PGA News Archive

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Spieth: Hotel's reserved 'through Sunday'
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — This is one of those weeks where Jordan Spieth felt confident enough to make a guarantee. He wasn't talking golf. He was talking hotels.
Bill Murray still draws a golf crowd
CHICAGO -- Bill Murray was richer for the experience, having taken a dollar off PGA Tour pro Charley Hoffman by making a birdie on the final hole. And so were we.
Golden Bear, D-Wade chat about hoops
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade is already thinking big about the Miami Heat's fast-approaching season. And missing the playoffs last season has only energized him.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Former Ryder Cup Captain Dave Stockton visits U.S. PGA Cup Team
Click here to return to the 2015 PGA Cup home page   SAN MARTIN, Calif. – Former U.S.
Rio Olympic golf course will get first test in March
RIO DE JANEIRO -- A top official of the International Golf Federation said Wednesday that the new course for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will get its first test in March with a one-day exhibition event featuring three or four of the top male and female players.
Sean O'Hair turning good recovery into great one in FedExCup playoffs
5 to Watch at the 2015 BMW Championship
  After a week off to recharge, the 70 contenders left in the FedExCup playoffs have descended on Conway Farms Golf Club north of Chicago for the BMW Championship.
How Hunter Mahan warms up before PGA Tour events
Hunter Mahan knows about consistent play during the FedExCup playoffs. He's the only PGA Tour player to never miss a playoff event. That adds up to 34 tournaments since the format started in 2007.
Q&A: PGA Tour's Troy Merritt
Former Boise State golfer and current Meridian resident Troy Merritt will play in the BMW Championship beginning Thursday in Lake Forest, Ill. It's the third of four FedExCup Playoff events.
Zach Johnson focused on the 'next one'
LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Every so often, something will make Zach Johnson stop and remember his status as a two-time major champion.
Rickie's breakthrough? It's about time
LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Rickie Fowler's 2015 season includes wins at the Players Championship, the Scottish Open on the European Tour and, two weeks ago in the second round of the FedEx Cup playoffs, the Deutsche Bank Championship. It's about time.
Chicago pursuing plan to bring elite public course to South Side
  CHICAGO – Envision this, Chicago golf fans: A championship-caliber course on the lakefront. Discounted tee times for city residents. A caddie program that creates jobs and could yield college scholarships.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Juli Inkster leans on greats in variety of sports for Solheim Cup advice
  LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – Juli Inkster had no shortage of sports figures she leaned on for advice before heading to Germany as U.S. captain at the Solheim Cup. From the hockey world, she spoke to Ray Whitney and Jamie Baker.
Big challenge for Jordan Spieth: Not reacting to golf's ups and downs
  LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – Jordan Spieth has a green jacket, a U.S.
Notebook: Spieth thrilled with Mickelson pick for Presidents Cup
  LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – Phil Mickelson had a big part in encouraging Fred Couples to use a captain's pick on Jordan Spieth two years ago at the Presidents Cup.
Jason Day finds the missing piece of his game, right between his ears
  LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – Two wins in seven years on the PGA Tour doesn't compute for a player with the talent and work ethic of Jason Day.
This week's pro golf events | September 14-20, 2015
  PGA TOUR BMW CHAMPIONSHIP   Site: Lake Forest, Illinois. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Conway Farms Golf Club (7,198 yards, par 71). Pur
Stadium Golf Center in San Diego is golf's version of "Cheers"
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Barry Mahlberg and his buddies started out as range rats at the old Stardust Country Club in Mission Valley, where some of them were hitting balls and others were picking them up just to get playing privileges.
Feherty to join NBC golf coverage
LAKE FOREST, Ill. – David Feherty signed a contract with NBC Sports that will put him on the broadcast team with Johnny Miller, allow him to extend his popular "Feherty" series on Golf Channel and possibly lead to new ventures for golf's funnyman.
Michelle Wie steps up shoe game for Solheim Cup
There's no doubt Michelle Wie has shoe game. She sported these for last week's Evian Championship in France.