PGA News Archive

Friday, January 07, 2011
Europe and Asia tied 2-2 after first day of action at 2011 Royal Trophy
The opening day of the Royal Trophy ended even as defending champion Europe drew 2-2 with Asia in Friday's foursomes.
Thursday, January 06, 2011
Byrd and Pettersson share first-round lead at PGA Tour season opener
Jonathan Byrd and Carl Pettersson didn’t miss a beat in the PGA Tour opener, both enjoying the views and surprisingly calm conditions in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions to share the lead at 7-under 66 after Thursday’s first round.
Woods ends 13-year relationship with Golf Digest as contract not renewed
Tiger Woods has one less endorsement deal, ending his 13-year relationship with golf’s biggest magazine when they couldn’t agree on how many hours he should devote to the job.
LPGA Tour to feature 25 events, with 13 in United States, on 2011 slate
The LPGA Tour will play 13 times in the United States as part of a 25-tournament schedule it released Thursday, including a new event in Arizona where the players will forgo paychecks to recognize the LPGA founders.
Ogilvy out at Kapalua, future unclear as cut finger not healed enough to play
Geoff Ogilvy tried swinging the cut-down club of his 2-year-old son in the hotel room. He moved out to the balcony to try a regular club, and the results were not much better.
Several players teaming up with new caddies, short-term and long-term
Along with some equipment changes for players, a few of them have new caddies to start the year.
Clarke and Schwartzel start strong at African Open, local star Pieters leads
Brandon Pieters was the clubhouse leader after Thursday's delayed Day 1 of the Africa Open as his 7-under-par round of 66 put him a shot clear in the first event on the 2011 calendar, co-sponsored by the European Tour and southern Africa’s Sunshine Tour.
Cornell lands life's collection of plans and papers from Robert Trent Jones
Cornell University has acquired 70 years’ worth of plans and papers of famed golf course designer Robert Trent Jones. The collection was donated by Jones’ sons, Rees and Robert Jr., who also are golf course designers.
Led by Montgomerie, Europe guns for fourth Royal Trophy win over Asia
Colin Montgomerie will captain another European side this weekend when the Royal Trophy gets under way on Friday.
PGA Tour season starts with Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii
Geoff Ogilvy has 12 stitches in his finger. Zach Johnson cut a hole in his shoe to accommodate his bum toe. Hawaii isn’t paradise for everyone at the PGA Tour’s season opener.
Local Knowledge: 2011 Hyundai Tournament of Champions
After a brief "off season" the PGA Tour embarks on its 2011 campaign this week in paradise. The Plantation Course at the breathtaking Kapalua Resort plays host to the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions, where Geoff Ogilvy is the two-time defending champion.
Local Knowledge: 2011 Hyundai Tournament of Champions
After a brief "off season" the PGA Tour embarks on its 2011 campaign this week in paradise. The Plantation Course at the breathtaking Kapalua Resort plays host to the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions, where Geoff Ogilvy is the two-time defending champion.
Strong European Tour good for golf worldwide, says PGA Tour’s Finchem
The European Tour is stronger than ever, and PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem says he’s glad to see it.
Tickets for 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island almost sold out
The combination of the Ocean Course and the world’s best golfers has made tickets for the 2012 PGA Championship extremely hot items.
Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Ogilvy receives 12 stitches in finger, status for tournament remains unclear
Geoff Ogilvy might not be able to defend his title in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions after cutting open his finger on a coral reef at the beach and receiving 12 stitches. Ogilvy was coming in from the surf Tuesday when he cut his right index finger on the reef.
Golf equipment endorsement ledger
Here is a running list of recent endorsement agreements signed by professional golfers, as announced by the sponsoring companies. New announcements will be added to the top of this list as they become available:
McDowell seeks to take game to next level starting this week in Hawaii
Graeme McDowell didn’t stop flying around the world until there were no tournaments left for him to play.
McDowell and Mahan paired again, this time far from Ryder Cup spotlight
Graeme McDowell and Hunter Mahan will renew their Ryder Cup rivalry when the 2011 PGA Tour gets under way on Thursday.
Clarke looks to kickstart 2011 season with strong showing in Africa Open
Darren Clarke is desperate for his career to get back on the right track in 2011 and is hoping this week's Africa Open will be the place where he turns around his fortunes.
A Quick Nine: 2011 Predictions
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