PGA Tour

MONTREAL – Tim Petrovic and Michael Putnam shared the first-round lead in the RBC Canadian Open on Thursday, shooting 6-under 64 in sunny, breezy afternoon conditions at rain-softened Royal Montreal.    The 47-year-old Petrovic w
Cink ready for fresh start after two- year slump, sees this season as big test
Two dozen PGA Tour rookies started their season last Thursday at the Sony Open. In some respects, Stewart Cink felt like one of them.
13 Jan 2012 - 12:18am - 0 Comments
DeLaet happy to be back to golf after back surgery, leads Sony Open
Graham DeLaet has never been happier to be on the PGA Tour, and it showed Thursday in the Sony Open.
12 Jan 2012 - 11:59pm - 0 Comments
Hurley, first service academy graduate to make PGA Tour, debuts at Sony
Billy Hurley will make his debut as a full member of the PGA Tour on Thursday at the Sony Open -- just two and a half years after leaving his position as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.
12 Jan 2012 - 12:05am - 0 Comments
Two-decade journey leads Christian from office to college to PGA Tour
Gary Christian is among 11 players at the Sony Open who are playing on the PGA Tour for the first time. He took a route to the big leagues unlike the others.
11 Jan 2012 - 11:54pm - 1 Comments
Notebook: Finchem gets four-year extension to stay on as commissioner
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem has received a four-year contract extension, keeping him in charge of golf’s biggest tour through 2016.
11 Jan 2012 - 3:27pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: In quick move, Woodland signs on with swing coach Harmon
Gary Woodland left Hawaii for a two-week break but instead of heading to his home in Florida, he made a detour to Las Vegas to work with new swing coach Butch Harmon.
10 Jan 2012 - 11:53pm - 0 Comments
Fast-rising Noh, having conquered Asia, raring to go on PGA Tour career
Rising star Noh Seung-yul is aiming to make an immediate impact when he begins life on the PGA Tour this week.
10 Jan 2012 - 11:30pm - 0 Comments
Laird looks for hot start in 2012 to vault him onto European Ryder team
Scotland's Martin Laird finally has lift-off in his bid for a Ryder Cup debut this year -- four months after everybody else trying to make the European team started picking up points.
10 Jan 2012 - 11:25pm - 0 Comments
Stricker’s formula remains simple after 15 years of ups and downs
Mention the best American golfers and Steve Stricker is on everyone’s list, just as he was 15 years ago. The difference is that he bought into it back then. Now he doesn’t care.
10 Jan 2012 - 11:05pm - 0 Comments
Stricker opens year with first win in Hyundai Tournament of Champions
Steve Stricker always believed experience would go a long way toward winning the PGA Tour season opener at Kapalua. This wasn't the kind he was thinking about.
9 Jan 2012 - 8:45pm - 1 Comments
Woods to start 2012 PGA Tour season at Pebble Beach
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) -- Tiger Woods is returning to the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am for the first time in 10 years.
9 Jan 2012 - 12:20pm - 0 Comments
Stricker sees lead dwindle to one, then regains five-shot edge at Hyundai
Steve Stricker reached his boiling point Sunday in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions when he walked off the 12th tee, his lead down to two shots and his ball in the bunker after he missed a fairway almost as wide as Wisconsin.
8 Jan 2012 - 10:55pm - 0 Comments
Changes in global landscape mean pro golf no longer has a set offseason
The start of a new season doesn’t feel much different from the old one.
8 Jan 2012 - 10:44pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Season's beginning brings discussion over world ranking points
The first month of the golf season is when American players typically complain about the Official World Golf Ranking, either how many spots they dropped since they last played or how many more points are available on the European Tour.
8 Jan 2012 - 10:32pm - 0 Comments
Stricker shoots 63, builds five-shot lead at Tournament of Champions
Steve Stricker, considered the best putter on the PGA Tour, felt as though he couldn't miss Saturday at Kapalua. That meant big trouble for the rest of the field at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
7 Jan 2012 - 10:18pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Byrd right back atop leaderboard at Hyundai T of C
A new PGA Tour season began with a familiar name atop the leaderboard Friday at Kapalua.
6 Jan 2012 - 10:57pm - 0 Comments
Dislocated shoulder will keep Casey out for first two months of season
Paul Casey dislocated his right shoulder while snowboarding in Colorado, sidelining him for the first two months of the year and damaging his chances of qualifying for Europe’s Ryder Cup team.
6 Jan 2012 - 2:18pm - 0 Comments
Kapalua Notebook: Stricker feeling stronger going into new season
Steve Stricker went the final five months of the year without a top 10, mainly because of an injury to his neck that caused weakness in his left arm. He decided to treat it with therapy instead of surgery, and so far is pleased with the decision.
5 Jan 2012 - 8:08pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour starts 2012 season with plenty of new faces at Hyundai T of C
Steve Stricker is back on Maui, a familiar place for a guy who has won on the PGA Tour in each of the last three years to qualify for the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Not so familiar are some of the guys he’ll be trying to beat.
5 Jan 2012 - 7:43pm - 0 Comments