PGA News Archive

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Tiger Woods' dominant history at Firestone
Monday, July 30, 2018
Canada's Whistler area becoming a must-play golf destination
WHISTLER, British Columbia — The village of Whistler in Canada's British Columbia has a long-standing reputation as a world-class ski destination. With two massive mountains, pristine powder and a wide variety of terrain, it's no wonder.
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Top-ranked Dustin Johnson wins RBC Canadian Open
OAKVILLE, Ontario — Top-ranked Dustin Johnson pulled away Sunday in the RBC Canadian Open for his third victory of the season and 19th on the PGA Tour.
Richard McEvoy captures first European Tour event after 17 years and 285 starts
HAMBURG, Germany — Richard McEvoy has won his first European Tour title at the age of 39 after a dramatic finish to the European Open in Hamburg.
Miguel Angel Jimenez edges Bernhard Langer for Senior British Open victory
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Senior British Open on Sunday, edging defending champion Bernhard Langer by one shot.
Fun-loving golfer Bruce Lietzke dies at 67
ATHENS, Texas — Bruce Lietzke, the fun-loving, fade-hitting PGA Tour winner whose practice regime — or lack of one — spawned an often-told spoiled banana story, died Saturday of brain cancer. He was 67.
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Miguel Angel Jimenez leads Senior Open after three rounds
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Miguel Angel Jimenez shot par 72 in blustery conditions to remain 9-under overall and two shots clear heading to the final round of the Senior British Open on Saturday.
Watch LPGA and LET stars go Happy Gilmore style in the tee box at the Ladies Scottish Open
LPGA and Ladies European Tour players had some fun before Round 3 teed off at the Scottish Open at the Gullane Golf Club. Stars such as Michelle Wie and Beth Allen channeled their inner Happy Gilmore to see just who could drive the ball farther.
Tom Watson shoots his age, remains in hunt at Senior Open
Three years removed from an emotional farewell to the British Open at St. Andrews, Kansas City legend Tom Watson is turning back the clock on The Old Course.
Red-hot Keegan Bradley uses three eagles to soar to second place at the Canadian Open
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Keegan Bradley played the last four holes in 6 under, making two of his three eagles Friday, to pull within a shot of the lead in the RBC Canadian Open.
Friday, July 27, 2018
Watch former Alabama QB Greg McElroy react to his hole-in-one
Former Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy had quite the day on the links. The 2009 national champion aced what is presumably the first hole of his golfing career, judging by the pure excitement of his reaction at least.  
Robert Garrigus shoots 63 for early lead at Canadian Open
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Robert Garrigus made a birdie after a rock saved his ball from water and had a one-stroke lead at 9-under 63 on Thursday when play in the RBC Canadian Open was suspended because of dangerous weather.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Top 8 golf-based movie quotes
A Quick Nine: Favorite golf movie characters
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
How pro golf has changed off the tee since 1980 is even more staggering than you might think
Since 1980, play from the tee box has changed drastically in professional golf. To understand exactly how, let’s look at two stats: average driving distance and average driving accuracy (percentage of fairways hit).
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