PGA News Archive

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Golf's Best Putters of 2016
Check out some of the newest and best putters for 2016, from classic designers like Titleist, Odyssey, Ping, and Wilson, to stylish boutique companies like Mati, Bettinardi, Edel and more!
Golf's Best Gadgets, Aids, and Accessories for 2016
Check out some of golf's best and newest gadgets and accessories of 2016 to both improve your game and make your next practice session or round more enjoyable!
Maybank Championship: Nathan Holman leads by 1 after first-round 64
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Nathan Holman of Australia shot a 7-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead Thursday after the opening round of the inaugural Maybank Championship Malaysia at the Royal Selangor Golf Club.
Riviera Country Club brings out PGA Tour's stars
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam Scott wanted to add a West Coast event to his schedule, and it made sense to go from Hawaii to San Diego at the start of the year.
SooBin Kim shoots course record at Women's Australian Open
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Canadian-based South Korean SooBin Kim shot a course-record 9-under 63 on Thursday to leave defending champion and top-ranked Lydia Ko seven strokes behind at the Women's Australian Open.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Justin Bieber gives Bubba Watson's son Caleb a drumming lesson
  Bubba Watson is out in Los Angeles this week for the Northern Trust Open at Riviera, and he's taken some time to see some sights.
Rory McIlroy begins his road to Masters with first visit to Riviera
  LOS ANGELES (AP) – The road to the Masters starts on the other side of the country for Rory McIlroy.   McIlroy has heard enough of Riviera that he decided to play the Northern Trust Open for the first time, and 2
PGA Tour players hit vintage clubs to mark history at Northern Trust Open
  The PGA Tour event now known as the Northern Trust Open is marking its 90th anniversary this year and, to celebrate the occasion, a handful of players stopped by the range to hit some vintage golf clubs from various eras.   Being the o
5 players to watch at the Northern Trust Open
The odds are almost 50-50 that 72 holes won't be enough to determine a winner at the Northern Trust Open this week.
IMG extends agreement with PGA of America
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- IMG has renewed its agreement with the PGA of America to distribute international broadcast rights for the PGA Championship and the Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid until 2021.
James Hahn ready to defend Northern Trust Open title
LOS ANGELES -- As he waited for the playoff to start at Northern Trust Open last year, James Hahn killed some time by signing a few autographs.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
After all these years, Riviera holds its own against PGA Tour's best
  LOS ANGELES (AP) – The PGA Tour stop at Riviera is must-see TV for Lanny Wadkins because it's personal.   The most prominent nickname for Riviera remains "Hogan's Alley" from when Ben Hogan won
Tiger Woods Foundation might team up with PGA Tour stop at Riviera
  LOS ANGELES (AP) – Tiger Woods got caught in the rain without an umbrella, shot a 74 and made the cut on the number at Riviera. He withdrew the next day with the flu and hasn't been back.
PGA Tour flips nines at East Lake to enhance Tour Championship finish
  LOS ANGELES (AP) – The PGA Tour made it official Tuesday by saying it would flip the nines at East Lake for the Tour Championship, along with Rees Jones making a few other changes.   Jones was walking the course
Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas renew college rivalry at Riviera
  LOS ANGELES – Monday was a day to walk with Jordan Spieth at Riviera, to see the world's best golfer at closer proximity than you're ever likely to see the world's best anything do anything.   The rei
Notebook: Jordan Spieth debated going to USC before picking Texas
  LOS ANGELES (AP) – Ten years ago in the Rose Bowl, Texas beat Southern California in one of the best college football championship games, and a 12-year-old in Dallas was watching.   Just don't get the idea Jo
Dustin Johnson has amazing wedge control just ask this cameraman
  One big difference between most PGA Tour-calber players and the rest of us is their impeccable distance control.
For 20th anniversary of "Happy Gilmore," here's a collection of Happy Gilmore swings
  Hard to believe, but "Happy Gilmore" was released 20 years ago today.
Pro golf events this week | February 15-21, 2016
  PGA TOUR NORTHERN TRUST OPEN   Site: Los Angeles. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Riviera Country Club (7,322 yards, par 71). Purse: $6.8
PGA of America forms strategic alliance with GolfTEC
  PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Feb.