PGA News Archive

Tuesday, August 03, 2010
As expected, Wells Fargo puts its name on Quail Hollow Championship
Charlotte's PGA Tour event at Quail Hollow Club is getting another name. Title sponsor Wells Fargo & Co. announced Tuesday it's putting its name on the tournament again, so the event will be renamed the Wells Fargo Championship.
Wronowski blog: Relentless rain puts a halt to play at Sycamore Hills
Well, even the best laid plans can come unraveled due to Mother Nature. We began on time at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday morning and had to stop at 8:30.
2010 Ryder Cup Points Team Standings (as of 08/01/10)
Eight U.S. Team members will be determined following the 92nd PGA Championship, Aug. 15, at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.; U.S. Ryder Cup Team Captain Corey Pavin will make his four remaining selections on Sept. 7. U. S.
Seven PGA Professionals Enhance Skills With Certified Professional Program
With the latest rounds of the PGA Proficiency Test completed at the end of June, seven PGA Professionals received nine certifications from The Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA) Certified Professional Program. The PGA Certified Professional Program is an online educational curricu
The PGA of America Announces Latest Master Professional Program Graduates
The Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America is pleased to announce that six PGA Professionals have graduated from the PGA Master Professional Program. Since the program's inception, 333 PGA Professionals have graduated from the Master Professional Program.
PGA Fall Expo Offers Complimentary Career Fair to Build Golf Employment in 2010
The complimentary PGA Fall Expo Career Fair returns in 2010 to connect qualified industry professionals with job opportunities at some of the most recognized companies in golf, August 17-18, at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Located right on the show floor in Booth 1035, t
Countdown to Whistling Straits: Meet the Top 20 PGA Professionals - Part 3
The 92nd PGA Championship field features 20 PGA Professionals who earned a berth through the 43rd PGA Professional National Championship, June 27-30, at French Lick (Ind.) Resort. PGA NEWS follows the path of the 20 to Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis., and today continues a four-part series that
PGA Championship to feature 73 Internationals, 99 of top 100 in world
The 92nd PGA Championship, Aug.
Under Armour named presenting sponsor of Junior PGA Championship
The PGA of America today announced their partnership with Under Armour, Inc.
Heavy rain washes out second round of 35th Junior PGA Championship
After heavy rain left Sycamore Hills Golf Club under nearly two inches of rain, the second round of play was canceled due to inclement weather. All players who had started their rounds will have their strokes and any penalties declared null and void. Play was originally suspended at 8:30 a.m.
Monday, August 02, 2010
Walker Cup star Fowler has sights set on Ryder Cup berth in record time
You cannot miss Rickie Fowler when he plays golf. Big cap, big hair, garishly bright clothes. For the final round of the British Open, he was all orange -- shirt, trousers, shoes, cap, necklace, watch.
Thomas breaks course record, jumps out to Junior PGA Championship lead
On a nearly cloudless day that makes Chamber of Commerce officials drool and golfers as pleased, Justin Thomas of Goshen, Ky., was the benefactor of his own vintage round, posting a course-record 7-under-par 65 to grab the boys' division lead Monday in the 35th Junior PGA Championship. Thomas le
Ryder Cup stars Curtis and Weekley gain PGA Championship invitations
Ben Curtis and Boo Weekley are going to the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits despite falling from the top 100 in the world ranking. The PGA of America changed its criteria last year to require that members of the most recent Ryder Cup team stay within the top 100.
With three majors already, Tseng eyes as many as idol Sorenstam amassed
Rory McIlroy, eat your heart out. Taiwan's Yani Tseng is also only 21 and she already has three major titles to her name in the women's game. The third -- and her second of the season -- came in the Ricoh British Open at Royal Birkdale on Sunday and leaves her needing just the U.S.
Both Westwood and Mickelson have chance to dethrone Woods this week
Lee Westwood has no desire to be remembered for second-place finishes, but another one this week could be very special. It could make him world No.
Boston's PGA Tour stop in danger as Deutsche Bank waits to reveal plans
The Deutsche Bank Championship is in the final year of its title sponsorship agreement, and so far the Labor Day weekend tournament has been unable to secure a new deal that would guarantee its place on the PGA Tour schedule for 2011. “I would have thought we would have an answer for you by now,”
IOC staff member Scanlon named to head up Olympic golf organization
Antony Scanlon has been appointed head of golf’s Olympic organization. Scanlon is an Australian who has been involved with the Olympics since 1998. His job as executive director starts Nov. 1 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Wronowski Blog: Exciting, inspiring start to prestigious championship
I am here at the 35th Junior PGA Championship at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne, Ind. From the drive into the clubhouse, it is easy to tell you are somewhere very special.
Golf legend Annika Sorenstam gives inspirational speech at 35th Junior PGA Championship
Some inspirational words from a World Golf Hall of Famer highlighted what was the beginning of an important week in junior golf. Annika Sorenstam, who amassed 89 worldwide professional victories, including 72 LPGA wins, 10 of which were Major Championships, addressed players, parents and guests a
Turning Stone CEO Halbritter gives up controversial PGA Tour exemption
Turning Stone Resort CEO Ray Halbritter has withdrawn from the field for this week's Turning Stone Resort Championship. Halbritter, who also serves as the CEO of the Oneida Nation Enterprises, announced his decision Sunday night and says he will give the exemption into the PGA Tour event to anoth