PGA News Archive

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Official World Golf Ranking
This simple drill from PGA Professional Bob Hite using a frisbee can help correct your club face and therefore your direction off tee box during your golf swing. Give it a shot, or go see your local PGA Professional for more instructional help!
2018 LPGA Tour Tournament Schedule
This simple drill from PGA Professional Bob Hite using a frisbee can help correct your club face and therefore your direction off tee box during your golf swing. Give it a shot, or go see your local PGA Professional for more instructional help!
Monday, June 11, 2018
Story behind famous 'Tin Cup' hole and golf course
EDITOR'S NOTE: We are republishing this story as today, June 11, 2018, begins US Open week — the tournament at the center of this classic movie's most famous scene.
Here's who would have won every U.S. Open if the playoff was only two holes
Tiger's playoff-forcing putt at the 2008 U.S. Open from an angle you've never seen before
In a career filled with highlights, it's often difficult to pinpoint the best of the best for Tiger Woods.   However, very few would argue that his putt to force a playoff in the 2008 U.S.
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Dustin Johnson reclaims spot as World No. 1
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dustin Johnson emphatically reclaimed the No. 1 ranking Sunday, holing out for eagle from 170 yards on the final hole for a six-stroke victory in the St.
Dustin Johnson makes walk-off eagle to win St. Jude Classic
Dustin Johnson put on an impressive performance Sunday at the St. Jude Classic to win his second event of the season and 18th PGA Tour win of his career. 
Saturday, June 09, 2018
WATCH: Stewart Cink sinks ace at FedEx St. Jude Classic
Stewart Cink is charging up the leaderboard Saturday at the FedEx St. Jude Classic.
Revisiting classic Rickie Fowler bachelor photo on heels of engagement
Friday, Rickie Fowler announced he was engaged, which immediately brought to mind this famous picture:
Rickie Fowler announces engagement to Allison Stokke
Rickie Fowler is officially off the market. The 29-year-old golfer announced on Instagram Friday that he had gotten engaged to longtime girlfriend Allison Stokke, a former All-American track and field star at UC Berkley. 
Friday, June 08, 2018
Dustin Johnson holes out for eagle, nearly does it again on next hole
Thursday, June 07, 2018
5 reasons a shot clock in golf could be a good thing
Last October, the European Tour announced it would implement a 40-second shot clock at the Austrian Open. Well, the Austrain Open takes place this week and I absolutely love the idea.
How the 'Mulligan' got its name
By Bob Denney, PGA of America It is arguably one of the few sports terms believed to be named after a person, and with ramifications beyond the border of a course and into politics and daily life.
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Tiger Woods' son reminds him it's been awhile since the uppercut fist pump
Tiger Woods has raised his putter and pumped his fist during some good rounds and a few Sunday chances this year. Missing is that big uppercut.
High school golfer calls penalty on herself, loses state title
A guide to golf course webcams around the world
Unfortunately, there are things that keep you away from the golf course. Your job, the weather, other obligations -- just to name a few. But even if you can't get out and play, you can keep tabs on what's happening at some of the most famous courses around the world.
Use this range bucket drill to improve your backswing
Do you have trouble keeping your arms and elbows in the correct position during your swing? Do you even know what the correct position looks like? PGA Professional Bob Hite offers this simple drill using a range ball bucket can help!
John Smoltz says qualifying for US Senior Open better than first MLB win
John Smoltz has a fundamentally sound golf swing, and PGA Professional Scott Schroeder from Atlanta Country Club explains why.
Monday, June 04, 2018
Bud Cauley 'thankful to be alive' after car accident
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — PGA Tour player Bud Cauley says he's thankful to be alive after a car accident over the weekend on what he describes as the "scariest night of my life."   Cauley, 28, was riding with three other people in a car involv
Sunday, June 03, 2018
Tiger Woods happy with where game is despite Sunday struggles
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods made it interesting again, but slipped from contention on the last day of a tournament.   Despite being done in by some poor putting at the Memorial, he believes there still was valuable progress.