PGA News Archive

Thursday, February 24, 2011
A Quick Nine: Best courses in Southern California
Few places in the world can boast as many beautiful public golf courses as Southern California.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Accenture Match Play Notebook: In at last minute, Holmes wins first match
J.B. Holmes was the last man to get in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. He was one of the first to reach the second round.
Woods and defending champ Poulter knocked out on Day 1 of Match Play
The slow road back for Tiger Woods took another detour Wednesday when he followed a clutch birdie with a shocking shot into the desert and lost to Thomas Bjorn in the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
Tseng seeks fourth straight victory as LPGA Tour tees it up in Singapore
Yani Tseng of Taiwan, the No. 1 player in the world, tees off at this week’s HSBC Women’s Champions with a chance to capture her fourth straight tournament title.
Local Knowledge: 2011 Accenture Match Play Championship
This week the PGA Tour travels to Marana, Ariz., for the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Dove Mountain. We caught up with PGA Head Professional Jeff McCormick for some Local Knowledge.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
One year later, focus on Woods about his results, not words spoken far away
Tiger Woods is the talk of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship again. At least this year it’s about how he plays, not what he says. That doesn’t mean his prospects are any better.
It's USA vs. Europe as well as player vs. player at Accenture Match Play
More than ever, the World Golf Championships are living up to their name.
Club Test 2011: Callaway RAZR Hawk and RAZR Hawk Tour Drivers
From Golf Magazine (March, 2011) Callaway Golf RAZR Hawk Category: Game-Improvement Drivers We Tested: 9.5° Draw, 9.5° Neutral, 10.5° Draw, 10.5° Neutral, 11.5° Draw with Aldila RIP graphite shaft
McDowell hoping to duplicate team match play success at WGC-Accenture
Graeme McDowell hopes he will finally be able to replicate his excellent team match play record in individual competition this week, when the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship gets under way.
Depth of emerging young talent gives pro golf bright future, says McIlroy
Rory McIlroy believes the influx of young talent into the game means that golf is set for an exciting future, McIlroy is one of the leading figures of that youth movement, lying seventh in the world rankings with two professional titles to his name at the age of just 21.
Resurgent Singh has solid shot to become oldest major champ this year
After what Tom Watson did at Turnberry and before him Greg Norman at Birkdale, it has seemed only a matter of time before somebody sets a new mark as the oldest major champion in history.
New York University Professor chronicles the life of PGA Professional Jimmie Devoe
New York University Professor Dr. Jeffrey T. Sammons shared his research of the life and career of African-American PGA Professional Jimmie DeVoe during appearances Feb. 17, at the PGA Museum of Golf in Port St. Lucie, Fla., and at PGA of America Headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens.
Virginia's Creighton Farms, River Creek Club named sites to host 2011 Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Creighton Farms of Aldie, Va., and River Creek Club of Leesburg, Va., have been named co-hosts of the 23rd Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz, Oct.
Bob Boyd, former National Champion, loses battle with Leukemia
Former PGA Professional National Champion Bob Boyd of Wilmington, N.C., died Feb. 21, after a five-year battle with leukemia. Boyd had undergone a third bone marrow transplant in mid-January at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill, but his body rejected it. He was 55.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of Feb. 20, 2011
What clubs did Aaron Baddeley 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 Feb. 20.
Monday, February 21, 2011
Format at Accenture Match Play is fun for players – until they lose
Padraig Harrington might feel a lot better about his chances in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship if he were still playing junior golf in Ireland. He thinks he'd probably make more birdies, anyway.
Return to his first swing coach helps Baddeley return to winner's circle
The last big hurdle for Aaron Baddeley was a row of eucalyptus trees to the left of the 17th fairway at Riviera, a shot that could have made his two-shot lead disappear at the Northern Trust Open. He never gave it much thought.
A week's worth of tweets, Feb. 14-20, 2011
Many prominent golf companies and pro tour players regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game. Here is a round-up of some of the most interesting golf-related Twitter entries from the week of Feb.
Sunday, February 20, 2011
A Lesson Learned: The goal of golf instruction
There were so many great storylines and lessons that all golfers could take from this past week's Northern Trust Open at Riviera.
Baddeley wins Northern Trust Open, holding off Couples and Singh
Finally a winner again, Aaron Baddeley raised his arms when his last putt dropped into the cup Sunday in the Northern Trust Open as his wife and two young daughters came over to share the moment. They might have been among the few cheering him on at Riviera.