PGA News Archive

Friday, July 16, 2010
Michigan's Kim to face McDaniel of Arizona in finals of U.S. Public Links
Lion Kim birdied his final two holes to beat Kevin Phelan in the semifinals of the U.S.
Bettencourt leads DiMarco by one shot at PGA Tour's Reno-Tahoe Open
Matt Bettencourt shot a 6-under-par 66 for a one-stroke lead over PGA Tour veteran Chris DiMarco through the first round of the Reno-Tahoe Open on Thursday. Will MacKenzie, the 2006 Reno champion, is tied with Craig Bowden another stroke back at 4-under 68 at Montreux Golf & Country Club.
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Tomasulo keeps last week's hot streak going at Nationwide Chiquita Classic
There are hot streaks and then there are hot streaks. Peter Tomasulo is suddenly on a streak that is rarely seen in the game of golf.
Rhoden eyes three-peat at American Century Celebrity Golf Championship
Billy Joe Tolliver likes to tell people that he and Rick Rhoden have combined to win half of all the American Century Celebrity Golf Championships that have been played at Lake Tahoe the past 20 years. The wisecracking, ex-NFL quarterback doesn’t always mention that only two of those trophies bel
Medalist Griffin loses to Fla. State's Graham at U.S. Amateur Public Links
Florida State’s Wesley Graham ousted stroke-play medalist John-Tyler Griffin of Georgia Tech in the round of 32 and went on to eliminate Canada’s Garrett Rank on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals in the U.S.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Rollins back to rediscover good vibes and defend title at Reno-Tahoe Open
John Rollins admits he would rather be at St.
Medalist Griffin gets past first round of match play in U.S. Public Links
Medalist John-Tyler Griffin played 18 holes advanced through the first round of match play in the U.S. Amateur Public Links on Wednesday. Griffin, a Georgia Tech golfer from Wilson, N.C., defeated Andrew Perez of Oxnard, Calif., 1-up to move on at Bryan Park Golf and Conference Center.
A Quick Nine: Who will win the Open Championship?
You’d be hard-pressed to find a tournament more special than an Open Championship played at St. Andrews, golf’s Holy Grail.
Georgia Tech's Griffin takes medalist honors at U.S. Amateur Public Links
Georgia Tech’s John-Tyler Griffin, playing in his home state, secured medalist honors in the U.S. Amateur Public Links on Tuesday by shooting a 4-under 67. Griffin, from Wilson, was 9-under 133 after two rounds of stroke play at Bryan Park Golf and Conference Center.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
2010 Ryder Cup Points Team Standings (as of 07/11/10)
The United States points system will determine the top eight players for the 2010 United States Ryder Cup Team.
Countdown to Whistling Straits: 30 Days to Go
In 1965, Herbert Warren Wind wrote of Dave Marr: "It is probably an exaggeration to call Dave Marr, as some have done, the Adlai Stevenson of golf, but unlike most of the players on the tour, he does show marked egghead tendencies." If thinking long and hard make the champion, then Marr had the r
PGA Play Golf America Days Coming to Wisconsin Saturday and Sunday
The first 80 people who pre-register for each event at PlayGolfAmerica.com and attend the Play Golf America Day will receive a free pair of tickets to one of the 92nd PGA Championship practice rounds. Make plans to attend the PGA Championship Play Golf America Days scheduled for Saturday (July 17
Welcome Reception, Golf, Special Events and Networking Opportunities Abundant at the 2010 PGA Fall Expo
PGA Professionals, golf buyers and industry leaders from throughout the United States and global golf destinations can anticipate a full schedule of special events, golf tournaments and outings, allied association meetings and professional networking opportunities at the 2010 PGA Fall Expo, August 1
2010 Special Olympics USA National Games Open July 18 in Lincoln, Neb.
Next week, a roster of 179 golfers from 39 states will compete at the 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games in Lincoln, Neb., July 18-23.
Family Golf Month and Growing the Game on Full Display at Pine Meadows Golf Club in Illinois
PGA Professional Dennis Johnsen is an expert in Family Golf Month - it is a recurring theme his facility, Pine Meadows Golf Club in Mundelein Ill., carries throughout the year. Johnsen, the PGA general manager and head professional, hosts "Family Fun Nights," a weekend promotion where a special c
Utah to Host First PGA Play Golf America Day for Individuals With Disabilities
Three years ago, as Jeff Burley was hired by adaptive program manager for Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation, his supervisor had a simple directive: Go out and provide more adaptive recreation programs. In other words, think outside the box. For Burley, it was just what he needed to hear.
PGA Professional Corey Aurand Named PGA Golf Properties Senior Director
The PGA of America has named Corey Aurand as its Senior Director of PGA Golf Properties, which presently encompasses the facilities at PGA Village St. Lucie, PGA Village Verano, PGA Village The Bahamas and Valhalla Golf Club.
World Golf Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam to Speak at 35th Junior PGA Championship
The PGA of America and Sycamore Hills Golf Club have announced that World Golf Hall of Fame member Annika Sorenstam will speak to participants competing in the 35th Junior PGA Championship. Annika will address many of the top junior golfers in the country at the Championship Welcome Dinner, Aug.
Monday, July 12, 2010
UNLV player Ernst leads by one after first day of U.S. Amateur Public Links
Derek Ernst from UNLV shot a 6-under 65 for a one-shot lead on John-Tyler Griffin of Georgia Tech after the first round of the U.S.
PGA Tour season's only half over, but surely it's one of the most surreal
Tiger Woods is assured at least one trophy this year. Even though he tied for 46th at the recent AT&T National -- his first time out of the top 40 in five years among tournaments that he completed -- Woods stayed at No. 1 in the world.