PGA News Archive

Sunday, November 28, 2010
Kaymer closes out his first European money title as McDowell falls short
Reigning PGA Champion Martin Kaymer won the European Tour money title Sunday, after his only remaining challenger Graeme McDowell fell short at the season-ending Dubai World Championship. Kaymer and McDowell both finished in a tie for 13th with 6-under totals of 282, but the Northern Irishman nee
Saturday, November 27, 2010
Poulter powers ahead of Fisher after 54 holes at Dubai Championship
Ian Poulter broke free from a crowded leaderboard Saturday to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Dubai World Championship. The Englishman was at 12 under after a third-round 69, two shots ahead of Ross Fisher of England, Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee and Francesco Molinari of Italy, w
Friday, November 26, 2010
England's Poulter and Fisher on top at halfway point of Dubai Championship
Ross Fisher led an English run up a star-studded leaderboard Friday at the Dubai World Championship, matching a course record 8-under 64 to reach tie Ian Poulter at 9-under 135 for the second-round lead. England’s Lee Westwood tightened his grip on the No.
Holiday Shopping Guide: The Great Eight Gifts for 2010
Despite what the songs on the radio, the decorations in the stores or the nip in the air may say, the holiday shopping season truly begins after Thanksgiving. Well, it's after Thanksgiving now and the joy (?) of shopping for the perfect gift is now the part of our collective tasks.
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Money leader Kaymer races ahead of McDowell on Day 1 in Dubai
Martin Kaymer got the best of Graeme McDowell in their battle for the European Tour money title Thursday, shooting a 5-under 67 to take a five-shot lead over his rival after the first round of the season-ending Dubai World Championship. Kaymer was two strokes behind leader Robert Karlsson, whose
TRUE linkswear Brings Barefoot Experience to Golf Market
For decades, golfers have used highly-engineered, spiked footwear to stay glued to the course, but an upstart footwear and apparel company from Dallas thinks that the opposite approach is the better way to achieve the traction and stability golfers desire.
After scandal and toughest year of his life, Woods strives to move forward
The dark sedan backed into a spot next to the clubhouse at the Australian Masters, trunk open, waiting to whisk Tiger Woods to the airport.
Bryant's comeback from scandal gives Woods a proven path to follow
Kobe Bryant wasn’t about to go there.
Tiger Woods chronology, 2009-2010
Here is a recap of the noteworthy events in Tiger Woods’ life since Thanksgiving of 2009: Nov.
Tiger Woods by the numbers
Here is a numerical look at the toll Tiger Woods’ personal turmoil has taken: 0: Victories, the first time in 15 seasons on the PGA Tour that Woods has failed to win at least one tournament. 2: His world ranking. 3: Sponsors lost (Accenture, Gatorade, AT&T) and top-10 finishes, the fewest i
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Manassero tees off in Dubai with one eye on earning return to the Masters
When then-amateur Matteo Manassero finished his dream debut at The Masters last April, he couldn’t be sure he would ever return to Augusta National. But, amazingly, the 17-year-old rising star of European golf has the chance over the next four days to earn himself a place in next year's event.
McIlroy might not play 2011 Players Championship to focus on Europe
The biggest first prize in golf might not be enough to attract Rory McIlroy next year. The 21-year-old Northern Irishman revealed on Wednesday that he is not certain to compete in the Players Championship -- often dubbed golf's "unofficial fifth major" -- in May. Having already decided not t
A Quick Nine: Why are you thankful for golf?
As Thanksgiving Day approaches it's time for all of us to take a step back, reflect on our lives and give thanks for everything that makes us complete - not just that turkey with all the fixins that's going to make your stomach full.
Rule change gives top Europeans one more chance to play in United States
Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy are among five international players who can play one additional PGA Tour event next year if they are eligible for The Players Championship. The policy board adopted the change at its quarterly meeting last week.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
PGA Tour players pondering all their choices for end-of-season honors
One way players could decide on their vote for player of the year would be to ask themselves this question: “Whose season would I trade for mine?” That yielded this answer from Tiger Woods. “Just about anyone else’s,” he said with a self-deprecating laugh. The ballots have been mailed to PGA T
Price among four veterans taking 2011 exemptions to return to PGA Tour
Among those who have decided to take one-time exemptions on the PGA Tour for being in the top 50 in career money was a former No. 1 player in the world: Nick Price. Price, who turns 54 in January, is not expected to play much on the PGA Tour.
Notebook: Recent major champs find going tough throughout 2010 season
It’s been a tough year for the most recent batch of major champions. Angel Cabrera (Masters), Lucas Glover (U.S. Open) and Stewart Cink (British Open) have failed to win a tournament since capturing their majors in 2009. Y.E.
What's in the winners' bags for the week ending Nov. 21, 2010
What equipment did Ian Poulter, Keith Clearwater and last week's other winners use to achieve victory? We check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week ending Nov.
Kaymer closing in European Tour money title; McDowell chasing
After struggling in Singapore and missing last week's Hong Kong Open, PGA champion Martin Kaymer is counting on a victory in this week's Dubai World Championship to clinch his first European Tour money title. The $7.5 million season-ending tournament in the Race to Dubai series starts Thursday wi
PGA Champion Kaymer decides not to join PGA Tour in 2011
A momentous time for European golf just got even better as Martin Kaymer has followed Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy in turning down membership on the PGA Tour next season. The sport's newest major champion made his decision known at the Dubai World Championship, where on Sunday he hopes to be cro