PGA News Archive

Monday, November 29, 2010
European money champ Kaymer withdraws from Chevron Challenge
Fresh from winning his first European Tour money title on Sunday, reigning PGA Champion Martin Kaymer of Germany has withdrawn from the Chevron World Challenge. Kaymer wrapped up the Order of Merit on Sunday when he shared 13th in the Dubai World Championship.
Sunday, November 28, 2010
European Tour unveils 2011 schedule, with 50 events around the world
The 2011 European Tour schedule will feature 50 golf tournaments -- two more than this year -- with new events in Bahrain, Malaysia and Sicily. The 2011 tour starts next month in South Africa and ends with the Dubai World Championship next December. The European Tour said in a statement that f
Matsumura holds off Kim in playoff to capture Japan's Casio World Open
Michio Matsumura held off a final round charge by Kim Do-hoon on Sunday to beat the South Korean in a playoff and win the Casio World Open. The 27-year-old Matsumura carded a final-round 4under 68 and returned to the clubhouse looking on course to win the tournament in regulation play. However
Karlsson wins Dubai Championship as Poulter penalized in sudden death
Sweden’s Robert Karlsson won the European Tour’s season-ending Dubai World Championship Sunday, beating third-round leader Ian Poulter in a two-way playoff after a bizarre blunder by the Englishman on the final hole. Karlsson calmly rolled in a birdie putt on the second playoff hole after Poulter
'Tiddlywinks' blunder proves costly for Poulter in sudden death in Dubai
Who knew dropping a golf ball could cost a player $400,000? That’s just what happened to Englishman Ian Poulter on Sunday when he went to replace his ball on his marker and dropped it from a few inches above the ground, falling victim to one of golf’s more arcane rules. The blunder cost Poulte
Kaymer closes out his first European money title as McDowell falls short
Reigning PGA Champion Martin Kaymer won the European Tour money title Sunday, after his only remaining challenger Graeme McDowell fell short at the season-ending Dubai World Championship. Kaymer and McDowell both finished in a tie for 13th with 6-under totals of 282, but the Northern Irishman nee
Saturday, November 27, 2010
Poulter powers ahead of Fisher after 54 holes at Dubai Championship
Ian Poulter broke free from a crowded leaderboard Saturday to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Dubai World Championship. The Englishman was at 12 under after a third-round 69, two shots ahead of Ross Fisher of England, Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee and Francesco Molinari of Italy, w
Friday, November 26, 2010
England's Poulter and Fisher on top at halfway point of Dubai Championship
Ross Fisher led an English run up a star-studded leaderboard Friday at the Dubai World Championship, matching a course record 8-under 64 to reach tie Ian Poulter at 9-under 135 for the second-round lead. England’s Lee Westwood tightened his grip on the No.
Holiday Shopping Guide: The Great Eight Gifts for 2010
Despite what the songs on the radio, the decorations in the stores or the nip in the air may say, the holiday shopping season truly begins after Thanksgiving. Well, it's after Thanksgiving now and the joy (?) of shopping for the perfect gift is now the part of our collective tasks.
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Money leader Kaymer races ahead of McDowell on Day 1 in Dubai
Martin Kaymer got the best of Graeme McDowell in their battle for the European Tour money title Thursday, shooting a 5-under 67 to take a five-shot lead over his rival after the first round of the season-ending Dubai World Championship. Kaymer was two strokes behind leader Robert Karlsson, whose
TRUE linkswear Brings Barefoot Experience to Golf Market
For decades, golfers have used highly-engineered, spiked footwear to stay glued to the course, but an upstart footwear and apparel company from Dallas thinks that the opposite approach is the better way to achieve the traction and stability golfers desire.
After scandal and toughest year of his life, Woods strives to move forward
The dark sedan backed into a spot next to the clubhouse at the Australian Masters, trunk open, waiting to whisk Tiger Woods to the airport.
Bryant's comeback from scandal gives Woods a proven path to follow
Kobe Bryant wasn’t about to go there.
Tiger Woods chronology, 2009-2010
Here is a recap of the noteworthy events in Tiger Woods’ life since Thanksgiving of 2009: Nov.
Tiger Woods by the numbers
Here is a numerical look at the toll Tiger Woods’ personal turmoil has taken: 0: Victories, the first time in 15 seasons on the PGA Tour that Woods has failed to win at least one tournament. 2: His world ranking. 3: Sponsors lost (Accenture, Gatorade, AT&T) and top-10 finishes, the fewest i
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Manassero tees off in Dubai with one eye on earning return to the Masters
When then-amateur Matteo Manassero finished his dream debut at The Masters last April, he couldn’t be sure he would ever return to Augusta National. But, amazingly, the 17-year-old rising star of European golf has the chance over the next four days to earn himself a place in next year's event.
McIlroy might not play 2011 Players Championship to focus on Europe
The biggest first prize in golf might not be enough to attract Rory McIlroy next year. The 21-year-old Northern Irishman revealed on Wednesday that he is not certain to compete in the Players Championship -- often dubbed golf's "unofficial fifth major" -- in May. Having already decided not t
A Quick Nine: Why are you thankful for golf?
As Thanksgiving Day approaches it's time for all of us to take a step back, reflect on our lives and give thanks for everything that makes us complete - not just that turkey with all the fixins that's going to make your stomach full.
Rule change gives top Europeans one more chance to play in United States
Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy are among five international players who can play one additional PGA Tour event next year if they are eligible for The Players Championship. The policy board adopted the change at its quarterly meeting last week.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
PGA Tour players pondering all their choices for end-of-season honors
One way players could decide on their vote for player of the year would be to ask themselves this question: “Whose season would I trade for mine?” That yielded this answer from Tiger Woods. “Just about anyone else’s,” he said with a self-deprecating laugh. The ballots have been mailed to PGA T