PGA News Archive

Sunday, March 26, 2017
Hole-in-one equals 1-up lead for Japan's Hideto Tanihara
If you hadn't heard of Japan's Hideto Tanihara before this week's WGC-Dell Match Play Championship at Austin Country Club in Texas, he's making sure you won't forget it.
Dustin Johnson is calm, cool and dominant ahead of the Masters
The way Dustin Johnson has played golf the past four days at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play tournament, his performance begs one very serious question. Can the Masters start tomorrow?
Jon Rahm smashes 426-yard drive at WGC-Dell Match Play Championship
The 12th tee at Austin Country Club has been more like a launchpad at this week's WGC-Dell Match Play Championship. Players are just absolutely nuking their drives on the par-5 hole.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm advance to semifinals of Match Play
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dustin Johnson and Jon Rahm advanced to the semifinals of the Dell Technologies Match Play and kept on track a potential showdown between the No. 1 player and Spain's rising star.
Friday, March 24, 2017
12 habits of successful junior golfers
There are a several characteristics that a junior golfer needs to possess beyond their golf scores in order to be successful both on and off the course. Below are the top 12 qualities I consider to be most important:
Sergio Garcia hits terrible drive en route to loss at Match Play
During Day 2 of the Dell Match Play Championship, Sergio Garcia wowed us with his ability to hit driver off the deck.
A short week for Rory McIlroy on long road to Masters
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rory McIlroy rarely has played so well and had so little to show for it.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Lessons learned from Tiger Woods in new book on 1997 Masters
The 1997 Masters Tournament was one of the most important 72 holes of golf played in history. A young Tiger Woods roared onto the scene to become the first black golfer, the first Asian golfer and the youngest golfer ever to win a green jacket.
Ross Fisher hammers 423-yard drive at WGC-Dell Match Play Championship
Two days ago, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson claimed to have hit a 490-yard drive in an Instagram post.
Sergio Garcia's amazing 'driver off the deck' save
If you're anything like me, you probably lick your lips when you see a PGA Tour star preparing to hit a driver off the deck.
New golf season product round up, part 1
Spring has arrived, which means golf season is right around the corner – if it hasn’t started already – for many around the country. As usual, there’s a bunch of new gear, apparel and gadgets that have hit the market since last season.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Jason Day withdraws from Match Play to be with his mother
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Defending champion Jason Day tearfully withdrew from the Dell Technologies Match Play after six holes Wednesday so he could be with his mother when she has surgery for lung cancer.
Rory McIlroy launches 410-yard drive
Yesterday, we told you about the whopping 490-yard drive Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson claimed to have hit.
Dustin Johnson going for first sweep of World Golf Championships
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dustin Johnson is one victory away from something not even Tiger Woods has accomplished: a sweep of the four World Golf Championships.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Charles Howell III, Wesley Bryan need big week to get into the Masters
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For the first time, the winner of the Puerto Rico Open could earn a spot in the Masters. But only if that winner is Wesley Bryan, and even that might not be enough.
'The Rock' (yes, that one) smashes 490-yard drive
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson touts himself as, "The Most Electrifying Man in All of Entertainment/Sports Entertainment." We're not going to disagree. The man is a physical specimen.
Dustin Johnson draws major competition in Match Play group
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dustin Johnson has a trio of major champions in his way at the Dell Technologies Match Play.
Jordan Spieth looking forward to get through this Masters
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Two weeks before the Masters begins, Jordan Spieth is looking forward to it being over.
Monday, March 20, 2017
2020 Olympic golf course votes to amend membership policy
TOKYO (AP) -- The course that will host the 2020 Olympic golf tournament has avoided being stripped of the event by deciding to change its membership policy to include women.
Fair or unfair? Dissecting Zach Johnson's bank-shot birdie at Bay Hill
In the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday at Bay Hill, Zach Johnson hit the kind of shot you don't see often. Playing the par-3 17th hole, Johnson hit his tee shot into a greenside bunker.