PGA News Archive

Saturday, January 06, 2018
Jim 'Bones' Mackay to caddie next week for Justin Thomas
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — PGA champion Justin Thomas is using a television on-course reporter to caddie for him next week in Honolulu while his regular caddie recovers from a foot injury.   But not just any TV reporter.  
Dustin Johnson takes control in third round at Kapalua
KAPALUA, Hawaii — Dustin Johnson holed out with a wedge for eagle, made birdie on every par 5 and powered his way to a 7-under 66 to build a two-shot lead going into the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions.
WATCH: Dustin Johnson holes out for eagle to take the lead at Kapalua
New year, same Dustin Johnson. 
Friday, January 05, 2018
Marc Leishman, Brian Harman share second-round lead at windy Kapalua
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Marc Leishman played bogey-free and was tied for the lead in the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Just don't get the idea this is another example of an Australian doing well at Kapalua because he stayed sharp Down Under in December.
Fran Marrello, James Mason win PGA Quarter Century Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE – Fran Marrello of Plymouth, Ct., won the biggest golf tournament of his career Friday, shooting a 3-under 69 to claim the 50-64 age group title in the Quarter Century Championship at PGA Golf Club.
Analyzing the golf swings of Super Bowl quarterbacks Tom Brady and Matt Ryan
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, along with Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons make their return to the NFL playoffs this weekend. You may not have known this, but both quarterbacks are pretty darned good at golf too.
Handicapping NFL QBs: Who has the best golf game?
The NFL is down to its final dynamic dozen, the 12 playoff teams that will battle to become Super Bowl LII champions. Who’s a golf fan to pick?
Behind the Miguel Angel Jimenez 'most interesting man' comparison
Editor's note: We're revisiting this piece, from Masters week 2014, on Miguel Angel Jimenez today in honor of his 54th birthday.
The Majors 101: Where they are, when they are and what the top storylines will be
If you're a fan of professional golf, is there anything better than speculating about how the majors will unfold? Aside from actually watching those majors play out, I don't think so.
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Marc Leishman opens with a 67 to lead at Kapalua
Marc Leishman is having a much better time at Kapalua this year, on and off the golf course.
Mason (66), Elkins, Zaremba (71) lead after first round of PGA Quarter Century Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE – James Mason went almost as low as the temperatures Thursday, shooting a 6-under 66 on a day that started with a wind chill in the 30s to take a 3-shot lead in the 65-and-older division of the Quarter Century Championship at PGA Golf Club.
Add Flexibilty and Rotation in Your Golf Swing
Do you find it difficult to make a good body turn during your swing? PGA Professional Eric Hogge has some tips on how to reduce the tension and add flexibility to your motion.
Tiger Woods commits to Farmers Insurance Open, Genesis Open
Look back at Tiger Woods' career, marked by a succession of injuries and anticipated comebacks. PGA.com's TJ Auclair recaps the recoveries and results as Tiger eyes a return to action at this week's Hero World Challenge.
7 underrated golfers to watch out for in 2018
Since the PGA Tour is just so deep with talent these days, it's an unfortunate truth that certain players get overlooked. The fact is, virtually any player on Tour can bust out and win on any given week. We see it happen all the time.
PGA Tour starts fund for Jarrod Lyle in leukemia recovery
KAPALUA, Hawaii — Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has gone through a third round of bone marrow transplant, and the PGA Tour wants to help Lyle and his family cope with the medical bills.
Son surprises dad with Masters Sunday tickets for Christmas
Don't get me wrong, the slippers we dads got from our kids for Christmas are awesome, thoughtful and -- if you're in the path of the "Bomb Cyclone" like I am -- they're practical.
No. 18 at Kapalua could be one of the most fun holes in golf
One of the wildest holes in golf will be on display this week at Kapalua's Plantation Course, home of the PGA Tour's Sentry Tournament of Champions. The hole we're talking about? The rollercoaster that is the 663-yard, par-5 18th.
Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus had strikingly similar pro debuts
On January 4, 1962 -- 56 years ago today -- the great Jack Nicklaus made his professional debut at the LA Open.
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
New year on PGA Tour can't start soon enough for players
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Dustin Johnson sat outside the Honolua Store on the first day of the new year, scarfing down the "Hobo Breakfast" of steamed rice and eggs as the sun was just starting to filter through the Cook pines that line the entrance to Kapalua. &n
5 tips to help you keep your golf resolutions in 2018
The new year has arrived and a lot of you golfers out there might be uttering the words, "new year, new me." Most of us make New Year's resolutions and, unfortunately, most of us fail to see them through for all 365 days.