PGA News Archive

Tuesday, August 10, 2010
European Tour presses UK leaders on tax law that could hamper Ryder Cup
European Tour officials are in talks with the British government to change tax rules that potentially could deter leading golfers from playing in the Ryder Cup in October. "These tax rules are discouraging leading sportsmen and sportswomen from competition in Britain," Mitchell Platts, the tour's
Monday, August 09, 2010
Woods to talk to Pavin as U.S. Ryder Cup points race nears its end
Tiger Woods is scheduled to meet U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Corey Pavin at the PGA Championship this week with his golf game now appearing to resemble what has happened to his private life this past year -- a total shambles.
Woods to join Mickelson in returning to HSBC Champions in Shanghai
Tiger Woods will play in the HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai in November. It will be Woods’ fourth visit to the Sheshan International Golf Club.
Senior Players Championship offers free admission to all fans this season
Admission will be free at this year’s Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship. The PGA Tour announced Monday that tickets are on the house for all spectators during the entire week at this year’s final major on the Champions Tour. The Senior Players Championship will be held Oct.
Rohanna sets scoring record on first day of Women's Amateur stroke play
A touch of luck and a ton of confidence from a 25-foot birdie putt to on the first hole were all Rachel Rohanna needed to beat the heat. Rohanna, an all-Big Ten player at Ohio State, set a U.S.
Sunday, August 08, 2010
A Lesson Learned: Stay true to your strategy
It was fortunate for Hunter Mahan that he made a bunch of key putts down the stretch at Firestone, because several times it looked to like he either didn't have a pre-set strategy to play the final holes, or if he did, he didn't stick with it.
Vegas comes from way back to win Nationwide's Wichita Open by a shot
Jhonattan Vegas had waited a full year to win the Nationwide Tour’s Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open, a tournament he let slip away on the final day in 2009.
Montgomerie pondering Langer as a captain's pick for Ryder Cup team
European Captain Colin Montgomerie is considering handing a Ryder Cup wild card to Bernhard Langer, even though the German is now on the Champions Tour. The 53-year-old Langer played the last of his 10 Ryder Cups at The Belfry in 2002. In the last three weeks, however, he has won both the Seni
See ya later: Garcia to take two-month break after PGA Championship
Faced with choosing between the start of the FedExCup playoffs on the PGA Tour or the final Ryder Cup qualifying event on the European Tour, Sergio Garcia reached a surprising decision. He's not playing either. Garcia said Sunday he plans to take a two-month break after the PGA Championship ne
Frost rides final-round 61 to record- setting victory at 3M Championship
Midway through his final round, the only question was whether David Frost could set a 3M Championship scoring record. He did so with his final stroke. Frost made a 25-foot putt for eagle on the 18th hole to finish an 11-under 61 on Sunday and win the title in record-setting fashion. "The ho
Gustafson trimphs in AIB Ladies Irish Open at site of 2011 Solheim Cup
Sophie Gustafson shot a superb final-round 66 Sunday to win a thrilling AIB Ladies Irish Open by a single shot at Killeen Castle.
Mahan wins WGC-Bridgestone, nails down spot on U.S. Ryder Cup team
Hunter Mahan is doing things he never imagined possible, on and off the golf course. He thought it was "crazy talk" when friends told him he would know immediately when he fell in love, until he met former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader Kandi Harris in December and proposed to her in June. How abo
Lunde rallies for first win, by one over Henry at Turning Stone Resort
Less than five years after Bill Lunde quit competitive golf, he earned a spot in next week's PGA Championship by winning the Turning Stone Resort Championship on Sunday. Lunde shot 6-under 66 and rallied for the come-from-behind victory with a 17-under 271 total on the 7,482-yard Atunyote Golf Cl
Woods finishes dismal week with 77, ends up in second-to-last place
Tiger Woods has never looked worse. As he has done so often on Sunday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Woods doffed his cap as he walked up toward the 18th green to warm applause from fans who occupied every seat in the grandstand. Only there was no trophy waiting for him.
Saturday, August 07, 2010
Castro leads Bowditch by one after 54 holes of Nationwide Wichita Open
After holding the lead at the end of a Nationwide Tour round for the first time following the second round of the Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open, Roberto Castro decided he liked the vantage point.
WGC-Bridgestone Notes: Kuchar's best pal is longest club in his bag
Matt Kuchar enters the final round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational alone in third place, one shot back of co-leaders Ryan Palmer and Sean O'Hair.
Fujikawa gets first win on mainland, by nine shots in eGolf Tour finale
Hawaii teenager Tadd Fujikawa won for the first time on the mainland Saturday, earning a nine-shot victory in the eGolf Professional Tour's season finale. Fujikawa closed with a 4-under 68 for a nine-shot victory in the eGolf Tour Championship.
Calcavecchia and Frost share two- shot advantage at 3M Championship
David Frost and Mark Calcavecchia were a stark contrast coming off the 18th green Saturday, even though they are tied for the lead after two rounds of the 3M Championship. Calcavecchia held a three-shot lead after 16 holes, but bogeyed the final two holes to finish with a 66.
Cejka holds lead of two over Couch after 54 holes at Turning Stone Resort
Alex Cejka shot a 5-under 67 to move to 15 under and take a two-stroke lead after Saturday's third round at the Turning Stone Resort Championship. Chris Couch tied the course record with a 63 and was alone in second place at 13 under.
O'Hair and Palmer lead a crowded board at WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
Sean O'Hair and Ryan Palmer kept firing at flags and making birdies until they wound up tied for the lead in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Saturday.