PGA News Archive

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
University of Louisville and The PGA of America a successful pairing
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- During golf team events such as the Ryder Cup, the most successful player pairings are those where each player complements the other and share mutual goals and objectives.
Defending Sr. PGA Professional National Champ Thompson headed to Valhalla
It is not a stretch to say that most caddie-player relationships in professional golf are seasonal at best. The combinations that last often result in success stories that form many of the game’s special moments.
A Quick Nine: Which golf movie star do you want to tee it up with?
We posed a simple question for this week's, 'A Quick Nine,' feature: What fictional movie character (golfer) would you most want to tee it up with? Not surprisingly, we received tremendous feedback -- in the hundreds, so thank you for that, Facebook friends!
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Brackets set for Sybase Match Play with Choi and Shin as top two seeds
The Sybase Match Play Classic hasn’t started, but the advantage already belongs the long hitters on the LPGA Tour.
With all his injuries, asks Ferguson, is it finally time to give up on Woods?
Four days after Tiger Woods declared himself unfit to play more than nine holes at the Players Championship, he said he expected to be at the U.S. Open next month. “Will do all I can to get there,” he said on Twitter.
Watson pleased with success, but not ready to be face of American golf
Bubba Watson is leading the FedExCup standings and has won three times on the PGA Tour in the last year. But the long-hitting left-hander says he’s not ready to become the face of American golf.
Kaymer knows why he's ranked third behind Westwood and Donald
England's Lee Westwood and Luke Donald top the world golf rankings at the moment -- and the player who has been pushed down to No. 3 can see why. Germany's Martin Kaymer had led the way earlier this year, only to be shunted down the order by those two.
Kaymer drops caddie with whom he won major, ascended to No. 1 ranking
Less than three months after becoming world No. 1, Martin Kaymer has broken up with his Scottish caddie Craig Connelly.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of May 15, 2011
What clubs did K.J. Choi and Darren Clarke use to achieve victory last week? We take a peek in their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week of May 15:
PGA Free Lesson Month: Get your game on track
The best, most sure way to improve your game is to visit your local PGA Professional. If you're serious about making a commitment to get better, this should be your first step.
Woods still planning to play in U.S. Open, knee suffered no more injury
Tiger Woods says he did no more damage to his left leg at the Players Championship and expects to play the U.S. Open next month.
Monday, May 16, 2011
A week's worth of tweets, May 9-15, 2011
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
Emotions high, opinions strong ahead of 2018 Ryder Cup venue unveiling
The host venue for the 2018 Ryder Cup will be announced Tuesday, with many players and fans hoping European golf officials will honor Seve Ballesteros by sending the showpiece back to Spain.
Donald up to second in world, giving England both of two top spots
Can it really be only 10 years ago that England had just one golfer in the world's top 100? Now, for the first time since the rankings began in 1986, there are two Englishmen in the top two.
Sunday, May 15, 2011
A Lesson Learned: Hitting out of divots
It was one of the most exciting Players Championship tournaments I can remember, and surprisingly, two of golf's biggest names weren't in the mix at the end. I love watching Phil and Tiger contend, and I know most fans do, but this bodes well for the sport of golf that K.J.
Players Championship Notebook: McDowell's collapse opens the door
Graeme McDowell couldn't muster any momentum. The flat feeling that overwhelmed him following an unlucky roll on No. 18 in the rain-delayed third round Sunday morning carried over to the final round. And he never recovered.
Choi outlasts Toms in sudden death to win Players on marathon Sunday
K.J. Choi did everything demanded of the winner at the Players Championship.
Clarke rallies past stumbling Wood to capture Iberdrola Open crown
Darren Clarke won his first European Tour event in almost three years at the Iberdrola Open on Sunday after carding a closing 69 to leapfrog Chris Wood on the leaderboard.
Bad bounce reduces McDowell's lead to one heading into final round
The consolation for Graeme McDowell is he still has the lead at the Players Championship.
Saturday, May 14, 2011
European Tour Notebook: Calls to put Ballesteros on tour logo increase
Colin Montgomerie and Nick Faldo have added their names to the campaign to have the image of the late Seve Ballesteros on the logo of the European Tour.