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DALLAS -- The Byron Nelson Championship is getting a new title sponsor, but the sponsorship deal is only one part of what is potentially a history-making day for golf in the Dallas area.
Team USA, Tiger Woods, Ryder Cup news, and Henrik Stenson
Team USA's PGA Cup team triumphs, Ryder Cup plans accelerate with one year till Gleneagles in 2014, Tiger Woods wins awards and Henrik Stenson has huge payday in Atlanta in this week's episode of the Weekly Golf Buzz.
25 Sep 2013 - 12:02pm - 1 Comments
Jordan Spieth's decision to turn pro dates to 2012 U.S. Open, it paid off
ATLANTA – Tiger Woods knew he was ready to turn pro when he shot a 66 at age 20 in the second round of the 1996 British Open at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. He closed with a pair of 70s and tied for 22nd, his best finish as an amateur in 14 professional events.
24 Sep 2013 - 10:01pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: David Toms parlays strong finish in 2013 season to full status
ATLANTA – David Toms was resigned to using a one-time career money exemption to keep his PGA Tour card for 2013-14. In 13 events, he missed the cut six times and four other times didn't crack the top 50.
24 Sep 2013 - 9:50pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods leads contenders for PGA Tour Player of the Year Award
ATLANTA – Tiger Woods has wrapped up at least one award as player of the year. Woods has won the PGA of America's points-based award for player of the year on the strength of his five PGA Tour victories, the money title and the Vardon Trophy. 
24 Sep 2013 - 5:48pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods wins 11th PGA Player of Year Award, ninth Vardon Trophy
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Tiger Woods, a five-time winner on the PGA Tour this year, has captured his 11th PGA of America Player of the Year Award and ninth Vardon Trophy, The PGA of America's premier season-ending awards for excellence by a Tour professional.
24 Sep 2013 - 5:25pm - 41 Comments
Celebrity Golf Spotlight: Joe Theismann
Joe Theismann, retired NFL quarterback, reveals what most ex-professional athletes have in common on the course, what he loves most about golf, and the strongest part of his own game.
24 Sep 2013 - 2:07pm - 0 Comments
Italian Open to serve as final qualifier for 2014 European Ryder Cup team
VIRIGINIA WATER, England – The Lindt Italian Open has received a boost with its selection as the final qualifying event for Europeans to make the 2014 Ryder Cup team.  The Italian Open ends next year on Aug. 31. 
24 Sep 2013 - 1:04am - 0 Comments
Brandt Snedeker among Americans heading to Australia in November
GOLD COAST, Australia – Brandt Snedeker says a desire to win for the first time outside the United States is partly behind his decision to play the Australian PGA Championship in November. 
24 Sep 2013 - 12:52am - 0 Comments
President Obama should play golf without being criticized, says former President Bush
President Obama has played more than 140 rounds of golf since moving into the White House. And while some people have voiced their objections, one very prominent person who can relate to the pressures a president faces says all those golf outings are quite alright with him.
23 Sep 2013 - 11:03pm - 2 Comments
Solheim Cup awarded to Des Moines Golf & Country Club in Iowa for 2017
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – The LPGA Tour's biggest tournament is coming to Iowa. The LPGA Tour announced Monday that the 2017 Solheim Cup will be held at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club.
23 Sep 2013 - 3:04pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson prepared to reduce schedule for good of his game
In some instances, less is more.    At this point in his illustrious career, that's apparently how Phil Mickelson is feeling about his tournament scheduling going forward.   "I don't play at my highest le
23 Sep 2013 - 2:31pm - 4 Comments
Dufnering lives on thanks to Keegan Bradley hole-out celebration
If you thought the whole "Dufnering" phenomena was on fumes, think again.   Jason Dufner's good buddy and fellow PGA Champion Keegan Bradley paid homage -- we think -- to Dufner with this hysterical celebration at the Tour Championship on Sund
23 Sep 2013 - 9:13am - 1 Comments
Mark Wiebe wins Pacific Links Hawaii in playoff over Corey Pavin
KAPOLEI, Hawaii – Mark Wiebe birdied the 18th hole to force a playoff and beat Corey Pavin on the second extra hole to win the Pacific Links Hawaii Championship on Sunday. 
22 Sep 2013 - 11:39pm - 0 Comments
PGA Cup Day 3: Final Round Singles
The United States retained the Llandudno Trophy on Sunday when the PGA Cup ended in a 13-13 draw.
22 Sep 2013 - 8:12pm - 0 Comments
Henrik Stenson wins FedExCup with three-shot win at Tour Championship
ATLANTA – Henrik Stenson knows better than most players how it feels to go from the depths of a slump to the elite in golf.  He's done it twice now. 
22 Sep 2013 - 6:04pm - 3 Comments
PGA Cup Captain's Blog: PGA Cup represents all that's right with golf
HEXHAM, England – As I told the team last night, having a large lead going into the final day invites the team on the short end of the score to be hyper-aggressive in shooting for pins and going for broke. And, boy, did GB&I do just that.
22 Sep 2013 - 2:16pm - 0 Comments
My week as embedded reporter with Team USA at the 2013 PGA Cup
HEXHAM, England – For years, golf fans, golf media and even many professional golfers have wondered what it would be like to be a part of an elite golf team competing in an international event. Amazingly, I had the chance to find out.
22 Sep 2013 - 1:51pm - 1 Comments
Julien Quesne wins Italian Open by one shot after big final-round rally
TURIN, Italy – Julien Quesne made five birdies on the back nine to win the Lindt Italian Open by one stroke Sunday for the second Europe
22 Sep 2013 - 1:01pm - 0 Comments
United States retains PGA Cup as Great Britain & Ireland forces draw
HEXHAM, England – JC Anderson said he had never faced a more important putt in his professional career than the four-footer Sunday afternoon in the final hour of the 26th PGA Cup.
22 Sep 2013 - 11:58am - 0 Comments