News Archive

  • Friday, August 9, 2013
  • Tiger Woods knows he needs to go low, and fast

    By Stan Awtrey, PGA.com Contributor ROCHESTER, N.Y. – While the rest of the field was making progress, Tiger Woods was marking time. Playing in the afternoon, when conditions were benign after rain soaked the competitors in the morning wave, Woods was met by frustration after frustration....

  • Matt Kuchar again in contention, looking to close

    By Stan Awtrey, PGA.com Contributor ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Matt Kuchar has been in this position before. This time he hopes the results are a little more favorable. The popular Georgia Tech grad shot a 66 on Friday and is tied for second, two shots off the lead, at the midway point of the PGA...

  • Jason Dufner's record round surpasses his hero, Ben Hogan

    By T.J. Auclair, PGA.com Interactive Producer ROCHESTER, N.Y. – On a special afternoon at the 95th PGA Championship Friday, Jason Dufner tied one record and broke another. In conditions that were absolutely perfect for scoring after heavy rains softened Oak Hill Country Club’s greens...

  • Jason Dufner has 36-hole lead with record round of 63

    By Paul Newberry, Associated Press PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Jason Dufner got on quite a roll after he holed out from the fairway for an eagle at the second hole.  Not that anyone could tell.  The laid-back player who gave us "Dufnering" hardly showed a lick of emotion during his...

  • Webb Simpson ties Oak Hill record on 'great day'

    By T.J. Auclair, PGA.com Interactive Producer ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Webb Simpson tied the course record at Oak Hill Country Club with a 6-under 64 in the second round of the 95th PGA Championship on Friday. The 64, along with Thursday’s opening round of 2-over 72, had Simpson at 4-under...

  • Adam Scott, 'hungry' for more, remains high on board

    By Stan Awtrey, PGA.com Contributor ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Adam Scott might be ready to change the discussion about who should be the 2013 Player of the Year. Scott played through wet and miserable conditions Friday morning to shoot a 68 in the second round of the PGA Championship. That gave the...

  • Phil Mickelson struggles, but won't write himself off

    By Stan Awtrey, PGA.com Contributor ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Phil Mickelson would be considered a longshot to pick up his sixth major championship this weekend. But at least he’ll be around for the final two rounds. Mickelson struggled for the second straight day on Friday. He wound up with...

  • Weather improves, and so does Justin Rose's game

    By T.J. Auclair, PGA.com Interactive Producer ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Reigning U.S. Open champion Justin Rose soared up the leaderboard at the 95th PGA Championship on Friday, firing a 4-under 66 in a round that included a front-nine (his back nine) 29. At 6-under 134 through 36 holes, Rose was...

  • Woody Austin penalized 4 shots for having 15 clubs in bag

    What follows is the official PGA of America explanation of the four-stroke penatly assessed to Woody Austin for having 15 clubs in bag during Friday's second round of the 2013 PGA Championship: During the second round of the 95th PGA Championship, Woody Austin was assessed a four-stroke...

  • Thursday, August 8, 2013
  • Several PGA Professionals battling to make cut

    By Bob Denney, The PGA of America PITTSFORD, N.Y. – Five of the 20 PGA club professionals competing in this week’s 95th PGA Championship battled through Thursday’s rain-delayed opening round to leave themselves with an opening to achieve a cherished goal – making the...