PGA News Archive

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Rory McIlroy can relate to what Jordan Spieth is facing in 2016
  After winning two straight majors en route to one of the best seasons in PGA Tour history, how will Jordan Spieth fare in 2016?
Tales from the tours, both large and small, mark the year in golf for 2015
  No one knows for sure when Tiger Woods will compete again, and that includes Woods.
PGA Tour players wish Tiger Woods a happy birthday on social media
  Tiger Woods turns the big 4-0 today, and he's getting a lot of birthday love on social media.
Tom Weiskopf thrilled by chance to re-do North Course at Torrey Pines
  LA JOLLA, Calif. – Tom Weiskopf was driving and had to pull off the road.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
As Tiger Woods turns 40, his future as a player remains very unclear
  ST. LOUIS – Tiger Woods turns 40 on Dec. 30.
PGA Tour widening its gap in world ranking points over European Tour
  European Tour Chief Executive Keith Pelley laid out ambitious plans with hopes of becoming a "viable alternative" to the PGA Tour.   That starts with an increase in prize money, and he went so far as to say that it would make
Jordan Spieth sets bar high for hole-outs from off the green in 2016
  Jordan Spieth and caddie Michael Greller have made a bet each of their three years together. Greller sets a number of times Spieth must hole out from off the green, and if he surpasses the number, Greller has to take him out for dinner.
Rickie Fowler seeks wins in majors and regular events in same year
  Imagine if Rickie Fowler could blend his last two seasons.   Last year was all about the majors.
Notebook: Billy Horschel hopes short-game work will pay off
  Billy Horschel wanted to be the first player to win the FedExCup in consecutive years.
Northwestern Ireland's 'Wild Atlantic Way' blends golf with adventure
  BELMULLET, Ireland – Two years ago, when I first discovered Irish links golf and Ireland in general, I knew I wanted to return someday.
Man plays golf -- on ice skates -- in Sweden
People who are addicted to golf will go to great -- even preposterous -- lengths to play the game they love.
Check out Steph Curry's high school golf team photo
By now we all know that NBA superstar Steph Curry is a golf nut. On Monday night, ESPN's Darren Rovell tweeted out a photo of Curry with his high school golf team.
Monday, December 28, 2015
A legend at 90: How Pete Dye and the Lowcountry shaped one another
  HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – Pete Dye, then newly selected for the World Golf Hall of Fame, found himself in need of a little inspiration on a visit to Long Cove Club a few years ago.   Each Hall of Fame member had
Jack Kilgore's bet turned Fripp Island into Lowcountry destination
  HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – Jack Kilgore knew nothing about real estate or resorts – or even the Lowcountry – when he decided to buy a jungle known as Fripp Island.   He was on a fishing trip with a fr
Mid-Am champ Sammy Schmitz revels in first visit to Augusta
  ST. PAUL, Minn. – Sammy Schmitz, the four-time St. John's-Collegeville All-America golfer who in October earned entry to the 2016 Masters by winning the U.S.
Family and friends in Pennsylvania rejoice in Jordan Spieth's epic year
  ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Though he's a native Texan who plans to serve Texas barbecue at his Masters Champions dinner in April, golfer Jordan Spieth can trace his lineage to the Lehigh Valley.
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Bubba Watson gets a 'pie face' as Santa Claus
Santa Claus could have gotten Caleb Watson something a little less messy for Christmas, like "Chutes and Ladders" or "Twister." Instead, he brought "Pie Face." And dad just had to give it a try.
Tiger Woods on turning 40: 'Depends when you ask me'
In his most recent "Christmas letter" posted to his website, Tiger Woods reflected on the ups and downs of a difficult 2015, his hopes for a return to competitive golf in 2016 -- and his feelings about turning 40 on Dec. 30.
Friday, December 25, 2015
Balmy Buffalo: Christmas gift for golfers
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- During last year's bitterly cold winter, Frank Mangor would have thought you were crazy if you told him he would be golfing on Christmas morning of 2015.
DeChambeau primed for Dubai debut
DUBAI -- His confidence on a high after swinging his way into record books, Bryson DeChambeau is primed for a fresh challenge when he makes his maiden appearance in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club Feb. 4-7.