PGA News Archive

Monday, October 19, 2015
Rory McIlroy nearly hit by tee shot
In case you missed it over the weekend, Open winner Emiliano Grillo nearly smoked Rory McIlroy with a tee shot on the 296-yard, par-4 17th hole Saturday.
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Langer tallies 25th Champions Tour win
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Bernhard Langer rallied to win the San Antonio Championship on Sunday for his second victory of the year and 25th overall on the Champions Tour.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of October 18, 2015
  What equipment did Emiliano Grillo and this week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Grillo wins Open playoff
NAPA, Calif. (AP) -- Emiliano Grillo of Argentina won his PGA Tour rookie debut Sunday at the Open by holing a 25-foot birdie putt on the 18th for a 3-under 69, and then making the most out of a second chance in the playoff to beat Kevin Na.
35 Senior PGA Professionals earn Harbor Shores invites
SEASIDE, Calif. -- While John DalCorobbo had reason to celebrate Sunday after winning the 2015 Senior PGA Professional National Championship at the Bayonet and Black Horse courses, 34 other happy senior PGA Professionals were busy updating their travel plans for next May.
DalCorobbo wins Senior PGA PNC
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Sullivan wins Portugal Masters by 9 shots
VILAMOURA, Portugal — Andy Sullivan of England easily won the Portugal Masters on Sunday after extending his lead to finish nine strokes ahead.
Arnie wins Stan Musial Lifetime Award
ST. LOUIS -- In February, 1970, the Associated Press named Arnold Palmer the "Athlete of the Decade," as he beat out candidates like Bill Russell, Sandy Koufax, Johnny Unitas, Mickey Mantle, Jim Brown and Willie Mays.
Nicolas Colsaerts makes par from the water hazard at Portugal Masters
Nicolas Colsaerts may not have won this week on the European Tour. But he did provide the week's best opportunity for a slow-motion replay. Colsaerts was playing in the Portugal Masters Sunday when he hit his ball into the water on the par-5 12th.
Amy Yang birdies every hole on the back nine for LPGA record
Golf is filled with rare feats: aces, albatrosses and 59s. But Amy Yang's final round Sunday at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship might have been rarer still.
Lexi Thompson wins LPGA Tour event in South Korea
INCHEON, South Korea — Lexi Thompson broke out of a crowded pack Sunday to win the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship for her second victory of the year and sixth overall.
Matt Kuchar wins Fiji International by 4 shots
SUVA, Australia — American Matt Kuchar shot a second-straight three-under 69 on Sunday to ease to a four-stroke victory over Australia's Aron Price at the Fiji International.
Steele narrowly hangs onto lead at PGA Tour season opener
NAPA, Calif. — Brendan Steele did just enough to keep the lead Saturday in the Open. He just missed a chance to do a lot more.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Michael Allen, Scott McCarron share lead in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Defending champion Michael Allen shot a 3-under 69 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Scott McCarron in the Champions Tour's San Antonio Championship.
Notes: Lardon shoots 66, takes lead at Senior PGA Championship
LARDON’S LEADERBOARD LEAP: After beginning the day tied for 13th place and five shots off the pace, Brad Lardon of College Station, Texas posted Saturday’s low-round, a 66 that was bogey free and included a trio of birdies on Bayonet’s four par fives.
Lardon shoots 66, leads Sr. PNC by 1
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Forster records ace in Sr. PGA PNC
SEASIDE, Calif. -- George Forster of Villanova, Pennsylvania, recorded the sixth hole-in-one of his career Saturday, his fifth in competition, on the par-3 17th hole of the Bayonet Course in the 27th Senior PGA Professional National Championship.
Golf legends break ground on course to honor their legacy
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, West Va. -- Forty major championships. One-hundred eighty-eight PGA Tour victories. Eight PGA Player of the Year Awards. Four shovels.
Sullivan takes 5-shot lead into Portugal Masters final round
VILAMOURA, Portugal — England's Andy Sullivan shot a 4-under 67 in windy conditions to take a five-shot lead into Sunday's final round at the Portugal Masters.
LPGA: Ko, Park share lead in South Korea
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Lydia Ko and Sung Hyun Park rebounded to top the crowded leaderboard Saturday in the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship.