PGA Tour approves shorts for practice, pro-am rounds

More Sports / Golf Feb 19, 2019

PGA Tour approves shorts for practice, pro-am rounds

Players will be allowed to wear shorts in PGA Tour practice and pro-am rounds under a change in player appearance guidelines unveiled Monday. The change, effective immediately, applies only to tournaments on six tours operated under the PGA Tour umbrella. Long pants will remain required attire ...

Shugo Imahira receives special invitation to Masters

More Sports / Golf Jan 9, 2019

Shugo Imahira receives special invitation to Masters

Shugo Imahira, last year's Japan Golf Tour leading money winner, has accepted a special invitation to play in this year's Masters tournament, Augusta National chairman Fred Ridley said Tuesday. The 26-year-old from suburban Tokyo will make his Masters debut after missing the cut in all ...

More Sports / Golf Feb 27, 2016

Golfer Bohn, 42, suffers heart attack

PGA Tour officials say Jason Bohn suffered a mild heart attack after the second round Friday at the Honda Classic. The tour said Bohn complained of chest pains after his round and went to see a medical staff at PGA National. He was taken by ambulance ...

PGA president Bishop ousted

More Sports / Golf Oct 25, 2014

PGA president Bishop ousted

Ted Bishop was ousted Friday as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet and Facebook post directed at Ian Poulter. Bishop was irritated by remarks Poulter made in his book on the Ryder Cup captaincy of Nick Faldo in 2008 and Tom ...

More Sports / Golf May 22, 2014

Broadcaster Begay returning to work after heart attack

Notah Begay will return to his broadcasting job next week, one month after suffering a heart attack. Golf Channel said Wednesday that he will serve as an on-course reporter at the NCAA men's golf championships, with the network's coverage starting Monday. The 41-year-old Begay suffered the ...

Quartet tied for early lead

More Sports / Golf Jan 4, 2014

Quartet tied for early lead

Jordan Spieth thought the Plantation Course was a blast to play when he arrived at Kapalua. He had even more fun Friday. Coming off a sensational rookie season, Spieth opened the new year by never coming close to bogey and making a 12-foot birdie putt ...