PGA News Archive

Thursday, December 01, 2016
Tiger Woods is back, but don't expect the old Tiger
It was 20 years ago last month when the world began to understand that golf, at least for the near future, wouldn't be the same.
Here's what happened the 7 other times Tiger Woods returned from a long absence
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Tiger Woods used to have no trouble returning to golf after a long layoff. That was when he was much younger, before the injuries and surgeries began piling up, before the annual arrival of more young players who made golf stronger than ever.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Top Instagram posts from 2016
It has been a very fun year on the Instagram account. We’ve enjoyed sharing with you some of the best photos and videos available to us throughout the year.
What golfers can't live without in their bag
The golf bag is more than just a home for our clubs. It’s our home away from home for the 4+ hours we’re out on the course.
Jack Nicklaus talks Tiger Woods and his Banyan Cay Resort & Golf Club project
The ice sculptures under the party tent were already dripping pretty steady Tuesday when Jack Nicklaus stepped to the microphone to talk about his latest golf course design project in West Palm Beach.
5 reasons to be excited for this week's Hero World Challenge
If we're being completely honest with one another, there's no a whole lot in the world of professional golf to really, truly get excited about in late November-early December, right?
Branden Grace skips ball over water to within 5 feet of hole
South Africa's Branden Grace has made some noise the last two years in major championships, racking up top-5 finishes in four of the last eight he's played, most notably a third-place showing at the 2015 PGA Championship (which he followed with a T4 this year).
Peggy Kirk Bell remembered for her devotion to golf, family, faith
SOUTHERN PINES -- Peggy Kirk Bell, in a memorial service Tuesday, was remembered as genuine, feisty, funny, generous, outspoken, Peg, Peggy Kirk, Ma Bell and the Great One.
What should we expect from Tiger Woods this week?
Whether people want to admit it or not, the simple fact is that no player in the game today moves the needle quite like Tiger Woods -- even as he enters his own Hero World Challenge this week in the Bahamas with a world ranking of 898.
Tiger Woods' best putter back in the bag, away from his son
NASSAU, Bahamas — Like any father, Tiger Woods has a list of what his two children can and cannot touch in the house, even when it comes to his golf clubs. Two of them, in particular.
Tiger Woods is back, and only he knows for how long
NASSAU, Bahamas — Returning to golf was always going to be an easier decision for Tiger Woods than knowing when to leave. One week in the Bahamas is not going to determine that.
With 2017 PGA Championship in North Carolina, Wanamaker Trophy visits Duke
The 2017 PGA Championship will be contested at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, N.C.
Three-ball combination putt finds nothing but cup
Much like billiards, golf is a game that's all about the angles. George Bryan -- one-half of the famous Bryan Bros. trick-shot duo -- pulled off one of the coolest golf-ball combination putts you'll ever see.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Wyatt Worthington II becomes first African American to win PGA Tournament Series event
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Wyatt Worthington II doesn’t just want to make birdies, he wants to make history. Worthington did both Tuesday, shooting another 2-under 70 to win Event No. 1 of the PGA Tournament Series by two shots at PGA Golf Club.
On this day: Lee Trevino hits $175k ace at 1987 Skins Game
The date was November 29, 1987 and the Skins Game was one of the premier made-for-TV golf events around. A national audience tuned in to watch a star-studded event as Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino and Fuzzy Zoeller battled for a good chunk of change.
Tiger Woods counts it a success just to play golf again
NASSAU, Bahamas — This might be one time that Tiger Woods doesn't measure success on the golf course by the score on his card. He measured it with three words Tuesday: "I'm playing again."
Tiger Woods, Bubba Watson reflect on Ryder Cup vice captain experience
Tiger Woods and Bubba Watson each found themselves in different shoes for the 2016 Ryder Cup, taking on the role of vice captain instead of teeing it up as players.
Myrtle Beach PGA Pros bring more access to golf for disabled
Two men are trying to provide increased opportunities on the Grand Strand to golfers with disabilities.
Monday, November 28, 2016
Three tied for lead after tough conditions at opening round of PGA Tournament Series presented by GolfAdvisor
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Richard Terga and Dakun Chang got off to fast starts, but the real winner Monday in the first round of Event No. 1 of the PGA Tournament Series was the Wanamaker Course at PGA Golf Club.
Tiger Woods, Derek Jeter played a practice round together at the Hero World Challenge
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — They were voted rookie of the year 20 years ago in their respective sports and quickly piled up championships. Tiger Woods and Derek Jeter finally had a chance to play golf together Monday. Only one of them is retired.