PGA News Archive

Thursday, July 26, 2018
5 PGA Professionals earn PGA Master Professional status
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA of America has announced that five PGA Professionals have achieved PGA Master Professional status, the highest educational designation that can be attained within the Association.
Phil Mickelson's college career at Arizona State
Before he was a five-time major winner, Phil Mickelson was arguably the greatest college golfer ever. At Arizona State, Mickelson won 16 of the 51 tournaments he played in, including three NCAA Championships, and he earned 43 top-10 finishes.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
We played Fortnite's golf course - here's what happened
Ranking the 5 best golf movies
Happy birthday to Caddyshack. Perhaps the best and most quotable golf movie of all-time turns 38 today. On July 25, 1980, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray and so many others gave us a golf movie classic.
PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua to take role at NBC Sports
Monday, July 23, 2018
Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose tied in race for 2018 PGA Player of the Year Award
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Most players in a playoff at each of the four men's major championships
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Brittany Lincicome holes out eagle to break par at Barbasol Championship
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome missed the cut at the Barbasol Championship after shooting a 1-under 71, failing in her bid to become the first female golfer since 1945 to make the cut in a PGA Tour event.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Feb. 6, 1971: Alan Shepard plays golf on the moon
Talk about an out-of-this-world golf experience.
Junior golfer cards ace and albatross back-to-back
The average golfer has approximately 12,000 to 1 odds to drain an ace. For an albatross — scoring three below par — those odds fall to an improbable 6 million to 1. Carding those two in a row? Now that’s not even worth calculating, right?
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Brittany Lincicome shoots 78 in first round of PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome has a huge hole to climb out of if she hopes to make golf history.
Brittany Lincicome becomes sixth woman to play on PGA Tour
LPGA star Brittany Lincicome became the sixth woman to play on the PGA Tour when she teed it up at the Barbasol Championship.
How the golf world reacted to Brittany Lincicome playing the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship
Brittany Lincicome received a sponsor's exemption to play in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship this week, making her the sixth woman to compete in a PGA Tour event, after Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Shirley Spork, Annika Sorenstam, Suzy Whaley and Michelle Wie.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
We explored Fortnite's new nine-hole Lazy Links golf course
Monday, July 16, 2018
Birdie-Making Brayden: Finding friendship and belonging through PGA Jr. League
For 12-year-old Brayden Dugle, team sports seemed impossible. Brayden’s mom, Megan Dugle, wanted nothing more than her son to enjoy and succeed in sports. Brayden is autistic, and with this comes difficulties socializing and communicating, as well as sensory issues.
Sunday, July 15, 2018
Michael Kim wins John Deere Classic in record-breaking runaway
SILVIS, Ill. — Michael Kim didn't just win his first PGA Tour event on Sunday. He dominated in a fashion never seen at TPC Deere Run. Kim's prizes? A little over a million bucks, a two-year exemption on tour and a trip to the British Open.
Golf for Kids Kenya grows the game in Africa
Golf is surely a global game. That is certainly understood by many that know and love the sport. However, many do not realize how global golf is becoming. In general, most know golf, in a global sense, as something played in the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia and even in South Africa.
The history of women playing in men's PGA Tour events
On several occasions, women have teed it up in men's PGA Tour events. Here is a brief history of those golfers and tournaments. Michelle Wie
Brandon Stone wins the Scottish Open after nearly shooting European Tour's first-ever 59
Brandon Stone entered the Scottish Open at Gullane ranked 371st in the Official World Golf Ranking and he left with a European Tour victory and nearly the first sub-60 round in the tour's history. His Scottish Open victory also qualifies him for The Open Championship at Carnoustie.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Watch PGA stars try to get closest to the pin in a Hickory Challenge at the Scottish Open
The European Tour is at it again.