PGA News Archive

Sunday, July 03, 2016
What is TrackMan and how does it work?
In 2016, TrackMan technology is all over the golf world.
Jordan Spieth sinks mid-range putt without looking
Jordan Spieth has made a career out of making putting look too easy. We've seen him drain long, snaking putts everywhere from Augusta to St. Andrews.
When trick shots go wrong
Generally two questions come to my mind when I see a golf trick shot on the internet: 1. Is this real or fake? 2. How many attempts did it take to do that?
Army veteran surprises family at Firestone
Brooke Henderson holds on at Portland Classic
For her first win on the LPGA Tour, Brooke Henderson opened a huge lead and never relinquished it. For her second, she made a late Sunday charge, then beat the No. 1 player in women's golf in a playoff.
Dustin Johnson finally fulfills his potential
Dustin Johnson's new home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., is still under construction, but its design may already have a fatal flaw. The trophy room may not be big enough. "I don't know, hopefully I've got to make it bigger," Johnson said.
Scott Piercy finds positives in another second-place finish
AKRON, Ohio _ Scott Piercy's challenge is to turn heartache into inspiration. Two weeks ago, the 37-year-old with three PGA Tour victories came close to winning the biggest tournament of his life, tying for second at the U.S. Open at Oakmont.
Saturday, July 02, 2016
Michigan man scores two hole-in-ones in the same round
I'm a young golfer, so I have plenty of rounds ahead of me, but I'm still a little disappointed I've never had a hole-in-one.
Yoenis Cespedes hosts youth golf clinic
New York Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes has made his love for golf clear in recent years, even going so far as to say that he'd like to be a professional golfer once he reti
NBA Championship trophy on display at Firestone
Last month's NBA championship was kind of a big deal. For those who are unfamiliar, the Cleveland Cavaliers brought home the title, marking the city's first major professional championship since the Browns won the NFL Championship in 1964.
Justin Thomas bombs 414-yard drive
Justin Thomas said it was the probably the hardest he's ever hit a drive. But little did he know that his 414-yard bomb on "The Monster," the 667-yard, par-5 16th hole at Akron's Firestone Country Club, would help put him the record books.
Friday, July 01, 2016
Shortest consecutive golf shots you'll ever see a Tour pro hit part II
You ever get one of those fluffy lies in the rough around the green? You know what I'm talking about -- the real delicate kind where you don't want to get too cute but you really have no choice?
Jordan Spieth says he will talk less, play faster
Jordan Spieth's relationship with caddie Michael Greller might be the perfect partnership. But from this point forward, it might be more of a silent partnership.
Impressive golf trick shot by construction worker
We've seen our share of impressive golf trickshots over the past few years, but this one we stumbled upon on Reddit might be right near the top of the list... if it's real.
Waterjet cuts through variety of golf balls
Have you ever wondered: Can a waterjet cut a golf ball in half? Neither have I.
Aurora-area PGA Junior League Golf helping grow the game
Johnny Bozonelos, 8, got his first set of golf clubs five years ago.
17-year-old emergency lands single-engine plane on golf course
It's not everyday that an airplane lands on a golf course.
That time Samuel L. Jackson beat Tiger Woods at St. Andrews
This may be hard to believe, but actor Samuel L. Jackson once beat Tiger Woods in a round at the Home of Golf -- The Old Course at St. Andrews.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Willett, Gourdy swarmed by bees at French Open
As PGA Tour players look to transition to links-style golf in preparation for the Open Championship, a few of the game's best have opted to play in the French Open at Le Golf National, including Rory McIlroy and Masters champion Danny Willet.
Bridgestone Invitational: Dustin Johnson is back and 5 more things to know
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Dustin Johnson was on the range at Firestone for an hour and was lucky if he hit more than a dozen shots. This would not be described as an intense practice session, for all the right reasons.