PGA News Archive

Sunday, September 05, 2010
Jimenez holds off Molinari in Omega Masters for his third win of season
Five members of Colin Montgomerie's Ryder Cup team have won since the start of August after Miguel Angel Jimenez survived a late scare Sunday to take the Omega European Masters. The 46-year-old Spaniard, six clear with seven to play, had that slashed to one by his Ryder Cup teammate Edoardo Molin
Davies becomes LET's oldest winner with her last-hole triumph in Austria
England's Laura Davies fired a closing 70 Sunday to win the UNIQA Ladies Golf Open on the Ladies European Tour for her 75th career victory. The result went right down to the last hole, which Davies birdied after playing a magnificent shot out of the greenside bunker to six feet and sinking the pu
Ishikawa, 18, earns eighth Japan title with second win in Fujisankei Classic
Ryo Ishikawa staged a successful defense of his Fujisankei Classic title Sunday, beating Shunsuke Sonoda in a playoff. The 18-year-old star started the day with a three-stroke lead but carded four birdies against three bogeys at Fujizakura Country Club for a 1-under 70 and a 9-under total of 275.
Saturday, September 04, 2010
Schulz, with only conditional status, shoots 64 to take First Tee Open lead
Ted Schulz shot an 8-under 64 -- his best competitive round in nearly 20 years -- at Pebble Beach on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead over first-lead leader Mark Calcavecchia and Tom Kite in the First Tee Open.
Sisk maintains grip on Nationwide's Mylan Classic as weather turns cool
Geoffrey Sisk shot a 2-under 69 Saturday and maintained his grip on the lead at the Nationwide Tour’s inaugural Mylan Classic in suburban Pittsburgh.
Kim misses Deutsche Bank cut in his last chance to impress Captain Pavin
Anthony Kim's only hope now is to persuade Ryder Cup Captain Corey Pavin with words, not scores.
Deutsche Bank Notebook: Several Nike players give it the ol' college try
Nike makes sure its players get into the college spirit a couple of times a year, such as the Transitions Championship (NCAA basketball tournament) and the Deutsche Bank Championship on Saturday, for the start of the college football season.
Woods makes timely recovery with 65 at Deutsche Bank to stay alive
Jason Day and Brandt Snedeker played in far different conditions Saturday and wound up with a share of the lead halfway through the Deutsche Bank Championship. Snedeker went from the rain showers of Hurricane Earl to breezy conditions Saturday morning in his second round and had a 7-under 64.
Jimenez keeps Omega Masters lead, even after calling penalty on himself
Miguel Angel Jimenez will take a three-stroke lead over his Ryder Cup teammate Edoardo Molinari into Sunday’s final round of the Omega European Masters – and it would have been four but for a moment of absent-mindedness by the 46-year-old on the 10th fairway on Saturday. Jimenez momentarily forgo
Friday, September 03, 2010
NCAA slaps Missouri-St. Louis with probation in probe of ex-golf coach
The NCAA slapped the University of Missouri-St.
Calcavecchia leads First Tee Open in his long-awaited return to Del Monte
Mark Calcavecchia shot an 8-under 64 on Friday at Del Monte to take a two-stroke lead over Tom Pernice Jr. in the Champions Tour's First Tee Open.
Sisk leads Nationwide Mylan Classic, where Round 2 is interrupted by rain
Geoffrey Sisk rolled in a pair of 25-foot par-saving putts on Friday and grabbed possession of the second-round lead at the Nationwide Tour’s rain-delayed Mylan Classic.
Deutsche Bank Notebook: Furyk gets to course on time, thanks to back-ups
Jim Furyk made sure he had two alarms to make his tee time Friday at the Deutsche Bank Championship, his cell phone and a wake-up call from the hotel. Then the power went out.
Johnson and Day beat the weather, beat up on Deutsche Bank course
Zach Johnson and Jason Day beat up on the course and beat the weather at the Deutsche Bank Championship. For Tiger Woods, it was the other way around.
Jimenez cards career-low 61 to take three-shot lead at European Masters
Miguel Angel Jimenez produced the lowest round of his 27-year European Tour career on Friday. Two eagles and six birdies gave the 46-year-old Ryder Cup star a 10-under-par 61 in the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre, and he goes into the weekend with a three-stroke lead. Jimenez, maki
Nationwide will end title sponsorship of Nationwide Tour in 2012
Nationwide Insurance announced Friday it will end its title sponsorship of the PGA Tour’s developmental circuit when the contract expires in two years. Instead, Nationwide will stay involved in golf starting in 2011 as the presenting sponsor of the Memorial Tournament, founded and hosted by Jack
President George W. Bush kicks off Patriot Golf Day weekend
President George W. Bush played golf today at Ridgewood Country Club in Waco, Texas with disabled Staff Sgt. Heath Calhoun to kick off Patriot Golf Day weekend benefiting Folds of Honor Foundation and its scholarship program for the families of wounded and disabled soldiers.
PGA Tour officials keeping close eye on Hurricane Earl as it heads north
The second event of the FedExCup playoff series is bracing itself for the possibility of disruption caused by Hurricane Earl. Tee times in Friday’s opening round of the Deutsche Bank Championship have been brought forward and precautions are being taken to avoid damage if the hurricane hits. "
Dunlap and Sisk share first-round lead at Nationwide's first Mylan Classic
Veterans Scott Dunlap and Geoffrey Sisk shot 6-under 65s Thursday and share the first-round lead at the Nationwide Tour’s inaugural Mylan Classic.
Thursday, September 02, 2010
Local Knowledge: A talk with Todd Yoshitake, G.M. of Riviera Country Club
In a city where "stars" come and go, one icon has not only withstood the test of time, but has flourished for 80 years and still seems as glamorous as ever. Featured in films and home to some of Hollywood's greats, the setting seems fit for an epic event -- and it is.