PGA News Archive

Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Pioneering Powell receives honorary degree from Univ. of St. Andrews
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- You can call her Dr.
Sorenstam keys International team to victory over Asia in Lexus Cup
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Annika Sorenstam celebrated two big victories in her second-to-last event before retiring. For starters Sunday in the Lexus Cup, the International team captain waited out a lightning delay to finish off Asian counterpart Se Ri Pak 3 and 2 in the opening singles match, the longti
Secret to Azinger's success was breaking his big group into small ones
ATLANTA (AP) -- Just as Captain Paul Azinger promised, the Americans partied into the morning hours after winning the Ryder Cup. Egged on by his teammates, Boo Weekley told the story of the time he was a teenager in the Florida Panhandle and paid $5 on 10-to-1 odds that he could land a punch agai
Monday, June 21, 2010
Sunday Notebook: Two tie for top amateur showing
Reigning NCAA champion Scott Langley of Illinois and University of Georgia star Russell Henley shared the distinction of top amateur at the U.S. Open. Each finished 8-over 292 and in a tie for 16th. They combined for the best finish by amateurs since Spencer Levin tied for 14th in 2003.
Basics of Putting
Harvey Penick once said: "A man who can't putt is a match for no one, a man who can is a match for anyone." I think Harvey said it all. Putting is the easiest part of the game to practice. We all should be good putters.
A Lesson Learned: Proper practice will mean peak performance
I watched this past U.S. Open with great interest and from a variety of perspectives. Like many of you, I watched as a fan. There's few things in the world more entertaining and fascinating than watching the world's best players take on a course like Pebble Beach under U.S.
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Jack Nicklaus talks with about golf, The Masters and Tiger Woods
April 6, 2010 -- Jack Nicklaus stepped out of the golf cart to survey one of the nation's most scenic and spectacular golf courses. A huge Georgia gallery greeted him with a loud ovation, and in typical Nicklaus fashion, a smile and wave enlivens the crowd even more.
Fit for a King: Arnold Palmer talks exclusively with
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.