PGA News Archive

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Local Knowledge: 2013 HP Byron Nelson Championship
It's Texas two-step time on the PGA Tour as many of the world's top players travel to Dallas this week for the HP Byron Nelson Championship, followed up next week by the Colonial in Fort Worth.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Alabama to host two LPGA Tour events in 2014 with return to Prattville
MOBILE, Ala. -- The LPGA Tour will make two stops in Alabama next season, with the return of the Alabama LPGA Classic in Prattville after sitting out this year and the renewal of the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic, tour officials announced Tuesday.
Denmark will return to schedule in 2014 with event at Himmerland Resort
FARSO, Denmark – The European Tour will visit Denmark for the first time in more than a decade next year at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort.
Defending Travelers champ Leishman hopes golf can help heal Newtown
CROMWELL, Conn. -- When Australian golfer Marc Leishman heard about the December shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, he immediately went to his computer to look at a map.
The 'Adam Scott Effect' is under way in Australia
The United States isn't the only place where golf is growing right now. The game is also on the rise in Australia, which is home to golf's newest major champion, Adam Scott.
McIlroy might play in World Cup later this year, thanks to new format
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. Rory McIlroy said two weeks ago he would not be playing in the World Cup of Golf this year.
Notebook: Oosthuizen keeping U.S. Open plans flexible with baby due
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Louis Oosthuizen isn't making big plans to see Merion ahead of the U.S. Open because he's not sure he will be there. His wife, Nel-Mare, is expecting their third child on the Saturday of the tournament.
QED Style founder Mike McRae fixes something he didn't like
A Quick Nine: What's the toughest par 3 in golf?
Over the weekend at the Players Championship, we saw once again why the par-3 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass isn't only one of the most recognizable holes in golf, but also one of the most maddening for the top players in the world.
Royal Liverpool to host 2019 Walker Cup during its 150th anniversary year
LIVERPOOL, England -- Royal Liverpool Golf Club (Hoylake) has been named as the venue for the 2019 Walker Cup match, the U.S. Golf Association has announced.
Ashworth Golf turns attention to 'short game' with launch of 'Pants Petition'
Monday, May 13, 2013
Nike Golf TW '14 shoes modified for power and flexibility
Nike Golf's timing could hardly be better, as the company revealed the details of the latest edition of its Tiger Woods golf shoes the day after Woods won The Players Championship while wearing the shoes in competition for the very first time.
Woods' Players victory latest example of how he wins simply by not losing
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus have never had a conversation longer than a couple of minutes, and rarely about golf. Maybe it's because they already think along the same lines when it comes to winning tournaments.
Woods stretches world ranking lead to its largest margin in three years
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- One bad tee shot made Tiger Woods appear vulnerable. One clutch par putt and a critical birdie made him look invincible.
A week's worth of golf equipment tweets, May 6-12, 2013
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Players Notebook: Maggert falters, but gets his best finish since 2006
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Jeff Maggert will remember one thing about The Players Championship. 
A Lesson Learned: Give par a chance
Hey, stop me if you've heard this one before. Tiger Woods goes out and wins on the PGA Tour. Actually, you've probably heard it quite a few times (78 to be exact!).
What's in the winners' bags for the week of May 12, 2013
What equipment did Tiger Woods use to achieve victory at The Players Championship? We take a peek in his bag to check out the gear that earned him the big check for the week of May 12:
Woods wins Players Championship for second time for 78th PGA Tour title
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- A weekend filled with sharp words between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia came down to one last showdown Sunday in The Players Championship, this one staged across the water in a tiny, terrifying section of the TPC Sawgrass. 
Bethune-Cookman men and women earn titles at PGA Minority CGC