PGA News Archive

Sunday, July 16, 2017
Preview the 146th Open Championship
Preview the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, including the top contenders.
Watch Gary Player's age-defying backflip into water
Gary Player has always been one to show that age really is just a number. This weekend, the Masters champion showed the world, yet again, that he's still got some pep in his step. 
Watch Lego Jack Nicklaus win the 1970 Open Championship
One of the keys to the incredible success of Jack Nicklaus was that he could prepare his game better than anyone else. One such preparation involved using a novel concept for his golf grips - something that Boccieri Golf now wants to take mainstream. Check out this week's "Game Changers."
The importance of a long drive: hitters at odds with some course setups
Saturday, July 15, 2017
WATCH: Fred Funk makes ace at Constellation Senior Players Championship
While Brandt Jobe and Bernhard Langer are opening up a lead on the field at the Constellation Senior Players Championship, there are still some other fireworks going on in Baltimore. That's where 3-time senior major champion Fred Funk comes in.
Ian Poulter conquers brutal conditions, shares Scottish Open lead
Keep your golf ball low while playing on windy days. Watch great instruction from PGA Professional Billy Ore, who explains the keys to being successful during windy rounds.
Kelly Kraft hits from a peculiar spot on the 17th -- and still makes par
How do you rebound after a bad hole? PGA Professional Mike Richards shares three simple tips that'll help you get move past your disaster and get your round right back on track.
Charles Barkley's swing is actually looking pretty good
The name Charles Barkley and the word golf together usually bring a grimace or a chuckle from many golfers. The Emmy Award-winning analyst on TNT's Inside the NBA has battled through more than his fair share of swing problems that would send most of us back to the couch.
2017 Girls Junior PGA Championship field list
The 42nd Girls Junior PGA Championship will be played July 18-21 at The Country Club of St. Albans Lewis & Clark Course in St. Albans, Missouri. Below are the 143 players who will be competing in this year's tournament.
8 anniversaries at this year's Open Championship
SOUTHPORT, England — A look at some of the anniversaries this year at the Open Championship:
Hootie Johnson, former Masters, Augusta National chairman dies at 86
William W. "Hootie" Johnson never backed down from a fight. Whether it was on the football field, in the boardroom or over Augusta National Golf Club's all-male membership, Johnson stood firm in his convictions.
Padraig Harrington reveling in new mindset ahead of Birkdale return
Friday, July 14, 2017
WATCH: World's top golfers try out the Left Handed Challenge
Hitting a golf ball with from your dominant side can be hard enough. But how about hitting it opposite handed?
Rory McIlroy's struggles continue with missed cut at Scottish Open
Allen Wronowski, PGA Director of Golf at Hillendale Country Club in Phoenix, Md., talks about greenside bunkers and gives some tips to improve your bunker game.
Lightning strikes fairway on 11th hole at Kampen Golf Course in Indiana
The best new irons for the 2017 golf season include new technologies, better materials, and advanced performance to help you feel more confident, dial in your needs, and lower your scores!
How kids can develop a good pre-shot routine
PGA Professional Tim Weinhart shares the importance of a good pre-shot routine.
5 of the most creative pin flags we’ve seen on the golf course
The best new drivers for the 2017 golf season range from new technologies, better materials, and advanced performance to help you get off the tee longer and straighter this season.
Michelle Wie out of US Women's Open because of ailing neck
BEDMINSTER, N.J. — Michelle Wie has withdrawn from the U.S. Women's Open because of a neck problem. She played the final five holes of Thursday first round in pain and withdrew on the second hole of her second round Friday morning.
Pro-Am golfer Scott Stallings: Working with wounded soldiers is 'life changing'
Scott Stallings has won $8.4 million in his seven years on the PGA tour, including three tournament titles. But his greatest golf thrill, he says, is not winning the 2011 Greenbrier Classic. Nor the 2012 True South Classic. Nor the 2014 Farmers Insurance Open.
The Open Championship 2017: Purse size, tournament FAQs