PGA News Archive

Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Notebook: This week a big one for players seeking entry into Masters
  NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) – With the worldwide schedule winding down, the Asian Tour's Thailand Golf Championship should be the last chance for a few players to get into the top 50 by the end of the year and get a spot in the Masters.
Rising star Anirban Lahiri of India faces big choices on title defenses
  NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) – Anirban Lahiri of India said he would give up his European Tour membership if he feels he needs to spend more time on the PGA Tour.   For a player like Lahiri, however, meeting the European
Tim Finchem not sure how long he'll stay on as PGA Tour Commissioner
  NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) – PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem jokingly said he was relieved to see Tiger Woods still alive after reading such gloomy reports from his press conference in the Bahamas about his back issues.
Ailing Tiger Woods is merely an onlooker, for who knows how long
  NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) – Jordan Spieth is used to having an audience on the golf course.   Just not Tiger Woods.   Spieth had just made bogey from the sand on the par-3 fifth hole
Brett Melton shoots 64 to win Event No. 3 of PGA Tournament Series
  PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Dec. 8, 2015) – Brett Melton birdied the 17th hole to cap an 8-under 64 and win Event No.
Pro golf events this week | December 7-13, 2015
  PGA TOUR FRANKLIN TEMPLETON SHOOTOUT   Site: Naples, Florida. Schedule: Thursday-Saturday. Course: Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Tiburon Golf Club (7,288 yards,
Monday, December 07, 2015
Jordan Spieth gets three short weeks off to reflect on his very big year
  NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) – Jordan Spieth and his caddie shared the kind of hug on the 18th green normally seen only by winners.   They were six shots behind when they finished the Hero World Challenge, and it was cle
Judy Bell and Marlene Streit named honorary members of R&A
  The Royal and Ancient Golf Club has added two of North America's most successful amateur women golfers to its roll of Honorary Members,
Three tied after first round of Event No. 3 in PGA Tournament Series
  PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Dec.
100-Foot Robot Golf coming soon to a PlayStation console near you
  At this time of the year, most of us who love golf have spent at least a little time dreaming about the golf gifts we'd most like to get.
Best Pee-Wee Golf Swing in the World contest back for sixth year
  Golf season might be winding down in some parts of the country these days, but it's Go Time for the game's smallest enthusiasts.
Best of celebrities playing golf in 2015
Golf appeals to the masses, and to the rich and famous. Here’s a look back at some of the celebrities who showed an interest in the game this year:
Sunday, December 06, 2015
China's Simin Feng wins LPGA Tour Q-school
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — China's Simin Feng completed a wire-to-wire victory in the LPGA Tour Qualifying Tournament on Sunday to regain a full exemption.
Watson wins World Challenge by 3 shots
NASSAU, Bahamas — Bubba Watson wasn't even planning to play in the Hero Challenge. He left no doubt Sunday who was going to win.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of December 6, 2015
  What equipment did Bubba Watson and this week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Leishman wins by 6 strokes in Sun City
SUN CITY, South Africa — Marc Leishman picked up his maiden European Tour title on Sunday with a six-stroke victory at the Nedbank Challenge.
Rickie Fowler chips in for birdie at Hero World Challenge
Rickie Fowler made the front nine at the Hero World Challenge look incredibly easy. He made the turn with 6 birdies on his card. Thanks in part to creative shots like this one on the par-5 sixth hole.  
Best golf course animal encounters of 2015
Oh, the animals we saw on golf courses in 2015. No, not Tiger, the Golden Bear or the Shark. Real animals. In addition to the typical birdies, eagles and albatrosses, there were enough unusual animals to fill Noah's Ark -- and then some.
Holman wins Australian PGA championship in 3-way playoff
GOLD COAST, Australia — Australian Nathan Holman parred the first hole of a three-way playoff with American Harold Varner III and South Africa's Dylan Frittelli to win the Australian PGA championship on Sunday.
Saturday, December 05, 2015
China's Simin Feng opens 5-shot lead in LPGA Tour Q-school
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- China's Simin Feng shot a 3-under 69 on Saturday on the Hills Course to take a five-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA Tour Qualifying Tournament.