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Sunday, May 27, 2012

Chapman goes wire-to-wire to win Senior PGA Championship
Chapman goes wire-to-wire to win Senior PGA Championship

Roger Chapman arrived at the Senior PGA Championship as a relative unknown. But after a victory as compelling as it was unlikely, the 53-year-old Englishman has earned his place in the rarified ranks of senior major champions.

Scores soar at the Shores, then get scorching
Scores soar at the Shores, then get scorching

Early in the week, several players thought a score around even par would be good enough to win. Thursday's results bore that out. From then on, however, the scores headed distinctly downward, leaving everyone to try to figure out why.

Cook disappointed in finish but happy with overall week
Cook disappointed in finish but happy with overall week

Though John Cook was unhappy that he couldn't convert enough of his chances to overtake Roger Chapman, he set a record for lowest score by a runner-up in tournament history. And all in all, he loved his experience at Harbor Shores.

Ageless Irwin still sees room for improvement
Ageless Irwin still sees room for improvement

Hale Irwin wasn't impressed that, a week shy of his 67th birthday, his third-place finish cemented his distinction as the oldest player to finish in the top five in a major. Already, he said, he's got some ideas on how to get better.

Steady Britton captures Low Club Professional honors
Steady Britton captures Low Club Professional honors

Bill Britton of New Jersey carded an even-par 71 Sunday to finish with the best score of the four PGA Professionals who made the cut this week. This is the second time Britton has earned this distinction since 2008.

Sunday notebook: Chapman wraps up major triumph

Roger Chapman established a number of interesting marks by virtue of his victory on Sunday....

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Chapman rolls to five-shot lead over Cook after 54 holes

Roger Chapman began the third round tied with John Cook, but ended it with a five-shot lead...

'Bridesmaid' Chapman one round away from history

With "15 or 16" runner-up finishes worldwide to go with one small European Tour...

Allen holds out hope, but knows Chapman controls his fate

If anyone can relate to the thoughts going through Roger Chapman's head -- and the...

Britton leads Skinner in race for coveted crystal bowl

Bill Britton of New Jersey and Sonny Skinner of Georgia both carded 69s Saturday, so Britton...

Saturday notebook: Eight birdies make for five-shot lead

Roger Chapman carded eight more birdies on Saturday, giving him a tournament-leading 18...

Friday, May 25, 2012

Cook and Chapman share halfway lead at Senior PGA Championship

John Cook fired a 5-under 66 Friday to move into a tie with first-round leader Roger Chapman...

What a difference a day makes for Allen and Edwards

Michael Allen was shocked by his Thursday 77, so he came out Friday and put up a...

Irwin shoots his age, knows he can do even better

The amazing Hale Irwin shot his age on Friday with a 66 that vaulted him up into third place....

Britton leads foursome of PGA Club Professionals into weekend

Despite spending far more time working and less time practicing than their touring pro...

Britton rallies to lead PGA Club Professionals through 36 holes

Bill Britton of New Jersey called on experience and patience Friday to finish two rounds as...

Friday notebook: Two tied at the top

Roger Chapman and John Cook share the lead at the halfway mark on a much better day for...

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Chapman of England leads after windy first day at Senior PGA

Roger Chapman's first round at the Senior PGA Championship was only his fourth...

Cook takes first step toward elusive major

About the only thing missing from John Cook's impressive list of accomplishments is a...

Stevens transforms triple trouble into triumph

An early triple bogey could have ruined Craig Stevens' week almost before it got started,...

Forster and Stevens set pace for PGA Professionals

George Forster of Blue Bell, Pa., and Craig Stevens of Dallas, Ga., went separate routes to...

Thursday notebook: From Mallorca to Michigan for Chapman

Roger Chapman took the first-round lead after a serious change of scenery. Plus, Hale Irwin...

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Signature hole scores a 10 when it comes to opinions

The par-5 10th hole stands out at Harbor Shores for one big reason – its green is unlike any...

Edwards loving double life as both competitor and instructor

Is Joel Edwards happy to be making his Senior PGA Championship debut this week? You have no...

For Allen, comfort in senior golf translates to success

After going winless during a 300-start PGA Tour career, Michael Allen won the 2009 Senior PGA...

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Nicklaus joins dignitaries to kick off Senior PGA Championship

Jack Nicklaus, who designed the golf course at the Club at Harbor Shores, and a host of...

Eubanks: Popular Perry has passion for Senior PGA Championship

As the galleries are proving again this week, Kenny Perry remains one of golf's most...

No senior slowdown for PGA Club Professionals in field

For many of us, becoming a "senior" means slowing down and smelling the roses a...

Monday, May 21, 2012

Five to Watch: Senior PGA Championship

The last 11 editions of the Senior PGA Championship have been dominated by only seven...

Local Knowledge: 2012 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid

Senior golf's most prestigious major championship -- the Senior PGA Championship...

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Nicklaus: Harbor Shores 'more than a golf course'

At Harbor Shores, Jack Nicklaus took land that included "factories, toxic dumps,...

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Play Golf America Day coming to Benton Harbor May 12

The free event will feature golf instruction from Michigan Section PGA Professionals, a...

Monday, April 23, 2012

Bob Hope museum exhibit opens at Ford Presidential Museum

The 2,500-square foot "Bob Hope: An American Treasure" exhibit will feature more...

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Win a KitchenAid wine cellar, dinner by chef Buddy Valastro

Enter the KitchenAid Make the Cut Sweepstakes by hhgregg for a chance to win a...

Friday, September 09, 2011

Media Day Transcript: '12 Senior PGA Championship

The 2012 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid will take place next May at The Golf...

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

PGA Foundation makes pledge to Benton Harbor Boys & Girls Club

In conjunction with the Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, the PGA Foundation...

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Reigning champ Watson to stage clinic for charity

Tom Watson will conduct a special golf clinic at The Golf Club at Harbor Shores on Aug. 8,...

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,...

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Nicklaus' acclaimed Harbor Shores picked for 2012 Senior PGA

The Senior PGA Championship will make its first appearance in Michigan in 2012 at The Golf...