PGA News Archive

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
At Frys Open, Rory McIlroy starts new season as part of hectic fall
  NAPA, Calif.
5-year-old Jaden Soong has a winning golf game and winning personality
  There are lots of cool little golfers out there. We've even written about a few here on PGA.com over the years. But I ran across a little guy the other day who has a personality to match his game.   His name is Jaden Soong.
Could Drone Golf become the next big golf game?
  As long as there are people with imaginations, there will be new variations of golf.   The newest one I've run across: Drone Golf.
Pepper returns to the air as CBS analyst
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Dottie Pepper has joined the CBS Sports golf broadcasting team and will return to full-time work.
Reigning NCAA champion Bryson DeChambeau drops out of SMU
  DALLAS (AP) – U.S.
2015 Frys.com Open: Five players to watch
I hope you didn't blink. If you did, you missed the PGA Tour's offseason. A new season begins on Thursday in Napa, Calif., with the Frys.com Open at Silverado -- less than one month after the 2014-15 season ended with the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta.
Michelle Wie tries yet another local delicacy, shares video
Michelle Wie is definitely adventurous when it comes to dining. Last year, while in South Korea, she posted a video of herself eating a live squid.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Korda sisters both win tournaments after "powering up" on teebox
  One of my most favorite recent posts here on PGA.com featured LPGA Tour player Jessica Korda and her younger sister Nelly showing off their teebox dance moves to the infectious strains o
Notebook: Phil Mickelson still loving team events, and proving valuable
  NAPA, Calif. (AP) – Phil Mickelson wasn't kidding when he said how much he enjoyed the team events.   He sat out Saturday morning and was on the course early despite the threat of rain.
Can Presidents Cup star Branden Grace succeed where others haven't
  NAPA, Calif.
This week's pro golf events | Oct. 15-18, 2015
  PGA TOUR FRYS.COM OPEN   Site: Napa, California. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Silverado Resort and Spa, North Course (7,203 yards, par 72).
Patrick Reed has clubs and will travel – all over Asia and Middle East
  NAPA, Calif.
Stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala to play in Frys.com Open pro-am
It's no secret that when Stephen Curry's not on the basketball court, there's a pretty good chance he's on a golf course somewhere.
Favorite aces from the 2014-15 PGA Tour season
Throughout the course of a season, there are countless jaw-dropping shots executed by the best players in the game. Many of those are, in a word, "perfect" -- as in requiring just one shot from tee to green, a hole-in-one.
Frys.com Open: No Tiger? No problem
NAPA, Calif. -- The Presidents Cup may have taken a bite out of the field at this week's Frys.com Open at the Silverado Resort, but all things considered, the end result could have been a lot worse.
Monday, October 12, 2015
Sandra Spuzich, winner of 1966 U.S. Women's Open, dies at 78
  INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Sandra Spuzich, the 1966 U.S. Women's Open champion who won six other LPGA Tour titles, has died. She was 78.   Conkle Funeral Homes and the U.S. Golf Association said Spuzich died Oct.
Teenage cancer patient gets awesome golf cart through Make-A-Wish Foundation
  Danny "Sire" Adams doesn't play golf, at least not yet. But what happened to him last week deserves to be shared right here on a golf website.   Adams, 14, is a freshman at Cypress Bay High School in Weston, Fla.
Here's the video of the par-4 ace that earned Sammy Schmitz a spot in the Masters
  One of the year's most unusual golf feats happened last Thursday, when Sammy Schmitz made a hole-in-one on the 290-yard par-4 33rd hole of the finals of the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship.
NBC adds 2016 Open Championship
NEW YORK (AP) — Open Championship broadcasts on NBC will start a year early, debuting in 2016.
Longtime Bonneville PGA Professional Dick Kramer dies at 96
Dick Kramer, PGA Member and longtime PGA Head Professional at Bonneville Golf Course in Salt Lake City, died Friday at 96. He retired at 81 and was inducted into the Utah Golf Hall of Fame in 1998. He retired from Bonneville in 2000.