PGA News Archive

Monday, November 07, 2011
LPGA star Tseng turns down invite to play PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open
Women's world No. 1 Yani Tseng has turned down the opportunity to play at next year's Puerto Rico Open on the PGA Tour.
A week's worth of tweets, October 31-November 6, 2011
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
McIlroy moves up to No. 2 in world, Woods slips to No. 58 in ranking
Rory McIlroy's final-hole birdie at the WGC-HSBC Champions on Sunday has elevated him to a career-high second in the Official World Golf Ranking. Now only England's Luke Donald is ahead of the 22-year-old U.S. Open champion thanks to his fourth-place finish in Shanghai.
Field list: 10th PGA Jones Cup
Where: PGA Golf Club - Wanamaker Course - Port St. Lucie, Fla. When: November 7-9, 2011 Universities and players:
Sunday, November 06, 2011
Lehman captures Schwab Cup after Blake wins season's final tournament
Jay Don Blake quietly celebrated his first victory in 20 years with his wife and a close friend in South Korea. His second win in less than two months drew a much larger crowd of supporters.
PGA Tour happy with two events in Asia as it ponders schedule changes
The PGA Tour no longer is looking for new tournaments in Asia as it considers revamping the schedule so that a new season would start in the fall after the FedExCup is over.
Bensel wins second consecutive title in thrilling fashion at PGA Assistant
Frank Bensel didn't think it was possible that he would be hoisting a trophy when he arrived at PGA Golf Club Sunday morning.
PGA Tour and European Tour chiefs say Woods-Williams case closed
Golf's top two tour chiefs and Adam Scott feel the same way about the racial remark that caddie Steve Williams used to disparage Tiger Woods.
Ueda wins Mizuno Classic for second time, in sudden death over Feng
Japan's Momoko Ueda won the Mizuno Classic for the second time in five seasons on Sunday, beating China's Shanshan Feng with a 15-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff.
Kaymer roars from five back to win HSBC Champions with closing 63
Martin Kaymer made nine birdies over his last 12 holes Sunday and closed with a 9-under 63 to win the WGC-HSBC Champions for the biggest comeback ever in a World Golf Championship.
Saturday, November 05, 2011
Blake takes two-stroke lead after third round of Schwab Cup Championship
A 20-year winless streak and a history of back pain behind him, Jay Don Blake finally feels comfortable on the Champions Tour. He's playing like it, too.
Clark and Berliner tied for lead after windy third round of PGA Assistant
The wind continued to wreak havoc at PGA Golf Club's Wanamaker Course, but was able to carry Scott Berliner of Albany, N.Y., and Aaron Clark of Springfield, Mo., to a share of the 54-hole lead Saturday in the 35th Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship.
Ueda surges to three-shot lead after second round at Mizuno Classic
Japan's Momoko Ueda made six birdies on the back nine in an 8-under 64 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA Tour's Mizuno Classic on Saturday.
In midst of storm over caddie, Scott stays in hunt at HSBC Champions
Adam Scott believes his caddie's racial comment about former boss Tiger Woods was taken out of context and wasn't a distraction to him. He showed that much in the final hour of the WGC-HSBC Champions to charge back into contention.
Caddie Willliams causes stir by using racial slur to disparage Woods
Already one of the most festive evenings in golf, the annual Caddies Awards roast was buzzing with talk that Tiger Woods’ former caddie might be getting a prize. One award was called “Celebration of the Year.” Everyone knew who would get it and why.
Friday, November 04, 2011
Couples tied with Allen and Frost at halfway point of Charles Schwab Cup
Michael Allen has about as much experience playing at TPC Harding Park as anyone on the Champions Tour. He has needed every bit of it in the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship.
New Yorkers Puetz and Berliner tied at PGA Assistant Championship
Blustery conditions at PGA Golf Club's Wanamaker Course made for tough scoring, but first-round leader Scott Berliner of Albany, N.Y., and Timothy Puetz of East Northport, N.Y., who trailed by a stroke after the opening round, share the 36-hole lead at 6-under-par 138 in the 35th Callaway
A Sense of Huber: The Great Errie Ball
I have a very difficult time imagining myself at, say, 70, especially when it comes to walking a course and swinging a club. I have to suspend reality completely to envision such tasks at 100.
Three players tied for top spot after first round of LPGA's Mizuno Classic
Japan’s Akane Iijima made five birdies on the back nine to shoot a 6-under 66 on Friday to share the first-round lead with South Korea’s Hwang Ah-reum and Taiwan’s Teresa Lu at the Mizuno Classic.
Jacobson moves one ahead of Scott and Oosthuizen at HSBC Champions
Fredrik Jacobson played bogey-free to shoot a 6-under 66 on Friday and take a one-stroke lead on the soft Sheshan International course at the WGC-HSBC Champions.