PGA News Archive

Sunday, January 31, 2016
Ha Na Jang makes history on LPGA tour
Golf is hard. Making golf history? Even more difficult. South Korea's Ha Na Jang made some over the weekend at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic. Jang stepped up to the par-4 8th tee and this happened.  
Colt Knost makes crazy putt in the wind at Torrey Pines
It's hard enough to make a 2 at the par-3 No. 3 at Torrey Pines when the weather is calm. Add in the flagstick-bending wind gusts and driving rain and the task seems improbable. Enter Colt Knost.   
Sam Snead's son keeps his father's memory alive by telling stories
NAPLES, Fla. -- Jack Snead is continuing -- and protecting -- a legacy. And what a legacy it is. The 71-year-old's father was Sam Snead, one of golf's biggest names, and the namesake of the Oak Grill & Tavern located at Lely Resort in Naples.
Singapore Open held over to Monday due to rain
SINGAPORE — Southeast Asia's fickle weather forced the organizers of the Singapore Open to delay the completion of the final round until Monday, just as Jordan Spieth was making a late charge for the title.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Choi, Brown tied for lead at Torrey Pines
SAN DIEGO (AP) — K.J. Choi one-putted his last six holes Saturday to salvage an even-par 72 and a share of the lead with Scott Brown going into a final round at the Farmers Insurance Open that seems to have everyone nervous.
Hull, Nordqvist share lead in Bahamas; Jang aces par 4
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Charley Hull and Anna Nordqvist shared the lead Saturday in the season-opening Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, and Ha Na Jang had the first hole-in-one on a par 4 in tour history.
Golf analyst Mark Rolfing says cancer '100 percent gone'
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — NBC Sports and Golf Channel analyst Mark Rolfing says tests show his rare form of cancer is now "100 percent gone."
Grace successfully defends Qatar Masters title
DOHA, Qatar — Branden Grace successfully defended his Qatar Masters title on Saturday, becoming the first player to do so since the tournament began in 1998.
Jason Gore makes albatross on the 18th at Torrey Pines
Jason Gore was 2 over on his day when he pounded his tee shot down the fairway on the par-5 18th. Then he grabbed his fairway metal and took aim at the pin. Double eagle anyone?  
Spieth closer to lead after marathon day in Singapore
SINGAPORE — Jordan Spieth inched closer to the top of the leaderboard after a long and frustrating day for the American at the weather-hit Singapore Open on Saturday.
Friday, January 29, 2016
Choi, Woodland share lead at Torrey Pines
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- SAN DIEGO (AP) — Phil Mickelson had to leave the golf course to play one of his shots at Torrey Pines, an early sign of the mass exodus Friday in the Farmers Insurance Open.
Three share lead in LPGA season opener
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Megan Khang shot a 5-under 68 in strong wind Friday for a share of the lead in the season-opening Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, her first event as an LPGA Tour member.
Lawrie taking 2-shot leading into Qatar Masters final round
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- Paul Lawrie earned a two-shot lead at a windy Doha Golf Club on Friday to close in on an unprecedented third Qatar Masters title.
Toledo women's golf team boosts ailing coach
Nicole Hollingsworth and her University of Toledo women's golf team, the most accomplished on and off the links in school history, were on the road at 4 o'clock this morning, en route to the Detroit airport for a trip to Florida where the Rockets will practice and play for a few days.
Spieth falls behind at stormy Singapore Open
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Jordan Spieth slipped five shots off the lead at the Singapore Open on Friday when an electrical storm forced second-round play to be abandoned.
Pinehurst PGA Professional holes best "three-putt" you'll ever see
It doesn't happen often, but every now and again you stumble upon a truly "wow" type of golf video... or a friend in the business hits up your inbox with one. Folks, this is one of those.
Lynn Swann: Next generation is the key to growing the game
When it comes to growing the game of golf, PGA of America Board Member Lynn Swann is fully in favor of the youth movement sweeping tournament golf right now.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Michelle Wie stung by bee in LPGA Tour opener in Bahamas
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Michelle Wie was stung by a bee Thursday in the season-opening Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, and second-ranked Inbee Park withdrew because of back pain after the second-worst round of her LPGA Tour career.
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Mickelson 3 off the lead after first round of Farmers Insurance Open
  SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Scott Brown and Phil Mickelson both had reason to believe it could be a long day on the South Course at Torrey Pines.