PGA News Archive

Friday, July 02, 2010
Defending champ Kaymer up into second behind Canizares in France
Martin Kaymer is in with a chance of a second successive title at the Alstom French Open.
Nike Golf introduces its lightest-weight performance golf shoe yet
Nike Golf has introduced the lightest performance golf shoe to date with the Nike Air Zoom Vapor, which weighs just 13.8 oz.
Thursday, July 01, 2010
AT&T National Notes: O'Hair's back pain could ruin his 'home game'
Sean O'Hair's balky back might spoil his homecoming. O'Hair was bothered by a sore back Thursday in the opening round of the AT&T National after he hurt it last week while working out. O'Hair said he was "a little surprised" he was able to play after shooting a 1-over 71 and planned to skip pr
A Lesson Learned: Mickelson's mastery of the pinestraw nets him third green jacket
The shot of the week in this year's Masters (shot of the decades?) was from champion Phil Mickelson; an artful threading of a 6 iron between two trees and over Rae's Creek on the par 5, 13th hole.
Choi leads Jamie Farr Classic by one, with recovering Creamer seven back
Na Yeon Choi took a step toward forgetting what happened a week ago. After missing an LPGA Tour cut for the first time in more than two years, Choi changed putters to shoot a 7-under 64 and take a one-shot lead in Thursday's opening round of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic. "After that, I
Short game woes put Woods seven shots behind leaders at AT&T National
Arjun Atwal of India ran off three straight birdies early in his round at the AT&T National and wound up in a four-way tie for the lead with a 4-under 66 on a gorgeous Thursday in the Philadelphia suburbs. Tiger Woods let a decent round get away from him, throwing away five shots over the last fi
Levi relishes playing golf again as he continues return from heart attack
Two decades after his heyday and a double-bypass later, Wayne Levi is relishing every moment. "After not playing well for so long, it sure feels good," he said after finishing tied for third at last week's Dick's Sporting Goods Open, two shots behind winner Loren Roberts. It was Levi's best fi
Van de Velde surprises even himself with his stellar start to French Open
Just when people were starting to wonder whatever happened to Jean Van de Velde, the man himself has popped up in Paris on Thursday with a sparkling round. Eleven years on from the week -- indeed the hole -- that wrote him into golf history, the 44-year-old began the Alstom French Open, just his
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
AT&T National Notebook: Finchem says loss of PGA Tour events unlikely
Even as the economy continues to lag and the PGA Tour is looking for a half-dozen title sponsors, Commissioner Tim Finchem doesn’t envision a smaller schedule in the next few years. Over the last two years, the tour has either renewed contracts or found new title sponsors for 12 tournaments.
Kerr's fellow Americans celebrate her rise to top at LPGA Jamie Farr Classic
Paula Creamer and Morgan Pressel each vowed they would be the top ranked player in the world, something no American had ever done -- until now. Cristie Kerr beat Creamer and Pressel to the top, but both are proud that an American is atop the world rankings. “There’s been a lot of talk on our t
Woods interviewed by federal officials in case against accused doctor Galea
Tiger Woods has been interviewed by federal authorities investigating a Canadian doctor accused of distributing human growth hormone, a person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the investigation of Dr.
Ballesteros bows out of trip to British Open on doctor's advice
Golfing greats lined up to wish Seve Ballesteros well after hearing he will not be at St.
French Open set to tee off with solid field and 2018 Ryder Cup bid in mind
There was a small sense of relief among the organizers of the Alstom French Open on Wednesday when Lee Westwood was cleared by hospital tests of having a blood clot in his right calf muscle. The Englishman, at No.
Jamie Farr Classic to skip 2011, then return as Toledo hosts Senior Open
The Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic will take a year off in 2011 before returning for at least three more years, LPGA and tournament officials have confirmed. LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan made the announcement at a dinner Tuesday night in Toledo, before this year’s Farr Classic. Whan says t
Atlanta Athletic Club gets 2014 U.S. Amateur to follow hosting 2011 PGA
The Atlanta Athletic Club has been selected to host the 2014 U.S. Amateur, U.S. Golf Association officials have announced. It will be the sixth time the USGA has brought one of its tournaments to Atlanta Athletic Club, home course of Bobby Jones. That includes the 1976 U.S.
Woods looks for momentum at AT&T National, where things have changed
The most obvious change at the AT&T National is moving to Aronimink Golf Club, a tree-lined classic in the Philadelphia suburbs that will host the tournament the next two years as Congressional prepares for a U.S.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Johnson eager to move on from huge final-round meltdown at Pebble Beach
Dustin Johnson had all of last week to get the U.S. Open out of his system.
Barnes-Holmes team tops Quigley- Stanford to snag CVS Charity Classic
Ricky Barnes had no problem being a last-minute replacement. Under normal circumstances, Barnes would have spent the early part of the week preparing for the upcoming AT&T National in Philadelphia. But when the LPGA Tour’s Paula Creamer withdrew because of a thumb injury, Barnes was asked to r
PGA Tour Notebook: Kim cleared to practice as thumb continues to heal
Two months after surgery to repair ligament damage in his left thumb, Anthony Kim was cleared to practice Tuesday. Kim, who won the AT&T National two years ago, was hitting wedges at his home in Dallas.
Scotland earns Open berth 11 years after becoming youngest qualifier
Zane Scotland, who became the youngest player to qualify for the British Open when he earned a place in 1999 at Carnoustie, then age 16, finished in second place on the Torrance Course at Fairmont St. Andrews Tuesday to earn his first Open Championship appearance in more than a decade.