PGA News Archive

Sunday, April 01, 2012
A Lesson Learned: Process-oriented golf vs. Results-oriented golf
Hunter Mahan stood on the 18th tee, the 72nd hole of the 2012 Shell Houston Open, and probably knew he was one good drive from winning his 5th PGA Tour event. The final pairing, the t.v.
Mahan wins Shell Houston Open by one over Pettersson, second 2012 title
Hunter Mahan shot a 1-under 71 on Sunday to win the Shell Houston Open, edging out Carl Pettersson by one stroke.
Olesen holds off fast-charging Wood to win Sicilian Open for first victory
Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark shot a 69 to win the Sicilian Open by one shot on Sunday, holding off England’s Chris Wood, who tied the course record with an 8-under 64.
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Sjodin pulls even with Tseng after 54 holes of windswept Kraft Nabisco
While the infamous Coachella Valley winds toppled the world's best golfers, Karin Sjodin thrived with a mix of patience and power.
Oosthuizen leads Shell Houston Open after 54 holes with second straight 66
Louis Oosthuizen took a moment at Redstone on Saturday to take in the view of the golf course backlit by the setting sun. The rest of the day, he was all business.
Olesen breaks out of pack to lead by three after third day of Sicilian Open
Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark made four birdies and an eagle for a 5-under 67 to lead the Sicilian Open by three strokes on Saturday heading to the final round.
Friday, March 30, 2012
Tseng cards second straight 68, leads Kraft Nabisco by one after 36 holes
After taking one round off from her utter domination of the LPGA Tour to get rested and reinvigorated, Yani Tseng is right back in her usual spot atop the leaderboard.
Oosthuizen and Davis tied at Houston Open as darkness halts Friday play
Brian Davis changed his life last year, and he's finally seeing the adjustments translate to better golf scores. Davis shot a 65 in his second round Friday and shares the lead at 11 under par with Louis Oosthuizen at the rain-delayed Shell Houston Open.
Six players share halfway lead at tight Sicilian Open, Daly two off pace
John Daly made five birdies and an eagle in his second round on Friday to move to 6 under and challenge the leaders at the Sicilian Open on the European Tour. With afternoon winds blowing in off the Mediterranean, the 46-year-old Daly managed the conditions to post a 5-under 67.
Get A Grip: The Value in Re-gripping your clubs
The weather is perfect, the course is green and you've dusted off the clubs from their winter hibernation. You are now ready to improve upon last year's performance, right?
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Ascension of female CEO at IBM revives Augusta membership debate
The appointment of a new chief executive at IBM has revived the debate over Augusta National Golf Club's all-male membership just one week before the Masters.
Yang leads by one at Kraft Nabisco, Tseng two shots back in third place
Amy Yang shot a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead over Lindsey Wright in the opening round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship on Thursday.
Cabrera and Pettersson share lead as rain halts first round of Houston Open
Angel Cabrera and Carl Pettersson took advantage of early tee times to beat the rain and share the early lead in the Shell Houston Open.
Lawrie sets course record to lead by one after first round of Sicilian Open
Practice made perfect for Ireland's Peter Lawrie on Thursday as he carded a course-record 64 to claim the lead after the first round of the Sicilian Open on the European Tour.
Wagner, re-dedicated to golf game, back at site of first victory in Houston
Johnson Wagner’s first PGA Tour victory proved to be more of an anomaly than a springboard.
Local Knowledge: 2012 Shell Houston Open
The first major of the 2012 season is so close we can almost taste it. However, before all eyes turn to Augusta National for the Masters, some of the world's best players are focused in on the Redstone Tournament Course in Humble, Texas, for this week's Shell Houston Open.
Tseng, soaring over her rivals, plans another big splash at Kraft Nabisco
Yani Tseng has already worked on her leap at her pool back home in Orlando, trying to come up with something special for that airborne moment between winning the LPGA Tour’s Kraft Nabisco Championship and splashing down in Poppie’s Pond for the traditional post-tournament dip.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Els not feeling pressure at Houston Open, despite needing win for Masters
Ernie Els is approaching the Shell Houston Open like any other tournament, and not worrying about the bigger prize at stake.
Manassero, after missing on Masters, inspired by fans in Sicilian Open
After missing out on a spot in the Masters, winning in front of a home crowd will be a motivating factor for Matteo Manassero at the Sicilian Open.
Neumann of Sweden named Europe captain for 2013 Solheim Cup match
Liselotte Neumann took her name out of the mix as Solheim Cup captain because she thought it would consume too much of her time. A series of messages from European players convinced her it would be worth it.