PGA News Archive

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Golf, and the PGA, link three generations of Justin Thomas' family
  Click here to return to complete coverage of the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show   ORLANDO – With the PGA of America kicking off the celebration of its Centennial
2016 Farmers Insurance Open: Five players to watch
Ah. One of our favorite stops on the PGA Tour this week -- the Farmers Insurance Open at breathtaking Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif.
Dunne, another member of the '11 Class making a splash
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The high school class of 2011 has another member this week at the Farmers Insurance Open, although Paul Dunne is different from the others. For starters, he's from Ireland.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
The next generational shift in golf might be on TV
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Peter Kostis went to the Ryder Cup as a swing coach and left with a broadcasting career.
Bubba Watson explains origin of pumping up Ryder Cup crowd
Bubba Watson shared some behind-the-scenes insight to the first tee at the Ryder Cup and why he went against the golf norm by asking fans to cheer loudly as he set up and drove his initial shot in 2014.
Oosthuizen, Grace look to maintain South African domination
South Africans have won three of the five European Tour events in the 2016 season, and two more of the country's players seem strong candidates for a victory at the Qatar Masters.
PGA of America's Centennial tees off in style at Demo Day
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. -- The PGA of America officially opened the celebration of its Centennial Tuesday with a ceremonial tee shot featuring representatives from the Association’s 41 nationwide PGA Sections.
Registration for Drive, Chip and Putt is Open!
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College student holes full-court putt, wins $500
OK, in terms of degree of difficulty, I'd have to imagine that holing a full-court putt on a basketball court -- given the speed and precision required to do so -- is a heck of a lot more difficult than draining a full-court shot with a basketball.
Lexi Thompson named Official Ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2016) -- LPGA star Lexi Thompson was named an Official Ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf at the 63rd PGA Merchandise Show Outdoor Demo Day today.
Ben Hogan Golf rolls out second set of irons and new line of hybrids
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Spieth's international tour continues in Singapore
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Jordan Spieth's worldwide golf adventure continues this week at the Singapore Open, where he says the weather reminds him a bit of his home state of Texas.
PGA Merchandise Show: Demo Day live updates with Bubba Watson, Lexi Thompson
It's Demo Day at the PGA Merchandise Show. Scheduled to attend: Bubba Watson, Lexi Thompson, Blair O'Neal and more. Follow it here with our live updates.  
Monday, January 25, 2016
PGA of America's original members could not envision incredible growth
When the PGA of America was founded on April 10, 1916, it included 78 original members. A lot has changed in 100 years.
PGA of America kicks off Centennial with tribute to PGA Professionals in #ThxPGAPro campaign
  Click here to return to complete coverage of the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show   PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.  – In conjunction with the 63
2nd Youth & Family Golf Summit delivers world's top experts in science of learning and growing youth participation
  ORLANDO, Fla. – The 2nd Youth & Family Golf Summit concluded Monday with a comprehensive discussion on the science of learning; the art of teaching; and establishing a mindset to grow the game.
How much is Jason Dufner's driver worth?
  When you reflect back on Jason Dufner's victory at the CareerBuilder Challenge on Sunday, your first thought is very likely that amazing
PGA of America to showcase PGA Professionals throughout special 100-Day Centennial Celebration
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What it's like to attend the PGA Merchandise Show
  Click here to return to complete coverage of the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show   The PGA Merchandise Show got its start a little over six decades ago when a handful of golf me
What it's like to attend Demo Day at the PGA Merchandise Show
  Click here to return to complete coverage of the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show   There are something like 26 million golfers in the United States, but only a handf