PGA News Archive

Monday, June 20, 2011
Expectations set to grow as McIlroy poised to take over as future of golf
The manner in which Rory McIlroy won the U.S. Open made comparisons with Tiger Woods inevitable.
To be great person and sports star, McIlroy must stay true to himself
From the lofty heights of his throne atop the world of golf, Rory McIlroy needs look no further than his own Belfast backyard for a salutary reminder of how, if he and those around him aren’t careful, it could all go downhill from here.
Northern Ireland hails McIlroy as its 'Celtic Tiger,' and latest golf hero
His picture is everywhere. You can see it in the window of fish shops, or on cupcakes at bakeries. These are good times for Rory McIlroy, lauded by one politician as “our Celtic Tiger.”
Sunday, June 19, 2011
A Lesson Learned: Solid fundamentals equal amazing results
It's official. There is a Youth Movement in golf and it is being lead by Rory McIrloy. In the past 5 majors, the 5 different winners were all 30 years old or younger!
McIlroy rolls to huge victory at U.S. Open, sets dozen scoring records
Rory McIlroy buried the memory of his Masters meltdown the same way he buried the competition at the U.S. Open, with a breathtaking performance filled with the promise of more majors to come.
Goggin wins second title of season at Nationwide Tour's Wichita Open
When he returned to Wichita this year for the first time since 2005, Mathew Goggin remembered the good vibes.
Zions of Australia closes out seven- shot victory at Saint-Omer Open
Matthew Zions of Australia shot a 2-under 69 Sunday to win his first European Tour title Sunday at the Saint-Omer Open in dominating fashion.
McIlroy methodically marches toward record-setting U.S. Open victory
With each remarkable round, with each record-setting performance, Rory McIlroy is making that Masters debacle seem like a distant memory. A U.S. Open title could erase it altogether.
Goggin moves into one-shot lead on Moving Day at N'wide Wichita Open
Australia's Mathew Goggin fired a 5-under 66 Saturday and made a strong move toward his second victory of the 2011 Nationwide Tour season at the Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open.
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Georgia Bulldog Macpherson edges Stewart to capture British Amateur
Australia’s Bryden Macpherson won the 116th British Amateur Saturday at Hillside Golf Club. The 20-year-old from Melbourne defeated Scotland’s Michael Stewart 3&2 in the 36-hole final to earn a berth in the the British Open at Royal St.
Zions of Australia moves three clear after 54 holes at Saint-Omer Open
Matthew Zions mastered some tricky conditions on Saturday at the Saint-Omer Open to put himself firmly in the frame for his first European Tour title.
Record-setting McIlroy heads into weekend at U.S. Open with huge lead
BETHESDA, Md. (AP)—In one of those can’t-miss moments in sports, thousands of fans covered every inch of space on the hill behind the 10th green at Congressional.
Tambellini maintains lead at halfway mark of Nationwide Wichita Open
For the second straight day, Roger Tambellini got a little bit of good luck, and the end result was a second-round 65 and 12-under 130 total at the Nationwide Tour’s Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open.
Friday, June 17, 2011
Scotland's Stewart to meet Australian Macpherson in British Amateur finale
Bryden Macpherson of Australia will face Scotland’s Michael Stewart in the final of the 2011 British Amateur on Saturday at Hillside Golf Club. At stake is the Amateur Championship Trophy, a place in the British Open Championship at Royal St.
Stay on a good plane with your golf swing
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick lesson to help your swing stay on a good plane
Avoid Over Swinging
You want to take a full cut at the ball, but too much of a swing can be a bad thing. PGA Professional Eric Hogge shows how to expand the width of your swing without overdoing the length of your swing.
Help Your Body Rotation
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick lesson to help your body rotation.
Stay balanced at your core
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick lesson to help you stay balanced at the core.
Start Your Swing Properly
PGA Professional Eric Hogge offers a quick lesson to help you get a good swing started.
Standard Golf Grips
PGA Professional Eric Hogge shows you the three standard golf grips