PGA News Archive

Thursday, April 07, 2016
Justin Rose's new putter heats up quickly in his opening 69 at Masters
  AUGUSTA, Ga. – If Justin Rose was looking for validation of his recent decision to change his putter and putting grip, he received it immediately Thursday.
Darrell Royal was invited to join Augusta National, but wife said no
  This story sounds like an April Fool's joke, but it apparently is true.   Legendary Texas Longhorns football coach Darrell Royal was invited to become a member of Augusta National – and his wife turned it down.
Ernie Els six-putts first hole, makes a 9
The putting woes of four-time major champ Ernie Els over the past 12 months have been well documented.
Brandt Snedeker cans 33-foot birdie from just off fourth green
The par-3 fourth hole at Augusta National is undoubtedly one of the most difficult on the course.
Nicklaus talks the six toughest shots at Augusta National
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Augusta National has a mystique as the only major championship played on the same golf course every year. That doesn't mean there are any mysteries to playing well. Just ask six-time Masters champion Jack Nicklaus.
Henrik Stenson plays 'Ice, Ice, Baby' on drive down Magnolia Lane
On Wednesday, you may have seen this video posted to the Facebook account of six-time Masters champ Jack Nicklaus.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Jordan Spieth breaks his driver, will use backup at the Masters
  This probably counts more as an annoyance than an emergency, but defending Masters champion Jordan Spieth cracked the face of his Titleist 915D2 driver on Wednesday and will have to go with a backup this week.   The broken club was qui
Tom Watson says making Masters cut not enough, so it's time to go
Fun is par for the course at Masters' annual pre-event Par-3 Contest
Jason Day a favorite at the Masters, where he once thought of quitting
Top three players at Masters happily stick with coaches from their youth
80-year-old Gary Player makes hole-in-one
Legend Gary Player, a three-time Masters champion, recorded the 31st -- 31st! -- hole-in-one of his incredible career during Wednesday's Par 3 Contest. Playing alongside Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson, Player made the ace on the seventh hole.
Justin Thomas, Rickie Fowler record back-to-back aces
One of the coolest traditions in golf is the Par 3 Contest at Augusta National on the eve of the Masters each year. Not only do you hope to see a hole-in-one in the Par 3 Contest, but you actually expect it.
Golf's new version of Tiger Woods is its group of young gunslingers
  AUGUSTA, Ga. – Golf has a new version of Tiger Woods.   It's not a one-man super talent who shows up to tournaments and beats everyone to a pulp.   The new Tiger on the PGA
At the Masters, world No. 1 Jason Day will try hard not to try too hard
  AUGUSTA, Ga. – Jason Day's love affair with the Masters began when he watched the tournament as a kid growing up in Australia.
Here's what it's like to be Jack Nicklaus at Augusta National
Jack Nicklaus has won a record 18 major championships. Six of those came in the Masters -- more than any player in the game's history. In 1986, at the age of 46, Nicklaus became the oldest player ever to win the Masters in what many consider to be the greatest tournament... well, ever.
The Masters: 10 players to watch
The first major of the 2016 season is upon us. The 80th edition of the Masters tees off at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday morning.
Like the azaleas in bloom, skipping balls on No. 16 a Masters tradition
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – The chants start as soon as each group has finished teeing off at the 16th hole.   "Skip! Skip!
CBS Sports presents “The Masters: Building a Champion”
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – For more than 80 years, The Masters has helped define golf’s greatest champions, including many who wore the Green Jacket following the mentorship and guidance of a PGA Professional.
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Jordan Spieth relying on experience in his bid for a repeat at the Masters