PGA News Archive

Saturday, November 10, 2012
Bevacqua named new CEO of PGA of America, Crall promoted to COO
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Peter Bevacqua has been selected as chief executive officer of The PGA of America, becoming the third CEO of the world’s largest sports organization. He succeeds Joe Steranka, who retired after 25 years with The PGA, the last seven as CEO.
Bishop, Sprague and Levy elected to highest offices at PGA of America
BALTIMORE -- Ted Bishop of Franklin, Ind., was elected the 38th President of The Professional Golfers’ Association of America today at the Association’s 96th Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore.
Beljan out of hospital, ready to play third round at PGA Tour season-ender
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- One day after he spent some five hours wondering if he was going to die, Charlie Beljan returned to Disney on Saturday with only an hour of sleep in the hospital and concern that he might face another day of a racing heart and shortness of breath
Bjorn leads Wood midway through third round in rainy Singapore Open
SINGAPORE -- Denmark's Thomas Bjorn had to wait more than 36 hours to tee off in the second round of the rain-soaked Barclays Singapore Open. The delay might have done him good.
Friday, November 09, 2012
Tiger and Rory together on CNN
Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have shared golf's biggest stage for the last couple of years, and have played together several times in recent weeks. But until recently, they had never sat down for a joint interview.
New Jersey Section receives Herb Graffis Award for player development
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The New Jersey PGA Section, comprised of 452 members and apprentices, was presented the Herb Graffis Award Saturday, honoring its exemplary contributions in player development and growth of the game programming.
PGA Professional Kennedy receives Patriot Award for supporting military
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – John Kennedy Jr.
James Bond is back, and reminds us of golf
It’s Friday, which means the new James Bond movie, "Skyfall," is now showing at a theater near you.
Stanford opens two-stroke lead over Park at Lorena Ochoa Invitational
GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Angela Stanford shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead over South Korea's Inbee Park after the second round of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.
Beljan nearly passes out on his way to second-round lead at Disney World
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Charlie Beljan was worried about keeping his PGA Tour card when he showed up at Disney World for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic, the final tournament of the year.
College golf coach fired after profane tirade
Huntingdon College Golf Coach Matt Mahanic was fired Friday after a recording of his profanity-filled tirade at his players made its way onto the Internet.
PGA Annual Meeting in Baltimore to focus on ways of transforming golf
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Four hundred PGA Professionals, representing 41 nationwide Sections, are anticipated to gather Nov. 8-10, in Baltimore for the 96th PGA Annual Meeting.
2012 PGA of America Annual Meeting
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Dyson and Nirat share lead as rain again halts Barclays Singapore Open
SINGAPORE – Rain severely disrupted play at the Barclays Singapore Open again on Friday, with golfers being shuttled on and off the course and half the field unable to even start the second round.
Thursday, November 08, 2012
What the heck is on Harrington's face?
I was flipping through the images from today’s tournaments around the globe, and came to a dead stop when I saw the image above. Holy handlebar, Batman – what on earth has taken over the bottom half of Padraig Harrington’s face?
Chromax Golf adds premium Distance ball to its colorful line
Chromax Golf has introduced the Distance ball to its line of high-visibility, metallic finish golf balls. The Distance, a premium ball designed for players of all abilities, is Chromax’s first 90-compression ball.
Wie shares lead with Stanford and Kung at Lorena Ochoa Invitational
GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Michelle Wie shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday for a share of the first-round lead in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational with Angela Stanford and Candie Kung.
Wi off to another fast start, leads PGA Tour season finale at Disney World
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Getting off to a quick start is nothing new for Charlie Wi. The hard part is figuring out how to finish.
Bjorn leads rain-interrupted Singapore Open, McIlroy only plays eight holes
SINGAPORE -- Thomas Bjorn shot a 5-under 66 Thursday to take the lead of the Barclays Singapore Open after rain interrupted the first round.
Trump course featured in new film