PGA News Archive

Saturday, August 18, 2012
Defending champion Huston claims lead at Dick's Sporting Goods Open
ENDICOTT, N.Y. -- Defending champion John Huston shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Brad Faxon after the second round of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open.
Garcia leads Clark and Cauley by one shot after third round of Wyndham
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- No lead is ever really safe at birdie-friendly Sedgefield Country Club. The last time Sergio Garcia played here, he learned that the hard way.
How much would you pay to join private course?
I had an interesting discussion this past week with a friend about the merits and disadvantages of joining a private course.
Friday, August 17, 2012
DeCorso takes lead at Midwest Classic after posting his career-low round
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- He came into this week’s event with just one top-25 finish in 13 starts in 2012 and 131st on the current Tour’s money list, but Bryan DeCorso may have got himself into position for what could be his best showing of the 2012 season.
Rookie Michaels shares Safeway Classic first-round lead with Miyazato
NORTH PLAINS, Ore. -- Mika Miyazato and Sydnee Michaels shot 7-under 65 on Friday in 100-degree heat to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Tour's Safeway Classic.
Now that's a trophy shot
The ISPS Handa Ladies British Masters on the Ladies European Tour is being played this week at Buckinghamshire Golf Club in England. And while the golf has been pretty good, the real attraction is inside the clubhouse.
Walker ties best 36-hole score in Wyndham history to grab 36-hole lead
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Jimmy Walker left the booming, highlight-reel drives to his playing partner. A low score was good enough for him. Walker shot an 8-under 62 on Friday to take the lead at 12-under 128 after two rounds in the Wyndham Championship.
New Fashion Designer Panel identifies trends and crossover marketing
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Leading golf and lifestyle fashion designers will discuss the latest trends and crossover merchandising opportunities during a new Fashion Designer Panel at 10:00 a.m. on the opening morning of the 2012 PGA Expo, Aug.
2012 PGA Expo to begin with new Demo Night at Callaway Golf Center
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The 2012 PGA Expo, Aug.
2012 PGA Expo adds new business resources to complement exhibits
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – New business resources are being added to the 2012 PGA Expo, where more than 250 top golf brands and companies will showcase the latest equipment, training aids, fashions and accessories in the spotlight of the Las Vegas Strip at the Venetian R
2012 PGA Expo attracts top vendors and buyers to Las Vegas Aug. 20-22
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The final program and schedule of events for the 2012 PGA Expo is attracting top vendors, influential buyers and industry leaders to a marketplace of inspired solutions for merchandising top new products, learning effective business-building st
2012 PGA Expo
2012 PGA Expo August 20-22, 2012 The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino Las Vegas, Nevada
Dick’s Sporting Goods Open halted by rain with Langer ahead by two shots
ENDICOTT, N.Y. -- Bernhard Langer topped the leaderboard at 7 under when first-round play in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open was suspended because of rain Friday.
Cal teammates Hagy and Weaver make it into semifinals at US Amateur
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Steven Fox played well while battling though some jitters in earlier matches. He did even better once he relaxed.
World's first floating golf course planned for Maldives
Once upon a time, gimmick balls were about the only things in golf that floated. Then came the famed floating par-3 14th hole at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Next up: an entire floating golf course.
Thomas beats Alabama teammate Wyatt on big day at US Amateur
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- In a close, tense match between teammates and friends, Justin Thomas beat fellow University of Alabama player Bobby Wyatt on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills.
Gore and Watkins share lead at storm- delayed Midwest Classic
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Former Kansas State standout Aaron Watkins and Jason Gore, a former PGA Tour winner, share the first-round lead in the weather-interrupted Midwest Classic on the Tour.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Padres' sale to Mickelson group approved by MLB
Major League Baseball has formally approved the $800 million sale of the San Diego Padres to a group that includes Phil Mickelson and is led by the family of former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley.
Free Lesson Friday: Help finishing my swing
Losing some distance? It may be because you're not finishing your swing. 2009 PGA Teacher of the Year Mike Bender helps one golfer release his right side better with some tips that can help you as well. Check out this week's "Free Lesson Friday."
Pettersen back in comfort zone as she prepares for Safeway Classic defense
NORTH PLAINS, Ore. -- Suzann Pettersen hopes to make herself right at home again in the Safeway Classic.