PGA News Archive

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Chicago pursuing plan to bring elite public course to South Side
  CHICAGO – Envision this, Chicago golf fans: A championship-caliber course on the lakefront. Discounted tee times for city residents. A caddie program that creates jobs and could yield college scholarships.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Juli Inkster leans on greats in variety of sports for Solheim Cup advice
  LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – Juli Inkster had no shortage of sports figures she leaned on for advice before heading to Germany as U.S. captain at the Solheim Cup. From the hockey world, she spoke to Ray Whitney and Jamie Baker.
Big challenge for Jordan Spieth: Not reacting to golf's ups and downs
  LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – Jordan Spieth has a green jacket, a U.S.
Notebook: Spieth thrilled with Mickelson pick for Presidents Cup
  LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – Phil Mickelson had a big part in encouraging Fred Couples to use a captain's pick on Jordan Spieth two years ago at the Presidents Cup.
Jason Day finds the missing piece of his game, right between his ears
  LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – Two wins in seven years on the PGA Tour doesn't compute for a player with the talent and work ethic of Jason Day.
This week's pro golf events | September 14-20, 2015
  PGA TOUR BMW CHAMPIONSHIP   Site: Lake Forest, Illinois. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Conway Farms Golf Club (7,198 yards, par 71). Pur
Stadium Golf Center in San Diego is golf's version of "Cheers"
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Barry Mahlberg and his buddies started out as range rats at the old Stardust Country Club in Mission Valley, where some of them were hitting balls and others were picking them up just to get playing privileges.
Feherty to join NBC golf coverage
LAKE FOREST, Ill. – David Feherty signed a contract with NBC Sports that will put him on the broadcast team with Johnny Miller, allow him to extend his popular "Feherty" series on Golf Channel and possibly lead to new ventures for golf's funnyman.
Michelle Wie steps up shoe game for Solheim Cup
There's no doubt Michelle Wie has shoe game. She sported these for last week's Evian Championship in France.  
Monday, September 14, 2015
Greg Norman Medal launched by PGA of Australia
Australian golfers will now have a Shark to shoot at. The PGA of Australia announced Monday plans to honor the best men's or women's golfer in Australia with the Greg Norman Medal.
Henry Smokler Named General Counsel for the PGA of America
The view from inside the ropes at a PGA Cup
Click here to return to the 2015 PGA Cup home page   SAN MARTIN, Calif. – The PGA Cup is nearly a half-century younger than it
PGA of America Secretary Suzy Whaley to be Honored as 2015 Sports Business Journal "Game Changer"
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- PGA of America Secretary Suzy Whaley has been named one of Sports Business Journal’s “Game Changers: Women in Sports Business” as part of its 2015 class of 36 honorees.
CordeValle ready, waiting to present challenge to PGA Cup squads
Click here to return to the 2015 PGA Cup home page   The greens are rolling firmly. The rough is up.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Sweden's Norlander wins Tour Finals opener
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Sweden's Henrik Norlander won the Tour Finals-opening Hotel Fitness Championship on Sunday to wrap up a PGA Tour card.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of September 13, 2015
  What equipment did Lydia Ko and this week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Thomas Pieters wins KLM Open for 2nd European Tour title
ZANDVOORT, Netherlands -- Thomas Pieters of Belgium won his second European Tour title Sunday, two weeks after his first, by shooting a 5-under 65 to win the KLM Open by one shot as Lee Slattery faltered on the final hole.
18-year-old Lydia Ko wins Evian Championship to become youngest women's major champion ever
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France -- With two holes left to play in her bid to become the youngest LPGA major champion at the Evian Championship, Lydia Ko stayed as relaxed and composed as a seasoned veteran.
Britain and Ireland wins Walker Cup
LYTHAM ST ANNES, England — Britain and Ireland regained the Walker Cup with the team's highest points total on Sunday, beating the United States 16.5 to 9.5 at Royal Lytham and St Annes.
Saturday, September 12, 2015 D.H. Lee grabs three-shot lead
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — South Korea's D.H. Lee shot a 6-under 66 in windy conditions Saturday to take a three-stroke lead over India's Anirban Lahiri in the Tour Finals-opening Hotel Fitness Championship.