PGA News Archive

Monday, October 11, 2010
Westwood, Kaymer, Mickelson and Woods dueling for world No. 1 spot
Lee Westwood is not yet certain to dethrone Tiger Woods as the world’s top-ranked player later this month. Martin Kaymer could deny him. Although the Official World Golf Rankings’ rolling two-year formula guaratees that Westwood will overtake Tiger Woods on Oct.
Sunday, October 10, 2010
Gardiner birdies No. 18 four times to win Chattanooga Classic in playoff
Scott Gardiner two-putted for birdie on the fourth playoff hole Sunday to beat Joe Affrunti and David Branshaw for the title at the Chattanooga Classic on the Nationwide Tour.
Thompson wins Senior PNC crown by two shots over Blair and Faulkner
On a windless, hot Sunday afternoon in the Coachella Valley, Robert Thompson discovered that good things come to those who wait. Thompson, a PGA teaching professional at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Trinity, Texas, maintained his trademark steady pace while all around him were losing their bear
Hull edges past Lincicome to claim Navistar LPGA Classic victory
Australia's Katherine Hull rallied to win the Navistar LPGA Classic on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour victory, pulling ahead with a birdie on the par-5 17th and finishing with a par for a 5-under 67 for a one-stroke victory over Brittany Lincicome. Hull, who also won the 2008 Canadian Women's Op
Slocum emerges as McGladrey champ in late-round shakeout at Sea Island
Heath Slocum values winning against anybody, anywhere, on any tour. He was tied for the lead Sunday in the PGA Tour's inaugural McGladrey Classic, his ball just off the back of the 16th green, 60 feet from the hole.
O'Meara edges Allen in playoff for Senior Players Championship crown
Mark O'Meara was always among the best on the PGA Tour when it came to wrapping up victories in the final round, his nerves rarely failing him. He just hadn't been having a whole lot of luck doing it on the Champions Tour.
PGA Champion Kaymer wins Dunhill Links for his third straight victory
Golf's newest major champion Martin Kaymer has become the first player to win three times in a row on the European Tour since Tiger Woods four years ago. In bitterly cold and windy conditions at St.
Westwood confirms he'll take break to heal leg, will still become No. 1
Lee Westwood has decided not to play again this month because of his nagging leg injury -- and as a result he will take the world No. 1 spot away from Tiger Woods on Oct.
Ishikawa's late charge falls just short as Yokata wins Canon Open in Japan
Shinichi Yokata's final round of 67 saw the 38-year-old edge out Ryo Ishikawa to win the Canon Open by two shots at Totsuka Country Club. Yokata collected an eagle, four birdies and a bogey to pull clear of fellow overnight co-leaders Ishikawa and Hideto Tanihara and finish on 14 under par to tak
2009 PGA Champ Yang wins Korea Open, making up 10-shot deficit
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Japanese amateur Matsuyama earns spot in Masters at Asian Amateur
Hideki Matsuyama closed with a 4-under 67 to win the Asian Amateur on Sunday and earn a spot in the Masters as the first Japanese amateur at Augusta National. Matsuyama played bogey-free at Kasumigaseki Country Club and broke par in all four rounds for a five-shot victory over Tarquin MacManus of
Saturday, October 09, 2010
Rookie Affrunti keeps his lead after third round of Chattanooga Classic
Joe Affrunti fired a 4-under 68 Saturday and maintained his lead after 54 holes of the Nationwide Tour’s Chattanooga Classic. Affrunti missed a 6-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th, but still tapped in for birdie to give himself a lead over veteran David Branshaw.
Despite double, Kerr builds three-shot lead at Navistar LPGA Classic
Cristie Kerr moved into position for her third victory of the year, shooting a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead in the Navistar LPGA Classic.
Final-hole birdies give Lawrence and Fieger share of Senior PNC lead
Gene Fieger of Naples, Fla., and Mike Lawrence of Easley, S.C., two veterans who last were in contention for a national championship two decades ago, each birdied the 18th hole Saturday afternoon to share the third-round lead in the 22nd Senior PGA Professional National Championship. Fieger, the
Slowly but surely, Slocum slides into one-shot lead at McGladrey Classic
No matter what golf course Heath Slocum is playing, his formula for winning doesn't change. He tries to keep it in the short grass and make as many putts as he can. And no matter who else is playing, his desire to win isn't any different, either.
Only one under par all three rounds, O'Meara takes lead at Senior Players
Mark O'Meara, looking for his first individual victory on the Champions Tour, shot a 1-under 69 Saturday for a two-stoke lead entering the final round of the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship. O'Meara will be at 5 under going into Sunday at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm.
Westwood closes in on Parry, and No. 1 ranking, at Alfred Dunhill Links
John Parry’s lead at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship was halved to two strokes Saturday after the Englishman shot a 1-under 71 in the third round.
Friday, October 08, 2010
Lawrence, Faulkner and Karr tied for lead midway through Senior PNC
It is not a stretch to say that Mike Lawrence of Easley, S.C., enjoys his trips to Southern California's Coachella Valley.
Ex-software developer Affrunti codes three-shot Chattanooga Classic lead
Joe Affrunti fired a 6-under 66 Friday and grabbed a three-stroke lead at the halfway point of the Nationwide Tour’s Chattanooga Classic. Affrunti, a 29-year-old rookie from Chicago, is at 14-under 130 and atop the leaderboard for the first time this season. “It’s the second day,” he said.
Miyazato and Choi race into tie with Kerr after 36 holes at Navistar Classic
Japan's Mika Miyazato shot a 9-under 63 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead in the Navistar LPGA Classic with Na Yeon Choi and Cristie Kerr.