PGA News Archive

Saturday, July 21, 2012
Rypien scores big late to take lead at American Century Celebrity shootout
STATELINE, Nev. -- Former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien had two birdies and an eagle over the last four holes Saturday to take the lead after the second round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.
Stallings jumps to four-shot lead as True South Classic play halted at dark
MADISON, Miss. -- Scott Stallings trudged back to the clubhouse after making par on the 10th hole at the PGA Tour's True South Classic, his third round suspended because of the darkness that enveloped Annandale Golf Club.
Lahiri makes 1st ace at this year's British Open
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) -- Anirban Lahiri had already made history at this year's British Open before he stepped up to the ninth tee in the third round. With one swing of his 9-iron, he put himself in the record books again.
Friday, July 20, 2012
Wagner and Mulder share lead at Lake Tahoe celebrity golf tournament
STATELINE, Nev. -- Actor Jack Wagner and former pitcher Mark Mulder shared the lead Friday after the first round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.
Horschel takes one-shot lead at True South Classic in sweltering conditions
MADISON, Miss. -- Billy Horschel was one of the few players who walked off steamy Annandale Golf Course in a good mood on Friday afternoon. While others looked haggard after broiling in Mississippi's brutal summer weather, Horschel could have gone another 18.
Day two features big names atop leaderboard
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) -- Amid plenty of wayward swings, Brandt Snedeker and Adam Scott were steady as can be at the British Open. And look who's lurking right behind them: a fist-pumping Tiger Woods.
Day two features big names atop leaderboard
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) -- Amid plenty of wayward swings, Brandt Snedeker and Adam Scott were steady as can be at the British Open. And look who's lurking right behind them: a fist-pumping Tiger Woods.
Change to long putter paying dividends for Scott
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) -- Switching to a long putter has given Adam Scott the consistency and belief on the greens that is underpinning his challenge at the British Open this week.
Hard slog for McIlroy at British Open
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) -- Spraying drives left, right and straight into water-filled bunkers, it was another hard slog for Rory McIlroy at the British Open on Friday.
Snedeker in command at Royal Lytham & St. Annes
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) -- On a day filled with wayward shots, Brandt Snedeker was steady as can be at the British Open.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Just a Walk in the Park
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) -- Unlike the guys in charge of the weather forecast, Adam Scott got everything just about right Thursday in the British Open.
Rory McIlroy's wild ride
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) -- Rory McIlroy bounced a tee shot off a spectator's head and wound up making double bogey. Then he bounced back with two birdies in the last three holes to put himself back in contention at the British Open.
Just a Walk in the Park
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) -- Unlike the guys in charge of the weather forecast, Adam Scott got everything just about right Thursday in the British Open.
Bohn takes first-round lead at True South Classic, rain halts first round
MADISON, Miss. -- Jason Bohn shot an 8-under 64 to take an early lead at the PGA Tour's True South Classic before heavy rain halted play on Thursday.
Scott ties Royal Lytham course mark, leads British Open by one shot
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England -- Adam Scott had a chance at history. He gladly settled for tying a course record.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Sandy spots of doom are everywhere at Lytham, avoiding them is crucial
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England -- There are no sheep to be found around this lush patch of northwestern England. Their legacy lives on through a landscape pockmarked with deep, treacherous traps -- hundreds of them, in fact.
A Quick Nine: Who will win the 2012 Open Championship?
Golf's oldest major -- the Open Championship -- is upon us this week at Royal Lytham & St. Annes in England. How much fun is this tournament to watch?
Eubanks: Remembering Ian Woosnam
The indelible image will always be the hat. In the summer of 2001, a time when we all basked in the illusion of pre-911 peace, a Welshman hit the finest final-round opening tee shot in recent major championship history.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Capricious forecast means weather could be biggest hazard at British Open
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England -- The most valuable slip of paper found at any British Open is not a list of the odds. It's the forecast. Neither of them can be trusted.
What's in the winners' golf bags for the week of July 15, 2012
What equipment did Zach Johnson and last week's other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek in their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week of July 15: