News Archive

  • Thursday, August 8, 2013
  • Phil Mickelson shoots 71 in roller-coaster first round

    By Stan Awtrey, PGA.com Contributor ROCHESTER, N.Y. – For the first hour of his 95th PGA Championship, it looked like the Oak Hill was about to witness the next installment of Phil Mickelson’s Excellent Adventure. Then at the end of the day, there was just enough time for the craziness...

  • 'Pretty good' prep helps Adam Scott tie for Day 1 lead

    By T.J. Auclair, PGA.com Interactive Producer ROCHESTER, N.Y. – On Tuesday morning, two days before the start of the 95th PGA Championship, Adam Scott said that he felt his best golf was ahead of him. Just in case anyone doubted the Masters champion’s words, Scott went out and fired a...

  • Thursday Notebook: Lee Westwood's best major start

    By T.J. Auclair, Stan Awtrey and The PGA of America ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Lee Westwood is still in search of that elusive first major. He's knocked on the door many times – most recently at the Open Championship, where he took a lead into the final round at Muirfield just weeks ago...

  • Adam Scott and Jim Furyk share first-round lead

    By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Adam Scott began the final major of the year with a tee shot deep into the trees. He ended the opening round of the PGA Championship by having to gouge out of deep rough. It was the golf in between that was some of the best he has ever...

  • Tiger Woods 'still right there' after first-round 71

    By Stan Awtrey, PGA.com Contributor ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The mojo from last week’s lopsided victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational didn’t carry over to the first round of the PGA Championship for Tiger Woods. Woods, trying to win his first major championship since the 2008...

  • Jim Furyk pleased, not surprised, with strong opener

    By T.J. Auclair, PGA.com Interactive Producer ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Over the course of a very successful PGA Tour career, Jim Furyk has amassed 19 top-10 finishes in major championships.  Remarkable, no doubt, but one gets the feeling Furyk is too good to have won just a single major...

  • Bookend bogeys can’t mar David Hearn's PGA debut

    By Stan Awtrey, PGA.com Contributor ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Making a bogey on the first hole isn’t the best way to start a round of golf, let alone a major championship. But that’s the way David Hearn made his PGA Championship debut on Thursday.  Turns out there wasn’t another...

  • DSA recipient Trevino grateful for PGA of America

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Lee Trevino's rags-to-riches journey, which inspired and energized American golf, was launched in 1967. That was the year Trevino received a PGA of America membership card, allowing him access into a world that opened up countless doors. The recipient of the 2013 PGA...

  • Ricky Stenhouse Jr and Danica Patrick visit PGA Championship

    For two special fans enjoying the action at Oak Hill Country Club, a good drive usually refers to an entirely different sport.  Actually, according to NASCAR drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Danica Patrick, the sports may not be all that different. The duo, who will be racing in nearby Watkins...

  • Wednesday, August 7, 2013
  • Will Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson renew their rivalry?

    By Paul Newberry, Associated Press PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Here they are again, back at the top of the world rankings. Tiger Woods, No. 1. Phil Mickelson, No. 2. Wouldn't it be something if they went out in the final pairing of the PGA Championship on Sunday, dueling head-to-head with a major...