PGA News Archive

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Justin Rose returns home from Olympics to a hero's welcome
Justin Rose, winner of golf's first Olympic gold medal in 112 years, returned home to London to a hero's welcome on Tuesday.
Ranking the 5 best golf movies
Whenever there's a list ranking the "best of" anything, there's going to be a heated debate over either the order or the omissions. We know that. That's what makes it fun, right?
Olympic golf: Lydia Ko leads strong women's field in Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Lydia Ko could hear the cheers as she played the Olympic Golf Course, only they weren't for her. Not yet, anyway.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Robert Mendralla, golf club designer, dies at 86
Robert Mendralla was a nationally known golf club designer for Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods, fashioning clubs for notable golfers and celebrities.
Bubba Watson taking it all in at Rio Olympics
Bubba Watson's trip down to Brazil wasn't just for business.
Sunday, August 14, 2016
Justin Rose captures Olympic golf's first golf medal in 112 years
RIO DE JANEIRO — Justin Rose delivered a gold-medal performance in golf worthy of a 112-year wait.
Golf Industry Convenes in Las Vegas for 2016 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The 2016 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience will bring together thousands of golf industry influencers next week, Aug.
Americans in striking distance in Rio Olympics
Bubba Watson joked that there's only one thing detracting from his Olympic experience -- having to play golf.
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson in tight race for gold medal
RIO DE JANEIRO — Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson know what it's like to play next to each other on a big stage when it's all about flag and the gold prize. That was two years ago at the Ryder Cup, and they were undefeated as partners.
2016 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
  2016 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience August 15-17, 2016 The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino Las Vegas, Nevada   Eve
Rickie Fowler wants more Ryder Cup points, will play Wyndham
RIO DE JANEIRO — Rickie Fowler rebounded in Rio on Saturday, but he struggled mightily the first two rounds. He plans to give himself an additional chance to impress Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III by playing next week in the Wyndham Championship.
2016 Junior PGA Championship Highlights
Watch highlights from the 2016 Junior PGA Championship, where Norman Xiong of Canyon Lake, Calif., and Lucy Li of Redwood Shores, Calif., claimed the boys' and girls' divisions, respectively, in the 2016 Junior PGA Championship at Wannamoisett Country Club.
Friday, August 12, 2016
Norman Xiong and Lucy Li reign victorious at the 41st Junior PGA Championship
RUMFORD, Rhode Island– For Norman Xiong, it was a dazzling debut, and for Lucy Li, the second time was the charm.
President Barack Obama golfs with Steph Curry, NBA stars on Martha's Vineyard
CHILMARK, Mass. — When President Barack Obama goes on vacation, he plays a lot of golf. And when he plays, he likes to hang out with big-name basketball players.
The 9 reasons I love golf
I have never enjoyed playing golf as much in my life as I do now.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Junior PGA Championship: Galdiano, Xiong lead respective divisions
RUMFORD, Rhode Island – Mariel Galdiano is the 36-hole leader in the Girls’ Division, while Norman Xiong paces the Boys’ Division after three rounds at the 41st Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, which is being contested t
It's golf's time to shine at the Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO — Men's golf gets four days to make up for four months of negative chatter about whether it even belongs in the Olympics.
Do you prefer a golf GPS, or a laser rangefinder on the course?
There are so many things out there promising to improve your golf game. And, trust us, a lot of them work. Two of the most important items out there that you should consider are these: A GPS watch/smartphone GPS app of some kind, or a Laser Rangefinder.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Junior PGA Championship: Vance & Vick tied for Boys' lead; Girls' division washed out
RUMFORD, Rhode Island – Kyle Vance of Audubon, Pennsylvania and Travis Vick of Houston are the 36-hole leaders in the Boys’ Division at the 41st Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, which is being contested this week at Wannamoise
Golf tips: How yardage measuring devices can help your game
Are you one of those golfers who really wants to get better but have been reluctant to spend a few hundred dollars on a yardage measuring device?