PGA News Archive

Wednesday, August 25, 2010
A Lesson Learned: Lessons from the PGA Championship
Instruction: Getting the Finger In Kohler...... Among the tremendous occurrences during the week of the PGA Championship, one still stands out amongst the groups of Instructors (from the PGA Center for Learning and Performance) who made the journey to spend hours and hours of time with thousands o
Reigning NCAA champ Langley ousts Jackson in U.S. Amateur stroke play
Amory Davis needed a missed 4-footer and then a birdie on the second playoff hole just to reach the match play portion of the U.S. Amateur. Then nearly seven hours after he first arrived at Chambers Bay on Wednesday, Davis knocked out the top seed in match play.
At Canadian Women's Open, Kane welcomes evolution of women's golf
LPGA Tour veteran Lorie Kane of Canada sees a lot of change in the evolution of her sport. Gone are the days when Americans and Europeans dominated the Tour.
PGA Tour playoffs begin at Barclays, offering high-dollar hope for many
Ernie Els has been atop the FedExCup standings for the last five months, ever since he won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for his second PGA Tour win of the year.
Woods calls divorce 'sad time' in life; Elin says she 'went through hell'
For the first time all summer, Tiger Woods showed up at a PGA Tour event knowing that his day would not include phone calls from a lawyer or divorce documents to approve. He is only married to his golf now. "This is my job," Woods said Wednesday.
Monty knows who his captain's picks will be, at least until things change
Picking the best wild cards to try to win back the Ryder Cup will be the only thing on Colin Montgomerie's mind this weekend -- not where certain stars are playing. With Paul Casey, Padraig Harrington and Luke Donald sticking to their guns -- they are in America for the start of the PGA Tour’s Fe
PGA Tour Notebook: One simple way for Woods to retain his No. 1 ranking
Tiger Woods is at No. 1 in the world for the 272nd consecutive week. For the eighth time this year, that could change depending on Phil Mickelson. In fact, Mickelson has never been so close to the top. Woods has an average rating of 9.40 over the last two years, while Mickelson is at 9.14.
Bunker issue just latest in long line of bad breaks that Johnson has had
Dustin Johnson has become a quick study at coping with major disappointment. He had a three-shot lead going into the final round of the U.S.
A Quick Nine: Who are your Ryder Cup picks?
Ah… Can you feel it? The 38th Ryder Cup at The Celtic Manor in Newport, Wales, is just around the corner. Before Captain Corey Pavin and the U.S.
Furyk oversleeps, misses pro-am tee time, is disqualified from Barclays
Jim Furyk picked a bad time to sleep in. Furyk overslept Wednesday when his cell phone lost power overnight and the alarm didn't go off, causing him to be late for his pro-am tee time in The Barclays.
Wilson goes from 62 to 74, but hangs on to medalist honors at U.S. Amateur
Jeff Wilson shot a 3-over 74 over the difficult Chambers Course at Chambers Bay to win the stroke-play portion of the 110th U.S.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Down year for Tiger leads to parity on Tour after long period of dominance
The dominance of Tiger Woods becomes even more defined when he can't beat anyone at all. In the years when he wasn't winning a major or three, Woods compensated by winning at least five times on the PGA Tour against some of the strongest fields on some of the toughest courses.
PGA Champ Kaymer visits New York, rings opening bell at NASDAQ
Germany's Martin Kaymer, the newly crowned 2010 PGA Champion, paid a visit Tuesday to New York City in the aftermath of his breakthrough victory at the 92nd PGA Championship earlier this month.
Blasberg's death in May was suicide, says Nevada coroner in ruling
The Clark County coroner's office ruled Tuesday that 25-year-old professional golfer Erica Blasberg's death was a suicide. Blasberg died May 9 at her home in Henderson, about 15 miles southeast of the Las Vegas Strip. She was found with a plastic bag secured over her head.
Choosing three Ryder Cup wild cards is 'impossible' task, says Montgomerie
Ryder Cup skipper Colin Montgomerie has described this year's European team as the most competitive he can remember.
Hanson puzzled by Ryder hopefuls who're skipping final qualifying event
Peter Hanson wonders how much some stars want to be part of the Ryder Cup. Hanson spoke out shortly after arriving at Gleneagles for this week’s Johnnie Walker Championship, the final points-paying event of the yearlong qualifying process. "If you really want to make the team -- and, of course
Weir likely out for season with elbow injury, but hopes to avoid surgery
Mike Weir has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow and is likely out for the rest of the golf season. Weir finished the regular season on the PGA Tour ranked 128th in FedExCup points, and with only the top 125 making it into the first playoff event this week, the next event he is eligible
Wilson cards 62, second-lowest mark in event history, to lead U.S. Amateur
American Jeff Wilson shot the second-lowest score in the 110-year history of the U.S.
Groundskeeper, 74, slightly injured after lawn mower pins him in pond
A 2,200-pound lawn mower being operated by a groundskeeper at a New Jersey golf course slid down an embankment into a pond, pinning the groundskeeper for more than 20 minutes.
Monday, August 23, 2010
Atwal's victory on PGA Tour changes future of golf in his native India
Arjun Atwal did more than win a golf tournament. He may well have changed how the sport is regarded in India. “Undoubtedly the biggest thing to happen to Indian golf,” said Gaurav Ghei, who in 1997 became the first Indian to qualify for the British Open.