PGA News Archive

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Golf tips: How to break 70
Now that you’ve mastered all the prerequisites for breaking 100, 90 and 80 – working from the green backwards – you might be wondering: what is it that I have to do to break 70?
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
1950 PGA Champion Harper inducted into Va. Golf Hall of Fame
HOT SPRINGS, Va. -- Portsmouth's Chandler Harper and Virginia Beach native Curtis Strange were among six legends of Virginia golf inducted as part of the Inaugural Class of the Virginia Golf Hall of Fame Tuesday night at the Omni Homestead Resort.
'Lego' Tiger Woods and the famous Masters chip-in
Last Thursday, we brought you the hilarious stop-action video of PGA Tour player Graham DeLaet made entirely out of Legos posted by Instagram user Jared Jacobs (
Former Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones scores first ace
In a career loaded with night games, it's not surprising that many of the most avid golfers in the world are baseball players. I mean, come on, what else are they going to do while they wait for a 7 p.m. first pitch?
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
How many golf balls do tour pros carry? You might be surprised
  PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Double-digit handicap players would load up with extra golf balls in a heartbeat when taking on a water-laden course such as the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.   But the best profession
Golf tips: Don't look away from a missed putt
The objective of golf is deceptively simple: get the ball in the hole. But many amateurs fail to take advantage of what they might be able to learn from the shots that don't land in the bottom of the cup.
Driscoll goes from range-ball picker to golf course owner
RAMONA, Calif. -- Daryl Driscoll feels as if his golf life has come full circle.
What I learned trying GolfTEC's new SwingTru Motion Study
CRANSTON, R.I. -- It’s a pretty safe bet that you can’t fix what you can’t see. That’s especially true when it comes to the golf swing.
Greg Owen strips down at TPC Sawgrass to save bird in distress
If Greg Owen -- a journeyman still in search of his maiden PGA Tour victory -- wins this week's Players Championship, you can chalk it up to great play and great karma.
KPMG Women's PGA director Riley was once a Sahalee volunteer
SAMMAMISH, Wash. -- Six years ago, Sean Riley was working as a volunteer in the merchandise tent at the U.S. Senior Open at Sahalee Country Club.
Hailstones make huge divots in green on Nebraska golf course
  Crazy weather is to be expected in the springtime, but Mother Nature seems to really have it in for golf courses this year.
Monday, May 09, 2016
Original 1904 Olympic medals to shine at World Golf Hall of Fame
  ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Two Summer Olympics medals won by H.
Sunday, May 08, 2016
What's in the winners' bags for the week of May 8, 2016
  What equipment did James Hahn and this week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Bethune-Cookman sweeps PGA Minority Collegiate titles
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When Mom carries your clubs
PRATTVILLE, Ala. -- Julieta Granada asked her caddie what she wanted for Mother's Day this year. Her caddie -- who is also her mother, Rosa -- answered: birdies.
Hampton's The Woodlands turns 100
HAMPTON, Va. -- Suffice to say, Sam Snead could have celebrated his 50th birthday on any golf course of his choosing. Such are the perks of winning at storied layouts such as Augusta National, St. Andrews, Oakmont, Riviera and Pinehurst No. 2.
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Bethune-Cookman men and women lead after 36 holes at PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship
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Think playing miniature golf is easy? Just try making a living at it
  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Professional miniature golf player Matt Male has already heard all the wisecracks about the windmills, pirate ships and waterfall hazards.
Friday, May 06, 2016
Bethune-Cookman, Tennessee State set pace at PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship
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Zac Blair disqualified after altering putter... with his head
PGA Tour player Zac Blair summed up his situation at the Wells Fargo Championship on Friday perfectly in a hashtag: "#GottaDoBetter."