PGA News Archive

Monday, August 20, 2012
Elite 12-member U.S. Team announced for 2012 Junior Ryder Cup
 
Elite 12-member U.S. Team announced for 2012 Junior Ryder Cup
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- An elite group of junior golfers representing seven states will host their European counterparts in the 8th Junior Ryder Cup, Sept. 24-25, at Olympia Fields (Ill.) Country Club.
2-for-1 special on holes-in-one
One hole-in-one just isn’t enough for some people. Twice in the last two weeks – that we know of – a golfer has carded not one but two aces in a single day.
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Rookie Stefani gets initial Web.com Tour victory at Midwest Classic
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- As Web.com Tour rookie Shawn Stefani said minutes after his victory on Sunday, “when you win, a lot of good things go your way.” Well, a lot of good things went the former mini-tour performer’s way in the final round of the Midwest Clas
Miyazato wins Safeway Classic by two for her first LPGA Tour victory
NORTH PLAINS, Ore. -- Mika Miyazato made a name for herself in the Safeway Classic.
A Lesson Learned: Chipping when wet
Once again, inclement weather plays a part on the PGA Tour - this time leading to a Monday finish. One of the beauties - and challenges - of golf is that it's an outdoor game. Wind, heat and rain are all part of what makes this great game such a great challenge.
Fox wins US Amateur, edging Weaver on 37th hole to cap amazing comeback
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- After Michael Weaver's short putt went awry, Steven Fox didn't miss. Fox made an 18-foot birdie putt on the 37th hole Sunday, completing a remarkable underdog run to win the U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills.
Wood tops Allen in sudden death to win Dick's Sporting Goods Open
ENDICOTT, N.Y. -- Willie Wood finally worked his way back to the top. Wood won the Dick's Sporting Goods Open on Sunday for his first Champions Tour title, beating Michael Allen with a par on the first hole of a playoff.
Garcia leads by one at Wyndham as rain pushes finish to early Monday
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- It's been four years since Sergio Garcia's last PGA Tour victory. He'll have to wait one more day before he can try to finish this one off.
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Miyazato moves two ahead of Ryu in second round of Safeway Classic
NORTH PLAINS, Ore. -- Japan's Mika Miyazato shoot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA Tour's Safeway Classic.
Weibring leads Nitties by one shot after third round Midwest Classic
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Matt Weibring’s third-round 6-under-par 65, which included an eight-foot birdie putt at the final hole, was enough to give him a one-stroke lead over defending champion James Nitties after 54 holes at the Midwest Classic on the Web.com Tour.
Weaver of Cal to face Fox of Tenn.- Chattanooga in US Amateur final
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Michael Weaver never stopped believing it was his day, even after his big lead started to slip away.
Defending champion Huston claims lead at Dick's Sporting Goods Open
ENDICOTT, N.Y. -- Defending champion John Huston shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Brad Faxon after the second round of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open.
Garcia leads Clark and Cauley by one shot after third round of Wyndham
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- No lead is ever really safe at birdie-friendly Sedgefield Country Club. The last time Sergio Garcia played here, he learned that the hard way.
How much would you pay to join private course?
I had an interesting discussion this past week with a friend about the merits and disadvantages of joining a private course.
Friday, August 17, 2012
DeCorso takes lead at Midwest Classic after posting his career-low round
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- He came into this week’s event with just one top-25 finish in 13 starts in 2012 and 131st on the current Web.com Tour’s money list, but Bryan DeCorso may have got himself into position for what could be his best showing of the 2012 season.
Rookie Michaels shares Safeway Classic first-round lead with Miyazato
NORTH PLAINS, Ore. -- Mika Miyazato and Sydnee Michaels shot 7-under 65 on Friday in 100-degree heat to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Tour's Safeway Classic.
Now that's a trophy shot
The ISPS Handa Ladies British Masters on the Ladies European Tour is being played this week at Buckinghamshire Golf Club in England. And while the golf has been pretty good, the real attraction is inside the clubhouse.
Walker ties best 36-hole score in Wyndham history to grab 36-hole lead
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Jimmy Walker left the booming, highlight-reel drives to his playing partner. A low score was good enough for him. Walker shot an 8-under 62 on Friday to take the lead at 12-under 128 after two rounds in the Wyndham Championship.
New Fashion Designer Panel identifies trends and crossover marketing
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Leading golf and lifestyle fashion designers will discuss the latest trends and crossover merchandising opportunities during a new Fashion Designer Panel at 10:00 a.m. on the opening morning of the 2012 PGA Expo, Aug.