PGA News Archive

Sunday, August 26, 2012
Watney turns around dismal season with come-from-behind Barclays win
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Nick Watney salvaged a dismal season Sunday at The Barclays with a victory that could not have come at a better time.
Ko wins Canadian Open to become youngest winner in LPGA history
COQUITLAM, British Columbia -- Lydia Ko made some more history -- and made it clear that she has no plans to rush into a professional golf career.
European Ryder Cup qualifiers set as Kaymer cliniches final automatic spot
GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Martin Kaymer's place on the European Ryder Cup team was confirmed Sunday as Nicolas Colsaerts failed to dislodge him at the Johnnie Walker Championship.
Lawrie wins Johnnie Walker by four for second European victory of 2012
GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Scotland's Paul Lawrie marked the official confirmation of his return to the European Ryder Cup team after 13 years with a resounding four-shot victory in the Johnnie Walker Championship on Sunday.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Sunday could be a most memorable day
I rarely need an excuse to park myself in front of the TV to watch golf on Sundays – especially when it’s gonna be 100 degrees outside, and I mowed the lawn on Saturday. But no excuses needed this Sunday, which looms as potentially one of the most memorable in a long time.
Jenkins leads Boeing Classic by three in bid to be oldest Champions winner
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. -- Tom Jenkins holed out for eagle on the par-4 third hole and finished with a bogey-free 7-under 65 on Saturday to take a three-shot lead in the Boeing Classic.
Stiles fires second straight 66 to lead News Sentinel Open by one
FARRAGUT, Tenn. – Darron Stiles put together another solid round at Fox Den Country Club on Saturday.
Garcia takes two-shot lead at Barclays in quest for second straight victory
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- The greens were so fast that Sergio Garcia didn't know when the ball was going to stop. He was happy to see the day end with a 2-under 69, giving him a two-shot lead over Nick Watney going into the final round of The Barclays.
Ko leads Canadian Women's Open in bid to be youngest LPGA winner ever
COQUITLAM, British Columbia -- Lydia Ko took a one-stroke lead Saturday in the CN Canadian Women's Open in her bid to become the youngest winner in LPGA Tour history, shooting an even-par 72.
Lawrie takes lead at Johnnie Walker, Colsaerts falls six behind in Ryder bid
GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Paul Lawrie of Scotland shot a 5-under 67 in the third round of the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead.
Jimenez of Spain named fourth vice captain to Olazabal for 2012 Ryder Cup
GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Miguel Angel Jimenez has been selected as Europe's fourth assistant captain for next month's Ryder Cup.
Ex-Prime Minister calls on R&A to admit women
With Augusta National having admitted its first female members earlier this week, all eyes have turned to The R&A.
Friday, August 24, 2012
Flores leads News Sentinel Open by two after bogey-free round
FARRAGUT, Tenn. – Erik Flores got off to a nice start on Friday, making birdie on his first hole of the day at the News Sentinel Open on the Tour.
Teen star Ko shares 36-hole lead with Choi at CN Canadian Women's Open
COQUITLAM, British Columbia -- Teen star Lydia Ko shot her second straight 4-under 68 on Friday for a share of the lead with Chella Choi in the CN Canadian Women's Open on the LPGA Tour.
Defending champ Calcavecchia leads Boeing Classic over five pursuers
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. -- Defending champion Mark Calcavecchia eagled the par-5 eighth hole and finished with a 7-under 65 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the Boeing Classic.
Woods, despite aching back, stays in mix after second round at Barclays
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- A common phrase this year -- "Tiger's back" -- took on a new meaning Friday at The Barclays.
Colsaerts hangs tough in bid for last- minute clinching of Ryder Cup berth
GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Nicolas Colsaerts really dug deep to keep his Ryder Cup dream alive -- and possibly spare European Captain Jose Maria Olazabal a nightmare scenario – on Friday.
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You'll often hear/read me say (whine?) that I wished I played more golf. I have a ton of excuses, very few legitimate reasons. I can and should play more. But that's a different post altogether.
2014 Junior Ryder Cup set for Blairgowrie
GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- The 2014 Junior Ryder Cup will be played at Blairgowrie Golf Club just days before the main event takes place 40 minutes away at Gleneagles, European Ryder Cup officials announced Friday. It will be held Sept. 22-23 of that year, with the Ryder Cup played Sept.
PGA of America teams up with ACTIVE Network
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