PGA News Archive

Thursday, August 05, 2010
European Tour player Edfors signs endorsement deal with Cobra Golf
Three-time European Tour winner Johan Edfors, 34, has signed an endorsement deal with Cobra Golf in which he'll play the company's golf clubs, company officials have announced.
Clothier Ahead renews endorsement arrangement with Arnold Palmer
Ahead, the leader in branded headwear and apparel, has re-signed legendary golfing great Arnold Palmer to represent the company's headwear line, company officials have announced. "We are thrilled that Arnold Palmer has re-signed with Ahead," said Ahead President Ken Shwartz.
Nike Golf signs Wichita State star Garza of Texas to endorsement deal
Nike Golf has signed collegiate star Dustin Garza, who will make his professional debut as a Nike Golf athlete when he tees it up in the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Conn.
North Carolina State’s NCAA champ Hill signs endorsement deal with Nike
Canadian Matt Hill, who tied Tiger Woods' NCAA record of eight wins in 2009, makes his playing debut today as a professional golfer and a Nike Golf athlete when he tees it up in the PGA Tour's Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. The 21-year-old NCAA star from Bright's Grove, Ontario, will play a
McCarthy and Isagawa capture titles in 35th Junior PGA Championship
The final round of the 35th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour was punctuated Thursday by a three-hole playoff that saw Cassy Isagawa of Wailuku, Hawaii, emerge as the girls' division champion, while Denny McCarthy of Burtonsville, Md., claimed the boys' division title by three stroke
LPGA Tour Championship goes to Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando
The LPGA Tour is coming back to the Sunshine State. The LPGA Tour Championship will be played this season at the Grand Cypress Golf Club in Orlando. The season-ending event will feature 120 tour professionals competing for a $1.5 million purse from Dec.
Calcavecchia in search of more consistency at 3M Championship
When Mark Calcavecchia pulled into the TPC Twin Cities course parking lot and saw his name on a sign with “Champions Tour” above it, he felt he was at the right place. His time has come to play on the Champions Tour, and his challenge now is finding the confidence and consistency he needs to stay
Wednesday, August 04, 2010
Schniederjans and Roig set 36-hole pace at Junior PGA Championship
After heavy rains canceled second-round play Tuesday, Oliver Schniederjans of Powder Springs, Ga., shot 3-under-par 69 Wednesday to take a three-stroke lead over Denny McCarthy of Burtonsville, Md., in the boys' division of the 35th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour. Schniederjan
Local Knowledge: 2010 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
There's a lot on the line this week as the PGA Tour heads to Akron, Ohio, for the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone. First, coveted Ryder Cup points are on the line for U.S. players who have two more weeks to qualify on points.
Woods has high hopes about his game as he warms up for WGC-Bridgestone
A two-hour window Wednesday provided a snapshot of a strange year for Tiger Woods. The guy famous for sweeping dew off the grass with his crack-of-dawn practice rounds arrived shortly before lunch on the eve of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational to play nine holes at Firestone.
Surprising and consistent, Overton close to half of his Ryder Cup goals
Even avid golf fans might be surprised to see who is No. 4 in the U.S. Ryder Cup team rankings this week. Tiger Woods? Nope. He's ninth. Stewart Cink? He's at No.
One year later, Taylor ready to make amends in Turning Stone return
Nearly a year later, Vaughn Taylor still laments what might have been. With the Turning Stone Resort Championship there for the taking in a sudden-death playoff with Matt Kuchar early last October, Taylor let it slip away.
Local youth treated to instruction and golf at Junior PGA Championship
Youth from the Fort Wayne area were treated to expert instruction from PGA Professionals and world-class junior golf on Wednesday at Sycamore Hills Golf Club during the second round of the 35th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour. More than 200 local children from the YMCA, Lifetim
Ryder Cup host venue Celtic Manor Resort acquires nearby Country Inn
The Celtic Manor Resort -- host of the 2010 Ryder Cup in October -- has acquired an historic country inn adding to its roster of award-winning accommodations and restaurants. Newbridge on Usk is situated six miles upriver from Celtic Manor in an idyllic rural location in the hamlet of Tredunnock.
Government of Thailand launches bid to make country 'hub' of golf in Asia
The Government of Thailand has embarked on an ambitious program to develop and position the royal kingdom as "Asia's Golf Hub," government officials have announced.
A Quick Nine: Who will win the PGA Championship?
It's time for the final major championship of the season - Glory's Last Shot - the PGA Championship at the breathtaking Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisc.
Tuesday, August 03, 2010
Golf's magic number doesn't seem so magical when everyone shoots it
The PGA Tour used to be so hard that it was boring to play, much less watch. It was only three years ago at Firestone -- Tiger Woods was the only player to break par that week -- that Steve Stricker spoke for dozens of players when he said just about every tournament felt like a major. It sure
Woods paired with Westwood, No. 1 ranking on line at WGC-Bridgestone
Tiger Woods and Lee Westwood go head to head with the world No.
PGA Tour moves closer to requiring its players to play certain events
A proposal that would require PGA Tour members to compete in certain tournaments passed its first test and is on track to be adopted before the end of the Fall Series. In an effort to bolster tournaments that typically get weak fields, the concept is to designate a small number of events and dema
Notebook: Should Langer be picked for the European Ryder Cup team?
Bernhard Langer won senior majors in consecutive weeks, eight time zones apart, and there are some wondering whether he merits consideration as a captain's pick for the Ryder Cup. Don't count Darren Clarke among them. In between Langer winning the Senior British Open and the U.S.