PGA News Archive

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
What's in the winners' bags for the week of November 20, 2011
What clubs did Garth Mulroy 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 November 20:
Clarke starts four-week world tour at Australian PGA Championship
British Open champion Darren Clarke was a bit bleary-eyed Tuesday as he began the first of four weeks of golf in Australia, South Africa, Dubai and Thailand.
A Quick Nine: When it comes to golf, I'm most thankful for...
This week marks one of the best on the calendar -- Thanksgiving week. What's better than quality time spent with family and friends, taking a step back and reflecting on all those things in life we're thankful for? Sometimes, we might take for granted how lucky we truly are.
'Play Golf Native America Day' tees off in Beaumont, Calif.
BEAUMONT, Calif. -- Local youth and their families joined the Notah Begay III Foundation, PGA of America and Morongo Band of Mission Indians, at the Play Golf Native America Day, conducted Nov. 19, at The Morongo Golf Club at Tukwet Canyon.
Bermel of Northern Iowa recipient of Labron Harris Sr. Award for coaches
John Bermel, the head men’s and women’s golf coach at Northern Iowa as well as the PGA head professional at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course and a member of the Iowa PGA Section, has been named the winner of the Labron Harris Sr. Award.
Americans all smiles after Presidents Cup win earned by playing loose
Looking happier than he has all year, Tiger Woods slipped into the gallery for high fives and back slaps while wearing a green cap that he borrowed from the “Fanatics,” the famous cheer squad that shows up at Australia’s biggest sporting events.
Monday, November 21, 2011
Norman hopes Presidents Cup play boosts Woods back to vintage form
Greg Norman is hoping that Tiger Woods is on his way back to his best following his impressive finish at the Presidents Cup.
With solid Australia trip, Woods gets closer to looking like 'old Tiger'
Tiger Woods hasn’t looked this good on the golf course in back-to-back weeks since he left Australia two years ago with his 82nd title and the indisputable No. 1 ranking. OK, it’s a small sample.
A week's worth of tweets, November 14-20, 2011
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Mulroy takes first European Tour title in homeland
MALELANE, South Africa (AP) -- South Africa's Garth Mulroy shot a 4-under 68 Sunday to win the Alfred Dunhill Championship for his first European Tour title.
South Korea's Hee Young Park wins Titleholders
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- South Korea's Hee Young Park won the LPGA Tour's season-ending Titleholders for her first tour victory, closing with a 2-under 70 on Sunday to hold off Paula Creamer and San Gal by two strokes.
Frazar wins Pebble Beach Invitational by one shot
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Harrison Frazar won the rain-soaked Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational by a stroke Sunday when Cameron Tringale missed a 2-foot par putt on the final hole.
Bettencourt, Thompson share lead at Pebble Beach
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Matt Bettencourt shot a 3-under 69 at Pebble Beach on Saturday for a share of the lead with Kyle Thompson after the third round of the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational.
Luiten wins Johor Open, first European Tour title
JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia (AP) -- Dutchman Joost Luiten won the rain-shortened Johor Open on Sunday for his first European Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 for a one-stroke victory over Sweden's Daniel Chopra.
Japan's Muto fires 63 to win rain-shortened Dunlop Phoenix
MIYAZAKI, Japan (AP) -- Japan's Toshinori Muto shot an 8-under 63 on Sunday to win the rain-shortened Dunlop Phoenix by four strokes over Spain's Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
United States wins the Presidents Cup
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- The U.S. team returned Down Under and this time wound up on top in the Presidents Cup.
After 54 holes Park, Gal top Titleholders leaderboard
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Hee Young Park birdied three of the final four holes for a 3-under 69 and a share of the third-round lead with Sandra Gal on Saturday in the LPGA Tour's season-ending Titleholders.
Mulroy birdies way to lead at Alfred Dunhill Championship
MALELANE, South Africa (AP) -- Garth Mulroy birdied five straight holes on the back nine to take the lead with an 8-under 64 at the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship on Saturday.
Chopra leads as Iskandar Johor Open reduced to 54 holes
JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia (AP) -- Heavy rain washed out play Saturday and forced organizers to reduce the Iskandar Johor Open to 54 holes, with Sweden's Daniel Chopra holding a two-shot lead going into the final day.
Americans in charge Down Under at Presidents Cup, lead 13-9
Update: Singles play is now under way, with the United States team needing only 4 1/2 points to retain or 5 points to win another Presidents Cup against the International Team.