PGA News Archive

Sunday, September 26, 2010
Defending champ Smith among three on top in U.S. Mid-Am stroke play
Defending champion Nathan Smith, Scott Harvey and Tim Hogarth shared medalist honors Sunday in the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship with 36-hole, stroke-play totals of even-par 144.
After struggling at East Lake, Kuchar settles for $3 million consolation prize
Matt Kuchar earned a $3 million consolation prize on Sunday to go some way toward making him feel better after struggling at East Lake. Kuchar came into the Tour Championship as the top seed, knowing he was assured of claiming the FedExCup and a $10 million prize if he won the season-ending event
Tour Championship Notebook: Furyk wins with second-hand $39 putter
Jim Furyk made his $10 million putt with a used club he bought for $39. After knocking in a little 2 1/2-footer to clinch the Tour Championship on Sunday, Furyk gave a plug to Joe & Leigh's Discount Golf Pro Shop in South Easton, Mass. Furyk has been using a heel-shafted putter he bought at th
Rookie Smith captures WNB Classic crown for his first Nationwide title
Nationwide Tour rookie Nate Smith rolled in a 35-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to fire a 6-under 66 and come from behind to win the WNB Golf Classic by two strokes over Venezuelan Fabian Gomez, Texan Brandt Jobe and Australian Alistair Presnell.
Bunker save on final hole gives Furyk Tour Championship, FedEx crowns
The biggest shot of his career gave Jim Furyk the biggest payoff in golf. Clinging to a one-shot lead, with a $10 million bonus riding on the outcome, Furyk nearly holed a bunker shot and knocked in the 2-foot par putt he had left to win the Tour Championship and capture a FedExCup title that cam
Cochran goes wire-to-wire at SAS for his second straight senior win
Russ Cochran won his second straight Champions Tour title, shooting a 1-under 71 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory over Tom Pernice Jr. in the SAS Championship.
Parry wins Vivendi Cup by two for his first European Tour victory
John Parry of England captured his first European Tour title Sunday, winning the Vivendi Cup by two strokes over Johan Edfors of Sweden after shooting a 2-under 70. The 23-year-old Parry, a former Walker Cup player who turned professional in 2007, finished at 17-under 271 at Golf de Joyenval Club
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Stiles waits out weather delay to take third-round lead at WNB Classic
Saturday wasn’t the type of day four-time Nationwide Tour winner Darron Stiles envisioned going into the third round of the Nationwide Tour’s WNB Golf Classic at Midland Country Club, but he managed to birdie the final hole to fire 6-under 66 and take a one-stroke.
Cochran pushes his lead to four shots over Schulz at SAS Championship
Russ Cochran shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday in the SAS Championship to increase his lead to four strokes, the largest 36-hole margin the history of the Champions Tour event. "I don't have any experience with a four-shot lead so I don't know what to expect," Cochran said.
Furyk grabs Tour Championship lead with birdie on final hole of third round
Jim Furyk headed to the first tee Saturday in the Tour Championship and heard his father and coach, Mike Furyk, give him a simple instruction to "just play golf." It's a reminder he has uttered over the years not to get too caught up in mechanics or strive for the perfect swing, but to hit the b
Parry reclaims lead after three rounds at Vivendi, Harrington shaping up
England's John Parry will take a one-shot lead into Sunday’s final round of the Vivendi Cup on the European Tour. Parry, joint leader at halfway with Sweden's Jarmo Sandelin, carded a third round of 70 at Golf de Joyenval to finish 15 under par on Saturday. Denmark's Mark Haastrup fired a 66,
Friday, September 24, 2010
Two straight 67s gives Presnell one- shot lead at halfway in WNB Classic
Australian Alistair Presnell fired his second straight 67 Friday at Midland Country Club to get to 10-under-par 134 and take sole possession of the 36-hole lead at the WNB Golf Classic on the Nationwide Tour.
This Week in Golf Equipment News Sept. 19-24, 2010
Note: The makers of golf equipment, apparel and accessories unveil new products throughout the year.
Devant Sport Towels unveils its Pink Ribbon Collection to aid charity
Supporting the fight to help eradicate breast cancer, Devant Sport Towels, a division of Richmond, Va., Dynamic Brands, has introduced the Pink Ribbon Collection and announced that a portion of the proceeds from all sales will benefit breast cancer research at Virginia Commonwealth University's Mass
Kentwool launches pink golf socks to aid breast cancer research awareness
Kentwool, a leading maker of performance socks specifically engineered for golfers, will launch pink versions of its Tour Profile and Women's Low Profile Skinny styles on Oct.
TaylorMade unveils new Burner balls, one for distance, one for control
TaylorMade Golf is introducing two new golf ball models, the next-generation Burner and the all-new Burner Tour, both designed to deliver maximum distance and exceptional feel to a broad range of player types.
Mizuno rolls out JPX-800 series of advanced game-improvement irons
Mizuno is set to launch a new global brand called JPX to deliver what company officials call the highest performing game improvement equipment in the world.
Two weeks after first win, Cochran grabs lead at SAS Championship
Russ Cochran shot an 8-under 64, making six birdies in a seven-hole stretch in the middle of the round and eagling No. 17, to take a one-stroke lead over defending champion Tom Pernice Jr.
Furyk and Donald tied at top of Tour Championship board at halfway mark
Here's a wake-up call for Jim Furyk: He's tied for the lead at the Tour Championship, and very much in the hunt for the $10 million FedExCup prize.
Sandelin and Parry share Vivendi Cup lead, Harrington falls 11 shots back
Jarmo Sandelin of Sweden and John Parry of England shared a three-shot lead after Friday’s second round of the European Tour’s Vivendi Cup. Sandelin (66) and Parry (67) were at 13-under 131. Three shots behind were England’s James Morrison (68), Australian Richard Green (66), South African Geo