PGA News Archive

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Jordan Spieth receives PGA Player of the Year Award and Vardon Trophy
  IRVING, Tex. – Jordan Spieth, who won the Masters and U.S. Open Championship while making a gallant run at completing golf's Grand Slam, received the PGA of America Player of the Year Award and Vardon Trophy today.
Champions Tour founders share stories
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- "See all these pictures?" Jim Ferree says, grabbing a glossy poster adorned with two rings of black-and-white photos that recall a different era in golf.
99-year-old woman gets first golf lesson
You're never too old to learn to play golf. Here's a perfect example, posted on social media Tuesday: English teaching professional Maxine Burton is shown giving a first lesson to a student who is just a few months from her 100th birthday.  
Tips for getting the most out of your cold-weather round
Just because the temperature is dipping in a lot of places around the country -- particularly the northeast -- doesn't mean you can't still enjoy a round of late-season golf. So what can you do then to get the most out of your game in unfavorable conditions?
Monday, October 26, 2015
McGirt cashes in at Vegas
LAS VEGAS -- William McGirt said he was so unsure of his game heading into the Shriners Hospital for Children Open that he booked an airplane ticket home for Saturday, anticipating the weekend off.
How much is Smylie Kaufman's driver worth?
  You might just be learning about 23-year-old PGA Tour rookie Smylie Kaufman, who seemingly came out of nowhere to win the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open for h
Changes to Rules of Golf get rid of DQ for signing incorrect card
Golfers no longer face automatic disqualification for two violations, including an incorrect scorecard, under the latest set of rules that reflect a little more leniency in handing out penalties.
Jeremy Roenick attempts to wrestle alligator on golf course
Hockey players are a little different than the rest of us. Jeremy Roenick -- who enjoyed an 18-year NHL career and is one of just three U.S.-born players with at least 500 goals -- did something not so smart on the golf course recently. First, he taunted an alligator.
This is one of the best golf shots you'll ever see
Pro, amateur, or hacker, this is likely to be one of the best golf shots you've ever seen.
Sturgeon set to defend PGA Assistant title
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Sunday, October 25, 2015
What's in the winners' bags for the week of October 25, 2015
  What equipment did Smylie Kaufman and this week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Kaufman wins Shriners Hospitals Open
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Smylie Kaufman won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday in his fifth PGA Tour start, shooting a 10-under 61 and waiting more than two hours while rival after rival fell short.
Justin Rose goes on Instagram to analyze his Hong Kong Open win
Obviously, Justin Rose wasn't done celebrating his Hong Kong Open victory Sunday. HONG KONG OPEN: Justin Rose emerges as winner
Indelicate chip: Painful deflection for pro golfer Jacques Kruyswijk
  Poor Jacques Kruyswijk.   BAD BANK SHOT:
Tiger Woods gives two thumbs up to new Bond film
The newest entry into the Bond family of films doesn't premiere for the general public until Nov. 7. But Tiger Woods is already giving the movie props. He sent out this review of "Spectre," which has Daniel Craig returning as 007.  
Rose holds off Bjerregaard to win Hong Kong Open
HONG KONG — Justin Rose won his first European Tour title in 15 months Sunday, warding off a stubborn challenge from Lucas Bjerregaard of Denmark to win the Hong Kong Open by one shot.
Lydia Ko wins LPGA Taiwan to regain No. 1 spot in world
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Lydia Ko ran away with the LPGA Taiwan Championship on Sunday to regain the No. 1 spot in the world ranking.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Stegmaier leads by one in Vegas
Las Vegas, Nev. -- Brett Stegmaier birdied the final hole Saturday for a 3-under 68 and a one-stroke lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Alex Cejka makes an ace on 17 during the third round of the Shriners Hospitals Open
Alex Cejka was at 7-under when he stepped onto the tee box on No. 17 Saturday at the Shriners Hospitals Open. A 212-yard par-3 gem with a water hazard to the left of the green? Not a problem for the 44-year-old from Germany.  
Ole Miss golf team takes over Vaught-Hemingway Stadium for trick shot display
It was all about that golf at the Ole Miss football stadium this week. The men's and women's teams were taking part in a trick shot challenge against rival Texas A&M. The football teams meet Saturday night in Oxford, Miss.