PGA News Archive

Friday, May 25, 2018
WATCH: Thomas Pieters just snapped a club on his neck at a European Tour event
Pour one out for Thomas Pieters’ 9-iron. Pieters, playing at the BMW PGA Championship, was upset with himself after an errant shot… and proceded to snap the club over his neck. Yep. Take a look:
The story behind the first known hole-in-one in golf history
It was our intention to put together a story recognizing the first known hole-in-one in golf history by Young Tom Morris.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Rory McIlroy shoots 5-under 67, two strokes off lead at Wentworth
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WATCH: Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston deadlifts nearly 500 (!) pounds
He's known as “Beef” for a reason, folks. Andrew Johnston’s performance unit posted a video of the European Tour pro deadlifting 220 kilograms – about 485 pounds – on Wednesday, and it’s a sight to behold. Take a look:
Marriott Golf tees off third annual Hit the Green for HOPE program
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Friends beat 17 million-to-one odds, ace same par-3 hole
Santa Cruz's Geoff Eisenberg and Rusty Kingon, playing in the same threesome, earned aces on back-to-back shots on the 165-yard eighth hole at Pasatiempo Golf Club on Sunday. It was a special moment for the friends of 25-plus years, both of whom are club members.
9 golf holes with unique 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.
Behind the Miguel Angel Jimenez 'most interesting man' comparison
To fellow pro golfers, Miguel Angel Jimenez is known as "The Mechanic" for his love of high-performance vehicles like his red Ferrari.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
This man spent a boatload of money to be Tiger Woods’ caddy
A live auction that wrapped up the 20th "Tiger Jam" in Las Vegas included a $50,000 bid to spend a round of golf with Tiger Woods. Not playing with him — caddying for him.
Carol Mann was a Hall of Fame golfer who never forgot her Baltimore roots
Long after she left Baltimore for Chicago as a teenager, Carol Mann loved coming back to her adopted hometown. Long after she became one of golf's biggest stars -- and personalities -- Mann seemed at home in Baltimore.
Monday, May 21, 2018
A giant of the game passes – remembering World Golf Hall of Famer Carol Mann
Legendary Patty Berg, the 1995 PGA Distinguished Service Award winner and regarded a “tough general” in guiding a golf clinic, once gave Carol Mann "a PhD. in golf – in professional behavior, professional ethics and just professional preparedness."
12 players to watch at the LPGA Volvik Championship
Look back at Danielle Kang's victory at the 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Olympia Fields Country Club, as she became a major champion at the age of 24.
PGA of America mourns the passing of Carol Mann
Carol Mann, a World Golf Hall of Famer and Member of both the PGA and LPGA, passed away Sunday at her home in Woodlands, Texas. PGA of America mourns the passing of one of its all-time greats. Mann was 77 years old.
Jack Nicklaus's famous Harbor Shores putt
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. --  It usually takes a lot of time for a course to generate notable moments in its history. That isn't the case with Harbor Shores.
Friday, May 18, 2018
93-year-old gets first hole-in-one in his final round of golf ever
Never give up on your dreams.
Stephen Curry in talks to host PGA Tour event in 2019
It’s no secret that Stephen Curry loves golf. The Golden State Warriors star played respectably at a Tour event last fall, shooting 74-74, but failing to make the cut.
Phil Mickelson's long-sleeve golf shirt: A brief history
  Phil Mickelson has made a career out of generating a buzz... well, that, and winning golf tournaments.   His latest buzz-worthy headline?
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Three tips to tune-up for summer golf
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Lexi Thompson inspired by her mom's battles with cancer
The Kingsmill Championship has long been Judy and Lexi Thompson's mother-daughter week. No offense to the rest of the family, especially Lexi's father and two brothers, but they're just not invited.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
World Golf Hall of Famer Doug Ford, golf’s oldest major champion, passes at age 95
World Golf Hall of Famer Doug Ford Sr., the oldest living major champion and one of golf’s most durable competitors, died Monday evening in Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. Ford, who had suffered a pair of strokes over the past year, was 95.