News Archive

  • Thursday, August 9, 2012
  • PGA Championship fans everywhere join the fun via social media

    By John Kim, PGA.com Coordinating Producer KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- Few things can capture the anticipation, excitement and drama of a major championship in golf. But social media can. And of course, it does. Through the eyes of live video streams, television, media writers and broadcast analysts,...

  • Carl Pettersson leads by one on great day for scoring

    On a day of excellent scoring conditions, Carl Pettersson led a parade of players into red numbers. Right behind him is an eclectic mix of proven champions and suprising contenders.

  • Adam Scott, buoyed by fans, rebounds with solid round

    By Steve Eubanks, PGA.com KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- Adam Scott doesn’t even ride horses, at least not like some of the serious cowboys in his native Australia.  But he does understand the analogy. When you get thrown off, it’s important to get up, dust yourself off, and climb right...

  • 2012 PGA Championship Thursday

    On an excellent day for scoring, Carl Pettersson – who won at nearby Hilton Head in April – led a parade of players into the red numbers on Day 1. Rory McIlroy and Tiger woods also got off to good starts.

  • Steve Eubanks: Moving Day arrives two days early

    If anyone was going to make a big move this week, they likely needed to do it in Thursday's perfect conditions. Already, says Steve Eubanks, everyone is bracing for reality to return.  

  • Greatest PGA Championship moments

    By T.J. Auclair PGA.com Interactive Producer KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- With the 94th PGA Championship set to start at The Ocean Course, we know that plenty of major championship moments will be created this week. In that spirit, we asked our friends in PGA.com Facebook Nation to vote on the top-9...

  • Wednesday, August 8, 2012
  • Relax, says Davis Love to those aiming for Ryder team

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III has a simple message for the Americans trying to earn one of the eights automatic spots on his team this week at the PGA Championship.  Relax.  He knows from experience it's not that simple.  Phil Mickelson, who has...

  • Rory McIlroy would be happy being in contention

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- Rory McIlroy had reason to believe he would have won another major championship by now.  The U.S. Open last year at Congressional, where he obliterated the scoring record and won by eight shots, was supposed to be the start of a big career for the 23-year-old from...

  • Players learning to deal with rare paspalum grass

    KIAWAH, S.C. -- Think all grasses are the same? Not for the world's best golfers at the PGA Championship. Many won't be sure what they're facing with The Ocean Course's paspalum surfaces.  The course was switched to seashore paspalum grass in 2003 because of upkeep problems...

  • Steve Eubanks: Learning to win is one tough lesson

    From Jim Furyk last week to Adam Scott at Royal Lytham, there have been a lot of high-profile collapses this year. Why is that? Says Steve Eubanks, not even the players can explain it.