PGA News Archive

Monday, November 22, 2010
Before heading to Q-School, Mallinger wins Callaway Golf Pebble Beach
John Mallinger won the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational on Sunday, birdieing four of the last six holes for a 4-under 68 and a two-stroke victory over Jason Gore. Mallinger, who lost his fully exempt PGA Tour status after finishing 133rd on the money list, made a 25-foot birdie putt on No.
Clearwater seizes control after three rounds of Champions Tour Q-School
Keith Clearwater (Orem, Utah) threatened the course record with a sizzling 9-under-par 63 on Thursday at TPC Eagle Trace, but fell one shy in that quest. However, he’ll have a three-stroke cushion heading into Friday’s final round of the 2010 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament.
Clearwater wins senior Q-School as five graduate to 2011 Champions Tour
Keith Clearwater (Orem, Utah) couldn’t quite duplicate his 9-under-par 63 from Thursday, but his even-par 72 on Friday was enough to earn the 51-year-old medalist honors at the 2010 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament at TPC Eagle Trace.
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Poulter holds on to win Hong Kong Open; Manassero finishes one back
Overnight leader Ian Poulter held off a spirited challenge from Italian youngster Matteo Manassero to win the Hong Kong Open by a single stroke on Sunday and return to the top 10 in the world rankings. The 17-year-old Manassero completed a final round 8-under 62 at the Fanling course, but Poulter
Friday, November 19, 2010
Poulter takes lead halfway through UBS Hong Kong Open
Ian Poulter shot a spectacular 60 on Friday to take a one-shot lead over Anthony Kang through two rounds at the Hong Kong Open. The Englishman's performance eclipsed by one stroke the Fanling course record held by countryman Simon Yeats -- but with the preferred-lie ruling in effect, Poulter's ma
Thursday, November 18, 2010
NZ's Brown shoots 62 to lead Hong Kong Open, McIlroy one back
Mark Brown made a late charge to top the first-round leader board Thursday at the Hong Kong Open, shooting an 8-under par 62 for a one-stroke lead. The New Zealander surged late at the Fanling course to overtake two-time runner-up Rory McIlroy, the early leader after capitalizing on calm conditio
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Minoza of Philippines opens three- shot lead at Champions Q-School
Frankie Minoza (Manila, Philippines) shot a 4-under-par 68 on Wednesday and opened up a three-stroke margin at the midway point of the 2010 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament at TPC Eagle Trace.
McDowell can pass Kaymer and win Race to Dubai, says pal McIlroy
Rory McIlroy believes fellow Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell still has a great chance of winning the Race to Dubai over Martin Kaymer. Both McIlroy and McDowell will play at the UBS Hong Kong Open this week, with McDowell trailing Kaymer by about $500,000 on the European Tour money list. Whi
McDowell hopes to make last-minute charge in money race in Hong Kong
Graeme McDowell plans to build on a recent run of form at the UBS Hong Kong Open this week and give himself the best possible chance of winning the European Tour’s seasonlong Race to Dubai. The Northern Irishman trails Martin Kaymer by about $500,000 after finishing third at the Barclays Singapor
With weight down, Daly now trying to regain playing form in Hong Kong
John Daly’s dramatic weight loss might help him get around the golf course a little easier, but it hasn’t come without its problems. After dropping more than 100 pounds, the two-time major winner said this week that he’s still trying to get used to his new weight of 195. “The biggest problem h
Sorenstam makes rare appearance at Callaway Golf Pebble Beach event
Annika Sorenstam will make a rare pro tournament appearance Thursday when she participates in the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational. The annual event held at Pebble Beach, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and Del Monte Golf Course, is the only head-to-head, 72-hole competition among the men and wo
Nine European venues throw their hats into ring to host 2015 Solheim Cup
The Ladies European Tour says nine candidates have declared an interest in hosting the Solheim Cup between Europe and the United States in 2015. Six of the nine have made their bids public while the other three wish to remain anonymous after the deadline for applications passed Oct.
For Women: it starts at address
The setup position for any golfer is extremely important.
The Biggest Myth About Getting Started
PGA Professional Suzy Whaley knows a thing or two about facing tough situations. As the first women in 58 years to tee it up in a PGA Tour event, Suzy has gained a legion of fans and industry respect by her charm, her enthusiasm and her insight into the growing the game of golf.
Tweet, tweet: Tiger decides to give Twitter a try
Tiger Woods in on Twitter, and that's not all. Newsweek posted an op-ed piece by Woods on Wednesday titled, "How I've Redefined Victory." He is scheduled to be a guest for two segments Thursday on ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike in the Morning." As he approaches the one-year anniversary of a Thanksg
A Quick Nine: What do you like about Fall golf?
There's less daylight and the weather might be getting cooler as winter approaches in various parts of the country, but that doesn't mean it's time to put the clubs in the closet for the winter just yet.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
HSBC Champions to stay unofficial money, at least for now, says Finchem
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem is not ready to count the HSBC Champions as official money on the PGA Tour, even though it’s a World Golf Championship, because it comes so late in the year -- a week before the season-ending Children’s Miracle Network Classic at Disney World. But there is preced
Packed schedules are better for young players, say Westwood and Ishikawa
One key to Lee Westwood’s success was cutting back on his schedule -- finding the right balance that keeps him sharp competitively but still feeling fresh when he plays.
Finale at Disney World provided more excitement than usual this go-round
For all the complaints about overseas tournaments taking away from the Children’s Miracle Network Classic at Disney World, why would the PGA Tour’s season-ending tournament want to change what it had this year?
Australian Masters eyes spot before Presidents Cup, but so do others
Tiger Woods returning to Australia for the third straight year is a fairly safe bet considering the Presidents Cup will be held in 2011 at Royal Melbourne. The question is how many times he plays Down Under, and that depends largely on the schedule. IMG runs the Australian Masters, which it ha