PGA News Archive

Sunday, February 08, 2015
Jason Day wins four-man playoff at Farmers Insurance Open
SAN DIEGO -- Two feet away from chipping into the water, Jason Day turned a good break into a big win Sunday in the Farmers Insurance Open when he won a four-man playoff with a par on the second extra hole at tough Torrey Pines.
Golf world responds to Billy Casper's death
Billy Casper, a three-time major winner and captain of the 1979 United States Ryder Cup Team, died of a heart attack Saturday in Utah. He was 83.
Malaysia: Lahiri wins with final-round 68
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- India's Anirban Lahiri has his sights set on the Masters after winning the Malaysian Open on Sunday by firing a final round 4-under 68, finishing a stroke ahead of Austrian Bernd Wiesberger.
2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay could have a British Isles feel
SEATTLE -- The 2015 U.S. Open in June at Chambers Bay will look a lot more like the major played in July -- the British Open -- than this country's national championship.
Billy Casper dies at 83
SAN DIEGO -- Billy Casper, one of the most prolific winners on the PGA Tour who was overshadowed at the height of his career by the "Big Three," died of a heart attack Saturday at his home in Utah. He was 83.
Poulter's real-life "Dude, Where's My Car?"
SAN DIEGO -- Ian Poulter picked the wrong place to park at dinner and wound up getting his courtesy car towed.
Saturday, February 07, 2015
Champions: Bryant closes with albatross
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Bart Bryant holed out with a 6-iron from 195 yards on the par-5 18th hole Saturday for the first double eagle on the Champions Tour since 2010, giving him a share of the second-round lead in the Allianz Championship at Broken Sound.
LPGA: Piller leads; third round suspended
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Gerina Piller topped the leaderboard at 10 under Saturday when third-round play in the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic was suspended because of darkness.
Holmes, English tied atop Farmers Insurance Open leaderboard
SAN DIEGO -- J.B. Holmes birdied all but one of the par 5s at Torrey Pines and escaped with bogey on his one big miss Saturday, giving him a 4-under 68 to join Harris English at the top of a crowded leaderboard in the Farmers Insurance Open.
Eagles aplenty for three PGA Tour players at Torrey Pines
Eagles were landing everywhere at Torrey Pines during a 10-minute stretch Saturday: from bunkers, fairways and greens. No fewer than three PGA Tour pros found the bottom of the cup on two holes.
Chad Campbell makes hole-in-one Saturday at Torrey Pines
Chad Campbell had no trouble getting himself off to a tremendous start in Saturday's third round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.
WATCH: Bobby Jones' swing in slow motion, from 1930
Thanks to today's technology -- and a tip of the hat to the folks at CinePost via YouTube -- we have the opportunity to view Bobby Jones' incredible golf swing in slow motion, a feat that had to have been state-of-the-art back in 1930.
Malaysian Open: Wiesberger leads by two
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Bernd Wiesberger is well positioned to cap a superb month of golf with victory in the Malaysian Open after shooting a 9-under 63 on Saturday, taking a two-shot lead going into the final round.
Pebble Beach-area courses find ways to deal with ongoing drought
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Landscape architects must come upon the Shore Course with the same timidity that befalls a caricaturist confronted with the Mona Lisa.
Brittany Lincicome and Sun Young Yoo share lead Bahamas Classic lead
  PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Brittany Lincicome and Sun Young Yoo topped the leaderboard Friday in the wind-swept Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic when second-round play was suspended because of darkness.
Friday, February 06, 2015
NBA star Steph Curry daydreams about golf during games
  Do you ever find yourself daydreaming about golf when you're at work? Me, too – and I work in golf.   You know else does that? Steph Curry, the all-star point guard for the Golden State Warriors.
Harris English leads Farmers Open by two as many big names miss cut
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods is gone from Torrey Pines, and Phil Mickelson joined him Friday by missing the cut. 
Pernice, Goydos and Bryant tied after first round of Allianz C'ship
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Tom Pernice Jr. closed with a double bogey for a 6-under 66 and a share of the first-round lead Friday in the Allianz Championship with Paul Goydos and Bart Bryant.
Rod Perry hangs on to win PGA Stroke Play title for second time
10 great reasons for a golf vacation to Ireland
Overshadowed by golf-crazy Scotland, Ireland has its own special appeal and has emerged as one of the game's great golf travel destinations. Impressive big-name courses, short driving distances and quaint, walkable golf villages are a few of the many appealing attributes in Ireland.