News Archive

  • Saturday, August 11, 2012
  • Notebook: PadraigHarrington still has Ryder Cup hope

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Maybe Padraig Harrington's got a shot at the European Ryder Cup team after all.  Harrington, put on notice by Captain Jose Maria Olazabal that he needed something special to happen to be selected to Europe's team, had resigned himself to missing next...

  • Friday, August 10, 2012
  • Ocean Course takes toll on PGA Professionals

    By Bob Denney, The PGA of America KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – Jostled by wind gusts that exceeded 30 miles per hour, making virtually every putt a struggle, The Ocean Course bared its teeth Friday in the 94th PGA Championship. A delegation of 20 PGA club professionals made a gallant  bid, but...

  • Notebook: Michael Hoey disqualified after incident in sand

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Michael Hoey of Northern Ireland has been disqualified from the PGA Championship.  Hoey had one of only five rounds under par Friday at Kiawah, and he was to go into the weekend of the final major eight shots out of the lead. But only after he signed for a 2-under...

  • Steve Eubanks: Will Woods cap off biggest comeback?

    If you had to label Tiger Woods' relationship with the PGA Championship, it would be his comeback major. After an eventful Friday, he's in position to cap off his biggest career comeback yet.

  • Three share lead after windblown second round

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- The major known as "Glory's Last Shot" turned into one last chance for Tiger Woods.  On the toughest scoring day in PGA Championship history, Woods made putts from one end of Kiawah Island to the other Friday for a 1-under 71 that gave him a share of...

  • Wind blows away some of the best at Kiawah

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Four players from the last U.S. Ryder Cup team. Nine players from the top 50 in the world ranking.  They were among 41 players who couldn't break 80 on Friday at the PGA Championship.  The wind arrived on The Ocean Course and blew away some of the...

  • Survivor Singh charging instead of cruising

    By Steve Eubanks, PGA.com KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- We all know them.  They’re the survivors: the folks who find their way home in a blizzard wearing a light coat and smile; the guys who are laughing during wind sprints in 100-degree heat; the friends who keep you out late and call you...

  • Thursday, August 9, 2012
  • Players trying to adjust to course's sandy areas

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Tiger Woods was in a tough spot in a bunker on the left side of the 13th fairway Thursday in the PGA Championship, needing to get it up quickly over a lip to cover the 178 yards remaining to the green. His caddie leaned toward him with one last reminder, and it had...

  • Jeff Coston Alan Morin pace PGA Professionals

    By Bob Denney, The PGA of America KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – PGA Professional Jeff Coston said that there is something you should remember about playing The Ocean Course. “You have to know that no two days are alike out here,” said Coston, the 56-year-old owner-operator of the Jeff...

  • John Daly primed for another big PGA surprise

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- There are plenty of people eager for John Daly to continue his latest surprise run at the PGA Championship, including another big-hitter in Tiger Woods.  Daly dusted off his long drives and showed the touch around the greens that won him two majors, including his...