PGA News Archive

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Top stars primed for battle at Dubai Desert Classic
DUBAI -- The Omega Dubai Desert Classic will be bursting with energy when a blockbuster field, headlined by Tiger Woods and European Tour's top-notch heavyweights, descends on Emirates Golf Club this week to create their own slice of history at the Majlis course.
Jon Rahm a quick study and a rising star
SAN DIEGO (AP) — It took Jon Rahm four tournaments to secure a PGA Tour card out of college, and 12 events as a pro to deliver his first PGA Tour victory.
Monday, January 30, 2017
Rich Berberian Jr.-Rob Corcoran make 13 birdies, lead PGA Four-Ball Stableford Team Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2017) – Reigning PGA Professional Player of the Year Rich Berberian Jr. made nine birdies Monday as he and partner Rob Corcoran took the first-round lead in the PGA Four-Ball Stableford Team Championship at PGA Golf Club.
Stick to your routine when the pressure is on
When Jon Rahm had a chance to win on the PGA Tour for the first time Sunday, he didn't sit back and play conservative golf.
The art of refinishing or restoring a putter
Ask any serious golfer -- no matter the ability -- which club of the 14 in their respective bags is the most difficult to replace and you'll likely get the same answer from the large majority: the putter.
Tiger Woods is rusty, but getting all-important 'reps'
Tiger Woods is rusty.
Sunday, January 29, 2017
Jon Rahm captures first win with thrilling finish at Torrey Pines
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Jon Rahm of Spain added his name to the burgeoning list of young stars Sunday with his big game and big finish at Torrey Pines.
Brittany Lincicome wins LPGA Tour opener in playoff
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- Brittany Lincicome won the LPGA Tour's Pure Silk Bahamas Classic on Sunday in wind and some late rain, beating U.S. Solheim Cup teammate Lexi Thompson with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.
Shots of the week: Thrilling eagles and aces deliver big wins
A highlight is a highlight, that much is true. But certain highlights matter a little more, not just to their ranking in this weekly recap but to the outcome of tournaments.
Jeunghun Wang wins 3-man playoff at Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- South Korea's Jeunghun Wang rolled in a 3-foot birdie putt on the first extra hole to win the Qatar Masters after a three-way playoff on Sunday, clinching his third title on the European Tour.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Stacy Lewis, Lexi Thompson share lead at Pure Silk Bahamas Classic
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Stacy Lewis had two back-nine eagles Saturday in the LPGA Tour's season-opening Pure Silk Bahamas Classic to again put herself in position to end a long winless streak.
Brandt Snedeker, Patrick Rodgers tied for lead at Torrey Pines
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Patrick Rodgers had a clean scorecard to match a picture-perfect day at Torrey Pines and shot a 5-under 67 to share the lead with defending champion Brandt Snedeker going into the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open.
Jeunghun Wang opens 3-shot lead at Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Jeunghun Wang broke through a crowded leaderboard with a 7-under 65 in Saturday's third round to open a three-shot lead at the Qatar Masters.
Sergio Garcia to let fan caddie for him after 206 day Twitter campaign
In today's social media world, the popularity of Twitter has allowed fans to get a glimpse into the lives of their favorite golfers and interact with them by asking questions — and sometimes providing questionable commentary about their game.
Former Ryder Cup captain Tony Jacklin shares hilarious stories from the golf course
For about 90 minutes on Friday, Tony Jacklin kept the Bradenton Country Club membership captivated, engaged and laughing.
Big names join Tiger Woods in early exit at Torrey Pines
SAN DIEGO (AP) — At least Tiger Woods was in good company at Torrey Pines.
Justin Rose takes lead into the weekend at Torrey Pines
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Rose already achieved what he wanted Friday in the Farmers Insurance Open. One last birdie for the lead made the day a little bit better
Friday, January 27, 2017
Tiger Woods shoots 72, misses cut at Torrey Pines
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods returned to the PGA Tour after 17 months and lasted only two days.
Record 9-way tie for lead halfway through Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar — Welsh golfer Bradley Dredge still led the Qatar Masters after the renowned gusts returned for the second round on Friday, but he had company. Eight others caught him to create a nine-way tie for the lead, a European Tour record.
Tiger Woods tries to stick around at Torrey Pines
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods is trying to avoid something he has never done in all his years playing at Torrey Pines. He has never left the tournament on a Friday.