PGA News Archive

Monday, October 05, 2015
How Rory McIlroy spent his time on and off the course in 2015
Rory McIlroy's tee shots spent plenty of time in the air over the last season. And so did the actual Rory McIlroy: 350 hours, to be exact.
Myrtle Beach golf courses hurriedly rebounding from record rains
  MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Ready to play some golf on the Grand Strand?   Course operators are working frantically to get their layouts reopened following record levels of rainfall since Thursday, and many will reopene
Easy Golf Instruction to Fix a Struggling Round
How do you rebound after a bad hole? PGA Professional Mike Richards shares three simple tips that'll help you get move past your disaster and get your round right back on track.
Shane Battier's favorite golf course? It's Oakland Hills
Retired professional basketball star Shane Battier loves golf, but he apparently loves his home state of Michigan even more.  When asked Sunday on social media about his favorite course, Battier didn't hesitate:  
Scott makes switch to short putter
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Adam Scott only has three months left before the method used for his long putter is banned. He saw no need to wait.
Sunday, October 04, 2015
What's in the winners' bags for the week of October 4, 2015
  What equipment did Emiliano Grillo and Thorbjorn Olesen use to achieve victory?
Olesen wins Alfred Dunhill Links by 2 shots
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Thorbjorn Olesen overcame a shaky start Sunday to protect his overnight lead and win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship by two shots.
4-year-old Blake Nakagawa practices sand shots like a pro
Let's be honest. When most of us were 4 years old, the only sand we were playing in had four sides and was plopped in the middle of our neighborhood playground. Not so for 4-year-old Blake Nakagawa.
Jin wins Asia-Pacific Amateur
HONG KONG (AP) — Third-round leader Jin Cheng of China won the Asia-Pacific Amateur championship without hitting a ball on Sunday after the fourth round was abandoned due to heavy rain and high winds at Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club.
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Argentina's Emiliano Grillo tops Web.com Tour Finals finale
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Argentina's Emiliano Grillo shot a 3-under 67 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead in the Web.com Tour Finals-ending Web.Com Tour Championship.
Olesen grabs 3-shot lead at Alfred Dunhill Links
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark took a three-shot lead at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Saturday after a 7-under 65 at St. Andrews in the third round.
TPC River Highlands to get makeover before next year's Travelers
CROMWELL, Conn. — TPC River Highlands, the site of the annual Travelers Championship golf tournament, is getting a makeover. Officials have begun a multi-million dollar project that is expected to be completed by the spring.
Fishers Island PGA Assistant goes snorkling to rescue client's clubs
When they report for work, PGA Assistants never know what tasks they may be asked to perform: fill up the golf carts, pick the practice range, or swim down and get a client's golf clubs from the bottom of the ocean. Um, what?
Jin clings to Asia-Pacific Amateur lead
HONG KONG (AP) — Jin Cheng of China pitched to a half-foot on the par-5 18th and made birdie for a 1-under 69 to take a one-stroke lead over two Australians after three rounds of the typhoon-threatened Asia-Pacific Amateur on Saturday.
Friday, October 02, 2015
Emiliano Grillo leads Web.com Tour Championship after second round
  PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla.
Argentina's Emiliano Grillo wins Web.com Tour Finals finale
  PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Argentina's Emiliano Grillo made a 25-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Web.com Tour Finals-ending Web.Com Tour Championship, and Rob Oppenheim got the last PGA Tour card when Lucas Glover shook up
Jordan Spieth wins PGA Tour player of year, Berger named rookie of year
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Jordan Spieth was voted PGA Tour player of the year Friday, giving him a sweep of all the significant awards. 
Why Women Should Play Golf
I recently came across an article in the LA Times titled, “Some female executives don’t feel at ease with business golf outings.” It is beautifully written but doesn’t tackle the real issue – why we let antiquated stereotypes get in the way of getting more women o
Furyk to miss Presidents Cup with wrist injury, replaced by Holmes
  PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla.
Jimmy Mullen and Anthony Wall share Day 2 lead at Dunhill Links
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