PGA News Archive

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Jimenez looking for title, McDowell looking for touch at Austrian Open
European Ryder Cup teammates Miguel Angel Jimenez and Graeme McDowell tee up in the Austrian Open on Thursday with contrasting buildups. Jimenez wants to maintain the solid form that has netted him three titles this year, while McDowell hopes to rediscover his touch at the Diamond Country Club af
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Race for PGA Tour's Player of Year still wide open heading to East Lake
The race for PGA Tour player of the year has only widened since the start of the FedExCup playoffs. Matt Kuchar’s win at The Barclays was a reminder how consistently well he has played this year.
Ribs popping out of place a painful inconvenience for tough-guy Mahan
Hunter Mahan makes it sound as though his pre-round routine is eat, stretch, hit balls and pop his ribs into place. Mahan appeared to show discomfort in his back during the third round of the BMW Championship.
Streelman and Overton latest two to qualify for Masters without winning
Kevin Streelman and Jeff Overton are among five players in the Tour Championship who will be making their Masters debut next April.
Westwood's injury improves U.S.'s chances at Ryder Cup, says McGinley
European Ryder Cup Vice-Captain Paul McGinley believes that ongoing concerns over the fitness of Lee Westwood have boosted America's hopes of retaining the Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor next month. Westwood hasn’t played since being forced to pull out of last month's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and
After her third win of year, Taiwan's Tseng says she wants to be No. 1
Taiwan’s Yani Tseng says she aims to become the world’s No. 1 women’s golfer. Tseng won the P&G Northwest Arkansas Championship on Sunday for her third LPGA Tour victory of the season.
California to Host 2010 Senior PGA Professional National Championship
In just 23 days, the Senior PGA Professional National Championship will be contested at Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells, Calif., and Rancho La Quinta Country Club in La Quinta, Calif. Defending Champion Bill Britton of Rumson, N.J., will lead a 264-player field that consists of PGA Professio
Stricker Clings to Top Spot in Race for PGA Player of the Year Award
Steve Stricker's steady play this season has enabled him to hold on to a narrow lead over Matt Kuchar and Phil Mickelson in the race for the 2010 PGA Player of the Year Award. Kuchar, who has made a strong run in the past few months, leads Stricker by 0.0129 of a stroke in one of the tightest rac
Countdown to the Celtic Manor: 18 Days until 38th Ryder Cup
In just two weeks, the 38th Ryder Cup makes its first appearance in Wales at the Celtic Manor Resort's Twenty Ten Course.
Official Guide to the 38th Ryder Cup Set to be Distributed to Retail Outlets
The PGA of America's Official Guide to the 38th Ryder Cup is set to be distributed to select retail newsstands and PGA Professional-staffed facilities on September 18th.
N.Y. native Mrva heads national award recipients as 2010 PGA Golf Professional of the Year
Jim Mrva, the PGA head professional at Monroe Golf Club in Pittsford, N.Y., who for more than 28 years has molded the careers of PGA Professionals and countless youth, has been named the 57th recipient of the PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award, the highest annual honor bestowed by The PGA of Am
Monday, September 13, 2010
European Tour Notebook: Westwood to return to stroke play in Portugal
World No. 3 Lee Westwood will defend his title in the Portugal Masters title in October, 12 months after the victory that ignited his ascent to the summit of European golf.
Weird season for Woods limps to end with future performance still up in air
Leave it to the PGA Tour to find the upside of Tiger Woods missing out on the Tour Championship. In a press release Monday promoting the 30-man field at East Lake, it notes that Woods’ failure to qualify for the last playoff event guarantees there will be a new FedExCup champion this year. Phi
Wie to end season with trip to Dubai Ladies Masters in December again
Michelle Wie will end her season by playing in the Dubai Ladies Masters, the final Ladies European Tour event of the year. Tour officials announced Monday that Wie will be in the field at the $642,330 event from Dec.
A Lesson Learned: Turn bad days into big wins
In what has to be one of the most popular wins on the PGA Tour this year, Dustin Johnson won his second event of the year and the Ryder Cup team member is now on the short list for "Player of the Year" honors. Congratulations Dustin on an outstanding week and a job well done.
Sunday, September 12, 2010
Putnam comes from behind to snag three-shot win in Utah Championship
Michael Putnam fired a 4-under 67 Sunday to come from behind and win the Nationwide Tour’s Utah Championship by three strokes over Venezuela’s Jhonattan Vegas and New Zealand’s Bradley Iles. Putnam finished at 18-under 266 and collected his first victory since turning professional in 2005.
Tseng overtakes Wie to grab one-shot win in P&G NW Arkansas tournament
Taiwan's Yani Tseng won the P&G Northwest Arkansas Championship on Sunday for her third LPGA Tour victory of the year, shooting a 6-under 65 to rally past second-round leader Michelle Wie. Tseng birdied four of five holes early on the back nine, then held on for a one-stroke victory over Wie with
Johnson wins BMW Championship to end string of Sunday disappointments
Maybe now everyone will believe Dustin Johnson when he says he is over a summer of Sunday disappointments. First came an 82 on the final day of the U.S. Open.
Woods might not play in every match at Ryder Cup, says U.S. Captain Pavin
Tiger Woods is not guaranteed to play in the maximum five matches against Europe in next month’s Ryder Cup. The top-ranked Woods, chosen as one of U.S.
Kaymer cruises to KLM Open win in first start since PGA Championship
Germany's Martin Kaymer claimed an impressive four-shot win in the KLM Open on Sunday -- the fifth victory in a row by a member of Europe's Ryder Cup eam. "I think I am ready to win again," the world No.