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Sunday, August 14, 2011

Failure last week leads to Bradley's success at PGA
Failure last week leads to Bradley's success at PGA

The way he so "completely lost it" during his final round at Firestone seven days ago scared Keegan Bradley. So, Helen Ross, explains, he sought some words of wisdom, and won the PGA Championship by staying positive in the face of adversity.

Fabulous finish makes PGA Championship one to savor
Fabulous finish makes PGA Championship one to savor

To the casual fan, the PGA Championship looked a bit like a Nationwide Tour stop for a while. Yet once the leaders got to the back nine on Sunday, Steve Eubanks says, the Season's Final Major transformed into one of the most exciting majors of the year.

Bradley punches final ticket to PGA Grand Slam
Bradley punches final ticket to PGA Grand Slam

PGA Tour rookie Keegan Bradley put an end to the U.S. drought in major championships with a stunning victory in the 93rd PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club. Bradley earned the final spot in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf.

Bradley wins PGA Championship after rousing comeback
Bradley wins PGA Championship after rousing comeback

Keegan Bradley looked done after a triple bogey on the 15th hole Sunday dropped him far off the pace. But the resilient rookie immediately birdied the next two holes, caught Jason Dufner and won the 93rd PGA Championship in a three-hole playoff.

Okay isn't good enough for Mickelson this week
Okay isn't good enough for Mickelson this week

Phil Mickelson had high hopes of winning his second PGA Championship all week, and felt he was still in contention heading to the back nine on Sunday. But, he lamented, he could never quite get his game into high gear.

Scandinavian stars satisfied with strong showings

While Americans finished 1-2, Anders Hansen of Denmark and Robert Karlsson of Sweden were...

Dufner disappointed by finish, pleased at his week

No doubt, Jason Dufner lamented giving up a big lead on the back nine Sunday and losing in a...

FedExCup impacted by PGA Championship results

Their finishes in Atlanta on Sunday gave Keegan Bradley and Jason Dufner big boosts in the...

Illinois' Small closes out big week as low club professional

Mike Small didn't have quite the finish he’d hoped for, but he certainly enjoyed another...

Despite missed opportunities, confident Scott still in the mix

He's put "Caddie-gate" behind him, and, too, the missed short putts Saturday...

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Tiptoe to victory more likely than late-round charge

Charl Schwartzel won the Masters with an electric charge that included birdies on the last...

Will youth or experience prevail on Sunday?

With seven of the top 12 players after 54 holes carrying U.S. passports, Sunday looks like...

No-names doing just fine at PGA Championship

Brendan Steele, Keegan Bradley and Jason Dufner stayed cool on a sweltering Saturday at...

Late-hole problems slow Donald's big charge

For 15 holes on Saturday, Luke Donald was enjoying a nice run up the scoreboard. Then came...

Crane calls third-round 66 his best in months

After struggling with an aching back that has hampered him all year, Ben Crane felt great...

In shades of 2001, Toms mounts third-round charge

He didn't make an ace on Saturday, but 2001 PGA champion David Toms turned back the clock...

'Frustrated' McIlroy looking forward to time off

Rory McIlroy said the wrist he injured Thursday has improved each day, but his scoring...

Friday, August 12, 2011

Unheralded pacesetters deserve their turn in spotlight

Spectators can be forgiven for sneaking a peek at their pairing sheets when guys like Keegan...

Missed cut might do Woods more good than he realizes

By missing the cut on Friday, Tiger Woods won’t play another tournament round for about three...

Treachery like no other lurks at last hole

The 18th hole at Atlanta Athletic Club has proved plenty of drama over the years, but this...

Bradley and Dufner lead PGA, as Woods misses cut

Hardly anyone knows Keegan Bradley and Jason Dufner, the two guys leading the PGA...

Could his first win be a major? Why not, asks Dufner

Jason Dufner is winless in his six years on the PGA Tour, and he admits to being surprised...

McIlroy fortunate to still be playing this week

Rory McIlroy blamed most of the struggles in his Friday 73 on his putting, and hopes to...

Kaymer's putter holds him back in title defense

Martin Kaymer has thoroughly enjoyed his role as defending champion this week. On the golf...

Micheel heads in wrong direction on disappointing Day 2

Shaun Micheel started his second round four strokes off the lead, thanks to a brilliant 66....

Illinois' Small makes his third PGA Championship cut

PGA Professional Mike Small, the men's golf coach at the University of Illinois, parred...

PGA Professionals' success illustrate two major truths

As always in the PGA Championship, several PGA Club Professionals have outplayed many PGA...

Last-minute fix on range propels Points to stellar 67

D.A. Points broke into a sweat during his warm-up Friday, thanks to a mysterious case of...

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Action-packed opening day sets stage for interesting ride

Players young and old, hurt and healthy, local and imported, low-scoring and, well,...

McIlroy's decision to play on heroic or reckless

Rory McIlroy's decision to play on after injuring his right wrist will undoubtedly become...

Like Woods, Immelman's a recovering major winner

Trevor Immelman and Tiger Woods have plenty in common. That's kind of a shame, says Steve...

McIlroy injures wrist, but battles to even-par 70

Rory McIlroy injured his right wrist on a heroic but ill-advised swing at a ball resting on a...

Stricker ties scoring mark at PGA, Woods staggers to 77

Steady Steve Stricker just missed a new major championship mark Thursday, settling for a...

Kelly dials up great round by dialing down aggression

During a practice round earlier this week, Jerry Kelly discovered the tactically correct way...

Ishikawa flirts with wrong kind of PGA history

Japanese star Ryo Ishikawa skied to an 85 Thursday, due in large part, he said to some...

Watson will learn from both good start, poor finish

Bubba Watson was tied for the lead after his first six holes Thursday, but saw his momentum...

For Woods, it's only a 'W' if it stands for worst

Before Tiger Woods teed off, he said he'd need a 'W' to consider this week a...

Final four holes provide 'Southern Discomfort'

Many golfers this week have referred to the last quartet of holes as arguably the most...

Love pleased with start, despite being well off pace

Davis Love III was quite happy with his opening 68 – then he saw Steve Stricker's score....

Woods shoots 77, his worst score ever at PGA

Tiger Woods got off to a hot start Thursday, then began spending as much time in water and...

Social media extends PGA Championship's reach far and wide

On a surprising opening day of the 93rd PGA Championship, PGA.com's social media presence...

Nelson receives PGA Distinguished Service Award

The night before he competed in his 27th PGA Championship at a course that was very good to...

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Woods' expectations now centered on health, not winning

Tiger Woods' only goal every time he tees it up is to beat his competition. But, Helen...

Local Knowledge: 2011 PGA Championship

Rick Anderson, Atlanta Athletic Club's PGA Master Professional and Director of Golf Rick...

Final four holes striking fear into players' hearts

The closing stretch of holes is as long, tough and challenging as any in major championship...

Steady Stricker seemingly always in contention

Steve Stricker is the midst of yet another successful season, due in large part to his...

Rejuvenated Love captain of his fate this week

At age 47 and busy in his role of Ryder Cup captain, Davis Love III could be forgiven for not...

McIlroy poised to carry golf into whole new era

Rory McIlroy won't declare that golf has entered a new era until "other guys start...

Hometown hero Stevens ready for triumphant return

As the only Georgia-based PGA Club Professional to qualify for the PGA Championship, Craig...

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Players praise course condition, fear its length

After a couple days of practice, most of the players have high praise for the condition of...

No player stands out yet in post-Woods era

With Tiger Woods no longer a dominant favorite, major championships these days are both wide...

Westwood hopes soul-searching leads to breakthrough

Lee Westwood has finished third or better in six of the last 13 majors, but he did some...

Handling pressure at top of Donald's to-do list

Like David Toms in 2001, Luke Donald is a short hitter who's never won a major and is...

Clarke still riding high off his major breakthrough

Darren Clarke has enjoyed his victory at Royal St. George's a great deal in recent weeks,...

PGA Professionals in field gather to make a memory

The 20 PGA Professionals who qualified for the 93rd PGA Championship got together on Tuesday...

For players, keeping cool requires a plan

It's no secret that this PGA Championship is going to be a warm one. To succeed, the...

Tuesday Notebook: Woods' game looks good, says Atwal

Tiger Woods snuck in a quick nine holes Tuesday afternoon in preparation for his first major...

Monday, August 08, 2011

All the world in one spot

If there were ever a question about golf's growing globalization, the PGA Championship...

Age-group question: Which players have major skills?

Given the winners of the last handful of majors, the winner of the 93rd PGA Championship...

Woods just one of many scintillating storylines at PGA

From Tiger Woods and Steve Williams to Dustin Johnson and the lack of American major winners,...

Stallings a player worth rooting for

A chance encounter with PGA Tour rookie Scott Stallings has given PGA.com Coordinating...

This week, they're not calling it Hot-Lanta for nothing

The PGA Championship is back in the Deep South, right in the middle of a summer that's...

Monday Notebook: Williams' victory dance draws mixed reaction

Some people understood Steve Williams' frustration after being dumped by Tiger Woods....

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Highlands Course a different test than a decade ago

It's only been 10 years since the PGA Championship was last played at Atlanta Athletic...

The return of David and Goliath

David Toms' epic 2001 victory over Phil Mickelson immediately earned a special place in...

Top five 'old guys' who can win in Atlanta

Young players are the future of golf, but it's nice to see a veteran who has paid his...

Thursday, August 04, 2011

'Prelude to Season's Final Major' to air Sunday on CBS

The 93rd PGA Championship will be in the spotlight as CBS Sports broadcasts "Prelude to...

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Exhibit honoring pioneers debuts at CNN Center

The PGA of America and USGA are celebrating the history of African-American golf pioneers...

Friday, July 29, 2011

Woods officially enters PGA Championship

After sitting out for nearly three months to heal his ailing left leg, Tiger Woods has...

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

'The Road to the PGA Championship' special to air Sunday on CBS

The CBS Sports special "The Road to the PGA Championship," which features...

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Mobile devices to be allowed on course at 93rd PGA Championship

After successfully introducing a policy that allowed fans to bring their mobile devices onto...

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Defending champ Kaymer gets a look at ACC's Highlands Course

Defending PGA Champion Martin Kaymer got his first look at the Atlanta Athletic Club's...

Monday, June 06, 2011

Transcript: 93rd PGA Championship Media Day

Monday, June 6, was Media Day for the 93rd PGA Championship, which will take place at Atlanta...

Friday, May 06, 2011

Bellerive C.C. named site of 2013 Senior PGA Championship, 2018 PGA Championship

The PGA of America has announced that the prestigious Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis,...

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Nelson named recipient of 2011 PGA Distinguished Service Award

Former PGA Champion and three-time major winner Larry Nelson will receive The PGA of...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

PGA of America urges buyers to check source prior to purchasing hospitality

It is common practice for independent entertainment companies to market unofficial...

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

CBS Sports, The PGA of America extend TV deal through 2019

The PGA of America has announced a new eight-year agreement with CBS Sports to televise the...

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Tickets now on sale for 93rd PGA Championship

A variety of ticket packages for all budgets are now available to the general public for...

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Volunteer applications now being accepted for '11 PGA

Sign up today to become one of the more than 3,500 volunteers in a variety of positions that...

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Atlanta Athletic Club to join exclusive list with 93rd PGA

The Atlanta Athletic Club will become only the fifth club in the United States to have hosted...