PGA News Archive

Monday, July 26, 2010
Westwood sets sights on becoming Europe's Ryder Cup captain in future
Lee Westwood is looking forward to working under his seventh different Ryder Cup captain in a few weeks, as he dreams of being handed the honor himself one day. Colin Montgomerie will be at the helm as Europe looks to wrest the trophy back from the USA in October at Celtic Manor, and Europe's top
Kim still targeting Ryder Cup berth, though thumb not ready for action
Anthony Kim is focused on qualifying for the U.S.
Olazabal backed as future Ryder Cup captain by Montgomerie and Clarke
Colin Montgomerie and Darren Clarke both believe Jose Maria Olazabal will still become Europe’s Ryder Cup captain -- probably for the 2012 match in Chicago. Montgomerie originally wanted Olazabal as one of his assistants for Celtic Manor in October, but turned to Clarke last week after deciding t
Sunday, July 25, 2010
A Lesson Learned: Secret to going low is to Play it Forward
Carl Pettersson did something unusual this week - as you probably already know. Yes, he shot an amazing 60 on Saturday, and then followed it up with a 67 to win the RBC Canadian Open, but that's not what I'm referring to - not exactly.
Brigman wins Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational in soggy Ohio
D.J. Brigman trusted his gut Sunday. The 34-year-old New Mexico native figured he needed to get to 10 under par to have a chance to win the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational.
Pettersson rallies past Wilson to win RBC Canadian Open by one shot
Carl Pettersson thought he had missed the weekend cut moments after finishing the second round of the RBC Canadian Open at 1 under.
Langer holds off Pavin to win Senior British Open, his first senior major
Bernhard Langer won his first senior major title on Sunday, holding off a final-round challenge from Corey Pavin for a one-stroke win in the Senior British Open. The German shot a 1-over 72 at Carnoustie to finish at 5-under 279.
Recovered from appendectomy, Shin captures Evian Masters by one shot
Jiyai Shin of South Korea birdied the 18th hole to win the Evian Masters on Sunday, shooting a 5-under 67 to finish at 14 under and one stroke ahead of Morgan Pressel, Na Yeon Choi and Alexis Thompson. Shin’s fifth birdie in the final round put her one stroke clear of overnight leader Pressel, wh
Johnson's return to Sweden results in victory in Scandinavian Masters
Sweden’s Richard Johnson sank a 30-foot birdie putt on the final green Sunday to become only the second Swedish winner of the European Tour’s Nordea Scandinavian Masters in the last 12 years. With a playoff looming against Argentina's Rafa Echenique, the 33-year-old looked to have played safe wit
Saturday, July 24, 2010
Pavin: I'll talk to Tiger about Ryder Cup at PGA Championship
Wilson leads RBC Canadian Open by four after posting third straight 65
Dean Wilson is taking full advantage of a sponsor exemption -- and his long friendship with Canadian star Mike Weir. Relying on his past champion status to get into tournaments after finishing 152nd last year on the PGA Tour money list, the 40-year-old Wilson -- Weir's teammate at BYU -- received
Liu, 14, becomes youngest US Junior Amateur champ with easy victory
Fourteen-year-old Jim Liu of Smithtown, N.Y., beat Justin Thomas of Goshen, Ky., 4 and 2 Saturday to become the youngest U.S. Junior Amateur champion. Liu, who turns 15 next month, is more than six months younger than Tiger Woods when he won the first of his three consecutive U.S.
Florida's Chen, 17, grabs U.S. Girls Junior title with late birdie run
Doris Chen of Bradenton, Fla., didn't need to hit it farther than her opponents during the U.S. Girls Junior Championship.
Australians running 1-2-3 after three rounds at Nationwide Ohio State stop
Australia’s Nick Flanagan fired a 2-under-par 69 Saturday to move into sole possession of the 54-hole lead at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational.
Pettersson shoots 10-under 60 at St. George's to set Canadian Open record
Carl Pettersson shot a 10-under 60 on Saturday to break the RBC Canadian Open record, missing a 59 when his 30-foot birdie putt from the fringe grazed the left edge on St. George's difficult par-4 closing hole. "I hit a pretty good 6-iron in there, but the wind sort of got it," Pettersson said.
Pressel passes Miyazato to reclaim top spot after 54 holes at Evian Masters
Morgan Pressel took a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the Evian Masters on Saturday, closing with an eagle for a 5-under 67. The American began the day three strokes behind after a 72 Friday.
Langer opens up three-shot edge over Pavin on Day 3 at Senior British Open
Bernhard Langer took a three-shot lead in the Senior British Open after shooting a 2-under 69 in the third round at Carnoustie on Saturday. The German has yet to win on the Champions Tour, but is in position to change that after outplaying his nearest rival, Corey Pavin.
Oosthuizen falls behind Johnson and Choi after "stupid" shot in Sweden
British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen blamed a "stupid" shot for dropping one off the lead with a round to go at the European Tour’s Nordea Scandinavian Masters. Oosthuizen, trying to become the first player ever to follow a Claret Jug victory with another European Tour win a week later, was tie
Friday, July 23, 2010
Second day scoring much tougher at Nationwide Children's Hospital event
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Second day scoring much tougher at Nationwide Children's Hospital event
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