PGA News Archive

Saturday, April 23, 2011
Donald retains Heritage lead through 54 holes, one round away from No. 1
Luke Donald was more concerned about who was behind him at the Heritage than what's ahead should he win Sunday.
Colsaerts takes third-round lead at China Open, thanks to first-hole eagle
Nicolas Colsaerts eagled the first hole and went on to shoot a 6-under 66 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Volvo China Open on the European Tour.
Friday, April 22, 2011
Donald closes in on No. 1 ranking by taking halfway lead at Heritage
Luke Donald moved a step closer to the No. 1 ranking Friday, shooting a 6-under 65 on Friday to take the lead halfway through the Heritage.
Kite-Morgan team shares Day 1 lead at Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf
One team started fast, the other finished strong. The results were the same: tied for the lead after the first round at the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf.
Donaldson roars into halfway lead in Volvo China Open with 11-birdie 61
Jamie Donaldson of Wales made 11 birdies for a second-round 61 Friday at the Volvo China Open, soaring to the top of the leaderboard of the European Tour event.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
R&A chief Dawson doesn't foresee women trying to qualify for Open
Six years after women received the chance to qualify for the British Open, not one has even attempted it. And Royal and Ancient Club Chief Executive Peter Dawson doubts he will see it happen in his lifetime.
Willis leads rain-delayed Heritage by one after run of six straight birdies
Garrett Willis couldn't give up on "Old Faithful," no matter how many flashy, new belly putters he tested out this week.
Rookie Han leads China Open with Garcia two back, Harrington seven
South Korea’s Han Chang-won racked up six birdies on the front nine Thursday to take the first-round clubhouse lead by a stroke in the European Tour’s Volvo China Open.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Club Test 2011: Ping Golf K15 Hybrids
From Golf Magazine (May 2011) Category: Game-Improvement Hybrids We tested: 3h (20°), 4h (23°), 5h (27°) and 6h (31°) with Ping TFC 149H graphite shaft
Buzz about landing sponsor is hopeful as Heritage players get ready to play
Jim Furyk noticed there were several more politicians and decision makers on hand than usual when he arrived at Harbour Town Golf Links. And the Heritage defending champion hopes that means good things for the tournament’s future.
Kaymer admits trying to change his game for Masters was big mistake
World No. 1 Martin Kaymer admits now he blundered by trying to change his game for the Masters earlier this month.
Yang looking to become first player to defend Volvo China Open title
Defending Volvo China Open champion Y.E. Yang is confident he can enter the record books by becoming the first man to retain the title.
Five Free fitting & Trade-up questions with PGA Professional Sharbee Hoskins
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Sharbee Hoskins, PGA Professional in Minneapolis, Minn., has established himself as a proven leader in growing the game by helping golfers solve the clubfitting puzzle and ensuring that they have the proper tools for their game.
ECCO renews supporting sponsorship of Golf Retirement Plus
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Renowned Danish shoemaker ECCO is renewing its supporting partnership of Golf Retirement Plus™ for an additional two years. ECCO has served as a partner of the program since 2009.
PGA Professionals, veteran give high marks for visit with lawmakers during National Golf Day
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- WE ARE GOLF, a coalition led by five of the game's leading associations and supported by a wide range of industry partners, met with key Members of Congress, April 13, as part of the fourth annual National Golf Day.
PGA Free Lesson Month provides fun 10-minute golf lessons at no cost
KitchenAid unveils sponsorship activation plans for 72nd Senior PGA Championship
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -– As presenting sponsor of the 72nd Senior PGA Championship, KitchenAid recently announced activation plans during the Championship to be held May 24-29, at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.
Titlest/FootJoy, Nike Golf, TaylorMade Golf Company named supporting sponsors for the 44th PGA Professional National Championship
Defending champion Tom Lehman leads strong field at Senior PGA Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Defending Champion Tom Lehman leads a group of 25 major champions who own a combined 43 titles among the early entries for the 72nd Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, May 24-29, at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
A Sense of Huber: Media Relations
We have, in the last two weeks, learned a great deal about the common humanity of our men on tour. And in every instance, that knowledge grew from a kind of self-inflicted disaster that would have had the rest of us turning the air blue with rage.