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BMW PGA Championship Final

BMW PGA Championship Final

Sep 23rd, 2019

Danny Willett made a welcome return to form winning the BMW PGA Championship with a comfortable three shot victory after posting a five-under-par 67 on Sunday at Wentworth.  Overnight joint leader, John Rahm of Spain struggled to card a 70 whilst South Africa’s Christiaan Bezuidenhout's charge slightly petered out leaving him third.

BMW PGA Championship Day 3

BMW PGA Championship Day 3

Sep 22nd, 2019

It was as you were at Wentworth as both overnight leaders shot four-under-par rounds of 68 to extend their lead to three shot over the field. Chasing them are Englishman Justin Rose, South African Christiaan Bezuidenhout, who both carded 69, and India’s Shubhankar Sharma who had one of the round of the day, a six-under 66.

BMW PGA Championship Day 2

BMW PGA Championship Day 2

Sep 21st, 2019

A rejuvenated Danny Willett heads the leaderboard alongside Jon Rahm of Spain on eleven-under-par after day two of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Two shots back sit Sweden’s Henrik Stenson, world number four Justin Rose and Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa.

BMW PGA Championship Day 1

BMW PGA Championship Day 1

Sep 20th, 2019

Matt Wallace is a man in form. Following a third place in the KLM Open in Holland last week he shot a flawless seven under par 65 to take a one stroke lead at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth yesterday. Londoner, Wallace leads Spain’s Joh Rahm and Sweden’s Henrik Stenson by one shot. With Justin Rose a further short back after a five under 67.

Horan Ready to Run in BMW PGA Pro-Am

Horan Ready to Run in BMW PGA Pro-Am

Aug 23rd, 2019

Hot on the heels of the success of the ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women event in Northern Ireland presented by his Modest! Golf Management outfit Niall Horan has announced he will be teeing it up in the BMW PGA Pro-Am on 18th September at Wentworth. Horan who is a member of the Wentworth Club in Surrey will take to the fairways of his famous home club alongside some of world golf’s biggest names.

Koepka Holds on to win USPGA

Koepka Holds on to win USPGA

May 20th, 2019

How do you come back from blowing a seven shot lead in a major? Well, fortunately for Brooks Koepka it is a question that he will not have to answer. Staring down the barrel of the gun and the biggest collapse in golf major history, Koepka dug deep, held his nerve and took the title. 

2019 USPGA tee times & pairings

2019 USPGA tee times & pairings

May 14th, 2019

Tiger Woods, in his first outing since his Masters victory will be teeing it up with Francesco Molinari and title holder, Brooks Koepka, for the opening two rounds of this week’s US PGA Championship.

USPGA Returns to UK TV

USPGA Returns to UK TV

May 14th, 2019

After the debacle of last year when no broadcaster wanted the 4th major of the 2018 season and you had to find some obscure Facebook page set up by Eleven Sport to watch it, Sky will be showing this year’s event from Bethpage Black.

RBC Heritage: CT Pan wins first PGA Tour title

RBC Heritage: CT Pan wins first PGA Tour title

Apr 22nd, 2019

CT Pan became only the second players from Chinese Taipei, or Taiwan as it is better known, to win on the PGA Tour and the first since 1987 when TC Chen won the Genesis Open. The diminutive Pan held his nerve over the final few holes to take the crown and earn himself a $1.2 million pay day.

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

The 7 Best Golfers Not To Win The PGA

Mar 5th, 2019

The great players won everything right? Well, not the USPGA they didn't. The USPGA proved elusive for many serial major winners. Here's the Top 7 players never to win the PGA.

Sergio Garcia launches The Golf Hub at PGA La Catalunya

Sergio Garcia launches The Golf Hub at PGA La Catalunya

Dec 10th, 2018

 PGA Catalunya Resort, home of Spain’s No1 course*, has today unveiled its new and upgraded golf academy, The Golf Hub, which integrates the latest state-of-the-art tracking technology and social gaming systems to create a fun, social and accessible approach to improving performance.VV

Thrilling USPGA finale as Koepka holds off Tiger

Thrilling USPGA finale as Koepka holds off Tiger

Aug 13th, 2018

Did everyone enjoy watching the golf last night... us, neither... Apparently it was one of the most exciting majors for a long time. Brooks Koepka has now won three of the last six majors!

Gary Woodland breaks USPGA 36 hole record

Gary Woodland breaks USPGA 36 hole record

Aug 11th, 2018

Thunder and lightning halted play at Bellerive last night but not before big-hitting Gary Woodland set a new lowest 36-hole score at the US PGA Championship.

Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Major backlash as uspga tv coverage vaporises

Aug 10th, 2018

The final major of the year. The BBC didn't want it. Sky didn't want it. BT didn't want it. So there goes your TV licence money, your Sky subscription, your BT cash, the lot. Maybe Dave will make a bid for it next year...

2018 USPGA tee times & pairings

2018 USPGA tee times & pairings

Aug 9th, 2018

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will play alongside title holder Justin Thomas for the opening two rounds of next week’s US PGA Championship.

Fleming golf tips for the 2018 PGA Championship

Fleming golf tips for the 2018 PGA Championship

Aug 7th, 2018

The PGA championship is the last major tournament of the season, soon to be followed by the Fed Ex play offs!! The career grand slam event only achieved by 5 golfers Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen, while Bobby Jones won a true golf grand slam in 1930. 

Rickie Fowler's looks for the PGA Championship

Rickie Fowler's looks for the PGA Championship

Aug 6th, 2018

Rickie Fowler will be dressed to the nines in PUMA Golf’s Autumn, Winter ’18 collection including fresh, on-trend polos and new P Cap colorways, during the 100th PGA Championship. Rickie will also carry a Limited-Edition COBRA Bag designed with The PGA Championship in mind.

LPGA Tour Pro gets DQ'd

LPGA Tour Pro gets DQ'd

Jul 1st, 2018

Veteran South Africa Tour Pro Lee-Anne Pace managed to get herself disqualified on Friday at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.  

The Road to the PGA and LPGA Tour Goes Through Ron Garl

The Road to the PGA and LPGA Tour Goes Through Ron Garl

Jun 3rd, 2018

These days it seems that if aspiring golfers want to make it to the PGA or LPGA TOUR, Ron Garl is a name they should know. Or at least be familiar with some of his course designs here in the Central Florida area that are famous for their unique style, design and strategy.

Laura Davies goes low with a 63 at LPGA Founders Cup

Laura Davies goes low with a 63 at LPGA Founders Cup

Mar 18th, 2018

Laura Davies has gone low with her first 63 since 2005. She is now just three shots behind leader Inbee Park after the LPGA Founders Cup third round. Could she become the oldest winner in LPGA history?

Lexi Thompson mocks the LPGA

Lexi Thompson mocks the LPGA

Feb 10th, 2018

We love Lexi Thompson’s Instagram response to the LPGA’s new strict dress code, which it announced last week. Take it away Lexi.

Michelle Wie has pop at LPGA dress code

Michelle Wie has pop at LPGA dress code

Dec 7th, 2017

Michelle Wie is off on her holidays in her Hawaian home. But she could not resist having a pop at the LPGA's recent changes to its dress code. Fair play Michelle. 

Sung Hyun Park claims her first LPGA Tour

Sung Hyun Park claims her first LPGA Tour

Oct 16th, 2017

It was a one – two for South Korea, as Jin Young Ko held off World No 2 Sung Hyun Park to claim her first LPGA Tour victory by two shots at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship on Sunday. But how did Charley Hull get on?

PGA launches new Integrity program

PGA launches new Integrity program

Sep 19th, 2017

The PGA Tour has announced a new gambling policy for 2018 with the creation of an Integrity Program, which will come into force on 1st January.

LPGA player to donate winnings

LPGA player to donate winnings

Sep 2nd, 2017

Stacy Lewis will donate any winnings she makes at the Cambia Portland Classic to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and the motivation seems to be working.

Top 3 shots from Day 1 at US PGA

Top 3 shots from Day 1 at US PGA

Aug 11th, 2017

OK, so I always put money on Kevin Kisner to win every major. Don't ask me why. I just get the impression he might one day. So I always put money on him at the majors. Always. Except for this time. And naturally he is leading after day one... Anyway, I cheered myself up by watching these brilliant shots from last night.

USPGA Quail Hollow 1st round tee times & pairings

USPGA Quail Hollow 1st round tee times & pairings

Aug 10th, 2017

They're under starter's orders and primed to give us a golf festival like no other. Ok, so they're actually still practicing but the tee times have been announced and we're as excited as a pig in a rucksack here at GP Towers...

Martin Kaymer 2010 USPGA win

Martin Kaymer 2010 USPGA win

Aug 8th, 2017

After opening rounds of 65-65, Martin Kaymer went on to record a stunning eight shot victory at Pinehurst No. 2 in 2010. Two months earlier he'd won the Players at Sawgrass. Which meant he'd won on both Mothers' and Fathers' Days. Which was a bit selfish if you think about it.

Exclusive LPGA Mike Whan interview

Exclusive LPGA Mike Whan interview

Aug 8th, 2017

We have partnered up with 18Birdies from the US to share their weekly Podcasts from over the other side of the pond. This week's features an exclusive interview with the LPGA's Commissioner Mike Whan.

GMac gets US PGA invite

GMac gets US PGA invite

Jul 30th, 2017

Graeme McDowell has received an invitation to play in the US PGA Championship at Quail Hollow, despite being ranked 101st in the world, and therefore outside of automatic qualifying. 

BBC to screen USPGA

BBC to screen USPGA

Jul 18th, 2017

The BBC has secured the live rights to the US PGA Championship, and will screen all four days of the fourth major championship in a dramatic return to golf.

Twitter bidding for USPGA rights

Twitter bidding for USPGA rights

Jul 17th, 2017

According to a report in the Financial Times, Twitter is in talks to ‘screen’ the US PGA Championship in the UK, after Sky lost its exclusive broadcast rights to the event.

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

Jul 6th, 2017

It's the third women’s major of the year next week, hard on the heels of the KPMGA PGA Championship, and controversially it will be taking place at Trump Bedminster in New Jersey. And there's at least one player hoping for a Presidential no–show.

Alex Noren wins BMW PGA Championship

Alex Noren wins BMW PGA Championship

May 28th, 2017

Alex Noren pulled out all the stops at the BMW PGA Championship today to win by two shots with a superb course record equalling 62.

Moving day at the BMW PGA Championship

Moving day at the BMW PGA Championship

May 27th, 2017

On moving day at the BMW Championship the leader board has tightened up, and with the wind getting up, it was an altogether tougher day out there on the newly renovated West course. And it is still anyone's title. 

Vijah Singh’s battle with PGA

Vijah Singh’s battle with PGA

May 18th, 2017

Vijah Singh’s lawsuit against the PGA Tour is finally heading to trial after four long years, and he wants his pound of flesh - or should that be venison? 

Is the PGA parking its tanks

Is the PGA parking its tanks

May 16th, 2017

According to a report in The Guardian, The PGA Tour is parking its tanks on the European Tour’s greens by opening a base in London.

PGA Catalunya Resort’s Hotel Camiral

PGA Catalunya Resort’s Hotel Camiral

Apr 13th, 2017

PGA Catalunya Resort’s five–star Hotel Camiral, located just outside Girona, has been accepted as the latest member of the The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd., a curated collection of independent and distinct luxury hotels. Just in the nick of time, GP's Editor is off there on Monday!  

European Trio get PGA special exemption

European Trio get PGA special exemption

Mar 28th, 2017

European Tour players Thomas Pieters, Tyrrell Hatton and Tommy Fleetwood have all been given Special Temporary Membership of the U.S. PGA Tour for the remainder of the 2016–17 season.  

Michele Wie second at LPGA Founders Cup

Michele Wie second at LPGA Founders Cup

Mar 18th, 2017

It's the lowest cut ever in LPGA history. If you weren't -5 after 36 holes you were on your way home. No worries for Michelle Wie or Stacey Lewis...

PGA charter players plane for Mexico

PGA charter players plane for Mexico

Mar 1st, 2017

It's the WGC Mexico Championships this week, and the Tour is having to make a big detour from it's usual Florida swing now that Trump's Doral is off the rota. So the PGA hired a charter flight to get the players there! 

R&A and USPGA release driving distance review

R&A and USPGA release driving distance review

Feb 18th, 2017

The R&A and the USGA have published their annual review of driving distance, a research document that reports important findings on driving distance in golf. But no one's really buying into it.

PGA announces Twitter partnership

PGA announces Twitter partnership

Jan 7th, 2017

The PGA Tour has announced a partnership with Twitter to broadcast live coverage on the social media platform for 31 tournaments in 2017. They're getting all modern! 

Poults gets PGA recognition

Poults gets PGA recognition

Dec 20th, 2016

Ian Poulter has received a PGA Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to the game at the annual PGA lunch at Grosvenor House. And it's not before time.

R&A and USPGA eliminate ball moving penalty rule

R&A and USPGA eliminate ball moving penalty rule

Dec 9th, 2016

The R&A and the USGA have announced the introduction of a new Local Rule that eliminates the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved on the putting green. And Dustin Johnson for one is delighted. 

Charley Hull secures maiden LPGA victory

Charley Hull secures maiden LPGA victory

Nov 20th, 2016

Charley Hull won the LPGA season-ending CME Group Tour Championship with a two-shot swing at the 17th on Sunday to 'blouse' $500,000. Nice work Charley!

Beef wins PGA Tour Card

Beef wins PGA Tour Card

Sep 19th, 2016

'Beef' earned his PGA Tour card on Sunday, shooting a three under par 68 at the Web.com Tour Boise Open to finish in fourth place and take his prize.

Beef Still In PGA Tour Card Hunt

Beef Still In PGA Tour Card Hunt

Sep 18th, 2016

Andrew 'Beef' Johnston is still in the hunt for his PGA Tour card, despite dropping to fourth at the Albertsons Boise Open.

PGA Recognition Award for Poults

PGA Recognition Award for Poults

Sep 11th, 2016

Poults will receive the PGA Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to the game at this year’s PGA annual fundraising lunch.

Foxhills Club & Resort to host PGA Cup

Foxhills Club & Resort to host PGA Cup

Sep 1st, 2016

Foxhills Club & Resort has been announced as the host venue for Great Britain & Ireland’s eagerly anticipated PGA Cup clash with the United States in 2017. 

PGA Championship Final Round Highlights

PGA Championship Final Round Highlights

Aug 1st, 2016

It was a humdinger last night as Jimmy Walker went wire to wire to win the PGA Championship at Baltusrol. Jason Day never gave up though, and took him close. Check out the highlights from the final major of the year below...

PGA Championship Top Tips

PGA Championship Top Tips

Jul 27th, 2016

The Spiv has spoken! Check out all the best betting tips for the PGA Championship here!!!

The PGA Hole In One Challenge

The PGA Hole In One Challenge

Jul 27th, 2016

Mercedes set three of their sponsored stars, Martin Kaymer, Fabian Gomez, and Emiliano Grillo a hole in one challenge. Already a difficult feat, Mercedes wanted them to ace the 175 yard hole with a putter, a driver, or a left handed club!!!  

PGA Championship Tee Times

PGA Championship Tee Times

Jul 24th, 2016

We've got all the tee times for the PGA Champiosnship, but we've picked out the groups we think you should follow at the final major of the year.

PGA marks anniversary of The Somme

PGA marks anniversary of The Somme

Jul 2nd, 2016

The PGA is marking the anniversary of the Battle of Somme by pledging to find the names of any of its members killed in the fighting.

Is this the longest serving PGA Pro?

Is this the longest serving PGA Pro?

Jun 18th, 2016

The story of the longest ever golf club member went global. Now another British golf club believes it might have the longest serving club professional in the world.

GolfPunk's PGA Championship Quiz 2016

GolfPunk's PGA Championship Quiz 2016

May 23rd, 2016

It's the BMW PGA Championship and you know what that means. The golf season has properly landed in the UK. To celebrate, we have devised this cheeky little quiz to test your knowledge of the European Tour's flag ship event. Tuck in, the grass in lovely!

Callaway showcase new collection at BMW PGA

Callaway showcase new collection at BMW PGA

May 19th, 2016

Callaway Apparel is showcasing its Spring Summer 2016 collection at The BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth next week. Here's a sneak preview of what their players will be wearing.