PGA News Archive

Thursday, July 29, 2010
Compton and Every shoot 63s to grab lead in inaugural Greenbrier Classic
Erik Compton is a walking billboard for organ donation and sheer determination.
Tseng and Hull both eagle final hole to share lead at Women's British Open
Taiwan’s Yani Tseng and Australian Katherine Hull posted 5-under 68s Thursday to lead by a stroke after the first round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale. Tseng, twice a major winner in this year’s Kraft Nabisco Championship and the 2008 LPGA Championship, staked her claim to a
Howell leads Clarke and McIlroy on a surprising opening day at Irish Open
Former Ryder Cup star David Howell's determination not to let his career sink without trace finally paid rich dividends on Thursday.
Couples back in Seattle for US Senior Open as favorite and hometown hero
Fred Couples arrived at the U.S.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Teen shoots 14-under 57 in Alabama Boys State Junior Championship
Bobby Wyatt shot a 57 at the Alabama Boys State Junior Championship. The University of Alabama-bound teen, who turns 18 this weekend, had 12 birdies, an eagle and five pars Wednesday on the par-71, 6,628-yard course at the Country Club of Mobile.
Furyk looks to take FedExCup points lead with win at Greenbrier Classic
Carl Pettersson felt as if someone had turned back the clock when he arrived at West Virginia’s historic Greenbrier resort this week. There’s the white facade of the regal hotel, quaint cottages, horses towing carriages along tree-lined streets, and the Sam Snead’s personal playground: the 96-yea
Defending champion Woods confirms entry into Bridgestone Invitational
Tiger Woods has entered the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational next week at Firestone, where he is the defending champion and a seven-time winner. Woods won last year by rallying to beat Padraig Harrington, becoming the first player to win a PGA Tour event seven times on the same course.
Turner Sports, PGA to Offer 3D Coverage of PGA Championship
When the best golfers in the world head to Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisc., in August for the year’s final major championship – the 92nd PGA Championship – fans will be able to experience the game like never before.
Steady Harrington knows he needs to step it up to make Ryder Cup team
Padraig Harrington would be "gutted absolutely" and "devastated" if he was not part of Europe's team at the Ryder Cup in October. With only five weeks left in the points race, the three-time major champion admits he is in a "very perilous" position down at 17th place.
European Tour's first 59 could be in the cards this week, says McDowell
Graeme McDowell believes the European Tour's first-ever 59 is possible this week -- just days after he achieved the magic figure for the first time in his life. The U.S.
PGA Championship invitation boosts Clarke's hopes of making Ryder team
Darren Clarke's hopes of playing his way back onto the European Ryder Cup team -- and forcing Captain Colin Montgomerie to find another assistant -- have received a huge boost. Currently 21st on the points table but with a chance of moving into the all-important top nine at this week's 3 Irish Op
2010 Ryder Cup Points Team Standings (as of 07/25/10)
Eight U.S. Team members will be determined following the 92nd PGA Championship, Aug. 15, at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.; U.S. Ryder Cup Team Captain Corey Pavin will make his four remaining selections on Sept. 7. U.S.
Top Names in Golf to Participate in Next Month’s PGA Fall Expo
New timing, new location and new programs are driving participation from top brands such as Callaway Golf, Cleveland/Srixon, Cobra-PUMA and PING among some 200 golf vendors, resulting in pre-registration of even more influential golf retailers for 2010 PGA Fall Expo events during Las Vegas Fashion W
Nicklaus/PGA of America Teaching Grants Awarded to 10 Chapters of the First Tee
The PGA of America, in conjunction with golf legend Jack Nicklaus, has awarded teaching grants totaling $50,000 to 10 Chapters of The First Tee representing six states. To date, 178 of the 201 active Chapters of The First Tee worldwide have been recipients of either a PGA of America or Nicklaus/P
Rohrer Achieves Gold Medal & 54-Hole Record at the 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games
Special Olympics golfer Scott Rohrer of York, S.C., concluded a banner week of play at the Highlands Golf Course Wednesday, posting a second consecutive 3-over-par 75 for a 54-hole Special Olympics national competition scoring record of 5-over-par 221, earning the gold medal in the Level V Individua
35th Junior PGA Championship to Feature Elite Field Competing for Jack Nicklaus and Patty Berg Trophies
An elite field of junior golfers in both the girls' and boys' divisions will converge on Syacmore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne, Ind., Aug.
92nd PGA Championship Exhibit is Unveiled at the PGA Historical Center
The 92nd PGA Championship will be showcased at the PGA Historical Center in Port St. Lucie, Fla., via a new exhibit of iconic photography that debuts this Thursday, July 29.
Countdown to Whistling Straits; Meet the 20 PGA Club Professionals – Part 2
The 92nd PGA Championship field features 20 PGA Professionals who earned a berth through the 43rd PGA Professional National Championship, June 27-30, at French Lick (Ind.) Resort. PGA NEWS follows the path of the 20 to Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis., and today continues a four-part series that
Play Golf America’s Family Course Program Makes Golf More Accessible
Play Golf America continues to make the game of golf more enjoyable, affordable and accessible to people of all ages and skill levels with the continued growth of the PGA Family Course Program and a partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The PGA Family Course Progra
Local Knowledge: 2010 Greenbrier Classic
In the past, The Greenbrier in West Virginia has played host to such prestigious events as the Ryder Cup and the Solheim Cup. This week, the world-class resort welcomes the PGA Tour for the inaugural Greenbrier Classic.