PGA News Archive

Monday, January 23, 2017
Renowned instructors explore new ways to reach students at 15th PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit
ORLANDO, Fla. – How do you engage PGA Professionals with their students? Perhaps it’s as easy as an eye in the sky.
Special events, celebrities and more than 1K top brands at PGA Merchandise Show
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (January 23, 2017) -- The 64th PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Jan.
GolfTEC presentation day 1 2017
Here's a look at the GolfTEC presentation from Day 1 of PGA Merchandise Show week in Orland.
GolfTEC's SwingTRU Motion Study illustrates big swing differences between low, high handicap players
Utilizing a nationwide database of approximately 30,000 golfers, GolfTEC analyzed 48 different body positions within a player’s swing that correlates to their handicap, to determine the most efficient methods to improve their game.
How Hudson Swafford made a pressure-filled situation look easy
Until Sunday, Hudson Swafford had never won on the PGA Tour. In the final round of the CareerBuilder Challenge at PGA West, Swafford emerged from the pack with a 5-under 67 to claim his maiden win on Tour, good for a two-year exemption and a trip to the Masters.
With trip to PGA Show, momentum picks up for U.S. Disabled Golf Association
For the past five years, Clinton's Jason Faircloth has been driven by the idea of starting an organization that supports disabled golfers and provides them with their own national championship.
Sunday, January 22, 2017
The Pursuit of Excellence takes Multiple Paths at PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit
ORLANDO, Fla. – Like the nearly 800 attendees at the 15th PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit, PGA Professional Todd Sones is on a quest to make his students walk away with smiles on their faces.
Hudson Swafford wins first PGA Tour title at CareerBuilder Challenge
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Hudson Swafford won the fittingly named CareerBuilder Challenge on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, following three straight birdies with a closing par for a one-stroke victory.
In search of golf's Holy Grail: More distance
With today’s longer courses, amazing advances in technology for equipment and players on Tour hitting literal moon shots off the tee, it’s only natural that every day golfers want to grip it and rip it farther, too.
Shots of the week: Flag hunting and history (no pants required)
If the first few tournaments of 2017 are any indication, it's going to be an incredible year. Golf fans witnessed a little bit of everything, from another entry into the 59club, to an amateur winning a hole-in-one car, and even a near-ace on "Alcatraz."
Dancing With The Stars pro Tony Dovolani discusses golf and dancing
World champion dancer Tony Dovolani, one of the professional dancers featured on ABC's Dancing With The Stars, attended the 2017 PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit and discussed how there are many similarities between being a successful golfer and a successful dancer.
Amateur nails ace, wins car in style
Adam Hadwin made headlines at the PGA Tour CareerBuilder Challenge after carding a 59 on Saturday. And while he deserves it, there's another man having a week he won't soon forget.
Golf meets science to open PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit
ORLANDO, Fla. – Is the Force with you? Inquiring PGA Professional minds would like to know.
Adam Hadwin describes each hole of his 13-under 59
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Adam Hadwin's hole-by-hole description of his 13-under 59 on Saturday at La Quinta Country Club in the CareerBuilder Challenge:
Tommy Fleetwood holds off major champions to win in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood looked at the leaderboard and saw three of the biggest names in golf among the players hunting him down in the final holes of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Sunday.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Bernhard Langer wins at Hualalai after wind cuts tournament short
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — Bernhard Langer was declared the winner of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship after strong winds blowing across the Hualalai golf course halted the tournament on Saturday.
Adam Hadwin becomes eighth player to join 59 club
History continues to be made during this young 2017 golf season.
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño strips down to hit shot at CareerBuilder Challenge
No shoes, no pants, no problem? During the second round of the CareerBuilder Challenge, Spanish golfer Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño found his ball pinned up against the water hazard in a bit of a rough spot for a right-handed golfer on the par-4 9th hole.
Refreshed Dustin Johnson shoots 64, in contention in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Over his jet lag and familiar with the golf course, Dustin Johnson is finally a real factor at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Tyrrell Hatton proving major championship displays were no fluke in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Tyrrell Hatton grabbed the consciousness of the wider golfing public with his top-10 finishes at the British Open and U.S. PGA Championship last year.