PGA News Archive

Saturday, October 13, 2012
Funk leads Greater Hickory Classic by one over Mize after second 66
CONOVER, N.C. -- Fred Funk took a one-stroke lead over Larry Mize in the Greater Hickory Classic on Saturday, shooting his second straight bogey-free 6-under 66.
Woodward ties course record to take 54-hole lead in Southworth Sr. PNC
ALDIE, Va. -- Jim Woodward erased memories of past tours of Creighton Farms, turning in a 6-under-par 66 to match the competitive course record and grab the 54-hole lead Saturday in the 24th Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz US
Wiesberger leads Portugal Masters by one over Fisher after second 65 in row
VILAMOURA, Portugal -- Bernd Wiesberger of Austria shot his second successive 65 on Saturday and leads the Portugal Masters by one with a round to play.
LPGA grieves loss of beloved rules official Brecht
Sad news was announced on Saturday after Doug Brecht, 62, a longtime rules official and vice president of competitions for the LPGA, passed away near his home in Oklahoma Friday night after battling West Nile Virus for two months.
Choi protects her two-shot edge at rainy Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Defending champion Na Yeon Choi of South Korea posted a 3-under 68 on Saturday to maintain a two-shot lead after the rain-interrupted third round of the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Mallinger ties course record with 62, leads by four after 36 holes
SAN MARTIN, Calif. -- John Mallinger opened a four-stroke lead Friday in the Open, making an eagle and two birdies on the final four holes for a 9-under 62.
LeBrun and DeForest share halfway lead at Miccosukee Championship
MIAMI -- Steve LeBrun and Christopher DeForest share the 36-hole lead at the Tour’s Miccosukee Championship at 7-under-par 135 after Friday’s second round. Cameron Percy is alone in third place, two strokes behind.
Bolling and Britton share 36-hole lead at windswept Southworth Senior PNC
ALDIE, Va. - With cold, blustery conditions creating hurdles for most of the field, Charlie Bolling of Glen Cove, N.Y., and 2009 Champion Bill Britton of Colts Neck, N.J., were on cruise control Friday in the 24th Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship.
Forsman leads Greater Hickory by one, Lehman three back, Langer five
CONOVER, N.C. -- Dan Forsman overcame back problems Friday to shoot a 7-under 65 and take a one-stroke lead over Fred Funk, David Frost and Larry Mize in the Greater Hickory Classic.
Greenbrier buys historic Oakhurst Links, will keep it intact
In what seems like the best possible result to what had become a painful situation to anyone interested in the preservation of golf history, the Greenbrier Resort is buying Oakhurst Links.
Irish host heroes
Fisher slips but doesn't slide, leads Portugal Masters by three after 36 holes
VILAMOURA, Portugal -- England's Ross Fisher overcame an injury scare to move a step closer to his fifth European Tour title on Friday., PGA of America team with HLN's Robin Meade, along with The PGA of America and HLN's Robin Meade, has teamed up to encourage women's participation in golf.
Defending champ Choi takes two-shot lead at Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Defending champion Na Yeon Choi took a two-stroke lead Friday in the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia, shooting a 4-under 67 to reach 10 under.
Rose edges Westwood by one shot to win Turkish Airlines World Golf Final
BELEK, Turkey -- Justin Rose beat Lee Westwood on Friday to win the eight-player Turkish Airlines World Golf Final and earn a career-best $1.5 million.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
O'Hern leads by three over three after first round of Open
SAN MARTIN, Calif. -- Australia's Nick O'Hern had to choose between baseball and golf as profession. This weekend he's able to get his fill of both.
New golf course opens – stop the presses
Lehman, Langer continue Schwab Cup battle at Greater Hickory Classic
CONOVER, N.C. -- The first impression Tom Lehman had of the Greater Hickory Classic course came from looking at past tournament scores. The 53-year-old thought it was an easy course.
Allred matches career-low round to lead at Miccosukee Championship
MIAMI -- Jason Allred matched  his career-best round on the Tour with a 7-under-par 64 on Thursday to grab the opening-round lead at the 10th annual Miccosukee Championship at the Miccosukee Golf and Country Club. He leads Christopher DeForest by one stroke.
Gaus and Nakamura share first-round lead at Southworth Senior PGA
LEESBURG, Va. -- Bob Gaus of St.