PGA News Archive

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
34th PGA Tournament Series a Popular Winter Stop
The top players from last season are among the 54 entries in the opening event of the 34th PGA Tournament Series. The first of six 36-hole events concludes Tuesday on the Wanamaker Course at PGA Golf Club in Port St.
Teenager Manassero named European Tour's 2010 Rookie of the Year
Italy's Matteo Manassero has been named the European Tour's Rookie of the Year after a record-breaking start to his professional career. Manassero joined the paid ranks in May after a superb amateur career and became the youngest winner in European Tour history in October with his victory in the
Monday, November 29, 2010
What's in the winners' bags for the week of Nov. 28, 2010
What equipment did Robert Karlsson and last week's other winners use to achieve victory? We check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week ending Nov. 28, 2010.
A week's worth of tweets, Nov. 22-28
Many prominent golf companies and pro tour players regularly take 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 Nov.
GM officially back as golf sponsor, with Cadillac at Doral's WGC event
Sponsor or no sponsor, the PGA Tour was coming back to Doral in 2011, even if no outside party was willing to pay the bill. “It would have been expensive,” Commissioner Tim Finchem quipped. That’s no longer a worry for Finchem when it comes to Doral, at least through 2016.
Poulter still pained by marker penalty that cost him so dearly in Dubai
Anybody who has closely followed the career of Ian Poulter remembers the bizarre incident in Florida when his physical therapist jumped into a lake and found his ball. Now there is another for the collection, but one that Poulter is struggling to see the funny side of right now. Poulter will a
Couples again names Haas and hoops star Jordan as assistant captains
Michael Jordan is returning as one of U.S. Captain Fred Couples’ assistants for the 2011 Presidents Cup matches, set for next November at Royal Melbourne. Couples said Monday at Royal Melbourne that Jordan and Champions Tour player Jay Haas will return as assistant U.S.
European money champ Kaymer withdraws from Chevron Challenge
Fresh from winning his first European Tour money title on Sunday, reigning PGA Champion Martin Kaymer of Germany has withdrawn from the Chevron World Challenge. Kaymer wrapped up the Order of Merit on Sunday when he shared 13th in the Dubai World Championship.
Sunday, November 28, 2010
European Tour unveils 2011 schedule, with 50 events around the world
The 2011 European Tour schedule will feature 50 golf tournaments -- two more than this year -- with new events in Bahrain, Malaysia and Sicily. The 2011 tour starts next month in South Africa and ends with the Dubai World Championship next December. The European Tour said in a statement that f
Matsumura holds off Kim in playoff to capture Japan's Casio World Open
Michio Matsumura held off a final round charge by Kim Do-hoon on Sunday to beat the South Korean in a playoff and win the Casio World Open. The 27-year-old Matsumura carded a final-round 4under 68 and returned to the clubhouse looking on course to win the tournament in regulation play. However
Karlsson wins Dubai Championship as Poulter penalized in sudden death
Sweden’s Robert Karlsson won the European Tour’s season-ending Dubai World Championship Sunday, beating third-round leader Ian Poulter in a two-way playoff after a bizarre blunder by the Englishman on the final hole. Karlsson calmly rolled in a birdie putt on the second playoff hole after Poulter
'Tiddlywinks' blunder proves costly for Poulter in sudden death in Dubai
Who knew dropping a golf ball could cost a player $400,000? That’s just what happened to Englishman Ian Poulter on Sunday when he went to replace his ball on his marker and dropped it from a few inches above the ground, falling victim to one of golf’s more arcane rules. The blunder cost Poulte
Kaymer closes out his first European money title as McDowell falls short
Reigning PGA Champion Martin Kaymer won the European Tour money title Sunday, after his only remaining challenger Graeme McDowell fell short at the season-ending Dubai World Championship. Kaymer and McDowell both finished in a tie for 13th with 6-under totals of 282, but the Northern Irishman nee
Saturday, November 27, 2010
Poulter powers ahead of Fisher after 54 holes at Dubai Championship
Ian Poulter broke free from a crowded leaderboard Saturday to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Dubai World Championship. The Englishman was at 12 under after a third-round 69, two shots ahead of Ross Fisher of England, Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee and Francesco Molinari of Italy, w
Friday, November 26, 2010
England's Poulter and Fisher on top at halfway point of Dubai Championship
Ross Fisher led an English run up a star-studded leaderboard Friday at the Dubai World Championship, matching a course record 8-under 64 to reach tie Ian Poulter at 9-under 135 for the second-round lead. England’s Lee Westwood tightened his grip on the No.
Holiday Shopping Guide: The Great Eight Gifts for 2010
Despite what the songs on the radio, the decorations in the stores or the nip in the air may say, the holiday shopping season truly begins after Thanksgiving. Well, it's after Thanksgiving now and the joy (?) of shopping for the perfect gift is now the part of our collective tasks.
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Money leader Kaymer races ahead of McDowell on Day 1 in Dubai
Martin Kaymer got the best of Graeme McDowell in their battle for the European Tour money title Thursday, shooting a 5-under 67 to take a five-shot lead over his rival after the first round of the season-ending Dubai World Championship. Kaymer was two strokes behind leader Robert Karlsson, whose
TRUE linkswear Brings Barefoot Experience to Golf Market
For decades, golfers have used highly-engineered, spiked footwear to stay glued to the course, but an upstart footwear and apparel company from Dallas thinks that the opposite approach is the better way to achieve the traction and stability golfers desire.
After scandal and toughest year of his life, Woods strives to move forward
The dark sedan backed into a spot next to the clubhouse at the Australian Masters, trunk open, waiting to whisk Tiger Woods to the airport.
Bryant's comeback from scandal gives Woods a proven path to follow
Kobe Bryant wasn’t about to go there.