PGA News Archive

Monday, February 12, 2018
How to hit the short-sided chip and flop shot
Watch Phil Mickelson and Jason Day play these short-sided chip shots from Pebble Beach perfectly, as 2013 PGA National Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi explains how and when to play these shots during your next round.
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Ted Potter Jr. wins AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for second PGA Tour victory
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Ted Potter Jr. outplayed the world's No. 1 player and held off everyone else Sunday to win the AT&T Pebble Beach National for his first victory since a broken ankle nearly ended his career.
Everything to know about PGA Tour player Ted Potter, Jr.
With many of the top names in golf playing this week at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, one name that was a surprise to see at the top of the leaderboard was Ted Potter, Jr.   If you’re unfamiliar with the name, here are a few things you should know
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Dustin Johnson, Potter Jr. share Pebble Beach lead
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Dustin Johnson overcame a sloppy back nine in the stiffening breeze by making a 10-foot birdie on the 18th hole at Pebble Beach for a 2-under 70 that gave him a share of the lead going into the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
How Dr. George F. Grant went from African American dentist to golf tee inventor
The next time you reach into your pocket or the zippered lining of your golf bag for a wooden tee, think of Dr. George F. Grant, an African American dentist from Boston.
Johnson, Hossler tied for Pebble Beach lead
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Dustin Johnson already was feeling good about his game heading over to the Shore Course at Monterey Peninsula. Another day of gorgeous weather in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am made him feel even better.
Friday, February 09, 2018
Rory McIlroy's 5-putt double bogey at Monterey Peninsula
PGA Tour players try at all costs to avoid 3 putts.   But boy oh boy, would Rory McIlroy gladly have taken a three-jack on the par-4 fifth hole (his 14th of the day) at Monterey Peninsula Country Club on Friday in the second round of the AT&T Pebble Bea
Man makes ace at Pinehurst's Cradle with late father's 1920s niblick
A question that's often debated in golf: Is a hole-in-one on a short course the same as a hole-in-one on a regular course?   There are varying opinions on this.   But for one man who has three aces on regular courses a
PGA of America to launch Women's PGA Cup in 2019
The PGA of America announced the formation of the Women's PGA Cup, a 54-hole stroke play event for women PGA Members from around the world.
The story of how Brad Faxon became golf buddies with former President George H.W. Bush
  Golf runs deep in the blood of the Faxon family.   The most famous of the Faxon bunch is Brad, Rhode Island's eight-time PGA Tour winner, two-time Ryder Cup USA team member and current analyst on Fox's golf crew.
PGA of America to launch Women's PGA Cup in 2019
The PGA of America announced the formation of the Women's PGA Cup, a 54-hole stroke play event for women PGA Members from around the world.
Thursday, February 08, 2018
Nick Faldo playfully pokes fun at Rory McIlroy's lake club-toss from 2015 on Dan Patrick Show
Nick Faldo joined the Dan Patrick Show live from the Pebble Beach driving range Thursday morning and explained the biggest tip he had for those looking to improve their golf game is to focus on tempo.   The six-time major winner and 2008 Ryder Cup Europe ca
Rory McIlroy on 2018 outlook: 'I feel like there's nothing in my way'
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Rory McIlroy now gets to sample the PGA Tour's version of a golf tournament set to a social setting.   McIlroy is making his debut in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, and he couldn't have picked a better year.
Golf tips: What is bounce, and the right bounce for bunker shots
What is "bounce"? Learn great golf instruction about what is the "bounce" of a wedge from PGA Professional Matt Vick, who also breaks down how to choose the amount of bounce you should play depending on different surfaces around the green.
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Tony Romo to play in PGA Tour event on sponsor's exemption
Tony Romo loves his golf. He's taken part in U.S.
Frank Esposito Jr. wins Stroke Play Champ
A birdie on the 54th hole by Esposito, combined with a bogey by Berliner, sealed the deal. Frank Esposito, with a 208, claimed victory at the 2018 Stroke Play Championship, his second career title at the PGA Winter Championships event (2010).
Lisa Grimes wins Women’s Stroke Play Champ
Shouldering a 6-shot advantage entering the final round, Lisa Grimes (67-70-76, 213) fashioned a final-round 76 to win the 2018 Women’s Stroke Play Championship.
List of celebrities playing in the 2018 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am
The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am not only gives the world's best golfers a chance to play one of the finest golf courses in the world, it also gives them a chance to play with some familiar faces from off the course.    From TV personalities to ath
Which players have the longest gap between PGA Tour wins?
Winning on the PGA Tour isn't easy.   Some players, most notably the game's greats, just make it look that way.    In reality, winning -- if it ever happens for some -- is rare.  
Why Pebble Beach is more than a just meeting of land and sea
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Pebble Beach is renowned as the most felicitous meeting of land and sea. The tournament is a meeting of a different variety. For some, it's an acquired taste.