PGA News Archive

Sunday, August 26, 2012
Walk-off eagle - just awesome
One shot down, standing in middle of fairway - most of us are hoping to make birdie and take our chances in a playoff. And sure you COULD do that.
A Lesson Learned: Youth is served
Without question, the headline story of the day or week goes to 15 year old Lydia Ko, an amateur who won the CN Canadian Women's Open. Yes, you read that right. She's 15 years old.
Blake wins Boeing Classic, topping O'Meara on second hole of playoff
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. -- Jay Don Blake watched his putt lip out and figured his best shot at winning was over. Mark O'Meara just doesn't miss putts inside 8 feet, in a playoff nonetheless.
Stiles wins News Sentinel Open title for second time, 10 years after first
FARRAGUT, Tenn. – Darron Stiles held off a host of competitors in the final round at Fox Den Country Club on Sunday. His 4-under 67 put him at 18-under par 266, good enough to take home the trophy at the News Sentinel Open on the Tour.
Tweet of the Day on Lydia Ko
Best tweet regarding Lydia Ko's win goes to our friend Beth Ann Baldry over at Golfweek.    
Watney turns around dismal season with come-from-behind Barclays win
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Nick Watney salvaged a dismal season Sunday at The Barclays with a victory that could not have come at a better time.
Ko wins Canadian Open to become youngest winner in LPGA history
COQUITLAM, British Columbia -- Lydia Ko made some more history -- and made it clear that she has no plans to rush into a professional golf career.
European Ryder Cup qualifiers set as Kaymer cliniches final automatic spot
GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Martin Kaymer's place on the European Ryder Cup team was confirmed Sunday as Nicolas Colsaerts failed to dislodge him at the Johnnie Walker Championship.
Lawrie wins Johnnie Walker by four for second European victory of 2012
GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Scotland's Paul Lawrie marked the official confirmation of his return to the European Ryder Cup team after 13 years with a resounding four-shot victory in the Johnnie Walker Championship on Sunday.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Sunday could be a most memorable day
I rarely need an excuse to park myself in front of the TV to watch golf on Sundays – especially when it’s gonna be 100 degrees outside, and I mowed the lawn on Saturday. But no excuses needed this Sunday, which looms as potentially one of the most memorable in a long time.
Jenkins leads Boeing Classic by three in bid to be oldest Champions winner
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. -- Tom Jenkins holed out for eagle on the par-4 third hole and finished with a bogey-free 7-under 65 on Saturday to take a three-shot lead in the Boeing Classic.
Stiles fires second straight 66 to lead News Sentinel Open by one
FARRAGUT, Tenn. – Darron Stiles put together another solid round at Fox Den Country Club on Saturday.
Garcia takes two-shot lead at Barclays in quest for second straight victory
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- The greens were so fast that Sergio Garcia didn't know when the ball was going to stop. He was happy to see the day end with a 2-under 69, giving him a two-shot lead over Nick Watney going into the final round of The Barclays.
Ko leads Canadian Women's Open in bid to be youngest LPGA winner ever
COQUITLAM, British Columbia -- Lydia Ko took a one-stroke lead Saturday in the CN Canadian Women's Open in her bid to become the youngest winner in LPGA Tour history, shooting an even-par 72.
Lawrie takes lead at Johnnie Walker, Colsaerts falls six behind in Ryder bid
GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Paul Lawrie of Scotland shot a 5-under 67 in the third round of the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead.
Jimenez of Spain named fourth vice captain to Olazabal for 2012 Ryder Cup
GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Miguel Angel Jimenez has been selected as Europe's fourth assistant captain for next month's Ryder Cup.
Ex-Prime Minister calls on R&A to admit women
With Augusta National having admitted its first female members earlier this week, all eyes have turned to The R&A.
Friday, August 24, 2012
Flores leads News Sentinel Open by two after bogey-free round
FARRAGUT, Tenn. – Erik Flores got off to a nice start on Friday, making birdie on his first hole of the day at the News Sentinel Open on the Tour.
Teen star Ko shares 36-hole lead with Choi at CN Canadian Women's Open
COQUITLAM, British Columbia -- Teen star Lydia Ko shot her second straight 4-under 68 on Friday for a share of the lead with Chella Choi in the CN Canadian Women's Open on the LPGA Tour.
Defending champ Calcavecchia leads Boeing Classic over five pursuers
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. -- Defending champion Mark Calcavecchia eagled the par-5 eighth hole and finished with a 7-under 65 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the Boeing Classic.