PGA News Archive

Monday, October 08, 2012
Woods wants to be U.S. Ryder Cup captain, but only after playing more
BELEK, Turkey -- Tiger Woods has revealed he would like to captain the US Ryder Cup team at some point in the future.
You can play where Arnie learned how to play
Every golfer worth his or her salt knows that Arnold Palmer grew up at Latrobe Country Club in Latrobe, Pa. The club has always been private, but now any golfer can tread the fairways where Arnie learned to play the game.
Turkish Airlines World Golf Final set to go ahead despite military action
ANTALYA, Turkey -- The inaugural Turkish Airlines World Golf Final – whose eight-man field includes Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods – is scheduled to begin on schedule Tuesday, despite continued violence in southern Turkey, tournament officials said Monday.
Sunday, October 07, 2012
Mizuno 'players' cavity' MP-64 irons available to public
Luke Donald put a set of brand-new Mizuno MP-64 irons in his bag for the FedExCup playoffs and the Ryder Cup, and they are available to everyday golfers as well.
Moore, ex-UNLV star, wins by two at Justin Timberlake Open in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS -- Ryan Moore finally pulled ahead of Brendon de Jonge on the 16th hole.
United States wins World Amateur Team title in record fashion in Turkey
ANTALYA, Turkey -- U.S. Amateur champion Steven Fox and Chris Williams each shot 2-under 69 on Sunday to help the United States win the rain-shortened World Amateur Team Championship with a record score.
Langer wins SAS Championship by two, takes Schwab Cup points lead
CARY, N.C. -- Bernhard Langer rallied to win the SAS Championship on Sunday to take the lead in the Charles Schwab Cup points race, shooting a 9-under 63 to beat Jay Don Blake by two strokes.
Ochoa ties for 22nd in Lacoste Ladies Open, Keating wins second in a row
SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, France -- Stacey Keating secured back-to-back victories on the Ladies European Tour Sunday by coming from three shots down to win the Lacoste Ladies Open at Chantaco Golf Club.
Lingmerth wins Neediest Kids title, gets 2013 PGA Tour card
POTOMAC, Md. -- Sweden's David Lingmerth won the Tour's Neediest Kids Championship on Sunday to wrap up a 2013 PGA Tour card, closing with a 4-under 66 for a one-stroke victory over Casey Wittenberg.
Notebook: McIlroy could follow Donald, win two money titles at once
MEDINAH, Ill. -- A year ago, Luke Donald made history as the first player to win the money title on the PGA Tour and European Tour in the same year. One year later, Rory McIlroy is in a position to match him.
Grace goes wire-to-wire at Dunhill Links for his fifth victory of season
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Rory McIlroy has four wins this season and Tiger Woods three, but neither of them can match South African Branden Grace -- he now has five.
Saturday, October 06, 2012
Monday qualifier Persons leads fellow North Dakotan Hoge at Neediest Kids
POTOMAC, Md. -- Monday qualifier Josh Persons held steady and fired a 1-under 69 on a difficult Saturday at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm to move into first place after three rounds of the Tour’s Neediest Kids Championship outside of Washington, D.C.
Blixt shares Justin Timberlake lead with Moore and de Jonge in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS -- Jonas Blixt birdied six of the last seven holes Saturday for a 5-under 66 and a share of the lead with Ryan Moore and Brendon de Jonge in the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Harvey Penick's old stomping grounds set for renovation
Harvey Penick, the legendary instructor of major winners Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite as well as generations of other golfers, got his start in golf as a caddie at Hancock Park Golf Course in Austin, Texas.
Funk and Pate tied after 36 holes in Champions' SAS Championship
CARY, N.C. -- Steve Pate and Fred Funk shot 3-under 69 on Saturday to share the second-round lead at 8 under in the Champions Tour's SAS Championship.
Ochoa shoots third-day 68 in Lacoste Ladies Open, trails leader Luna by 10
SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, France -- Diana Luna will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the the Lacoste Ladies Open after she registered a 2-under-par round of 68 on Saturday at the Chantaco Golf Club.
Grace stays on top at Dunhill Links, leads by four heading to final round
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Branden Grace will take a four-stroke advantage into the final round of the Dunhill Links Championship at St. Andrews.
Friday, October 05, 2012
Lingmerth grabs second-round lead at Tour Neediest Kids C'ship
POTOMAC, Md. -- Sweden’s David Lingmerth battled back from a back-nine triple bogey Friday to shoot a 4-under 66 and take the 36-hole lead at the Tour’s Neediest Kids Championship outside of Washington, D.C.
Blixt and de Jonge share 36-hole lead at Justin Timberlake Open in Vegas
LAS VEGAS -- Jonas Blixt shot his second straight 7-under 64 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead with Brendon de Jonge in the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Creighton Farms, River Creek Club to again host Southworth Senior PNC
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – For the second consecutive year, Creighton Farms in Aldie, Va., and River Creek Club in Leesburg, Va., will co-host the 2012 Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz, Oct. 11-14.