PGA News Archive

Thursday, February 14, 2019
3rd annual 'Hit the Green for HOPE’ Marriott Golf promotion generates more than $65k for PGA REACH
Matt Damon as Rannulph Junuh swing breakdown from The Legend of Bagger Vance
PGA professional, Lou Guzzi breaks down the swing of Matt Damon, aka Rannulph Junuh from The Legend of Bagger Vance.
Tincup's David Simms swing breakdown
PGA professional, Lou Guzzi breaks down the swing of Don Johnson, aka David Simms from Tincup.
Swing Comparison: Shooter McGavin vs. Danny Newnan
Who has a better swing? Shooter McGavin from Happy Gilmore fame, or Danny Newnan of Caddyshack. 2013 PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi breaks down both fictional swings with real expert analysis.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Zambia’s Vincent Kabaso and his historic journey to PGA Membership
Vincent Kabaso’s quest to become a PGA Professional in many ways mirrors the history of his homeland of Zambia, a landlocked nation in south-central Africa that struggled for an identity.
PGA of America President Suzy Whaley to captain US team in inaugural Women's PGA Cup
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – PGA of America President Suzy Whaley will captain the United States Team that will compete in the inaugural Women’s PGA Cup – a first-of-its-kind team competition for women PGA Members from around the world.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
5 tips to improve your pre-shot routine
Everything you need to know about putters
Do you want to improve your putting in 2019? See some of the best new putters out there from Titleist, Callaway, Cleveland, Ping, Bettenardi and more to help you improve your golf game this season.
Bensel wins in playoff, Coe avoids playoff to claim PGA Stroke Play and PGA Women's Stroke Play Championships
Monday, February 11, 2019
Joanna Coe posts record 64 to lead PGA Women’s Stroke Play Championship, three tied with lead in the PGA Stroke Play Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Seul-Ki Park signed for a 71 on her second-round scorecard and graduated to the practice putting green at PGA Golf Club to sharpen her stroke.
Coach golfers to consistently find the low point of their swings
  Editor's Note: This story originally appeared in the January 2019 edition of PGA Magazine.   PGA Professional Yong Joo, who competed in the 2018 PGA Professional Championship at Bayonet Black Horse i
Here's where you can qualify for the 2019 US Open
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How to hit from a hospitality tent, or ultra-thin lie
Wanna learn how to hit the rare shot from a hospitality tent, or off a super thin lie? CBS Announcer and ex-NFLer Tony Romo pulled it off at Pebble Beach for a tap-in birdie. 2013 PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi offers up key instruction when attempting this type of shot.
Middle Atlantic PGA Section selects Johnathan Johnson as its second PGA WORKS Fellow
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — PGA REACH, the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the PGA of America—in conjunction with the Middle Atlantic PGA Section—has selected Johnathan Johnson, of Fort Washington, Maryland, to serve as the second PGA WORKS Fellow for the Section.
Connecticut PGA Section selects Sofia Alvarez as PGA WORKS Fellow
HARTFORD, Conn. — PGA REACH, the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the PGA of America — in conjunction with the Connecticut PGA Section — has selected Sofia Alvarez, of Maracaibo, Venezuela, to join the team as a PGA WORKS Fellow.
Phil Mickelson finishes out his fifth win at Pebble Beach Pro-Am
Take a look at Pebble Beach Golf Links, one of the most historic stops on the PGA TOUR schedule, and host for 12 Major Championships, including the 1977 PGA Championship, and 5 U.S. Opens.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Phil Mickelson closing in on his fifth win at Pebble Beach
Ben Cook has two-stroke lead in PGA Stroke Play, Seul-Ki Park leads the PGA Women’s Stroke Play by a shot
Saturday, February 09, 2019
Phil Mickelson makes 500th career PGA Tour cut, but trails Paul Casey at Pebble
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Bill Murray met a pair of baby kangaroos from the Monterey Zoo. Jerry Kelly tried to mimic the peculiar post-swing moves of Ho Sung Choi.
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Phil Mickelson hits every fairway and starts well at Pebble
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Phil Mickelson has been coming to the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am since 1995 and has won it four times, so there isn’t much he hasn’t accomplished along the Monterey Peninsula. Thursday delivered something new.