PGA News Archive

Saturday, July 02, 2011
Medalist Mills of Clemson tops Ernst of UNLV to win U.S. Public Links
Clemson's Corbin Mills became the first qualifying medalist to win the U.S. Amateur Public Links in 11 years, holing a 5-foot par putt on the 37th hole Saturday to finish off UNLV's Derek Ernst.
Lu takes Montreal Championship lead from Cook and Huston with 63
Taiwan's Chien-soon Lu shot a 9-under 63 on Saturday to match the course record and take a one-stroke lead over John Cook after the second round of the Champions Tour's Montreal Championship.
PGA Tour Notebook: Poulter reaches No. 1, in one obvious category
Ian Poulter once told a British magazine that when he reaches his full potential, it will be just him and Tiger Woods. Turns out the battle for No. 1 has come down to Poulter and Stewart Cink. On Twitter.
Watney and Fowler share lead, but AT&T National wide open after Day 3
Before he even teed off, Rickie Fowler knew this was going to be a different day at the AT&T National. The course record already had been matched, with several other low rounds in progress at suddenly soft Aronimink Golf Club. One thought crossed his mind: Go time.
England's Foster and Morrison share French Open lead after third round
Mark Foster of England shot a 3-under 68 Saturday to share a one-stroke lead with compatriot James Morrison after the third round of the European Tour’s Alstom French Open. Foster made up for two bogeys with five birdies for a 9-under total of 204.
Beisiegel rebounds on Day 2, but misses cut in her Canadian Tour debut
Isabelle Beisiegel followed her opening 7-over 78 with a 1-under 70 on Friday in her Canadian Tour debut to miss the cut by five strokes in the ATB Financial Classic at Bearspaw Country Club.
Friday, July 01, 2011
Mills of Clemson to face UNLV star Ernst in U.S. Public Links finals
Qualifying medalist Corbin Mills and Derek Ernst each won two matches in windy conditions Friday to advance to the U.S. Amateur Public Links final on Bandon Dunes' Old Macdonald course.
Texas prep star Dodd and Vietnam's Do reach final of Women's Publinx
UCLA's Brianna Do and Texas high school star Marissa Dodd advanced to the 36-hole final in the Women's U.S. Amateur Public Links at Bandon Dunes.
Cook and Huston tie course record, share lead at Montreal Championship
John Cook and John Huston shot 9-under 63s on Friday to match the course record and share the first-round lead in the Montreal Championship, the Champions Tour's lone Canadian event.
Choi ties Aronimink course record, leads AT&T National at halfway point
If seeing the putts drop for birdie were not enough, K.J. Choi noticed his gallery growing and getting more excited for him Friday at Aronimink in the AT&T National. "I started feeling that ... I'm working toward a special round," Choi said.
B. Watson misses cut at French Open, blames distracting French fans
Bubba Watson missed the cut Friday at the European Tour’s Alstom French Open, suggesting fan behavior and poor security contributed to his disappointing performance.
Omega, PGA of America sign 5-year strategic marketing, sponsorship deal
BIEL, Switzerland and PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (July 1, 2011) -- OMEGA, the Swiss maker of prestige watches, and The PGA of America, today announced a far-reaching strategic marketing and sponsorship agreement that will carry through 2016.
Female qualifier Beisiegel shoots 78 in her first round on Canadian Tour
Isabelle Beisiegel shot a 7-over 78 on Thursday in her Canadian Tour debut to fall 12 strokes behind the first-round leaders in the ATB Financial Classic at Bearspaw Country Club.
College stars dominate U.S. Amateur Public Links field of quarterfinalists
Qualifying medalist Corbin Mills advanced to the U.S. Amateur Public Links quarterfinals Thursday, beating NCAA champion John Peterson and Talor Gooch on Bandon Dunes’ Old Macdonald course.
Woods' niece wins twice to make it to Women's Public Links quarterfinals
Qualifying medalist Cheyenne Woods, the niece of Tiger Woods, advanced to the quarterfinals in the Women’s U.S. Amateur Public Links, winning two matches Thursday at Bandon Dunes’ Bandon Trails course.
A Sense of Huber: Course, Interrupted
I am a dues-paying member of the Atlanta Athletic Club, have been for the last 28 years, will be until they kick me out for parking in the handicap zone or smuggling my own sandwiches.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Club Test 2011: Srixon Z-Star Driver
From Golf Magazine (March, 2011) Category: Game-Improvement Drivers We tested: 9°, 10.5° with Miyazaki Dromos graphite shaft
Point leader Lehman headlines second edition of Montreal Championship
With the Montreal Championship set to begin on Canada Day, Champions Tour points leader Tom Lehman didn’t miss the occasion to get into the holiday spirit.
Scott shares lead with Haas at AT&T National, where only 28 break par
Adam Scott must have felt as though he got another crack at the U.S. Open on Thursday in the AT&T National. Only this course felt more like a U.S. Open.
Golf writer Ramsey dies at 75 after cancer battle, honored by Nicklaus
Longtime Australian golf writer Tom Ramsey has died at 75. He fought cancer for a decade and died Wednesday.