PGA News Archive

Saturday, January 16, 2016
Ex-tennis star Mardy Fish leads Diamond Resorts Invitational
WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) — Former tennis player Mardy Fish scored 30 points Friday in the inaugural Diamond Resorts Invitational to take a nine-point lead after the second round of the modified Stableford event for celebrity athletes and entertainers.
Friday, January 15, 2016
Colombia's Nicolas Echavarria leads Latin American Amateur
LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Colombia's Nicolas Echavarria shot a 7-under 65 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Latin American Amateur Championship.
New year, new attitude for Sony Open leader Snedeker
HONOLULU (AP) -- A new driver, a new swing and Brandt Snedeker is starting to feel just like new.
Schwab Cup playoffs will begin at Sherwood this fall
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Champions Tour will stage the first of three season-ending events in the new Charles Schwab Cup playoffs at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California.
Watch: Si Woo Kim holes out from the bunker for eagle
Stuck in a bunker? That didn't appear to be any problem at all for 20-year-old Si Woo Kim at the 18th hole during Friday's second round of the Sony Open in Hawaii at Waialae Country Club.
McGowan fires 62, leads by three midway through Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ross McGowan opened a three-shot lead after two rounds of the European Tour's Joburg Open following a sizzling 9-under 62 on Friday.
EurAsia Cup: Europe leads by three after first day
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Europe grabbed a good lead over Asia in the EurAsia Cup by 4 1/2 to 1 1/2 after the opening day at Glenmarie Golf & Country Club on Friday.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Vijay Singh, 52, among five tied for lead after first round of Sony Open
  HONOLULU (AP) – Vijay Singh had his best opening round in more than three years, good enough for a five-way share of the lead Thursday in the Sony Open.   And it was just enough to beat players in his own ag
Saberhagen leads Diamond Resorts Invitational celebrity tournament
WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) — Two-time Cy Young Award winner Bret Saberhagen scored 25 points Thursday in the Diamond Resorts Invitational to take a two-point lead in the modified Stableford event for celebrity athletes and entertainers.
Alvaro Ortiz and Jose Miranda share lead at Latin American Amateur
  LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic (AP) – Mexico's Alvaro Ortiz and Ecuador's Jose Andres Miranda shared the first-round lead at 4-under 68 on Thursday in the Latin American Amateur Championship.   The winner
Brandt Snedeker and Carlos Ortiz chip in out of thick rough at Sony Open
  Torrential rains throughout December kept Waialaie Country Club so wet that the mowers were stuck in the barn most of the month.
Greg Owen sinks 144-yard approach shot for eagle at Sony Open
  It's just common sense: Hit your drive into the heart of the fairway and you'll have your best chance to knock your approach shot close.   Greg Owen did just that with his tee shot on the 432-yard, par-4 12th hole at Waialae Co
Justin Walters leads Joburg Open by 1 shot
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Justin Walters made birdie on the last hole to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the European Tour's Joburg Open on Thursday.
Erskine and Schneiter win PGA Sr. Stroke Play Championship titles
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Emiliano Grillo third Tour winner to blossom in Argentina province
  HONOLULU – Few things come easy in the Chaco, Argentina's sweltering hot, sparsely populated, vast northwest province.   Especially golf.   The capital city, Resistencia (po
After months of changing diapers, William McGirt refocuses on golf
  LUMBERTON, N.C. – As he tees off in his first PGA Tour event of 2016, Fairmont native William McGirt doesn't know what to expect from his golf game, but he's pleased with where he's at in regard to changing diapers. &nbs
Renowned instructor Jim McLean teaches basic golf rules... with pizza
OK, so there are some funny, bizarre golf videos out there on the internet. This one that I just discovered featuring renowned instructor Jim McLean might be right near the top of the list.
George Peper Named Recipient of 2016 PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.
Davis Love III wins GWAA Jim Murray Award for media cooperation
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Davis Love III of St. Simons Island, Ga., has always been one of the most accessible PGA Tour players with the media. The media will be thanking the two-time Players champion during the week of the Masters Tournament.
Three-peat? Jimmy Walker could join short list with Sony Open win
HONOLULU (AP) — Jimmy Walker is trying to join some exclusive company at the Sony Open.