PGA News Archive

Friday, December 02, 2011
Woods starts strong, then stutters late, builds big lead at Chevron Challenge
Tiger Woods knows he's playing better than he has in the last two years, and he has the leaderboard to prove it.
Song stretches her lead to five strokes after Day 3 at LPGA Tour Q-School
Christine Song shot a 2-under 70 in windy conditions Friday on LPGA International's Champions Course to increase her lead to five strokes after the third round of the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament.
McDowell recovers from double bogey to take halfway lead at Nedbank
Graeme McDowell recovered from a double-bogey 7 at No. 14 to birdie two of his last three holes Friday for a 5-under 67 and a one-shot second-round lead at the Nedbank Golf Challenge.
McIlroy hangs on to share Hong Kong Open lead with Quiros after 36 holes
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland retained a share of the lead at the UBS Hong Kong Open on Friday after shooting a 1-under 69 in the second round. The U.S. Open champion was joined at 7-under 133 by first-round co-leader Alvaro Quiros of Spain, who also had a 69.
Parry shares 36-hole lead with Geary and Kennedy in New Zealand Open
Two-time PGA Tour winner Craig Parry birdied the final three holes Friday for a 3-under 69 and a share of the second-round lead in the New Zealand Open.
Thursday, December 01, 2011
Claxton leads PGA Tour Q-school by one shot over Jones and English
Will Claxton shot a 2-under 70 in windy conditions Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over Matt Jones and Harris English after the second round of the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament. The top 25 in the six-round event at PGA West will earn 2012 PGA Tour cards.
Choi takes three-shot lead on Woods and Stricker at Chevron Challenge
K.J. Choi opened with five straight birdies. Tiger Woods looked as good as he did in Australia, making his fourth birdie with a 3-iron to an elevated green on the par-5 fifth that covered the flag.
Song and Kono remain 1-2 after two days at LPGA Tour Q-School
Christine Song shot a 2-under 70 on Thursday in windy conditions on LPGA International's Legends Course to take a two-stroke lead over former UCLA star Stephanie Kono after the second round of the 90-hole LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament.
Westwood and Schwartzel ahead by one after Day 1 at Nedbank Challenge
Defending champion Lee Westwood birdied the last hole to shoot a 4-under 68 and share the first-round lead with Masters winner Charl Schwartzel at the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Thursday.
McIlroy shares lead with Quiros and Horsey at UBS Hong Kong Open
U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy shot a 6-under 64 in blustery conditions on Thursday to share the lead with Alvaro Quiros and David Horsey after the opening round of the UBS Hong Kong Open. The event is co-sanctioned by the European Tour and Asian Tour.
Cusdin, Kennedy share one-shot lead after first round of New Zealand Open
Jim Cusdin shot a 4-under 68 to grab a share of the lead after the first round of the New Zealand Open on Thursday. The Kiwi was tied with Brad Kennedy of Australia in the first major sports event to be held in Christchurch since a Feb. 22 earthquake killed 182 people.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Woods headed in the right direction after tuning up game in Australia
Tiger Woods barely qualified for his own tournament at the Chevron World Challenge, an indication that the last two years have been the worst stretch of his career. His last two weeks of competition allow for a much better outlook.
Summerhays and Claxton lead PGA Tour Q-School after first of six days
Will Claxton and Daniel Summerhays topped the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament leaderboard at 8-under 64 after the first round Wednesday at PGA West. The top 25 in the six-round event will earn 2012 PGA Tour cards.
Disney World win validates status as world No. 1, says Donald at Nedbank
Five weeks after a stunning finish at Disney World, Luke Donald returns to competition at the Nedbank Challenge feeling refreshed and validated at No. 1.
Song leads amateur Kono by one as LPGA Tour Q-School gets under way
Christine Song shot a 6-under 66 on Wednesday to take a one-stroke lead over former UCLA star Stephanie Kono after the first round of the 90-hole LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament. Song and Kono, still an amateur, opened on LPGA International’s Champions Course.
Notebook: UCLA star Cantlay gets spot in British Open after rule change
UCLA sophomore Patrick Cantlay is going to the British Open under a new qualifying category for golf’s oldest championship.
The "Hot"-test thing in clubfitting
There is an old golf adage that has held true for decades, centuries even.
A Quick Nine: What's on your holiday wish list?
Things will change soon, I'm sure, but here in Southeastern New England we're enjoying an unbelievable Indian summer. For the last two weeks, temperatures have consistently been in the low-to-mid 60s.
Woods' absence from winner's circle allows youth in golf to finally shine
The pool of young talent in golf has never looked deeper.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Notebook: Watney hooked on surfing, can't wait to catch his next wave
Nick Watney has no plans to leave Las Vegas for the North Shore, but one venture into some rather tiny waves was all it took for him to get hooked on surfing.