PGA News Archive

Friday, November 03, 2017
PGA of America extends contract of CEO Pete Bevacqua through 2024
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Nov. 3, 2017) – The PGA of America today announced the extension of CEO Pete Bevacqua’s contract through December 2024. Bevacqua has served as CEO since November 2012, and his current contract was set to expire at the end of 2021.
Uphill Lie: How to Play it like the Pros
Get instruction on how to play the golf ball off an uphill lie from PGA Professional Charles Frost.
Have success in wet and windy weather
Learn some key tips on how to play good golf in bad weather from PGA Professional Brian Gaffney.
25 golf clichés we all love to hate
If you've played or watched golf for any amount of time, then you've heard more than a handful of clichés.
Happy National Cliché Day — a tradition unlike any other
When it comes to celebrating the gala occasion in golf, well, we have a lot of green to work with. Let’s face it, clichés in golf are pretty much par for the course. 
Padraig Harrington makes one of the greatest par saves you'll ever see
Padraig Harrington -- a three-time major winner -- is one of the most creative and eccentric players in the game.
Thursday, November 02, 2017
41st National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship
41st National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship supported by Srixon - Cleveland Golf – XXIO
LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers once tried to get tossed so he could watch Tiger Woods in the Masters
Nobody in golf moves the needle like Tiger Woods. Nobody. Just yesterday, LA Clippers head coach Doc Rivers shared a fantastic story from when he was coaching the Boston Celtics.
Gary Player, Renee Powell, Mickey Wright, Lew Worsham head inductees into the PGA of America Hall of Fame
AUSTIN, Texas -- Gary Player, Renee Powell, Mickey Wright and Lew Worsham, a foursome that impacted American and global golf, led a class of seven inductees enshrined in the PGA of America Hall of Fame.
The 7 weirdest moments in golf in 2017
Over the course of a golf season, a lot of weird things can happen on the golf course. Maybe there's an obscure ruling, a crazy shot, or even a rogue leaf (we'll get to that in a minute). Here are the seven weirdest moments we'll remember from 2017.
Mark and Debi Rolfing first co-recipients of the PGA Distinguished Service Award
AUSTIN, Texas (Nov.
How far would golf's legends drive the ball using modern equipment?
In a fourball match at the 2016 Ryder Cup, 6-foot-5 Thomas Pieters belted a drive 324 yards. His ball was the shortest in the group. Rory McIlroy pounded a 383-yard tee shot on another hole. Drives exceeding 350 yards are seemingly routine for Dustin Johnson.
Industry leaders announce 'Golf Fore Las Vegas' charity event for first responders
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The PGA TOUR and PGA of America have teamed up in support of the Las Vegas community’s ongoing recovery, announcing a “Golf Fore Las Vegas” charity golf tournament scheduled Monday, Nov.
2017 PGA Annual Meeting
2017 PGA Annual Meeting Location: Austin, Texas Overview: The 101st PGA Annual Meeting will be held this year at the Hilton Austin in Austin, Texas.  Schedule of events
Darrell Kestner, David Leadbetter lead 11 PGA members honored at 2017 PGA of America National Awards Ceremony
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – PGA Golf Professional of the Year Darrell Kestner and PGA Teacher of the Year David Leadbetter led a contingent of 11 PGA Professionals who were honored during the PGA of America’s 2017 National Awards celebration at the Hilton Austin on Wednesday, Nov.
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Justin Rose keeps alive his streak of winning every year since 2010
SHANGHAI — Justin Rose was down to his last couple of events when he rallied from eight shots behind at the HSBC Champions to keep alive an important streak.
Tiger Woods' return ultimately measured by performance
Tiger Woods still has more majors than comebacks. But the gap is narrowing.
Round up of the best Halloween costumes by golfers and of golfers
As is usually the case on Halloween, the costumes did not disappoint. Here's a round up of our favorites posted to social media either by golfers, or people who dressed as golfers. Enjoy while you're picking through your kid's candy this morning.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
101st PGA Annual Meeting to Feature PGA National Awards and PGA Hall of Fame Inductions at Hilton Austin
AUSTIN, Texas – The PGA of America’s 101st Annual Meeting, Nov. 1-3, will focus on the PGA Member and growing the game of golf. Delegates will gather at the Hilton Austin to plan the path for the Association’s future.
Emily Nash, who was denied trophy in boys' tournament she won, receives invitation to Annika Invitational
Remember that story last week about 16-year-old Massachusetts high school golfer Emily Nash, who won a boys' district tournament with a 3-over 75, but was denied the tr