PGA News Archive

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Mouton Cadet expands partnership as Official Wine for 2016 Ryder Cup
  HAZELTINE, Minn. – Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA and the PGA of America are pleased to announce Mouton Cadet as the official wine for the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota.
Georgia senior golfer fires course-record 58
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- When a senior amateur golfer has made 22 hole-in-ones, what's left to accomplish? For Evans resident Roger Tant, that answer was easy: breaking 60 on his home course. Tant did that last week -- with a shot to spare.
Anthony Kim: Golf 'a fond memory'
Anthony Kim was tired of whispers on the PGA Tour about what was wrong with him and his game, so he found a patch of grass behind a row of trees down from the practice range at Quail Hollow and hit balls for two hours.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
What's next in pro golf: the Big 3 or a really big crowd at the top?
  ATLANTA (AP) – The most compelling competition in golf used to be who would emerge as a veritable rival for Rory McIlroy.   Just one year later, McIlroy is No.
Web.com Tour Championship set to decide last 2015-16 PGA Tour cards
  PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Andrew Loupe had to make a 5-foot par putt at the 18th hole of the TPC Sawgrass Dye's Valley Course in the final round of the 2013 Web.com Tour Championship to earn his PGA Tour card.  
PGA Tour looking at switching 9s at Tour Championship, not all agree
  ATLANTA (AP) – Hal Sutton was in a bunker so deep that only his hat could be seen. He got up-and-down for par on the 18th hole, then won a playoff by hitting a 4-wood to 6 feet for birdie on the 244-yard closing hole.
Notebook: Tiger Woods' ranking likely to plunge below No. 400
  ATLANTA (AP) – Tiger Woods is out for the rest of the year after another back operation, meaning his world ranking continues to plunge.   Woods is projected to have a world ranking average of 0.426 at the end of
This week's pro golf events | Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2015
  WEB.COM TOUR FINALS WEB.COM TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP   Site: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: TPC Sawgrass, Dye's Valley Course (
Why does Jordan Spieth mark his golf balls with a Z?
Here's something I'll bet you didn't know. Jordan Spieth has a very specific way of marking his golf balls, as you'll see in this awesome video posted on YouTube by Titleist.
Monday, September 28, 2015
With two last trophies, Jordan Spieth ties a ribbon on a remarkable year
  ATLANTA (AP) – Jordan Spieth took possession of his final two trophies on the deck of a hospitality chalet that overlooked the 18th green at East Lake.
Jordan Spieth wins PGA of America's Player of Year Award, Vardon Trophy
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Jordan Spieth, who won the Masters and U.S. Open Championship while making a gallant run at completing golf’s Grand Slam, became the second-youngest golfer to capture the PGA of America Player of the Year Award and Vardon Trophy.
PGA CEO Pete Bevacqua Will Join MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred on 4th Sports Diversity & Inclusion Panel
The 4th Annual Sports Diversity & Inclusion Symposium in New York City, Sept.
GolfTEC celebrates 20th anniversary with charity promotion benefitting PGA REACH
  CENTENNIAL, Colo. – GolfTEC – the world leader in golf lessons – is commemorating its 20th anniversary by providing one complimentary 30-minute lesson from Oct.
Watch: Jordan Spieth skips balls across pond in practice before Tour Championship final round
Because a $10 million payday for winning the 2015 FedExCup title at East Lake Golf Club didn't seem all that challenging, Jordan Spieth used some of his warmup time before Sunday's final round doing a few trick shots for the camera.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Jordan Spieth's fellow players react to him winning FedExCup
  At the mere age of 22, Jordan Spieth has gone where no golfer had gone before.
Esteban Toledo edges Tom Watson to win Champions First Tee Open
  PEBBLE BEACH, Calif.
Sunday Notebook: Jason Day says goodbye to No. 1 rank, for now
  ATLANTA – Jason Day's reign as the No. 1 player in the world will be briefer than the lifespan of a Tweet.
Henrik Stenson finds consolation with million-dollar putt at East Lake
  ATLANTA – It was a million-dollar putt for Henrik Stenson.   His lengthy birdie on the final hole of the Tour Championship was not what he envisioned when he came to East Lake Golf Club this week.
Andrew Loupe wins Web.com Tour Finals event to earn PGA Tour card
  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Andrew Loupe won the Web.com Tour Finals' Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship on Sunday to earn a PGA Tour card. 
Jordan Spieth wins FedExCup, Tour Championship to cap huge year
ATLANTA (AP) — Jordan Spieth treated the Tour Championship as if it were a major. He played like it was, too.