PGA News Archive

Thursday, October 07, 2010
Westwood reinjures his calf, plans to play on but worries about future
A concerned Lee Westwood suffered a recurrence of his calf injury on Thursday, but is expected to continue his bid to replace Tiger Woods as world No. 1 at St.
Wednesday, October 06, 2010
A week's worth of tweets, Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2010
Many prominent golf companies and pro tour players have taken to Twitter to talk about their equipment. Here is a round-up of some of the most interesting golf equipment-related Twitter entries from the week of Sept. 29-Oct.
Weary Pavin, back from Wales, hopes to regroup at year's final senior major
It was a long flight back to the United States for Corey Pavin, giving the Ryder Cup captain plenty of time to wonder “What if?” after his team’s narrow loss to Europe. A slow start, nasty weather, wardrobe malfunctions and questionable pairings gave way to a rousing finish that nearly saw the U.
Kuchar, Johnson and Love headline PGA Tour’s first Sea Island stop
Paula Creamer is greeted by a comforting sight every time she walks into her kitchen: the U.S. Women’s Open trophy.
Creamer squares off against Miyazato and Kerr in Navistar LPGA Classic
Paula Creamer is greeted by a comforting sight every time she walks into her kitchen: the U.S. Women’s Open trophy.
2010 Senior PGA Professional National Championship
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Britton seeks to defend Senior PNC crown against strong field in SoCal
After rewriting the Senior PGA Professional National Championship record books and holding off Texan Perry Arthur in 2009, Bill Britton of Rumson, N.J., knows a second consecutive title against a strong field in the 22nd edition of the Championship will be no easy task.
Westwood, now ranked No. 2, faces two shots to dethrone No. 1 Woods
How do you follow up a Ryder Cup win like that? Well, for Lee Westwood the options available include going to sleep for three weeks and waking up as world No. 1. That's right. If the 37-year-old Englishman doesn’t play a tournament between now and Oct.
European stars make divergent plans for 2011 in wake of Ryder Cup win
Lee Westwood will not be joining the PGA Tour next year, but fellow Ryder Cup star Graeme McDowell is planning to head to the United States in 2011. A week that began with him becoming a Ryder Cup winner for the fifth time in seven matches will end with Westwood deposing Tiger Woods if he can fin
Ozaki becomes second Japanese star elected to World Golf Hall of Fame
Jumbo Ozaki finally gets to celebrate in America when he is inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. Ozaki, who won more than 100 tournaments and led the Japan Golf Tour money list 12 times, was elected Wednesday through the international ballot by receiving 50 percent of the vote from a panel
Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Monty left victory party to his players, slept well for first time in two weeks
Colin Montgomerie woke up a beaten man on Tuesday -- by his alarm clock. For the first time since he arrived in Newport 12 days earlier, Europe's Ryder Cup captain was devoid of the stress, strain and pressure that accompanies trying to win golf's biggest team prize. "It was the first night I
Ryder Cup for the ages can make or break careers, even of non-players
This was the sort of Ryder Cup that can define a career. There’s Graeme McDowell, coming off his first major championship just four months earlier in the U.S. Open, feeling the sort of gut-wrenching pressure he’s never known before -- not even at Pebble Beach.
Mickelson salvages pride with singles win, but still hurting over outcome
Phil Mickelson salvaged some pride on Monday with his first win in the Ryder Cup, a 4 and 3 pounding of Sweden’s Peter Hanson in singles. The world’s second-ranked player finished the team portion of the matches 0-3.
Furyk says FedExCup playoffs didn't impair U.S. team's performance
Handed a convenient alibi, Jim Furyk handed it right back. Earlier in the week, the teams debated whether playing in the FedExCup would help or hurt a player. Some thought it would help them stay sharp, others that it would result in fatigue. Nine members of the U.S.
Ryder Cup fans prove they're world- class, in enthusiasm and creativity
The Ryder Cup might take a back seat to the Olympics and World Cup in terms of global popularity. But when it comes to serenading the players, the fans in Wales were the equal of any. Supplementing the “Ole! Ole!
Olazabal wants to captain Europe in 2012 Ryder Cup, would be popular
Jose Maria Olazabal wants to replace Colin Montgomerie as Europe Ryder Cup captain -- provided he is healthy enough to take on the role. The Spanish player, who took part in seven Ryder Cups before becoming vice-captain for the last two, appears to be the unanimous choice among Europe’s leading p
What's in the winners' bags this week?
What did Bill Haas, Gary Hallberg and last week's other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek inside their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week ending Oct.
Sunday, October 03, 2010
Bowditch eases to three-shot victory over Summerhays at Soboba Classic
Australia’s Steven Bowditch fired a final-round 68 Sunday to earn his second career Nationwide Tour title, winning the $1 million Soboba Golf Classic.
Haas wins Viking Classic by three, even with five-bogey final round
Bill Haas had to overcome some nerves and five bogeys in the final round to win the Viking Classic by three strokes on Sunday in the opening event in the PGA Tour's Fall Series. He opened the round with a bogey on the first hole and had four on the back nine, including the par-5 18th.
Hallberg corrals Ensure Classic title by one shot with record-setting 61
Gary Hallberg shot a record-setting 11-under 61 Sunday to win the Ensure Classic by one stroke ahead of Fred Couples. Hallberg finished at 18-under 198, tying the event record at the Rock Barn Golf and Spa and winning his first career Champions Tour title.