PGA News Archive

Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Club Test 2011: Odyssey White Ice Putters
From Golf Magazine (June 2011) Odyssey White Ice Dart Category: High-MOI Mallet Putters We tested: 34", 35" shaft length
South Carolina's Hidden Gems - Hole No. 7: The 17th Hole at The Walker Course
With "tiger paws" painted on all the highways leading into Clemson, you definitely know when you are in Clemson, South Carolina! But even that is not enough for the true Clemson golf fan, yet another tiger paw must be seen to have fully experienced Clemson.
Fitness Month: Q&A with Doug Perron
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Doug Perron, President and Principal Trainer of the Barrington Fitness Studio, sat down with PGA.com's T.J. Auclair to talk about his work with the Titleist Performance Institute.
Fitness Month: TPI -- a way to get healthy, fit and play better golf
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and The PGA of America is teaming up with the President's Challenge Program to encourage children and families to be active and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Quiros hopes Masters boost will aid him in defense of Spanish Open title
Alvaro Quiros will this week try for something last achieved by Max Faulkner in 1953 -- a successful defense of the Spanish Open title.
Young Manassero, veteran Jimenez seek to win their first Spanish title
Europe's new sensation Matteo Manassero will create more history next week when he becomes the youngest player ever to compete in golf's richest event, the $9 million Players Championship in Florida.
Dougherty pulls out of Spanish Open to visit father for help fixing his game
England's Nick Dougherty, yet to make a single penny in nine European Tour starts this year, has pulled out of this week's Spanish Open and flown to Florida in the hope that his father can help bring an end to his nightmare.
A Quick Nine: What is the best golf-themed Mother's Day gift?
In case you had forgotten, let this serve as a friendly reminder -- Mother's Day is this Sunday. There. No you have no excuses.
Tuesday, May 03, 2011
A Sense of Huber: How good is good?
It is always a fleeting thought, no matter how solid the reality underneath. It might not come watching Tiger Woods shoot 63. It might not even come watching Jack Nicklaus shoot 73. But surely it does come. Heck, I think even I could do that.
McIlroy, back at Quail Hollow, ready to move on from Masters misery
The first time Rory McIlroy recalls watching the Masters on TV was in 1996. And like any other 6-year-old already smitten with the game, he no doubt dreamed of being on that stage himself one day.
25th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship
The 25th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship presented by Brown Capital Management was played May 6-8 at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
New PGA Tour putting statistic aims to take bias out of previous stats
Dean Wilson always believed he was a good putter, whether he was in Japan or on the PGA Tour. The trick was finding proof of that in the statistics.
O'Hair decides to leave swing coach Foley as housecleaning continues
Sean O’Hair not only is looking for his game, he’s now looking for a new swing coach.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of May 1, 2011
What clubs did Bubba Watson and last week’s other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek in their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week of May 1:
Monday, May 02, 2011
Wie and Creamer latest to commit to Sybase Match Play Championship
The top 44 players on the LPGA Tour’s official money list are part of the preliminary field list for the LPGA Sybase Match Play Championship in two weeks at the Hamilton Farm Club.
McDowell says no one will break par during U.S. Open at Congressional
Reigning U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell played the famed Blue Course at Congressional Country Club for the first time Monday. It was just a look-see practice round, so naturally it wasn’t televised. But, this being the 21st century, it was very much Twitterized.
USGA likely to change 'bad rule' that hurt Simpson on Zurich Classic green
Webb Simpson called it a “bad rule.” He was penalized a stroke because the ball moved as he was addressing it on the green, costing him one stroke and perhaps his first PGA Tour victory.
Saltman returns to action after three- month cheating ban at Spanish Open
Elliot Saltman has his first chance to try to put a three-month European Tour ban behind him at this week's Spanish Open.
A week's worth of tweets, April 25-May 1, 2011
Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
Watson gives $50K to UGA for Play Golf America University Program
ATHENS, Ga., May 2, 2011 -- An Athens homecoming for Bubba Watson was made even more special as the PGA TOUR golfer and former Bulldog presented a $50,000 check to the University of Georgia on Monday as a kick-off to the Stadion Classic at UGA.