PGA News Archive

Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Tiger Woods' decision on Masters will tell a lot about state of his game
Tiger Woods came to town Tuesday on an exploratory mission.
2015 Shell Houston Open: Five players to watch
For the second straight week on the PGA Tour, some players will be playing a tournament within a tournament.
PGA Professional George Buzzini cherishes his own 'Arnie' story
If you ever followed a round of golf with Arnold Palmer, you understand the man's magnetism.   At some point during the day, he would make a point to look you square in the eye and often add a wink or a nod.
Tim Clark withdraws from Masters as he recovers from elbow injury
Pioneer Bill Spiller among six in first class of Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame
  OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame has announced its first class of inductees that includes four players, a coach and a course designer.   Two-time U.S. Amateur champ Charlie Coe; U.S.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Lydia Ko, at ANA Inspiration, happily rolling toward history on LPGA Tour
  The pressure from playing in the first major of the year is clearly getting to Lydia Ko.    The 17-year-old sensation already is the youngest golfer, male or female, to be ranked No. 1.
Tiger Woods plays practice round at Augusta, still unsure about Masters
Buzz swirls: Tiger's plane at Augusta
Buzz has been swirling that Tiger Woods would be practicing at Augusta National Golf Club this week, and it seems the four-time Masters Tournament champion is working out the kinks in his game today in Augusta.
This week's pro golf events | March 30-April 5
  PGA TOUR SHELL HOUSTON OPEN   Site: Humble, Texas. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Golf Club of Houston, The Tournament (7,441 yards, par 72).
Jordan Spieth stars in 'texting and driving' spot filmed at Augusta
Mickelson and Lewis in campaign to highlight women executives
  Stacy Lewis hit one of the most significant drives of her career, and it really didn't matter where it landed.   It's what it shattered.   Lewis and Phil Mickelson, who have endorsement deals
Notebook: Wind made D. Johnson's Texas showing even more amazing
  Those who teed off Thursday morning at the Valero Texas Open when the wind was raging in San Antonio didn't have much of a shot. No one from that side of the draw broke par and the average score was 78.61, compared with 74.86 for the afternoon draw.
LPGA Tour gives Commissioner Mike Whan six-year contract extension
Brutal winter delays start of golf season in northeast
The calendar must be lying. At least that's what golfers in the northeast must be thinking. The calendar says it's spring, but one look at the snow-covered ground out the frost-coated window and it's clear that golf season isn't nearly as close as it should be.
Lydia Ko, at 17, becomes face of LPGA Tour that is global and robust
  She's just 17, you know what I mean.   Actually, no, you probably don't know what I mean. Truth is, 17-year-old Lydia Ko is doing amazing things on the LPGA Tour in relative obscurity.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Watch: 84-year-old game-show contestant nails a putt, wins herself a car
Last Friday on the Price is Right, an 84-year-old woman named Margaret played the game "Hole-in-One" for a chance to win a new $16,000 car.
How much is Jimmy Walker's pitching wedge worth?
  Jimmy Walker won the Valero Texas Open on Sunday for his fifth PGA Tour victory in his last 37 starts over the past 18 months.
'Spring Escape' to Streamsong, Pinehurst
College students aren't the only people in need of a spring break. Golfers also require great places to re-energize and rejuvenate after a long, cold, hard winter.
Walker's lesson: Remain 'in the moment'
One of the great things about golf is the relaxing pace. But that can also be a downfall. In a three- to four-hour round, the average golfer takes between 70 and 100 swings, leaving a lot of time in between shots to think about anything but golf.
Kelly Kraft wins Tour's Louisiana Open
BROUSSARD, La. (AP) — Kelly Kraft won the Louisiana Open on Sunday for his first Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 for a one-stroke victory at Le Triomphe.