PGA News Archive

Thursday, November 03, 2011
Field set for 10th PGA Jones Cup presented by Golf Pride
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Defending Champion Mississippi State University, of Starkville, Miss., will make its bid for a record fourth title, Nov. 8-9, in the 10th PGA Jones Cup presented by Golf Pride at PGA Golf Club, in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Bogey-free Bradley opens with 65 to lead WGC-HSBC Champions by two
PGA Champion Keegan Bradley cares more about counting birdies than votes. He flew halfway around the world with the intention of winning a World Golf Championship, not any kind of an award.
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Lehman trying to wrap up season title at Charles Schwab Championship
Charles Schwab Cup points leader Tom Lehman’s right knee gave him so much trouble last year that several close friends suggested he undergo replacement surgery. He resisted, went skiing instead and now stands on the cusp of history on the Champions Tour.
Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship pre-event notes
The winner of the 35th Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship will receive $9,000 from a total purse of $100,000, and a berth in the 2012 PGA Professional National Championship, to be played next June at Bayonet and Black Horse in Seaside, Calif.
How to prepare to play a golf tournament
Almost all of us who play golf regularly or even occasionally have been in a competitive environment when it comes to the game of golf.
PGA, USGA and Boys & Girls Clubs develop next generation golfers plan
ATLANTA and PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- As part of a historic long-term strategic alliance, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) was announced today as an "Official Youth Development Partner" of The PGA of America and United States Golf Association (USGA).
McIlroy looks to close gap to Donald in race for European money title
Rory McIlroy believes he can give Luke Donald a run for his money as the 2011 Race to Dubai enters the home stretch. The Northern Irishman enters this week's WGC-HSBC Champions event $1.78 million behind Donald in the race to top the European Tour money list.
Westwood aims to take over top spot on Europe's all-time money list
Lee Westwood has the chance to achieve another milestone in his career this weekend – becoming the biggest earner in European Tour history.
A Quick Nine: Most picturesque golf spots in the world
The 2011 golf season is coming to a close for many of our PGA.com Facebook friends... especially if you live in the northeast -- like this guy -- and woke up to over a foot of snow on Sunday.
Jordan out as Presidents Cup assistant captain, to be replaced by Cook
NBA labor issues will keep Michael Jordan from going to Australia to be an assistant captain for the U.S. team at the Presidents Cup.
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
PGA Tour Notes: Majors and WGCs show 2011 as year of breakthroughs
For the first time since 2003, the majors were won by players who had never won one before. Throw in the World Golf Championships, and it’s evident that 2011 was the year of the breakthrough.
Ex-caddie Waldman wants another shot to make it as a PGA Tour player
After spending nearly a decade as a caddie, one tough year wasn’t enough to keep Brett Waldman from another shot at trying to make it as a player.
Knox completes longshot trip from Scotland to 2012 PGA Tour
Russell Knox started the year with no status on any tour. He wound up at No. 12 on the Nationwide Tour to earn his shot on the PGA Tour in 2012, a spot he never imagined when he was toiling away in the north of Scotland and wondering if he belonged.
Rainaud looking for better finish after near-miss in 2010 PGA Assistant
It all came down to the back nine on Sunday at the 2010 Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship.  
HSBC Champions seeks to be treated like other World Golf Championships
Except for the red carpet in bunkers on the practice range, signs posted in English and Chinese, and bicycles competing with BMWs for space on the road, the HSBC Champions looks like any other World Golf Championship. Too bad the PGA Tour doesn’t see it that way.
Dyson's Asian experience has him full of confidence at HSBC Champions
Simon Dyson has no doubt that his bags of Asian experience will stand him in good stead as he targets victory at the WGC-HSBC Champions this week at Sheshan International Golf Club.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of October 30, 2011
What clubs did Bo Van Pelt and last week's other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek in their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week of October 30:
Monday, October 31, 2011
Bradley is keen to continue his Asian adventure at WGC-HSBC Champions
Keegan Bradley, the rookie winner of the PGA Championship in Atlanta, says he can't wait to take his place at Asia's only World Golf Championship, the WGC-HSBC Champions, this week.
A week's worth of tweets, October 24-30, 2011
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
Top-ranked Tseng wins in China, her 11th victory of 2011, 30th of career
Top-ranked Yani Tseng won the Suzhou Taihu Ladies Open on the Ladies European Tour Sunday for her 11th worldwide victory of year, closing with a 6-under 66 to beat Sweden’s Pernilla Lindberg by seven strokes.