PGA News Archive

Monday, February 07, 2011
Wilson wins Phoenix Open in playoff, edging Dufner for second 2011 win
Green Bay Packers fan Mark Wilson celebrated a big victory of his own on a playing field about as close to frozen tundra as it gets on the PGA Tour.
Sunday, February 06, 2011
Wilson leads Singh by two as night falls on final round of Phoenix Open
Mark Wilson had some fun on the amphitheater 16th hole in the third round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, donning a cheesehead and joining caddie Chris Jones to lead the rowdy fans in Packers chants.
PGA Tour Notebook: Palmer pilots his last flight after 55 years in cockpit
After nearly 55 years in the air, Arnold Palmer is leaving the cockpit.
Nearing 40th birthday, Bjorn captures Qatar Masters for his 11th career win
Twelve days away from his 40th birthday, Denmark's Thomas Bjorn is a winner again on the European Tour -- and back in the big league now.
Tseng romps to seven-shot win over Shin in Women's Australian Open
Taiwan’s Yani Tseng, bogeying only two of 72 holes, successfully defended her Women’s Australian Open title, shooting a final-round 2-under 71 Sunday to win by seven strokes.
Saturday, February 05, 2011
Darkness halts play early in Round 3 with Gainey leading, Lefty contending
Phil Mickelson was locked in concentration over a 30-foot birdie putt on the par-3 16th, the some 20,000 onlookers mostly quiet on the amphitheater hole except a fan who screamed "Tiger would make it!"
U.S. Open field to be decided more on rankings than money lists in future
The U.S. Open will rely more on the world ranking than money list in America and Europe to determine which players will be exempt from qualifying.
Late birdie run boosts Bjorn to lead after three rounds at Qatar Masters
Denmark’s Thomas Bjorn shot a 6-under 66 Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the European Tour’s Commercialbank Qatar Masters.
Tseng one ahead of Shin after tough Day 3 at Women's Australian Open
Defending champion Yani Tseng shot a 5-under 68 Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Women’s Australian Open.
Friday, February 04, 2011
Wilson and Gainey on top in frosty Phoenix midway through Round 2
At the frosty Waste Management Phoenix Open, it was fitting that a guy called "Tommy Two Gloves" had a share of the lead. Not that Tommy Gainey thinks the extra glove really helps in cold conditions.
Northern Ohio PGA Hall of Fame inducts pioneer William Powell
Editor's Note: This story was originally published on Nov. 11, 2009
Ohio Course Owners honor PGA Life Member Powell as Person of the Year
Editor's Note: This story was originally published on Dec. 15, 2009
William Powell named 2009 PGA Distinguished Service Award winner
Editor's Note: This story was originally published on Mar. 30, 2009
Golf pioneer and course builder Powell passes away at age 93
Editor's Note: This story was originally published on Dec. 31, 2009
PGA and USGA to create repository for African-American golf history
Editor's Note: This story was originally published on Feb. 23, 2010
Ellison discusses role in aiding minorities and women on, off course
Editor's Note: In this 2010 interview, Earnie Ellison Jr., director of business and community relations for The PGA of America, explains his role in creating greater awareness of the benefits and opportunities for minorities and women as PGA members and in the golf industry. and The PGA of America honor African-American golf pioneers
Editor's Note: To commemorate Black History Month, and The PGA of America have put together this special section spotlighting some of golf's African-American heroes, focusing on those with a close connection to The PGA.
PGA bestows membership on African-American pioneers
Editor's Note: This story was originally published on Nov. 14, 2009
Timeline of African-American achievements in golf
From John Shippen to Tiger Woods and Renee Powell to Charlie Sifford, African-Americans have played a significant role in the growth of golf, both on and off the course.
No. 1 Westwood misses cut in Qatar Masters, where Brier leads by one
World No. 1 Lee Westwood missed the cut in the European Tour’s Commercialbank Qatar Masters on Friday, while a a player ranked 477 places below him leads after two rounds.