PGA News Archive

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Scott looks to defend his Texas Open title, which was big step in comeback
When he pulled a 9-iron shot with a half swing on the final hole at last year’s Valero Texas Open, Adam Scott admitted he had to go “straight away” to the range to work out the kinks.
National Golf Day pairs golf industry leaders with Congressional leaders
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 Wednesday as part of the 4th annual National Golf Day, to share stories and data that illustrate golf's diverse businesses a
South Carolina’s Hidden Gems – Hole No. 5: The 14th hole at Grande Dunes
by Bob Swezey, PGAExecutive Vice President of Championship Golf It's a great honor for Grande Dunes to be included in this year's "Dream 18 of South Carolina: Hidden Gems" though our contribution to the list isn't as "hidden" as it is a gem.
Brown Capital Management named presenting sponsor of 25th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.
Trade-up programs increase sales and provide value
Tim Fleming, PGA head professional at Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, talks about the success of PGA Free Fitting and Trade-Up Month at his facility.
A Quick Nine: What reason would you give a child to start playing?
Now, arguably more than ever, golf is becoming a popular sport among children. Maybe it's the, "cool," factor thanks to the likes of Rickie Fowler, Hunter Mahan, Bubba Watson and a host of others.
Nelson named recipient of 2011 PGA Distinguished Service Award
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.
Global golf's growth is great, though it's not without some growing pains
Masters champion Charl Schwartzel first showed his potential on a big stage last year in the World Golf Championship at Doral when he went toe-to-toe with Ernie Els until losing ground at the end.
PGA Champion Martin Kaymer lending support to Caddy For A Cure
Our friends at Caddy For A Cure offer great opportunities for YOU to get inside the ropes at Tour events to have one of the most unique and exciting golf experiences you could ever hope to have.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
A Sense of Huber: Archive
Ask Jim Huber a question at askjimhuber@turner.com or via PGA.com's Facebook page
A Sense of Huber: Asking a bit more from Tiger Woods
We should judge solely on performance, for that is what we have asked of the man. Give me a 66 on Friday and a 67 on Sunday. Get in the hunt. Generate some excitement. Chase down the leaders and make himself relevant again. That's all we ask, right?
National Golf Day
In honor of Wednesday, April 13th as National Golf Day, Davis Love III - captain of the 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup Team and son of famed PGA Professional Davis Love Jr. - encourages you to enjoy and appreciate golf as a great benefit to the health, lifestyle and the economy of our country.
Sponsors agree to date swap for South African Open to get Pres. Cup stars
The Sunshine Tour says sponsors have agreed to swap the dates of the South African Open and Alfred Dunhill Championship so South Africa’s Presidents Cup competitors can play their national open.
South Africa unveils $10 million WGC event, with biggest purse ever
The Sunshine Tour will make leading golfers choose between the world’s richest tournament in South Africa and Tiger Woods’ charity event in California from next year.
Bishop's Corner: Hearing the story
Chaos is not a term typically synonymous with Augusta National, but that is exactly what was happening on Sunday afternoon at The Masters. I heard a patron ask why The National doesn't have electric scoreboards and hand held TV's like other golf majors. The answer is simple.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of April 10, 2011
What clubs did Charl Schwartzel use to earn his historic victory at the Masters. We take a peek in his bag to check out the gear that earned him the big check for the week of April 10:
Cherry Hills set to host 2014 BMW Championship, part of FedEx playoffs
Cherry Hills Country Club has notified its members that the famed Colorado course will host the 2014 BMW Championship.
Woods, in China to promote golf, says swing changes starting to pay off
Tiger Woods is crediting his new swing with helping bring back the fun and excitment in his game. Woods was back at work Tuesday, promoting his sponsors and the game of golf in China less than 48 hours after a dramatic final round at the Masters.
Monday, April 11, 2011
Final round of Masters draws second- best rating in 10 years, behind 2010
The final round of the Masters drew its second-highest preliminary television rating in 10 years.
A week's worth of tweets, April 4-10, 2011
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.