PGA News Archive

Friday, July 01, 2011
A Sense of Huber: Course, Interrupted
I am a dues-paying member of the Atlanta Athletic Club, have been for the last 28 years, will be until they kick me out for parking in the handicap zone or smuggling my own sandwiches.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Club Test 2011: Srixon Z-Star Driver
From Golf Magazine (March, 2011) Category: Game-Improvement Drivers We tested: 9°, 10.5° with Miyazaki Dromos graphite shaft
Point leader Lehman headlines second edition of Montreal Championship
With the Montreal Championship set to begin on Canada Day, Champions Tour points leader Tom Lehman didn’t miss the occasion to get into the holiday spirit.
Scott shares lead with Haas at AT&T National, where only 28 break par
Adam Scott must have felt as though he got another crack at the U.S. Open on Thursday in the AT&T National. Only this course felt more like a U.S. Open.
Golf writer Ramsey dies at 75 after cancer battle, honored by Nicklaus
Longtime Australian golf writer Tom Ramsey has died at 75. He fought cancer for a decade and died Wednesday.
Bob Hope Classic gets new name and format, becomes Humana Challege
The PGA Tour’s Bob Hope Classic has a new title sponsor and a new format.
Storm and Green lead French Open, Watson nine back in European debut
Graeme Storm of England shot a bogey-free 6-under 65 to share the lead with Richard Green of Australia after the first round of the European Tour’s Alstom French Open on Thursday.
Callaway interim CEO seeks to regain market share, announces layoffs
Callaway Golf’s new interim CEO, Anthony Thornley, says the golf equipment maker will put some savings from planned job cuts toward boosting marketing spending and gaining back market share.
On his third heart, Compton on verge of fulfilling his PGA Tour dream
Erik Compton is among the elite on the PGA Tour this week at the AT&T National, even though he has been in a league of his own for about as long as he’s been playing golf.
Red-hot last year, defending AT&T champ Rose looks to end barren spell
Three missed cuts in a row and no top-10 finishes since March provide a stark contrast to a year ago for Justin Rose as he defends his AT&T National title this week.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Kaymer hopes to begin renewed climb to No. 1 ranking at French Open
Martin Kaymer thinks he would cope better with the demands of being world No. 1 if he can get back there. The 26-year-old German knocked Lee Westwood off the top spot in February and stayed there for eight weeks, but now finds himself back down to fourth.
Callaway names ex-Qualcomm COO Thornley as its interim CEO
Callaway Golf Company has appointed Anthony S. Thornley interim president and chief executive officer. The move announced Wednesday fills a vacancy created by the resignation of George Fellows.
Woods' niece advances to Round 2 in U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links
Qualifying medalist Cheyenne Woods, the niece of Tiger Woods, advanced to the second round of match play in the Women’s U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship, beating Ashley Edwards 4 and 3 on Wednesday at Bandon Dunes’ Old Macdonald course.
Hutsell prevails at the 2011 PGA Professional National Championship
HERSHEY, Pa. - David Hutsell of Baltimore, Md., will be the first to declare that good things happen to those who wait and can learn from heartbreak. A decade ago in Sunriver, Ore., Hutsell lost a playoff for a berth in the PGA Championship.
A Lesson Learned: Putting on fast greens
Every player that I talked to all week, even prior to the start of the championship, said the same thing to me, "The course looks perfect, I hope I make some putts."
Bethpage and Liberty to be part of Barclays and FedEx Cup playoffs
 Bethpage Black is back on golf’s landscape, this time as the first FedExCup playoff event.
Local Qualifying ends with six more players earning berths at St. George's
Andy Smith overcame a substantial lack of practice and played with a set of borrowed clubs Tuesday and Wednesday to secure his place in next month's British Open at Royal St. George's, near his hometown of Kent.
Woods to pitch heat rub in Japan, his first new endorsement deal since 2009
Tiger Woods has signed a three-year deal to promote a Japanese pain reliever, his first endorsement since he was caught in a sex scandal toward the end of 2009.
Local Knowledge: 2011 AT&T National
The PGA Tour is just outside Philadelphia this week for the AT&T National at the beautiful Aronimink Golf Club. Justin Rose picked up his second career Tour win at Aronimink in 2010 and returns as the defending champion.
Veteran NBC/Golf Channel Broadcaster Mark Rolfing to appear at 2011 PGA Expo
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Veteran NBC/Golf Channel broadcaster Mark Rolfing will make a special appearance on the Show floor main stage at the 2011 PGA Expo on Tuesday, August 23, at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas.