PGA News Archive

Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Fit for a King: Arnold Palmer talks exclusively with PGA.com
March 25, 2009 -- Golf has many icons, but only one King.
Haastrup and Dinwiddie hoping for breakthroughs at Saint-Omer Open
LUMBRES, France -- Denmark's Mark Haastrup is targeting another strong performance at the Saint-Omer Open after a top-three finish in Portugal last weekend. The former collegiate player at Georgia State in the United States, who turned professional three years ago, is still awaiting his big break
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Casper left 'speechless' by 2010 PGA Distinguished Service Award
William Earl (Billy) Casper of Springville, Utah, one of golf's greatest players, with three major championships among 51 PGA Tour titles, and whose extended career has been a commitment to America's youth, has been named the recipient of the 2010 PGA Distinguished Service Award. Casper, 78, wil
Traveling PGA Championship History Exhibit opens in Kohler
From May 12 through August 22, golf enthusiasts and history lovers can enjoy a free tour of The PGA Championship History Exhibit -- A History of the Season's Final Major, a traveling exhibit featuring some of the rarest artifacts and memorabilia celebrating the tradition of the PGA Championship and
Never flashy, always steady Lehman snatches Senior PGA Championship
Tom Lehman sat behind the Alfred S. Bourne Trophy, gazing at it as if it he was a wide-eyed youngster peering through a window of a toy shop. It was all real, and not a young boy's dream.
Countdown to PGA Professional National Championship begins
In 1984, Bill Schumaker of Columbia City, Ind., arrived in South Florida in October with a steady game and one of 360 players in the field assembled at PGA National Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Then 34, Schumaker posted an opening-round 73, which left him well back and tied for 43rd plac
PGA Fall Expo features $7,000 PGA Professional Challenge Cup
PGA Professionals, golf buyers and industry leaders can participate in the PGA Fall Expo golf event of their choice -- the $7,000 PGA Professional Challenge Cup, the Amateur Shoot-Out or the Industry Golf Outing -- on Monday, August 16, the day prior to the opening of the 2010 PGA Fall Expo, Aug.
Past PGA President Schaal inducted into Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame
PGA Past President Gary Schaal of Murrells Inlet, S.C., joined the late George W. "Buster" Bryan, as the latest inductees into the Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame.
American Express women's golf month highlights golf as recreation
American Express Women's Golf Month kicks off in June, celebrating golf as a year-long sport and recreation for women.
The Golfer's Bucket List: Something every golfer should have
The Bucket List was a fairly forgettable movie from 2007 about two terminally ill men who escape from a cancer ward and attempt to accomplish a litany of to-do items before they die. (Or "kick the bucket" hence, the Bucket List).
Introspective Yang still marvels over historic PGA Championship win
A highlight video of the final moments of the 2009 PGA Championship was playing on a large screen to the left of where Y.E.
No More Excuses: A Woman's Place Can Be In Golf
f ever there were a true expert in the field of Women and Golf, Carol Mann would fit the bill. As an LPGA Hall of Famer, major championship winner and top teaching professional, Mann has seen women fight for acceptance, inclusion, and then ultimately prosper in the golf world.
Getting Women into golf: Dispelling the myths
PGA Professional Suzy Whaley knows a thing or two about facing tough situations. As the first women in 58 years to tee it up in a PGA Tour event, Suzy has gained a legion of fans and industry respect by her charm, her enthusiasm and her insight into the growing the game of golf.
A Quick Nine: The Hills are Alive
I think it's a fairly popular reality show (I promise I do not watch that stuff), but to true golfers -- "The Hills" mean a collection of some of the greatest course layouts in the country.
A Quick Nine: America's Best College Courses
Everyone takes pride in their school. People go crazy when making a case as to why their school is best. This week, we asked our friends in PGA.com Facebook Nation to brag on their alma mater -- specifically, the golf course at their alma mater if the school has one.
Monday, June 14, 2010
Golf is One of 13 Sports at Special Olympics 2010 USA National Game
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.
Pinehurst Resort: Is it the home of American Golf?
As a golfer who travels, you can expect a few commonalities among the world's top golf resorts. Elite service comes to mind, superior conditioning, a championship history, five-star accommodations and almost always a bit of hyperbole about how each facility offers an experience like no other.
Sunday, June 13, 2010
Thompson and Vogel capture titles at 34th Junior PGA Championship
MAINEVILLE, Ohio --- The state of Florida was well represented at the 34th Junior PGA Championship Friday as Alexis Thompson of Coral Springs won the girls' division title for the second time in three years, while T.J.
United States dominates singles, cruises to first Junior Ryder Cup win
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.
'10 Jr. Ryder Cup set for Gleneagles; friendship match at Celtic Manor
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The 2010 Junior Ryder Cup, which will be contested Sept. 27-28, at Gleneagles Resort's PGA Centenary Course in Perthshire, Scotland, will continue to present the expanded Ryder Cup format change of 2008 to foursomes, mixed four-ball and singles competition.