PGA News Archive

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
After two straight runner-ups, McIlroy seeks breakthrough win in Hong Kong
Two-time UBS Hong Kong Open runner-up Rory McIlroy is hoping a new level of professional contentment can help him end his 2010 European Tour drought at the Fanling course this weekend.
Asian Captain Ozaki loads his Royal Trophy team with rising young stars
Asia opted for youth for the Royal Trophy golf competition against Europe, selecting four young players among five named on Tuesday. South Koreans Kim Kyung-tae, 24, and Noh Seung-yul, 19, were joined by Japanese players Yuta Ikeda, 24, Shusuke Sonoda, 21, and the earlier-named Ryo Ishikawa, 19.
Monday, November 15, 2010
O'Meara-Price team wins ADT Skills Challenge over Couples-Johnson
Mark O’Meara and Nick Price won the 19th annual ADT Golf Skills Challenge at The Breakers on Monday. The duo beat Fred Couples and Dustin Johnson in the reverse scramble final, in which teams picked the worst shot of the opponents to be played throughout the 4-par, 10th hole. The finalists had
A week's worth of tweets, Nov. 8-14
Many prominent golf companies and pro tour players have taken to Twitter to talk about their equipment. Here is a round-up of some of the most interesting golf equipment-related Twitter entries from the week of Nov.
Woods playing better in streaks, but he spends a full year stuck on 82 wins
The trophy case for Tiger Woods is collecting dust. He finally gave the big crowds at Victoria Golf Club something to cheer in the final hour of the Australian Masters on Sunday by making two eagles in a four-hole stretch and closing with a 6-under 65 to get his name on the leaderboard for the
Drug suspension lifted, Barron heads to Q-School to try to regain status
Doug Barron had a marathon day of golf by his standards, leaving him more excited than he was exhausted. Only a few months ago, he had no energy for anything, even after a long night of sleep.
Career Feats: Furyk named PGA Player of the Year; Kuchar earns first Vardon Trophy
Jim Furyk's strong finish at the end of the season, which included a rally to win the Tour Championship, vaulted him to his first PGA Player of the Year Award. Furyk won three events during the 2010 season, just enough to surpass U.S.
Lawsuit between two golfers raises question of when to yell 'fore'
Two doctors are playing golf on Long Island. One hits such a poor shot from the rough that it hits his partner, standing somewhere off to the side, in the head. Whose fault is that? New York’s top court will hear arguments Tuesday about whether Dr.
Scott tops Hansen by three shots to win Singapore Open in Monday finish
Australia's Adam Scott won the Barclays Singapore Open for the third time, completing a 3-under 68 in a Monday finish for a three-stroke victory over Denmark's Anders Hansen.
Sunday, November 14, 2010
Merritt pockets $1 million after three- man playoff for Kodak Challenge
Troy Merritt saved his PGA Tour card.
Kim zooms past Pettersen to grab win at Lorena Ochoa Invitational
South Korea's In-Kyung Kim won the Lorena Ochoa Invitational on Sunday for her third LPGA Tour title, closing with an 8-under 64 for a three-stroke stroke victory over Suzann Pettersen. Kim played the front nine in 6-under 30 and added three birdies and a bogey on the final nine. "I don't know
Garrigus wins at Disney, Thatcher is second, both keep PGA Tour cards
Robert Garrigus was on the final hole with a three-stroke lead. The gallery was lined up along the ropes. The cameras were focusing on his every move.
Bensel of New York wins Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship
In a closely contested final round that came down to the back nine on Sunday, Frank Bensel of Purchase, N.Y., separated himself from the field with a final-round 3-under par-69 and 277 total to claim the 34th Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship title, edging Travis Deibert of Jamison, Pa., by t
Ishikawa wins Taiheiyo Masters for his third title on Japan Tour in 2010
Japanese teenager Ryo Ishikawa won the Mitsui Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Masters on Sunday, shooting a 5-under 67 to hold off Australian Brendan Jones for his third title of the year on the Japan Tour.
Monday finish in store in Singapore, where Scott leads Poulter by three
Adam Scott has a three-stroke lead after eight holes of the suspended final round of the Barclays Singapore Open.
Appleby wins Australian Masters as Woods rallies late to finish fourth
Stuart Appleby ended a nine-year drought at home by winning the JBWere Australian Masters on Sunday, rallying from a seven-shot deficit with birdies on his last two holes for a 6-under 65. Just after Tiger Woods closed with a 65 and ensured he'd finish the year without a title, Appleby knocked in
Saturday, November 13, 2010
Five early birdies boost Pettersen to one-shot lead at Ochoa Invitational
Suzann Pettersen moved into position for her first LPGA Tour victory of the year, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational. Pettersen, the Norwegian star who has 10 top-five finishes season, was 12 under on the Guadalajara Country Club course.
Bensel of New York carries lead into finale at PGA Assistant Championship
On "moving day" at the 34th Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship, veteran Frank Bensel of Purchase, N.Y., used a third-round 3-under-par 69 and 208 total to grab a one-stroke lead Saturday over Adam Rainaud of South Hadley, Mass., heading into the final round at PGA Golf Club. In a round that
Thatcher leads by four, eyes fairy-tale ending at Disney World season finale
Roland Thatcher was at home a year ago after missing the cut at Disney World, stressfully updating the live money list on his computer to see if he would finish high enough to keep his PGA Tour card. Things will be up to him Sunday. Thatcher is on his way to an improbable bid to keep his card,
Amazing Davies captures 79th career victory in Women's Indian Open
England's Laura Davies won the Hero Honda Women's Indian Open on Saturday, triumphing in a four-way playoff at the DLF Golf and Country Club.