PGA News Archive

Sunday, August 02, 2015
Perry breezes to 3M Championship title
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Comfortably in front, Kenny Perry felt uneasy for most of his 18 holes Sunday. Afterward, he couldn't have been much happier.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of August 2, 2015
  What equipment did Troy Merritt and this week's other winners use?
Aphibarnrat wins Paul Lawrie Match Play for 3rd title
ABERDEEN, Scotland -- Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand won the inaugural Paul Lawrie Match Play by holing a 4-foot putt for birdie on No. 18 to beat Sweden's Robert Karlsson by one hole in the final.
Merritt wins Quicken Loans National by 3
GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Troy Merritt walked to the final tee with a three-shot lead and slapped hands with fans on both sides of the ropes, knowing he had all but wrapped up his first PGA Tour title.
Sunday notebook: Back to Bryan
BRYAN, Texas -- After debuting in the state of Texas last year, the Junior PGA Championship returns to Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas for a second consecutive year.
Zach Johnson's corny use for the Claret Jug
Open Championship winners find unusual ways to use the Claret Jug, the winning trophy. Most of the time, it's a pretty handy beverage container.
Watch: Tiger Woods pulls off amazing recovery shot at No. 12
It turns out Tiger Woods may still have a little bit of magic left in the golf bag. NEARLY HOLED: Tiger Woods comes inches away from a hole-in-one
Park wins Women's British Open
TURNBERRY, Scotland -- Top-ranked Inbee Park won the Women's British Open after coming from three shots behind fellow South Korean Jin-Young Ko in the final round Sunday, becoming the seventh female player to win four different majors.
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Perry shoots 61, leads 3M Championship
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Defending champion Kenny Perry had a hole-in-one and matched the 3M Championship record with an 11-under 61 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's event.
Ko, Lu share lead after 3rd round of Women's British Open
TURNBERRY, Scotland — There's a Ko atop the leaderboard after three rounds of the Women's British Open. Just not the one many were expecting.
Merritt, Chappell share third-round lead
GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Troy Merritt couldn't miss Saturday in the Quicken Loans National. Tiger Woods couldn't make anything.
Watch: Tiger Woods nearly aces No. 16 at Quicken Loans National
After shooting a 66 Friday at the Robert Trent Jones course, Tiger Woods expected more of the same on Saturday.
Watch: Rickie Fowler sinks 70-foot birdie putt
From 70 feet away on a monster green, most of us are thinking, "Just get the ball close enough to the hole to avoid a three-putt."
Friday, July 31, 2015
Local favorite Tom Lehman leads 3M Championship by three shots
  BLAINE, Minn.
Chauncey Billups loves golf for its camaraderie
  As part of his transition out of professional basketball, Chauncey Billups began playing golf about five years ago.
PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III's missing father found 'safe and sound'
Willard Hurley Jr., father of PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III, has been located and is safe.
Suzann Pettersen leads Women's British Open by two over Lydia Ko
  TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) – If the first day of the Ricoh Women's British Open was all about Donald Trump, the second day belonged to Suzann Pettersen.   The Norwegian took a two-stroke lead into the weekend a
Tiger Woods contending at Quicken Loans after second-round 66
  GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker.
Michelle Wie drops out of Women's British Open, return uncertain
  TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) – Michelle Wie withdrew from the Ricoh Women's British Open after 13 holes of her second round on Friday, soon after aggravating her left ankle injury by slipping as she walked off a tee box.  
Nick Watney saves par from behind port-o-potties
On the third hole at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club on Friday in the second round of the Quicken Loans National, Nick Watney found himself in an undesirable position -- directly behind a cluster of port-o-potties.