PGA News Archive

Sunday, June 13, 2010
A solid preshot routine is a must for good golf
Do you have a Pre-Shot Routine? Do you know it? So many golfers have a Pre-Shot Routine for most golf shots but don't even know what their routine is when asked in a lesson.
Your most important piece of equipment - your body
If I asked you, "What is the most important piece of equipment you own for your golf game?" what would you say? Would it be your new Callaway driver with a stiff graphite shaft (costing over $350) or possibly your Ping putter that you describe as a one-putt putter?
Your Questions Answered!
Editors Note: Each week, we receive hundreds of questions for our PGA Experts. Though we can't answer every one of them, we will take some of the most illuminating and beneficial questions and have one of the top authorities from the PGA of America to answer them for you.'s complete coverage of the new grooves policy
What Does the New Groove Rule Mean for You?
Excel Golf re-signs PGA Tour player Wilson to its Zero Friction staff
OAK BROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- Excel Golf Products, Inc. has re-signed PGA Tour player Mark Wilson to its Zero Friction staff, company officials have announced. For the second consecutive year, Wilson will be putting Zero Friction Tees in play at every event in which he competes.
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Adams reaches endorsement deal with ex-U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Azinger
PLANO, Texas -- Adams Golf has signed former U.S. Ryder Cup Captain and former PGA Tour Player of the Year Paul Azinger to an endorsement deal, company officials have announced. Azinger will play Adams Golf equipment, wear an Adams Golf hat and carry an Adams Golf staff bag.
PGA of America Expert Hogge answers your equipment questions
Editor's Note: Here is a series of equipment-related questions submitted by readers and answered by PGA Professional Eric Hogge, the Director of Clubfitting for The PGA of America.
Trion:Zinks PGA Tour rookie Fowler to multi-year endorsement deal
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Trion:Z, which bills itself as the leader in magnetic/negative-ionic sportswear, has signed PGA Tour player Rickie Fowler to a longterm endorsement agreement, company officials have announced.
Sunice renews outerwear license with PGA Tour, Champions, Nationwide
MONTREAL -- Golf clothier Sunice has signed a new three-year licensing agreement with the PGA Tour that has Sunice serving as an official outerwear licensee of the PGA Tour, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour, company officials have announced.
Quagmire Golf signs Weibring, Grace and Price to endorsement deals
TORONTO -- Quagmire, a lifestyle apparel company known for its edgy, modern golfwear and sportswear, has added touring professionals Matt Weibring, Branden Grace and Aron Price to its roster of international players that endorse the brand's combination of sport- and street-inspired
Thursday, June 10, 2010
McGrane and Goddard share top spot in Portugal Open after opening 64s
Unheralded Englishman Luke Goddard birdied his last four holes Thursday to snatch a share of the first-round lead of the Estoril Portugal Open with Irishman Damien McGrane. McGrane, the world No.
At Portugal Open, Warren out to build on his flying finish from Wales
SINTRA, Portugal -- Scotland's Marc Warren believes he can build on his scintillating Wales Open finish when he lines up at the Estoril Portugal Open this week.
Wie and Miyazato lead deep, talented field at State Farm LPGA Classic
In-Kyung Kim is back at rain-logged Panther Creek Country Club to defender her title in the State Farm Classic, where she'll have to go against one of the deepest and most talented fields on the LPGA Tour. When the official entry list was released Monday, it included every player in the top 10 of
Tuesday, June 08, 2010
PGA Village ranked in Golf Digest's 'Best Resorts in N. America'
PGA Village, in Port St. Lucie, Fla., is ranked No. 51 among the "75 Best Golf Resorts in North America," according to the latest listing by a panel of more than 900 course raters, as selected by Golf Digest.
A Quick Nine: Best College Courses
Everyone takes pride in their school. However, that's often taken to a new level this time of year as March Madness is upon us.
Rose and Fowler fail in U.S. Open qualifier
Justin Rose now has plenty of time to celebrate his big win at the Memorial. One day after his first victory in America, he failed to qualify for the U.S. Open on Monday. Major champions Tom Lehman, Davis Love III and Ben Curtis led 15 players who earned spots in the U.S.
Sunday, June 06, 2010
A Quick Nine: Best Family Golf Resorts
The question was simple: What is the best golf resort for a family vacation?
Friday, June 04, 2010
Woods still working on his swing, his game and most important, himself
Summer has arrived, the second major championship of the year is almost at hand and yet Tiger Woods' game remains very much a work in progress. Woods struggled at times but still salvaged a 3-under 69 on Friday in the second round of the Memorial Tournament.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Better Equipment, Better Game: Golf Balls
Eric Hogge, the Head Golf Professional at the Center for Golf Learning and Performance and the Director of Club Fitting for PGA of America, discusses the importance of using quality golf balls and choosing ones that fit your game.
Better Equipment, Better Game: Long Irons vs. Hybrids
Eric Hogge, the Head Golf Professional at the Center for Golf Learning and Performance and the Director of Club Fitting for PGA of America, gives his opinion on why you may want to add hybrids to your golf bag.