PGA News Archive

Sunday, March 02, 2014
What's in the winners' bags for the week of March 2, 2014
What equipment did Russell Henley and last week's other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek in their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week of March 2, 2014: 
Russell Henley makes birdie to win four-man Honda Classic playoff
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Russell Henley chipped in for birdie and then hit into the water on his next shot for double bogey.
Tiger Woods withdraws from Honda Classic
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The road to the Masters got off to a bumpy start Sunday for Tiger Woods when he withdrew from the Honda Classic with what he said was a lower back injury.
Fisher wins Tshwane Open after fighting off challenge from Hoey
CENTURION, South Africa -- English golfer Ross Fisher secured his first European Tour title in four years Sunday with a three-shot victory in the Tshwane Open.
Paula Creamer makes amazing eagle putt to win LPGA playoff
Paula Creamer certainly has a flair for the dramatic.
Paula Creamer wins HSBC Women's Champions playoff with eagle putt
SINGAPORE -- Paula Creamer sank a 75-foot eagle putt on the second playoff hole against Azahara Munoz to win the HSBC Women's Champions on Sunday for her first LPGA title since the 2010 U.S. Women's Open.
Saturday, March 01, 2014
Rory McIlroy shoots third-round 69, leads Honda Classic by two strokes
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Rory McIlroy did just enough to keep the lead Saturday in the Honda Classic with a 1-under 69, giving him a two-shot lead and a chance to win on the PGA Tour for the first time in 18 months.
Watch this: Russell Henley's eagle approach goes in the cup
Some golfers are long. Some are accurate. In Russell Henley's case on Saturday, he was both. His drive on the 465-yard, par-4 14th hole at PGA National went 314 yards, leaving him with a 150-yard pitching wedge from the right fringe. A pitching wedge!
Fisher stretches Tshwane Open lead to five shots after third-round 67
CENTURION, South Africa -- English golfer Ross Fisher was close to his first European Tour title in four years after extending his lead to five shots in the Tshwane Open on Saturday.
Woods shoots third-round 65 to move up Honda Classic leaderboard
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Tiger Woods had his lowest score on the PGA Tour in seven months and left the Honda Classic on Saturday assured of only one thing. At least he gets to play on Sunday.
Karrie Webb leads Angela Stanford by one stroke at HSBC Singapore
SINGAPORE -- Karrie Webb and Angela Stanford were so close down the stretch Saturday at the HSBC Women's Champions, matching each other birdie for birdie, that Stanford only sees one way to get the advantage in Sunday's final round.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Jack Nicklaus won the 1971 PGA Championship today!
Today, Feb, 28, holds an unusual place in major championship history – on this day in 1971, Jack Nicklaus won the PGA Championship in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., where the Honda Classic is being played right now.  
Rory McIlroy leads Honda Classic on Day 2, Tiger Woods makes cut
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Golf is starting to feel easy again for Rory McIlroy, who bounced back from a sloppy start Friday in the Honda Classic for a 4-under 66 that gave him his first 36-hole lead on the PGA Tour in 18 months.&nbs
Graeme McDowell and wife expecting a daughter
G-Mac is expecting his own little Wee-Mac.   Graeme McDowell said Friday that his wife, Kristin, is pregnant with their first child, and they learned this week that it will be a girl.    McDowell revealed that he foun
Ross Fisher leads Tshwane Open after red-hot finish to his second round
CENTURION, South Africa – Ross Fisher of England stormed home with an eagle-birdie-birdie-par finish Friday to grab a one-shot lead in the European Tour's Tshwane Open after the second round.    Fisher made five birdies and e
Karrie Webb leads HSBC Champions by two strokes after second round
SINGAPORE – For all the talk of the youth movement in women's golf, Karrie Webb showed on Friday that experienced players can still show up their younger competitors from time to time.    The 39-year-old Webb recovered from t
Bushnell's NEO XS, Tour Z6 JOLT, Pro X7 JOLT new for 2014
When it comes to locking in your yardages on the golf course, Bushnell GPS watches and rangefinders are a must for any golfer who takes his or her game seriously.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Rory McIlroy leads Honda Classic after 63, Tiger Woods trails by eight
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – On the course where Rory McIlroy first rose to No.
Tiger Woods to get Quicken Loans as new sponsor for his event, says report
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA Tour is closing on a deal for Detroit-based Quicken Loans to become title sponsor of Tiger Woods' tournament at Congressional, the Associated Press has learned.    Two people who have been t
Travelers extends its sponsorship of PGA Tour event for another 10 years
HARTFORD, Conn. – The PGA Tour has received another long contract extension with The Travelers Companies announcing a 10-year extension as title sponsor.    The Travelers Championship is now signed through 2024.