PGA News Archive

Friday, February 05, 2016
Pavin, Hamilton share 1st-round lead at Allianz Champions
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — In conditions that more resembled a British Open than South Florida, former major champions Corey Pavin and Todd Hamilton shot 6-under 66s Friday to tie for the first-round lead in the Allianz Championship.
Bubba Watson loves Phoenix Open fans but still hates the course
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Bubba Watson repeated that he doesn't like TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course. He also said he loves everything else about the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
James Hahn holds one-shot lead midway through Phoenix Open
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- James Hahn shot a bogey-free 6-under 65 in breezy conditions Friday to take the lead in the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Lydia Ko, Ha Na Jang tied as darkness halts play at Coates
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko hit the ball only 22 times in a span of 11 hours Friday in the Coates Golf Championship and finished where she started -- with a share of the lead, and still a long way from the finish line.
Furyk's injury scrambles Heritage Week's opening salvo
Perhaps Jim Furyk can shoot off the cannon.
McIlroy admits missing cut did cross his mind
DUBAI -- Defending champion Rory McIlroy admitted that missing the cut at one of his favourite events did cross his mind but said that the recovery that he managed to stage has now possibly put him back in the mix.
Ohio's Bob Sowards wins fifth PGA Stroke Play Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- For Bob Sowards of Dublin, Ohio, his victory on Friday at PGA Golf Club in the 63rd Stroke Play Championship was truly one for the thumb.
Watch: Jack Maguire's ace at Phoenix Open
Playing in only his second PGA Tour event, Jack Maguire made his first ace. Hitting a 7-iron at the par-3, 192-yard 12th hole during Friday's second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Maguire's shot ran true once it landed on the green.  
Els moves into contention in Dubai; McIlroy just makes cut
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Ernie Els surged into contention Friday at the Dubai Desert Classic, while Rory McIlroy struggled just to make the cut.
Justin Thomas breaks club on tree
Playing the par-5 15th hole at TPC Scottsdale in the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday, Justin Thomas found himself directly behind a tree for his second shot after a wayward drive.
Reception at TPC Scottsdale's 16th not great for Bubba Watson
Bubba Watson, a runner-up in each of the last two years at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, banking over $1 million in those two starts, admitted earlier this week that -- well -- TPC Sc
Fowler brings style and substance to Phoenix Open
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Waste Management Phoenix Open is a bit out there by PGA Tour standards. So is Rickie Fowler.
Thursday, February 04, 2016
Rickie Fowler in three-way tie for first-round lead at Phoenix Open
  SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Rickie Fowler overcame some bad shots for a share of the lead Thursday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Bob Sowards rides eagle to third-round lead at Stroke Play C'ship
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Rain suspends play at LPGA Coates; Lydia Ko shares lead
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko played enough golf Thursday to catch up to the lead. She just didn't play enough to finish the rain-delayed second round of the Coates Golf Championship.
Harold Varner does Cam Newton "dab" after making long birdie putt at Phoenix Open
  No doubt Harold Varner III is focused on playing as well as he can in this, his rookie season on the PGA Tour.
That time Hank Aaron took a golf lesson from a PGA Professional
What's worse than fawning over a celebrity? Maybe not realizing you're meeting one in the first place.
Dubai: McIlroy fires 68, two shots back
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy started the defense of his Dubai Desert Classic title with a bogey but battled back to post a 4-under 68 on Thursday, leaving him two shots off the lead.
Karen Paolozzi blitzes field to win Women's Stroke Play by 14 shots
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Renwick, top Scottish caddie, dies of cancer at 62
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Dave Renwick, the Scottish caddie who worked for three major champions and was on the bag for Vijay Singh's greatest season, has died of stomach cancer. He was 62.