PGA News Archive

Monday, May 16, 2016
Golf Rules: Why Dustin Johnson's caddie jumped in a lake to retrieve a ball
It's not often that your brother will tell you to go jump in a lake, and you'll do it.
Sunday, May 15, 2016
What's in the winners' bags for the week of May 15, 2016
  What equipment did Jason Day and this week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Russell Knox keeps his chin up after splashing three balls, carding 9 at Sawgrass' No. 17
Russell Knox lived every golfer's nightmare Saturday in the third round of the Players. And yet, he could still joke about it hours later.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Ryder Cup legend Christy O'Connor Sr. dies at 91
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Christy O'Connor Sr., the Irish golfer who played on 10 Ryder Cup teams and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, died Saturday. He was 91. The European Tour confirmed his death.
Friday, May 13, 2016
Historic “Four-Peat” Looms At KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
SAMMAMISH, Wash. -- Handling pressure is nothing new to Inbee Park, who knows she will be in the spotlight next month when she goes for a record fourth straight victory at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Sahalee Country Club.
Czech Republic Olympic Hopeful Accepts Special Exemption To 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
SAMMAMISH, Wash. -- Klára Spilková of the Czech Republic has accepted a special exemption to compete in the 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, to be conducted June 7-12, at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Washington.
Will Wilcox aces famous par-3 17th at TPC Sawgrass
It's been 6,296 tee shots and 14 years since a hole-in-one has been made on the famous par-3 17th island green at TPC Sawgrass in the Players Championship. That was when Miguel Angel Jimenez turned the trick in the first round of the 2002 Players.
Encouraging Juniors to Practice Golf
For motivated parents hoping to nourish and support their children’s endeavors, convincing their ch
Encouraging Juniors to Practice Golf
For motivated parents hoping to nourish and support their children’s endeavors, convincing their ch
The part of my golf game that needs the most help is ...
One of the most fascinating -- and frustrating -- things about the game of golf is how it exposes any weaknesses you might have.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Lydia Ko meets Prince Harry at Invictus Games
Being the No. 1 golfer in the world -- and an ambassador for the Invictus Games -- has its perks. Like meeting a real prince.
Golf tips: How to break 70
Now that you’ve mastered all the prerequisites for breaking 100, 90 and 80 – working from the green backwards – you might be wondering: what is it that I have to do to break 70?
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
1950 PGA Champion Harper inducted into Va. Golf Hall of Fame
HOT SPRINGS, Va. -- Portsmouth's Chandler Harper and Virginia Beach native Curtis Strange were among six legends of Virginia golf inducted as part of the Inaugural Class of the Virginia Golf Hall of Fame Tuesday night at the Omni Homestead Resort.
'Lego' Tiger Woods and the famous Masters chip-in
Last Thursday, we brought you the hilarious stop-action video of PGA Tour player Graham DeLaet made entirely out of Legos posted by Instagram user Jared Jacobs (
Former Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones scores first ace
In a career loaded with night games, it's not surprising that many of the most avid golfers in the world are baseball players. I mean, come on, what else are they going to do while they wait for a 7 p.m. first pitch?
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
How many golf balls do tour pros carry? You might be surprised
  PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Double-digit handicap players would load up with extra golf balls in a heartbeat when taking on a water-laden course such as the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.   But the best profession
Golf tips: Don't look away from a missed putt
The objective of golf is deceptively simple: get the ball in the hole. But many amateurs fail to take advantage of what they might be able to learn from the shots that don't land in the bottom of the cup.
Driscoll goes from range-ball picker to golf course owner
RAMONA, Calif. -- Daryl Driscoll feels as if his golf life has come full circle.
What I learned trying GolfTEC's new SwingTru Motion Study
CRANSTON, R.I. -- It’s a pretty safe bet that you can’t fix what you can’t see. That’s especially true when it comes to the golf swing.
Greg Owen strips down at TPC Sawgrass to save bird in distress
If Greg Owen -- a journeyman still in search of his maiden PGA Tour victory -- wins this week's Players Championship, you can chalk it up to great play and great karma.