PGA News Archive

Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Lydia Ko putts with Stephen Curry and Golden State Warriors on court
  The LPGA Tour is off this week, so world No. 1 Lydia Ko is up in the Bay Area for a little work and a little play.
Good news for golf: Game growing in 'momentum and energy'
With more rounds of golf being played in the United States last year, along with a major increase in the number of youth golfers in the past five years, golf's future is looking bright.
Warmer weather brings northern golfers out of hiberation
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. -- Max Gilbert was en route to a business meeting Tuesday when he heard from a friend that Hickory Hills Golf Course was opening for the season around noon.
CastleOak Securities Named Presenting Sponsor for PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The PGA of America announced today that CastleOak Securities L.P., of New York City, has been named a presenting sponsor for the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship and its accompanying one-hour highlight program on Golf Channel. 
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Florida course has four holes-in-one in the same tournament
NAPLES, Fla. -- Officially, Friday was the Wildcat Run Men's Invitational. Unofficially, it was hole-in-one day at the Estero club.
Jason Dufner takes batting practice with Toronto Blue Jays
  Jason Dufner was born in Ohio and lives in Alabama – so naturally, he's a Toronto Blue Jays fan.   Okay, well, maybe the Jays aren't necessarily near and dear to his heart.
Longtime PGA Professional Kamal steps down at Keene CC
KEENE, N.H. -- Someone not named Kamal will be the head golf professional at Keene Country Club this season for the first time in more than half a century.
Several players on bubble in final week to qualify for Dell Match Play
  PALM HARBOR, Fla.
Notebook: Pat Perez has surgery for torn labrum, out for rest of season
  PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) – Pat Perez has played seven times this year, but only once on a Sunday. A trip to the doctor explained what might have contributed to his poor play.
History made as VA partners with PGA REACH to support PGA HOPE
  WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a Centennial year, the PGA of America etched a new piece of history Tuesday that will resonate past the boundaries of a golf course.       The U.S.
Dwight Gahm, founder of Valhalla Golf Club, dies at 96
  Dwight Gahm, the man who founded the Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, 30 years ago, and grew it into one of the United States' most prominent golf clubs, died Monday at age 96.   Gahm (pronounced "game") hired
Branden Grace, among golf's best, showing that no moment is too big
  PALM HARBOR, Fla.
From Evansville to Augusta: Kaufman's whirlwind year
EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- After completing his round Saturday at the World Golf Championships in Miami, Smylie Kaufman went to dinner with a longtime friend he met playing junior golf, Jordan Spieth.
Pro golf events this week | March 7-13, 2016
  PGA TOUR VALSPAR CHAMPIONSHIP   Site: Palm Harbor, Florida. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Innisbrook Resort, Copperhead Course (7,340 yards, par 71).
VA Partners with PGA to Support PGA HOPE Program for Veterans with Disabilities
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is partnering with PGA REACH, the philanthropic arm of PGA of America, to bring a specialized golf program to disabled Veterans.
PGA of America Extends Contract of Chief Executive Officer Pete Bevacqua
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The PGA of America today announced the extension of CEO Pete Bevacqua’s contract through December 2021. Bevacqua has served as CEO since November 2012 and his current contract was set to expire in November 2018.
Jason Day commits to RBC Heritage at Harbour Town
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The field for the 48th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing is already taking shape.
Monday, March 07, 2016
Rickie Fowler wins $1 million for Els autism charity with hole-in-one
  Not often can you say that the biggest golf shot of the week happened on a Monday, but that is definitely the case today – Rickie Fowler made a hole-in-one at a pro-am tournament for the Els for Autism Foundation, and that triggered a $1 million donation to the ch
Adam Scott insists he's not the favorite to win the Masters
  In the last three weeks, Adam Scott has won two tournaments in a row, both against fields stronger than any others the PGA Tour has assembled so far this season, and finished second on one of the tour's most respected tracks.   So
Jordan Spieth has achieved a great deal since winning Valspar playoff
  PALM HARBOR, Fla. – There were three previous victories, wins that showed his potential for greatness, but it was here one year ago that Jordan Spieth started to put the golf world on notice.   His playoff win at