PGA News Archive

Monday, March 19, 2012
Molinari facing surgery on injured left wrist in fall, has hurt for years
Edoardo Molinari, a member of the Europe's 2010 Ryder Cup-winning team, is facing surgery later this year on an injured left wrist.
Ishikawa takes special membership on PGA Tour, aims to get on full-time
Japanese star Ryo Ishikawa has decided to take special temporary membership on the PGA Tour, which allows him to accept as many sponsor exemptions as he wants for the rest of the 2012 season.
TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company to acquire Adams Golf
HERZOGENAURACH AND CARLSBAD, Calif. -- The adidas Group and Adams Golf, Inc.
Bisher, famed Georgia writer honored for covering golf, dies at 93
Famed Georgia sportswriter Furman Bisher, who covered everything from major golf tournaments to the Triple Crown during a career that spanned six decades, died Sunday of a massive heart attack outside Atlanta. He was 93.
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Roberts earns 13th Champions title by two shots at Toshiba Classic
Loren Roberts shot a 69 on Sunday to win the Toshiba Classic by two strokes over Mark Calcavecchia, Tom Kite and Bernhard Langer. Roberts made a 5-foot birdie putt on the final hole to ensure the victory after bogeys on three of the previous four holes.
Tseng tops Miyazato and Choi to win RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup
Yani Tseng two-putted for par from 40 feet in fading light and cold to hold off Ai Miyazato and Na Yeon Choi by a stroke Sunday in the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup.
A Lesson Learned: Finish your round strong
Just when you thought that the PGA Tour couldn't get more exciting...eight players who were tied for the lead at some point on Sunday, a four-man playoff, a possible return to world No. 1 by Luke Donald at stake. Wow!
Donald wins four-way playoff at Transitions, returns to No. 1 in world
One great round. One solid swing out of the rough. One clutch birdie putt. That's what Luke Donald needed to win the Transitions Championship in a playoff and get back to No. 1 in the world.
A week's worth of tweets, March 12-18, 2012
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
Quesne ties course record to win by two over Manassero at Andalucia
Julien Quesne, a little known player from France, tied the course record with an 8 under 64 Sunday to capture his first European Tour title at the Andalucia Open.
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Calcavecchia leads Toshiba Classic by two after second straight round of 67
Mark Calcavecchia shot his second straight 4-under 67 in rainy conditions Saturday to take a two-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's Toshiba Classic.
Miyazato catches Tseng on top of leaderboard at LPGA Founders Cup
Ai Miyazato birdied three straight holes on the back nine and finished with a 6-under 66 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Yani Tseng in the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup.
Goosen and Furyk tied for lead after Day 3 of Transitions Championship
Retief Goosen was about ready to give up.
De la Riva keeps narrow lead over big pack on Day 3 of Andalucia Open
Unheralded Spaniard Eduardo De la Riva will take a one-stroke lead into Sunday’s final round of the Andalucia Open.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Top-ranked Tseng takes over lead at halfway in LPGA Founders Cup
Yani Tseng had a blunt assessment of her first nine holes Friday in the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup. "Front nine, it's very sorry," the top-ranked Taiwanese star said.
Woods practices well on Friday, is ready to play two events next week
Tiger Woods returned to practice Friday and declared himself ready to play next week.
Langer birdies last to tie Browne and Clampett on Day 1 at Toshiba Classic
Bernhard Langer birdied the final hole for a 6-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead with Bobby Clampett and Olin Browne in the Champions Tour's Toshiba Classic.
Dufner cards second straight 66, takes second-round lead at Transitions
Jason Dufner and Padraig Harrington felt cautious at times for different reasons Friday in the Transitions Championship. They also had a far different outcome. Harrington was 12 shots worse than his course-record 61 in the opening round.
Andalucia Open host Jimenez one off halfway lead held by de la Riva
Miguel Angel Jimenez has hopes of becoming the European Tour's oldest-ever winner this weekend -- thanks to the circuit's youngest-ever winner throwing the Andalucia Open wide open on Friday.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Woods ready to resume practice after Achilles injury, says he'll be at Masters
Tiger Woods plans to return to practice this week after mildly straining his left Achilles tendon in a tournament on Sunday and says he will be at the Masters.