PGA News Archive

Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Today's golf-related Olympic trivia item
Congrats to the U.S. women's gymnastics team for bringing home the Olympic gold medal in the team competition on Tuesday.
Could shoes lead down the wrong path?
The trend towards the "comfort shoe" in golf disturbs me just a little. And yes, I own a few pairs of the new style overwhelming the market and wear them more often than not when playing. They feel great. My concern isn't the functionality or the design. It's the shirt.
Local Knowledge: 2012 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
The PGA Tour is in Akron, Ohio, this week for the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone. Adam Scott is the defending champion and he'll be making his first start since the crushing end to the Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St.
A Quick Nine: Best Charleston, S.C.-area public golf courses
Next week, the best golfers in the world head to breathtaking Kiawah Island, S.C., just outside Charleston, for the season's final major -- the PGA Championship.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Financial woes caused by real estate bust bring more perspective to Duval
AKRON, Ohio -- About the only thing that comes easily for David Duval these days is the ability to find perspective.
Woods practices on Ocean Course in advance of PGA Championship
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- Tiger Woods has played The Ocean Course as he gets ready for next week's PGA Championship.
Williams and Jutanugarn tie course records at Junior PGA Championship
FORT WAYNE, Ind. --  J.B.
Eubanks: Ocean Course the Ultimate Test
The visuals still hit the rawest of nerves. There was Mark Calcavecchia: barefoot, weeping, inconsolable, and seemingly on the verge of marching into the waves to end it all. And Hale Irwin: angry and anguished, his fate no longer in his hands.
Notebook: Some Ryder Cup hopefuls face uphill battle in next two weeks
AKRON, Ohio -- The next two weeks will decide the eight Americans who make the Ryder Cup team, and while there are plenty of points at stake, those on the outside have their work cut out for them.
Shorter PGA Tour season in 2013 will mean bigger fields at many events
AKRON, Ohio -- A shorter season on the PGA Tour in 2013 will mean slightly larger fields for as many as nine tournaments.
David Duval going through tough times on and off the course
David Duval has always marched to the beat of his own drum. I've followed him since his days at Georgia Tech and have talked to him a few times. Was always pleasant enough to me. People forget he was, at one time, the number 1 ranked player in the world. And now it's come to this.
Ryder Cup Captain Love offers words of encouragement at Junior PGA
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- 2012 U.S.
What's in the winners' golf bags for the week of July 29, 2012
What equipment did Scott Piercy and last week's other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek in their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week of July 29:
Monday, July 30, 2012
Piercy gets validation for chip on his shoulder with win at Canadian Open
ANCASTER, Ontario -- Scott Piercy began the year with a chip on his shoulder, all because of the blank space on the front of his cap.
A week's worth of tweets, July 23-29, 2012
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of July 15
This week’s edition of What’s in the Winners’ Bags is up, and you can see it here http://www.pga.com/golf-equipment/winners-bag/whats-in-winners-golf-bags-week-
Kentwool adds orange to its rainbow of golf socks
The color palette at Kentwool got even bolder this week with the unveiling of the company’s bright orange golf socks for men and women. The eye-popping color joins black, green, light blue, natural, pink and purple in the golf sock spectrum.
Action sports provide inspiration for Nike's new Lunar Swingtip golf shoes
The new Lunar Swingtip shoes from Nike Golf might sound like they’re inspired by wingtip dress shoes, and they are to a point. But they’re much more influenced by surfers and skateboarders.
Ping unveils its first adjustable driver
A few months ago, Callaway Golf joined the adjustable driver party with the RAZR Fit. Now -- and some might say finally -- Ping has come out with an adjustable driver of its own.
TaylorMade's logo look for Lytham
One of the most fun aspects of major championships these days is that TaylorMade creates one-of-a-kind logos for the hats, shirts and golf bags that its staff players use during the week. The logo for this week’s Open Championship is one of their best – and most detailed.