PGA News Archive

Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Nine European venues throw their hats into ring to host 2015 Solheim Cup
The Ladies European Tour says nine candidates have declared an interest in hosting the Solheim Cup between Europe and the United States in 2015. Six of the nine have made their bids public while the other three wish to remain anonymous after the deadline for applications passed Oct.
For Women: it starts at address
The setup position for any golfer is extremely important.
The Biggest Myth About Getting Started
PGA Professional Suzy Whaley knows a thing or two about facing tough situations. As the first women in 58 years to tee it up in a PGA Tour event, Suzy has gained a legion of fans and industry respect by her charm, her enthusiasm and her insight into the growing the game of golf.
Tweet, tweet: Tiger decides to give Twitter a try
Tiger Woods in on Twitter, and that's not all. Newsweek posted an op-ed piece by Woods on Wednesday titled, "How I've Redefined Victory." He is scheduled to be a guest for two segments Thursday on ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike in the Morning." As he approaches the one-year anniversary of a Thanksg
A Quick Nine: What do you like about Fall golf?
There's less daylight and the weather might be getting cooler as winter approaches in various parts of the country, but that doesn't mean it's time to put the clubs in the closet for the winter just yet.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
HSBC Champions to stay unofficial money, at least for now, says Finchem
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem is not ready to count the HSBC Champions as official money on the PGA Tour, even though it’s a World Golf Championship, because it comes so late in the year -- a week before the season-ending Children’s Miracle Network Classic at Disney World. But there is preced
Packed schedules are better for young players, say Westwood and Ishikawa
One key to Lee Westwood’s success was cutting back on his schedule -- finding the right balance that keeps him sharp competitively but still feeling fresh when he plays.
Finale at Disney World provided more excitement than usual this go-round
For all the complaints about overseas tournaments taking away from the Children’s Miracle Network Classic at Disney World, why would the PGA Tour’s season-ending tournament want to change what it had this year?
Australian Masters eyes spot before Presidents Cup, but so do others
Tiger Woods returning to Australia for the third straight year is a fairly safe bet considering the Presidents Cup will be held in 2011 at Royal Melbourne. The question is how many times he plays Down Under, and that depends largely on the schedule. IMG runs the Australian Masters, which it ha
Lewis and Minoza share lead after Day 1 of Champions Tour Q-School
PGA Tour veteran J.L. Lewis of Austin, Texas, and Frankie Minoza of the Philippines, a long-time competitor on the Japan Tour and Asian Tour, share the first-round lead at the Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament at TPC Eagle Trace after opening round 6-under-par 66s on Tuesday.
Ball, the Last Master Standing, celebrates 100th birthday
Samuel Henry "Errie" Ball, the humble man from Wales whose professional golf career was sparked by legendary Bobby Jones, achieved a new milestone Nov.
Unprecedented education schedule for PGA Merchandise Show week
An unprecedented number of learning opportunities await PGA Professionals and industry leaders during an expanded PGA Merchandise Show week-long education schedule that now begins with the PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit at The Faldo Institute, Jan.
Callaway celebrates Big Bertha's 20th birthday at PGA Merchandise Show
Callaway Golf will showcase the company's latest equipment, apparel, GPS devices, footwear and golf accessory lines during their 28th consecutive year of participation in the annual PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 27-29, 2011, in Orlando, Fla.
What's in the winner's bags this week
What equipment did Robert Garrigus, Stuart Appleby and last week’s other winners use to achieve victory last week? We check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week ending Nov.
After two straight runner-ups, McIlroy seeks breakthrough win in Hong Kong
Two-time UBS Hong Kong Open runner-up Rory McIlroy is hoping a new level of professional contentment can help him end his 2010 European Tour drought at the Fanling course this weekend.
Asian Captain Ozaki loads his Royal Trophy team with rising young stars
Asia opted for youth for the Royal Trophy golf competition against Europe, selecting four young players among five named on Tuesday. South Koreans Kim Kyung-tae, 24, and Noh Seung-yul, 19, were joined by Japanese players Yuta Ikeda, 24, Shusuke Sonoda, 21, and the earlier-named Ryo Ishikawa, 19.
Monday, November 15, 2010
O'Meara-Price team wins ADT Skills Challenge over Couples-Johnson
Mark O’Meara and Nick Price won the 19th annual ADT Golf Skills Challenge at The Breakers on Monday. The duo beat Fred Couples and Dustin Johnson in the reverse scramble final, in which teams picked the worst shot of the opponents to be played throughout the 4-par, 10th hole. The finalists had
A week's worth of tweets, Nov. 8-14
Many prominent golf companies and pro tour players have taken 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.
Woods playing better in streaks, but he spends a full year stuck on 82 wins
The trophy case for Tiger Woods is collecting dust. He finally gave the big crowds at Victoria Golf Club something to cheer in the final hour of the Australian Masters on Sunday by making two eagles in a four-hole stretch and closing with a 6-under 65 to get his name on the leaderboard for the
Drug suspension lifted, Barron heads to Q-School to try to regain status
Doug Barron had a marathon day of golf by his standards, leaving him more excited than he was exhausted. Only a few months ago, he had no energy for anything, even after a long night of sleep.