PGA News Archive

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
5 reasons to make the trip to Diamante
If Cabo San Lucas is not on your list of golf destinations, it probably will be after you learn about Diamante. The resort-private community boasts 36 holes for spectacular seaside golf – with one course being ranked No. 1 in Latin America and the second designed by Tiger Woods.
Driver distance is going to be off the charts in Mexico this week
If you dig the long ball -- and, seriously, how doesn't? -- you're going to want to tune in to this week's WGC-Mexico Championship. At its highest point, Club de Golf Chapultepec reaches 7,835 feet above sea level. That's record altitude on the PGA Tour.
Dustin Johnson surprises young golfers at World Junior Golf Championships
Coastal Carolina alumnus Dustin Johnson, who took over the No. 1 spot in the Official World Golf Rankings following his win in the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club on Feb. 19, surprised players with his appearance prior to the Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship.
On this day in 1971, Jack Nicklaus won the PGA Championship
Forty-six years ago today -- Feb. 28, 1971 -- Jack Nicklaus won the PGA Championship at the original PGA National Golf Club (now known as BallenIsles Country Club (the East Course hosted the PGA Championship), just east of the current PGA National there in Palm Beach Gardens.
Phil Mickelson on 'Feherty' will be must-see TV
Golf Channel's "Feherty" premieres on March 6 at 9 p.m. ET. David Feherty's first guest for the new season is so good, the premiere is actually going to come in two parts.
Monday, February 27, 2017
Harbour Town bounces back from Hurricane Matthew devastation
As the grounds crew whipped around Harbour Town Golf Links on Monday, the effect from October's storm wasn't apparent.
Arnold Palmer's shoes from 1958 Masters just sold for $66,000
How much would you pay for a pair of shoes worn -- and signed -- by Arnold Palmer, specifically a pair he wore on his way to winning the 1958 Masters, the first of his four Masters titles?
Check out this disc golfer's 368-foot ace
We interrupt our usual traditional golf coverage to give you a look at this extraordinary disc golf ace. During the Gentlemen's Club Challenge Presented by Innova in Henderson, Nevada, over the weekend, Paul McBeth threw his disc 368 feet and got nothing but basket.
The Masters is key to why some top players will skip the Dell Match Play
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The road to the Masters isn't what it used to be.
Golf tips: Tackling a difficult stretch of holes
Rickie Fowler had an impressive victory four-shot over the weekend in the Honda Classic on the PGA National Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
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Sunday, February 26, 2017
Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods' status is 'puzzling'
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Jack Nicklaus says he was "painting a picture" when he suggested after a practice round with Tiger Woods at the 1996 Masters that Woods had the game to win at least 10 green jackets.
Rickie Fowler wins Honda Classic after clutch putts
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Rickie Fowler didn't care about pretty. He cared about winning.
Dustin Johnson reveals gender of second child via shirtless beach drive
We've seen celebrities making announcements about their pregnancies on Instagram before. Look no further than Beyonce. But this brought the creativity to a new level.
Apparently bees can be taught to golf, kind of
We've all heard the saying, "golf is a game anyone can learn!"
Sprinklerhead swallows Rickie Fowler's putt from off green
Hopefully the rest of Rickie Fowler's day at PGA National goes better than his fourth hole. Attempting to putt uphill from off the fourth green, Fowler's ball came to an abrupt stop when a sprinklerhead on the fringe swallowed the golf ball. Check it out:
Alligator spooks NHL star during round with Jesper Parnevik
Erik Karlsson is the captain and a defenseman for the the Ottawa Senators. He also likes to play golf.
Jhonattan Vegas aces first hole of PGA National's 'Bear Trap'
The 15th hole at PGA National's Champion Course -- a par 3 -- is the start of one of the most difficult three-hole stretches in golf, affectionately known as "The Bear Trap."
Darren Fichardt wins rain-filled Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Darren Fichardt won the weather-affected Joburg Open with a 4-under 68 on Sunday for a 1-shot victory over Stuart Manley and Paul Waring in a tournament reduced to three rounds because of rain and a waterlogged course.
Bryson DeChambeau apologizes for comments made Friday about USGA
Bryson DeChambeau made headlines late in 2016 and early in 2017 for experimenting with a side-saddle putting stroke.