PGA News Archive

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Golf and gaming growing together in Japan
We don't really have pachinko parlors here in the United States, but they're huge in Japan.
FedExCup playoffs boost standing of PGA Tour in world ranking points
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Most of the world's best players are going to the Middle East in the winter and the Far East in the fall, to play a series of events on the European Tour.
Notebook: McDowell eager for long break to recharge his 'buzziness'
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Before winning his final event of the year at Tiger Woods’ World Challenge, Graeme McDowell talked all week about how badly he was in need of a 10-week break.
Choi excels on course and off it as well, as she masters English language
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Na Yeon Choi won her first major at the U.S. Women's Open, and she closed the season by winning the LPGA Titleholders. But her most remarkable performance came when the season was over.
Tales from PGA Tour in 2012 include superstars as well as just nice guys
Dave Kindred, a preeminent American sports writer who has worked his trade for the better part of four decades, was walking down the right side of the first fairway at Kiawah Island with the final group at the PGA Championship when he mentioned he had been teaching a writing class to college s
A heartwarming, memorable day for Scottish teen
Scouring the Internet for something heartfelt to give you this holiday season, we came across a piece by Sky Sports in the UK entitled "My Special Day."
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Can your present beat this?
I know some of you lucky ducks out there found brand-new golf clubs under the tree on Christmas morning, and I'm sure the're awesome. I'm also sure they're not as awesome as this one.
Eubanks: The Christmas Letter
This is the time of year when we reflect, especially on the blessings of family and friends. So, as you polish off the last of the eggnog and get ready to give that new driver or those shiny new irons their first whirl, please allow me to share my Christmas with you.
Monday, December 24, 2012
Angry Shark done with Medalist GC
In the Palm Beach area of Florida, where so many many professional golfers live these days, no players have larger profiles than Jack Nicklaus at the Bear's Club and Greg Norman at the Medalist Golf Club. But no longer.
A week's worth of tweets, December 17-23, 2012
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
European Tour needs to keep its stars playing at home, says Montgomerie
LONDON -- The European Tour needs to take some steps to encourage European stars to play more in Europe, says Colin Montgomerie.
Pepper leaves NBC Sports after eight years to focus on junor golf advocacy
Dottie Pepper learned the art of retirement at an early age.
Mickelson shares redesign plans with Torrey Pines faithful
Phil Mickelson knows Torrey Pines - both the South and the North courses.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Christmas gifts for world's top 10 golfers
I know what I want for Christmas. I'd bet you know what you want, too.
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Military golf courses come under fire
Soon after arriving in Hawaii on Saturday, President Obama kicked off his Christmas vacation with a round of golf at Kaneohe Klipper, an 18-hole champio
Chapman receives honorary life membership of European Tour
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Roger Chapman of England has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour in recognition of his historic two victories in senior major championships in 2012, Tour officials have announced.
European financial problems unleash plenty of hurt on golf events in Spain
PARIS -- With its array of courses and short-sleeves climate, Spain made a natural home for professional golf. In 2011, the land of Seve Ballesteros hosted seven European Tour tournaments, more than any other country.
My career rested on making Ryder Cup-clinching putt, says Kaymer
LONDON -- If he had missed his six-foot putt that clinched the Ryder Cup, Martin Kaymer believes he might have struggled for the rest of his career.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Watson selection could affect who Europe picks as captain, says Clarke
LONDON -- Darren Clarke believes Tom Watson's appointment as U.S. Ryder Cup captain has come as a "bolt from the blue" and really given the Europeans food for thought before they name their man.
Craziest golf course ever - yes I'd go play it
Take the best elements of miniature golf.  Add the insane wackiness of video game settings.  Now stretch it out to a championship yardage golf course.  It doesn't exist ... yet.