PGA News Archive

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Piece of plane falls from sky, lands on golf course
Imagine you're enjoying a nice, peaceful round of golf when suddenly, something falls out of the sky and lands on the green. Now, imagine that something is a piece that fell off of a commercial plane.
Tiger Woods starts Wyndham Championship with unlikely birdie hole out
OK, so it's only the first hole in the first round of the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C., but what a start for Tiger Woods.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Kyle Mueller beats medalist Brett Coletta in U.S. Amateur match play
  OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) – Michigan sophomore Kyle Mueller held off U.S.
Q&A with PGA of America Vice President Paul Levy
  LAS VEGAS – We had the chance catch up with PGA of America Vice President Paul Levy for a quick Q&A on Wednesday at the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience.
Wednesday: Products you should know at the 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
  LAS VEGAS – A wise person once said, "It is better to look good than to feel good." While that could be a second mantra for the Vegas marketing folks, as the years tick by and the late nights start catching up, we might pause on that for
Tiger Woods hopes to push for unlikely playoff spot at Wyndham
  GREENSBORO, North Carolina (AP) – It's now or never for many players at the Wyndham Championship – the last chance to qualify for golf's postseason.   That group includes Tiger Woods.
PGA Tour player Ryan Palmer's father killed in traffic accident
  AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a traffic accident in the Texas Panhandle has killed the 71-year-old father of professional golfer Ryan Palmer.   Charles Franklin "Butch" Palmer of Amarillo die
PGA of America's highest annual honor to be bestowed to Deane Beman
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Aug.
PGA Champion Jason Day to answer fan questions on Periscope today
PGA Champion Jason Day will field questions from fans live today from 2:45-3:30 p.m. ET on Periscope, via the PGA Championship Twitter handle, @PGAChampionship.
2015 Wyndham Championship: Five players to watch
With a scintillating PGA Championship -- the final major of the season -- now behind us, attention turns back to the PGA Tour and the race for the FedExCup Playoffs.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Golf in good hands – a whole lot of good hands – with new generation
  SHEBOYGAN, Wis.
Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson throw out dueling first pitches
  Golf season is far from over, but baseball was the game of the day for not one but two of game's best players on Tuesday, as both Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson threw out the first pitch at Major League games.   Early in the aftern
Brett Coletta leads U.S. Amateur qualifying, rain interrupts Day 2
  OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) – Brett Coletta of Australia shot a 4-under 66 on Tuesday on Olympia Fields' North Course to top the U.S.
Notebook: Brooks Koepka vies for spot on Presidents Cup team
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Brooks Koepka is No. 16 in the FedExCup, making him the highest-ranked player in the field at the Wyndham Championship who doesn't have a business relationship with the title sponsor (Brandt Snedeker, at No.
Jim Furyk has reason to be thinking about Rio Olympics
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- Jim Furyk looked at the calendar when golf was added to the Olympics for 2016. He realized he would be 46, and most likely would not be among the top four Americans who could earn a spot for Rio de Janeiro.
Tuesday: Products you should know at the 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
  LAS VEGAS – In golf, hopes springs eternal, and whether the cycle is seasonal or simply hole-to-hole, we always know that magical moment is right out there, somewhere, close at hand, if not in apparent view.
Brooke Henderson gets waiver to join LPGA Tour after win in Portland
  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two days after Canadian teen Brooke Henderson won on the LPGA Tour, she won the right to be a member.
This week's pro golf events | Aug. 17-23, 2015
  PGA TOUR WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP   Site: Greensboro, North Carolina. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Sedgefield Country Club (7,127 yards, par 70).
Exhibits by 200 top companies highlight Tuesday at PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
  LAS VEGAS (Aug. 18, 2015) – Thousands of PGA Professionals, golf buyers, manufacturers and industry leaders are in Las Vegas for Day 2 of the 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, 8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m., at The Venetian.
A major assist: PGA champ Day's caddie/coach Swatton returns home to Bluffton
The golf carts lined up well down both sides of Belfair's entrance road Monday, more than 30 on each side. Green and gold balloons were plentiful. One resident carried around a large Australian flag. Another had a handmade sign proclaiming, "U DA MAN."
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