in PGA Tour history.
Jim Furyk shoots 58 at Travelers, sets PGA Tour all-time record
Jim Furyk had the round of a lifetime on Sunday afternoon at the Travelers Championship, and it was extraordinary to watch. Furyk took the golf world by storm by shooting a 58, which is the lowest score for a single round in PGA Tour history. As expected, Twitter went nuts.
The country club that shaped Jack Nicklaus' game
You likely have heard of a golfer from Upper Arlington, Ohio, named Jack Nicklaus, but if not for the course layout of Scioto Country Club -- which this week plays host to the U.S. Senior Open -- there is a chance Nicklaus would be more of a who's he than a who's who.