PGA News Archive

Thursday, February 02, 2017
Become a complete golfer: Part 3, Game maintenance
Editor's note: This is the third installment of a six-week, six-part series with PGA Professional Rob Labritz, offering up tips on how you can become a complete golfer.
When Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn tamed Tiger Woods
DUBAI -- There are not many who can claim to have tamed the Tiger. And one of them is Thomas Bjorn. Back in 2001, the Dane, then a 30-year-old, bested a red-hot Tiger Woods to win the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
Phil Mickelson, 59-shooters Justin Thomas, Adam Hadwin set for Phoenix Open
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Phil Mickelson was a fraction of an inch away from shooting 59 in his 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open victory.
Darren Clarke stone-cold shanks attempted flop shot
A flop shot from a tight lie is one of the most difficult shots in golf to pull off. If you execute it, you look like a magician.
Tiger Woods struggles in Dubai, shoots 77 in 1st round
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Missing fairways, missing greens and piling up the putts, Tiger Woods got off to a rough start at the Dubai Desert Classic.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Rich Berberian Jr.-Rob Corcoran’s lead shrinks to one point at PGA Four-Ball Stableford Team Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Rich Berberian Jr. and Rob Corcoran ended Wednesday where they started it – leading the PGA Four-Ball Stableford Team Championship at PGA Golf Club. But the players in their rear-view mirror are a lot closer than expected.
Impaled ball, bunker fire ants lead to bizarre rules situation
Editor's Note: This story originally appeared in the January edition of PGA Magazine. I encountered a truly unique Rules situation during the first round of Event No. 1 of the 2016 PGA Tournament Series presented by Golf Advisor.
Tiger Woods looking to Roger Federer for inspiration
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Tiger Woods is looking to old friend Roger Federer for some inspiration.
Toddler reacts to Jon Rahm's closing eagle at Torrey Pines
Jon Rahm, 22, won for the first time in his career on the PGA Tour over the weekend at Torrey Pines. At the final hole -- a par 5 -- Rahm was just off the back of the green in two shots. From there, he holed an improbable 60-footer for eagle and a three-shot victory.
Pat Perez on a roll after return from surgery
SAN DIEGO — Pat Perez had a PGA Tour event in Mexico in his plans when he returned from shoulder surgery that kept him out for seven months. Now it's looking like two trips to Mexico.
Tiger Woods in Dubai, all the fans are in Phoenix
No player attracts a larger audience than Tiger Woods. No tournament attracts a larger audience than the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Tiger Woods' travail: young crop of PGA Tour stars complicates his task
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Small details from Torrey Pines paint a much larger picture of the PGA Tour.
Tony Dovolani and Brian Katrek live at Demo Day 2017
Dancing With the Stars' Tony Dovolani joined's Brian Katrek on the range during Demo Day 2017 at the PGA Merchandise Show.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
John Easterbrook Jr. named PGA of America's first Chief Membership Officer
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2017) – John Easterbrook Jr., PGA, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Troon, has been named the first Chief Membership Officer of the PGA of America.
Rich Berberian Jr.-Rob Corcoran continue to lead PGA Four-Ball Stableford Team Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2017) -- Rich Berberian Jr. of Hooksett, N.H. and Rob Corcoran of Melbourne scored 13 points Tuesday to maintain their lead at the halfway point of the PGA Four-Ball Stableford Team Championship at PGA Golf Club.
Twenty years later, Steve Scott looks back on epic bout with Tiger Woods
Editor's note: We're republishing this story as Steve Scott was welcomed to PGA of America Headquarters this morning for a fireside chat.
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.