PGA News Archive

Friday, December 16, 2016
Tiger Woods to be lead designer for Chicago golf project
CHICAGO — Tiger Woods has reportedly agreed to be the lead golf course designer for a $30 million project on the South Side of Chicago that would give the area championship facilities with hopes of attracting a top-level PGA Tour event.
5 shots we resolve to eliminate from our games next year
With a new year comes resolutions -- the empty promises we make to ourselves to improve something in our lives. Cynical? Absolutely. Have you ever visited a gym on Jan. 5? You practically need to pull a ticket to use anything like you're at a deli counter.
Epic Michael Jordan golf course trash-talking story
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman found himself in the right place at the right time recently. He was invited to play a round of golf with 2013 PGA Champion Jason Dufner and arguably the greatest basketball player ever to take the hardwood, Michael Jordan.
2016 golf superlatives
We've spent a lot of time over the last several weeks looking back at the year that was in 2016.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
15th PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day is set for Jan. 24, 2017
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Hands-on testing of the latest equipment and technology by golf’s best brands, an exclusive preview of accessories and training aids plus instructional workshops by top golf teachers will highlight the 15th PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day, on T
Omar Uresti, Kyle Higgins share lead in final event of 2016 PGA Tournament Series
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – If nothing else, Omar Uresti is persistent. Uresti has yet to win a PGA Tournament Series event, but nobody has come closer the last week. He lost a playoff and finished second by a shot in his last two starts.
PGA Golf Club renovations earn high praise
The PGA Golf Club's recent renovations are being noticed. Golf Inc. magazine recently listed the Port St. Lucie club among the top five "Most Improved Courses of the Year."
Best golf quotes from 2016
If you're one of those people who thinks golf interviews are boring, then... well, you're right for the most part. We get the details of a round, the birdies and bogeys, how a player can build on a great round or bounce back from a poor one, yada, yada, yada.
Tiger Woods signs deal to play Bridgestone golf balls
Bridgestone Golf announced this morning that 79-time PGA Tour winner and 14-time major champion Tiger Woods has signed a multi-year agreement to exclusively play and promote its golf balls.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Best Facebook posts from PGA.com in 2016
It has been a very fun year on the PGA.com Facebook page. We’ve enjoyed sharing with you some of the best photos, videos and golf stories and interacting to better get to know your thoughts on the game and why you love it so much.
80-year-old Sacramento man sinks 13th ace
When you've made as many holes in one (13) as George Beach, the explanation goes far beyond luck.
Cindy Crawford drinks from Ryder Cup with Rickie Fowler
Rickie Fowler celebrated his 28th birthday on Tuesday. It's not a milestone birthday by any means, but it might just be the coolest of Fowler's life to date because of some hardware he had with him... the Ryder Cup Trophy.
How do you mark your golf ball?
When it comes to putting an identifying mark on a golf ball, it can be as simple as a dot or line for putter alignment. Or, it can get a lot more elaborate.
Bubba Watson will reportedly switch to Volvik golf ball
SEOUL, South Korea — Bubba Watson might be adding a pink golf ball to go with his pink driver — and a green ball for the Masters.
Best of Jimmy Walker’s space photos this year
If you’ve spent some time on social media following guys on the PGA Tour, you’ll occasionally notice some out-of-this-world photos. Yes, there are some great photographers on tour, but we literally mean photos outside of the planet Earth.
Tiger Woods commits to play Genesis Open in February
LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods is returning to Riviera Country Club for the first time since 2006 to play the Genesis Open in February. He announced Tuesday that he will play in the event from Feb. 13-19 that benefits his foundation.
Gifts for Dad: Why Ryder Cup gear is the perfect present
Back in October, the U.S. won its first Ryder Cup since 2008, defeating the Europeans 17-11 at Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minn. It was a magical week that will be talked about for years to come.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Bob Sowards wins Event No. 5 of PGA Tournament Series
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Bob Sowards was anxious to be playing in Event No. 5 of the PGA Tournament Series after losing a lead last Friday.
Jack Nicklaus keeping busy building golf course in Turkmenistan
ORLANDO, Fla. — Jack Nicklaus has been designing and building golf courses around the world for the last four decades, and most of his work has been overseas during the last 10 years. But his latest project in Turkmenistan is as intriguing as any of them.
9 of the best and worst trick shots of 2016
How do you feel about golf trick shots? Awesome? Played out? If you fall into the latter category, is it at least safe to say they're fun to watch in small doses?