PGA News Archive

Sunday, January 23, 2011
A Lesson Learned: When your pace of play is altered
For those that might have been engrossed in the football playoffs on Sunday, you missed another great playoff - this one on the PGA Tour. Jhonattan Vegas won a three-man playoff, including winning on the second playoff hole after hitting a ball into the water! 
Vegas, rookie from Venezuela, gets first PGA Tour in Bob Hope Classic
Jhonattan Vegas' path to the PGA Tour started in the remote reaches of Venezuela, where the toddler imitated his father's golf swing with sticks and stones while growing up in an oil-drilling camp.
Woods will open 2011 campaign at Torrey Pines, one of his favorites
Tiger Woods will be starting his season in San Diego this week.
Kaymer cruises to eight-shot victory in Abu Dhabi, moves to world No. 2
Martin Kaymer displaced Tiger Woods as the world No. 2 Sunday after winning the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship for the third time in four years, this time by a thumping eight-shot margin over Rory McIlroy.
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Cochran keeps two-shot edge after Day 2 of season-opening Mitsubishi
Russ Cochran has won on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, but he knows the other side well.
Woodland and Vegas share lead again after four days at Bob Hope Classic
Gary Woodland and Jhonattan Vegas realize the marathon Bob Hope Classic will come down to a sprint. At least the weather will be perfect for a good run at their first PGA Tour victories.
Kaymer leads McIlroy by five in Abu Dhabi after strong third-round finish
Defending champion Martin Kaymer extended his lead at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship to five strokes over Rory McIlroy after shooting a 6-under 66 in the third round on Saturday.
R&A might 'have a look' at changing rule involving 'trial by television'
The European Tour wrote to golf's governing body in 2008 with concern about the rule that, had it been changed, would have saved Padraig Harrington from disqualification in the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.
Friday, January 21, 2011
Cochran opens Champions season with 62 to lead by two at Mitsubishi
Russ Cochran went 19 years, 2 months, 5 days between wins. He finally hoisted a trophy last September in South Korea, and went on to win the next event in North Carolina. He's not willing to wait around to add to his collection.
Woodland moves into share of Bob Hope Classic lead with rookie Vegas
Gary Woodland shot an 8-under 64 on Friday to join Jhonattan Vegas in the lead after three rounds at the Bob Hope Classic.
Kaymer leads in Abu Dhabi after TV viewer gets Harrington disqualified
Martin Kaymer is on course to retain the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship and take the world No. 2 spot away from Tiger Woods after a scintillating second-round 65 on Friday.
Harrington disqualified in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington was disqualified before the second round of the HSBC Championship after the Irishman was judged to have illegally moved his ball during Thursday's first round.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Weekley and Vegas share lead after breezy Day 2 of Bob Hope Classic
Venezuelan rookie Jhonattan Vegas shot a 5-under 67 in windy conditions Thursday for a share of the second-round lead with Boo Weekley at the Bob Hope Classic.
Watson one of four players in 60s to begin Champions season at Hualalai
Tom Watson is confident, ready to get the season started and feeling right at home. Watson spent the last three weeks at his home at Hualalai preparing for the Champions Tour season, which opens Friday with the Mitsubishi Electric Championship.
PGA of America picks Love III to lead Team USA at 20012 Ryder Cup
On a cold and frosty morning just outside Chicago, The PGA of America officially announced on Thursday that 1997 PGA Champion Davis Love III will lead the U.S. team as captain for the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club.
Adams Golf gets into putter business with purchase of bankrupt Yes! Golf
Adams Golf has acquired putter maker Yes! Golf, company officials have announced.
Schwartzel, still red-hot, rolls to one- shot lead at Abu Dhabi Championship
Charl Schwartzel took a one-stroke lead Thursday at the Abu Dhabi Championship with an 8-under 64 in the first round.
Maritz, Schietekat and de Vries claim British Open spots in African qualifier
Floris de Vries of the Netherlands and South Africans Martin Maritz and Neil Schietekat earned their first major championship appearances on Wednesday after claiming the three available places in the 2011 British Open at the African edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ).
Love selected as captain of U.S. team facing Europe in 2012 Ryder Cup
Davis Love III, a veteran of six Ryder Cup Teams, the winner of the 1997 PGA Championship and son of one of America's teaching legends, has been selected by The Professional Golfers' Association of America to captain the 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup Team.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Lamely leads Bob Hope Classic after playing final 10 holes in 8 under par
Even after Derek Lamely strung together the longest streak of birdies and eagles on the PGA Tour in nearly four years, he realized it's still very early in the Bob Hope Classic.