PGA News Archive

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.
Most prominent new equipment releases from golf's biggest companies at the PGA Show
  Click here to return to complete coverage of the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show   ORLANDO – Walking the floor at the PGA Merchandise Show, it's easy to g
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.
Putting tip works for Lawrie at Qatar Masters
DOHA, Qatar -- Paul Lawrie benefited from a putting tip off a friend in shooting a 6-under 66 at the Qatar Masters, giving the former British Open champion a one-shot lead after the second round on Thursday.
Growing golf involves PGA Professionals, equipment manufacturers and the public
Win on Sunday, sell on Monday? Maybe that's an oversimplification of the correlation between PGA Tour viewership and golf product sales. But despite the number of variables involved, there's a way to "connect the dots" in a way that grows the game.
New book on PGA of America's history focuses on 'life's lessons'
Today's PGA Professionals share a common foundation that stretches all the way back to Scotland and Allan Robertson, the first golf professional. And the growth of the game directly relates to the love of the sport, particularly as the PGA of America celebrates its centennial in 2016.
Spieth takes early share of lead at Singapore Open
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Jordan Spieth showed no signs of fatigue on the latest leg of his globe-trotting tour, taking a share of the lead at the Singapore Open on Thursday despite having his agent caddie for him.
Mickelson has reason for optimism after 2016 debut
Maybe Phil Mickelson has something left in the tank, less than five months before his 46th birthday.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
New crop of golf balls blossoms in year without ProV1 launch
  Click here to return to complete coverage of the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show   In the world of golf balls, everything revolves around the launch of new models of the Titleist ProV1 a
Phil Mickelson's homecoming at Torrey Pines brings mixed emotions
  SAN DIEGO (AP) – The best thing about Phil Mickelson playing at Torrey Pines is that it's his hometown event on the PGA Tour, and he is treated accordingly.   These days, that might be the only thing that app
Days only get better as golf life moves forward
Dash Day was living up to his name.
Lee Trevino has the utmost respect for PGA Professionals
Lee Trevino was inducted into the PGA of America Hall of Fame for his on-course achivements, but he realizes that if not for a few big breaks, he might be attending this year's PGA Merchandise Show in a different capacity.
Louis Oosthuizen shares lead at Qatar Masters with Pablo Larrazabal
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen made another fast start to his first tournament of the year, shooting a 7-under 65 in the first round of the European Tour's Commercial Bank Qatar Masters to share the lead with Pablo Larrazabal on Wednesday.