PGA News Archive

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Bubba Watson taking NBA Celebrity All-Star Game seriously
Which PGA Tour event had the most players in a sudden-death playoff?
Bill Haas injured in fatal car crash near Riviera Country Club
  Bill Haas, six-time PGA Tour winner and 2011 FedExCup Champion, was seriously injured in a car accident that left one person dead Tuesday evening near Riviera Country Club, site of this week's Genesis Open.   Haas, the 35-year-old
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
9 of the most impressive PGA Tour streaks
  On a week in, week out basis, there are so many things that blow us away about what players on the PGA Tour are capable of.   With as talented as they all are -- the depth really is incredible -- we decided to take a look at some of th
Monday, February 12, 2018
How two trailblazing PGA Professionals created a special bond at 2016 PGA Championship
When Tom Woodard and Wyatt Worthington II met at the 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club, it was more than a ceremonial “passing of the torch” between two groundbreaking golfers. It was like a younger brother connecting with his mentor.
Watch Billy Hurley III's hysterical political 'hit piece' on Jordan Spieth ahead of PGA Tour vote
Billy Hurley III is running against Jordan Spieth for Chairman of the PGA Tour Player Advisory Council.    Voting ends on Tuesday with the winner taking on a three-year term.   The purpose of the PGA Tour Player Advis
How to navigate your pitch shots when you're short-sided
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.
St. Andrews to host the 150th Open Championship in 2021
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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.
Women's PGA Cup
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
Putting tips off the green: When to use putter instead of wedge
Learn easy golf instruction on when to use your putter instead of a wedge around the green, to help simplify getting up-and-down, from PGA Professional Johan Kok.