PGA News Archive

Sunday, March 11, 2012
McNeill birdies last three holes, edges Ishikawa for Puerto Rico Open win
George McNeill birdied the last three holes for a 3-under 69 to move past Japanese star Ryo Ishikawa and win the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open on Sunday.
Woods withdraws from Doral with left leg injury, Masters prep in doubt
Tiger Woods' road to the Masters took a surprising detour Sunday when he withdrew after 11 holes in the WGC-Cadillac Championship because of soreness in his left Achilles tendon.
Lyle witnesses daughter's birth before beginning chemotherapy for leukemia
Jarrod Lyle, who will begin chemotherapy on Monday for a recurrence of leukemia, has a new baby daughter. Lyle's manager Tony Bouffler said Sunday that Lusi Joy was born to Lyle's wife Briony on Saturday in Shepparton, Victoria, Lyle's hometown.
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Haley pushes lead to six shots in third round of Nationwide Chile Classic
Rookie Paul Haley simply refused to allow anyone to get close to the lead in Saturday's third round of the Chile Classic on the Nationwide Tour.
McNeill rallies late to lead Stadler and Stenson by one at Puerto Rico Open
George McNeill shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Henrik Stenson and Kevin Stadler into the final round of the Puerto Rico Open.
Watson survives wildness, has three- shot lead at Cadillac Championship
Rory McIlroy thought he might have a chance at 59. Tiger Woods opened with three straight birdies and made a charge of his own. None of this bothered Bubba Watson, who figured he could go just as low Saturday at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
Friday, March 09, 2012
Jones rides wind to three-stroke lead over McNeill at Puerto Rico Open
Matt Jones shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to open a three-stroke lead over George McNeill in the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open.
Rookie Haley leads Nationwide Chile Classic, other rookies second, third
Three rookies, undaunted by their surroundings or the task ahead, hold down the first three spots at the halfway point of the Chile Classic. The three newcomers have a combined 13 Nationwide Tour starts among them, but all are unfazed by what they face in Santiago.
Watson and Rose put on birdie show, sit first and second at WGC-Cadillac
Bubba Watson and Justin Rose put on an amazing show of birdies in blustery conditions at Doral, making 17 between them while playing in the same group Friday at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
Thursday, March 08, 2012
Lyle suffers recurrence of leukemia, plans to begin chemotherapy soon
Right when his life couldn't be any better, Jarrod Lyle suffered a recurrence of leukemia upon returning home to Australia to prepare for the birth of his first child.
McNeill and Jones lead Crane by one after first round of Puerto Rico Open
Australia's Matt Jones and George McNeill overcame strong winds to share the first-round lead at 6-under 66 in the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open on Thursday. "It was very windy. Just had to judge it right," Jones said.
Nitties and Parel share first-round lead at inaugural Nationwide Chile Classic
Australian James Nitties and Georgia’s Scott Parel posted 7-under-par 65s Thursday to share the first-round at the inaugural Chile Classic on the Nationwide Tour.
Scott and Dufner share Cadillac lead, Woods six back, McIlroy seven back
Playing only his sixth round of the year, Adam Scott faced a strong test Thursday at Doral and never looked better.
Trump has 'monster' plans for Doral Resort, sees $200 million renovation
Donald Trump has monster plans for his purchase of the Doral Golf Resort & Spa.
Local Knowledge: 2012 WGC-Cadillac Championship
Can you ever remember a more exciting start to a PGA Tour season than the one we've seen so far in 2012? Yeah, neither can we.
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Bradley chasing third Puerto Rico title in field with Glover and Cabrera
Michael Bradley is trying to keep it simple in his bid to win the Puerto Rico Open for the third time in four years.
Doral Notebook: Casey finally back to work after snowboarding injury
Paul Casey already has missed five tournaments this year after dislocating his shoulder while snowboarding over the holidays. It's a bad time for an injury, especially in a Ryder Cup year, though Casey has a good reason to feel optimistic. It could have been worse.
Woods and McIlroy trying to build momentum their own ways at Doral
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are at Doral to build momentum in different ways.
Harrington and Els, down in rankings, on outside looking in at Doral
These are exciting times for Rory McIlroy and for golf, but tough times for Ernie Els and Padraig Harrington. Six majors between them does not mean a thing this week. Neither of them is good enough for a place in the second of this season's world championships.
Ishikawa receives his second Masters invitation, will play for fourth time
Ryo Ishikawa, Japan's leading golfer, has received a special invitation to the Masters -- for the second time.