PGA News Archive

Friday, November 05, 2010
Metropolitan PGA Section presented with 2010 Herb Graffis Award
The Metropolitan PGA Section, composed of 737 members and apprentices, was presented Saturday with its first Herb Graffis Award, which annually recognizes a PGA Section for extraordinary or exemplary contributions in player development, whether by conducting or supporting Play Golf America initiativ
Middle Atlantic PGA Professional Jim Estes presented 2010 Patriot Award
Jim Estes of Germantown, Md., the PGA director of instruction at Olney Golf Park in Olney, Md., and founder of an innovative program in 2007 that has served the needs of more than 500 members of the nation's armed services, was presented the 2010 Patriot Award Saturday at the 94th PGA Annual Meeting
Shin shares Mizuno Classic lead with Baba, Pressel one behind after Day 1
South Korea’s Jiyai Shin shot a 7-under 65 Friday to share the lead with Japan’s Yukari Baba after the first round of the LPGA Tour’s Mizuno Classic. Shin, No.
Westwood cruising, Woods frustrated at halfway in WGC-HSBC Champions
In his first tournament at No.
Thursday, November 04, 2010
Langer cards an ace, but Cook grabs lead at Schwab Cup Championship
Defending champion John Cook shot a 7-under 64 on Thursday at Harding Park to take the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship. Cook, the winner last year at Sonoma Golf Club, had a one-stroke lead over Fred Funk and Tom Pernice Jr. Tom Lehman ope
2010 PGA of America Annual Meeting Fact Sheet
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Miyazato looks to transfer her LPGA success back home at Mizuno Classic
Japanese star Ai Miyazato will be aiming to bring her success on the LPGA Tour home this weekend at the Mizuno Classic. Miyazato has five LPGA Tour wins this season and has spent 11 weeks at No.
British Open champ Oosthuizen back in action after freak hunting accident
Louis Oosthuizen hasn't been doing much of a victory lap since winning the British Open at St. Andrews.
Factors to consider to get the most out of your putting
Important factors in putting can be categorized into three separate, equally important parts. * Green Reading - If you cannot predict the break of a putt, you will never be the best you can be.
Molinari leads HSBC Champions as Westwood and Woods open strong
Lee Westwood didn't feel as though he had to prove why he was No. 1 in the world. With one quality shot after another Thursday in the WGC-HSBC Champions, he sure served up a reminder.
Wednesday, November 03, 2010
2010 PGA of America Annual Meeting
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World-class field makes WGC-HSBC Champions true global championship
The players and the props showed just how much the landscape of golf has changed at the HSBC Champions. A year ago, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson sat across from each other in a mock game of Chinese checkers to kick off the festivities in this final World Golf Championship.
Mickelson believes his game is turning corner after summer of health issues
Phil Mickelson isn’t making any excuses for blowing multiple chances to reach No.
Drop in ranking doesn't alter Woods' approach toward trying to win again
No longer No. 1 in the world, Tiger Woods said Wednesday that hasn’t changed how he sees himself or what he’s trying to do at the HSBC Champions. “I come to the event to win the event,” Woods said. “I haven’t won an event in about a year. I’ve gone through periods like this before in the past.
A Quick Nine: President you'd most like to play golf with
The midterm elections might be in the books, but that didn't stop PGA.com from asking our Facebook fans to place one more vote.
Tuesday, November 02, 2010
Battle for No. 1 ranking among top players might not be settled very soon
The first encounter between Lee Westwood and Tiger Woods since they switched spots at the top of the world ranking was not exactly the momentous occasion some thought it might be. A pair of photographers crouched into position on the far end of the range at Sheshan International, where Westwood w
Even Lunde surprised that he earned spot in WGC-HSBC Champions event
Not long after Bill Lunde captured his first PGA Tour title at Turning Stone, his agent asked him if he had any interest in going to China the first week in November. His first question was what tournament was in China.
Finchem in Asia this week seeking to strengthen PGA Tour ties with China
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem embarks on a 10-day trip to Asia this week as he tries to strengthen his relationship with the China Golf Association with hopes of adding more tournaments. In its second year as a World Golf Championship event, the PGA Tour has decided that the HSBC Champions wi
Slocum's path to qualify for Masters stretches from China to Disney World
Heath Slocum didn’t have China on his itinerary until winning at Sea Island three months ago. That not only got him into the HSBC Champions, it gave him two weeks—and two different paths—to try to qualify for the Masters. Slocum is at No.
PGA Foundation Provides 20 Universities With Grants Totaling $60,000
The PGA Foundation has provided 20 accredited PGA Golf Management Universities with grants totaling $60,000.