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CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Qualifying medalist Yumi Matsubara won her opening match Wednesday in the U.S. Women's Amateur, beating Italy's Bianca Maria Fabrizio 2 and 1.
Watch: Seung-Yul Noh executes a perfect flop shot
In most instances from the fringe, golfers are taught to land the ball on the green quickly and let it roll to the hole.
29 Jun 2014 - 4:25pm - 0 Comments
Putt like Michelle Wie, but don't try to mimic her stance
With the advent of super slow-motion replays and instant analysis, amateur golfers love to copy what they see professionals doing on the course. But what works for one golfer isn't necessarily the best option for another.
29 Jun 2014 - 10:27am - 0 Comments
Watch Peter Hanson's ace Saturday in the Quicken Loans National
Peter Hanson three-putted for a bogey on his first hole of the day Saturday at the Quicken Loans National. So Hanson stepped up to the 222-yard, par-3 No. 2 hole and decided he'd rather leave the putter in the bag. Watch this four-iron find the bottom of the cup:
28 Jun 2014 - 1:29pm - 0 Comments
LPGA players "make cut," donate hair for charity
"Making the cut" is always a good thing in professional golf, especially when it benefits cancer survivors.
28 Jun 2014 - 12:32pm - 0 Comments
royal bank scotland issues ryder cup banknote
The Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland is only 90 days away, and I've already got souvenirs on my mind.
27 Jun 2014 - 6:12pm - 0 Comments
Wild golf stories: Fans share their most unique tales
We asked. You delivered. Boy, did you ever. PGA.com asked our Facebook friends about unique occurrences on the golf course. There were tales of reptile encounters, ill-timed duck hooks, seismic activity and even sasquatches.  
27 Jun 2014 - 8:02am - 0 Comments
Greenbrier to host New Orleans Saints training camp this summer
With the PGA Tour returning next week, it's no surprise that things are hopping at the gorgeous Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia. But the Greenbrier Classic isn't the only big event on the schedule this summer.
26 Jun 2014 - 8:12pm - 0 Comments
How Tiger Woods can get on the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup team
There will be plenty of questions as Tiger Woods returns to golf for the first time since the final round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump Doral. We'll add to that list.
26 Jun 2014 - 8:00am - 0 Comments
Michael Block wins PGA Professional National Championship in first attempt
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The only time Michael Block ever had a share of the lead in the 47th PGA Professional National Championship was when he walked off the 72nd hole.
25 Jun 2014 - 5:43pm - 0 Comments
Close so many times, Stuart Deane finally headed to PGA Championship
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Close, but no cigar. That's basically been the story of Stuart Deane's life when it comes to the PGA Professional National Championship and a coveted top-20 spot, which is rewarded with a berth in the PGA Championship.
25 Jun 2014 - 5:14pm - 0 Comments
Rod Perry records solid finish in National Championship title defense
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Rod Perry had a lofty goal this week at the PGA Professional National Championship: defend the title he won a year ago in Sunriver.
25 Jun 2014 - 4:31pm - 0 Comments
Karen Paolozzi thrilled after successful week at National Championship
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Karen Paolozzi accomplished her primary goal of making the cut in the PGA Professional National Championship this week -- both of them.
25 Jun 2014 - 4:20pm - 0 Comments
Aaron Krueger fulfills lifelong dream, headed to PGA Championship
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Aaron Krueger, the 34-year-old PGA head professional from the Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa, was 0-for-4 in making the cut at the PGA Professional National Championship. Until this week.
25 Jun 2014 - 4:06pm - 0 Comments
Steve Schneiter punches ticket to 12th PGA Championship
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- When it comes to the PGA Professional National Championship, it had become pretty standard to see 1995 champ Steve Schneiter among the top 20 headed to the PGA Championship each year.
25 Jun 2014 - 3:59pm - 0 Comments
What's on the line at the PGA Professional National Championship?
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The PGA Professional National Championship is the ultimate tournament within a tournament.
25 Jun 2014 - 11:38am - 0 Comments
Five players to watch at the 2014 Quicken Loans National
The PGA Tour is in Bethesda, Md., this week for the Quicken Loans National, where Tiger Woods is making his first start since returning from back surgery. The field is loaded with stars as you'd expect at Congressional Country Club, the course that hosted the 2011 U.S. Open.
25 Jun 2014 - 8:00am - 0 Comments
Presidents Cup teams visit White House, meet President Obama
President Barack Obama and his most famous golf partner, Tiger Woods, got together again Tuesday, but at the White House instead of on the course. 
24 Jun 2014 - 7:50pm - 0 Comments
2012 National Champion Matt Dobyns withdraws for birth of son
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The third round of the 47th PGA Professional National Championship was short one player on Tuesday.
24 Jun 2014 - 6:59pm - 0 Comments
Karen Paolozzi looks headed for final round at National Championship
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Karen Paolozzi became just the second woman professional to make the 36-hole cut in the PGA Professional National Championship on Monday.
24 Jun 2014 - 6:29pm - 0 Comments