PGA News Archive

Friday, January 23, 2015
Zach Johnson hits shot the wrong way at Humana Challenge
This is like a trick shot gone wrong. 
Grace, Wiesberger keep share of lead at Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Branden Grace and Bernd Wiesberger birdied their last holes to keep a share of the lead after Round 3 at the Qatar Masters on Friday.
Bubba Watson owner of minor league baseball team
Bubba Watson talks to PGA.com about how he came to own part of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, a minor league baseball team based in his hometown.
Bubba Watson: Speed up Golf, Family Game
Bubba Watson spoke to PGA.com about his ideas for growing the game of golf and getting younger generations involved and excited about playing.
WATCH: Charles Barkley's golf belt resembles his golf game
And you thought Charles Barkley's golf swing was bad (you're right, it is). But is it possible that his golf-belt game is worse?
Watch: A trick-shot attempt goes painfully wrong
As we all know by now, the Bryan Brothers have made incredibly difficult golf trick shots look so easy.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Phil Mickelson trails Michael Putnam at Humana Challenge
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson got most of the attention in his return to competition after a four-month break. Blake Adams got a lot more out of his comeback round.
Stop fearing failure on the golf course, sports psychologist says
Golfers need to "break the fishbowl" to end the fear of failure and persevere, said a prominent sports psychologist Thursday at the PGA Merchandise Show.
Russ Ortiz's passions include golf, giving back to the community
When Russ Ortiz retired from major league baseball in 2010, he decided to follow his two passions in life: Golf and helping others. And by starting a golf apparel company called 2nd Guy Golf/2nd Girl Golf, Ortiz has the opportunity to do both at once.
Bernd Wieseberger in three-way tie at Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Bernd Wieseberger birdied his last hole to join South Africans Branden Grace and George Coetzee on top of the Qatar Masters leaderboard after the second round on Thursday.
New golf shoes offer improved comfort and stability
In recent years, golf shoe makers have seemingly have been trying as hard as they could to make shoes as lightweight as possible.
SuperStroke unveils counterbalancing putter grips
Few golf products have broken out more visibly in recent years than the oversized putter grips from SuperStroke.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Notes: Luke Donald to make his Humana Challenge debut
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Luke Donald is playing the Humana Challenge for the first time in a bid to keep pace on the West Coast swing.
Patrick Reed looks for first successful defense at Humana Challenge
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Reed left everyone behind last year in the Humana Challenge. This year, he's trying not to get too far ahead of himself.
PGA women's initiatives panel hopes to "inspire greatness" for female golfers
In order to grow the game for females, golfers of both sexes have to break down the barriers that intimidate women and keep them from enjoying the sport to its fullest extent. That was the unanimous opinion of the "Inspiring Greatness" panel Wednesday at the PGA Merchandise Show.
For Jordan Spieth, new clubs must look right and feel right
The beginning of the new calendar year means that many PGA Tour players have switched to new clubs.
NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick uses golf as his "relief valve"
It doesn't seem like turning laps at Daytona and Talladega at close to 200 mph would have much in common with a leisurely round of golf. But based on the number of people in the NASCAR garage area who play golf on a routine basis, that contradiction is more commonplace than expected.
Soft feel is common characteristic of 2015 golf balls
Titleist kicked off the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show bright and early Wednesday by formally introducing the 2015 editions of its Pro V1 and Pro V1x.
2015 Humana Challenge: Five players to watch
The PGA Tour is in the California desert this week for the Humana Challenge at PGA West, where Patrick Reed -- a winner of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions two weeks ago -- returns as the defending champion.
Bubba Watson calls hole-in-one (mini-golf), shirtless celebration ensues
There are countless examples of two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson having fun off the golf course. On Tuesday evening in Orlando, he provided yet another. Watson, playing mini-golf, called his putt, made it and then broke out into a shirtless celebration.