PGA News Archive

Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Ryder Cup fans prove they're world- class, in enthusiasm and creativity
The Ryder Cup might take a back seat to the Olympics and World Cup in terms of global popularity. But when it comes to serenading the players, the fans in Wales were the equal of any. Supplementing the “Ole! Ole!
Olazabal wants to captain Europe in 2012 Ryder Cup, would be popular
Jose Maria Olazabal wants to replace Colin Montgomerie as Europe Ryder Cup captain -- provided he is healthy enough to take on the role. The Spanish player, who took part in seven Ryder Cups before becoming vice-captain for the last two, appears to be the unanimous choice among Europe’s leading p
What's in the winners' bags this week?
What did Bill Haas, Gary Hallberg and last week's other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek inside their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week ending Oct.
Sunday, October 03, 2010
Bowditch eases to three-shot victory over Summerhays at Soboba Classic
Australia’s Steven Bowditch fired a final-round 68 Sunday to earn his second career Nationwide Tour title, winning the $1 million Soboba Golf Classic.
Haas wins Viking Classic by three, even with five-bogey final round
Bill Haas had to overcome some nerves and five bogeys in the final round to win the Viking Classic by three strokes on Sunday in the opening event in the PGA Tour's Fall Series. He opened the round with a bogey on the first hole and had four on the back nine, including the par-5 18th.
Hallberg corrals Ensure Classic title by one shot with record-setting 61
Gary Hallberg shot a record-setting 11-under 61 Sunday to win the Ensure Classic by one stroke ahead of Fred Couples. Hallberg finished at 18-under 198, tying the event record at the Rock Barn Golf and Spa and winning his first career Champions Tour title.
Saturday, October 02, 2010
Bowditch rolls into Soboba Classic lead with an 18-putt round of 63
For Australian Steven Bowditch, the numbers just don’t match the scorecard. Bowditch hit only eight of 18 greens in regulation during Saturday’s third round of the Soboba Golf Classic but managed to shoot an 8-under 63 and take command of the Nationwide Tour’s $1 million event.
Haas still leads Viking Classic, even after struggling for first time all week
Bill Haas shot a 3-under 69 to take a four-stroke lead at the Viking Classic on Saturday, overcoming three bogeys and a double bogey after playing error free in the first two rounds of the first event in the PGA Tour's Fall Series. "Pretty erratic, I'd say," Haas said. Haas, who had a share of
Couples moves ahead of Langer after second round of Ensure Classic
Fred Couples shot a 6-under 66 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Bernhard Langer into the final round of the Ensure Classic. Couples was at 12-under 132 after the second round of the Champions Tour event at the Rock Barn Golf and Spa.
Friday, October 01, 2010
Rain-delayed Soboba Classic halts short of halfway with Bradley leading
Keegan Bradley fired a rain-delayed 5-under 66 on Friday and grabbed the clubhouse lead in the second round of the Soboba Golf Classic, one of two late-season $1 million tournaments on the Nationwide Tour schedule.
Second straight 66 boosts de Jonge to share of Viking Classic lead with Haas
Brendon de Jonge used a fast early start to shoot his second straight 66 on Friday at the Viking Classic, then sat back and waited to see whether anyone could catch him. Bill Haas answered the challenge with another 66, joining de Jonge at 12 under after two rounds.
Senior snags one-shot lead over three stars after Day 1 at Ensure Classic
Peter Senior eagled the final hole for a 7-under 65 and a one-stroke lead over Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples and Tom Kite at the Ensure Classic on Friday.
Westwood in prime position to pass Woods and take over No. 1 in ranking
Tiger Woods is almost certain to lose his No. 1 ranking next month - but not to Phil Mickelson. Lee Westwood, a runner-up in two majors this year before missing the last two months with a calf injury, will replace Mickelson at No. 2 in the next world ranking to be published Monday, Oct. 4.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Soboba Classic halted midway thru first round with Hicks and Curl tied
Justin Hicks and Jeff Curl posted 6-under 65s Thursday and share the clubhouse lead in the weather-delayed first round of the Soboba Golf Classic on the Nationwide Tour. J.J.
Six share lead after first day at Viking Classic as Fall Series gets under way
Arjun Atwal, Bill Lunde, Ken Duke, Brett Quigley and Bill Haas all took advantage of great early conditions to share the lead at 6-under 66 after the first round of the Viking Classic on Thursday.
Langer looks to protect Schwab Cup lead as seniors return to Rock Barn
Bernhard Langer has been the man to beat on the Champions Tour this season and plans to keep it that way heading into the tour’s homestretch. Langer has five wins, including two majors, more than $2.5 million in winnings, and a comfortable lead in the points heading into this weekend’s Ensure Cla
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Recuperating Immelman sees Viking Classic as chance to break bad habits
The $648,000 winner’s purse is just one of many reasons attracting 131 players to the Viking Classic. For many players who will tee it up Thursday morning in the kickoff of the PGA Tour’s Fall Series, a win -- or at least a big enough purse -- can mean the difference between another year on the
U.S. Ryder Team, Pavin praise inspiration from Major Dan Rooney
United States Captain Corey Pavin called upon a friend, Major Dan Rooney, to address his team Tuesday evening as final preparations are being made for the 38th Ryder Cup. Rooney, 37, a decorated F-16 fighter pilot and a PGA Professional from Broken Arrow, Okla., gave a moving speech in the team r
Rookies Watson and Overton soak up their first Ryder Cup experience
Forgive Bubba Watson and Jeff Overton if they come into the 38th Ryder Cup at The Celtic Manor Resort a little starry-eyed. Watson and Overton -- along with Matt Kuchar, Rickie Fowler and Dustin Johnson -- make up the five rookies on the U.S. Ryder Cup team.
Team that finds fairways on unusual Twenty Ten Course will likely prevail
The old adage about ‘horses for courses’ gets thrown out a lot in golf, but never so much as in a Ryder Cup. This year is no different.