PGA News Archive

Friday, February 25, 2011
Accenture Match Play Notebook: Weather forces changes to schedule
Expected strong wind this weekend forced WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship officials to alter the schedule, moving up the starting times for the quarterfinals and switching the semifinals from Sunday to Saturday.
Stroud leads Mayakoba Golf Classic after near-record eight straight birdies
Chris Stroud made eight straight birdies -- one off the PGA Tour record -- and shot a 63 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead at 11-under 131 after the second round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic.
Reifers atop board at Panama Claro Championship after two delayed days
Kyle Reifers could barely walk on Monday, but four days later finds himself atop the leaderboard at the Panama Claro Championship, the first stop on the 2011 Nationwide Tour schedule.
Bombers to square off as Watson and Holmes make Accenture quarters
J.B. Holmes and Bubba Watson are in the quarterfinals of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, and it's not hard to figure out how they got there. In fact, you could say it's elementary.
Meesawat captures Asian qualifier as four punch tickets to British Open
Thailand’s Prom Meesawat earned his first British Open appearance Friday after winning the Asian edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) at Amata Spring Country Club near Bangkok.
Arimura stretches lead to two over Webb at HSBC Women's Champions
Chie Arimura of Japan shot a 6-under 66 to widen her lead to two strokes over Karrie Webb in the second round of the HSBC Women’s Champions on Friday.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Barcelo and Compton tied for lead at rainy Nationwide opener in Panama
Rich Barcelo and Erik Compton posted 6-under-par 64s Thursday and share the first-round clubhouse lead in the rain-delayed Panama Claro Championship, the initial tournament on the 2011 Nationwide Tour schedule.
Ex-PGA champion Toms among four co-leaders at windy Mayakoba Classic
David Toms got off to a good start in a bid for his first PGA Tour victory in more than five years, shooting a 5-under 66 on Thursday for a share of the first-round lead in the Mayakoba Golf Classic.
Accenture Match Play Notebook: Day wins mental games as well as matches
Jason Day played some more mind games in his 4-and-2 victory over Paul Casey on Thursday in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
Fowler easily defeats Mickelson in marquee match of Day 2 at Accenture
Hotter than his matching pink shirt and shoes, Rickie Fowler led a dynamic charge of the next generation Thursday in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
Ichihara of Japan on top after Day 1 of British Open qualifier in Thailand
Japan’s Kodai Ichihara enjoyed a successful day with the putter on Thursday as he charged into the first-round lead in the Asian edition of International Final Qualifying (IFQ) for the British Open.
Arimura leads Tseng by two at HSBC Champions, with Gulbis three back
Japan’s Chie Arimura overcame strong winds to shoot a 4-under 68 and take a one stroke lead after the first round of the HSBC Women’s Champions on Thursday.
Beckman set for Mayakoba defense against Vegas, Baddeley and Daly
Cameron Beckman is content to defend his title in the Mayakoba Golf Classic after failing to qualify for the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
Minority Report: University of Maryland Eastern Shore
In January 2008, with great pride, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in the quaint town of Princess Anne became the first historically black college accredited by the PGA of America to offer the PGA Golf Management University Program to its students.
A Quick Nine: Best courses in Southern California
Few places in the world can boast as many beautiful public golf courses as Southern California.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Accenture Match Play Notebook: In at last minute, Holmes wins first match
J.B. Holmes was the last man to get in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. He was one of the first to reach the second round.
Woods and defending champ Poulter knocked out on Day 1 of Match Play
The slow road back for Tiger Woods took another detour Wednesday when he followed a clutch birdie with a shocking shot into the desert and lost to Thomas Bjorn in the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
Tseng seeks fourth straight victory as LPGA Tour tees it up in Singapore
Yani Tseng of Taiwan, the No. 1 player in the world, tees off at this week’s HSBC Women’s Champions with a chance to capture her fourth straight tournament title.
Local Knowledge: 2011 Accenture Match Play Championship
This week the PGA Tour travels to Marana, Ariz., for the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Dove Mountain. We caught up with PGA Head Professional Jeff McCormick for some Local Knowledge.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
One year later, focus on Woods about his results, not words spoken far away
Tiger Woods is the talk of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship again. At least this year it’s about how he plays, not what he says. That doesn’t mean his prospects are any better.