PGA News Archive

Sunday, September 27, 2015
Centenarian learned to play golf barefoot
GREENSBURG, Pa. -- Steve Ersick was just out of high school when a friend challenged him to his first round of golf. It was during the Great Depression, and his family couldn't afford spiked shoes. So he played barefoot.
Exceptional year for golf in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS -- Sensational spring and summer weather has Minnesota golf heading for perhaps the fastest year-over-year rebound in the nation.
Colin Montgomerie takes Champions Tour lead
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Colin Montgomerie settled for a one-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's First Tee Open after bogeying the final hole Saturday at Pebble Beach.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Friday Notebook: Rickie Fowler wants the rain to stick around
  ATLANTA – With the rainy conditions putting East Lake in a bad mood, and perhaps more wet stuff to come, the key to the weekend at the Tour Championship may lie in attitude.   Now, while Rickie Fowler has not exa
Castro leads NCH Champ'ship
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Roberto Castro shot a 3-under 68 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead in the Tour Finals' Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.
Jaidee seizes 1-stroke lead at European Open
BAD GRIESBACH, Germany — Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand carded a 7-under 64 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after the third round of the European Open.
Jordan Spieth takes the lead at East Lake
Atlanta, Ga.
Updated clubhouses key to golf's future?
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Palm Beach Gardens isn't alone among the local communities ditching sub-par golf clubhouses to attract events.
Battle for Vardon Trophy coming down to the wire between Jordan Spieth, Jason Day
There's another on-course battle going on at East Lake Golf Club this weekend between Jordan Spieth and Jason Day that involves one of the oldest and most prestigious awards in golf.
McIlroy's 2015 season: Missed chances
ATLANTA -- Curses to the wet rough at East Lake Golf Club. Rain, heavy at times over the past two days, has beguiled one golfer after another at the Tour Championship. It has sharpened the teeth of the beast.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Rain at East Lake dampens scoring, shakes up Tour Championship
  ATLANTA – The end of summer has been a very trying time for par.   These fellows with their limber backs and their Jetsons-inspired equipment have been tormenting the number at every turn, giving it a wedgie from
Despite struggles, Jordan Spieth very much in contention at East Lake
  ATLANTA – Jordan Spieth said he is still having trouble with his golf game "from tee to green."   Look out it he gets it figured out this weekend.   For Spieth climbed
Jesper Parnevik, Tom Byrum share Champions' First Tee Open lead
Martin Flores leads third Tour Finals event by one shot
  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Martin Flores shot a 1-under 70 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Tour Finals' Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.   Flores, tie
Storm, Fisher, Schwartzel tied for lead at European Open
BAD GRIESBACH, Germany -- Graeme Storm of England holed out for eagle on the back nine for a share of the lead at the halfway stage of the European Open on Friday.
Golf's future in very capable hands with a new Big 3 (or 4) taking charge
  ATLANTA (AP) – As Tiger Woods recovers from another operation on his increasingly creaky body, the Tour Championship goes on without him at soggy East Lake.   No big deal.   Tig
Henrik Stenson stretches lead at East Lake as Jordan Spieth surges
  ATLANTA (AP) – Two years after Henrik Stenson sailed to victory at the Tour Championship, he has another comfortable lead after 36 holes at East Lake and Jordan Spieth is chasing him.   Back then, Spieth was
Golf Magazine unveils its 2015 Top 100 Courses list
  Most of us will never play all the best courses in the world, but many of us will play some of them.
Scott Piercy plays his front nine at Tour Championship with no pars
  By the time the PGA Tour whittles its field down to the top 30 for the Tour Championship, that field is pretty much guys who are on top of their games.   That includes Scott Piercy – until today.
Graeme McDowell may have just made the year's best par at the European Open
If ever a round of golf needed a jolt of positivity, it was Graeme McDowell's second round at the 2015 Porsche European Open. McDowell was hovering near the cutline when he hit his tee shot on the par 4 13th.