PGA News Archive
Thursday, January 15, 2015
By T.J. Auclair Rory McIlroy began his 2015 European Tour campaign Thursday in the Abu Dhabi Championship, where he fired a 5-under 67 in the first round that left him just three shots behind leader Martin Kaymer.
By T.J. Auclair Does anyone in professional golf have more fun on the course -- or in life -- than Miguel Angel Jimenez? RELATED: The most interesting stretching routine in golf
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
By Michael Abramowitz PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Mark Anderson of St.
By Doug Ferguson HONOLULU -- The sun is shining and spirits are soaring at the Sony Open, the first full-field event of the year on the PGA Tour that seems to bring equal measures of optimism no matter how long a player has been around.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford, Rhode Island, has been named the host site of the 2016 Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks. The Championship will be conducted Aug.
ABU DHABI -- Four of the world's top 10 squeezed in an unexpected spot of short game practice in a unique 'pitch n' paddle' challenge on Yas Island ahead of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship 10-year milestone.
By T.J. Auclair It's not often that a hazard on a golf course can also serve as a hazard to your health (unless you're playing a course where the water hazards are populated by angry alligators).
By Paul Arnett KAPALUA, Maui -- Patrick Reed exited the Honolua country store decked out in a white T-shirt and board shorts, looking like any other tourist vacationing at Kapalua.
ABU DHABI -- Abu Dhabi Golf Club is primed to host the 10th anniversary of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, which will feature the most impressive field in the event's history this week.
By Steve Douglas Rory McIlroy isn't divulging what is on his list of seven goals for 2015 that he jotted down on the back of his boarding pass on a flight to Dubai last week.
By T.J. Auclair LPGA player Danielle Kang -- winner of the 2010 and 2011 U.S. Women's Amateur -- is like most professional golfers in that she's putting in a lot of work preparing for a new season.
By T.J. Auclair The first full-field event of the New Year takes place on the PGA Tour this week with the Sony Open in Hawaii at Waialae Country Club. Jimmy Walker is back as the defending champion, coming off a playoff-loss on Monday in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua in Maui.
By T.J. Auclair There's no doubt that starting a new year with back-to-back week's in Hawaii is special for the stars of the PGA Tour, who won in the 2013-14 season.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
By John Holmes You've probably heard people in golf say that the Masters begins on the back nine on Sunday.
By Michael Abramowitz PORT ST.
By Doug Ferguson HONOLULU -- The advice has been passed along for decades on the PGA Tour, and Matt Kuchar believes it has merit. He just doesn't like it. Call it the 80-20 equation.
By Doug Ferguson HONOLULU -- The PGA Tour already has banned the caddie races on the infamous par-3 16th hole at the Phoenix Open. Next on the taboo list: tossing items to fans in the grandstands at golf's rowdiest hole.
SONY OPEN Site: Honolulu. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Waialae Country Club (7,044 yards, 6,441 metres, par 70). Purse: $5.6 million. Winner's share: $1,008,000.
By Jason Kaneshiro HONOLULU -- Trey Mullinax and Curtis Thompson saw quite a bit of each other while playing for rival Southeastern Conference schools. Their connection will extend to Waialae Country Club this week after both qualified for the Sony Open in Hawaii on Monday.
By T.J. Auclair Organizers say that the Miss Universe contest is more than a beauty pageant. Women aspiring to become Miss Universe, they say, must be intelligent, well-mannered, and cultured. Luckily for all these beautiful contestants, having a golf game isn't a requirement.
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