PGA News Archive

Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Inaugural Patriot Golf Day Tournament at Medinah Country Club Deemed a Major Success
More than 200 guests participated in the Inaugural Patriot Golf Day Tournament, July 8, at Medinah Country Club, in what officials tabbed as the largest individual event supporting the Folds of Honor Foundation. The tournament was part of a Folds of Honor Week in Chicago. The overall activitie
TNT to Feature 20 Hours of Televised Coverage for the 92nd PGA Championship
Turner Sports will provide extensive coverage of the 92nd PGA Championship from Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis. TNT will air exclusive coverage of the first and second rounds, including seven hours each on Thurs., August 12 and Fri., August 13 from 1-8 p.m. (ET).
Countdown to the 35th Junior PGA Championship
As part of the countdown to the 35th Junior PGA Championship in August, The PGA of America takes a look back at the memorable 2007 Junior PGA Championship, with the boys' division won by current University of Illinois men's golfer Chris DeForst and th girls' division won by phenom Alexis Thompson, w
Paul Azinger Headlines Marquee of Presenters at 2010 PGA Fall Expo
Past Ryder Cup Captain Paul Azinger is the headline presenter of the 2010 PGA Fall Expo main stage schedule which includes designers, instructors, subject experts and successful CEOs to captivate, educate and motivate attendees at the golf industry’s annual second-half of the season business gatheri
Families That Play Golf Together, Have FUN together!
Caroline Murphy is a 30-something wife and mother who has spent the better part of the last 13 years involved in education.
The PGA of America Announces Official Hospitality Sales for 39th Ryder Cup
The PGA of America completed a strong pre-sales period for the 2012 Ryder Cup, reversing the recent trend in corporate sports entertainment. Today marks the official start of hospitality sales to the general public for the 39th Ryder Cup to be held at Medinah (Ill.) Country Club, from Sept.
CBS Sports Presents 'The Road to the PGA Championship' on Sunday
Three-time PGA Professional National Champion Mike Small of Champaign, Ill., will be one of five PGA Professionals featured in the CBS Sports special “The Road to the PGA Championship,” which debuts Sunday, July 25, on CBS, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. EDT.
Notebook: R&A's renovation of Road Hole proves to be huge success
The Royal & Ancient was criticized for adding 40 yards to the famous 17th hole at St.
Woods needs more time to return his focus to golf, says his friend Begay
Tiger Woods’ former roommate and fellow pro Notah Begay III says the world No.
British Open final round hits record low TV rating, but early rounds up
Little drama and a little-known champion sent the British Open’s television ratings plummeting to a record low. South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen led over the last 48 holes and won by seven shots, his victory almost never in doubt during the final round.
Kang of California ends as medalist in U.S. Girls' Junior stroke play segment
Danielle Kang of Thousand Oaks, Calif., shot a 74 and earned medalist honors for the U.S. Girls Junior Championship on Tuesday at The Country Club of North Carolina. Kang finished two rounds of stroke play 3-under 141.
Thompson edges Spieth by one to grab medalist honors at Junior Am
Curtis Thompson of Coral Springs, Fla., birdied his final hole Tuesday to win medalist honors by one stroke at the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. The 17-year-old Thompson, whose younger sister Alexis won the 2008 U.S.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Oosthuizen plans to stay on European Tour, despite doors now open to him
New British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen has committed himself to the European Tour for the time being -- starting with the Nordea Scandinavian Masters in Sweden this week. The South African's seven-shot victory at St.
McDowell to rest, then push hard for PGA Championship and Ryder Cup
U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell is gearing up for a shot at winning his second major in two months, bidding to become European No. 1 and making another Ryder Cup appearance.
Clarke, McGinley and Bjorn named Europe's Ryder Cup vice-captains
Europe Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie selected Darren Clarke, Thomas Bjorn and Paul McGinley as his vice captains on Tuesday, saying they had the qualities to help the team regain the trophy from the United States.
O'Meara pulls out of Senior British Open after his father passes away
Mark O’Meara withdrew from the Senior British Open at Carnoustie on Tuesday following the death of his father Bob at the age of 81. The 53-year-old O’Meara, a two-time major winner, cut short his two-week visit to Scotland to fly home to Florida and be with his family. Bob O’Meara had heart su
Record low round highlights first day at Special Olympics golf tournament
Special Olympics golfer Scott Rohrer, age 21, of York, S.C., finished Round 1 of the Level V 18-hole individual stroke play event of the 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games with a record round score of 71 on Monday, beating the former Special Olympics 18-hole tournament world record round score
Record low round highlights first day at Special Olympics golf tournament
Special Olympics golfer Scott Rohrer, age 21, of York, S.C., finished Round 1 of the Level V 18-hole individual stroke play event of the 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games with a record round score of 71 on Monday, beating the former Special Olympics 18-hole tournament world record round score
Monday, July 19, 2010
Defending champ Spieth among three tied for lead at U.S. Junior Amateur
Defending champion Jordan Spieth of Dallas shot a 5-under 67 on Monday to share the first-round lead with Sephen Behr of Florence, S.C., and Davis Womble of High Point, N.C. at the U.S.
Kang, 17, of California leads by three after first round of U.S. Girls’ Junior
Danielle Kang of Thousand Oaks, Calif., shot 5-under 67 to take a three-stroke lead after the opening round of the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship on Monday. Kang, 17, had three consecutive birdies on Nos. 5-7 at The Country Club of North Carolina. Megan Khang of Rockland, Mass.