PGA News Archive

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Adam Scott falters at first round of Australian Masters with 1-over 73
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Defending champion Adam Scott struggled in the blustery conditions at Metropolitan Golf Club on Thursday for a 1-over 73, six strokes behind a group of four of his countrymen who led the Australian Masters by a stroke after the first round.
Justin Rose takes playful jab at Rory McIlroy's workout
Friends like to give each other a hard time. It's what being friends is all about, isn't it?
Rory McIlroy returns to share first- round lead in European season finale
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Top-ranked Rory McIlroy returned from a six-week absence to shoot a 6-under 66 for a share of the lead on the first day of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship on Thursday.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Rory McIlroy lifts a ridiculous amount of weight
One of the reasons that Rory McIlroy has shot up into the golf stratosphere in recent years is because he's become downright prodigious off the tee.
At CME Group Tour Championship, $1.5 million playoff still up for grabs
NAPLES, Fla. – Stacy Lewis has never been closer to a $1 million payoff, in points or in person.    Lewis is leading the inaugural "Race to CME Globe" that will be decided this week in the LPGA Tour's season finale.
Golf equipment market leaders confirm plans for 2015 PGA Merchandise Show
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.
"Driving the Game Forward" is focus of 98th PGA Annual Meeting
INDIANAPOLIS -- More than 500 PGA Professionals are expected to gather Nov. 20-22 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis for the 98th PGA Annual Meeting.
Q&A: Golf Course designer Pete Dye
If not for a fortunate military transfer, Pete Dye might have stayed an insurance agent and amateur golfer. And golfers worldwide wouldn't have had the pleasure of playing some of Dye's most diabolical course designs.
WATCH: Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson recreate epic shots
The 2013-14 European Tour season wraps up this week with the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. Early this week, Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose went out on the Earth Course at the Jumeirah Golf Estates for a unique challenge.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Michelle Wie looks to end her most rewarding year on a high note
NAPLES, Fla. – Michelle Wie has every reason to look at this year as what might have been.    Right when the 6-foot star from Hawaii was finally hitting her stride, yet another injury kept her out of golf for nearly three months.
Adam Scott, at Australian Masters, begins another run at triple crown
MELBOURNE, Australia – Adam Scott will attempt to win his third Australian Masters title in a row on yet another renowned Melbourne sand-belt course, and with a tryout caddie on his bag.    Scott went close to winning Australian
LPGA Tour gets All Nippon Airways as title sponsor for year's first major
NAPLES, Fla. – The LPGA Tour has added one new tournament and one big sponsor for next year.    Along with releasing another strong schedule for 2015, the LPGA Tour announced Tuesday that All Nippon Airways has signed a five-year
Brandt Snedeker needs hot start in 2015 to become eligible for Masters
NAPLES, Fla. – Brandt Snedeker had to withdraw from the Bridgestone Open in Japan because of a stomach ailment, and he went home to Tennessee to get it checked out, which caused him to miss the CIMB Classic in Malaysia.
Notebook: Rory McIlroy invites pal Rickie Fowler to 2015 Irish Open
NAPLES, Fla. – Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler first played against each other at Royal County Down in the 2007 Walker Cup, when Fowler and Billy Horschel defeated McIlroy and Jonathan Caldwell in a foursomes match.    McIlroy and
Pro golf around the world for the week of November 11-16, 2014
Here's a look at the tournaments on tap this week (and here are the TV times):   PGA Tour: Off this week Next event:
Charlie Sifford hailed by Tiger Woods and others for breaking golf barriers
CLEVELAND – Tiger Woods might not be a world famous athlete were it not for Charlie Sifford and other black golfers who took a stand in the 1950s against the racist policies that denied them their chance to compete in the sport they loved.   
VIDEO: Stuntman stands in golfer's line of fire
Would you trust anyone to hit a golf ball while you're standing directly in the line of fire? I don't care if it's Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Bobby Jones, or Phil Mickelson. My answer would be, "Absolutely not!"
American John Hahn fires 58 at European Tour Qualifying School
The PGA Catalunya Resort in Girona, Spain, is hosting this week's final stage of European Tour Qualifying School. Q-School is always grueling, as players live and die with every shot seeing as every stroke taken could determine one's employment status for the next season.
Course Review | Ford Plantation Golf Club
Some golf course architects treat a course redesign like tailoring an old suit: put a tuck in here, let out a little there. Not Pete Dye.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Brandt Snedeker hits balls at halftime of Steelers-Titans NFL game
Last month, Brandt Snedeker proved himself a master of skeet shooting with golf clubs.