PGA News Archive

Saturday, August 08, 2015
J.J. Henry leads Barracuda Championship by 1
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- J.J. Henry birdied the final hole to take a one-point lead Saturday in the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour's only modified Stableford event.
Rose, Furyk tied at WGC-Bridgestone
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Justin Rose went 30 straight holes without making a birdie. He made up for it in a big way Saturday at the Bridgestone Invitational with a 7-under 63 that gave him a share of the lead with Jim Furyk going into the final round.
The final major, a different set of stars
Tiger Woods started the year with high hopes and a clean bill of health. Rory McIlroy was the undisputed No. 1 player in the world, the winner of back-to-back majors and the overwhelming favorite to complete the career Grand Slam at the Masters and expand his trophy case of majors.
Friday, August 07, 2015
Andres Gonzales and Brendan Steele share lead in Barracuda Champ'ship
  RENO, Nev.
Colin Montgomerie leads Shaw Classic after three closing birdies
  CALGARY, Alberta (AP) – Colin Montgomerie birdied three of the final four holes for an 8-under 62 and the first-round lead Friday in the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic.   Playing alongside defending ch
Jim Furyk builds four-shot lead at halfway point of WGC-Bridgestone
  AKRON, Ohio (AP) – Jim Furyk is two rounds away from erasing a couple of bad memories at Firestone.   Even with a bogey on his last hole for the second straight day, Furyk did plenty right Friday in the Brid
Louise Suggs, an LPGA founder and World Golf Hall of Famer, dies at 91
  Louise Suggs, an LPGA founder and among the best women to ever play with 61 wins and 11 majors, died Friday.
Check out what ensues after this short, missed putt
Fridays just seem to drag on in the summer months, don't they? Specifically if you're stuck at your desk, counting down the seconds until your weekend begins and you're able to go enjoy that glorious sunshine.
Every day a good day for Leishman, wife
AKRON, Ohio -- For his first nine holes Thursday at Firestone Country Club, Marc Leishman could have looked over at his wife, Audrey, outside the ropes just to make sure she was all right.
Michelle Wie, sidelined with injury, cures boredom with new hair color
Do blondes have more fun? Michelle Wie is going to find out. Wie, the 2014 U.S. Women's Open champ, has been suffering through hip injuries all year. Because of the injury, she was forced to withdraw from the Ricoh Women's British Open two weeks ago.
McIlroy drops another hint at return on Instagram
For the third consecutive day, world No. 1 Rory McIlroy has dropped another big hint that he's going to give it a go next week in the 97th PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Zack Sucher leads Patrick Rodgers after Day 1 at Barracuda Champ'ship
  RENO, Nev.
Brad Dalke and Elizabeth Wang win playoffs at Junior PGA Championship
  By John Dever, PGA of America   BRYAN, Texas – Elizabeth Wang of San Marino, California, needed an extra hole to win the Girls’ Division on Thursday, while Brad Dalke of Hobart, Oklahoma, emerged f
Danny Lee takes lead at Bridgestone, McDowell and Furyk one behind
  AKRON, Ohio (AP) – Graeme McDowell and Jordan Spieth were in good spirits Thursday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, which was good news for only one of them.   McDowell has been in such a rut that he has
Under Armour files trademark for Jordan Spieth logo
  Will Jordan Spieth become the next Tiger Woods? In at least one way, he will.   For years, Woods has sported Nike gear with his own TW logo.
Jim Furyk plans to attend Jerome Bettis' induction in hall of fame
  AKRON, Ohio – Jim Furyk is one of the classiest guys you'll ever meet.
Rory McIlroy's recovery appears to be progressing incredibly well
Rory McIlroy is either going to Whistling Straits to defend his PGA Championship title next week, or he's a master at teasing the world of golf.
Girl, 7, hits flop shot over woman's head
Is there a cooler shot in the game of golf than a perfectly executed flop shot? Didn't think so. While Phil Mickelson has proven himself a master of the flop over the years, he's certainly not the only player in the world who can pull it off.
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Elizabeth Wang leads girls, Brad Dalke keeps boys' lead at Junior PGA
  By John Dever, PGA of America   BRYAN, Texas – Elizabeth Wang of San Marino, California, shot an even-par 71 Wednesday and leads the Girls’ Division by a single shot over Mariel Galdiano (Pearl Cit
Claret jug in hand, Zach Johnson gets back to work at Bridgestone
  AKRON, Ohio (AP) – Jordan Spieth gets to play with Zach Johnson one tournament too late.   When last seen on the golf course, Spieth missed out on a three-man playoff at the Open Championship that ended his bid f
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