PGA News Archive

Saturday, January 13, 2018
Rory McIlroy reveals heart ailment that will require monitoring
Rory McIlroy says he has a heart ailment that will have to be monitored regularly but is not expected to affect his play.
It's been 27 years since Phil Mickelson won as an amateur on the PGA Tour
On this day -- Jan.
Friday, January 12, 2018
Kevin Kisner pays up on CFP National Championship bet with Justin Thomas
In one of the greatest National Championship games you'll ever see, Alabama defeated Georgia 26-23 in overtime on Monday night.    There are loads of players on the PGA Tour who proudly attended those schools and take their college football almost
Jordan Spieth ends up 6 shots behind for a different reason at Sony Open in Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) -- Jordan Spieth has played good golf in the opening round of the Sony Open each of the last two years and has little to show for it.   Both times, he wound up six shots out of the lead, for different reasons. &
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Jonathan Byrd back in big leagues and thrilled to be at Sony Open
HONOLULU (AP) — Jonathan Byrd resisted the urge to pout about his predicament.   A five-time winner on the PGA Tour, he spent 14 years competing against the best on venerable courses while driving courtesy cars from nice hotels in big cities.
Find someone who loves you like Jose de Jesus Rodriguez loves his golf ball
On Wednesday afternoon, our friends at the Tour posted a video of Mexican pro Jose de Jesus Rodriguez demonstrating how he "treats his golf ball." Truth be told, it should make ladies swoon.
Sony Open a family affair for PGA Professional Eric Dugas
Eric Dugas is getting another chance to play a PGA Tour event. And this time it's turning into a family reunion for the Brewster, Mass. native and Nauset Regional High School graduate, who now lives in Hawaii.
James Hahn attempts trick shot, fails miserably
On Wednesday, during a practice round ahead of the Sony Open in Hawaii, James Hahn attempted a trick shot from some rough near a bunker.   What he was trying to accomplish with the shot, well, isn't quite known.   It l
Jamie Donaldson scores an ace at European Tour's South Africa Open
Jamie Donaldson -- the man who clinched the winning point for Europe at the 2014 Ryder Cup in Scotland in his singles match against Keegan Bradley -- had a wide smile on Thursday.
One year ago, Justin Thomas became youngest player in Tour history to shoot 59
The official one-year anniversary of the 59 Justin Thomas shot at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu is Friday, Jan. 12. But, since it happened in Round 1 of the 2017 Sony Open in Hawaii and Round 1 of the 2018 event begins today, we're celebrating a day early.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Europe not underestimating Asia ahead of EurAsia Cup
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Thomas Bjorn dismissed any suggestions that his Europe-led contingent will steamroll to another landslide victory over Team Asia at the EurAsia Cup which begins on Friday at the Glenmarie Golf & Country Club in Kuala Lumpur.
Jon Rahm just as determined in classroom as on course
HONOLULU (AP) — Jon Rahm never lacked for confidence with his golf. His father needed a little more convincing.
Is an 8-win season possible for Dustin Johnson in 2018?
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii brings out the highest level of optimism because it hosts the opening events of the new year, even if the season started three months ago.
Golf tips: How to keep your swing sharp in the winter months
There's a common misconception that when the cold weather comes, golfers place their bag of clubs in a closet and don't take them out again until March.
9 golf holes with unique -- dare we say, 'gimmicky' -- features
Golf courses are like snowflakes -- no two are the same. Sure, there may be courses with similar holes, similar features and trademark designs implemented by its designer, but they all have their differences no matter how subtle.
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
How to Drive the Golf Ball like Dustin Johnson
See how Dustin Johnson, the 2018 calendar year's first winner, generates so much power and accuracy, like on his 433-yard drive on the par-4 12th hole at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Analysis and instruction from PGA Professional Lou Guzzi.
61-year-old grandfather recruited to play on college golf team
Don Byers, 61 years old, will play collegiate golf this spring for Bellevue University in Nebraska, alongside teammates more than 40 years his junior.
How important is January to major champions in the last five seasons?
With a new year comes the opportunity to turn the page and write a new chapter. New year, new me. All the puns... you get it, right?
2019 Drive, Chip and Putt qualifying scheduled announced
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The USGA, Masters Tournament and the PGA of America have officially launched the sixth year of Drive, Chip and Putt by announcing the local and subregional schedule for the 2018-2019 qualifying season.
PGA Tour, Tour players react to Alabama-Georgia National Championship game
The National Championship college football tilt between Alabama and Georgia last night was one for the ages. It ended in a 26-23 overtime win for the Crimson Tide, giving head coach Nick Saban a record-tying sixth National title.