PGA News Archive

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
The 5 most difficult U.S. Opens
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Open is known as the toughest test in golf, and it usually lives up to its reputation. Some years more than others.
U.S. Open: Rory McIlroy focused on disciplined approach at Oakmont
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Rory McIlroy winced ever so slightly as he uttered the words, well aware of their connotations even though he intended no disrespect to some of the greatest moments of his career.
U.S. Open: Oakmont living up to its fearsome reputation
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Danny Willett makes his debut in the U.S. Open at Oakmont. At least the U.S. Open that he grew up watching.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
U.S. Open: Jordan Spieth's on a roll in majors headed to Oakmont
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Jordan Spieth feels confident about his game, typical talk from most top players going into a major. Unlike so many others at this U.S. Open, however, Spieth speaks from experience.
Phil Mickelson leaves Oakmont for daughter's graduation
Whether you root for Phil Mickelson or you don't root for Phil Mickelson, there is one thing we cannot deny. The five-time major champion loves his family.
Henderson's KPMG victory caps rapid ascent
SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) -- When Brooke Henderson played her first LPGA Tour event at age 14, she marveled at Lydia Ko winning the Canadian Women's Open at 15.
U.S. Open: Danny Willett, Masters champ, takes on 2nd leg of Grand Slam
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — More than five decades of history is enough to remind Masters champion Danny Willett that winning the calendar Grand Slam is unlikely. He only needs to look back one year to at least think about the possibilities.
U.S. Open: Jordan Spieth worried about too much sand in Oakmont bunkers
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth saw a different Oakmont than the course he first played six weeks ago. It wasn't the speed of the greens or the rough that covered his shoes. It was the sand in the bunkers.
U.S. Open: 5 players who suffered major heartaches
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Tom Lehman placed both hands over his cap in disbelief when his shot into the 17th green at Congressional bounded off the side of the green and into the water in 1997, ending his hopes at a U.S. Open he never won.
Monday, June 13, 2016
7-year-old lights fireworks with golf ball
I was never allowed to play with fireworks as a kid. My dad always worried about me blowing my fingers off.
Get a Grip (on your game)
As a young teenager I fell in love with the game of golf.  I read every book, watched every event
This disc golf 'double albatross' is amazing
UPDATE: We've been told this was actually an "albatross" -- a 2 on a par 5, not a par 6 as initially reported.
U.S. Open: Players' videos show how brutal Oakmont can be
Could this be the most difficult U.S. Open ever? It's not out of the question, as videos and photos rolling in from players at Oakmont showcase lightning-fast greens and rough so thick you need a weed-whacker.
Bear cub searches golf cart, finds beer
What do you do if you see a black bear while you're playing golf? What if it's a cute cub? Well it's 2016, so you better take out your phone and grab a video. That's what Adam Baxter did, a golfer from Anchorage, Alaska.
U.S. Open: The 6 most intriguing pairings at Oakmont
The season's second major championship -- the U.S. Open -- is upon us this week at Oakmont Country Club just outside Pittsburgh, Pa.
U.S. Open: Oakmont requires crash course ahead of toughest test in golf
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Sam Parks Jr. rates among the most unlikely winners in U.S. Open history, especially compared with the Hall of Fame list of champions at Oakmont.
The 5 best U.S. Opens played at Oakmont Country Club
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Oakmont has hosted the U.S. Open more than any other golf course, and there's a reason.
Sunday, June 12, 2016
Ko could join elite company with victory
If Lydia Ko can hold her lead in the 2016 KPMG Women's PGA Championship and emerge victorious this afternoon, she’d join Inbee Park (2013), Pat Bradley (1985-86), Mickey Wright (1961-62), and Babe Zaharias (1950) as the only women to win three straight majors.
Bermingham can’t beat the experience
LPGA Teaching & Club Professional Jennifer Bermingham, of Long Beach, California, will earn Low Club Professional honors this afternoon in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Washington.
Jason Day throws first pitch at Pirates game
Standing over a putt to win a major championship has to be a nerve-racking experience. But apparently it isn't the only thing that makes world No. 1 Jason Day nervous.