PGA News Archive

Saturday, October 06, 2012
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 Web.com 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 Web.com 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.
Creighton Farms' Vidal looking ahead to return of Southworth Senior PNC
Mike Vidal knows that opportunities to host both a National Championship and an elite group of PGA Professionals doesn’t come around often. And to have that happen two years in a row makes it even more special.
2012 Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship
24th Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz When: October 11-14, 2012 Where: Creighton Farms, Aldie, Va., and River Creek Club, Leesburg, Va.
Ochoa easily makes cut at Lacoste Ladies Open, trails leader Luna by 10
SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, France -- Diana Luna took a two-stroke lead atop the Lacoste Ladies Open on the Ladies European Tour Friday after a sensational second-round 64.
Cochran leads SAS Championship by one in first Champions start since July
CARY, N.C. -- Russ Cochran topped the SAS Championship leaderboard Friday in his return from a back injury, hitting all hit all 18 greens in regulation and shooting a 6-under 66.
Michael Phelps sinks 153-foot putt
Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps plays to a 16-handicap, but he looked like a major champion on one hole Friday.
Grace holds biggest 36-hole lead of year, five shots, at Dunhill Links
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Branden Grace holds the biggest halfway lead of the European Tour season after a second-round 67 in the Dunhill Links Championship at St. Andrews on Friday.
Intangibles punctuate Couples entry into Hall
 
Mickelson's big shot on 'Monday Night Football'
Phil Mickelson is one of the new owners of the San Diego Padres, but his next sporting appearance will be with his hometown Chargers. And, in typical Mickelson fashion, there’ll be big money on the line.
Thursday, October 04, 2012
Gore, inspired by Ryder Cup, leads Neediest Kids Championship by two
POTOMAC, Md. -- Jason Gore fired a 7-under 63 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the Web.com Tour's Neediest Kids Championship on Thursday.
Langer looks to close in on Lehman in Schwab Cup point standings at SAS
CARY, N.C. -- With Charles Schwab Cup leader Tom Lehman out of the field at this weekend's SAS Championship, Bernhard Langer says he needs to play aggressively -- and not just because Lehman is out.
Moore ties course record with 61 to lead Justin Timberlake Open in Vegas
LAS VEGAS -- Ryan Moore matched the course record and his career best with a 10-under 61 on Thursday in the first round of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Simson wins USGA Senior Amateur title for second time in three seasons
WEST CALDWELL, N.J. -- Paul Simson won the USGA Senior Amateur for the second time in three years, beating Curtis Skinner 4 and 3 on Thursday at Mountain Ridge Country Club.
Grace shoots course-record 60 at Kingsbarns to lead Dunhill Links
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland  -- South Africa's Branden Grace made five closing birdies to shoot a course record 12-under 60 in the opening round of the Dunhill Links Championship on Thursday.