PGA News Archive

Monday, July 30, 2012
Action sports provide inspiration for Nike's new Lunar Swingtip golf shoes
The new Lunar Swingtip shoes from Nike Golf might sound like they’re inspired by wingtip dress shoes, and they are to a point. But they’re much more influenced by surfers and skateboarders.
Ping unveils its first adjustable driver
A few months ago, Callaway Golf joined the adjustable driver party with the RAZR Fit. Now -- and some might say finally -- Ping has come out with an adjustable driver of its own.
TaylorMade's logo look for Lytham
One of the most fun aspects of major championships these days is that TaylorMade creates one-of-a-kind logos for the hats, shirts and golf bags that its staff players use during the week. The logo for this week’s Open Championship is one of their best – and most detailed.
Value Proposition
I recently talked to a friend who played at Pebble Beach. Yes, he plunked down north of $500 to play there, but his response, when I asked him if it was "worth it" was telling. "Worth every penny," he offered.
Ryder Cup team ''N Sync'?
With Justin Timberlake being named Honorary Ambassador for the United States Ryder Cup squad, I can see him teaming with Bubba, Rickie, Hunter and (can Ben Crane make the team?) for a sequal to the Golf Boys. Can't you?
Getting your Phil
Phil Mickelson. Scott Van Pelt. New SportsCenter promo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-RVLpI48K8&feature=player_embedded
Ebay Item of the Day
 
Sunday, July 29, 2012
A Lesson Learned: Generating Power
Scott Piercy won the RBC Canadian Open, in large part because of his four-birdie run early in the final round. And that run was punctuated when he drove the green on the 300 yard par 4 fifth hole. Wouldn't it be great if you had that shot in your bag?
Virginia star Kohles wins Web.com event in first start as a professional
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ben Kohles rolled in a 22-foot birdie on the first playoff hole Sunday to beat Luke Guthrie and win the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational in his first professional start.
Piercy wins RBC Canadian Open with four early birdies, one late par
ANCASTER, Ontario -- The "boring golf" Scott Piercy had to play in the RBC Canadian Open left him so excited when he won that he couldn't describe his feelings.
Sunday Notebook: Field of 156 top juniors gather at Sycamore Hills
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- For a third consecutive year, Sycamore Hills Golf Club will host the Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Heritage Food Service Group. The 72-hole Championship gets underway Tuesday and runs through Friday.
Couples holds off Hallberg to win Senior British Open by two shots
TURNBERRY, Scotland -- Fred Couples won the Senior British Open by two strokes from Gary Hallberg on Sunday after holing a 25-foot putt to finish with consecutive birdies.
Park wins Evian Masters by two over Lewis and Webb with closing 66
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France -- Inbee Park of South Korea ended her four-year wait for a second LPGA Tour title when she shot a 6-under 66 on Sunday to win the Evian Masters, beating veteran Karrie Webb and overnight co-leader Stacy Lewis by two shots.
U.S. Open champ Simpson welcomes daughter, expected to play at PGA
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson is a father again. Simpson's wife, Dowd, gave birth Saturday to daughter Willow Grace. Simpson's agent, Thomas Parker, said mother and daughter are doing well.
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Kohles, in first week as pro, takes 54- hole lead at Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ben Kohles still hasn’t finished his first week as a professional golfer, but the 22-year-old All-American from Virginia has shown all the calm of a seasoned veteran at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational.
Garrigus sets 54-hole scoring record and takes lead in RBC Canadian Open
ANCASTER, Ontario -- Robert Garrigus would have made Arnold Palmer proud Saturday at the RBC Canadian Open -- for the way he treated the people, and for the scores on his card.
Langer leads Couples by one after third round of Senior British Open
TURNBERRY, Scotland -- Fred Couples moved to within a stroke of Bernhard Langer at the Senior British Open on Saturday with a third-round 64 to the German's 66 to set up a final-round showdown between the two former Masters champions.
Lewis birdies last hole to share lead after third round of Evian Masters
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France -- Stacy Lewis made a birdie on the last hole to share the lead with South Korea's Inbee Park after the third round of the Evian Masters on Saturday.
Wiesberger surges from seven back to win Lyoness Open in native Austria
ATZENBRUGG, Austria -- Bernd Wiesberger had a 7-under 65 to win the Lyoness Open by three strokes on Saturday for his second European Tour title.
Murphy maintains lead after second rainy day at Nationwide CHI
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Mother Nature put the Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational behind schedule for the second straight day on Friday when early evening thunderstorms crept close enough to the Ohio State University Scarlet Course to force officials to suspend play.