PGA News Archive

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Samuel L. Jackson calls golf 'the perfect game'
Actor Samuel L. Jackson is a huge sports fan, and can have an intelligent conversation about anything from Lebron James' legacy to badminton in Vietnam.
Jordan Spieth is having a good PGA Tour season, but he wants great
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Any other year, Jordan Spieth would feel this has been a very good season. Just not this year.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Billy Hurley will skip British Open to attend sister's wedding
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Billy Hurley III wouldn't miss his sister's wedding for anything — not even the British Open.
Davis Love III honored as Ambassador of Golf at Bridgestone Invitational
Davis Love III vividly remembers the tests. His late father, Davis Love Jr., designed them to quiz the members of his junior golf program on rules and etiquette while serving as the head pro at Atlanta Country Club and Sea Island Golf Club.
Jason Day pulls out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Billy Hurley's house decorated by neighbors after Quicken Loans victory
Billy Hurley III's victory at Congressional Country Club on Sunday was one of the best stories in golf this year.
PGA member Brian Keane's dream comes true tonight on American Ninja Warrior
He’s a New Jersey PGA Section member by day…and an “American Ninja Warrior” contestant by night.
British Open spot will be offered to Barracuda Championship's leading finisher
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — A spot in the British Open will be offered to the leading finisher in this week's Barracuda Championship.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Brett Favre visits Wisconsin PGA Tour Champions event
Rumor has it there was a golf tournament going on at University Ridge on Saturday. A good one, too, with low scores, a crowded leaderboard and even a hole-in-one.
PGA Junior League Golf catching on
The question always gets raised, "how do we get kids interested in golf?" But lost in all the gimmicks is the most effective method: actually putting kids out on the golf course and letting them play.
Hurley has lead, focus and thoughts of his father at Quicken Loans National
BETHESDA -- As he made the long walk from the ninth green to the 10th tee Saturday at Congressional Country, Billy Hurley III noticed the security detail following him as the third-round leader of the Quicken Loans National.
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Protracer charts Jon Rahm's shank at Quicken Loans National
Justice: Damage 'unbelieveable'
"Unbelievable" was a word Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice couldn't stop uttering as he described flood damage sustained in Greenbrier County, his resort property and all throughout the Mountain State.
Ernie Els' slam dunk eagle
It may only be Saturday, but I've already found your shot of the week.
Greenbrier cancelled due to flooding
Due to the extreme flooding in the West Virginia area, the Greenbrier Classic scheduled for July 7-10 has been cancelled.
1904 Olympic gold medals on display at World Golf Hall of Fame and Museum
The World Golf Hall of Fame and Museum not only has on display a priceless piece of golf history, but of Olympic history. And it wasn't easy to obtain.
Friday, June 24, 2016
Bubba Watson's new all-black custom Jeep
Bubba Watson has made one thing pretty clear during his PGA career: he likes cool vehicles.
Bernhard Langer getting better with age
In introducing Bernhard Langer at his American Family Insurance Championship news conference on Wednesday, PGA Tour Champions spokesman Dave Senko noted that Langer was having a "pretty good year so far."
5 golf books to put on your summer must-read list
The late George Plimpton once theorized that the smaller the ball, the better the book.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Toddler gets creative with golf practice
How young is too young to start your kids on golf? One 16-month-old toddler has decided he's going to start himself, and has gotten creative in his practice methods.